Wednesday, 25 May, 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

YourTurn

An electric vehicle is parked in a bay at a charging station in New Delhi | Representational image| Photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

EV makers are losing their sheen. Turns out, making future-forward cars is kind of hard

Blame Covid or supply chains or geopolitics — the reality is, there aren’t many EVs on roads in 2022. Investors need to pressure manufacturers to produce — at scale, and soon.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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