Politics

Supreme Court justices to boycott full-court meeting summoned by CJ Rana access_time2021-10-24

KATHMANDU: The justices of the Supreme Court  (SC)are preparing to boycott a full-court meeting called by Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana.  An informal meeting of the justices, held on Sunday, decided to this effect, according to ...

I am not involved in making Hamal a minister: CJ Rana access_time2021-10-24

KATHMANDU: Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana made it clear that he had no involvement in making Gajendra Hamal a minister.  CJ Rana made the clarification during a meeting with the office-bearers, including the president of the Nepa...

NC urges to postpone Province 1’s assembly meeting access_time2021-10-24

KATHMANDU, October 23: The ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded postponement of the provincial assembly meeting of Province 1 scheduled for Sunday. A provincial assembly meeting was called this afternoon following a proposal of Chief Minister Bh...

Province 1’s CM Acharya to take trust vote today access_time2021-10-24

KATHMANDU, October 23: Chief Minister of Province 1 Bhim Acharya is scheduled to take a vote of confidence on Sunday. Earlier on Friday, CM Acharya presented a proposal for floor test in the provincial assembly meeting. A meeting of the provincial a...

NC leader Poudel rules out possibility of early election access_time2021-10-23

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel today claimed that the incumbent government would complete its remaining term of five years.  Stating that following the dissolution of the House of Representatives, they reached out t...

Possibility of formation of new government under NC leadership in Province 1: Minister Khadka access_time2021-10-23

BIRATNAGAR: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Narayan Khadka, has said that there was a possibility of forming a government under the leadership of Nepali Congress in Province 1.  Talking briefly to media persons at Biratnagar airport Saturday, ...

UML Chair Oli virtually  inaugurates conventions of 6,743 wards access_time2021-10-23

KATHMANDU: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli, on Saturday, inaugurated the party’s conventions in 6,743 wards across the country.  The main opposition is holding the ward conventions throughout the country as part of the party’s T...

UML ward-level conventions begin today access_time2021-10-23

KATHMANDU, October 23: Ward-level conventions of the main opposition party CPN-UML are being held across the country on Saturday as as the part of the party's  10th National General Convention.  The ward conventions will be v...

Voting on Province 1 CM Acharya’s trust motion to take place Sunday access_time2021-10-22

KATHMANDU: Voting on the trust motion tabled by Province 1 Chief Minister (CM) Bhim Prasad Acharya is scheduled to take place on Sunday.  CM Acharya tabled the motion in the provincial assembly meeting on Friday afternoon.  Speaker Prad...

Hearing on Alam’s case postponed access_time2021-10-22

KATHMANDU: Hearing over the writ petition filed by former minister and leader of ruling Nepali Congress (NC),  Mohammad Aftab Alam has been postponed yet again.  Though the hearing was scheduled for Friday, it was postponed as asked by the...

CM Acharya of Province 1 to present proposal for floor test today access_time2021-10-22

KATHMANDU, October 22: Chief Minister of Province 1 Bhim Acharya is scheduled to present a proposal for a trust vote in the provincial assembly meeting on Friday. The meeting has been scheduled for 1 PM today. According to Hikmat Kumar Karki, for...

PM takes stock of  losses caused by flood, landslide in Baitadi access_time2021-10-21

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has made an onsite inspection in Baitadi to take stock of the damage caused by flood and landslide in the district.  The Prime Minister today observed the damage caused by the natural disaster at Dhungad area o...

CPN (Maoist Center) designates chiefs of 32 departments access_time2021-10-21

KATHMANDU: The CPN (Maoist Center) has finalized the chiefs of the party's various departments and foundations. The Standing Committee meeting held at the party office at Perisdanda on Thursday designated the leadership of the 32 departments and...

UML  to skip provincial assembly meeting of Bagmati Province access_time2021-10-21

KATHMANDU, October 21: The main opposition party CPN (UML) is all set to skip the provincial assembly meeting of Bagmati Province scheduled for Thursday. UML has maintained that its lawmakers are busy in ward and municipal conventions so they w...

PM Deuba summons Cabinet meeting access_time2021-10-20

KATHMANDU, October 20: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has summoned an immediate Cabinet meeting on Wednesday. According to Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, spokesperson for the government, the meeting is likely to take some important decisions regarding ...

100 days of PM Deuba: 24 achievements unveiled access_time2021-10-20

KATHMANDU, October 20: It has been 100 days since the President of Nepali Congress (NC) Sher Bahadur Deuba was appointed the Prime Minister of Nepal. Deuba was appointed Prime Minister as per an interim order of the Supreme Court on July 13. Deu...

HoR meeting rescheduled for Oct 28 access_time2021-10-19

KATHMANDU: The meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR), which was earlier scheduled to hold on October 26, has been summoned two days later on October 28.  Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota, citing the special reason, rescheduled the meeti...

UML finalizes party statue (with full document) access_time2021-10-19

KATHMANDU: CPN-UML has given a final touch to its party statute incorporating all the inputs received from the participants of the recently held First Statute Congress of the party.  The party held the convention of this type for the first...

Home Minister Khand takes stock of Baidya's health condition access_time2021-10-19

KATHMANDU, October 19: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand took stock of health condition of General Secretary of CPN (Revolutionary Maoist), Mohan Baidya. The Home Minister reached Thapathali-based Norvic International Hospital this morning and took updat...

CPN (US) to have 700K members: Jhakri access_time2021-10-19

GULMI: Minister for Urban Development and CPN (Unified Socialist) leader Ram Kumari Jhakri has claimed that the party will have 700,000 organized members from all over the country in the next three months.  This will be made possible through a ...