Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicK.P. Sharma Oli

Topic: K.P. Sharma Oli

India ‘takes step back’ amid Nepal turmoil, believes onus on Kathmandu to protect constitution

With no party or coalition having a majority, Nepal parliament has been dissolved twice since December and the country now faces fresh elections later this year.

Recent political developments in Nepal are its internal matter, says India

Nepal witnessed fresh political turmoil last week after President Bidya Devi Bhandari dissolved Parliament following PM K P Sharma Oli's unsuccessful attempts to obtain majority govt.

Nepal overwhelmed by Covid, needs help, says Prime Minister Oli

In an opinion piece published in The Guardian, Oli said the rise in number of infections posed a serious challenge to the country's citizens and the entire health service system.

Nepal foreign minister Gyawali to visit India mid-January amid crisis at home

P.K. Gyawali will be accompanied by a high-powered delegation, and is set to discuss 'all issues of bilateral importance', including the Kalapani-Lipulekh border dispute.

Chinese Communist Party delegation arrives in Nepal to ‘take stock’ of political situation

Nepal plunged into a political crisis last Sunday after Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli, known for his pro-Beijing leanings, in a surprise move, recommended dissolving Parliament.

Uniting Nepal’s ruling party is ‘impossible’, China’s effort is a failed attempt

Hou Yanqi, Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, has met senior leaders of Nepal’s ruling party, asking them to find a way out. India, meanwhile, says these are ‘internal matters for Nepal’.

Nepal SC forwards writ petitions against Parliament’s dissolution to Constitutional bench

The apex court of Nepal has refused to issue any interim order against Prime Minister Oli's move to dissolve the Parliament. The Constitutional bench will start the hearing on Friday.

Nepal’s latest crisis and its unstable political history with 49 PMs in 58 years

In episode 645 of #CutTheCutter, Shekhar Gupta explains the reasons behind the constitutional crisis in Nepal and gives an insight into the country's complex electoral system.

Nepal PM Oli forms 1,199-member committee for general convention

K P Sharma Oli's decision to announce the new committee comes at a time when rival factions of the ruling party are preparing to make formal announcements for a party split.

Nepal ruling party NCP likely to announce split tomorrow, Oli & Prachanda to ‘hold on to name’

Rift in Nepal Communist Party further deepened following PM Oli’s decision to dissolve lower house of Parliament and announce fresh elections after losing majority support in his party.

On Camera

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Rahul Gandhi addresses a gathering in Mysuru, Karnataka | PTI

Six reasons why Bharat Jodo Yatra isn’t simply a routine political ‘tamasha’

As in football, so in politics: Ball possession matters. So much so that even the troubles in Rajasthan couldn’t derail the positivity of the Bharat Jodo Yatra.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 5G services at 6th Indian Mobile Congress 1 October 2022 | Representational image | The Print

Data vs atta, petrol, LPG: How dirt-cheap mobile internet contrasts with surging food, fuel prices

Analysis of govt data shows that while price of mobile data is one-twentieth of what it was 6 yrs ago, LPG price is up 73%, atta prices up by over 28%.

Defence

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Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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