KATHMANDU, Sept 27: The Election Commission (EC) has decided to implement the Election Code of Conduct, 2079 from Wednesday (September 28).

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 16: Kamala Pant, a member of parliament (MP) from the ruling Nepali Congress, has urged all political parties to increase the candidature of women in the direct elections to the provincial assemblies and House of Representatives slated for November 20.

House of Representatives meeting postponed

September 15, 2022 12:24 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: A meeting of the House of Representatives scheduled for today has been postponed. The parliament meeting was called for 1 pm today.

KATHMANDU, September 14: Bhimsen Das Pradhan, a member of the House of Representatives, has complained that there is no evaluation of parliamentarians who come regularly and those who do not.

HoR meeting at 1PM today

September 14, 2022 11:47 am

Kathmandu, September 13: A meeting of the House of Representatives scheduled to be held at 11:00 this morning will now be held at 1 o'clock in the afternoon due to special reasons. It is mentioned in the notice issued by the Secretary of the House of Representatives, Gopalnath Yogi.

HoR meeting put off

September 10, 2022 14:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: The meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) scheduled for today has been postponed till September 14.

KATHMANDU, August 25: The CPN (Unified Socialist) party has recommended the names of Sudesh Parajuli and Ram Prasad Pokharel to contest the upcoming House of Representatives elections slated for November 20 from Kathmandu Constituency 5.

KATHMANDU, August 24: The Agriculture, Cooperative and Natural Resources Committee under the House of Representatives has directed the government agencies concerned to immediately implement the recommendations made by the on-site monitoring report of Tanahun Hydropower Project and Rahuganga Hydropower Project.

KATHMANDU, August 24: The Development and Technology Committee, House of Representatives (HoR) has expressed its concern over the implementation of a 35-kilometer long broad gauge railway from Kurtha of Dhanusha to Bardibas of Mahottari.

KATHMANDU, August 23: CPN (United Socialist) Chairman Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that the candidates of his party will stand in the upcoming House of Representatives (HoR) and provincial assembly elections with their own election symbol  - ‘pen’.

KATHMANDU, August 22: Chairman of Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal, Kamal Thapa, has said that he is ready to form an alliance with the CPN-UML for the November elections to the House of Representatives (HoR) and provincial assemblies.

KATHMANDU, August 23: At the request of the CPN-UML, the House of Representatives (HoR) meeting has been postponed for a week.

KATHMANDU, August 22: The Election Commission (EC) has decided not to allow the use of vehicles with foreign number plates in the elections to members of the House of Representatives and the Provincial Assembly, which is to be held on November 20.

KATHMANDU, August 18: House of Representatives (HoR) members have expressed concern over the pressing issue of waste management in the Kathmandu Valley and sought the government's prompt response to address it.

KATHMANDU, August 16: CPN-UML Chief Whip Bishal Bhattarai has claimed that President Bidya Devi Bhandari sent the Citizenship Bill back to the House of Representatives (HoR) only after consulting with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.

HoR passes Insurance Bill, 2079 BS

August 14, 2022 14:30 pm

KATHMANDU, August 14: The House of Representatives (HoR) has passed the Insurance Bill, 2079 BS.

KATHMANDU, August 9 : CPN-UML MP Binda Pandey has demanded that in the upcoming House of Representatives (HoR) and provincial assembly elections, each party should provide a proportional number of candidates on the basis of gender.

KATHMANDU, August 9: Hridayesh Tripathi, a member of the House of Representatives, has said that the structure and distribution of civil servants in Nepal is flawed.

KATHMANDU, August 7: The House of Representatives (HoR) has sent the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana to the impeachment recommendation committee.

KATHMANDU, August 7: Nepali Congress Member of Parliament (MP) Bhimsen Das Pradhan has said that the service-seekers have to face various obstacles and problems at Bir Hospital.

KATHMANDU, August 7: The main opposition CPN-UML has said that an election government cannot provide business to the House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, August 6: The House of Representatives (HoR) meeting on Sunday will discuss the impeachment motion against former Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JBR, who is under suspension following impeachment motion against him.

KATHMANDU, July 25: The Nepal Citizenship (First Amendment) Bill 2079 BS has been tabled in the meeting of the National Assembly today.

KATHMANDU, July 20: A meeting of the House of Representatives– the lower house of the federal parliament– scheduled for today. The meeting is going to be held at 11AM in the Federal Parliament Building in New Baneshwor.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Women and Social Committee, House of Representatives has directed the National Women Commission (NWC) to deliver its duties more effectively to serve the needs of violence survivors.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Nepali Congress (NC) lawmaker Pushpa Bhusal, a common candidate of the ruling five-party alliance, has been elected as the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The House of Representatives (HoR) has passed the country’s first Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2022. In the meeting of the HoR held on Wednesday, Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand presented Nepal’s first Citizenship Amendment Bill 2022 before the lawmakers.

KATHMANDU, June 23: In a meeting of the House of Representatives today, lawmaker Leela Devi Sitaula expressed her concern over an audio tape leaked to the media about the alleged involvement of people in the judiciary in a bribery scandal.

KATHMANDU, June 19: CPN-UML lawmaker Pradeep Gyawali has stressed the need to investigate the draft agreement related to the State Partnership Program (SPP).

KATHMANDU, June 13: A member of the House of Representatives Sanjay Kumar Gautam has stressed the need for resolving the surge in the prices of seeds, fertilizers, and petroleum products along with other problems faced by farmers.

LIVE: HoR meeting underway

June 13, 2022 13:57 pm

KATHMANDU, June 13: A meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) is currently underway at the federal parliament building in New Baneshwor, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, June 11: The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development has been criticized in parliament for not delivering chemical fertilizers on time. During the discussions on the agriculture ministry in the House of Representatives recently under various headings of the Appropriation Bill, the members of the parliament complained that the farmers were at a grave loss due to the government not delivering fertilizers on time. They urged the government m to pay special attention to this.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Parliamentarians in today's meeting of the House of Representatives drew the attention of the government that people's lives were affected in most parts of the country with the onset of monsoon.

KATHMANDU, June 8: Deliberations on the different headings of various ministries under the Appropriation Bill have begun in today's meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, An urgent proposal was registered and discussed at the House of Representatives (HoR) on Friday to reduce the prices of petroleum products in the country.

LIVE: HoR Meeting Underway

June 3, 2022 15:55 pm

KATHMANDU, June 3: The meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) is currently underway at the federal parliament building in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Hridayesh Tripathi, a member of the House of Representatives, has accused the ministers of setting up trauma centers in places that are convenient to them.

KATHMANDU, May 26: CPN-UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has said that the citizens will not be happy with the policy of the Nepali Congress (NC) and that they are already disappointed to see the country being on the 'rule of Congress'.

Some lawmakers on Monday urged the government to ban beauty pageants in the country.

KATHMANDU, May 21: The meeting of the House of Representatives on Friday endorsed eight ordinances. Three of them -- Nepal Police and Provincial Police (Operation, Supervision and Coordination (First Amendment) Ordinance, 2078; Social Security (First Amendment) Ordinance, 2078; and Acid and Other Hazardous Chemicals (Regulation) Ordinance, 2078--were tabled by Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand.

KATHMANDU, May 17: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, has decided to continue with the obstruction in parliament.

KATHMANDU, March 20: National Assembly Chairman Ganesh Prasad Timalsina has said that the upper house should be allowed to run responsibly even if the parliament sessions have concluded.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Members and cadres of various political parties and student activists have continued with their protests against the US-funded Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement in the New-Baneshwor area, where lies the federal parliament building.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The high-level political coordination committee meeting of the ruling alliance held at the official residence of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Friday has decided to take initiatives for the smooth running of parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Lawmaker Prem Suwal from the Nepal Workers and Peasants Party has expressed concerns over the resumption of the parliament session amid obstructions by the main opposition party, CPN-UML.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Eight parties and fronts have staged a protest outside the federal parliament building against the US-funded Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Agitators demanding the withdrawal of the US government-funded Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) gathered outside the Federal Parliament building in New Baneshwar to protest against the project’s implementation.

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: Floods and landslides have ravaged lives and physical infrastructures across the country. At such a time, the parliament that takes the issues of the people to the government has remained silent.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: The lawmakers of the main opposition CPN-UML have continued obstructing the ongoing session of the House of Representatives (HoR). Today's meeting of the HoR, too, was obstructed by the UML lawmakers.