Politics

UML and Loktantrik Samajbadi Party to forge an electoral alliance for upcoming polls access_time2022-09-23

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: CPN-UML and Loktantrik Samajbadi Party Nepal have decided to forge an electoral alliance for the upcoming polls of the federal and provincial level. A committee has also been formed accordingly. The two parties had forged a si...

We are preparing to file case against Prez Bhandari’s recent move: Dahal access_time2022-09-21

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has maintained that the ruling alliance is planning to go to court against President Bidhya Devi Bhnadari’s recent move. Addressing an event at Khumaltar-based party office...

These could be reason why Prez Bhandari did not authenticate the citizenship bill access_time2022-09-20

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Bhimarjun Acharya, constitution expert, has given some possible reasons for President Bidhya Devi Bhandari not authenticating the citizenship bill. Talking with Ratopati, Acharya maintained that the tenure of the House of Represe...

Prez Bhandari didn’t authenticate the citizenship bill. What happens now? access_time2022-09-20

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari did not authenticate the citizenship bill that was passed twice by both the lower and upper house of parliament.  As per the constitution of Nepal, the President is obliged to authenticate the ...

CPN (Maoist Center) to provide five seats of HoR to Babu Ram Bhattarai under proportional system access_time2022-09-19

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: CPN (Maoist Center) has announced to provide five seats of the House of Representatives to Babu Ram Bhattarai under the proportional system of election. According to Barsaman Pun, deputy general secretary of CPN (Maoist Center), ...

Citizenship Bill in limbo: Will it be authenticated or the Prez will resign? access_time2022-09-19

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The citizenship bill passed with majority by both houses of parliament is currently in hold at the President’s office since the past 14 days. Speaker of the lower house Agni Prasad Sapkota had sent the bill to the President...

Three arrested from Election Commission access_time2022-09-18

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Three people were arrested at the Election Commission on Sunday on the charge of chanting slogans and making unnecessary noises. Yubaraj Safal, chairman of Samajbadi Kendra, Krishna Gopal Banjara and Minman Devkota were among the...

Nepal Samajbadi Party becomes the first party to submit list of candidates for proportional system of election access_time2022-09-18

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Nepal Samajbadi Party has become the first party to submit a list of candidates for the proportional system of the upcoming election of the federal and provincial level at the time while the big parties are struggling for the same. ...

IN PICS: Chinese leader Li calls on CPN-UML’s Chair Oli, CPN (Maoist Center)’s Chair Dahal access_time2022-09-13

KATHMANDU, Sep 12: Li Zhanshu, the current Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, the Chinese Speaker, called on KP Sharma Oli, Chairman of CPN-UML, the main opposition party.  The meeting was held at the fede...

IN PICS: Chinese Speaker Li arrives in Kathmandu access_time2022-09-12

Chinese Speaker Li arrives in Kathmandu KATHMANDU, Sep 12: Li Zhanshu, the current Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, the Chinese Speaker, arrived in Kathmandu on Monday afternoon for his three day visit. ...

Chinese Speaker Li arriving in Nepal today access_time2022-09-12

KATHMANDU, Sep 12: Li Zhanshu, the current Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, the Chinese Speaker, is scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu on Monday. According to the Ministry of Foreign AffairS, Li is visiting Nep...

Seat sharing model of ruling alliance for upcoming polls will be finalized in a day or two: Dahal access_time2022-08-29

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center), a key coalition partner of the Nepali Congress-led government, maintained that the seat sharing model of the ruling alliance for the upcoming polls of the House of Representatives ...

Two leaders of CPN (Maoist Center) appointed ministers in Karnali Province access_time2022-08-29

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Two leaders of CPN (Maoist Center) have been appointed ministers in Karnali Province. Following the resignation of Minister for Economic Affairs and Planning, Bindaman Bista and Minister for Water Resource and Energy Development, ...

All provincial assembly members of Maoist Center in Karmali Province are ministers access_time2022-08-29

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: All the eleven provincial assembly members of CPN (Maoist Center) in Karnali Province are soon to be ministers with two leaders being sworn in today. With the resignation of Minister for Economic Affairs and Planning, Bindaman Bis...

Two ministers of Karnali Province resign access_time2022-08-28

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Two ministers of Karnali Province resigned on Monday. Minister for Economic Affairs and Planning, Bindaman Bista and Minister for Water Resource and Energy Development, Ganesh Prasad Singh resigned on Monday. Krishna Shah and R...

Citizenship bill returned by Prez Bhandari to be discussed in parliamentary committee access_time2022-08-28

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: A meeting of the National Assembly, the upper house of parliament, held earlier on Sunday approved the decision to send the Citizenship bill returned by President Bidya Devi Bhandari to the parliamentary committee for further discuss...

IN PICS: Mass gathering of Rastriya Swatantra Party in capital access_time2022-08-27

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: The Rabi Lamichhane-led Rastriya Swatantra Party staged a mass gathering focusing on the upcoming election of the House of Representatives (HoR) in the capital city on Saturday. It has been learnt that tha party will form committe...

These are senior septuagenarian leaders preparing to contest in upcoming polls access_time2022-08-27

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: There is a provision for a civil servant to retire after 60 years in Nepal. The government provides allowances to people who are more than 68 years old. But, there is no boundary and age limit for political leaders to contest in the ...

Citizenship bill returned by Prez Bhandari presented at HoR meeting access_time2022-08-18

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: The Citizenship Act Amendment bill, earlier returned by President Bidya Devi Bhandari to the parliament calling for a review, has been presented at the House of Representatives (HoR) meeting on Thursday. Earlier on Sunday, Preside...

HoR meeting today, govt to endorse citizenship bill access_time2022-08-18

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: A meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) is scheduled for Thursday. During the meeting the government is preparing to endorse the Citizenship Act Amendment bill once again, earlier returned by President Bidya Devi Bhandari....