Tag: KP Sharma Oli

Left alliance-Forum talks: No understanding on power sharing

Kathmandu, March 1 A meeting held between the left alliance, consisting the CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre, and the Upendra Yadav-led Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal could not make any concrete result to bring the Madhesh-centric party into the government. Top leaders of the three parties had held the meeting at the Prime Minister’s residence in Baluwatar […]

Indian Ambassador meets PM Oli ‘for Holi celebration’

Kathmandu, March 1 Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri, on Thursday called on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at his residence in Baluwatar on Kathmandu. The envoy had gone to Baluwatar early in the morning today on the pretext of wishing him a happy Holi. However, the two also held discussions about mutual interests […]

Left alliance, Forum to give another try for understanding today

Kathmandu, March 1 The left alliance of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre is holding another round of meeting with Upendra Yadav-led Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal on Thursday also. The two sides have expedited talks for last few days in a bid to convince the Madhesh-centric party to join UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli-led government. A meeting of […]

Proposal to construct Budhigandaki put on hold ‘to please Oli’

Kathmandu, February 28 It has been more than 20 days since a Cabinet meeting chaired by then Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba endorsed a report on the modality of domestic investment for the construction of ambitious Budhigandaki Hydropower Project. However, the file has not been sent to the concerned ministry yet. Sources say Chief Secretary […]

What are messages of Khatiwada’s appointment as Finance Minister?

Kathmandu, February 27 In selecting ‘non-politician’ Yubaraj Khatiwada as the powerful Minister of Finance of his government, CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli, of course, faced severe criticism from a section of his own cadres. Apparently, the former Nepal Rastra Bank governor was not expected to be sworn in as the Cabinet minister though some people […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The single issue that has received the most significant attention from all newspapers, Nepali and English alike, published from Kathmandu on Tuesday is the induction of four new ministers in the KP Sharma Oli-led government on Monday. However, the Cabinet is yet to get the full shape and news reports have analysed why Oli failed […]