Ishwari Subedi

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Former MPs yet to return their 'insignia'

Published On: December 31, 2022 05:30 PM NPT By: Ishwari Subedi

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The members of the Federal Parliament get to wear an 'insignia'. On the basis of the 'insignia', they can easily enter the parliament building. If the security personnel does not see the 'insignia' while entering the parliament building, they can make inquiries. Therefore, MPs have to wear the insignia mandatorily while entering the parliament building. The bicameral federal parliament consists of the House of Representatives and the National Assembly.

Ruling parties face challenge to reach a deal on power sharing in 34 state positions as negotiation to form new govt continues

Published On: December 6, 2022 12:10 PM NPT By: Ishwari Subedi

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: As the time to announce the final results of the elections is approaching, major parties in the country are focused on forming the new government. But before the formation of the government, the issue of appointing the 34 officials in the federal and the province is becoming challenging. Even though the ruling coalition has shown more priority for the formation of the government, the UML is also quietly advancing its preparation.

Impeachment motion was filed against me after I fixed the verdict date in Lalita Niwas land grab scam: Suspended CJ Rana

Published On: September 1, 2022 02:04 PM NPT By: Ishwari Subedi

KATHMANDU, Sept 1:  Suspended Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra SJB Rana has claimed that an impeachment motion was registered against him in parliament after he set the verdict date in the Lalita Niwas land grab scam in which former prime ministers Madhav Kumar Nepal and Dr Baburam Bhattarai, too, are embroiled.

Hefty salary hike proposed for these five VVIPs!

Published On: August 10, 2022 02:47 PM NPT By: Ishwari Subedi

KATHMANDU, August 10: The government is going to increase the salaries and other perks and benefits of the country’s five top officials including the President. In a report submitted by a committee chaired by the then Secretary of the Prime Minister's Office, Lakshman Aryal (now retired), it has been proposed to increase the salaries of the President, Vice President, Prime Minister, Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) and Chairman of the National Assembly.

Parliamentary Special Committee under pressure to give clean chit to ex-FinMin Sharma

Published On: July 28, 2022 12:45 PM NPT By: Ishwari Subedi

KATHMANDU, July 28: The Parliamentary Special Committee has come under pressure from the ruling alliance to give a 'clean chit' to former Finance Minister Janardan Sharma after there was no CCTV footage of him allowing unauthorized people into the finance ministry in the middle of the night while preparing the budget for the fiscal year 2022/23.

A chance for UML to make people forget its mistakes as govt becomes unpopular

Published On: July 18, 2022 01:53 PM NPT By: Ishwari Subedi

Four sessions in a year of the reinstated parliament

Govt preparing to register a proposal to remove Speaker

Published On: February 1, 2022 11:25 AM NPT By: Ishwari Subedi

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Preparations are underway to bring a motion against Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota on the charge of non-cooperation in the work of the government by continuously postponing the meeting of the House of Representatives.

Dy speaker out to certify bills though constitution silent on relevant powers

Published On: October 15, 2019 06:19 AM NPT By: Ishwari Subedi

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: As the post of speaker remains vacant following Krishna Bahadur Mahara's arrested on a charge of attempted rape, Deputy Speaker Shiva Maya Tumbahamphe is preparing to certify some bills although constitutional provisions and parliamentary regulations are silent about her authority to do so.

Constitution is accepted and adopted by all including dissidents

Published On: September 20, 2019 07:24 AM NPT By: Ishwari Subedi

KATHMANDU,Sept 20: We are marking the fourth anniversary of our constitution and it is now in the course of implementation. Some of the political parties were protesting when the constitution was promulgated on September 20, 2015. But it has been accepted by all as all sides have participated in the elections for the three tiers – federal, provincial and local- conducted as per this constitution.

Bill for privileges to ex-VVIPs getting fast-tracked

Published On: August 3, 2017 07:05 AM NPT By: Ishwari Subedi

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Amid mounting pressure from former VVIPs , the parliamentary State Affairs Committee (SAC) is preparing to endorse a bill on facilities for the former office bearers. SAC has been fast-tracking the bill to increase their privileges, according to sources.

Bill for privileges to ex-VVIPs getting fast-tracked

Published On: August 3, 2017 02:45 AM NPT By: Ishwari Subedi

KATHMANDU, August 2: Amid mounting pressure from former VVIPs , the parliamentary State Affairs Committee (SAC) is preparing to endorse a bill on facilities for the former office bearers.