August 26, 2021 5:59 am
The move comes days after President Bidya Devi Bhandari issued an ordinance to amend the Political Parties Act, aimed at easing the procedure for political parties to split.
July 13, 2021 12:07 pm
Sher Bahadur Deuba would have to secure majority votes in the Parliament to continue as prime minister.
June 23, 2021 1:09 am
Earlier, President Bidhya Devi Bhandari had endorsed the recommendation of the Oli Cabinet to dissolve Parliament on May 22 midnight and simultaneously asked him to continue in the post till elections scheduled in November.
June 05, 2021 9:09 am
Oli will now have three Deputy PMs — Bishnu Poudel and Raghubir Mahaseth from the Oli-led Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML), and Rajendra Mahato from the JSP.
June 02, 2021 12:27 am
The faction led by Upendra Yadav and Baburam Bhattarai, which is opposed to joining the Oli government, expelled four leaders of the rival group -- Mahanth Thakur, Rajendra Mahato, Lakshman Lal Karn and Sarvendranath Shukla -- from the party.
May 18, 2021 10:47 am
Prime Minister Oli has lost a vote of confidence in Nepal’s Parliament. A look at what Nepal’s Constitution prescribes in such a situation, who all are for and against Oli, and how the situation may unfold from here.
May 10, 2021 7:45 pm
Sources said the President's move to prorogue the House gives K P Oli an opening to remain in control while bypassing the House.
February 24, 2021 12:18 am
While Oli continues to be the chairman of the NCP that unilaterally controls the government, the Prachanda-Nepal faction of the NCP has more MPs and enjoys a majority within the party's central secretariat, steering committee and the central committee.
February 03, 2021 1:20 am
Oli is known for shunning temples, and has publicly stated that god does not exist, and "if there was ever any God, it was Karl Marx alone".
December 16, 2020 1:31 am
The members of the council are the Prime Minister, Chief Justice, Speaker, Deputy Speaker, Leader of the Opposition and Chairman of the Upper House.