July 14, 2021 3:05 am
President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office to Deuba at a ceremony held at her office on Tuesday evening. Deuba, 75, president of the Nepali Congress, was sworn in as Prime Minister for the fifth time.
July 13, 2021 12:07 pm
Sher Bahadur Deuba would have to secure majority votes in the Parliament to continue as prime minister.
June 18, 2021 2:37 pm
President Bhandari, at the recommendation of Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli, dissolved the lower house for the second time in five months on May 22 and announced snap elections on November 12 and November 19.
May 12, 2021 1:56 pm
The decision to form a new government was taken after the office bearers of the Nepali Congress (NC) met on Tuesday. The party, led by Sher Bahadur Deuba, has the backing of the Nepal Communist Party Maoist Centre (CPN-MC) and hopes to get the support of Janata Samajbadi Party-Nepal's (JSPN) lawmakers.
December 28, 2020 7:55 pm
Nepal plunged into a political crisis last Sunday after Prime Minister Oli, known for his pro-Beijing leanings, in a surprise move, recommended dissolving the 275-member House.
December 28, 2020 12:33 am
Nepal plunged into a political crisis last Sunday after Prime Minister Oli, known for his pro-Beijing leanings, in a surprise move, recommended dissolving the 275-member House, amidst a tussle for power with Prachanda.
December 26, 2020 5:07 pm
The ruling Nepal Communist Party has now been virtually divided more than two years after it was formed following the merger of CPN-UML led by Oli and CPN-Maoist Centre led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' in May 2018.
November 10, 2020 11:07 am
The book has been published by the Embassy of India along with the B P Koirala India-Nepal Foundation to "cherish the values of the Mahatma's universal teachings with our Nepali friends," said the press release.
May 21, 2018 6:13 pm
Presenting the government's policies and programmes for 2018-19 Bidya Devi Bhandari said, "Nepal government will adopt a good neighbour policy and will introduce regulations to attract foreign investments in the country".
March 13, 2018 5:56 pm
Bidya Devi Bhandari, 56, won since her nomination was backed by the ruling Left alliance of the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Centre), the Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum-Nepal and other fringe parties.