Chief Election Commissioner, voters, local level elections, Ayodhee Prasad Yadav

House to fix date for discussion on impeachment motion

Published On: May 3, 2017 02:38 PM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, May 3: Parliament meeting on Thursday is set to fix the date for discussion on the impeachment motion filed against Chief Justice Sushila Karki, according to the Parliament Secretariat.

UDMF irrelevant now: RJPN

Published On: May 3, 2017 09:34 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 2: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), one of the constituents of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF),  has concluded that the front's significance has ended after another constituent, Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), decided to take part in the local elections.

Hearing on DIG Silwal's writ petition deferred

Published On: May 3, 2017 09:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 2 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday 'indefinitely' postponed the hearing on a writ petition filed by DIG Nawaraj Silwal seeking his appointment as Nepal Police chief.

KATHMANDU, May 3: International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), an international human rights non-governmental organization, has urged the Nepal Parliament to immediately reject the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Sushila Karki terming it 'unprecedented'.

ICJ decries impeachment motion, suspects motive

Published On: May 3, 2017 07:47 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 2:The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has said that the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Sushila Karki threatens the independence of judiciary and rule of law in Nepal.

Gachchhadar's NLP declines Dahal offer to join govt

Published On: May 3, 2017 05:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 3: Bijay Gachchhadar-led Nepal Loktantrik Party (NLP) has declined an offer by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal to join the government, but said the party will continue its support to the coalition.

UML-RPP alliance in Kathmandu

Published On: May 3, 2017 12:50 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 3: The main opposition CPN-UML and Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), a rightist force championing the Hindutva agenda, have formed an electoral alliance in Kathmandu, fielding consensus candidates for the post of mayor and deputy mayor in Kathmandu Metropolitan City, the biggest metropolitan city in the country.

KATHMANDU, May 2: The local level election is going to take place after 20 years with a new federal set up. As per the new modality, the local level is getting local government with legislative, executive and judicial rights.

BAGLUNG, May 2: Major political parties have filed their nominations for the upcoming local level elections in the district on Tuesday.