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Deuba inducts eight ministers from RPP, by Anil Giri (kp 14/10/2017) [???], PM reiterates commitment to polls (kp 14/10/2017) [Hopefully, this man is voted out of office soon!], President administers oath to RPP ministers (kp 15/10/2017), Maoist Centre to continue support to Deuba govt (kp 15/10/2017), CPN-MC ministers not to quit, party won’t withdraw support to govt (ht 15/10/2017), PM may divest CPN-MC ministers of their portfolios: The PM wants CPN-MC ministers to quit the government on their own volition (ht 16/10/2017) [??], A day of high drama in Singha Durbar: CPN (Maoist Centre) does a volte-face after saying it will quit govt: PM Deuba relieves Maoist ministers of responsibilities, keeps home and foreign ministries with himself; Eight newly inducted leaders from the RPP assigned ministerial portfolios (kp 18/10/2017), CPN-MC ministers stripped of portfolios (ht), PM reshuffles cabinet, Maoists ministers left portfolio-less, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 18/10/2017), CPN-MC does volte-face on quitting govt: Says it has secret information PM planning to defer polls, by Roshan S. Nepal (ht 18/10/2017), Maoist Centre not to recall ministers anytime soon (kp 25/10/2017)

Is Deuba Competent?, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 14/10/2017)

Deuba mulls sacking Maoist ministers, govt reshuffle (rep 06/10/2017), Congress censures coalition partner, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 07/10/2017), EC tells govt not to reshuffle cabinet, by Bhadra Sharma (rep 07/10/2017), NC weighs Cabinet reshuffle option: Taking RPP on board possible move if Maoist-led ministries are vacated (kp 09/10/2017) [What kind of rubbish 7 weeks ahead of the elections! Besides, this would mean another waste of tax money!], RPP decides to extend support to Deuba govt: Kamal Thapa demands Home Ministry, currently held by Maoist Centre (kp 10/10/2017), PM secures RPP support as he mulls cabinet reshuffle: FSFN to shore up govt if Maoist Center withdraws (rep 10/10/2017), Won’t tolerate changes in Cabinet: Oli (kp 10/10/2017), Prime minister cannot oust ministers, say legal eagles, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 11/10/2017)

Gachhadar’s NLF to recall two ministers (kp 05/10/2017)

PM Deuba back home after attending UNGA (kp 29/09/2017)

Induction of state ministers breaches election code: EC (kp 20/09/2017)

100 days of deuba govt: Govt claims holding polls as major success (kp 15/09/2017), Government unveils 100-day report card (ht 15/09/2017)

Govt fails to curb foreign junkets of ministers, officials (kp 13/09/2017)

PM Deuba set to expand Cabinet for fifth time today: Four Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Prajatantrik) leaders to be sworn in; Cabinet to have 54 members, breaking all records (kp 11/09/2017) [Criminal procedure! Nepal needs neither constitution nor other laws nor a SC as long as the politicians do what they like while continuing their power games!!], Deuba, ministers to draw Rs 14m  a month from the state coffers, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 12/09/2017), PM, ministers yet to furnish property details: Should have done so by first week of August, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 12/09/2017), A Compulsion Of Coalition Culture, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 13/09/2017) [This does not excuse the high number of members of the Council of Ministers! Besides, the number of ministries must be reduced to not more than 15!!], ‘Further expansion of Cabinet possible’ (kp) [Mr Deuba, you should contact a psychiatrist!], Musical chairs: Using Cabinet seats as political currency is unethical and an administrative burden (kp 13/09/2017), Cabinet expansion a compulsion, says Prime Minister Deuba (ht 13/09/2017)

Political pantomimes: Constitutional proscription on cabinet size will be problematic if coalition governments are to be the norm in Nepal, by Deepak Thapa (kp 24/08/2017)

Deuba’s Cabinet largest ever: PM inducts 15 state ministers, 12 from his Nepali Congress party, to Council of Ministers, by Binod Ghimire (kp 23/08/2017), Quantity over quality: Deuba has surpassed all records by installing a 50-member strong Cabinet (kp 25/08/2017), PM’s gracious gifts, by Biswas Baral (rep 25/08/2017)

Eight state ministers sworn in (kp 21/08/2017) [This means now 35 persons within the Council of Ministers; not more than 25 are allowed by the constitution!!]

RPP Prajatantrik to join govt after registration (kp 08/08/2017), Thapa-led RPP decides to pull support from govt (kp 09/08/2017)

‘Hello Sarkar ineffective’ (ht 03/08/2017)

The Sluggish Pace Of Govt, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 29/07/2017), The looting continues!, by Guffadi (kp 29/07/2017)

Cabinet forms five thematic committees (kp 29/07/2017)

RPP settles for supporting govt without Cabinet share: Even if the party with 37 lawmakers pulls the plug, the government will continue to have a majority in Parliament (kp 29/07/2017)

Little light: Whether Deuba goes for elections with or without the RJP will determine the success or failure of his fourth tenure as PM, by Om Astha Rai (nt 28/07/2017)

PM Deuba inducts 19 ministers: 10 from NC, six from Maoist Centre, two from NLF and one from CPN (Samyukta) administered oath of office (kp 27/07/2017), RPP drops plan to join govt (kp 27/07/2017)

Livestock Ministry addresses ‘cent percent plaints’ (kp 27/07/2017)

Deuba set to induct 19 ministers today (kp 26/07/2017) [But you are not even 2 months in office! And please respect that Article 76 of the constitution allows not more than 25 persons in the Council of Ministers! Your current plan would already bring the number to 27!!], Dispute within NC further delays cabinet expansion (rep 26/07/2017)

Shadow Government (nt 21/07/2017)

Cabinet expansion most likely on Thursday: Constituency Delimitation Commission soon: Sources (kp 18/07/2017), Cabinet expansion: 13 ministries for Congress, Maoist Centre to get 9; Ruling parties to hold talks on statute revision again (kp 19/07/2017) [This planned extension means once again a grave violation of the constitution that only allows a council of ministers with 25 persons!!], PM likely to expand Cabinet today (ht 19/07/2017), PM in fix over too many ministerial hopefuls (rep 19/07/2017), RJP-N rejects proposal to put statute revision bill to vote: Cabinet expansion further delayed, likely to get full shape on Sunday (kp 20/07/2017), Deuba expedites talks for Cabinet expansion (kp 24/07/2017), Delay in Cabinet expansion shameful: Dahal (ht 24/07/2017)

Preparations for PM’s India visit begin (kp 18/07/2017) [He should better start working on the numerous tasks at the home front!!]

Joshi appointed PM Deuba’s personal aide (kp 17/07/2017)

Cabinet expansion likely within this week, by Rupesh Acharya (ht 16/07/2017), Deuba to expand cabinet this week (rep 16/07/2017)

Officers at Hello Sarkar in risk of hearing impairment, by Pooja Chauhan  (rep 15/07/2017)

Chettri takes charge as chief secretary (kp 14/07/2017)

OAG told to produce plan to settle arrears by PAC (kp 13/07/2017)

Ruling alliance needs to improve image after local level election results (ht 12/07/2017)

Deuba starts homework to expand Cabinet: A joint taskforce of the  ruling Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Centre) has been assigned to allocate the ministries (kp 12/07/2017)

Civil servants’ 1,400 trips cost taxpayers over Rs 1b: A total of 1,442 civil servants acquired permission from the government to visit over three dozen countries from May 16 to July 11, by Bhadra Sharma and Roshan Sedhai (rep 12/07/2017), 26 secys make 32 trips to 16 countries in 2 months, by Roshan Sedhai (rep 13/07/2017)

PMO gets small team (kp 11/07/2017), Bhattarai named PM’s foreign affairs adviser (ht 11/07/2017)

Deuba struggles to expand Cabinet: PM on a tightrope with too many ministerial aspirants within his party (kp 05/07/2017), Deuba still struggling to give full shape to cabinet: NC is facing challenge due to internal disputes (rep 07/07/2017), The joke is on us, by Gunjan Upadhyay (rep 07/07/2017), Deuba strikes back! The Prime Monster doesn’t have Gyanu Uncle to fire him again. He knows that as long as he makes our CA members happy, they will support him, by Guffadi (kp 08/07/2017)

Deuba sends social media into frenzy: PM goes blunt on Sajha Sawal, heckles members of the audience, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 04/07/2017)

Race for chief secy post begins: Subedi is set to join the Asian Development Bank in about three weeks (kp 05/07/2017)

Maoist Centre preparing list of party’s ministers (kp 02/07/2017)

Cabinet expansion likely next week: Senior Congress leaders say PM Deuba is waiting for party General Secretary Shashank Koirala’s arrival from a foreign visit (kp 01/07/2017) [Obviously, there is no need of more ministers as Deuba's first three weeks in office have proved!]

With ministries at odds, peace committees feel neglected, by Ashok Dahal (rep 24/06/2017)

Deuba’s PMO has yet to get the ball rolling: Prime minister’s ‘easy-going’ style of working offers fodder for critics (kp 23/06/2017), Deuba’s burdens: Elections or bust, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 23/06/2017)

Auditor General tells govt offices to clear backlogs (kp 21/06/2017)

PM Deuba moves to Baluwatar at auspicious hour (rep 20/06/2017) [He should better concentrate on his numerous tasks than on superstitious beliefs!]

PM’s secretariat to be formed after June 28 (ht 19/06/2017) [A functioning govt is the last thing Nepal needs, so please take time! According to schedule you still have about 8 months in office!]

Postpone till eternity: Maybe, we should just request Deuba’s astrologers to forget about the stars and the moons; Just tell the Prime Monster to do the right thing for once so that we can forgive him for all his screw-ups in the past, by Guffadi (kp 17/06/2017) [satirical]

Prabhu Sah appointed urban development minister (ht 17/06/2017)

MoHA given power to deport foreigners (ht 16/06/2017)

Awaiting auspicious hour to shift to Baluwatar (rep 15/06/2017) [??]

‘Limit ministries at central level to 16’: Chief secy insists on the original plan as efforts are being made to increase number to 18 (kp 13/06/2017)

House panel: Stop VVIP motorcade menace in Valley; Concerned ministries told to make processions hassle-free for public (kp 10/06/2017) [What do you demand? These selfish and arrogant politicians are even higher than gods!!]

Giving Continuity To Competent Ministers, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 10/06/2017)

Deuba sworn in as PM (kp 08/06/2017), Deuba braces for berth pangs as he takes office: Dispute arises over ministerial portfolio allocation; Factional feud surfaces in his party, RPP unhappy; CPN (Maoist Centre) also has too many aspirants (kp 08/06/2017), Strained legacy: New Prime Minister Deuba gets yet another opportunity to rewrite his blighted history (kp 08/06/2017), First Cabinet meeting catalogues priorities (kp 08/06/2017), New finance minister faces an uphill task, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 08/06/2017), Deuba may not induct NC ministers until June 28 polls: Tells party leaders to go to villages for elections (kp 09/06/2017), Cabinet likely to take time acquiring full shape (rep 11/06/2017)

New Government Under Deuba, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 07/06/2017), Deuba elected PM for fourth time: Set to have a full plate as he has to complete the job half done by Dahal, by Binod Ghimire (kp 07/06/2017), Deuba is Nepal’s 40th prime minister, by Rupesh Acharya (ht 07/06/2017), Oath with small Cabinet today (kp 07/06/2017)

18 ministries proposed at federal level (kp 03/06/2017) [The constitution disallows a council of ministers with more than 25 persons, not 25 ministries! 18 ministries are still too many!]

Voting to elect new PM most likely on Sunday (kp 02/06/2017), NC, Maoists in new govt bid (kp 02/06/2017), Deuba IV: The man who failed as Prime Minister not just once, twice, but three times is all set to become Nepal’s Prime Minister for the fourth time, by Om Astha Rai (nt 02/06/2017)

What Lies Ahead For Deuba?, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 31/05/2017), CPN-UML boycotts all-party meet: Formation of national consensus govt unlikely (ht 31/05/2017)

Govt policies and programmes: Budget focus on local body empowerment, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 26/05/2017), President Bhandari unveils annual policy, programmes (ht 26/05/2017)

Prez gives parties 7 days to pick consensus PM (kp 26/05/2017), Search begins for PM Dahal's replacement (rep 26/05/2017)

Dahal working to step down ‘in a few days’: PM’s press adviser Govinda Acharya says Dahal has already prepared the statement he will read out in Parliament for announcing his resignation, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 22/05/2017), Turn confusion into clarity: New government should ensure that the remaining elections are held successfully (kp 22/05/2017), PM Dahal announces his resignation (kp 24/05/2017), Prime Minister Dahal resigns (with full text in Nepali) (rep 24/05/2017), Dahal steps down to honour deal with NC: Says he wants to break the culture of not keeping word, by Binod Ghimire (kp 25/05/2017), Prez accepts resignation (kp 25/05/2017), My govt mended shaky relations with India and China: Dahal (kp 25/05/2017), PM Dahal resigns, leaves behind a healthy economy, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 25/05/2017), A more pragmatic Dahal's second PM innings more successful, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 25/05/2017), Prime Minister Prachanda Quit Office, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 25/05/2017), Mixed legacy: In honouring the deal to step down, Dahal made a welcome departure from his predecessors (kp 26/05/2017)

Caretaker government to present new fiscal budget (ht 21/05/2017)

Star Performers In Present Cabinet, by Mukti Rijal (rn 18/05/2017)

PM Dahal says will step down within a week (kp 16/05/2017) [Nobody will shed tears, but to change the government every nine months is the opposite of political stability and prevents development development and reconstruction!!]

Gachhadar joins govt with 2 other party colleagues: Three state ministers from NLF to be sworn in today (kp 09/05/2017), Gachhadar senior DPM: PM’s Office (kp 10/05/2017), Two NLF leaders inducted as state ministers (kp 10/05/2017), State Minister Chaudhary sworn in (ht 13/05/2017)

RPP leaders quit govt (kp 04/05/2017)

PM will step down after first phase local polls: Aide (rep 04/05/0217)

Coalition stares at crisis after seeking to impeach Karki: RPP pulls support, Gachhadar’s NLF to decide today (kp 02/05/2017), With RPP pulling out, govt totters on the brink, by Ashok Dahal (rep 02/05/2017), Gachchhadar's NLP declines Dahal offer to join govt: Decides to continue support to govt (rep 03/05/2017)

DPM Nidhi resigns (kp 01/05/2017), NC yet to recommend new home minister (ht 03/05/2017), After pact with Deuba, Nidhi rejoins ministry: Home Minister Nidhi decides to withdraw his resignation after a meeting with Dahal and Deuba at the prime minister’s residence (kp 05/05/2017), Nidhi resumes his office as home minister (rep 05/05/2017)

PM: Deuba govt to oversee June vote (kp 24/04/2017)

One ministry mooted for forests, environment (ht 24/04/2017)

Talks with Madhes parties on back burner as NC-Maoist ties sour, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 06/04/2017)

Protocol row casts shadow over Cabinet that met last on Mar 16, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 04/04/2017), DPMs hierarchy row stalls cabinet meetings, by Ashok Dahal (rep 04/04/2017), Tussle of titans: It is already too much the country has suffered as a result of senseless quarrel over protocol between two DPMs in Dahal cabinet (ht 05/04/2017), Will Cabinet today put Nidhi-Thapa row to rest? Sources say two DPMs likely to continue to bicker (kp 06/04/2017), Nidhi ‘to quit if Thapa made senior DPM’ (kp 07/04/2017), Nidhi to skip Cabinet meeting (kp 10/04/2017), Oppn parties flay govt for row over seniority (rep 11/04/2017)

Implementation of directives not satisfactory: SAC (kp 29/03/2017)

16 ministries for the central government suggested (kp 29/03/2017)

Cabinet meet put off after Nidhi-Thapa protocol row (kp 23/03/2017), A tale of two DPMs and Dahal’s trip to China: Bimalendra Nidhi-Kamal Thapa row over seniority leaves country without official head of govt, by Anil Giri (kp 25/03/2017)

Maoist MPs lash out at their ministers, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 22/03/2017)

Offices of 2 state mins changed (kp 14/03/2017)

Bid to induct Gachhadar in jumbo Cabinet (ht 13/03/2017)

Thapa makes it to govt, again: Three RPP leaders join Dahal who now leads the largest Cabinet ever, by Binod Ghimire (kp 10/03/2017), Long live King Kamal! Kamal Dai and his fellow mandaley’s voted against our Emperor during the prime ministerial election in August. But in politics, friends become foes and enemies become lovers, by Guffadi (kp 11/03/2017) [satirical]

House panel’s directives go unheeded (ht 16/02/2017)

PM fails to walk the talk on ‘cutting ribbons’, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 11/02/2017)

Cabinet fails to pick police chief, by Anil Giri and Manish Gautam (kp 10/02/2017)

Relations between NC and Maoist Center sour, by Ashok Dahal (kp 08/02/2017)

RPP to recall ministers soon, says Lohani (kp 07/02/2017)

Dahal govt fails on three fronts: RPP Chair Thapa (kp 04/02/2017) [On four fronts, Mr Thapa! The participation of the non-inclusive, anti-federal and anti-republican RPP-Nepal has been another grave failure!]

Govt bodies at a loss for lack of right to spend: On average, each ministry has extended spending authority to about 80pc projects and programmes, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 01/02/2017)

Portal offering official government data launched: www.nepalindata.com offers more than  400 datasets spread  over 12 sections (kp 28/01/217) [see website], Nepal by numbers: An ambitious project is trying to make government data accessible – and it all started with students, by Marc Allemann (kp 04/01/2017)

Panel informs House about govt's reluctance to implement its directives (rep 21/01/2017)

‘OAG sole legal adviser to govt’ (ht 20/01/2017)

PM expanding cabinet to secure two-thirds votes for amendment, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 14/01/2017) [This would not only be another grave violation of the constitution but it would also be a special kind of corruption!!], Cabinet expansion unlikely at the moment, by Sarin Ghimire (kp 16/01/2017), PM may appoint two ministers today (rep 19/01/2017), PM inducting minister from party that EC has scrapped? (kp 19/01/2017) [!!], 43 ministers in Dahal’s Cabinet (kp 20/01/0217)

National Vigilance Centre report: Delays, graft, bad behaviour rampant in govt offices, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 02/01/2017)

Secys transferred, nod to provincial civil service bill (kp 23/12/2016)

Dahal second poorest PM after Sushil Koirala! Property details say he owns just one katha land and three tola gold; no cash, no bank balance, by Anil Giri (kp 15/12/2016), Unconvincing details: The public does not believe what they have disclosed is true. Their sources of known taxable income are non-transparent and do not tally with their lifestyles (ht 16/12/2016), 'Lifestyles of PM, DPM at odds with property statements': Might be matter for investigations: Experts, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 16/12/2016), Chakka panja, by Gunjan Upadhyay (rep 16/12/2016)

Dahal’s Cabinet to reveal property details ‘soon’ (kp 11/12/2016) [?], Govt decides to reveal ministers’ property details (kp 12/12/2016), Meaningless ritual: Those responsible for acting against corruption should do their duty on the basis of the lifestyles of the holders of public offices and the expenses they have made (ht 13/12/2016)

Government overlooks directives of Parliament’s Development Committee (ht 06/12/2016), Government bodies not taking directives seriously: House committee (rep 07/12/2016)

Main complex of Singha Durbar to be rebuilt (ht 02/12/2016), PM Dahal instructs to renovate Singha Durbar (kp 03/12/2016)

NC names 10 state ministers (kp 30/11/2016), New state ministers take oath, assume office (ht 01/12/2016)

Women leaders demand 50pc representation in Cabinet (kp 29/11/2016)

8 state ministers from NC to be inducted (kp 25/11/2016)

Ashes to ashes: Second-time prime minister Dahal is in a tight spot once again as the country marks the tenth anniversary of the peace accord this week, by Om Astha Rai (nt 25/11/2016)

MoH to curb unnecessary foreign trips: As per the ministry’s  new guidelines, a  committee will select employees of the ministry and its subordinate bodies for foreign trips (kp 24/11/2016)

PM calls govt secretaries on the carpet: Seeks reports on progress made in various sectors (kp 22/11/2016), Prime Minister Dahal issues 26-point directives to secretaries (ht 22/11/2016)

MoFALD seeks updated details of govt offices (ht 18/11/2016)

Empower it: Under the decentralized federal structure, we need additional human resources at office of Chief Secretary, by Thaneshwar Bhusal (rep 16/11/2016)

Prachanda’s last chance: People have high hopes that he will do better during his second stint as prime minister, by Atindra Dahal (kp 13/11/2016), Prachanda’s 100 Days: Average Performance, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 14/11/2016)

PM counts achievements of first 100 days of govt (kp 12/11/2016)

PM's office goes paperless, by Gyan P. Neupane (11/11/2016)

Twitter, Facebook push up complaints at Hello Sarkar: 9,164 complaints about Home Ministry, by Gyan P. Neupane (rep 08/11/2016)

‘PM fails to deliver on promises’ (kp 06/11/2016) [Yes, just as the two previous governments failed!]

PM Dahal wary of critics, detractors: Directs party ministers to prepare achievement report of first 100 days, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 05/11/2016)

Government liable: The concerned ministries need not wait for the PM’s instruction to carry out regular works (ht 14/09/2016)

Government transfers 12 secys (kp 12/09/2016)

Challenges Before The Government, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 08/09/2016)

Some Tips for Prachanda, by Siddhi B. Ranjitkar (km 06/09/2016)

Hello Sarkar settled 43,645 complaints last fiscal: OPMCM (ht 05/09/2016), Hollow Sarkar: How can the Hello Sarkar with just 16 junior employees claim to have resolved all these grievances within one year (ht 06/09/2016)

Govt rejigs senior bureaucrats (kp 02/09/2016)

13 ministers from NC sworn in: Dahal’s Cabinet far from being inclusive with only one woman in govt, by Sarin Ghimire (kp 27/08/2016) [And 70 percent male Tagadharis! This generation of politicians will never change!], Women's representation in cabinet declining (rep 27/08/2016), 13 new ministers from NC take oath of office (ht 27/08/2016), Faction distraction! Everybody gets their share and everybody is happy, except us the people, by Guffadi (kp 27/08/2016), Expanding The Coalition Cabinet, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 28/08/2016)

PM Dahal working from office, not residence, cheers officials (kp 21/08/2016)

Cabinet directive to control black-marketing; PM determines portfolios of three new ministers (ht 12/08/2016)

Darkness Under The Lamp, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 12/08/2016)

New Coalition Government: Challenge Of Populism, by Mukti Rijal (rn 11/08/2016), Challenge Upon Challenge, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 11/08/2016)

Sharing Of Portfolios Brews Trouble, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 10/08/2016)

Dahal sworn in as 39th prime minister, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 05/08/2016), Prachanda Became A New Prime Minister, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 05/08/2016), PM issues four directives in first decision (kp 05/08/2016), NC, Maoists struggle to finalise list of ministers, by Sarin Ghimire (kp 05/08/2016), NC leaders KC, Koirala refuse to join Cabinet: Koirala told Deuba that he would not join the Cabinet if not given the foreign ministry (kp 05/08/2016), Naya Shakti hails former leader’s feat (kp 05/08/2016) [It's critical demands are more important!], Yam between rocks: Dahal has been trying to remake himself as a pragmatic politician, but has come across as a flip-flopper, by Om Astha Rai (nt 05/08/2016), Awesome again: Let’s see if Comrade Prachanda has learnt lessons for his second term as prime minister, by Kunda Dixit (nt 05/08/2016)

Dahal returns to power: Maoist Centre chairman elected 39th prime minster with 363 votes, by John Narayan Parajuli (kp 04/08/2016), Gathabandan backs Dahal after 3-pt deal, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 04/08/2016), Positive vote: Flexibility on both sides can translate the three-point agreement into constitution amendment (kp 04/08/2016), Tread with caution: Prime Minister-elect Dahal faces daunting tasks given the political bitterness surrounding months of efforts leading to the change of guard (kp 04/08/2016), Oath and small Cabinet today (kp 04/08/2016), Once foes, now friends: Observers say time to follow politics of conviction, not convenience, by Sarin Ghimire (kp 04/08/2016), Consensus in transition: Peace process, by Umesh Kumar Bhattarai (ht 04/08/2016), Enter Prachanda As PM: The Stakes Are High, by Mukti Rijal (rn 04/08/2016), Protean Government: A Setback To Development, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 04/08/2016), Experts recommend fewer ministers, by Siromani Dhungana (rep 04/08/2016), Rolpa locals sceptical about Dahal as PM, by Hira Bahadur Gharti Magar (rep 04/08/2016), Women participation: 33pc representation sought in Cabinet (kp 04/08/2016) [Hardly any woman has been participated in the consultations that led to this government!], The Oli syndrome: It’s a tendency to disguise one’s group interest as nationalism and use external fears to weaken internal demands for justice, by Pramod Mishra (kp 04/08/2016)

Challenges Before New Government, by Govinda Bahadur Tumbahang (rn 30/07/2016)

Govt doles out Rs 14m to ‘UML, Maoist cadres’ (kp 29/07/2016)

Three ministries yet to submit project roll-out plan to NPC (ht 27/07/2016)

Reality Check Of Outgoing PM Oli’s Speech In Parliament, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 25/07/2016), Tribute To Outgoing PM KP Oli, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 26/07/2016), Oli Leaves With Head Held High, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 27/07/2016)

Prime Minister Oli resigns, by Binod Ghimire (kp 25/07/2016), Prez to remove difficulties (kp 25/07/2016)

Oli Leaves Behind An Ineffaceable Legacy, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 17/07/2016) [Obviously, there must be another Oli than the one we know!!]

Oli Government In Crisis, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 14/07/2016)

Consensus Government: A Political Chimera, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 10/07/2016)

Playing for time: Eight months into his term, Prime Minister Oli seems to have settled for just one objective: not being overthrown (nt 10/06/2016)

Airy-fairy Announcements Won’t Work, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 09/06/2016)

Basnet, Pun to be dropped from Cabinet (ht 06/06/2016)

Seven wasted months: Oli's government neither talks with Madheshi parties nor is it keen on improving Nepal's strained relations with India, by David Kainee (rep 06/06/2016) [This has been predictable from the moment when he became PM! But the other so-called leaders are not one iota better!!]

PM miffed at transfer of CDOs on eve of trade union election (ht 02/06/2016), Ruling partners at loggerheads over civil servant transfers (rep 02/06/2016), SAC steps in to resolve officials’ transfer issue (kp 04/06/2016)

Eight contenders for post of IBN chief executive (kp 10/05/2016)

Oli, Dahal sign 9-pt deal (rep 06/05/2016)

Govt releases its half-yearly report (kp 27/04/2016)

Oli inducts RPP’s Chand into cabinet (kp 18/04/2016), Oli govt's council of ministers grows to 41 members (rep 18/04/2016) [And Oli is absolutely unaware that the constitution only allows upt to 25 members within the council of ministers!?]

RPP a frustrated coalition partner: Rana (ht 17/04/2016)

RPP-N tells Minister Bista to quit: To ask PM to sack if he doesn’t resign (kp 16/04/2016), RPP-Nepal to ask PM to sack asst minister (kp 17/04/2016), RPP-N urges PM to sack assistant minister Bista (ht 19/04/2016), PM Oli relieves Asst Minister Bista of his duty (ht 28/04/2016)

Say No To Mules And Meddlers, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 10/04/2016) [??]

DPM bemoans govt’s poor show (kp 01/04/2016)

PM censures NRA, and by extension, own govt: NC leader Mahat accuses government of viewing reconstruction through partisan lense, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 30/03/2016) [Oli forgot to mention himself and the other so-called leaders as the most responsible persons!!], Plan to make PMO model institute lost in the shuffle, by Anil Giri (kp 30/03/2016) [?!]

MoHA defies apex court order with politics in play: Fails to comply with SC ruling to promote four DIGs, by Manish Gautam (kp 29/03/2016)

PM’s China visit costs taxpayers Rs 15 million (ht 27/03/2016)

An open letter to the PM: Your outlandish declarations show you have no clue what it takes to translate a dream into reality, by Naresh Koirala (kp 22/03/2016)

Oli’s jumbo team draws flak: When nation’s economy is squeezed, it is unceremonious to go to a neighbouring country with nearly 100 people: BRB (kp 21/03/2016)

Government show gets Maoist thumbs down (kp 20/03/2016)

Misplaced notions: Government seems to spare no effort in indulging in extravaganza in all its activities to foolishly charm and attract the simple and innocent, by Shyam KC (kp 11/03/2016)

PM briefs ruling party leaders on his India visit (kp 26/02/2016)

Hello Sarkar receives 205 complaints in a month (ht 17/02/2016)

FM Thapa ‘reluctant’ to accompany Oli, by Anil Giri (kp 15/02/2016)

New ministries for ministers’ sake: Recently created ministries face dearth of staff, budget, office space, by Binod Ghimire (kp 14/02/2016) [Oli's irresponsible and unconstitutional procedure is a grave and special kind of corruption to rob the state coffers for the sake of power!]

Junk vehicles become an eyesore in Singha Durbar (ht 14/02/2016)

Not bad, not bad at all: The Oli administration’s greatest achievement  has been on the diplomatic front, by Gopal Khanal, foreign affairs advisor to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli (kp 02/02/2016) [???]

First 100 daze: If the people had to grade the government’s performance, they would give it 30 percent, by Khagendra N. Sharma (kp 31/01/2016)

Story of failure: Government heads in Nepal fail in such a way in such a short span of time that every PM proves to be worse than his immediate predecessor, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 30/01/2016)

UCPN (Maoist) dissatisfied with ministers’ performances (kp 28/01/2016), UCPN-M concerned about govt’s poor show, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 29/01/2016), Dahal for ‘serious’ talk with PM on governance issues (kp 29/01/2016)

Government’s Showing: Leaves Much To Be Desired, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 28/01/2016)

Govt functioning draws flak in Parliament: NC lawmaker Ramesh Lekhak calls Prime Minister Oli-led government a bunch of jokers, by Prakash Acharya (kp 27/01/2016)

PM in bid to override PAC fiat (kp 26/01/2016)

Lessons To Be Learned, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 26/01/2016)

Selling patriotism: King Mahendra started the patriotism game to enrich his henchmen; PM Oli is using the same to benefit his coterie, by Kuvera Chalise (rep 25/01/2016), Hail Comrade Premier: The Pahadi Rights Defenders protesting against the so-called Indian Blockade failed to contemplate over absurdities of their own action, by CK Lal (rep 25/01/2016)

In 100 days, Oli Cabinet has little to boast about, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 19/01/2016), Hundred Days Of Disturbed Honeymoon, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 22/01/2016), A government full of ‘promise’, by Gunjan Upadhyay (rep 22/01/2016)

Cabinet expansion need of hour, says PM (ht 13/01/2016) [unbelievable statement!], Unwarranted Expansion, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 13/01/2016)

Divide and rue: The split of Ministry of Agriculture Development into Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Livestock Development was both untimely and unnecessary, by Bhairab Raj Kaini (rep 12/01/2016)

Government has failed, says Jhalanath Khanal (ht 12/01/2016), Discontent over govt brewing within PM’s party (rep 12/01/2016)

Six state ministers sworn in (kp 02/01/2016), Six state ministers sworn in amid criticism (ht 02/01/2016)

The postmaster, by Gunjan Upadhyay (rep 01/01/2015)

Hello Sarkar flooded with public complaints (kp 31/12/2015)

Six ministries settled less than 50 pc public complaints (ht 20/12/2015)

State of utter failure: If the current crises continue, public anger could be directed towards govt (kp 26/11/2015) [It's overdue for long! And please do not forget to include the NC that was responsible for the failed politics of the previous government!!]

PM Oli spends 1.2m in food, entertainment (kp 25/11/2015)

Home, finance secretaries among 14 officials transferred (kp 20/11/2015)

Prime Minister's address to the nation: ‘Blockade cruel, inhumane’, by John Narayan Parajuli and Binod Ghimire (kp 16/11/2015), Unofficial Indian blockade has led to humanitarian crisis: PM, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 16/11/2015) [Stop calling it "unofficial"! It may not be total but it's very official!], Half-hearted: In times of national crisis, Prime Mister  Oli failed to assure a nervous population (kp 16/11/2015) [Oli is the concentrated incompetence that marks all so-called leaders of Nepal's failed political generation!!], Nepali Congress, Madhesi parties disappointed with Oli’s speech (ht 16/11/2015)

Hello Sarkar resolves 36,610 complaints (ht 15/11/2015)

PM picks Rimal as political adviser (kp 10/11/2015)

Oli expands Cabinet again, inducts 4 more state and assistant ministers (ht 09/11/2015)

PM Oli to address nation: To dwell on ongoing crisis in Tarai region (kp 09/11/2015), Shadow economy expands thanks to govt fecklessness, by Kuvera Chalise (rep 09/11/2015), NC tells ministers to mind their language: Urges them to handle the nationmal crisis with wisdom without sensationalising it, by Prakash Acharya (ht 09/11/2015)

Oli has record 6 DPMs: With 26 Cabinet members, 'breaches statutory limit', by Bhadra Sharma (kp 06/11/2015), Cabinet strength expanded to 26 members: Government now has six deputy prime ministers, 17 ministers and two state ministers (ht 06/11/2015), Oli expands cabinet for third time (rep 06/11/2015)

Cabinet expansion likely today (kp 01/11/2015), UML leaders battle for Cabinet positions: Besides appeasing his party leaders, Oli also faces the challenge of satisfying the coalition partners (kp 02/11/2015), UML fails to pick ministers, again (ht 03/11/2015), PM Oli gets UML nod to expand Cabinet (kp 04/11/2015)

5-member taskforce to draft CMP with focus on rebuilding (kp 25/10/2015)

9 ministers sworn in: Cabinet expansion not over; Oli’s party UML unable to decide names (kp 19/10/2015), Oli inducts nine ministers: Top Bahadur Rayamajhi named deputy PM, Shakti Basnet home minister (ht 19/10/2015), Oli expands cabinet to 18 members (rep 19/10/2015), Row in UCPN (M) over candidates (kp 19/10/2015), Passing the buck: Soon enough, the new PM is likely to find daggers pointing at him from all directions, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 19/10/2015)

Cabinet expansion in limbo (kp 18/10/2015), Rayamajhi to lead UCPN-M in govt (ht 18/10/2015), No HR violators in Cabinet, PM told (kp 18/10/2015) [A person who in 2006 during Jana Andolan II as the putsching king's right-hand ordered the security forces to apply brutal force against demonstrating civil society killing at least 20 and hurting thousands has now even been nominated DPM!], New government faces daunting challenges, by Prakash Acharya (ht 18/10/2015)

A Leader Who Stands Out From The Crowd, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 16/10/2015) [A exaggerated eulogy on PM Oli that leaves the impact of his conservative mind unmentioned!], An Uphill Task Ahead Of Oli, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 16/10/2015), PM Oli forms his core team: Hari Krishna Karki appointed attorney general; Pradeep Gyawali likely to become Oli’s chief political advisor (kp 16/10/2015), High-level political committee to assist govt (rep 16/10/2015), UML, UCPN (M) leaders eye plum ministries; Cabinet still incomplete: Rival faction opposes PM Oli’s ‘monopoly’ while picking Cabinet members while UCPN (M) Chairman Dahal under pressure to come up with inclusive list of nominees (kp 16/10/2015), Mahara as DPM to lead Maoists in govt, by Ashok Dahal (rep 16/10/2015)

Dispute over posts hits Cabinet expansion: Some UML leaders are said to be against the dealallocating eight ministries to the Maoists (kp 15/10/2015) [There is nothing more important than the power games the male Tagadhari leaders of the parties! Agreements are never meant to be observed! They are not more than irresponsible liars who are not interested in people and country!!], UCPN-M indecision delays government expansion (rep 15/10/2015)

Ruling parties near power-sharing deal: After the UML agreed to give the Vice President and Speaker posts to the Maoists, the latter gave up its claim to Prez position (kp 14/10/2015), UML, UCPN-M leaders negotiate power sharing (rep 14/10/2015), Three President contenders from UML (kp 14/10/2015), Bhandari in fray for President post?, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 14/10/2015), International community welcomes new government (kp 14/10/2015), New Government, New Challenges, New Hopes, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 14/10/2015)

Travel allowances for govt officials hiked, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 13/10/2015)

Oli takes oath in the name of people, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 13/10/2015), 9-member Cabinet formed (kp 13/10/2015), PM Oli forms 9-man cabinet (rep 13/10/2015), Cabinet focuses on Madhes issues: PM Oli holds discussion with his Cabinet colleagues and seeks their inputs on ways to address the grievances of the agitating Madhesi and Tharu communities (kp 13/10/2015), Power-sharing ‘before full Cabinet’: Multiple claims to posts of Prez, VP and Speaker (kp 13/10/2015)

Oli’s Elevation To Office Of Prime Minister, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 12/10/2015), UML’s Oli elected new PM, by Binod Ghimire (kp 12/10/2015), Oli elected prime minister with 338 votes, by Prakash Acharya and Tika R. Pradhan (ht 12/10/2015), Muddled, yet united: Having secured premiership, Oli now needs to mend fences with Madhes and minorities (kp 12/10/2015), Foes to friends, Oli’s dramatic rise (kp 12/10/2015), Forged by hardship, communist rebellion (kp 12/10/2015), Tehrathum celebrates Oli’s election (kp 12/10/2015), Challenges Of The New PM, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 12/10/2015), Will Oli live up to nationalist image as PM ?, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 12/10/2015), After trading charges, PM’s election ends on conciliatory note (ht 12/10/2015), Cabinet to get full shape in a week: Key coalition partners will have a tough task ahead when it comes to portfolio allocation (kp 12/10/2015)

Oli, Koirala in PM race (kp 11/10/2015), Koirala, Oli vie for PM’s chair: The latter apparently enjoys the support of a comfortable majority in Parliament, by Prakash Acharya (ht 11/10/2015), What made Koirala run for his chair (kp 11/10/2015), UML-Maoist tie covers larger power-sharing (kp 11/10/2015), Dahal UML’s first choice for president (ht 11/10/2015), UML, UCPN-M to amend statute to tackle agitation (ht 11/10/2015)

36,326 complaints settled in 5 years, claims Hello Sarkar (ht 10/10/2015)

Prime minister election tomorrow, by Binod Ghimire (kp 10/10/2015), Candidates to file names for PM poll today, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 10/10/2015), UML hopes Oli will lead govt (kp 10/10/2015), Cong to talk to Madhes forces before decision, by Anil Giri (kp 10/10/2015), Dahal urges PM Koirala not to contest for new term (rep 10/10/2015), NC, UML’s word sought on amending statute: UCPN-Maoist says ruling coalition partners should strike a new deal, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 10/10/2015), RPP-N to join govt if a major party sits in opposition (kp 10/10/2015)

Congress at odds over leading next Cabinet: NC troika Koirala, Poudel and Deuba interested to run for PM post; Mahesh Acharya and Narahari Acharya say Congress should not claim prime ministerial post, by Anil Giri (kp 09/10/2015), NC decision on contesting PM post today, by Prakash Acharya (ht 09/10/2015), PM: Have not promised support to Oli, by Ashok Dahal (rep 09/10/2015), UML intensifies meetings to bolster its PM chances (kp 09/10/2015), House to vote for new PM (kp 09/10/2015), MJF-L and its allies want consensus govt: MJF-L Chairman Gachhadar has hinted his party could join the government if federalism dispute is resolved (kp 09/10/2015), NOC invites global tender for fuel supply (kp 09/10/2015)

Will honour past Deal, PM assures Oli (kp 08/10/2015), Will support anyone as next PM, says Dahal, by Bedraj Poudel (kp 08/10/2015), No Alternative To National Unity Govt, by Mukti Rijal (rn 08/10/2015)

New govt should at least have Big Three: UCPN (M) (kp 07/10/2015), Oli way out Making Oli the next PM is still the best option to salvage the constitution out of the current morass, by Ajaya Bhadra Khanal (kp 07/10/2015) [Kina?? Only new charismatic leaders should lead the nation, not the old conservative male Tagadhari elite!!], Major Parties Must Keep United Face, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 07/10/2015)

PM defers new cabinet discussions (kp 06/10/2015), NC divided over new PM candidate (kp 06/10/2015), Three parties urged to keep unity intact: Dahal backs CPN-UML Chair Oli for the prime minister’s post, by Prakash Acharya (ht 06/10/2015), Maoists call for nat’l unity government (kp 06/10/2015)

PM post not a done deal for KP Oli yet: Two possible contenders from Congress; Maoist and Madhesi parties hold the key, by Anil Giri (kp 05/10/2015) [Anyway, all three are incompetent and will contribute to the continuation of Nepal's crisis!], NC to name own candidate for premiership: UML to field Oli for the post; New PM by Oct 11: Nembang; UCPN-M to play kingmaker, by Prakash Acharya (ht 05/10/2015), Maoist not to claim any key positions: Dahal (kp 05/10/2015), Conspiracies are afoot to break alliance of big parties: Dahal (rep 05/10/2015)

Parties discuss govt formation, by Prakash Acharya (ht 04/10/2015), CPN-UML to field KP oli as PM candidate (kp 04/10/2015), Dahal confirms ‘deal on Oli govt’: Says UCPN (Maoist) is also open to joining new government led by Nepali Congress, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 04/10/2015)

PM paves way for new government: Prez calls for consensus govt within 7 days, by Ashok Dahal (rep 03/10/2015), Prez calls for unity govt within a week, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/10/2015), Prime minister stops short of resigning (ht 03/10/2015), President Yadav calls parties to elect new PM, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 03/10/2015), UML, UCPN (M) say PM didn’t take them into confidence (kp 03/10/2015), NC, UML in dispute as process to form new govt begins (rep 03/10/2015)

Premier to decide on his resignation today, by Prakash Acharya (ht 02/10/2015)

PM asks Oli to recall 2 UML ministers (kp 30/09/2015), Power abuse accused UML ministers out (kp 02/10/2015), Minister Gyawali sacked, Poudel resigns, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 02/10/2015)

PM Koirala pressed to cancel New York visit: India cannot impose trade embargo, say leaders, by Anil Giri (kp 23/09/2015)

Pradhan resigns as PM's press advisor: PM accepts Pradhan's resignation (kp 22/09/2015)

After statute, parties focus on new govt (kp 21/09/2015), New govt after October 3: Koirala to resign once he returns from UN General Assembly (ht 22/09/2015)

New govt agenda takes centre stage (kp 20/09/2015)

Problems of Self-creation Prime Minister Koirala, by Siddhi B. Ranjitkar (km 31/08/2015)

Sushil Faced Humongous Problem?, by Siddhi B. Ranjitkar (km 21/08/2015)

Hello Sarkar settles 90 per cent complaints (ht 16/08/2015)

Secy transfers (kp 15/08/2015)

New appointments at health bodies (kp 14/08/2015)

Major reforms recommended at Foreign Ministry: Panels advise ministry to revamp its structure from top to bottom, reform its organisational policy and reorient diplomacy (kp 17/07/2015)

Retail prices of 96 medicines fixed, fertiliser to be imported from India (ht 07/07/2015)

DPM Gautam takes charge of Agro ministry (kp 07/07/2015)

Minister Parajuli finds his job on line over unseemly act (kp 02/07/2015), Minister in hot water for paddy field antics: His ‘indecent’ behaviour draws flak in Parliament (ht 02/07/2015), Under-fire Agriculture Minister Parajuli quits (kp 03/07/2015), Woman says minister was not misbehaving (kp 03/07/2015), Paddy field antics cost minister Parajuli job (ht 03/07/2015)

CPN-UML divided over recalling sports minister: Minister Purushottam Poudel has been drawn into controversy after he appointed Keshav Bista as the member-secretary of the National Sports Council, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 29/06/2015), Paudel under pressure to quit as minister of youth and sports (ht 29/06/2015)

PM Koirala’s twitter handle ‘compromised’ (kp 25/06/2015)

Pandey ignores fiat to visit China, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 19/06/2015)

Ministries’governance capacity down: Mahat (ht 18/06/2015)

Directive non-compliance concerns House panel (kp 08/06/2015)

PMO, Ministry in row over relief from foreign units, by Anil Giri (kp 25/05/2015)

Sherpa appointed new tourism minister (kp 23/05/2015), Sherpa appointed tourism minister (ht 23/05/2015), Change of tourism minister fuels speculations: Sherpa picked as new tourism minister (rep 23/05/2015)

Offices in Singha Durbar relocated (kp 17/05/2015)

Quake displaces PM’s office, other agencies (kp 14/05/2015), Scores of govt offices under makeshift tents (ht 14/05/2015)

Tested and failed: Govt ineptitude has been on display, but it is the prime minister who has been found most wanting, by Deepak Thapa (kp 05/07/2015)

PM to undergo check-up in Thailand (ht 18/04/2015)

3 govt agencies face uncertainty: Given political influence, uncertainty shrouds over new appointments to fill the vacuum at these agencies, by Sangam Prasain (kp 05/04/2015)

The accountability of Sushil Koirala: Dr Govinda KC (alive) and Nanda Prasad Adhikari (dead) speak for the weak and desolate, by Kanak Mani Dixit (kp 27/03/2015)

Can old House be new venue for meetings? Speakers suggest using Gallery Baithak in Singha Durbar could also save millions, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 24/03/2015)

4 key ministries show low capital spending: As of the first eight months of the fiscal year, they have been able to spend only Rs 20.51 billion out of their combined budget allocation of Rs 91.43 billion, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 20/03/2015)

All divisions at MoWCSW functioning sans chiefs, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 12/03/2015)

New secretaries get postings (kp 05/03/2015), Cabinet effects transfers, postings of 23 secretaries (ht 05/3/2015)

Govt’s grievance desk gets few complaints (kp 12/02/2015)

Junkets bleeding state coffers dry: This violation of ethical norms is simply appaling, says Chief Secretary Leela Mani Paudyal, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 08/02/2015)

16 joint-secys promoted (kp 06/02/2015), Govt promotes 17 joint secretaries (ht 06/02/2015), Cabinet promotes 16 to secretaries: 7 picked by NC, 6 by UML, 3 on seniority basis, by Santosh Ghimire (rep 06/02/2015)

Subedi takes reins of DoFE (kp 29/01/2015)

Cabinet appointments (ht 27/01/2015)

OPMCM encourages public to lodge grievances with Hello Sarkar (ht 12/01/2015)

2 secys each at foreign and finance ministries, by Anil Giri (kp 09/01/2015), Cabinet decides againstordinance on foreign secretary appointment (ht 09/01/2015)

MoF starts inspection of ministries (ht 07/01/2015)

PMO guideline for ‘good governance’ (kp 30/12/2014)

Govt likely to take over City Hall mgmt, by Samik Kharel (kp 28/12/2014)

‘Govt change after Jan 22’ (kp 20/12/2014) [UML is already part of the current weak government! Power  and privileges, that's all politicians are interested in!!], Cong should step down after Jan 22, says Khanal (kp 20/12/2014)

City beautification: Officials await funds (kp 10/12/2014)

5 ministers make their property details public (kp 09/12/2014)

Hello Sarkar: Six govt agencies handled no grievances at all: PMO (kp 05/12/2014)

Eager to step down, but after statute: PM (ht 22/11/21014)

Open up: Despite compelling evidence that open government yields tremendous benefits, Nepal has largely kept government data off limits, by Bimal Pratap Shah (rep 19/11/2014)

Hello Sarkar says three govt agencies worst (ht 14/11/2014)

Minister Pandit displeased by transfer of Joint-secy Subedi (kp 12/11/2014)

For months, PM runs office from residence in Baluwatar: Recovery has not persuaded PM Sushil Koirala to visit Singha Durbar regularly where most ministries are based, by Anil Giri (kp 08/11/2014)

Koirala government has failed to deliver, interview with Ishwar Pokharel, CPN-UML General Secretary (rep 06/11/2014)

What a mess! The websites of government bodies are amateurish in organization and distasteful in design, by Bimal Pratap Shah (rep 04/11/2014)

‘Won’t resign until new statute’ (kp 20/10/2014)

Miffed, UML ministers delay Cabinet meet (kp 17/10/2014)

OPMCM ‘concerned about Ganga Maya’ (ht 16/10/2014) [PM will be among those responsible in case she dies!]

MPs slam govt for poor disaster mgmt (kp 15/10/2014)

PM ‘not to attend’ cross-party panel: NC lawmakers criticise govt (kp 12/10/2014), HLPC’s first meet postponed: Likely to be held tomorrow (ht 12/10/2014), Topple govt game on: Sharma (ht 12/10/2014)

Hello Sarkar logs slew of grievances during Dashain (kp 08/10/2014), 73 plaints at Hello Sarkar in a week (ht 08/10/2014)

PM Koirala returning home today (rep 02/10/2014), PM back home from United Nations General Assembly (rep 03/10/2014)

PM’s cancer remission, say doctors (kp 24/09/2014)

21 ministries yet to set criteria for employee transfer: MoGA (rep 20/09/2014)

PM-led delegation leaves for US today (kp 19/09/2014), Prime minister leaves for New York (kp 20/09/2014), Prime minister leaves for New York (ht 20/09/2014)

Department of Tourism revived (ht 19/09/2014)

Prime minister mulling over Cabinet reshuffle: Chitralekha Yadav, Minendra Rijal, Narayan Khadka may be replaced (ht 18/09/2014)

PM draws flakfrom own party men, by Prakash Acharya (ht 16/09/2014)

Amatya, Basnet to replace UML ministers (kp 13/09/2014), Basnet, Amatya take oath of office (kp 15/09/2014), UML guilty on two accounts: Appointment of Mahesh Basnet and arrest of CK Raut (kp 15/09/2014)

Koirala dresses down Congress colleagues (kp 09/09/2014)

Losing its way: The Sushil Koirala government has fared badly on constitution and governance; It is rightly criticized, by Prakash Bhattarai (rep 08/09/2014)

Digital attendance system in ministries as good as absent (ht 04/09/2014)

Govt summoned over joint secy promotion (ht 02/09/2014)

Top UML leaders press recall of SAARC secy gen: Prime Minister Koirala vehemently opposes demand, by Bimal Gautam and Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 02/09/2014)

NC, UML for body to steer peace tasks: Want only three parties in a wound-down committee, by Anil Giri (kp 29/08/2014), NC, UML mull HLPC sans RPP-N, Madhes-based parties (rep 29/08/2014), FRA objects to NC, UML’s 3-party HLPC proposal, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 29/08/2014), Missing another deadline: Pushpa Kamal Dahal is threatening to delay the constitution if he is not allowed to head a parallel government, by Damakant Jayshi (nt 29/08/2014)

Hello Sarkar nodal officerstold to pull their socks up (ht 29/08/2014)

PM’s New York visit likely from Sept 19 (kp 25/08/2014)

NC, UML to form panel for 7-point deal enforcement (kp 25/08/2014), NC, UML to form task force, try to hammer out differences (ht 25/08/2014)

Cabinet takes stock of relief, rescue, rehab (ht 20/08/2014) [??]

All govt bidding info to be made available online (rep 20/08/0214)

A ceremonial premier: Nepal is free to have a constitution of its own but the "comma and full stops" must meet exacting standards of the wise, by C.K. Lal (rep 18/08/2014)

Govt to decentralise Hello Sarkar soon (ht 16/08/2014)

PM to leave for UN General Assembly (ht 15/08/2014)

Where Are The Economic Bills Stuck?, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (rep 15/08/2014)

Wake up: No one forced government leadership on the ailing NC leader and he must have had an inkling of the pressures of the job, by Biswas Baral (rep 14/08/2014)

NC, UML agree to settle coalition disputes in 15 days (kp 14/08/2014), UML can't call PM 'incompetent' and yet stay in government, interview with Shekhar Koirala, NC (rep 14/08/2014)

Ambassadorial posts: Coalition partners at loggerheads, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 14/08/2014)

UML to seek equal footing: To take up with Congress perceived ‘non-cooperation’ with ministries held by its leaders (kp 13/08/2014), Ailing prime minister to resume office tomorrow (kp 13/08/2014), Crucial financial, industrial bills still in drafting phase: Govt fails to live up to its committment of reforming around three dozen economic bills, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (rep 13/08/2014)

Doctor refutes PM Koirala health rumours (ht 12/08/2014)

Honor the pact: Koirala govt's failings (rep 12/08/2014), SC’s PIL verdict remains unimplemented (kp 12/08/2014)

PM Koirala ‘almost bed-ridden’ (kp 08/08/2014), Implement 7-point deal: UML chief tells Koirala (kp 08/08/2014), As coalition develops strains, UML seeks talks with Congress: UML accuzses PM, NC ministers of non-cooperation, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 08/08/2014), CPN-UML scheming against govt: Koirala (ht 08/08/2014), UML ‘not for’ new govt before statute, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 09/08/2014), Call CWC meeting soon, 24 NC leaders ask Koirala (kp 09/08/2014), 24 NC CC members want CWC meet (ht 09/08/2014)

Govt promotes 7 JS to Secys; fails to appoint envoys (kp 08/08/2014)

PM’s aide objects to his dismissal: Khanal’s personal secy goes easy with his removal (ht 07/08/2014)

Govt gears up to appoint seven secretaries, by Santosh Ghimire (rep 07/08/2014)

PM Koirala ‘unwell’ (kp 05/08/2014)

Joint-secys' promotion: Women lawmakers object to panel’s recommendation (kp 02/08/2014)

Koirala returns hale and hearty from New York: PM says he’s not quitting; Assures full activism and completion of all pending tasks; Promises statute on time (ht 23/07/2013), ‘I’ve got new lease of life’: Koirala returns from New York after month-long cancer treatment (kp 23/07/2014), Back on the job: PM Koirala must convince India of Nepali readiness to utilise investment (kp 24/07/2014)

Cabinet accepts resignations of five secretaries (ht 19/07/2014), 5 secretaries resign just before deadline: Additional financial burden for state: Experts, by Santosh Ghimire (rep 19/07/2014)

Foreign ministry services: 12-storey building plan to house facilities (kp 12/07/2014)

PM advised follow-up by October (ht 11/07/2014), PM recuperating after radiotherapy (kp 13/07/2014)

Drama over joint secy’s transfer (kp 08/07/2014)

21 sec'y posts to fall vacant by mid-August: Officials fear administrative vacuum, by Santosh Ghimire (rep 03/07/2014)

Peace, constitution, dev govt’s main priorities, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 30/06/2014), Prez presents govt’s policies and programmes, by Prakash Acharya (ht 30/06/2014), New constitution government's top priority: Says it would strive for economic prosperity, social justice (rep 30/06/2014), Agri, energy sectors get major push (kp 30/06/2014), Focus on reservoir projects, PTA with India to address energy woes, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 30/06/2014), Govt to provide easy loans to aspiring overseas workers, returnees, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 30/06/2014), Nothing to be hopeful about, say oppn leaders (rep 30/06/2014)

Confirmed: PM has lung cancer, by Anil Giri (kp 27/06/2014), PM has lung cancer: Likely to undergo six weeks of radiotherapy, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 27/06/2014), PM has early-stage lung cancer: Radiotherapy starts today, by Santosh Ghimire (rep 27/06/2014), Radiotherapy to begin Wednesday (kp 28/06/2014), PM’s second round of radiation therapy over (ht 04/07/2014), PM responding well to radiotherapy (ht 08/07/2014)

Failing to govern: Government ministers do not consider people's problems as their problems and people's priorities as their priorities, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 26/06/2014)

Govt to unveil policies on Sunday, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 25/06/2014), Prez to present policies and progson June 29 (ht 25/06/2014), PM Koirala undergoes more tests (kp 26/06/2014), DPM-led Cabinet to pass annual policies: Ministers instructed to submit the draft no later than Thursday evening, by Anil Giri (kp 26/06/2014), DPM Gautam lashes out at critics of contempt of court Bill (ht 26/06/2014)

PM leaving for US for treatment today (ht 16/06/2014), Bumpy road ahead: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala's disclosure of cancer could hasten new political developments, by Akhilesh Upadhyay (kp 16/06/2014), Ailing Koirala leaves for US (kp 17/06/2014), Koirala leaves for US for treatment (ht 17/06/2014)

Oli warns of withdrawing support to Koirala govt, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 14/06/2014)

Acharya appointed administrative adviser to PM (kp 13/06/2014)

Deal upon deal (ht 13/06/2014)

PM advised to get screening for lung black spot (kp 11/06/2014), PM’s CT-scan reveals‘spot’ onlungs (ht 11/06/2013), PM Koirala advised to have health checked up abroad: Spot detected in one of the lungs (rep 11/06/2014), PM Koirala speaks of his cancer battle (kp 12/06/2014)

Decision time: PM Koirala's failure to deliver a broad vision for Nepal has resulted in a lethargic PMO (kp 11/06/2014)

Flop show: PM’s India, China visits (rep 08/06/2014)

Koirala sure to visit China for Kunming expo, by Anil Giri (kp 02/06/2014), PM flying to China on Thursday (ht 03/06/2014), PM leaving for Kunming today (kp 05/06/2014), PM leads 39-memberteam to China today (ht 05/06/2014), China pledges to assist in Saarc summit, by Nirmal Shrestha (kp 06/06/2014), Koirala’s hasty China trip raises questions, by Nirmal Shrestha (kp 07/06/2014), China pledged railway network: PM (kp 07/06/2014), Koirala returns from Kunming (ht 07/06/2014), Visit fruitful in bolstering Nepal-China ties: PM (rep 07/06/2014)

Govt to honour 303 distinguished personalities with different awards (kp 30/05/2014)

PM ‘highly likely’ to attend Modi’s inauguration: Cabinet to discuss on India invitation in detail today (kp 22/05/2014), Cabinet to decide on Modi’s invite to prime minister (ht 22/05/2014), PM Koirala likely to attend Modi's swearing-in, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 22/05/2014), PM’s Delhi visit for Modi swearing-in confirmed; Way for China visit paved: Foreign Minister Pandey, by Anil Giri (kp 23/05/2014), PM to attend Modi’s swearing-in, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 23/05/2014)

Government’s 100 days fail to cheer watchers, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 21/05/2014), 100 days of Koirala govt: Keeping clean image intact, by Kosmos Biswokarma (rep 21/05/2014), Dismal performance: Tangible achievements made: NC spokesman Badu, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 21/05/2014), Honeymoon indeed: 100 days of Sushil Koirala (rep 21/05/2014), PM feels the heat, threatens to quit (kp 22/05/2014), Stand and deliver: 100 days on, NC-led govt seems to be  losing momentum, not gaining energy (kp 22/05/2014), UML often acts like the opposition in government, interview with Minendra Rijal (rep 22/05/2014), Government’s Honeymoon Period, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 28/05/2014), Managing coalitions not easy: Koirala; PM admits he is facing difficulties to run govt smoothly (ht 30/05/2014)

PM in fix whether to visit China first, by Anil Giri and Nirmal Shrestha (kp 19/05/2014)

Everything to play for: Koirala govt could be proactive in agriculture, migrant labour, foreign investment and aid (kp 12/05/2014)

Hello Sarkar helping public feel connected (ht 11/05/2014)

Govt offices fail to clarify unsubstantiated expenses: 'Government offices give more emphasis to new procurements', by Santosh Ghimire (rep 10/05/2014)

TRC for greater nat’l unity: PM Koirala; Says neighbours India and China are Nepal’s top foreign policy priority (kp 09/05/2014), PM spells out foreign policy mantra: It begins with our neighbours, says Koirala while addressing diplomat (ht 09/05/2014)

Swing Into Action, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 08/05/2014)

Koirala’s record on constitution good, governance poor, interview with Puranjan Acharya, Nepali Congress (kp 05/05/2014)

PM under fire for ‘govt inertia’ (ht 04/05/2014)

First two months: PM’s ‘mixed’ track record, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 30/04/2014)

Help, not hinder: Koirala can deliver only if Nepali Congress continues to support him; he alonme can't be accountable for shortcomings of the coalition government, by Bhagirath Basnet (rep 19/04/2014)

Man of few means: PM Koirala’s austerity alone will not be enough; he needs to take decisive action and reach for cross-party consensus, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 15/04/2014)

23 secys moved in major reshuffle: Biggest bureaucratic shake-up since GPK’s tenure, by Anil Giri (kp 11/04/2014), Transfer Tremors: The latest transfer of over two dozen secretaries has shaken the civil service (sp 18/04/2014)

Dozen secretaries in fray for home and finance ministries: Six secretaries await placement, by Santosh Ghimire (rep 02/04/2014)

Two secretaries to retire without posting (kp 01/04/2014)

Strange bedfellows: It is likely that NC and UML will spend months, perhaps years bickering over power sharing yet again, pushing the constitution making to the backburner, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 30/03/2014)

What's new? The new CMP is new wine in old bottle, in what it is largely a rehash of the previous CMPs with cosmetic changes, by Bhagirath Basnet (rep 29/03/2014)

Can Koirala deliver? Depends on how much fire he still has in his belly, by Damakant Jayshi (nt 28/03/2014)

Not much to show: The government gets a poor score on delivery for its first month in office (kp 27/03/2014)

No Relief In Sight For People, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 26/03/2014), Koirala-led government: Things to ponder, by Birendra P. Mishra (ht 26/03/2014)

Panel to woo more parties into govt: The committee is scheduled to hold talks with  the UCPN (Maoist) on Tuesday and approach other parties in the coming days (kp 25/03/2014), Committee formed to steer govt (ht 25/03/2014), NC, UML form high-level body to oversee govt functioning (rep 25/03/2014)

Cabinet sends back proposals for reviewing (kp 23/03/2014)

RPP demand for two ministries delaying Cabinet expansion: Delay has also affected nomination of 26 members to the Constituent Assembly (ht 23/03/2014)

Govt unveils CMP, code of conduct for Cabinet (kp 19/03/2014), Govt promises the moon in CMP: Pledges zero tolerance against corruption,an end to power  outages in three years and safe air travel within six months! (ht 19/03/2014), Govt makes its CMP public (rep 19/03/2014), CMP: Key dev projects will be made strike-free (kp 19/03/2014)

Six joint-secys promoted (kp 14/03/2014)

Property details: Koirala Cabinet misses deadline, by Anil Giri (kp 13/03/2014)

Challenges Before The Present Government, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 13/03/2014)

Govt CMP to take a few more days (ht 12/03/2014)

Govt hotline is listening: Secy; Says it has addressed almost all complaints (ht 11/03/2014)

Govt not inclusive: Sujata (kp 11/03/2014)

Govt policy, programmes likely today (kp 11/03/2014), CA procedure dispute to be settled today (kp 11/03/2014), NC, UML to drop ‘authentication’: ‘authentication’: Likely to replace the term with ‘certification’ in the CA Rules to reach ‘win-win situation’, by Prakash Acharya (ht 11/03/2014), NC, UML close to Common Minimum Program: Load-shedding woe to be tackled (rep 11/03/2014) [???], Power games at cost of statute: Sujata (ht 11/03/2014), Time running out (ht 11/03/2014)

Constitution authentication still vexing issue, by Prakash Acharya (ht 10/03/2014), NC, UML to settle bill stamping row (kp 10/03/2014), NC, UML attempt middle-way solution Likely to provide shared roles to prez, CA chair (rep 10/03/2014), Worrying chasm: Congress-UML differences (rep 10/03/2014), Checks and balances: NC-UML must avoid the arrogance of majoritarianism, a major reason democracies across the world failed, by Akhilesh Upadhyay (kp 10/03/2014)

PM’s delivery dismal on pact with CPN-UML, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 09/03/2014), NC drops flexibility hint on constitution authentication issue (ht 09/03/2014)

Major Madhesi parties offered three berths (ht 08/03/2014)

Little Things Make A Difference, by Dikendra Kunwar (rn 07/03/2014)

On The New Government, by Gyan Basnet, by Gyan Basnet (rn 06/03/2014)

Prime Minister Koirala returns from Myanmar (nn 06/03/2014), Prime minister returns home from Myanmar (kp 07/03/2014)

Government spends Rs 52m on foreign trips: Around Rs 250,000 of taxpayers’money used to finance international visits of officials per day (ht 04/03/2014)

Better late than never: No surprise that government formation took so long; The surprising thing is that it didn’t take longer (nt 28/02/2014), The men in the ministry: Koirala cabinet is unrepresentative in terms of available capacities but it must still deliver on critical areas, by Kanak Mani Dixit (kp 28/02/2014), Premier challenges: Sushil Koirala faces the tough task of handling the government while also writing a constitution in time, by Pramod Bhagat (kp 28/02/2014)

The art of the impossible: A coalition Cabinet has been formed but there is no telling how mutual disgruntlement will manifest, by Deepak Thapa (kp 27/02/2014)

Appearance and reality: NC-UML is a marriage of compulsion, not convenience; The parties that fought for weeks over ministerial berths are unlikely to turn into trusted couple overnight, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 27/02/2014)

Powering on: Now that Cabinet has been formed, the focus must be a constitution and local elections (kp 27/02/2014), Minister selection process: UML‘overlooked’ elected leaders, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 27/02/2014), Non-inclusive cabinet: Learn a lesson for the CA (rep 27/02/2014), RPP dissatisfied, seeks two ministries (ht 27/02/2014)

Challenges abound as Mahat takes charge of Finance Ministry, by Mukul Humagain and Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 26/02/2014), Ministries failing to spend face budget cuts (kp 26/02/2014)

UML decides to join Koirala govt: PM agrees to give partner Home, Information ministries, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 24/02/2014), CPN-UML agrees to join Koirala-led govt, by Prakash Acharya (ht 24/02/2014), UML likely to join government today: Gautam to becoma DPM, home minister, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 24/02/2014), Coalition after PM cedes Home turf, by Anil Giri (kp 24/02/2014), Gautam to be home minister (ht 24/02/2014), UML authorizes Gautam to pick up ministerial nominees (nn 24/02/2014), Deuba faction warns of staying out of govt (ht 24/02/2014), Cabinet expansion delay affects bureaucratic work (kp 24/02/2014), PM to appoint Congress, UML ministers today, by Anil Giri and Bhadra Sharma (kp 25/02/2014), Deal opens Cabinet door to expansion: Cong, UML to get 10 ministries each, six to go to fringe parties (ht 25/02/2014, Congress to finalise its ministerial names today (ht 25/02/2014), NC, UML allocate ministries, but fail to pick ministers (rep 25/02/2014), UML on board, 19 ministers sworn in, by Anil Giri (kp 26/02/2014), NC-UML coalition gets 20 new ministers: Six of them are not even CA members; Twelve ministers first timers, including the PM, by Prakash Acharya (ht 26/02/2014), Koirala cabinet finally takes shape: Gautam and Singh become DPMs; Mahat gets Finance and Pandey Foreign Affairs, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 26/02/2014), CPN-UML team draws flak for non-MPs selection, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 26/02/2014), UML lower rungs in rift over cabinet names (rep), Many NC leaders not invited to oath ceremony (kp 26/02/2014)

UML leaders hint at staying out of govt: Say will focus on constitution writing and local election instead, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 23/02/2014), Majority against joining govt sans home ministry: To continue support to NC government, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 23/02/2014), NC betrayed deal reached with us, says Khanal (ht 23/02/2014), Cabinet expansion mired in Koirala-Deuba row (kp 23/02/2014), Euphoria withers as cabinet expansion delayed, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 23/02/2014), Cabinet expansion likely today (ht 23/02/2014), Koirala positive to give Home Ministry to UML (nn 23/02/2014), Breakthrough: UML central committee decides to join govt (nn 23/02/2014), NC-UML talks conclude; more discussions on Monday (nn 23/02/2014), Home row for rigging local polls: Pun (kp 23/02/2014), NC, UML have intentions to misuse power: Kamal Thapa (nn 23/02/2014)

Comatose government: The country is exactly where it was 14 years ago (nt 21/02/2014), NC fails to pick its ministers (nn 21/02/2014), UML to join govt only if NC adheres to 7-point agreement (kp 21/02/2014), CPB-UML adamant on home ministry (ht 21/02/2014), UML says no to government sans home ministry (rep 21/02/2014), UML leader Poudel objects President’s directive to PM (nn 21/02/2014)

Koirala moves into Baluwatar (kp 21/02/2014)

PM preparing to expand Cabinet: May induct NC ministers tomorrow even if UML refuses to join (ht 20/02/2014), UML pushes for statute amendment: Seeks motion in house to endorse prez, vice-prez, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 20/02/2014), UML needs respectable position, says Nepal: ‘NC domination unacceptable’ (ht 20/02/2014), Nepali Congress wants an all-powerful Prime Minister, interview with Shankar Pokharel , CPN-UML (rep 20/02/2014)

Thaw in NC, UML relations: Koirala for no coalition partner other than UML, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 17/02/2014), Crisis of confidence: NC-UML dispute is now dragging the country to a new crisis in governance (kp 17/02/2014), Crack In Coalition, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 17/02/2014) [in which coalition???], PM adamant against conceding Finance, Home, by Losh Raj Koirala (rep 18/02/2014), NC urges coalition partner to join govt (ht 18/02/2014), What Ails The New Government?, by Shyam K.C. (rn 18/02/2014), UML in dilemma as Congress gives what it asked for, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 19/02/2014), UML not to budge on home ministry (rep 19/02/2014), Respectable position needed: UML; Bamdev Gautam says his party won’t accept any position Congress gives (ht 19/02/2014), Unwritten deal with NC was a mistake: UML (nn 19/02/2014)

Sushil-led Government, by Siddhi B. Ranjitkar (km 16/02/2014) [see part 2 (24/02/2014), part 3 (14/03/2014), part 4 (17/03/2014), part 5 (23/03/2014), part 6 (05/04/2014), part 7 (14/04/2014), part 8 (21/04/2014), part 9 (27/04/2014), part 10 (02/05/2014), part 11 (07/05/2014), part 12 (12/05/2014), part 13 (26/05/2014), part 14 (01/06/2014), part 15 (07/06/2014), part 16 (14/06/2014), part 17 (10/06/2014), part 18 (24/06/2014), Part 19 (01/07/2014), part 20 (03/07/2014), part 21 (08/07/2014), part 23 (18/07/2014)), part 22 (27/07/2014), part 24 (31/07/2014), part 25 (04/08/2014), part 26 (09/08/2014), part 27 (19/08/2014), part 28 (05/09/2014), part 29 (21/09/2014), part 30 (08/10/2014), part 30A (08/10/2014), part 31 (12/10/2014), part 32 (21/10/2014), part 33 (23/10/2014), part 35 (06/11/2014), part 36 (10/11/2014), part 38 (18/11/2014), part 39 (21/11/2014), part 40 (30/11/2014), part 37 (04/12/2014), part 41 (10/12/2014), part 42 (21/12/2014), part 43 (28/12/2014), part 44 (08/01/2015), part 45 (15/01/2015), part 46 (23/01/2015), part 47 (29/01/2015), part 48 (06/02/2015), part 49 (11/02/2015), part 50 (14/02/2015), part 51 (20/02/2015), part 52 (04/03/2015), part 53 (12/03/2015), part 54 (27/03/2015), part 55 (30/03/2015), part 56 (06/04/2015), part 57 (12/04/2015), part 58 (18/04/2015)]

Koirala courts Dahal as option; Dahal’s advice: Reconcile with UML to form a stable govt, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 16/02/2014), Dahal offers support to Koirala-led government: Says delay in expanding Cabinet not giving good impression in relation to statute drafting task (ht 16/02/2014), UML won’t join govt even with home ministry: Poudel (ht 16/02/2014), UML distanced, Oli’s ambitions may be hit, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 16/02/2014), Near nil chance of UML joining NC-led govt: Paudel; 'NC reluctant to elect UML man as CA chair' (rep 16/02/2014), UCPN-M claims CA chair Congress, UML fail: Ready to lead govt if to rise to the occasion (ht 16/02/2014)

Cabinet expansion gets bogged down in Home row (kp 15/02/2014), NC-UML negotiations over Home deadlocked: Mahat and Sitaula for conceding (rep 15/02/2014), Ungentlemanly: Home Ministry dispute (rep 15/02/2014), Berth pangs delay Cabinet expansion (ht 15/02/2014), PM for NC to retain berth (kp 15/02/2014), Koirala's test: Koirala must show tthat as an executive head, he holds the rein of power, not his aides or deputies, by Tika P. Dhakal (rep 15/02/2014)

NC-UML power dispute lingers on (kp 14/02/2014), Deadlock over home portfolio continues: Nepali Congress MPs urge prime minister not to give home ministry to CPN-UML, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 14/02/2014), Don’t alienate UML: Cong lawmakers (kp 14/02/2014), Oli rebuffs PM's talks offer: UML leaders hinting at alternative to Gautam for home minister (rep 14/02/2014), Home ministry bone of contention as local election nears, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 14/02/2014), The year of living dangerously; It’s very simple: KP Oli needs Bam Dev and Bam Dev wants the Home Ministry, by Anurag Acharya (nt 14/02/2014), Whose Home is it anyway? Sushil Koirala’s first of many hurdles is to untangle the Home Ministry knot, by Trishna Rana (nt 14/02/2014)

Ex-ministers to leave govt quarters today, by Bishnun Prasad Aryal (ht 13/02/2014)

Intra-party feuds fuel Home Ministry row (kp 13/02/2014), No pact yet with UML: PM Koirala (kp 13/02/2014), No home ministry deal with UML: PM (ht 13/02/2014), Rigidity over home ministry sours NC-UML ties: Nepali Congress says there was no deal (rep 13/02/2014), NC should not haggle over Home Ministry: Sujata (ht 13/02/2014), Khanal downplays differences with NC (ht 13/02/2014), Race heats up in NC for ministerial berths (kp 13/02/2014), Prez reminds PM of seven-point work (ht 13/02/2014)

Cabinet issues directives (ht 12/02/2014)

UML threatens to stay away from govt, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 12/02/2014), Koirala sworn in, UML stays out: NC’s Prakash Man Singh also declines to take oath, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 12/02/2014), Koirala assumes office as PM: UML opts to stay out of govt unless given home ministry, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 12/02/2014), Home Ministry row dogs coalition: The row had deepened due to upcoming local elections and the prospect of Bam Dev Gautam leading it, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 12/02/2014), Home Ministry row: Koirala denies any promise; Khanal prays to God (nn 12/02/2014), UML leader says party may remain in opposition but still create amicable environment for statute (nn 12/02/2014)

Koirala elected prime minister: Votes for: 405; Votes against: 148, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 11/02/2014), Koirala elected PM, to be sworn in today, by Arjun Bhandari and Ram K. Kant (ht 11/02/2014), Sushil Koirala becomes Nepal's 37th PM: Political government back after 11 months, by Thira L. Bhusal and Ashok Dahal (rep 11/02/2014), ‘Squeaky clean’ politician (kp 11/02/2014), Committed to democracy (ht 11/02/2014), Top job at last for simple-living NC veteran, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 11/02/2014), Fingers crossed: Sushil Koirala as new PM (rep 11/02/2014), Oath today as Home dispute festers (kp 11/02/2014), NC, UML still wrangling over home ministry (rep 11/02/2014), Built to last: A stable Koirala govt will greatly help complete the constitution-writing process (kp 11/02/2014) [The problem is that it is already unstable on the very first day!!], CPN-UML decides not to join government (nn 11/02/2014), UML will not let NC 'live in peace': Gautam (nn 11/02/2014), Madhesi parties shun Koirala: Madhesi leaders say that they are apprehensive about Koirala government’s ability to address their concerns, by Pranab Kharel (kp 11/02/2014), Keep your promises, private sector tells new government, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 11/02/2014), Pvt sector emphasises on merit: Stresses on economic development, constitution-drafting process (ht 11/02/2014)

Congress, UML close deal: 7-point pact paves way for a new govt under Koirala, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 10/02/2014), Big 2 to have similar share in Cabinet (kp 10/02/2014), Koirala poised to become PM today (ht 10/02/2014), Koirala set to become PM today, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 10/02/2014), Koirala elected prime minister with 405 votes (nn 10/02/2014), Bamdev Gautam named for DPM, home minister, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 10/02/2014), Koirala to be tested by party, statute writing (kp 10/02/2014), UML volte-face paves way for power-sharing, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 10/02/2014)

Prez election: Congress, UML stick to their guns (kp 09/02/2014), Big II fail to work out issues related to deal on power-sharing: NC not banking solely on UML; Congress President starts process of consulting other parties, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 09/02/2014), Ties between NC and UML turn trickier: Oli's election as PP leader was game changer, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 09/02/2014), Secretariat gets no pm names on Day 1 (kp 09/02/2014), NC, UML collect prime ministerial poll forms (ht 09/02/2014), UML not to file candidacy for PM (rep 09/02/2014), NC, UML finally break the ice; agree on power sharing; document to be signed shortly (nn 09/02/2014), Mist cleared; Koirala registers PM candidacy at parliament secretariat (nn 09/02/2014), NC, UML join hands, six-point agreement made (nn 09/02/2014), Pressure on Maoists in and outside party to join govt, by Ashok Dahal (rep 09/02/2014), NC turns to UCPN (Maoist) for support (nn 09/02/2014), UCPN (M) Dahal hints the party might join the government (nn 09/02/2014)

CPN-UML not to claim PM post: It believes NC is the rightful party to lead government (kp 08/02/2014), UML PP leader addresses house: Oli seeks vote for key posts (kp 08/02/2014), Oli against retaining President Yadav: His diatribe against Congress queers power-sharing equation, by Prakash Acharya (ht 08/02/2014), Onus on NC: Government formation (rep 08/02/2014), UML, Maoists: Prez poll to honor democratic norms; Don't make prez post part of horse trading: NC (rep 08/02/2014), UCPN-M keeps options to join govt open (ht 08/02/2014)

Bungling In The Bureaucracy, by D. M. Thapa (rn 07/02/2014)

Big 2 still at odds over power pact, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 07/02/2014), Top Two bargaining hard for their pie in new dispensation, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 07/02/2014), Khanal, Oli positive on coalition govt (kp 07/02/2014), UML not in race for PM: Poudel (ht 07/02/2014)

Regmi summoned to defend contempt of court charge (ht 05/02/2014)

President calls parties to form majority govt (kp 04/02/2014), Prez asks House to form majority govt (ht 04/02/2014), PM poll date likely tomorrow (kp 04/02/2014), Election for the prime minister on 10 Feb (nn 04/02/2014), PM election on ‘February 10’: Voting process to begin at 11 am (kp), Date for voting to elect PM set for February 10 (ht 05/02/2014), PM election on Feb 10 (rep 05/02/2014), PM poll details out, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 06/02/2014), PM election schedule published (ht 06/02/2014), NC, UML talk power sharing (ht 06/02/2014), Demand for prez election may delay govt formation (rep 06/02/2014), UML to form govt if NC fails (kp 06/02/2014), Two to tango: Shaky NC-UML ties could get shakier with Oli’s election as UML PP leader (kp 06/02/2014), NC instructs its lawmakers to be Present at PM vote (kp 06/02/2014)

Parties fail to form consensus govt, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 03/02/2014), Parties near majority govt: Power-sharing deal still remains a tall order for the two largest parties (kp 03/02/2014), Process of electing PM (ht 03/02/2014), Make haste: Government formation (rep 03/02/2014), March of history: Though it now looks inevitable, majority govts have a poor history (kp 03/02/2014)

Unity govt elusive, majority one likely: With support of 13 parties, NC making final bid for consensus govt today, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 02/02/2014), Consensus government unlikely, parleys to form a majority government (nn 02/02/2014), Congress ready to form majority government: To try for consensus today as well; Some parties to sit in opposition, others still undecided (ht 02/02/2014), Parties headed toward majority govt: Not to seek deadline extension for consensus, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 02/02/2014), Prez to decide on deadline extension (ht 02/02/2014), Koirala urges President to initiate majority govt process; UCPN (M), RPP-N to stay in opposition (nn 02/02/2014)

Prez calls for consensus government by Feb 2 (ht 27/01/2014), Prez gives parties a week to form new govt: Parliament session begins (rep 27/01/2014)

Constraining the Cabinet: We have learned from the Interim Electoral Government that 11 ministers can effectively manage the state, by Binod Sijapati (kp 22/01/2014)

Digitalisation process begins at PM’s office (nn 16/01/2014)

Easy pick: Should officers out of foreign service be appointed foreign secretaries?, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rep 12/01/2014)

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