KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Friday rebuffed allegations made by former Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai about PM Oli’s involvement in corruption in Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project.
KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The plan of Prime Minister K P Oli to bring a reshuffle in the cabinet has failed to materialize as differences continue to persist between PM Oli and the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal over the ministerial candidates.
KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The chairman duo of the ruling Nepal Communist Party KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal are currently holding a meeting at the former’s official residence in Baluwatar to finalize the names of the leaders to be inducted as the ministers in the Oli-led cabinet.
KATHMANDU, Sept 22: While reaffirming Nepal’s commitment to peace, prosperity and justice, Prime Minister KP Sharma has called for strengthening the United Nations and empowering it as the centre of multilateralism to deal with the complex challenges the world is confronting today.
KATHMANDU, Sep 21: A small backyard garden in Pritam Acharya’s house was full of giloy (gurjo). Acharya, a resident of Chandragiri Municipality, used to destroy the herb once a month. But now, Acharya regularly consumes giloy water every morning on an empty stomach.
KATHMANDU, July 15: A senior Indian Congress leader Dr Karan Singh has said that the remarks made by Prime Minister K P Oli that Lord Ram was born in a village in East Nepal and that Ayodhya was only an artificial concept created by India was ‘mind-boggling’.
KATHMANDU, July 15: A day after Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli accused the southern neighbor India of creating an artificial Ayodhya by manipulating the cultural facts, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Tuesday clarified that the remarks made by Prime Minister Oli “are not linked to any political subject and have no intention at all to hurt the feelings and sentiments of anyone.”
KATHMANDU, July 1: Just a couple of days after Prime Minister KP Oli said that forces within Nepal and India were conspiring against him to oust him from power, senior leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have asked Oli to step down from the posts of both prime minister and the party’s chairman.
KATHMANDU, June 28: Amid souring relations with India after his government endorsed Nepal's new political map that includes Kalapani, Lipu Lekh and Limpiyadhura, Prime Minister KP Oli has alleged that India along with a section of political forces in Nepal was conspiring to oust him from power in an apparent bid to take revenge against him for the new map.
KATHMANDU, June 24: Executive Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal lambasted the government for its lackluster performance during the party's Standing Committee meeting which began earlier on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, June 22: While the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli keeps saying that Nepalis have “strong immune systems” and suggests consuming turmeric to tackle the COVID-19 infection, the government data shows two in three deaths in Nepal are related to chronic diseases.
KATHMANDU, June 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli addressed the House of Representatives on Wednesday. Oli spoke on a range of contemporary issues including the government's efforts to contain the coronavirus disease.
KATHMANDU, May 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's address to the nation is dwelling on the efforts made by the government to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) including the nationwide lockdown measures.
KATHMANDU, May 19: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that China has clarified that its agreement with India to open a link road through the Lipu Lekh pass does not affect the outstanding boundary questions between Nepal and India.
KATHMANDU, May 19: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that Kalapani, Lipu Lekh and Limpiyadhura are indisputably Nepali territories which were made to look like disputed ones after the Indian army occupied them without any grounds in 1962.
KATHMANDU, May 1: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and President of the State of Israel Reuven Rivlin discussed the measures taken by their respective governments to tackle the coronavirus pandemic during their telephone conversation on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, April 28: A debate is raging on social media platforms about the role of state-funded media after Radio Nepal removed an interview with former Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai from its online archive.
The good news is that the Oli government has withdrawn the two controversial ordinances it had introduced four days ago on Monday. The two ‘surprise’ ordinances - one to amend the Political Party Act so as to ease splits in political parties and the other to amend the Constitutional Council Act in order to allow the Constitution Council to conduct meetings even in the absence of the main opposition leader – have been withdrawn. Following a Cabinet decision on Friday, President Bidya Bhandari announced the repeal of the ordinances as swiftly as she had certified them within a couple of hours of receiving them from the government.
KATHMANDU, April 23: On the eve of the 14th Loktantra Diwas, PM KP Sharma Oli orchestrated a massive political drama, eclipsing Sher Bahadur Deuba’s long-forgotten strategy of flipping members of parliament overnight. Biswadeep Pandey, deputy chief of central communication department and central committee member of Samajwadi party, has been tweeting (@BishwadeepP) the political drama since late last night. He Tweeted at 7:43PM last night, saying that the former state minister of health and central committee member of Samajwadi Party, Dr. Surendra Yadav, was “kidnapped from his home in Janakpur and was brought to Kathmandu, on the direct orders from PM Oli”.
KATHMANDU, April 22: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday held telephone conversation with President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades and took note of the condition of Nepali students and others involved in various businesses in Cyprus.