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Nepal PM steps down claiming credit for ‘successful’ elections

Kathmandu, February 15 Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has resigned following official announcement of results of recent parliamentary polls in which his Nepali Congress party fared very badly. Deuba, however, claimed the responsibility of successfully holding elections at local, provincial and federal levels as he delivered a 15-minute televised address to the nation on […]

(Updated) Oli lays claim to premiership officially, appointed to the post

Kathmandu, February 15 Update 1300hrs: CPN UML Chairman KP Oli has been appointed the new Prime Minister of Nepal. According to the President’s Office, Oli was appointed to the post in accordance with Article 73 (2) of the Constitution of Nepal. The appointment comes a day after the CPN UML and its Left Alliance partner […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Thursday, February 15, 2018

Front pages of major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Thursday have been filled with reports about Nepal’s qualification for the ICC World Cup Qualifiers, the submission of House of Representatives report to the President by the Election Commission, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s preparations for resignation and an agreement forged between the […]

UML officially decides to make Oli PM with Maoist Centre’s support

Kathmandu, February 14 Thr CPN-UML has decided to put forward the name of its Chairman KP Sharma Oli for the next Prime Minister as soon as the new House of Representatives will begin its operation. Oli is certain to become the PM as the CPN-Maoist Centre has assured its support to him and the two […]

Ishwar Pokharel on unification: Yet to settle ideological, organisational differences

Kathmandu, February 12 CPN-UML General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel says his party and the CPN-Maoist Centre are yet to settle differences regarding ideology and organisational structure of the new party that they plan to form after merging the two. With the statement, a key member of the Party Unification Coordination Committee hints that the unification process […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Friday, February 9, 2018

With the completion of National Assembly elections, political parties have shifted their attention to the new government formation process and it is clearly reflected on the first page of Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Friday. The newspapers have covered the issue from different perspectives. Likewise, selection of provincial parliamentary party leaders […]