KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Indian establishment and Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri have piled pressure on the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) to forge electoral alliance with Nepali Congress (NC) for the upcoming elections.
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: There was a hullabaloo in the party office of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) after a woman was found enlisted in the close list of candidates under proportional representation category.
KATHMANDU, September 14: Government is preparing to take action against Gopal Khadka, Managing Director of Nepal Oil Corporation and Dolindra Prasad Sharma, Chairman and General Manager of Sajha Prakashan.
KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Upendra Yadav-led Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) has picked candidates for the third phase of local elections to be held in Province 2. The candidates have been chosen for the local units in Siraha, Rautahat and Parsa, according to FSFN.
KATHMANDU, July 20: International non-government organizations (INGOs) are spending over Rs 89 billion since last fiscal year in various constitutional organs and government ministries, including those considered sensitive in terms of national security.
KATHMANDU, July 17: Over Rs 23 billion was spent through various INGOs in the 22 tarai districts of the country during fiscal year 2016/017, it is learnt. A total of 74 INGOs had channelled Rs 23.85 billion through 745 projects in the tarai, which includes the country’s southern plans from Jhapa district in the east to Kanchanpur in the west.
KATHMANDU, June 15: Leaders of ruling parties agreed to postpone the local level elections in Province 2. The leaders of the ruling parties agreed to postpone the elections in the province during a meeting with Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) leaders. The meeting is underway at Prime Minister's Office in Singha Durbar.
KATHMANDU, May 4: The meeting of the heavy weights of the two parties-CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) were held today at the office of House Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar in the capital city to discuss the current political situation.
KATHMANDU, April 29: With the deadline for submitting constitution amendment proposals to the revised constitution amendment bill ending today, lawmakers from various political parties have submitted 45 amendment proposals at the Bill Section of the Legislature-Parliament.
KATHMANDU, April 4: Renu Dahal, politburo member of CPN-Maoist Centre and daughter of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has said that she would register her candidacy for the post of the Mayor from the Bharatpur Metropolitan City.
KATHMANDU, March 14: With the deadline of the local election fast approaching, the political parties are making preparations to endorse the constitution amendment bill by leaving out the issue of delineation.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: One of the key demands of the people’s movement in 2006 was increased representation of women, Dalits and people from marginalized communities in various state structures. The local elections scheduled to be held on May 14 are set to largely address this demand.
KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The bill that legally paves way for the government to announce the local election has not been forwarded to the president's office for authentication even after a week of its passage by parliament. According to sources, the prime minister's office has requested the speaker to delay forwarding the bill to the president.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: A complaint has been filed at the National Information Commission against the Nepal Madhes Foundation (NEMAF) accusing it of embezzling donations received through various donor countries in the name of uplifting the economic status of Madhesi communities.