Latest news live updates: Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli recommended dissolution of Parliament at an emergency Cabinet meeting on Sunday, according to media reports. Oli has summoned an emergency meeting of the Council of Ministers after a series of meetings with the ruling Nepal Communist Party's top leadership and ministers on Saturday, the Himalayan Times reported.
Reacting to Suvendu Adhikari's move of joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP Kalyan Banerjee called the saffron brigade 'the most corrupt party in the world.' "Suvendu Adhikari has joined the biggest extortionist party. His personal wealth has increased manifold. He should explain how," Banerjee told reporters.
An arcane battle over emergency Federal Reserve powers foiled efforts on Saturday to lock down an agreement on an almost $1 trillion Covid-19 economic relief package. Saturday's deadlock was just the latest stumble in a partisan, months-long fight over pandemic relief and the lack of progress is backing lawmakers once again up against a government shutdown deadline Sunday night.
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