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.
KATHMANDU, July 4: After a decade-long effort, the parliament has finally paved way for establishing and running open university for the first time in Nepal by endorsing the Nepal Open University bill on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, July2: After a decade-long effort, the parliament has finally paved way for establishing and running open university for the first time in Nepal by endorsing the Nepal Open University bill on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, June 25: The major opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) obstructed the parliament meeting on Friday again demanding that the government distribute the grant amount of Rs 200,000 to earthquake victims at one go rather than in installments.
KATHMANDU, June 20: With the endorsement of the new parliamentary regulations on Sunday, Parliament has paved the way for initiating parliamentary confirmation hearings for the proposed chief justice, the chief election commissioner, 11 other justices and 22 ambassadors, which have remained pending for long now.
KATHMANDU, June 19 : The Legislature-Parliament has passed the Legislature-Parliament Business Operations Regulations which had been pending at the House for a long time dues difference in opinion among the major political parties. A meeting of the Legislature-Parliament approved the Regulations on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, June 18: Over 70 motions on matters of urgent public importance were registered at the Parliament Secretariat in the past three years, but only six of these came up for discussion in parliamentary meetings during this period.
Nine to be converted into high court benches
KATHMANDU, June 6: The government has registered a bill at the Parliament Secretariat to replace the existing 16 appellate courts with seven high courts, in accordance with provisions of the new Constitution.