Kathmandu, Sept 17: The Industry and Commerce and Labour and Consumer Welfare Committee under the parliament has directed the Finance Ministry to grant permission for the import of sugar at subsidized rates.
KATHMANDU, Sept 15: On September 7, the day before the Civil Service Day, the Council of Ministers meeting decided to present the Civil Service Bill and the School Education Bill to parliament to give a positive message to the government employees. While the School Education Bill has been registered in parliament, it has not been decided when the Civil Service Bill will be registered.
KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The international non-government organization, ActionAid, has called the attention of the parliament to solve the problems seen due to climate change and to take initiatives for climate justice.
KATHMANDU, Sep 3: The fate of the long-pending Electricity Bill 2080 BS, which has been repeatedly introduced in parliament, remains uncertain as it faces another deliberation in the Federal Parliament.
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: The government has decided to give permission to table the bill designed to amend and integrate laws related to Customs and Bill designed to amend and integrate laws related to Electricity, 2080 in the Parliament.
Kathmandu, Aug 22: A meeting of the National Assembly scheduled for 1:01 PM today has been adjourned for 3:14 PM. According to Federal Parliament Secretariat Secretary General Dr Bharat Raj Gautam, the meeting was postponed by two hours and 13 minutes due to a special reason.
KATHMANDU, Aug 11: President Ramchandra Paudel has expressed his interest in the ongoing deadlock in parliament. According to the President's Press Adviser Kiran Pokharel, President Paudel expressed his concern about the prolonged deadlock within parliament during a meeting held at Sheetal Niwas on Friday morning with Speaker Devraj Ghimire and National Assembly Speaker Ganesh Prasad Timilsina.
KATHMANDU, August 8: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, has continued with the obstruction of parliament after the government refused to form a high-level committee to investigate the 100 kg gold smuggling scam.
KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration, Aman Lal Modi, has said that the government would table the Federal Civil Service Bill in parliament to strengthen the federal administration.
KATHMANDU, August 1: The main opposition party, the CPN-UML, has obstructed parliament today again as the ruling parties rejected the proposal to form a parliamentary probe committee to investigate gold smuggling, arguing that the government’s investigation is underway. As no agreement could be reached between the ruling parties and the CPN-UML, the meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) was adjourned until August 7.
KATHMANDU, August 1: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, which has been obstructing parliament over the issue of gold smuggling, is planning to propose the formation of an parliamentary inquiry committee to investigate the case.
LONDON (AP) — Former Prime Minister Boris Johnson deliberately misled Parliament about the lockdown-flouting parties that undermined his credibility and contributed to his downfall, a committee of lawmakers said Thursday after a year-long investigation.
President Ram Chandra Paudel has been consulting with constitutional experts and lawyers for the past few days, as he faces mounting pressure from the ruling parties to certify the Citizenship Amendment Bill, which was passed by both houses of federal parliament but put on hold by the then President Bidya Devi Bhandari.
The winter session of the federal parliament was an utter failure. Not a single Bill was passed in the four long months of the session which had begun on January 9. This is an extremely disappointing outcome.
Addressing the first meeting of the newly-elected House of Representatives (HoR) on Monday, top leaders of all political parties represented in federal parliament have expressed commitment to work for the cause of people and the country. As the five-year term of the new parliament officially begins with the meeting, the countdown of the days for the lawmakers to fulfill their promises also starts earnestly.
KATMANDU, Jan 3: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is planning to take the vote of confidence in the parliament on January 10. Dahal, who was appointed as the new prime minister on December 25, took the oath of office and secrecy on December 26.
KATHMANDU, Sept 22: There has been widespread criticism of President Bidya Devi Bhandari as she didn’t verify the Citizenship Bill within the deadline. The bill was re-passed by the House of Representatives and the National Assembly and submitted to the President for verification.
KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Suspended Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra SJB Rana has claimed that an impeachment motion was registered against him in parliament after he set the verdict date in the Lalita Niwas land grab scam in which former prime ministers Madhav Kumar Nepal and Dr Baburam Bhattarai, too, are embroiled.