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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nepali Congress to obstruct Parliament till Dr KC’s demands are met

Kathmandu, July 18 The main opposition Nepali Congress says it will obstruct meetings of Parliament till the government meets demands raised by medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging a fast-unto-death in Jumla of Karnali for last 19 days. A meeting of the party’s office bearers decided to bar the government […]

Nepali Congress obstructs House meeting over Medical Education Bill

Kathmandu, July 16 The main opposition Nepali Congress obstructed the House of Representatives meeting on Monday after the government tried to begin the process to endorse the controversial Medical Education Bill without taking the party into confidence. As soon as the meeting began this afternoon, lawmakers of the party stood up from their chairs in […]

Ministers to respond to lawmakers’ concerns on budget from Tuesday

Kathmandu, June 26 The Federal Parliament Secretariat says the task of raising questions over the budget allocations made to various ministries and government bodies for the next fiscal year will end today. Now, respective ministers will address concerns raised by the lawmakers about their ministries. On the first day today, seven ministers will respond to […]