Supreme Court ruling has landed government in trouble: CPN-UML

Kathmandu, January 3 The main opposition CPN-UML said on Tuesday the Prachanda-led government will land in a difficult situation if it does not withdraw the Constitution Amendment Bill. UML Chair and Chief of the UML Parliamentary Party, KP Sharma Oli, said the Supreme Court has issued its verdict vis-a-vis a writ against the Bill in […]

Light at the end of tunnel? Nepal Parliament likely to reopen soon

Kathmandu, January 3 The stalled Parliament meetings¬†are likely to¬†resume in a few days, thanks to a ruling from the Supreme Court in response to a writ against the Constitution Amendment Bill. The parliamentary Business Committee had advised Speaker Onsari Gharti to put on hold the House meeting scheduled for Tuesday and convene the next meeting […]

Opposition parties protest against Charter Amendment Bill, Speaker defers House meeting till 4 pm

Kathmandu, January 2 Main opposition CPN-UML and other opposition parties obstructed Monday’s meeting of the Parliament as well. With lawmakers from these parties leaving their chairs and standing up in protest, Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar postponed the Parliament meeting till 4 pm. During this break, Speaker Gharti Magar will try to convince parties concerned to […]

Ruling parties not to table Charter Amendment Bill forcefully, say ‘positive’ talks on with CPN-UML

Kathmandu, January 2 The Prachanda-led ruling coalition on Monday decided not to table the Constitution Amendment Bill in the Parliament forcefully, for now. Before Monday’s Parliament meeting, top leaders of the three major parties — the Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre — had ‘positive’ talks at Prime Minister’s Office. But the parties failed […]

Nepal crisis: Three-party talks cut no ice, efforts to reach deal on

Kathmandu, January 2 The talks between three major political parties, aimed at ending the political deadlock, ended on an inconclusive note. The talks held at Singhadurbar on Monday were inconclusive as top leaders of the three parties refused to give up their respective stances. At Monday’s meeting, CPN-UML Chair KP Sharma Oli reiterated that the […]

Nepal crises: Top leaders of three major parties discussing solutions

Kathmandu, January 2 Top leaders of three major parties have started a fresh round talks. The leaders of the Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre are holding the talks at Prime Minister’s Office in Singhadurbar. They are discussing the Constitution Amendment Bill, obstructions in the Parliament, the impeachment motion against suspended CIAA chief commissioner […]