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RPP meeting fails to take decision on constitution amendment, participation in government

Kathmandu, July 21 A Central Committee meeting of Rastriya Prajatantra Party ended on Friday after discussing contemporary political issues, but it failed to make any concrete decision on crucial agendas including constitution amendment and participation in the government. The fourth biggest force in Parliament is undecided about whether to support the constitution amendment bill pending in […]

Govt assures to meet RJPN demands except constitution amendment in 3 days

Kathmandu, July 19 Ruling party leaders including Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba have assured the agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal that the government will meet all of its demands except the constitution amendment within next three days. Likewise, the amendment process will move ahead immediately after that, they have assured. “The government will honestly take […]

Constitution amendment: Thapa accuses Oli of trying to ‘buy’ RPP lawmakers

Kathmandu, July 19 Rastria Prajatantra Party Chairman Kamal Thapa has accused CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli of trying to ‘buy’ some of its lawmakers to make ruling parties’ bid to endorse the constitution a failure. An RPP leader tells Onlinekhabar that Chairman Thapa has evidence of the UML bid, “A proof of this misconduct along […]

‘UML may obstruct House if ruling parties find support from two-third lawmakers’

Kathmandu, July 12 A senior leader of the main opposition CPN-UML says his party might obstruct Parliament meetings if ruling parties finally achieve the support of two-third lawmakers for the endorsement of constitution amendment bill. Bhim Acharya says the UML does not leave any stone unturned to block the endorsement of bill, which the party […]

Ready to contest polls even without constitution amendment, RJPN hints

Kathmandu, July 12 The agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has hinted that it can agree to take part in local level elections in Province 2 scheduled for September 18 by putting the constitution amendment bill on hold for now. After ruling parties decided not to put the bill to vote at the present circumstances after […]

PM’s confidant says constitution amendment will not be forwarded

Kathmandu, July 11 Nepali Congress leader and a close confidant of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, Bimalendra Nidhi, says the government will not move the constitution amendment bill to vote now after the main opposition party, CPN-UML, refused to support it. Nidhi says the ruling parties made such decision after they concluded that it will […]