KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Former Member of Parliament Khemraj Bhatta 'Mayalu' passed away last night. The 76-year-old former MP was receiving treatment for cancer at Bir Hospital, Mayalu's brother Chhabilal confirmed.
KATHMANDU, May 15: Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Amresh Kumar Singh has said “the current political system cannot be saved for too long if those guilty in the fake Bhutanese refugee scam are let go without any meaningful action taken against them.”
KATHMANDU, April 25: Speaker Devraj Ghimire has informed the members of the House of Representatives(HoR) that the post of member of parliament (MP) of Dhaka Kumar Shrestha has been canceled and that he is no longer an MP.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: There was a dispute between MP Amrit lal Rajbanshi and MP Amrita Agrahari on the issue of landlessness. In the meeting of the House of Representatives on Wednesday, the two MPs quarreled.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Amresh Kumar Singh has demanded the government form a high-level committee to identify the real reasons behind the increasing cases of self-immolation and suicide and resolve them.
KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Dilli Chaudhary has been elected as the Parliamentary Party (PP) leader of the Nepali Congress in Lumbini Province Assembly. A NC PP meeting held in Lumbini Province Assembly held on Monday unanimously elected Chaudhary as the leader of the party.
KATHMANDU, July 26: Nepali Congress Member of Parliament (MP) Min Bahadur Bishwakarma has expressed his suspicion that the country may have gone down due to wrong statistics. MP Bishwakarma said this while participating in the discussion on the data bill presented by the government in the House of Representatives meeting on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, July 26: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary and Member of Parliament (MP) Gagan Kumar Thapa has said that it is necessary for the government to focus on the way to build a university and fulfill the responsibilities assigned by the constitution. Speaking at a meeting of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, MP Thapa said that the government is not going the right way, but is going the wrong way in managing the university.
CHITWAN, Feb 22: Former Member of Parliament (MP) Eknath Ranabhat passed away on Monday while undergoing treatment at Chitwan Medical College. He was 69. He had been hospitalized since the past 16 days after he suffered a stroke. He was hypertensive. He breathed his last at 1:58 pm.
DANG, March 9: Born in an economically weak family, Shanta Chaudhary of Dang district was made to work as a housemaid for a landlord of the district at a tender age of 10. From that age, she spent the next ten years working as a kamlari (indentured laborer).
ITAHARI, Nov 7: Nepali Congress leader Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar, who has been elected as member of parliament (MP) for five times, is contesting the upcoming elections from Sunsari-3. CPN-UML's Bhagbati Chaudhary, who was narrowly defeated by Gachchhadar in the second Constituent Assembly elections in 2013, is challenging the veteran NC leader's regime as a common candidate of the left alliance.
KATHMANDU, Oct 13: The Election Commission (EC) has fixed Rs 2.5 million as an election expenditure limit per candidate contesting the upcoming parliamentary elections under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) electoral system. A candidate contesting the provincial assembly elections, however, can spend up to Rs 1.5 million.
KATHMANDU, July 24: Drawing attention of the parliament to the ongoing standoff between neighboring India and China at their tri-junction border point with Bhutan over the Doklam plateau, a lawmaker from the main opposition CPN-UML has urged the government to make Nepal's position clear.
Veteran actor and Member of Parliament Vinod Khanna - the Bollywood heartthrob best known for his roles in films such as “Amar Akbar Anthony,” “Qurbaani” and “Insaaf” - died of cancer at a hospital on Thursday morning.
KATHMANDU, Nov 12: CPN-UML lawmaker Rajan Bhattarai has sought clarification of the government on the Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba's controversial presence in a conference in Goa, India recently.
KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The government on Tuesday registered a bill at Parliament to revise upwards the pay and perks for members of Parliament and other office-bearers, including the speaker and deputy speaker.