Nepal’s Supreme Court reinstates dissolved House of Representatives
Nepal’s Supreme Court on 23rd February ruled that the country’s Parliament, which was dissolved in December by the country’s infamous prime minister, must be reinstated, taking the Himalayan nation into another round of political instability. Prime Minister K. P. Sharma Oli of Nepal dissolved Parliament on December 20 following critical internal disputes within his ruling Nepal Communist Party, but the court concluded that he had overstepped his powers.
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: President Joe Biden speaks from the State Dining Room following the passage of the American Rescue Plan in the U.S. Senate at the White House on March 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. The Senate passed the latest COVID-19 relief bill by 50 to 49 on a party-line vote, after an all-night session. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)