KATHMANDU, Sept 30: The Industry, Commerce Labour and Consumer Interest Committee under the House of Representatives has directed the bodies concerned to make effective the monitoring of price hike and black marketing facing the consumers during festivals.
KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The scheduled meeting of the Finance and International Relations Committee, slated for today under the House of Representatives, has been postponed. The delay was attributed to parliamentarians' inability to reach Singha Durbar on time, a consequence of the Nepal Teachers' Federation's ongoing street protests.
KATHMANDU, Aug 29: The House of Representatives (HoR) has begun theoretical discussions on the Bill to Amend Some Nepal Acts, 2080. Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Dhanraj Gurung had presented a proposal in the HoR session today, seeking consideration of the Bill.
KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Chairpersons of all 10 thematic committees under the House of Representatives (HoR) took the oath of office and secrecy on Monday. Speaker Devraj Ghimire administered the oath to the chairpersons of the thematic committees who were elected unopposed.
Nine months after the election, the parliamentary committees under the House of Representatives (HoR) received their leadership on Monday. The swearing-in of the chairpersons of the 10 thematic committees under the HoR marks a pivotal moment in Nepal's parliamentary democracy.
KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Since the House of Representatives and the National Assembly are not effective, budgets worth millions of rupees have been spent on the salaries and foreign trips of lawmakers since mid-December. The main function of parliament is to monitor the government by forming parliamentary committees that formulate laws. But the chairpersons of the parliamentary committees have not been elected and the bills sent to the committees have been stalled.
KATHMANDU, Aug 3: The Finance Committee of the House of Representatives (HoR) recently convened a meeting to address the pressing issue of fertilizer demand and supply in the country. During the meeting, the committee confirmed the data on the actual demand for fertilizers and acknowledged the existing gap between demand and supply.
KATHMANDU, June 25: In the session of the House of Representatives (HoR) on Sunday, lawmakers raised concerns over increasing cases of violence against women (VAW) and the cases of floods and landslides nationwide. They urged the government to come up with prompt actions to address these issues.
KATHMANDU, May 28: A joint sitting of the House of Representatives and Federal Parliament today endorsed the Federal Parliament’s Joint Sitting and Joint Committee (conduct of business) Regulations, 2080 BS.
KATHMANDU, May 18: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said issues related to citizenship have not been resolved due to the lack of certification of the citizenship bill by the immediate past President.
KATHMANDU, May 16: The very first meeting of the Agriculture, Cooperative and Natural Resources Committee under the House of Representatives on Tuesday decided to draw the government's attention towards the urgency to promote domestic production of vegetables and ensure the effective testing procedures to detect pesticides in imported vegetables.
The upcoming budget for the fiscal year 2023/24 is a topic of great importance and concern for the people of Nepal. With the country facing numerous challenges, it is imperative that the government takes a human-centered approach to development and austerity measures in the new budget, as suggested by several lawmakers in both the National Assembly and the House of Representatives (HoR).
KATHMANDU, April 29: Federal MP Ek Nath Dhakal has been nominated to the Foreign Relations and Tourism Committee of the House of Representatives. In the meeting of the House of Representatives held on Friday, Speaker Devraj Ghimire submitted the names of MPs who will be serving in various 10 thematic committees according to Rule 173 of the House of Representatives Rules 2079.
KATHMANDU, April 28: The newly-elected members of the House of Representatives, Rabi Lamichhane and Swarnim Wagle have taken the oath of office and secrecy. Another Member of Parliament (MP), Upendra Yadav, was absent from the oath-taking ceremony.
KATHMANDU, April 6: Deepak Bahadur Singh, a member of parliament (MP) from the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has said that the government has failed to do anything for the Nepalis who have returned from abroad with mutilations.
KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The newly-elected House of Representatives (HoR) Speaker Devraj Ghimire has said that the lower house of parliament would encourage healthy and policy debates in a properly managed way.
The newly-elected House of Representatives (HoR) on Thursday picked CPN-UML’s Devraj Ghimire as its Speaker. While the ruling alliance candidate got 167 votes, his rival candidate Ishwari Neupane of the Nepali Congress (NC) was limited to 100 votes in the 275-member parliament.
KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The Nepal Workers and Peasants' Party (NWPP) has demanded that it be granted the status of the main opposition party in the House of Representatives, the lower house of the Federal Parliament, as per the existing laws.
KATHMANDU, Jan 13: With the date of the election of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the race has started among the UML leaders to run for the Speaker. The Parliament Secretariat is going to make a schedule for the election to be held on January 19, and fix the time for submitting nominations till January 18. In the House of Representatives, the Speaker will be elected with the support of the majority of MPs.