Nepal politics

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

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

'Remove me if you can': Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli challenges Prachanda

Prachanda has been making efforts to garner support from the opposition Nepali Congress and Janata Samajbadi parties in an apparent bid to oust K P Sharma Oli from power.

published on : 28th February 2021

Ugly power fight shows limits of coalitions in Nepal

The ruling Nepal Communist Party was a post-poll marriage of convenience of their individual parties for power in 2018.

published on : 28th December 2020

India describes political developments in Nepal as 'internal matter'

Nepalese President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Sunday dissolved the House of Representatives and announced dates for mid-term elections.

published on : 24th December 2020