• Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba wins vote of confidence

    Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba wins vote of confidence

    News | July 19, 2021 9:40 IST

    Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Sunday won a trust vote in the House of Representatives with 165 votes. Deuba secured 165 votes in his favour while 83 votes were cast against him.

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    Newly-appointed Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba refuses to take oath. Here's why

    World | July 13, 2021 19:51 IST

    Sher Bahadur Deuba, the newly-appointed prime minister of Nepal, refused to take his oath after he spotted a "mistake", The Himalayan Times reported on Tuesday.   

  • Provincial lawmaker threatens to kill Nepal caretaker KP

    Provincial lawmaker threatens to kill Nepal caretaker KP Sharma Oli

    India | June 12, 2021 10:04 IST

    Narottam Baidhya, a provincial lawmaker from Bagmati Province, threatened to kill Oli while criticizing the recent expansion of cabinet and unconstitutional moves.

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    Remove me if you can: Nepal PM Oli challenges Prachanda

    World | February 28, 2021 19:23 IST

    Addressing an event in his home district, Jhapa, Prime Minister Oli challenged the Prachanda-led faction to table a vote of no-confidence motion and endorse that, My Republica newspaper reported.

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    In a blow to Nepal PM Oli, Supreme Court reinstates dissolved House of Representatives

    World | February 24, 2021 8:43 IST

    Nepal's Supreme Court on Tuesday reinstated the dissolved House of Representatives, in a major setback to embattled Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli who was preparing for snap polls amidst a tussle for power with his rivals in the ruling communist party.

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    Boundary issue with India will be resolved through diplomatic talks: Nepal PM Oli

    World | February 08, 2021 14:24 IST

    Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday said that the ongoing border disputes with India will be resolved through diplomatic talks.

  • Nepal PM Oli defends dissolution of Parliament

    Nepal PM Oli defends dissolution of Parliament

    News | February 06, 2021 22:23 IST

    Nepal's caretaker Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Friday defended his latest move to dissolve parliament and called on the public to gear up for the election scheduled for April and May. Taking a jibe against his former fellow party chairman and other members of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Oli said splinter group orchestrated plots to remove him from post, thus bringing political instability in the Himalayan Nation. More than a dozen of cases have been filed against Oli's move of December in Apex Court which has continued its hearing over the weeks and is expected to give a verdict by the end of this month. If the government wins the battle in court, questions have been raised over the timings left with the Election Commission to prepare for the two phased elections which has been called on for April 30 and May 10. Elected in 2017 after landslide victory, Oli became the first Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Nepal after communist alliance of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Center secured nearly two-third majorities in the lower house.

  • Nepal PM Oli expresses gratitude to India for shipping

    Nepal PM Oli expresses gratitude to India for shipping 'COVISHIELD' in time

    News | January 27, 2021 20:12 IST

    After the recent initiative served by the Indian government for delivering one million dosages of COVISHIELD vaccine to Nepal, Nepal's caretaker Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli expressed his gratitude towards India. In an address during the inauguration ceremony of inoculation drive in Kathmandu, Oli thanked Indian Premier Modi for providing a vaccine in grant to Nepal. Oli added that the vaccine drive to inoculate the people of Himalayan Nation would be complete within three months. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, in the first phase of the vaccination drive, the government is inoculating the 'COVISHIELD' vaccine to around 4,50,000 frontline workers. Last week, the Government of India gifted a million doses of the 'COVISHIELD' vaccine to Nepal. The vaccine was jointly developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca--a British-Swedish pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company. It has been branded as 'Covishield' in India. According to the ministry, the vaccine has already been dispatched to almost 70 districts as of Tuesday.

  • Parliament dissolution a political issue, SC should dismiss case: Nepal PM

    Parliament dissolution a political issue, SC should dismiss case: Nepal PM

    News | January 11, 2021 20:39 IST

    Calling the Nepal government's move to dissolve the lower house of the Parliament to be a 'political move', Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said the Supreme Court should dismiss the case.

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    Constitutional bench to hear petitions challenging Nepal PM Oli’s move to dissolve Parliament

    World | December 25, 2020 14:40 IST

    A Constitutional bench headed by Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana will hear on Friday all petitions challenging Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli's move to abruptly dissolve Parliament. 

  • Nepal PM Oli recommends dissolution of Parliament

    Nepal PM Oli recommends dissolution of Parliament: Media reports

    World | December 20, 2020 12:02 IST

    Oli has summoned an emergency meeting of the Council of Ministers after a series of meetings with the ruling Nepal Communist Party's top leadership and ministers on Saturday.

  • Nepal PM Oli's three key advisors contract coronavirus

    Nepal PM Oli's three key advisors contract coronavirus

    World | October 03, 2020 19:05 IST

    Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli's chief advisor and his other two aides have contracted coronavirus that has claimed 528 lives and infected over 84,500 people in the country.

  • Nepal PM Oli's 'irritating' remarks against India 'undiplomatic': Nepal communist party leader

    Nepal PM Oli's 'irritating' remarks against India 'undiplomatic': Nepal communist party leader

    World | July 31, 2020 17:19 IST

    Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has committed three "mistakes" with his recent "undiplomatic" and "irritating" anti-India statements, a senior leader of the ruling communist party has said, amidst mounting pressure on the embattled premier who is facing calls for resignation.

  • Shiv Sena slams Nepal PM Oli's remarks on Ayodhya

    Shiv Sena slams Nepal PM Oli's remarks on Ayodhya

    India | July 15, 2020 12:14 IST

    Lord Ram belongs to the entire world, but Ayodhya, where the God was born, belongs only to India, the Shiv Sena said in an editorial in party mouthpiece ''Saamana''.

  • Not meant to debase significance of Ayodhya, its cultural value: Nepal clarifies on PM Oli's Ayodhya

    Not meant to debase significance of Ayodhya, its cultural value: Nepal clarifies on PM Oli's remark

    World | July 14, 2020 18:57 IST

    A day after Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that the "real" Ayodhya lies in Nepal and not in India, Nepal Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a clairification saying that the "remarks not meant to debasing signifiance of Ayodhya."

  • 'Oli is insane': Ayodhya priests condemn Nepal PM's bizarre claims on Lord Ram

    News | July 14, 2020 12:20 IST

    After Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli claimed that the birthplace of Lord Ram is in Nepal and the revered god was Nepali, priests in Ayodhya lashed out at the Nepal PM for his bizarre claims.

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    Real Ayodhya in Nepal, Lord Ram not Indian: Nepal PM Oli

    India | July 13, 2020 23:07 IST

    Stoking a controversy, Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said real Ayodhya was in Nepal and not India. He also went on to say that Lord Ram was a Nepali and not Indian. "Real Ayodhya lies in Nepal, not in India. Lord Ram is Nepali, not Indian," news agency ANI quoted Nepali media as saying.

  • Nepal PM Oli's claim of Lord Ram being a Nepali and not Indian takes internet by stor,

    Nepal PM Oli claims Lord Ram is not Indian; hilarious memes, jokes flood Twitter

    Trending | July 13, 2020 22:46 IST

    Nepal PM Oli claimed Lord Ram’s birthplace was in Nepal and not in India and, Lord Ram is a Nepali and not an Indian. He further went on to say that India has taken the cultural encroachment by ‘creating a fake Ayodhya’

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    Nepal's Communist Party standing committee to decide PM KP Sharma Oli's fate today

    News | July 04, 2020 9:35 IST

    Nepal's ruling Communist Party's standing committee meet to decide PM KP Sharma Oli's fate today

  • Nepal PM Oli meets President amid demand for resignation

    Nepal PM Oli meets President amid demand for resignation

    News | July 02, 2020 13:49 IST

    As calls for his resignation grow louder, Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is expected to address the nation today.

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