Tag: House of Representatives

Chairpersons of House committees to take oath today

Kathmandu, September 21 The Federal Parliament Secretariat says 10 lawmakers, who have been elected chairpersons of 10 committees in the House of Representatives unanimously, are taking their oath of office and secrecy from Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara today. Earlier, on Thursday, only one nomination was filed in each of the 10 thematic committees in the […]

Home Minister: Govt maintained peace and security at its best in past six months

Kathmandu, September 14 Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa claims the government maintained peace and security at its best in past six months, since he was appointed to the post. When lawmakers during the meeting of the House of Representatives today quizzed the Minister over recent reports about rapes and murders among other crimes from across […]

New law will bar government from covering leaders’ overseas medical expenses

Kathmandu, September 13 If the Federal Parliament endorses what has been proposed in the new public health bill, the government will be barred from covering medical expenses of its officials and political leaders when the treatments are made abroad. The Education and Health Committee in the House of Representatives on Thursday added a provision to […]

Nepali Congress obstructs Parliament meeting demanding justice for Nirmala Pant

Kathmandu, September 13 The main opposition party Nepali Congress on Thursday obstructed the meeting of House of Representatives so as to press the government to take initiatives to ensure justice for Nirmala Pant, who was raped and murdered some weeks ago, and her family. As soon as the meeting started today, lawmakers of the opposition […]

Parliamentary committee chairs’ elections postponed

Kathmandu, August 31 The Federal Parliament Secretariat says it has postponed elections scheduled to choose chairpersons of 10 committees in the House of Representatives. Secretary at the House of Representatives, Gopal Nath Yogi, says the elections have been postponed till the next notice. He has not clarified why the elections were postponed. However, it has […]

Lawmakers say new safe motherhood bill excludes some sections of women

Kathmandu, August 15 Lawmakers have said the new bill on safe motherhood and reproductive¬† health rights the government has introduced fails to include all categories of women of the country. Taking part in a discussion on the Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Rights Bill in the House of Representatives meeting on Wednesday, they said the […]