KATHMANDU, August 18: Fourteen UML lawmakers including senior leader Madhan Kumar Nepal have filed an application at the Parliament Secretariat not to take action against them.

KATHMANDU, March 7: The federal Parliament Secretariat has registered a notice tabled by the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party that Pushpa Kamal Dahal was recently elected the parliamentary party leader ousting KP Sharma Oli from the post.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The Parliament Secretariat on Monday unveiled a calendar to elect a new speaker of the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Ex-speaker of the lower house of parliament Krishna Bahadur Mahara, who resigned from the post following allegations of the attempted rape of a female  employee at the parliament secretariat last month, rejected most of the allegations in the charge sheet while recording his statement before Kathmandu District Court, Friday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Keeping in view the urgency to elect speaker of the lower house, the government is mulling to recommend to the President to summon the House session by November end, said multiple sources familiar with the latest development.

Speaker of scandal

October 2, 2019 09:13 am

The news of the Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara’s rape attempt on a woman employee working at the parliament secretariat has shocked and infuriated everyone. The public image of Mahara has gone downhill overnight and there are calls for fair investigation over the matter. Mahara has denied allegations of rape.

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KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Staffers at the parliament secretariat have announced agitation from Wednesday demanding resumption of additional perks and allowances for extra hours spent. The additional allowances were stopped since July.