NC against making changes in Constitution Amendment Bill, for pushing it forth in its original form

Kathmandu, December 18 The Nepali Congress has ruled out the possibility of amending the Constitution Amendment Bill as per the demands of the Madheshi Morcha. At the same time, the party, a major partner in the CPN-Maoist Centre-led ruling coalition, said it’s also impossible to withdraw the Bill or move ahead by putting the amendment […]

NC leader Mahat in favour of holding local polls, shelving Charter amendment process

Kathmandu, December 16 Nepali Congress leader Ram Sharan Mahat said on Friday that the government should conduct local elections by putting the Constitution amendment proposal on hold. At the same time, Mahat said the main opposition CPN-UML was making a mistake by obstructing the Parliament. It is wrong on the part of the main opposition […]

Nepali Congress rejects CPN-UML proposal on holding elections for Federal Parliament first

Chitwan, December 16 Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has rejected the CPN-UML proposal on holding elections for the Federal Parliament by putting local and provincial elections on hold. The UML standing committee had floated this proposal on Thursday. Deubaspeak The Nepali Congress is against the CPN-UML proposal of holding elections for the Federal Parliament […]

Conduct elections for federal Parliament, local polls can wait, CPN-UML tells government

Kathmandu, December 15 At a time of ‘preparations’ for local-level elections, the main opposition CPN-UML has put forth a new proposal. The party has proposed conducting elections for the federal Parliament, pointing that there’s no possibility of holding civic polls in the present context. It should be noted that the Prachanda-led government on Wednesday registered a […]

Nepal House shelves meeting, expects parties to sort out issues

Kathmandu, December 15 The Parliament has deferred its meeting scheduled for Thursday by issuing a notice. The notice states that the House has postponed the meeting scheduled for 11 am on Thursday due to some technical reasons. The next meeting will take place on December 19. After registration of the government-sponsored Constitution Amendment Bill in the […]

UML activists say Indian Envoy Ranjit Rae is scheming for Charter amendment, seek his expulsion

Kathmandu, December 5 Student activists from the main opposition CPN-UML staged a protest close to the Embassy of India in Lainchaur, Kathmandu, on Monday, pointing that India had intervened in its bid to make the Parliament pass the Constitution Amendment Bill. They described the Prachanda-led government as the puppet of India and demanded Prime Minister Prachanda […]