July 19, 2021 12:20 am
A total of 165 members voted in support of Deuba, with just 83, mostly loyalists of CPN-UML chairman and outgoing prime minister K P Sharma Oli, casting their votes against.
July 18, 2021 12:47 pm
In the 275-member House, where 271 votes will be counted, Deuba must garner at least 136 votes to win parliament's confidence.
July 14, 2021 6:13 pm
Sher Bahadur Deuba had staked claim to form the government with the support of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre), the Madhav Kumar Nepal faction of the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist), the Upendra Yadav faction of the Janata Samajbadi Party and Rastriya Janamorcha.
July 20, 2021 10:35 am
The last three years have been dramatic for Oli, from his rise to power with a historic mandate to the Nepal Supreme Court order that has ended his stint as Prime Minister. A look at the events that led to his undoing.
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.
May 24, 2021 7:34 am
Political uncertainty could not have returned in Nepal at a worse time — mid-term polls have been called as Covid cases rise
May 13, 2021 8:30 am
Political instability returns in Kathmandu, amid Covid. Delhi must stay away and be seen to do so too
February 15, 2018 12:15 pm
Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli now requires support from the Maoists to secure a majority. The Left Alliance of the CPN-UML, led by Oli and CPN-Maoist Centre had in December secured 174 seats in the 275-member Parliament in the historic provincial and parliamentary polls.
November 29, 2017 12:02 am
Nepal goes to the second and last round of the polls on December 7.