Tag: Pushpa Kamal Dahal

UML-Maoist Centre unification unlikely before Oli’s India trip

Kathmandu, March 28 Leaders of the CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre have said the two parties will not unify before the scheduled trip of Prime Minister and UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli. Though the two governments are yet to announce dates for the visit, Oli is likely to go to New Delhi on April 6 […]

Merger with UML will be akin to Maoist Centre’s suicide: Baburam Bhattarai

Nepalgunj, March 27 Naya Shakti Nepal coordinator and former prime minister Baburam Bhattarai says the CPN-Maoist Centre is committing suicide in the form of a merger with the CPN-UML. Bhattarai’s statement follows his former comrade and Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s request to him to join the merger process and become a part of […]

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 […]

Forum-Nepal to join Oli Cabinet as left leaders assure constitution amendment

Kathmandu, February 26 The Upendra Yadav-led Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal has finally agreed to join the new government under CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli’s leadership. The left alliance leaders including Oli and CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal have assured that they will take initiatives for a constitution amendment to address demands of the Madhesh-centric party. […]

(Updated) Oli expands his Cabinet, names four more ministers

  Update: 14:30 hrs Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has added two more ministers to his Cabinet, two from his own party and two from the Maoist centre. The new ministers are Ram Bahadur Thapa (Home Affairs), Ishwar Pokhrel (Defence), Yubraj Khatiwada (Finance) and Matrika Yadav (Industries). According to sources close to the Prime Minister, the […]

For now, let’s suppose that Oli is full-term PM: Dahal

Chitwan, February 20 CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has refused to clarify if he signed an agreement with the CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli to share the five-year term of prime minister between two. Whereas media reports have claimed that the two leaders have sealed a secret ‘gentleman’s agreement’ to share the premiership, Dahal […]