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Tag: Pushpa Kamal Dahal

Cabinet decides to issue ‘party split’ ordinance; ‘Maoist’ ministers in separate meeting

Kathmandu, April 20 The government on Monday decided to issue an ordinance to amend the existing law on political parties. A Cabinet meeting held today made the decision. A minister on the condition of anonymity confirms the decision. It has been learned that the government has decided to change existing provisions on splitting a party. […]

Man who slapped Pushpa Kamal Dahal seven years ago arrested

Kathmandu, March 15 Padam Kunwar, who had earned notoriety for slapping Pushpa Kamal Dahal over seven years ago, has been arrested in Naya Baneshwar of Kathmandu on Saturday evening. During a tea party in Bhrikutimandap of Kathmandu on November 16, 2012, Kunwar had slapped the then chairman of the CPN-Maoist Centre. However, police have clarified […]

Kathmandu police form panel to probe shoe attack on Dahal

Kathmandu, March 2 The Metropolitan Police Commissioner’s Office in Kathmandu has formed a three-member panel to investigate an attack on the ruling Nepal Communist Party’s executive chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal. A man had hurled a shoe at Dahal during a public function at Rastriya Sabha Griha on Sunday. Police have arrested the attacker for further […]

Oli must abide by the secretariat’s decision: Dahal

Chitwan, February 28 The ruling Nepal Communist Party’s executive chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said another chairperson of the party, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, must abide by a decision made by the party secretariat about nominating the party’s vice-chairman Bamdev Gautam for the National Assembly membership. Dahal’s statement comes at a time when the […]

Dahal concerned about communist leaders’ involvement in corruption

Kathmandu, February 21 The executive chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal has expressed his concerns over recent news reports about the leaders of his own party in various corruption cases. Though Dahal has not named anyone explicitly, his statement comes one day after the party’s Gokul Baskota resigned as the minister […]

Oli, Dahal discuss Baskota’s audio clip; Congress demands PM sack him

Kathmandu, February 20 Two chairpersons of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal, have met on Thursday morning to discuss a controversial audio clip, in which Minister for Communications and Informational Technology Gokul Baskota supposedly demanded Rs 750 million commission from an agent of a Swiss security printing […]