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Ashok Dahal

Ashok Dahal has been covering political and parliamentary affairs for Republica since 2013. He has worked for different media houses—print, television and radio.
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Local representatives to enjoy executive, legislative and judicial powers

May 15, 2017 05:30 AM

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.

Mayors, chiefs to present local budgets within 2 months

May 12, 2017 05:00 AM

KATHMANDU, May 12: Mayors or chiefs of the local units to be elected in the May 14 local polls should present the fiscal year budget for their respective units within two months of assuming office.

Speaker postpones House meeting until May 18(Update)

May 7, 2017 12:18 PM

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.

NC, Maoist Center to file review petition over SC's stay order

May 5, 2017 19:57 PM

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.

House meet adjourned till Sunday 1 pm following UML protest

May 5, 2017 15:07 PM

KATHMANDU, May 5: The Legislature-Parliament meeting has been adjourned till Sunday 1 pm following obstruction by the CPN-UML lawmakers on Friday.

House adjourned till Sunday 1 pm following UML obstruction

May 5, 2017 14:17 PM

KATHMANDU, May 5: The Legislature-Parliament meeting has been adjourned till Sunday 1 pm folliwng the obstruction by the CPN-UML lawmakers on Friday.

House to fix date for discussion on impeachment motion

May 3, 2017 14:38 PM

KATHMANDU, May 3: Parliament meeting on Thursday is set to fix the date for discussion on the impeachment motion filed against Chief Justice Sushila Karki, according to the Parliament Secretariat.

UML finalizes candidates of Mayor and Deputy Mayor in 10 Municipalities of KTM

May 2, 2017 15:32 PM

KATHMANDU, May 2: The main opposition party CPN-UML has finalized the names of the candidates for the post of Mayor and Deputy Mayor in ten municipalities of Kathmandu district.

UML to field Bidya Sundar Shakya as mayor candidate in KTM

May 2, 2017 15:29 PM

KATHMANDU, May 2: CPN-UML has decided to field Bidya Sundar Shakya as the mayor candidate in Kathmandu Metropolitan City.

RPP chair Thapa reaches UML's PP Office

May 2, 2017 13:30 PM

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.

With RPP pulling out, govt totters on the brink

May 2, 2017 05:30 AM

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.

PM Dahal meets UML Chairperson Oli, discuss on contemporary issues (With video)

May 1, 2017 13:27 PM

KATHMANDU, May 1: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has met the chairperson of the main opposition CPN-UML KP Sharma Oli on Monday afternoon.

NC, Maoist Center file impeachment motion against CJ

April 30, 2017 21:20 PM

KATHMANDU, April 30: A group of lawmakers from the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center)  registered an impeachment motion against Chief Justice Sushila Karki at the parliament secretariat on Sunday.

House meeting adjourned, next meeting only on Thursday

April 30, 2017 12:29 PM

KATHMANDU, April 30: The meeting of the Parliament scheduled for 11AM today is adjourned endorsing a condolence message over the demise of former lawmaker and Nepali Congress leader Nathuni Singh Danuwar, who was elected Member of Parliament from Siraha in 1991.

Govt plans to end House session after endorsing statute amendment

April 30, 2017 09:57 AM

KATHMANDU, April 30: The government has set a plan of endorsing the constitution amendment bill today from the parliament and ending the ongoing parliament session right after the endorsement.

Govt proposes halting fresh recruitment of civil servants for a year

April 28, 2017 05:00 AM

KATHMANDU, April 28: The government has proposed halting fresh recruitment of civil servants for year in order to adjust public sector employees in the new federal structure.

House meeting deferred till 5 pm on Wednesday

April 26, 2017 16:08 PM

KATHMANDU, April 26: The meeting of the Legislature-Parliament has been deferred on Wednesday after the obstruction of main opposition party CPN-UML.

UDMF agrees to participate in local polls

April 21, 2017 19:42 PM

KATHMANDU, April 21: The agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has agreed to participate in the upcoming local elections while the ruling alliance agreed to revise the constitution amendment bill tabled in the parliament.

EC Chief calls on govt to create election friendly environment

April 21, 2017 12:58 PM

KATHMANDU, April 21: Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhi Prasad Yadav has urged the government to create environment for participation of all political parties in the upcoming local polls.

Most MPs in constituencies, House lacks quorum

April 21, 2017 05:30 AM

KATHMANDU, April 21: With most of the lawmakers leaving Kathmandu for election preparations in their respective constituencies, Thursday's House meeting was adjourned for three days due to the lack of quorum.