Nabin Khatiwada

The contributor for Republica.

Dahal becomes PM for the second time

Published On: August 3, 2016 09:35 PM NPT By: Nabin Khatiwada

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has been elected prime minister for a second time, eight years after resigning from that post.

Process begins to elect new PM by majority vote

Published On: August 1, 2016 02:40 AM NPT By: Nabin Khatiwada

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The process for electing the new government by a majority vote in Parliament will begin on Monday as the deadline set by President Bidya Devi Bhandari for forming the government through political understanding ends midnight Sunday.

House committee to probe CIAA intervention in KU exams

Published On: July 27, 2016 07:00 AM NPT By: Nabin Khatiwada

KATHMANDU, July 27: The Good Governance and Monitoring Committee of Parliament formed a five-member probe committee on Tuesday to investigate interference by the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) in the entrance exams at the Kathmandu University School of Medicine held on May 28.

Oli bows out, way open for Dahal government

Published On: July 25, 2016 05:56 AM NPT By: Nabin Khatiwada

Following Oli’s resignation, a process to elect new prime minister will start in parliament. As the largest party Nepali Congress and some other small political parties have already agreed to support CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal for new prime minister, Dahal is almost certain to replace Oli.

UML brass advise PM to face no-trust move, then bow out

Published On: July 20, 2016 03:00 AM NPT By: Nabin Khatiwada

KATHMANDU, July 20: Most Standing Committee members of the ruling CPN-UML have suggested to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli not to prolong his stay in power simply on the excuse of lack of clarity in some constitutional provisions.

Lawyers suggest 3 options to pave ways for new govt

Published On: July 18, 2016 06:59 AM NPT By: Nabin Khatiwada

KATHMANDU, July 17: Most of the lawyers who were invited by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at his official residence at Baluwatar to discuss the constitutional provisions on the formation of a new government said that no new government could be formed as per Article 298 of the constitution..

New agreement could further delay grant distribution

Published On: June 30, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Nabin Khatiwada

KATHMANDU, June 30: Main opposition Nepali Congress, which was obstructing the parliament proceedings demanding distribution of housing reconstruction grant of Rs 200,000 in one tranche to quake victims, agreed to end the obstruction as the government put forward the credit conditions reached with the World Bank under the housing reconstruction project.

Victims pursuing insurgency-era litigation confused about moving TRC

Published On: June 27, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Nabin Khatiwada

We are now suggesting to our friends to file complaints at the TRC to seek reparations only and let the court process also go ahead simultaneously. – Suman Adhikari, chair, Conflict Victims Common Platform