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 […]