Politics

Prime Minister to take oath of office today access_time2021-05-14

KATHMANDU, May 14: Newly-appointed Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is taking oath of office and secrecy today.  President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Thursday re-appointed him the Prime Minster in the capacity of the leader of the largest party when ...

KP Oli reappointed as Prime Minister three days after he lost trust motion access_time2021-05-14

Opposition parties fail to muster support of majority of parliamentarians to form new govt KATHMANDU, May 13: Three days after losing the trust motion from the House of Representatives (HoR), parliamentary party leader of CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli has ...

“We won’t resign immediately as today’s meeting ended on positive note” access_time2021-05-13

KATHMANDU, May 13: Senior leader of the ruling CPN-UML has said that lawmakers of his faction would not resign immediately as his meeting with party Chairman and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, earlier on Thursday afternoon, ended on a positive note...

CPN (UML) delegates all powers to Chair Oli access_time2021-05-13

KATHMANDU, May 13: The CPN (UML) has delegated all the authority to take necessary decisions regarding the party to party Chairperson and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. CPN (UML) Standing Committee that met at the Prime Minister's residence at ...

KP Oli and Madhav Nepal holding ‘decisive talks’ access_time2021-05-13

KATHMANDU, May 13:  Prime Minister and CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and party’s senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal are holding ‘decisive talks’.  Oli reached the house of Rameshwar Thapa, a businessman in Budhanilkanth...

CPN (UML) revokes suspension of four leaders including Madhav Nepal access_time2021-05-13

KATHMANDU, May 13: The Standing Committee meeting of the CPN (UML) has revoked the suspension of four leaders including Madhav Kumar Nepal.  The meeting convened at the Prime Minister’s official residence at Baluwatar, Kathmandu today d...

UML withdraws disciplinary actions taken against four leaders including Madhav Nepal access_time2021-05-13

KATHMANDU, May 13: The ruling CPN-UML has withdrawn actions which were taken against four leaders of the party.  A Standing Committee meeting held at Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s official residence in Baluwatar, Kathmandu decided t...

Administration calls for hospitals’ responsible acts in time of pandemic access_time2021-05-13

KATHMANDU, May 13: The District Administration Office, Kathmandu, has drawn attention of all sides to move ahead in a responsible manner on the wake of rapid spread of COVID-19.    The administration has taken exception to some hospitals...

‘Chief Minister’s appointment is unconstitutional’ access_time2021-05-13

POKHARA, May 13: Nepali Congress, CPN (Maoist Center), Rastriya Janamorcha and Janata Samajbadi Party have said that appointment of Chief Minister in Gandaki Province was unconstitutional.  Province Chief Sita Poudel, on Wednesday, reappointed ...

Deadline to stake claim for new govt formation expiring today, will NC-led alliance muster majority? access_time2021-05-13

KATHMANDU, May 13: The deadline given by President Bidya Devi Bhandari to the political parties to stake a claim to form a majority government is coming to an end.  After Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli lost a vote of confidence in the House of Re...

Deadline to stake claim for new govt formation expiring today, will NC-led alliance muster majority? access_time2021-05-13

KATHMANDU, May 13: The deadline given by President Bidya Devi Bhandari to the political parties to stake a claim to form a majority government is coming to an end.  After Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli lost a vote of confidence in the House of Re...

Prithvi Subba Gurung reappointed as Gandaki Chief Minister access_time2021-05-12

POKHARA, May 12: Prithvi Subba Gurung has been reappointed as the chief minister of Gandaki Province as opposition parties failed to garner support of majority of members of the province assembly.  Province Chief Sita Kumari Poudel reappointed ...

Four parties stake their claim for new govt formation in Gandaki Province access_time2021-05-12

POKHARA, May 12: Four political parties have handed over a letter to Gandaki Province Chief staking a claim to form a new government in the province. Nepali Congress (NC), CPN (Maoist Center), Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) and Rastriya Janamorcha s...

Party has lost decent, sincere leader in Chaulagain's demise - PM access_time2021-05-12

KATHMANDU, May 12: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expressed sorrow over the demise of Bagmati Province Assembly member and CPN (UML) central committee member Pashupati Chaulagain. Issuing a statement today, PM Oli, who is also the UML Chair, has...

Rastriya Janamorcha relieves Gandaki Province lawmaker Thapa of parliamentary party leader access_time2021-05-12

POKHARA, May 12: Rastriya Janamorcha has taken disciplinary action against a party’s member at Gandaki Province Assembly, Krishna Thapa, citing that he breached the party directives.  Lawmaker Thapa, who was also the parliamentary party l...

Rastriya Janamorcha relieves Gandaki Province lawmaker Thapa of parliamentary party leader access_time2021-05-12

POKHARA, May 12: Rastriya Janamorcha has taken disciplinary action against a party’s member at Gandaki Province Assembly, Krishna Thapa, citing that he breached the party directives.  Lawmaker Thapa, who was also the parliamentary party l...

China-made vaccine inoculation to resume resume May 16 access_time2021-05-12

KATHMANDU, May 12: Vaccination drive against the coronavirus disease, which was put off citing large crowds at the vaccine centers, is all set to resume effective from May 16.  The District Administration Office (DAO), Kathmandu asked the ...

CPN(UML) leader Chaulagain passes away, Minister Gurung pays tribute access_time2021-05-12

KATHMANDU, May 12: Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Parbat Gurung, has paid last respects to CPN (UML) leader and member of the Bagmati Province Assembly, the late Pashupati Chaulagain. Minister Gurung went to the Manamohan Me...

Prachanda calls for unity among all for control of corona virus access_time2021-05-11

CHITWAN, May 11: Former Prime Minister and CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has called upon all sectors for unity for the containment of corona virus infection.  Releasing the COVID-19 special edition of...

NC calls office-bearers’ meeting at 3:00 this afternoon access_time2021-05-11

KATHMANDU, May 11: Main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has called a meeting of the party’s officer-bearers and former office-bearers at 3:00 pm to discuss the country’s contemporary politics.  NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba&rsqu...