KATHMANDU, July 16: The sudden alliance between the main opposition Nepali Congress and one of the ruling partners CPN (Maoist-Center) against the KP Oli-led government took many by surprise, as a similar attempt just in the recent past had failed to bear fruit.

PM reserves right to dissolve Parliament: Gyawali

Published On: July 16, 2016 05:06 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 17: CPN-UML Secretary Pradip Gyawali said that the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli reserves the right to dissolve the Parliament.

New govt can be formed under Article 298: Legal experts

Published On: July 16, 2016 03:38 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 17: Legal experts have suggested that a new government be formed under Article 298 at a time when the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has been ruling out the formation of a new government.

NC leaders discuss with Deuba on current political issues

Published On: July 16, 2016 01:09 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 17: The Nepali Congress leaders including senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel met with party President Sher Bahadur Deuba at latter's residence in Budhanilakantha today.

‘Minister Yadav demanded Rs 10m for post of DG’

Published On: July 16, 2016 08:02 AM NPT By: Rudra Pangeni

KATHMANDU, July 15: Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Irrigation Sagar Kumar Rai has revealed that outgoing minister Umesh Kumar Yadav demanded a bribe of Rs 10 million in exchange for the post of director general at the Department of Irrigation (DoI).

KATHMANDU, July 16: With some legal and constitutional experts arguing that a new government cannot be formed unless and until an election for a House of Representatives is held, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who finds himself in a minority in Parliament following the withdrawal of the CPN (Maoist Center) from the coalition government, discussed the constitutional issue with CPN-UML lawmakers at a parliamentary party meeting on Thursday.

Government to face no confidence motion

Published On: July 16, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 16: A cabinet meeting held on Friday has decided that the government would face the no-confidence motion registered at Parliament by the ruling CPN (Maoist Center) and the Nepali Congress (NC).

KATHMANDU, July 16: Parliamentary endorsement of the remaining bills related to fiscal budget has become uncertain with the CPN (Maoist Center), a major ruling coalition partner, deciding not to vote in support of the bills.

Nepal condemns terrorist attacks in France

Published On: July 15, 2016 06:56 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 15: Nepal has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in the southern French city of Nice that took place on July 14.

Discussion on no-confidence motion from July 21

Published On: July 15, 2016 06:39 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 15: Discussion on no-confidence motion filed against the Prime Minister would be held in the meeting of the Legislature-Parliament from July 21.