No top posts for naturalized citizens: Gachchhadar

Published On: November 13, 2016 08:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: At a time when most of the Madhes-based parties are demanding amendments to the constitution to allow naturalized citizens to head key state posts, the chairman of the Madhesi People's Rights Forum (Democratic) Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar has said that key state posts cannot be given to naturalized citizens.

Cabinet decides to provide Rs 5 million medical expense to Sujata

Published On: November 13, 2016 05:31 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The government has decided to provide Rs 5 million medical expense to Nepali Congress (NC) central leader Sujata Koirala for treatment of her breast cancer.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Suspended lawmaker from the CPN (Maoist Center) Lharkyal Lama has got a clean chit from the Special Court in the case filed against him for allegedly amassing huge property through illegal means.

Damak (Jhapa), Nov 13: CPN-UML Chair KP Sharma Oli has said that the political parties should now give attention towards achieving prosperity for the nation.

Parliament’s website hacked

Published On: November 13, 2016 04:33 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The official website of Legislature-Parliament has been hacked on Sunday. Hackers have taken control of the website parliament.gov.np and have posted an image of the late King Prithvi Narayan Shah, the unifier of modern Nepal.

Discussions on election related bills

Published On: November 13, 2016 01:42 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The Election Commission today has reiterated to get the authority of declaring the election date and managing the officials for the election purpose.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The government has prepared a draft of the proposal to amend the constitution so as to allow naturalized citizens to hold six of the 10 key state positions. Preparations are underway to register the amendment proposal in parliament within this month, according to a source close to the Prime Minister.

No dithering on Lokman Singh case: Speaker Gharti

Published On: November 12, 2016 09:45 PM NPT By: Republica

TILOTTAMA (Rupandehi), Nov 12: Speaker Onsari Gharti has said the Parliament would not dither on the impeachment proposal against the chief (now suspended) of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Lokman Singh Karki.

UML Secy Bista slams govt for inviting constitutional crisis

Published On: November 12, 2016 08:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: CPN-UML Secretary Gokarna Bista has said that the government has been making attempts to invite constitutional crisis in the country in the name of constitution amendment.

Government's 100 days popular: Energy Minster

Published On: November 12, 2016 08:00 PM NPT By: Republica

JAJARKOT, Nov 12: Energy Minister Janardan Sharma has said the government had performed well during the 100 days since its installment and the process of the implementation of constitution has advanced on its pace.