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UDMF withdraws support to Prachanda government

Kathmandu, March 15 At the Parliament meeting on Wednesday, UDMF lawmaker Mahendra Raya Yadav announced the withdrawal of UDMF support to the Prachanda government. He said UDMF will formally inform Speaker Onsari Gharti about this move. He pointed that they withdrew support to the government due to non-implementation of a three-point understanding reached with the government in […]

Parties haul government over coal for muted response to SSB firing at Ananda Bazaar

 Kathmandu, March 10 Major political parties have demanded that the government of Nepal inform the Parliament about the SSB firing that killed a Nepali national during a territorial dispute in Ananda Bazaar, Kanchanpur district. At the same time, they have criticised a press statement coming from the Indian Embassy, in which it has denied firing […]

Speaker’s absence, lack of homework leads to deferral of Nepal Parliament meeting

Kathmandu, February 28 The Parliament Secretariat has deferred the Parliament meeting that was scheduled for Thursday (March 2). Now, the meeting will take place on March 10. The secretariat pointed it had to postpone the meeting as Speaker Onsari Gharti is abroad, adding that it also has to do homework on some issues.

RPP cautions govt against pushing Charter Amendment Bill ahead in present form

Kathmandu, February 26 Rastriya Prajatantra Party warned on Sunday it will be counterproductive if the government pushes ahead the Constitution Amendment Bill in its present form. At the same time, the party said it will neither float its amendment proposal nor will it seek the existing amendment process. Sunday’s meeting of the RPP Parliamentary Party […]

Congress to do whatever it takes for passage of Charter amendment proposal: Deuba

Kathmandu, February 26 The Nepali Congress has said it will take initiatives for the passage of the government-sponsored Constitution Amendment proposal through the Parliament. NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba said this during talks with NC lawmakers from Madhesh. During the talks at the NC Parliamentary Party Office in Singhadurbar, Deuba said he will bring the […]

Deuba: By any means, we’ll get House nod for Constitution amendment, conduct civic polls

Jhapa, February 24 Former prime minister and Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has accused the main opposition CPN-UML of trying to create a rift between Pahadi (Hill) and Madheshi communities. Speaking at a district-level gathering of NC workers in Birtamod, Deuba defended the government-sponsored Constitution amendment proposal. He promised to have the proposal presented in […]