Tag - Nepal government

Coalition govt headed by Prachanda wins vote of confidence


Kathmandu: The fortnight-old coalition government in Nepal, headed by Maoist leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, won the vote of confidence in the House of Representatives with a landslide majority. There were 268 ‘ayes’ in favor of the motion and just two against it. Surprisingly, the main Opposition Nepali Congress, the largest party in the House, also...

Top leaders in Nepal discuss power-sharing, govt formation


Kathmandu: Top leaders of the five-party ruling alliance led by the Nepali Congress held several rounds of intense meetings early this week on forming a new government and power-sharing mechanism as the results of the November 20 general elections are expected to be announced soon. The counting of votes in the elections to the House of...