KATHMANDU, Oct 15: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has strongly objected to the prime minister’s move to appoint eight more ministers in ‘violation’ of the election code. The prime minister, however, wasn’t touched by his objection.

KATHMANDU, OCT 15: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba's decision to expand the cabinet just a few days ahead of elections has fuelled speculation about the possible expulsion of the CPN (Maoist Center) ministers from the government.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has strongly objected to the prime minister's move to appoint eight more ministers in 'violation' of the election code. The prime minister, however, wasn't touched by his objection.

KATMANDU, Oct 15: Despite the series of warnings it earlier issued against the government's plans to expand the cabinet, the Election Commission (EC) has given its go ahead for the induction of eight ministers from the Rastriya Prajatantra Party into Sher Bahadur Deuba's cabinet.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: The Legislature-Parliament is holding its last meeting today. According to Parliament Secretariat, the meeting is taking place at 3:00 pm today after taking a group photograph of lawmakers with speaker Onsari Gharti.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Defense Minister Bhimsen Das Pradhan has said that the country should have only two political parties i.e. Nepali Congress and communist party to make the country prosperous.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: A parliamentary probe committee investing alleged rigging and other irregularities in the 2013 Constituent Assembly (CA) election submitted its report at the penultimate sitting of the current parliament on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Top leaders of all major political parties including Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba have expressed their commitment to holding parliamentary and provincial assembly elections on the scheduled dates.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: The Election Commission (EC) has fixed Rs 2.5 million as an election expenditure limit per candidate contesting the upcoming parliamentary elections under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) electoral system. A candidate contesting the provincial assembly elections, however, can spend up to Rs 1.5 million.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Even before the CPN-UML-led leftist alliance could take a final shape, one of the constituent parties of the alliance has decided to sever ties with the alliance on Friday. Baburam Bhattarai-led Naya Shakti Party Nepal (NSPN) decided part ways with the UML-led alliance and contest the election with its election symbol -- eye. After the decision to be a part of the UML-led leftist alliance, Naya Shakti Party Nepal had announced to contest the election under UML's poll symbol, the sun.