“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.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5:  Secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) held on Saturday afternoon has decided to take separate proposals presented earlier by chairmen duo KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal to the Standing Committee meeting scheduled for Sunday for further discussions.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: The much-awaited Secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has begun at the prime minister's official residence in Baluwatar.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: The Secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is taking place this afternoon as the intra-party rift within the party continues to escalate further.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Arguing that the political paper presented earlier by Executive Chairman Dahal was against the principle and values of the communist party, Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) K P Oli, who is also the prime minister, has demanded scrapping the political paper presented earlier by Dahal in the party’s Secretariat meeting.

NCP cadres allegedly close to Prime Minister Oli obstruct program attended by rival faction leader Pandey in Chitwan on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Giving a new twist to the intraparty conflict, chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) KP Oli, who is also the prime minister, has said that Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal should resign from his position if the allegations he has made against Oli in a political paper presented at the Secretariat meeting are proved wrong.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The Secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Friday concluded after finalizing the agenda for its next meeting.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: After denial to call the party's Secretariat meeting, for weeks, Prime Minister K P Oli, who is also the party's chairman, has agreed to call the Secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) for Friday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Two task force members close to Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal have abstained from a meeting called by Prime Minister KP Oli, who is also one of the two chairmen of the party.

PM Oli invites taskforce members for discussions to bridge growing differences with rival faction

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Prime Minister K P Oli has said that the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is already reached the point of split and that only a formal announcement is due now, according to a top NCP leader.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Leaders close to Prime Minister KP Oli have chosen to boycott a secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) called by its executive chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Amid growing rift between the top leaders within the party over some of the decisions taken by Prime Minister K P Oli, Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has proposed holding the party's Secretariat meeting at the earliest to resolve the disputes seen in the party in recent days.

Four governments and four new decisions in the past eight years, Budhi Gandaki Project stands nowhere close to starting the construction works yet.

“During this difficult time Poudel talked to both Oli and Dahal’s top aides to find a middle path,” said a National Assembly member close to Poudel. “He was on high alert even before Oli and Dahal’s disagreement became public. He was talking to everyone,” added the National Assembly member.

The Nepal Communist Party (NCP) secretariat has decided to nominate the party’s vice-chairperson Bamdev Gautam as a member of the National Assembly. Narayan Kaji Shrestha and few other NCP leaders who had lost the election have already been nominated to the National Assembly. People have voiced strong objections to such nominations, jeopardizing the legitimacy of the Assembly itself. People are talking of the Assembly as a place to settle the rejected political leaders.

Unity General Convention to be held in April, 2021

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Chairman duo of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) K P Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal have agreed to endorse the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact through parliament after making necessary amendments to the agreement.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The Standing Committee (SC) meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is scheduled to be held on September 11, according to Prime Minister K P Oli's Press Adviser Surya Thapa.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: After a hiatus of seven days, executive chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal and another chairperson of the party and prime Minister KP Sharma Oli held a meeting at the latter's official residence in Baluwatar on Thursday morning.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Six of the security personnel for the security of ruling Nepal Communist Party Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal have been infected with novel coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Intra-party dispute in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has shown no sign of coming closer to an end even on Monday as Prime Minister K P Oli and Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal differ whether to call the party’s Secretariat meeting or the Standing Committee meeting to resolve the differences.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Stating that the possibility of the split of his party is not over yet, chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has alleged that a group of people registered the CPN-UML at the Election Commission (EC) at the behest of the party’s another chairman and Prime Minister KP Oli.