KP Sharma Oli

Nepal PM Oli again expands Cabinet amid ongoing political crisis

According to the Office of the President, the Cabinet now has a total of 25 members with the induction of seven new ministers and a minister of state.

published on : 10th June 2021

Nepal SC's bench refuses to entertain further arguments over its composition

“The issues raised by the petitioners are of grave public concern and require to be sorted out without delay,” reads the order.

published on : 10th June 2021

Nepal PM Oli strengthens grip on power by joining hands with Janata Samajwadi Party

Oli appointed three deputy prime ministers, including two from the Madhesi community, during the reshuffle.

published on : 7th June 2021

Nepal PM Oli says '‘misunderstandings' with India resolved

“We have to pursue a positive relationship,” the 69-year-old Nepal Prime Minister, now heading a minority government, said.

published on : 7th June 2021

New Constitutional Bench formed to hear petitions against House dissolution in Nepal

The bench was formed by Nepal's Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Rana on the seniority and expertise of the Supreme Court Justices.

published on : 6th June 2021

Nepal's Opposition alliance urges state organs not to support Oli government's anti-constitutional activities

A meeting of Opposition parties was held at Nepali Congress President Deuba's residence and a joint statement was issued.

published on : 30th May 2021

Outstanding border issues with India will be resolved through diplomatic channels: Nepal PM Oli

He said the outstanding issues relating to border issues with India will be resolved through diplomatic channels on the basis of historical accords, maps and factual documents.

published on : 28th May 2021

Nepal tightens security as Opposition alliance prepares to move court against Parliament dissolution

President Bidya Devi Bhandari dissolved the House of Representatives on Saturday for the second time in five months and announced snap elections in November on the advice of PM Oli.

published on : 23rd May 2021

Nepal's EC tells PM Oli to conduct November snap polls in single phase

Oli suggested that the Election Commission officials step up preparations for elections by devising a proper strategy based on its past election-management experience in view of the pandemic.

published on : 23rd May 2021

Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli faces flak for violating election code of conduct

The EC said that despite its warning, some people have been issuing statements in violation of the election code of conduct.

published on : 20th May 2021

K P Sharma Oli sworn in as Nepal Prime Minister for the 3rd time

Oli will now have to take a vote of confidence at the House within 30 days, failing which, an attempt to form a government under Article 76 (5) of the Constitution would be initiated.

published on : 14th May 2021

KP Sharma Oli set to be reappointed as Nepal PM as Opposition fails to muster majority support

Nepali Congress and Maoist Centre have 61 and 49 seats in the lower house. Their combined strength was 110, which is insufficient to win majority vote.

published on : 13th May 2021

Nepal parties struggle to form a new government as deadline nears

The political stalemate comes at a time when the country is experiencing its worst COVID-19 surge with acute shortages of health facilities and oxygen for patients.

published on : 13th May 2021

Nepali Congress to stake claim to form next govt; political parties busy doing number games

The Office of President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday said she has decided to invite parties to form a majority government pursuant to Article 76 (2) of the Constitution of Nepal.

published on : 12th May 2021

Nepal Prime Minister Oli loses vote of confidence in House of Representatives

Prime Minister Oli secured 93 votes in the lower house of parliament during a special session convened on the directives of President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

published on : 10th May 2021
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