Tag: Cabinet expansion

Dahal to meet Deuba today over Cabinet reshuffle speculations

Kathmandu, October 16 CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal says he will hold a meeting with Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahaudr Deuba today to be clear about the PM’s plan on reported Cabinet reshuffle. After Deuba inducted eight leaders of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party into his Cabinet on Friday, it is expected that […]

Upendra Yadav: Cabinet expansion is ‘political crime’

Biratnagar, October 16 Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal Chairman Upendra Yadav says Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s decision to expand the Cabinet upto 64 members is a political crime as the parties had committed to limiting the size of federal Cabinet to 25 persons in the constitution. Speaking with journalists in Biratnagar today, Yadav said such a […]

Opinion makers in the Kathmandu Press: October 16, 2017

Opinion makers and editors in major Nepali and English broadsheets have discussed impacts of the leftist alliance and various contemporary issues related to upcoming general elections. Articles on other contemporary social and economic issues have also been discussed in the opinion pages today. Cabinet expansion and Maoists’ opportunism Suresh Acharya in his lead article for […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Sunday have given the priority to dissolution of Parliament on Saturday and its last ‘special’ meeting in which top leaders of all political parties addressed. Likewise, the swearing-in of four Cabinet ministers and four state ministers has also received significant attention. Procedures for elections of federal […]

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 […]