Parliamentary hearing process for new Chief Justice begins

Kathmandu, July 12 The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee on Thursday has begun the procedure to conduct a hearing for the appointment of new Chief Justice. The Constitutional Council has already recommended Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee for the position. A meeting of the Committee today decided to issue a public notice seeking complaints against […]

Rastriya Prajatantra Party demands share in Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee

Kathmandu, July 12 The Rastriya Prajatantra Party has demanded that four parties, which are represented in the Federal Parliament but have not got the status of national party, be included in the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee. The 15-member Committee, consisting three members of the National Assembly and 12 of the House of Representatives, has been […]

Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee gets full shape

Kathmandu, July 9 The House of Representative has approved names of 12 members for the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee. With this, the Committee has got its full shape. Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara approved the names during a meeting of the House of Representative held on Monday. Those appointed to the panel include Amrita Thapa, Niru […]

Yogesh Bhattarai likely to lead Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee

Kathmandu, July 8 House of Representatives member Yogesh Bhattarai is likely to lead the powerful Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee that consists members from both House of Representatives and National Assembly. The ruling Nepal Communist Party, which holds a comfortable majority in both the houses, is mulling over Bhattarai’s name to lead the panel which is […]

National Assembly picks three members for Parliamentary Hearing Committee

Kathmandu, July 6 The National Assembly has appointed three members for the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee on Friday. The Committee, which will carry out hearings for constitutional and diplomatic appointments, will comprise members from both the houses. A meeting of the Assembly held on Friday endorsed the names of Suman Pyakurel, Nanda Chapai, and Jitendra […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Friday, July 6, 2018

The most significant issue covered by major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Friday is the decision made by Cabinet on Wednesday night to scrap all political appointments made by previous Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government after August 30, 2017. The issue has become more important as ministers have expressed different opinions about […]