HoR meeting put off till September 14

September 12, 2021 16:39 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The meeting of the House of Representatives has been postponed till September 12. Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota adjourned the meeting till 1 PM on September 14 after the CPN-UML lawmakers chanted slogans in the meeting on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, August 10: The government is releasing a whitepaper incorporating the economic details of the country today.

VIDEO: HoR meeting underway

July 30, 2021 14:26 pm

KATHMANDU, July 30: A meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) is currently underway at the federal parliament building at New Baneshwar.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Speaker of the dissolved House of Representatives (HoR) Agni Prasad Sapkota has called an all-party meeting on Friday. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 2 PM.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Lawmakers of the recently-dissolved House of Representatives (HoR), who were elected from the Nepali Congress (NC), Maoist Center, CPN-UML’s Nepal faction, Janata Samajbadi Party’s Yadav faction and Rastirya Janmorcha, are busy collecting their signatures as the opposition alliance is preparing to knock the Supreme Court (SC)’s door against President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s move to dissolve parliament.

KATHMANDU, May 22: Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to make political and legal moves against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, May 10: A special session of the House of Representatives (HoR) is set to begin shortly at the federal parliament building in New Baneshwor, Kathmandu.

VIDEO: HoR meeting

April 5, 2021 13:51 pm

KATHMANDU, April 5: A meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) is currently underway at the federal parliament building at New Baneshwar in Kathmandu.

VIDEO: HoR meeting underway

March 31, 2021 14:45 pm

KATHMANDU, March 31: A meeting of the House of Representative is currently underway at the federal parliament building in New Baneshwar.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Today’s meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) lasted for only about seven minutes and concluded after endorsing a condolence motion.

KATHMANDU, March 7: Amid various speculations and curiosity about the seating arrangements of the two rival factions of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) in the first meeting of the seventh session of the House of Representatives on Sunday afternoon amid the intense intraparty row, the Parliament Secretariat said that lawmakers of both the factions – one led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and the other led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal --  will be seated on the seating rows designated for the ruling side.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23:  The chairmen duo of the rival faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal have celebrated their victory in Chitwan after the Supreme Court decided to reinstate the House of Representatives (HoR) that was dissolved by Prime Minister K P Oli.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: A Secretariat member of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Ram Bahadur Thapa has said that the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) will steer the country toward stability and revolutionary transformation.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: A meeting of the three party represented in the dissolved House of Representatives (HoR) that was held at the headquarters of the main opposition party Nepali COngress (NC), has concluded that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s move to dissolve the HoR is an severe assault on the spirit of the Constitution of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: An all party meeting called by the Nepali Congress (NC) is underway at the headquarters of the party in Sanepa, Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has termed the recent move of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR) as constitutional.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Senior leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have consulted various constitutionalists and legal experts over the possible strategies they could formulate following the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The Election Commission (EC)  has appointed Mohan Prasad Pandey as a lawmaker of the House of Representatives. The post had fallen vacant after the sudden death of Nepali Congress (NC) lawmaker Surya Bahadur KC.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The meeting today of the House of Representatives endorsed the Bill relating to seeds, 2076 and Bill Related to Protection of Saplings (First Amendment), 2076.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: A meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) today passed the Bill related to Bank and Financial Institutions (First Amendment).

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The House of Representatives has been formally informed of lawmaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara's acquittal by a decision of the Kathmandu District Court.

National Sports Development Bill passed

February 10, 2020 19:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The Education and Health Committee of the House of Representatives (HoR) has passed the National Sports Development Bill-2075.

NC obstructs HoR today as well

February 7, 2020 14:08 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The major opposition Nepali Congress has obstructed the House of Representatives (HoR) meeting today as well.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: The Women and Social Welfare Committee under the House of Representatives has directed the government to bring the Nepal Bal Sangathan (Nepal Children Organisation) under the subordination of the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The election process for the new speaker and deputy speaker of the lower house is starting from Monday. After the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) finalized its candidate for the post of speaker, the Parliament Secretariat is planning to initiate the election process for parliament’s chief and deputy.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Although the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) sought the resignation of Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Shivamaya Tumbahangphe, the latter on Tuesday reiterated that she is not going to step down from her post.

WASHINGTON, Sept 12: The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee moved to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The Public Service Commission Bill 2075 has been presented in the House of Representatives today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: A lawmaker from the main opposition Nepali Congress Gagan Thapa has urged Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to take rest citing the fact that the prolonged absence of the country's executive head may have an adverse impact to the entire national security and diplomatic dealings.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: The Ministry of Youth and Sports has tabled a new bill in Parliament seeking action against athletes and their accomplices involved in match-fixing.

Why can’t PM be treated in Nepal?

August 20, 2019 18:16 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Prem Suwal, a lawmaker from Nepal Workers and Peasants Party, has demanded the government to make necessary arrangements to treat the prime minister in the country.

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KATHMANDU, May 20: The 56th annual report of the Auditor General was presented in today's session of the House of Representatives.

BUTWAL, March 28: Speaker at the House of Representatives (HoR) Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said he was always positive to protect and promote human rights.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Hunger striker Prof Dr Govinda KC has commented that the National Medical Education Bill, endorsed by the House of Representatives (HOR) today, could not find the ways for long-term reforms in medical education.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: A sub-committee under the Education and Health Committee of the House of Representatives (HoR) is to start clause-wise discussions on the proposals for amendments to the National Medical Education Bill in its meeting being held on November 25.

HoR passes 'Passport Bill'

September 26, 2018 21:08 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Today's meeting of the House of Representatives has unanimously passed the 'Passport Bill-2075'.

House approves proposals on various bills

September 3, 2018 19:31 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The House of Representatives, the lower house of the federal parliament, today approved the proposal seeking consideration on the 'Racial Discrimination and Practice of Untouchability (Caste-based Discrimination) Crime and Punishment First Amendment Bill, 2075 BS.

KATHMANDU,Aug 24: Parliamentarians extended their support to a resolution motion against Violence Against Women (VAW) presented at the House of Representatives

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The House of Representatives in its meeting today approved separate proposals seeking passage on some bills and discussions on some others.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Today's meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) has unanimously passed the condolence motion on the demise of former lawmaker Kamal Prasad Pangeni.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: The House of Representatives has formed its 10 different thematic committees.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Lawmakers have drawn the government's attention towards various issues including increasing tax imposed by the local levels and missing border pillars in Bardiya.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) has briefed its parliamentary party about the agreement signed with Dr Govinda KC regarding medical Education Bill.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Probability of tabling the Medical Education Ordinance, 2075 is high on today’s House of Representatives meeting at 1 PM. While the ordinance was scheduled to be tabled last week itself, the opposition, Nepali Congress stalled the process demanding the original, and not the replaced one be presented.

Kathmandu, July 6: The second meeting of House of Representative (HoR) has been postponed yet again after the major opposition party, Nepali Congress, continued obstructing the meeting.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Today's meeting of House of Representatives has passed the motion on suspension of rules of House of Representatives Regulations 2075 with majority of votes.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Today's meeting of the House of Representatives passed the Appropriation Bill, 2075 with majority votes.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Lawmaker Khagaraj Adhikari tabled the motion of public importance, drawing the government's attention to make appropriate arrangement for under construction drinking water, road, bridge and irrigation projects.

Bill tabled in HoR meeting

June 27, 2018 12:56 pm

KATHMANDU, June 27: A Bill related to remuneration, conditions of service and facilities of Secretary General of Federal Parliament, Secretaries of House of Representatives and National Assembly-2075 BS has been tabled in today's meeting of the House of Representatives.