KATHMANDU, Oct 2: The Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) has indicated that it will leave the ruling five-party coalition.A JSP executive committee meeting held on Saturday indicated that it will leave the alliance. The meeting said that the current discussion regarding seat distribution for the upcoming election is not satisfactory and has decided to coordinate with other parties as an alternative to the alliance, and if that is not possible, will contest the election alone.
KATHMANDU, Sept 30: In the run-up to the election, government employees have been transferred haphazardly. Since the election code of conduct has come into effect from Wednesday, a joint secretary has been transferred to the Ministry of Urban Development, keeping the date of Tuesday. Some employees have been transferred the day after their first attendance.
KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Four ministers and three secretaries of the federal government are currently abroad. Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Devendra Paudel, who went on a week-long foreign tour, returned home on Wednesday evening.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The government's preparations to make real estate transactions transparent and orderly through companies have come to a standstill with the end of the term of the House of Representatives.
KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The Election Commission (EC) has requested the government to make available 250,000 employees to successfully hold the elections to the House of Representatives and the provincial assemblies scheduled for November 20.
KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Even after 14 months of the formation of the Prime Minister (PM) Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government, neither the prime minister nor his ministers have disclosed their property details. Nine ministers of the Deuba government have left without publicizing their property details.
KATHMANDU, August 19: Loktantrik Samajwadi Party (LSP) Chairman Mahantha Thakur has urged Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba to give a clear answer immediately whether he plans to bring LSP into the ruling five-party electoral alliance.
KATHMANDU, August 9: It has been found that around 600 daily-wage and temporary employees on contract are working at a single public office under the federal government at a time when the provincial and local governments are facing an acute shortage of manpower. That government office is none other than the Department of Urban Development and Building Construction (DUDBC) located at Babarmahal.
KATHMANDU, August 8: Nepali Congress (NC) President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has asked Loktantrik Samajwadi Party (LSP) Chairman Mahanta Thakur to join the ruling coalition for the elections to the provincial assemblies and House of Representatives slated for November 20. PM Deuba made such a proposal to top leaders including LSP Chairman Thakur. LSP leaders along with Thakur had reached Baluwatar on Sunday to talk to Prime Minister Deuba.
KATHMANDU, August 7: There is a tendency to change secretaries and directors general in the departments concerned as soon as the minister changes or there is change in the government. While ministers change at short notice, they are also quick to change top-level government staff, which have weakened the performance of the ministries.
KATHMANDU, May 22: The government is preparing to review its decision to go for a two-day weekend after it received complaints that it was unworkable. The government has reached the stage of retreating due to the complexity in the implementation of the decision that was announced without proper study and homework.
KATHMANDU, April 17: The discussion was held about providing two days of holidays a week and running the office five days a week from 9AM to 5PM in the meeting of the Council of Ministers held on April 7.
KATHMANDU, March 26: As many as fifty-five local governments have defied the federal government's directive to evaluate good governance. The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration had directed all the local governments to evaluate the achievements and actions taken by them during the last five years as the next local level election is nearing.
KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Without studying and preparing for the distribution, the provincial governments have started splitting the ministries. At present, the number of provincial ministries across the country stands at 69.