Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicKP Oli

Topic: KP Oli

As Nepal seeks stability under new PM Deuba, there is hope he will ‘balance ties’ with India

Sher Bahadur Deuba, who has become Nepal’s PM for the fifth time, will now have to prove a majority to create a stable government in Kathmandu.

As Nepal PM Oli mangles constitution & woos Modi, India changes track again, watches silently

It’s no longer clear whether New Delhi is trying to influence Kathmandu or whether Oli is manipulating the Indian leadership.

Nepal Prime Minister Oli loses vote of confidence in House of Representatives

Oli, who secured 93 votes during the special session convened on the directives of President Bidya Devi Bhandari, is automatically relieved from his post, as per the constitution.

Rival faction of Nepal Communist Party removes KP Oli for triggering political chaos

Amid the increasing internal rift in the party, Oli had decided to dissolve the Parliament on 20 December last year, triggering a constitutional crisis in Nepal.

Nepal’s NCP split came after visits of India’s top brass. China is worried

As soon as Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla completed his two-day visit to Nepal on 26 November, China’s Defence Minister Wei Fenghe landed in Kathmandu.

As map row simmers, India & Nepal foreign ministers to meet today to improve relationship

Nepal’s Foreign Minister arrived in New Delhi Thursday in what is the first high-level official visit from the country after India rejected its controversial new political map.

KP Oli rode on anti-India wave. He is now looking at Delhi for a diplomatic lifeline

Nepal PM is relying on his foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali's unconfirmed visit to India, hoping for Delhi's help to come out of the constitutional quagmire.

The brazenness of China’s meddling in Nepal’s politics & why Kathmandu is allowing it

A Communist Party of China delegation spent 4 days in Nepal, playing mediator between two factions of the ruling Nepal Communist Party. The Chinese envoy too held meetings with both factions.

A stable Nepal is in India’s interest. Supporting Oli or hoping for Right-wing coalition isn’t

India should not encourage big power rivalry in the Himalayan nation for short-term gains.

Nepal SC issues show cause notice to PM Oli’s govt over dissolution of Parliament

The Nepal Supreme Court asked the govt to furnish an original copy of its recommendations to dissolve the House and the decision made by President to authenticate them.

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Representational image of dal and roti | Photo Pixahive/CC0

Feeding world must take backseat, Modi govt should deal with India’s ‘chapati’ crisis first

German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said imposing export restrictions or closing markets would worsen the crisis. Actually, the opposite might be true.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.


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What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

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.