KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Parliamentarians have urged the Minister for Health and Population and his office to be sensitive towards their responsibilities.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Parliamentarians have suggested the government to remain aware and vigilant against exorbitant inflation and black marketing in the daily consumable items including sugar as the major festivals such as Dashain and Tihar were nearby.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Rabi Lamichhane, the Chairman of Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP), has announced that the party's parliamentarians will abstain from availing themselves of service perks and benefits while the parliamentary session remains suspended.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Parliamentarians have drawn the government's attention to the urgent need for effective early preparedness regarding Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) as the monsoon has already arrived in the country, making monsoon-induced disasters likely.

KATHMANDU, June 8: Parliamentarians airing their voices in Wednesday's meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) have demanded action against the state agencies failing to provide services to service-seekers within 24 hours of them approaching for service.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Parliamentarians put forth several demands ranging from mandatory routine presence of top leaders of the political parties in the parliamentary committees meetings and increment in the number of thematic committees in the parliament.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The parliamentarians have proposed to stop the public sale of alcohol during the 15-day campaign period for the Federal Parliament and Provincial Assemblies elections.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The Parliamentary Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights has agreed to extend the statute of limitation for rape cases by one year for adults and two years for minors.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Members of federal parliament have stressed more discussions to revise the statute of limitation on rape cases in the laws.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Members of the House of Representatives (HoR) have stressed the need for making the recently-unveiled budget for upcoming fiscal year 2022/23 productive by considering revisions in it and optimizing the resources.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Taking part in Wednesday’s meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) on the government's annual policies and programs, parliamentarians have stressed on the need to advance an independent economy.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Parliamentarians Surya Pathak and Balkrishna Khad have written to the Federal Parliament Secretariat informing it that they are not taking the Dashain allowances this year.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Lawmakers have drawn the attention of the government over the recent incidents of acid attacks on girls.

KATHMANDU, April 1: The parliamentarians from the main opposition Nepali Congress will donate two-days salary to the victims of the storm-hit Bara and Parsa districts.

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Parliamentarians are the face of a country in a democracy. What they do and say are closely watched by people, media and international observers alike. So when moral questions are raised about parliamentarians, they affect people and the country as well.

KANCHANPUR, Nov 6: Parliamentarians both from Nepal and India of the bordering areas have agreed to construct a dry port at Kanchabhoj of Mahakali Municipality.

SURKHET, Aug 6: Parliamentarians of Karnali Province have demanded relief and free treatment for those killed and injured by the landslide of Khalanga on Sunday morning.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Parliamentarians have demanded the government step up its efforts to arrest the culprit(s) involved in the rape and murder of 13 year Nirmala Panta of Bhimdutta municipality-2 in the federal parliamentarian meeting today.

POKHARA, June 24: A meeting of Province 4 on Sunday will initiate discussions on the viable names for the province and the location of its capital based on a report submitted by a special committee.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is scheduled to address the federal parliament at 4 PM today and brief parliamentarians regarding his objectives of China’s visit. Oli will be visiting China from tomorrow with 20 member jumbo delegates.

DANG, June 12: ​Assembly member of Province 5, Arjun Kumar Shrestha travelled to and fro Butwal - Dang several times in the last 100 days. From his home situated in Dang to the parliament located in Butwal he had to make frequent trips.

SURKHET, June 10: Parliamentarians of Karnali Province have demanded the formation of a high-level probe committee to investigate the murder of Mana Sarki, a Dalit woman member of Naharinath Rural Municipality.

MAKWANPUR, May 31: In a recent provincial assembly meeting of Province 3, parliamentarians demanded the provincial government to declare the permanent provincial capital stating that the issue of the capital should be concluded without any delay.

DHANGADHI, May 16: When a meeting of provincial assembly gets postponed or delayed, it becomes a real trouble for the parliamentarians to find a place to stay until the meeting resumes. Those who arrive earlier than the scheduled time also have to deal with this problem.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Pampha Bhusal, spokesperson of CPN (Maoist Center) was one of the many parliamentarians who questioned security arrangements and civic felicitation during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit on May 11 and 12.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Swiss Ambassador to Nepal Elisabeth von Capeller paid a courtesy call on Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Parliamentarians expressed handful of concerns that has caused resent in local levels during the meeting of federal parliament today. Common national agenda that were raised include bringing investment to boost the country’s economy, timely distribution of grants to earthquake victims to rebuild homes, opening of Tatopani border and those across the country.

KATHMANDU, Mar 29: The ministers of the Federal Executive must answer the questions put up by parliamentarians to hold the government accountable.

KATHMANDU, Mar 11: The Left Alliance has directed all parliamentarians to cast their votes in favor of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, MAR 4: The Federal Parliament Secretariat will decide agenda for the first parliamentarian meet in post-federal system by discussing with representatives of five political parties.

KATHMANDU, March 3: CPN-UML and CPN Maoist Centre are jointly organizing a political training to their members of the federal parliament; House of Representatives and National Assembly today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: The swearing in ceremony of federal parliamentarians has been scheduled for March 4, the Secretariat Federal Parliament said. The following day, President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called the first session of the federal parliamentarians at 4 PM in International Conference Center, New Baneshwor.

MAKWANPUR, Feb 12: The announcement of Hetauda Sub-metropolis to provide land to the parliamentarians of Province 3 along with accommodation facility has drawn flak from various quarters of society.

JHAPA, Dec 21: Chandra Lal Kattel of Shivasatakshi Municipality-10 of Jhapa district had just bade farewell to a group of election campaigners representing the left alliance of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) in an early morning about a month ago.

PALPA, Dec 16: House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly parliamentarians of Palpa have proposed Butwal as the capital of Province 5 in a press statement.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: The parliamentarians from the major opposition party and other fringe parties, in today's special hour in the Legislature-Parliament meeting, came down heavily on the government for its alleged failure in disaster management and relief operation for the flood-survivors in the country.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Despite a decline since the previous Constituent Assembly (CA), Nepal has made it to top position in South Asia in the representation of women in parliament, according to a global study.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Lawmakers speaking in the special hour of the parliament meeting here today have posed many pertinent questions covering the all-three levels of elections.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Parliamentarians speaking in the zero hour of today's parliamentary meeting have drawn the attention of the government about various issues related to their respective constituencies, districts and national issues, mostly concerns over the delay on development works.

DHANGADHI, Oct 5: Minister for Health Gagan Thaha has sought cooperation from parliamentarians to save life of Dr Govinda KC who is currently staging fast-unto-death for the ninth time.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Nepali Congress (NC), the major opposition party, has issued an instruction to all its parliamentarians not to go out of the Kathmandu Valley until July 21.