KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Expressing serious dissatisfaction over the possible number of local units in the tarai, the agitating Madhes-based parties are pressuring Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal not to receive the report of the commission formed to restructure local units under the federal system.
KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Ruling parties have reached an understanding not to formally receive the report of the commission formed to restructure the local units under the federal system for the time being although the commission is working to finalize its report within a week.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: At a time when the commission formed to determine the number and boundaries of local units under the federal setup is about to prepare its final report, major political parties have started a process to develop consensus over holding the local polls under the existing structure of VDCs and municipalities.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The government has prepared a draft bill on the governance and management of local units, maintaining the ward level as the unit for service delivery as well as allowing all local units the powers to draft their own laws in the matters related to their work.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The government has prepared a draft bill on the governance and management of local units by maintaining ward level as the unit of service delivery as well as allowing all of them the powers to draft their own laws in the matters related to local units.
KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Madhes-based parties, which have been rejecting the new constitution amendment bill and demanding its revision, have expressed serious dissatisfaction over the constitutional provisions that "make local units powerful."
KATHMANDU, Dec 2: The Supreme Court could not conduct scheduled hearings on Thursday on a writ petition against the appointment of Lokman Singh Karki as chief commissioner of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), as Karki's lawyer Bal Krishna Neupane requested a postponement on health grounds.
KATHMANDU, Nov 25: While the main opposition party CPN-UML has been stating that the Constitution itself bars any amendment for changing the provincial boundaries, legal experts opine that amendment could be more a political issue than a technical or legal one.
KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Agitating Madhes-based parties, which have been demanding a constitutional amendment, have expressed differing views on the decision of the ruling CPN (Maoist Center) and Nepali Congress to register an amendment bill in Parliament within a few days to address at least four of the concerns of the agitating parties.
KATHMANDU, Nov 22: As Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-N), the fourth largest party and a crucial component of the parliamentary opposition, declared unification on Monday with Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), one of the parties in the ruling coalition, national politics could witness some dramatic changes in the near future.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The Comprehensive Peace Accord (CPA) inked exactly a decade ago had considered transitional justice a major part of the accord, but this crucial component in the process of establishing sustainable peace has remained unfulfilled to date.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: With just two months remaining in its term, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) has not been able to conduct substantive investigations into conflict-related complaints due to delay by the government in amending a crucial Act.
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