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Prakash Timalsina

Senior Political Correspondent @nagarik_news and @RepublicaNepal based in Kathmandu, Nepal

Parties mulling to move ahead shelving the delineation issue

Published On: March 14, 2017 01:06 PM NPT By: Prakash Timalsina

KATHMANDU, March 14: With the deadline of the local election fast approaching, the political parties are making preparations to endorse the constitution amendment bill by leaving out the issue of delineation.

Dalit, minority women to see big increase among elected

Published On: February 28, 2017 07:37 AM NPT By: Prakash Timalsina

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: One of the key demands of the people’s movement in 2006 was increased representation of women, Dalits and people from marginalized communities in various state structures. The local elections scheduled to be held on May 14 are set to largely address this demand.

Crucial bill on local elections stalled

Published On: February 9, 2017 12:50 AM NPT By: Prakash Timalsina

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The bill that legally paves way for the government to announce the local election has not been forwarded to the president's office for authentication even after a week of its passage by parliament. According to sources, the prime minister's office has requested the speaker to delay forwarding the bill to the president.

Complaint filed against Nepal Madhes Foundation

Published On: December 13, 2016 05:12 PM NPT By: Prakash Timalsina

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: A complaint has been filed at the National Information Commission against the Nepal Madhes Foundation (NEMAF) accusing it of embezzling donations received through various donor countries in the name of uplifting the economic status of Madhesi communities.