Has meritocracy died in Nepal? Political leaders control appointments in top offices, flouting competence criteria

Nishan Khatiwada

A worrying scenario, of late, is that the political parties are distributing powerful public positions

Supreme Court seeks written clarification from PM Oli over oath; declines to issue interim order

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Kathmandu: The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday sought a written clarification within 15 days from

JSP says it will not join Oli-led govt, ready to lead new govt
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Kathmandu: The Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) on Tuesday said that the party will not join

NC’s Parliamentary Party holding Work Execution Committee meeting
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Kathmandu: The Nepali Congress has called the meeting of its Parliamentary Party Work Execution Committee

‘Murder mystery’ of Madan Bhandari: UML blames others, but has failed to find the truth
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Kathmandu: It has been 28 years since then General Secretary of the CPN-UML Madan Bhandari

A curious case of ‘Olification’ of Mahantha Thakur and Rajendra Mahato
Mahabir Paudyal

Thakur and Mahato, opponents of K P Oli since 2015, became his ardent defenders. How

Why did Baburam Bhattarai meet Oli ‘secretly’?
NL Today

A recent meeting between Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and Dr Baburam Bhattarai has

RPP Central General Convention postponed indefinitely
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Kathmandu: The Central General Convention of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has been postponed indefinitely

Prime Minister assumes office, calls for unity against pandemic
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Kathmandu: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has pledged to address the shortage of any

PM Oli takes oath, inducts all old faces in new Cabinet
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Kathmandu: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli took an oath of office and secrecy on

JSP Mahanta-Rajendra faction rejects Oli’s offer to join govt
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Kathmandu: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli who got appointed as Prime Minister as Parliamentary

Prime Minister K P Oli to take oath of office and secrecy today
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Kathmandu: Newly-appointed Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli is taking an oath of office and

Record of new low in Nepali politics: Leaders are fighting for power, people are dying without oxygen
Nishan Khatiwada

Today political leaders worked extra hours for a power struggle. As the president’s given deadline

Opposition parties fail to stake claim for new majority govt, Oli reappointed PM
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Kathmandu: As opposition parties failed to claim the stake for a new majority government within