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(Updated) UML for two-thirds majority; Cabinet expansion only after talks with Madheshi parties

Kathmandu, February 23 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s CPN-UML has decided to take initiatives to form the government with a two-thirds majority support. While the UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre fall quite short to reach the mark, the party has authorised Oli and top leaders to hold talks with Madhesh-centric parties; namely: Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Friday, January 23, 2018

All major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Friday have given the topmost attention to a deal forged between CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre about the distribution of ministerial portfolios in the new government headed by UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli. The newspapers have predicted that Oli is likely to expand the Cabinet today […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Thursday, February 22, 2018

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli was expected to expand his Cabinet on Thursday incorporating leaders from his own CPN-UML and the ruling coalition partner CPN-Maoist Centre. However, as the event did not take place, major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Thursday have analysed why the delay occurred. The death of notorious […]

Maoist Centre to join Oli Cabinet under Ram Bahadur Thapa’s leadership

Kathmandu, February 21 The CPN-Maoist Centre has decided to join the CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli-led government under the leadership of the party’s third-in-command Ram Bahadur Thapa, Thapa will become the second or third man in Oli Cabinet as the Deputy Prime Minister. He will lead a ‘powerful’ portfolio. A Maoist Centre source says Thapa […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

All major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Wednesday have given the most significant attention to contemporary political issues including preparations of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to expand the Cabinet after signing a merger deal with the CPN-Maoist Centre, as well as the next course of action about the proposed unification […]

Dahal: One-on-one meeting with Oli positive, Maoists in Cabinet soon

Kathmandu, February 19 CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal says his recent one-on-one meeting with the CPN-UML Chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has concluded positively and the two parties are closer towards the proposed unification. Therefore, the Maoist party will join the Oli-led government very soon though it had earlier begun discussions about […]