Cabinet expansion homework starts: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that the homework for Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal expansion will start today.

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Cabinet expansion incomplete: Nepali Congress partial, RSP and Janamat Party out

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal expanded his cabinet on Friday. But, with the latest cabinet expansion also, the Council of Ministers is incomplete. The post Cabinet expansion incomplete: Nepali Congress partial, RSP and Janamat Party out appeared first on OnlineKhabar English News.

Cabinet expansion today; New ministers to to be sworn in by 4 PM

KATHMANDU, March 31: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is ready to expand his Council of Ministers on Friday. The Prime Minister has already reached the Office of the President to expand the Cabinet and administer oaths to the newly appointed ministers by 4 PM today.

Cabinet expansion: Roles and Responsibilities (with full list)

KATHMANDU, Jan. 17: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday expanded the Council of Ministers. Here is the full name list of newly appointed ministers and their responsibilities:

Hearing of writ petition filed against Cabinet expansion by Oli on Sunday

KATHMANDU, March 20: Hearing of the writ petition filed against the Cabinet expansion by erstwhile Prime Minister KP Sharam Oli is scheduled for Sunday. The hearing is to be conducted by a joint bench of Justices Bishwa Prakash Shrestha and Dr Kumar Chudal. Earlier on December 28 and 29, 2020, advocates Lokendra Wali and Dinesh Triphati had filed writ petitions against expansion of the Council of Ministers by KP Sharma Oli. The petitioners have maintained that it is unconstitutional to expand the Cabinet after the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) and demanded the apex court to scrap the decision. After the dissolution of parliament, the then PM Oli had expanded the Cabinet on December 25, 2020.

Meeting of ruling alliance begins ahead of Cabinet expansion

Cabinet expansion likely this evening KATHMANDU, October 7: The ruling alliance is currently holding a meeting to make a final decision regarding the expansion of the Cabinet at Baluwatar in Kathmandu. The meeting began at the PM Office Resident at Baluwatar, according to Prime Minister’s press advisor Gobinda Pariyar.  The ruling alliance has already reached an agreement on the distribution of ministerial berths and the Cabinet is expected to get its full shape any time soon. The ruling alliance comprises the ruling Nepali Congress (NC), CPN (Maoist Center), CPN (Unified Socialist), Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) and Rastriya Janamorcha Party. The ruling Nepali Congress will get seven ministries, CPN (Maoist Center) will get six and CPN (UML) and JSP will get four ministries each. The meeting has been attended by PM and President of NC Sher Bahadur Deuba, Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Chairman of CPN (Unified Socialist) Madhav Kumar Nepal and Chairman of Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) Upendra Yadav.

Ruling alliance's meeting: Cabinet expansion soon

KATHMANDU, September 10: A meeting of the ruling parties' alliance has held discussions on finalizing the cabinet expansion issue soon. The meeting attended by the top leaders of the five-party alliance convened at the Prime Minister's residence at Baluwatar.  In the meeting, Prime Minister and Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba urged the leaders of the alliance to give him the list of names of persons to be appointed ministers. Vice-chairperson of the Rastriya Janamorcha, Durga Poudel who attended the meeting said that the PM asked the leaders of the parties in the alliance to submit the name list at the soonest as the Cabinet expansion has delayed.  "The meeting spent much time discussing the topic of giving full shape to the Council of Ministers. Likewise, talks were held on further refining the alliance and tabling bills in Parliament. The meeting adjourned agreeing to sit again at 6 pm today," she said.  Prime Minister Deuba had urged the parties in the alliance to promptly finalize the names of the nominees to be appointed ministers after consultations in the respective parties in order to give full shape to the Council of Ministers.  PM Deuba, CPN (Maoist Centre) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Chairperson of CPN (Unified Socialist) Madhav Kumar Nepal, Chairperson of Janata Samajbadi Party Nepal  Upendra Yadav, NC General-Secretary Purna Bahadur Khadka and Spokesperson of the Rastriya Janamorcha Poudel attended the meeting.  Deuba had taken the oath of office of the Prime Minister on July 13. He has not been able to expand the Council of Ministers for about two months since then. There are four ministers and one minister of state in his Cabinet at present. PM Deuba is under pressure from within his own party, Nepali Congress, to give full shape to the Cabinet at the earliest.

Ruling alliance holds meeting, discusses Cabinet expansion

KATHMANDU: At a time Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is facing criticism for inordinate delay in forming a full-fledged Cabinet, the top brass of the ruling alliance have held a meeting at the prime minister’s official residence in Baluwatar, Kathmandu.  The meeting, held on Thursday afternoon, dwelt on Cabinet expansion, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and strategies in the upcoming House meetings.  The meeting also analyzed Wednesday’s House obstruction by main opposition CPN-UML.  Shortly after the meeting, Durga Poudel, vice-chairperson of Rastriya Janamorcha said that the meeting did not take any crucial decisions though it discussed various matters.  Speaking during the meeting, PM Deuba urged the leaders of the ruling alliance to facilitate Cabinet expansion and resolve the respective issues.

PM Deuba, Maoist Chair Prachanda discuss Cabinet expansion

KATHMANDU, July 27: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Puhspa Kamal Dahal Prachanda have held a meeting.  In the meeting that took place at the official residence of the prime minister in Baluwatar on Tuesday morning, Deuba and Prachadna discussed the Cabinet expansion.  According to Bhanu Deuba, personal aide to PM Deuba, the discussion dwelt on various current affairs including Cabinet expansion.  Deuba added that expansion of the six-member Deuba-led Cabinet will take some more days as consultations among the parties of the ruling alliance is still underway.  Following the Supreme Court’s verdict on the House dissolution case, Nepali Congress President and parliamentary party leader Sher Bahadur Deuba was appointed PM as per Article 76 (5) of the constitution on July 13. He also won House confidence on July 18 as per Article 76 (6).  Deuba-led Cabinet has six members including four ministers ---- two each from the NC and Maoist Center ---- and a minister of state from the NC.