KATHMANDU, May 10: The Nepali Congress has reiterated the demand for the formation of a parliamentary committee for conducting an impartial investigation into the cooperative scam, blaming the involvement of Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Rabi Lamichhane in embezzling cooperative funds.

KATHMANDU, April 1: The International Relations Committee of the House of Representatives has instructed the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) to submit a clear answer within 15 days regarding the narrow-body aircraft procurement process.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The Law, Justice, and Human Rights Committee of the House of Representatives has called a meeting to deliberate on the ‘Bill to amend the Act on Commission on Investigation of Disappeared Persons, Truth, and Reconciliation, 2071.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The Parliamentary Committee for Sustainable Development and Good Governance has instructed the government to expedite preparation for upcoming COP-29.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Expressing concern over the death of Nepali nationals in Ukraine, the State Affairs and Good Governance Committee under the House of Representatives is set to hold discussion on the issue of Nepalis casualties in the Russia-Ukraine war.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Although the government has the task of controlling the abnormal price increase and black market, sale and distribution of inedible food stuff during the festival, the parliamentary committee lacks efforts to monitor these issues.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: The election of the chairpersons of the parliamentary committees is going to be held on August 28.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) has demanded the formation of a parliamentary committee to investigate the Gaur massacre that killed 28 people on March 21, 2007.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: The chief whips of the ruling and main opposition parties have reached an agreement on the division and distribution of the chairmanship of the parliamentary committees. The discussion between the top leaders which will be held on Monday afternoon will finalize the arrangement of the chairmanships of parliamentary committees.

KATHMANDU, July 29: The Members of Parliament (MPs) have demanded that the parliamentary committee should play an effective role in controlling gold smuggling.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The Finance Committee under the House of Representatives is set to seek response from the Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON) over the process of issuing licenses for a new stock exchange and brokers.

KATHMANDU, April 3: The meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) has passed amendments to the Rules of the House of Representatives 2079 BS with majority of votes.

KATHMANDU, August 29: The Committee on Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation of Directive Principles, Policies and Responsibility of the State, House of Representatives (HoR), presented its annual report in the HoR on Monday.

KATHMANDU, August 9: The House of Representatives is meeting today. The meeting is being held at 11 AM in the Federal Parliament Building, New Baneshwor.

KATHMANDU, July 5: CPN-UML Chair KP Sharma Oli has called for forming a parliamentary committee to investigate the incident of non-availability of CCTV footage at the finance ministry in course of budget formulation.

KATHMANDU, June 17: National Assembly member and former Deputy Prime Minister Bamdev Gautam has claimed that the then Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli had worked to move forward the State Partnership Program (SPP) with the USA.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The Parliamentary Committee on International Relations has told the government to furnish all documents related to the US State Partnership Program (SPP).

KATHMANDU, June 13: A parliamentary committee has called Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to collect information regarding his upcoming visit to the United States of America (USA).

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: A parliamentary committee has directed the concerned ministries to discharge their responsibilities so as to expedite the construction works of Kathmandu-Terai-Madhes fast track project.

KATHMANDU, August 13: Women and Social Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives has directed the government to keep record of the people crossing the checkpoints so that it would be easy to curb human trafficking.

KATHMANDU, March 17: The Parliamentary Joint Hearing Committee has initiated the public hearing process of two high court judges proposed as Supreme Court justices.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: The Industry, Commerce, Labour and Consumer Interest Committee of the federal parliament on Thursday asked the government to make the sugar mill operators clear all past dues of the sugarcane farmers within a week.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: A parliamentary committee has directed the government not to implement the decision to use ‘Nepal’ instead of ‘Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal’ as the official name of the country.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The Women and Social Development Committee under the House of Representatives (HoR) has directed the government to manage relief to pandemic-hit poor and disadvantaged groups.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The parliamentary Industry, Commerce, Labor and Consumer Welfare committee on Thursday formed a taskforce to investigate the controversial network marketing businesses that have recently been granted licenses by the Department of Commerce, Supply and Consumer Protection.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The parliamentary development and technology committee has directed the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport to make necessary management for the safe operation of taxis amid growing concern of the further spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.

KATHMANDU, June 26 :The Development and Technology Committee under the House of Representatives has directed the government to expand the coverage of the internet to all local units, community schools and health institutions at the earliest.

RUKUM (WEST), June 19: The parliamentary committee formed to probe the incident in which six persons were killed at Chaurjahari Municipality-8, Soti in Rukum (West), has started face-to-face consultations with the sides concerned in the district.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Women and Social Committee under the House of Representatives (HoR) has launched a probe into alleged corruption at the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS).

House panel endorses disputed IT bill

December 30, 2019 08:03 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has forced a controversial Bill on Information Technology through a parliamentary committee amid public outcry for amendment and opposition lawmakers writing a joint note of dissent against various provisions that are against the freedom of expression.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The Development and Technology Committee of the Federal Parliament has directed for the early construction of the Hanumante corridor project in Bhaktapur.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Parliamentary committee on Development and Technology on Friday held a discussion on frequent road accidents.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Trashing a government proposal for allowing the excavation, use and trade in nuclear materials in the country, the parliamentary Committee on Education and Health has endorsed a Bill on Safe and Peaceful use of Nuclear and Radioactive Materials that only allows the use of radioactive materials for medical purposes.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: A parliamentary committee is mulling over visiting the Kalapani area of Darchula to take stock of the ground situation amid protests across the country against Indian encroachment of the area.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Parliamentary Committee on State Affairs and Good Governance will be holding a discussion with Prime Minister KP Sharma over Nepali territory Kalapani.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The Public Accounts Committee of Federal Parliament has directed the government to suspend the bidding for supplying the excise duty stickers immediately.

House Committee monitors fair price shops

September 27, 2019 20:35 pm

Kathmandu, Sept 27: A taskforce formed under Sustainable Development and Good-Governance Committee of the National Assembly has monitored Salt Trading and Fair Price Shops which are being operated in the capital from September 9 to October 4 targeting Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festivals.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: A parliamentary committee has instructed the government to reshuffle the existing management of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), concluding that the current management team has appeared incapable of running the institution.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: A probe committee formed to investigate the problems appearing in the newly-purchased vehicles for the parliamentary committee heads have recommended replacing the sub-standard parts and accessories found in the problematic vehicles within seven days.

Three reports tabled to HoR

August 18, 2019 15:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Three reports of different parliamentary committees were presented in today's meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Co-operatives and Natural Resources has passed a 'Bill Related to Land (Eighth Amendment) 2075' on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has said Kumar Poudel, district in-charge of Netra Bikram Chand Group in Sarlahi, was killed on June 20 in a police encounter.

KATHMANDU, July 3: A parliamentary committee on Tuesday directed the government to stop the 20th edition of the IIFA Awards, casting fresh doubts over one of the most prestigious events of the Indian film industry. The Awards to be held in August has triggered a raging political battle ever since Nepal agreed to host it.

KATHMANDU, June 14: A House Committee on Friday directed the government to take action against the Pappu Construction company that has been winning contracts of development projects despite having a reputation of delivering poor structures or leaving its projects incomplete.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: The House of Representatives, International Relations Committee has directed the government to take initiatives for addressing the demands and the issues raised by the former British Gurkha Army soldiers for justice and equality.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: A week after the deaths of a mother and her two sons in a 'chaugoth' (menstruation shed) in Bajura district, a parliamentary committee has decided to pay a field visit to inquire about the incident.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: The State Affairs and Good Governance Committee under the Federal Parliament of Nepal, has directed the Home Ministry to control all activities relating to drug trafficking.