KATHMANDU, April 20 : Political parties have been keenly watching the developments as the Judicial Council (JC) holds discussions to recommend names for the vacant posts of justices at the Supreme Court.
According to a source, political parties have been lobbying to get candidates close to them recommended for the vacant posts of justices.
JHAPA, April 20: Amid criticisms that the government had failed to live up to expectation, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has said that the government will achieve its goal even as the pace of activity appears slow.
Addressing a press meeting organized by Nepal Press Union (NPU) upon his arrival at Bharatpur Airport on Saturday to participate in the Mechi Zonal Orientation Program to the party´s local leaders, Prime Minister Koirala said the government is moving ahead in slow but steady manner to achieve the goal of promulgating new constitution in a year.
BANEPA, April 20 :In a gesture to honor the youth injured in course of the people´s movement of 2006, government officials visited the house of Mukesh Kayastha delivered the citizenship certificate to him.
Kayastha remains paralyzed after being wounded in the people´s movement.
KATHMANDU, April 19: Leaders from the UCPN (Maoist), some Madhes-based parties and the Federal Socialist Party Nepal (FSPN) have agreed to forge a ‘strategic alliance’ and jointly lobby for their agenda with regard to constitution-making, peace process and other fronts as well.
UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, FSPN Chairman Ashok Rai, Madhesi People’s Rights Forum-Democratic (MPRF-D) Chairman Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar, MPRF-Nepal Chairman Upendra Yadav, Sadbhavana Party Chairman Rajendra Mahato, Tarai-Madhes Sadbhavana Party Chairman Mahendra Raya Yadav and Iqbal Ahmad Shah of Tarai-Madhes Democratic Party held a meeting at Dahal’s residence at Lazimpat on Saturday and took the decision.