KATHMANDU, March 23: At a time when a section of Nepali Congress (NC) leaders are voicing in favor of a referendum on federalism and republic, Dr Shekhar Koirala, a key leader of the party, has said the country cannot backtrack from federalism and republic.
BHAIRAHAWA, March 22: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Chand group to abandon criminal activities, come within the constitutional fold and work in favour of protection of sovereignty and independence.
JANAKPUR, March 22: Unhappy with the federal government deputing chief district officers (CDOs) in Province 2, the government of the province is introducing a bill in the provincial assembly to counter this. If the bill gets endorsed by the provincial assembly the provincial government will have its own chief district administrators to do its bidding.
KATHMANDU, March 22: The Parliamentary Committee on International Relations has concluded that the British government has been violating the Tripartite Agreement reached between Nepal, India and the UK in 1947 since decades by discriminating against the Gurkhas in their pay and pension.