Nepal's prime minister is prepared to face a no-confidence motion in parliament after former Maoist rebels who had backed his coalition withdrew their support but he sees no need to step down, an aide said.
Protesters from southern Nepal scuffled with riot police in Kathmandu on Sunday when they took their campaign against the country's new constitution to the streets of the capital.
Nepal's embattled Prime Minister K.P. Oli will not resign after the main Maoist party that props up his fragile coalition said it would try to form a new government, plunging the Himalayan nation into crisis.
The leaders of Nepal and India have overcome mutual misgivings, India's foreign secretary said on Saturday, after talks to ease tensions over Nepal's recently-adopted constitution.