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KP Sharma Oli


In a blow for K P Oli, Nepal SC asks President to appoint Congress leader Sher Bahadur Deuba as PM

July 13, 2021 1:33 am

The apex court also reinstated the dissolved House of Representatives for a second time in five months.

Nepal PM hints at dissolving House again

April 13, 2021 4:52 am

Oli also hit out at his political rivals, mainly those from the Nepal Communist Party-Maoist Centre and dissident groups in his own party, daring them to bring down the government instead of simply demanding his resignation.

Properly handle differences, China tells Oli and Prachanda

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.

High-level Chinese delegation in Nepal to 'take stock' of political situation

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.

Oli Govt recommends calling winter session of upper house on Jan 1

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.

Constitutional bench to hear petitions challenging Nepal PM Oli's move to dissolve Parliament

December 25, 2020 2:56 pm

The five-member bench, formed under Chief Justice Rana, will issue a verdict on Prime Minister Oli's move to dissolve the 275-member House of Representatives, the lower house of parliament, My Republica newspaper reported.

Chinese envoy meets Prachanda amid political crisis in Nepal

December 24, 2020 4:22 pm

The meeting at Prachanda's residence in Khumaltar - which lasted for about 30 minutes - dwelt on the contemporary political situation after the NCP split.

PM Oli's remarks not meant to debase Ayodhya's significance, cultural value: Nepal Foreign Ministry

July 14, 2020 7:50 pm

In its three-point clarification, the Nepal Foreign Ministry said the remarks made by Oli were "not linked to any political subject" and have no intention at all to hurt the feeling and sentiment of anyone.

Nepal's ruling communist party's meet to decide PM Oli's future deferred again

July 08, 2020 1:22 pm

The meeting of the NCP's 45-member Standing Committee, which was scheduled to be held on Wednesday, was postponed until Friday. The reason for the deferment for a fourth time was not revealed.

Nepal's ruling communist party's meet to decide PM KP Sharma Oli's future deferred

July 06, 2020 12:40 pm

After the Chinese ambassador met with Nepal Communist Party's (NCP) senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal on Sunday, the meeting of the party's 45-member committee was postponed until Wednesday.


Misunderstandings must not undermine relations with India: Nepal PM

February 23, 2016 7:48 am

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Nepali Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli said misunderstandings must not undermine the foundation of relations between the neighbouring countries. Oli was speaking at a conference organised by Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) in the national capital. Oli added the most important outcome of his visit was that the misunderstandings between India and Nepal, which arose over the last few months, persisted no longer. The Nepal PM is on a six-day visit to the country for talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi after a months-long freeze in relations.

Nepal PM discusses energy crisis with Piyush Goyal

February 22, 2016 10:23 am

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday met the Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal at the Presidential Palace in Delhi to discuss the ongoing energy crisis in Nepal. Nepal has been importing 280 MW from India to meet its energy demand. Nepal declared energy emergency last week targeting an end to the ongoing power crisis within the next two years. Import from India will play a crucial part in meeting Nepal's power demand during the emergency period.

‘Process of Constitution making and its declaration was very democratic’: PM Oli

February 21, 2016 4:53 pm

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday said that the process of the Constitution making and its declaration was very democratic in the country. He also said that after the second constituent assembly elections, the people discussed different matters and the draft was sent to the MPs. On September 20 last year, Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav announced that his country had a new constitution, which is the result of eight years of deliberation, including the failure of the first Constituent Assembly in 2012. It is the seventh constitution to have been adopted by Nepal in the last 67 years and the first by democratically elected representatives.