Tag: Cabinet expansion

Cabinet expansion: Election Commission calls government to ‘correct’ decision

Kathmandu, September 19 Expressing its concerns over the induction of two more state ministers into the Cabinet, the Election Commission has said the move violated the code of conduct enforced for provincial and federal parliamentary elections scheduled for November 26 and December 7. The constitutional body has hence asked the government to “correct” the decision. […]

Deuba’s Cabinet continues to expand; two state ministers will take oath today

Kathmandu, September 18 Resisting criticisms from various walks of life, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is expanding his Cabinet by inducting two more state ministers today. The strength of the government has already reached 54, the biggest ever, and it will reach 56 today as two leaders of Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Democratic–Biraj Bista and Kamala Sharma–take […]

Won’t nag PM further on Cabinet expansion: CEC Yadav

Kathmandu, September 13 Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav says the Election Commission will not make complaints about the recent Cabinet expansion anymore as  it has already clearly stated that the move was a violation of the election code of conduct. Responding to a journalist’s query on why the Commission is reluctant to take action against […]

UML objects to Cabinet expansion, calls Election Commission to intervene

Kathmandu, September 11 The main opposition CPN-UML has objected to the recent Cabinet expansion claiming the government cannot appoint new ministers as the Election Commission has already begun procedures for federal House of Representatives elections and implemented the code of conduct. Further, the party has called the constitutional body to intervene and prevent the expansion. […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, September 11, 2017

Major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Monday had prioritised political issues among others. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s decision to expand his Cabinet to make it 54-member has received the attention of all newspapers as this will be the biggest Cabinet in Nepal’s history. Likewise, the endorsement of a bill on local […]

Induction of RPP-D into Cabinet: Deuba objects to Deepak Bohora’s name

Kathmandu, September 3 Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has objected to the name of Deepak Bohora to include him in the Cabinet citing his alleged involvement in the purchase of land by Nepal Oil Corporation, which has been controversial recently. Earlier, the newly formed Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Democratic had forwarded his name as Deuba agreed to […]