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.
KATHMANDU, July 22: Parliament on Friday commenced proceedings on the no-confidence motion registered against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, paving the way for the formation of a new government within a few days.
KATHMANDU, July 20: Speaker Onsari Gharti is in a fix as the ruling and opposition parties are at loggerheads over whether parliament should first take up the no-confidence motion or endorse the remaining budget-related bills.
KATHMANDU, July 14: With the official decision of the Nepali Congress to support CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal in forming a new government under his leadership and the registration of a no-confidence motion at the parliament secretariat against the prime minister on Wednesday, the NC and the Maoists have made clear the course ahead.
KATHMANDU, July 13: The present government led by CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has been reduced to minority as a major coalition partner CPN (Maoist Center) withdrew its support given to Oli and quit the government on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, July 12: A meeting of senior leaders of major ruling party CPN (Maoist Center) has decided to hold decisive talks with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on whether or not the CPN-UML would support the Maoist Center in forming a new government under the leadership of its chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal.