KATHMANDU, May 8: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba and CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal have reached an understanding to foil the bid of Prime Minister K P Oli to secure vote of confidence from parliament.

Announces to forge electoral alliance with other parties to reduce Oli-led UML to fourth largest party in upcoming elections

KATHMANDU, April 3: Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center), Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the country’s political scenario has taken a turn for the better.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has filed a review petition against the Supreme Court verdict that invalidated the unification between the erstwhile CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center).

KAVRE, March 24: Chairperson of CPN (Maoist Centre) Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Wednesday said that discussions on the course that the party should pursue were underway in the party’s central committee.

KATHMANDU, March 16: The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) has picked its Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal as its parliamentary party leader.

BUTWAL, March 12: Chairman of Nepal Communist Party (Maoist Center), Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that he presented a 19-page political report in an apparent bid to revolt against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, March 9: President of the Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba and Chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) held a meeting at the former’s Budhanilkantha-based residence on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 7: Amid allegations of the Oli-led faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) that Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota had been dancing to the tune of the NCP rival faction, Speaker Sapkota has held a meeting with the rival faction leaders Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal at his office in  Singh Durbar Sunday morning.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Submitting his written response to the Supreme Court over contempt of court charge on Sunday, one of the two chairmen of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that courts can never be influenced by rallies, slogans and speeches.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Rival faction chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal has courted a serious controversy after he said in a television interview that a power equation between their faction of the NCP, Nepali Congress and Janata Samajbadi Party would be 'comfortable' to India as well.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The Supreme Court (SC) has asked Pushpa Kamal Dahal, chairman of Dahal-Nepal faction of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to present himself or his representatives in the court with a written response on the contempt of court case filed against him.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has called a meeting of the party’s standing committee.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Chairman of the rival faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has expressed confidence that the Supreme Court will reinstate the dissolved House of Representatives (HoR), correcting the unconstitutional move taken by Prime Minister KP Oli.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: In an apparent bid to set up a separate organizational structure following the vertical split in the party after Prime Minister KP Shamra Oli’s House dissolution move on December 20 last year, the rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal has finalized the names of chairpersons and secretaries in 64 districts across the county.

Sources claimed that Prime Minister Oli along with a few senior leaders of his faction is visiting the EC office to furnish claims to recognize his faction of the party as the official NCP.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal, the chairmen duo of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist party (NCP) are scheduled to participate in a sit-in protest at Maitighar today.

ARGHAKHANCHI, Jan 30: Former energy minister Barsha Man Pun has said that the then Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and former energy minister Janardan Sharma should be given full credit for ending the chronic load-shedding problem that Nepal witnessed for a long time.

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 29: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Dahal-Nepal faction Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the country has been witnessing a big political crisis of late.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The Election Commission (EC) has invited both factions of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) for holding discussions on the preparations for the upcoming midterm elections.

The election body says NCP is still one on legal ground.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Rival faction of Chairman of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal and the top leader of Janata Samajbadi Party Dr Baburam Bhattarai have held a joint meeting with Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun at the latter's office in Lainchaur, sparking fresh speculation in the political circle.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (Dahal-Nepal faction), Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday accused Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of killing the constitution by dissolving parliament.

“Shall I now start killing people, making women widows and making them cry?” asked Oli in a satirical way, alluding to the killing of innocent people during the decade-long Maoist insurgency led by Dahal.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Chairman of the rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that they will be provided the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) as the name and Sun as the election symbol of the party by the Election Commission (EC).

Shatrudhan Mahato who is close to the Dahal-Nepal faction has been elected as the party’s parliamentary leader in the province, replacing Mandal.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (Dahal-Nepal faction) Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday left for Mumbai, India, for his wife Sita's treatment.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Sita Dahal, wife of Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has been admitted to Mediciti Hospital for treatment on Wednesday.

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If the Supreme Court reinstates the House, state of emergency will be declared. Oli then may join hands with pro-monarchy forces which have been demanding constitutional monarchy and a Hindu state.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The vertical split in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) following the decision of Prime Minister KP Oli to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR) has sent ripples across the provincial governments led by the NCP in the country.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Vice chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Bamdev Gautam reached Khumaltar, Lalitpur to meet the party’s Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal following a split in the party after the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) by the party’s other Chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal has decided to take to the streets against the government's decision to dissolve the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who was elected as the parliamentary party leader by a rival faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) lawmakers close to Dahal and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal, has said that his first priority would be to restore the dissolved House of Representatives (HoR) and form a new government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The Dahal-Nepal faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has elected Pushpa Kamal Dahal as their parliamentary leader.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22:  A group of lawmakers close to the rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court demanding the reinstatement of the House of Representatives (HoR). Those registering the writ petition include NCP's Chief Whip of the dissolved HoR Dev Gurung.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: A meeting of 114 dissident lawmakers of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has decided to proceed with the meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) which was dissolved by President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the recommendation of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: A meeting of the ex-lawmakers close to the dissident faction led by executive chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal is being held at the federal parliament building in New Baneshwar, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged NCP leaders and cadres to stand united against all sorts of tendencies and elements that weaken the party.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Seven cabinet ministers close to Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have resigned from their post after the controversial move of Prime Minister K P Oli to recommend dissolution of the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: In a series of meetings on Saturday, the Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and  Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reached Pulchowk to meet the Minister for Home Affairs (MoHA) and party’s Secretariat member Ram Bahadur Thapa at the latter’s official residence.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: The rival faction led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has warned of taking further action against Prime Minister K P Oli if the latter did not withdraw the ordinance related to the Constitutional Council.

The meeting is expected to take decisions on some crucial appointments at various constitutional bodies

NCP Standing Committee meeting called again for December 20, Central Committee meeting for December 25

Executive Chairman Dahal also agrees to withdraw his political paper that Oli has described as 'allegation paper' from the Standing Committee meeting as a part of the agreement reached between the two sides to bury the hatchet.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Ahead of the party’s Standing Committee meeting, Nepal Communist Party chairman duo KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal held a one-on-one meeting at the Prime Minister's Official Residence in Baluwatar.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Rival faction leaders within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have gathered at the residence of the party’s Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal in Khumaltar to discuss the situation emerging after the government move to introduce an ordinance related to the Constitutional Council.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Responding to the recent issuance of ordinance by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers, the Executive Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the government move is ill-intentional.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: As the intraparty rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has further widened in recent months, prime minister and the party’s chairperson KP Sharma Oli has made attempts to woo his party's Executive Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Amid growing internal rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party due to factional feud, chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party KP Sharma Oli on Sunday skipped a crucial meeting of the party's Standing Committee.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The Standing Committee meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is underway in Dhumbarahi.