KATHMANDU, May 24: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's plan to step down from the government to pave ways to Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba to become new prime minister is still yet limbo as the main opposition CPN-UML said that it would obstruct parliament meeting citing controversial government decision to increase 22 local units in various Tarai districts.
KATHMANDU, May 24: The government decision to increase 22 local units in various tarai districts has drawn serious controversy, prompting the main opposition CPN-UML to obstruct parliament, which also delayed Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's plan to step down on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, May 17: Though the major political parties formed electoral alliance for mayoral and deputy mayoral races in metropolitan cities, the political calculations at the central level have failed to convince party members let alone attract neutral votes.
KATHMANDU, May 17: Although concerns are being raised from various quarters in Kathmandu over the snail-paced counting of votes, not many people seem to be aware about the time it took to conclude vote counting in Kathmandu Metropolitan City in the last local election held 20 years ago.
KATHMANDU, May 15: The local representatives to be elected from the first phase of local elections held on Sunday and those to be elected from the second phase next month will for the first time exercise executive, legislative as well as judicial powers which have been devolved to the local level by the new constitution.
KATHMANDU, May 7: Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar has decided to postpone the House meeting until May 18 through a notice. She also informed media fraternity about her decision amid press conference organized at Shankar Hall of Legislature-Parliament.
KATHMANDU, May 5: Ruling Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) have decided to file review petition over the stay order issued by the Supreme Court against the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Sushila Karki.
KATHMANDU, May 2: Rastriya Prajatantra Party Chairman Kamal Thapa reached CPN-UML Parliamentary Party Office in Singhadurbar on Tuesday afternoon, when UML Chair KP Sharma Oli and senior leader Madhav Nepal along with other party leaders were holding final round of meeting to fix the candidate of mayor and deputy-mayor in Kathmandu Metropolitan City.
KATHMANDU, May 2: With one of the major ruling coalition partners, Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), withdrawing support from the Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led government, the government is tottering on the brink just ahead of the local elections.