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Pushpa Kamal Dahal


Nepal ruling party's Standing Committee meeting postponed for two more days

July 19, 2020 6:13 pm

According to a statement issued by the Central Office of the Communist Party of Nepal, the Standing Committee meeting scheduled for 3 pm on Sunday has been deferred for 11 am on Tuesday.

Nepal ruling party's meeting to decide PM Oli's future postponed for fifth time until Sunday

July 17, 2020 5:41 pm

The Standing Committee meeting of the Communist Party of Nepal (NCP) was scheduled for Friday but it was postponed until 3 pm on Sunday at the request of Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and former premier Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda.

Pushpa Kamal Dahal says he will not allow NCP to split

July 12, 2020 8:15 pm

Prachanda's remarks came amid speculation that the NCP could split after top party leaders, him included, demanded Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's resignation.

Explained: Why Nepal PM Oli blames India in tussle with old rival Prachanda

July 02, 2020 8:15 am

Oli, who steered a recently passed Constitution Amendment Bill endorsing the country’s new map that includes territories with India, has been projecting Prachanda as conspiring to dislodge him.

'By humiliating me, you will not rise in your stature’: Oli, Prachanda spar in Nepal ruling party meeting

June 25, 2020 7:07 am

The meeting of the powerful 45-member body that was cancelled twice in the past, finally took place Wednesday, after mounting pressure and accusations that Oli had hijacked the party and the government and was running it in an authoritarian way.

Nepal: As Venezuela issue divides party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal meets K P Oli

February 10, 2019 1:29 am

Dahal’s statement on January 25 that American “imperialism’s intrusion in Venezuela affairs was not acceptable” had reportedly irked the US, and Oli tried to appease Washington by calling Dahal’s statement a “slip of tongue”.

My India visit was productive: Former Nepal premier Pushpa Kamal Dahal

September 09, 2018 10:47 pm

Prachanda said the objective of his visit was to raise with the Indian leadership agreements the two countries reached earlier so as to ensure their timely and effective implementation.

Pushpa Kamal Dahal loses aide at meet to condole son’s death

November 22, 2017 9:36 am

Dahal, who had been maintaining a brave front over the loss of his son and political aide, broke down uncontrollably as Pakhrin breathed his last.

Madhesi party announces fresh anti-poll agitation

June 12, 2017 1:37 am

RJP leaders said the offer from Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” to amend the Constitution in order to address some of their demands was “too little and too late”.

Next Door Nepal: New leader, old politics

June 12, 2017 12:00 am

Coalition survives, but PM Deuba needs to balance many contradictions.