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Nepal Communist Party meet that was to decide PM Oli’s fate deferred yet again

The meeting that was to decide the fate of Nepal’s Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has been postponed until Wednesday. Media reports said that Nepal’s ruling communist party’s crucial Standing Committee meeting has been deferred for Wednesday. An official announcement was made in this regard but a reason for the postponement was not given....

Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli asked to resign by top party leaders for anti-India remarks

Top leaders of Nepal’s ruling communist party, including former premier Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, on Tuesday, demanded Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s resignation, saying his recent anti-India remarks were “neither politically correct nor diplomatically appropriate”. As soon as the powerful Standing Committee meeting of the Nepal...

Nepali PM asked to resign by party members, he blames India for it

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli once again on Tuesday accused India of fueling unrest against him after his own party made fresh demands for his resignations in a standing committee meeting of the ruling Communist Party. Local Nepalese media reported that party’s co-chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and other senior leaders asked Oli to quit...

India trying to remove me from power: KP Sharma Oli

Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday claimed that efforts are being made to oust him after his government redrew the country’s political map by incorporating three strategically key Indian territories. “Efforts are being made to remove me from power, but that will not succeed,” Oli claimed, without naming any person or country. He...

Nepal puts constitutional amendment to alter political map on hold

Nepal has put the constitutional amendment to alter its map on hold. The new political and administrative map of Nepal unveiled by the country’s Land Reforms Minister Padma Aryal featured the Indian territories of Kalapani, Lipulekh, and Limpiyadhura. The move was perceived as an attempt by Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli to consolidate his position...

India takes strong exception to Nepal’s claim of Indian territories

Taking a strong exception to Nepal’s claim of Indian territories as its own, India on Wednesday bluntly asked Nepal not to resort to any “artificial enlargement” of its territorial claim. Nepal has recently released a new political map showing Lipulekh, Limpiyadhura, and Kalapani as its territory. The Ministry of External Affairs said the revised map...