KARNALI, July 15: The Karnali province government is to introduce the province's budget for fiscal year 2021/22 through an ordinance. The province government had on June 15 presented in the Province Assembly a budget of Rs 36 billion 546 million 600 thousand for the next fiscal year.
KATHMANDU, May 29: The government has unveiled a budget of Rs 1.647 trillion, introducing a number of populist programs, despite the widespread concerns from various fronts not to launch such programs at a time when midterm elections have been announced.
KATHMANDU, May 27: Former finance ministers and former vice-chairmen of the National Planning Commission (NPC) have cautioned the government that a full budget introduced through ordinance in the absence of the federal parliament could invite massive economic instability in the country.
KATHMANDU, May 24: Any individual, who breaches the safety protocols enforced by the government in the federal capital may have to face a cash fine of up to Rs 500,000 and a jail term of one year, with the government enforcing the COVID-19 Risk Management Ordinance, 2021 starting Monday.
KATHMANDU, May 23: Prime Minister KP Oli on Sunday said that the government will introduce the next year’s budget through an ordinance, asserting that he is firm to implement the programs that he announced earlier.
KATHMANDU, May 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has issued an ordinance which has now paved the way for the government to impose a state of emergency in the country to contain further spread of COVID-19 pandemic, if deemed necessary.
KATHMANDU, May 16: Prime Minister KP Oli on Sunday said that the annual budget 2021/22 will be introduced through the due parliamentary process amid growing concerns if the new fiscal year’s budget will come through an ordinance.
Human Rights Watch, International Commission of Jurists and Amnesty International have demanded that the government should withdraw ordinance amending law to make appointments to constitutional bodies.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: The ongoing row within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) reached its climax on Tuesday with House Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota deciding not to attend the Constitutional Council meeting that was expected to make crucial nominations at various constitutional bodies
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Responding to the recent issuance of ordinance by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers, the Executive Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the government move is ill-intentional.
KATHMANDU, April 24: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday repealed two ordinances relating to the Constitutional Council and the Political Party Act at the recommendation of the Council of Ministers.
KATHMANDU, April 20: An internal rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has reached to its climax after Prime Minister K P Oli unilaterally decided to introduce an ordinance that makes it easy to split the party
KATHMANDU, Nov 26: President Bidya Bhandari has withheld an ordinance that seeks to amend the Constitutional Council Act 2010 following objection by the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC), which has accused the government of attempting to exclude the main opposition leader from a crucial decision-making process.
KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The 'Civil Servant Adjustment Ordinance-2075' has been presented in today's meeting of the National Assembly. Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration, Lalbabu Pandit, presented the Ordinance in the meeting.
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, June 28: Main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) lawmaker and former health minister Gagan Thapa has registered a motion at parliament drawing the attention of Minister for Education, Giriraj Mani Pokhrel, toward the deadline for endorsing the Replacement Bill on Medical Education Ordinance on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, May 9: Federal Parliament has approved National Medical Education Ordinance 2075 by majority. A meeting of the House of Representatives passed the Ordinance through majority which was proposed by Minister for Education Giriraj Mani Pokharel.
KATHMANDU, March 30: A meeting of the House of Representatives today endorsed an ordinance presented to amend (first) the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) and Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Act.
KATHMANDU, Mar 29: The government has decided to present National Medical Education Ordinance in the Parliament tomorrow. Minister for Education Giriraj Mani Pokherel stated that the government is all set to present the ordinance in the Parliament by Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The central committee of Nepali Congress is meeting at 9 AM at the Prime Minister’s Residence, Baluwatar to finalize provincial parliamentary ordinance. In lack of a clear ordinance, the country’s oldest party hasn’t been able to nominate its provincial parliamentary members.
KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The government has decided to extend the terms of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission for the Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) for a year.
KATHMANDU, Jan 4: As the extended terms of two transitional justice mechanisms are expiring next month even without accomplishing a small portion of their mandated tasks, the government has started necessary preparations to further extend their terms for a year through an ordinance.
KATHMANDU, Dec 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari said that she had authenticated the National Assembly Election Ordinance to resolve the political deadlock and end the ongoing dispute between the CPN-UML and Nepali Congress.
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Senior advocate Khim Lal Devkota has said that the delay in the endorsement of National Assembly ordinance is due to the political reason rather than any constitutional or legal barrier.
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has found herself between a rock and a hard place as the political standoff over an election ordinance shows no signs of ending almost three weeks after the completion of the parliamentary and provincial elections.
Nepali Congress leader Bal Krishna Khand is considered as one of the confidants of party president and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. Khand, who is a former defense minister, spoke to Republica's Ashok Dahal on Wednesday morning about his party's position on National Assembly formation, government leadership handover and the party's recent electoral performance.
KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged CPN (Maoist Center) chairman Puspa Kamal Dahal to request the President to endorse the National Assembly Election Ordinance. Deuba expressed his views in a meeting with Dahal at the Office of the Prime Minister in Baluwatar today.