KATHMANDU, Sep 8: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has failed to appoint office bearers, central committee members and heads of departments in vacant posts of the party for nearly six months after the party's general convention.
KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Members of Parliament (MP) have demanded that any foreign national who tortures a Nepali citizen abroad should be brought within the ambit of the anti-torture bill which is now under discussion in Parliament.
KATHMANDU, Sept 1: With less than three weeks left to mark the first anniversary of the promulgation of the new constitution in the country, the government is failing to expedite several key tasks that must be done by September 19.
KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Nearly two years after its registration at Parliament, a bill to criminalize torture has been tabled in the House, paving the way for lawmakers to register their amendments and have further discussions on it.
KATHMANDU, Aug 27: The new Constitution, which was promulgated last year, has provisioned under Article 38 that women shall have the right to proportional, inclusive participation as part of their fundamental rights.
KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Ending weeks-long wrangling over power sharing between the two rival factions within the party, major ruling coalition partner Nepali Congress (NC) has finalized the choice of 13 new ministers it is sending into the Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led government.
KATHMANDU, Aug 25: Three weeks after the election of Pushpa Kamal Dahal as prime minister, major ruling coalition partner Nepali Congress (NC) has yet to recommend names for its ministers in the cabinet.
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: The major political parties remain divided over the number of local units proposed by the commission formed to fix the number and boundaries of local bodies under the new federal setup.
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: At a time when the parliament should have been expediting the endorsement of new bills for the implementation of the new constitution, House meeting on Sunday was adjourned for a week due to lack of business from the government.
KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Major ruling partner Nepali Congress (NC) has intensified internal homework for finalizing the list of new ministers from the party after the conclusion of the general convention of the party's student wing, Nepal Student Union.
KATHMANDU, Aug 13: A new bill registered at the parliament secretariat includes a provision mandating the Public Service Commission (PSC) to conduct examinations for recruiting personnel into the civil service, the security forces and all other government and semi-government bodies.
KATHMANDU, Aug 4: As it became certain for CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal's election to the post of prime minister for the second time on Wednesday, his relations vis-à-vis India have become arguably the most debated political issue in the last couple of days.
KATHMANDU, Aug 3: As his election as new prime minister is almost certain with the backing of 16 political parties including the largest party Nepali Congress and an independent lawmaker in parliament, CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal is going to head the government for a second time.
KATHMANDU, July 26: Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center) that are set to form a new government under the leadership of Maoist Center Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal are likely to be joined by 14 other political parties in the new coalition.
K P Sharma Oli has forcefully raised some big questions with the rival party leaders who are going to form the new government. He asked the rival leaders what will be the fate of some major national projects in particular that were expedited during his nine-month tenure.