Madhesi Front unhappy over delay in amending constitution

Published On: August 28, 2016 02:31 PM NPT By: Madan Koirala

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has expressed its disagreement with the government for failing to take forward the constitution amendment process.

UML demands reason behind sending special envoys

Published On: August 28, 2016 01:49 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: The main opposition party, CPN- UML has raised question over the government's act of sending Deputy Prime Ministers to neighboring countries as special envoys.

BHADRAPUR (Jhapa), Aug 28: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula today said that all political parties should stand together for the development of the country as the issue is a common agenda of all.

PM Dahal for making govt. office systematic

Published On: August 28, 2016 12:41 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMA NDU, Aug 28: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that attention would be paid to make government offices systematic.

Constitution amendment is Nepal's internal affair, says Yadav

Published On: August 27, 2016 10:32 PM NPT By: Republica

BARDIBAS (Mahottari), Aug 27: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) Chairman Upendra Yadav on Saturday clarified that the issue of amending the constitution is solely Nepal's internal affair.

BHAKTAPUR, Aug 27: CPN-UML General Secretary Ishwor Pokharel has said that his party was ready to amend the constitution in the interest of the country and the people.

Appointment of envoys to India, China soon: Minister Mahat

Published On: August 27, 2016 04:14 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Prakash Sharan Mahat, on Saturday said he would advance country's international relations on basis of trust and by securing national interest.

LALITPUR, Aug 27: Coordinator of the Naya Shakti Party, Dr Baburam Bhattarai, has said that rights of people ensured in the new constitution should be effectively implemented.

Women's representation in cabinet declining

Published On: August 27, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: The new Constitution, which was promulgated last year, has provisioned under Article 38 that women shall have the right to proportional, inclusive participation as part of their fundamental rights.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Amid calls from local level political leaders for increasing the number of local units to be delineated under the new federal setup, the commission formed to restructure the local bodies has said that the number of local units could be increased to 665 at the most, 100 more than the currently proposed.