Speaking at a programme organised by the Madan Bhandari Foundation, Oli said all the agreements with China were signed at a time “Nepal was pushed to the brink” by the alleged neighbour.
The relationship between Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal and his partner-cum-new found patron Sher Bahadur Deuba has been complex and visibly without mutual trust in the past.
K P Oli’s resignation paves the way for election of Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” in Nepal, but may take a few weeks for the process to be formalised.
As Oli and Prachanda manoeuvre for office, proximity to Beijing may suffer.
As defeat stared on his face, Prime Minister K P Oli has decided to tender his resignation from the post without facing the vote on the No-Confidence in the afternoon.
Speaker Onsari Gharti is expected to write to President Bidhya Devi Bhandari soon after the vote outcome requesting to set in motion the process of electing Oli's successor.
When Oli expressed his dissatisfaction over the way the Speaker had altered the listed business earlier, she had retorted: “Mr Prime Minister, I have 30 parties in the House that I must listen to.”
The no-trust motion has already been endorsed by nearly 350 members in a House that has an effective strength of 598.
A new government in Nepal does not hold out any promise of greater stability.
Three women on the top are being talked about in the political circle as country’s politics hops from one constitutional crisis to another, with each getting more and more complex. Speaker Onsari Gharti will have the honour of presiding over the no-trust motion against the government on July 21, first in the past one decade […]
Gharti, who belongs to the Maoist party which is leading the charge against the PM, declared that no business other than the no-trust motion slated for Thursday would be taken up.
He also blamed Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda”, who has lead the motion against him, for being a “pawn” in the hands of external forces.
A total of 254 members signed the no-trust motion tabled before the Parliament secretariat Wednesday, and Speaker Onsari Gharti fixed July 21 for debate and voting.
Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Chairman of the Maoists Centre, who announced withdrawal of support to the coalition government led by K P Oli in Nepal has approached the main opposition Nepali Congress to form a government under his leadership.
Soon after the Maoists handed over the letter to the Prime Minister saying, 'it will be politically inappropriate to continue our support', Oli said he will think about it.
But the latest lease of life given to the Nepal PM may not guarantee stability.
Empowerment and responsibility come with wider public scrutiny and Sushila Karki has raised many an eyebrow after what she said during the parliamentary hearing yesterday.
With no political party or a parliamentarian coming in his favour of impeachment of Karki , Dr Govinda K C faces the risk of losing face, or health , depending whether he will give up or stick to the fast, this time around.
The EPG is meeting at a time when the bilateral relations have nosedived over the months ,something that Deputy Prime Minister Thapa said, is only natural
Political instability has allowed it to spread and grow.
This is an issue that the opposition has been raising continuously ever since, pushing Prime Minister Oli into the defensive.
PM Oli arrives at Kathmandu airport with cabinet members to receive bodies.
While only 3353 permits have been issued to Nepalese workers by their government for working in the 'Green Zones' of Afghanistan, 8000 to 11,000 workers might be working in the country clandestinely.
The Nepal government was irregular in the payment of Rs 1,60,000-a-month rent as there is no provision for the housing rent of retired officials to go beyond Rs 35,000.
In 2006, Bhattarai was the agenda setter for a 'new Nepal' that he insisted should be a Republic.
The TRC came into existence only last year, and has recently begun entertaining complaints, there isn't much clarity about its scope and jurisdictions.
The NC and its leader Sher Bahadur Deuba's public criticism has not been taken very kindly by the Supreme Court.
Defying PMO, Home Minister Basnet transferred officers; 7 Maoist ministers ‘boycott’ cabinet meeting.
Oli faces multiple barbs.
I am not worried about the constitution, I am worried more about the state of crisis that the country faces today, said Gyanendra shah.
Dahal said his leadership would give impetus to the implementation of the constitution, post-earthquake reconstruction and national unity.
The UN and other diplomatic missions and donor agencies have at times played the role of activista or catalyst role in Nepal politics, but whether the government is justified in the delay in welcoming the new resident commissioner is something that the government has not addressed publicly.
In 50 years, he has faced conviction and even completed a life term in jail for killing the 'class enemy' in eastern Nepal during the 70s.
The Federal Alliance that has the UDMF and other two dozen parties and ethic groups began their street protest aimed at paralysing the entire secretariat including that of the Prime Minister's office since Sunday.
Nepal's neighbour, and especially its MEA and RAW bureaucracy who together worked on the mediation and the subsequent political developments along with the Nepali actors, were seen as a 'patron' of democracy in Nepal.
Deep Kumar Upadhyay had refused to resign despite the government reportedly ordering his recall. He is now likely to leave Delhi on Wednesday.