Govt-Raut deal seditious: Deuba

March 17, 2019 03:30 am

PALPA, March 17: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Saturday accused Prime Minister KP Oli of sedition for signing a controversial agreement with the secession campaigner CK Raut, the leader of the Alliance for Independent Madhes (AIM).

KATHMANDU, March 16: The main opposition Nepali Congress on Saturday urged both the government and semi-underground Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal to find a durable solution through dialogue.

PALPA, March 16: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba today urged the protesting Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) to end violence and join talks.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has sent a message of condolences to his New Zealand counterpart Jacinda Ardern on the loss of innocent lives in mass shootings at mosques in Christchurch.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Matrika Prasad Yadav has hinted that he could be kicked out of his office soon.

KATHMANDU, March 16: The government has registered a Security Council Bill at parliament, proposing special powers to the prime minister for directly endorsing an army mobilization decision through the cabinet in case of a national emergency. The decision will not have to be put through the security council immediately.

KATHMANDU, March 16: The Transitional Justice (TJ) bodies are likely to be left without any commissioners, at least for a certain period after mid-April, given the government’s delay in forming a recommendations committee as provisioned by law. Mid-April is when the terms of the commissioners expire.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Matrika Prasad Yadav hinted that he might be axed from his ministerial portfolio if Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is to reshuffle his cabinet.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Nepal has condemned deadly attack on two mosques in Christchurch in New Zealand killing dozens of people, on Friday.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Former Vice Chairperson of Nepali Congress Prakash Man Singh on Friday criticized the Oli-led government's move to ban the activities of Chand-led Nepal Communist Party.