Nepal PM Oli fuels speculation by retaining Ministry of Defense in Cabinet reshuffle

Nepal’s Prime Minister, K P Sharma Oli, has reshuffled his cabinet, holding the main defense portfolio with himself, in an attempt to strengthen his hold on the fractious ruling party and allow his government to operate smoothly.   Oli has introduced three new ministers, including Finance Minister Bishnu Poudel, and […]

Ruling party senators register no-confidence motion against Karnali Province CM: Nepal

Around 18 lawmakers from Karnali Provincial Assembly registered a no-confidence motion against Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi. The legislators who signed the motion for non-confidence stated that Shahi, also the leader of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP), is responsible for the weak presence of the party in the parliament.   “It […]

Illegal activities of Nepal PM IT consultant Get government amnesty: Source

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s IT consultant, Asgar Ali has been executing “illegal business” ranging from collecting information illegally to hacking news portals, all done taking advantage of the closeness to the ailing PM, says a report. Kharbarhub.com, citing security sources, said activities like data hoarding by people like […]

In midst of open discord, Nepalese ruling Communist Party launches Signature campaign to save face

To shutter the rumours about the turmoil within the Nepal Communist Party, its leaders launched a signature-gathering drive on Sunday to demonstrate their ‘unity.’ About 63 MLAs from the NCP, which witnessed speculations about the friction between factions of PM Oli and President Prachanda, launched a drive to collect signatures […]