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.
October 15, 2017 12:56 am
The new ministers — three with cabinet rank and four minister of state — are from the pro-Hindu, pro-monarchy Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP).
October 14, 2017 1:53 am
The induction on Saturday would coincide with the dissolution of Parliament on Saturday. Deuba’s move comes despite a warning from the newly-formed Left alliance and the country’s chief Election Commissioner (CEC).
December 21, 2018 8:25 pm
Proposed reunification of communist parties lacks openness and credibility. It is unlikely to calm troubled political waters
August 28, 2017 8:22 pm
"My state visit has been successful in laying the foundation for further strengthening Nepal-India ties," Deuba told the lawmakers. He returned home last evening after concluding his maiden foreign visit since assuming the top executive post in June.
August 28, 2017 12:45 am
A similar fear is palpable also among certain sections in India that had played a key role in formulating the contentious agenda of the constitution, mainly secularism and republicanism, without following due process and letting the people have their say on these issues.
August 26, 2017 3:58 am
Two days ahead of RJD’s anti-BJP rally in Patna, some Opposition leaders discussed their travel plans on Friday.
August 25, 2017 7:22 pm
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba expanded his council of ministers to 50 including around 20 ministers of state, 12 from his Nepali Congress and eight from the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoists. The constitution puts a ceiling on 25 for the Council of Ministers.
August 25, 2017 6:31 am
After talks with Deuba, Modi stressed on closer cooperation between the security and defence forces of the two countries in order to avoid misuse of the open border between India and Nepal. “Defence ties and assistance in security is an important aspect of our partnership."