KATHMANDU, Feb 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has assigned eight more ministries to Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal. On the recommendation of PM Dahal, President Bhandari has appointed the Prime Minister to handle the duties of that ministry.
KATHMANDU, Sept 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s decision not to certify the Citizenship Bill has faced widespread criticism. Writ petitions challenging the President’s decision are currently pending at the Supreme Court. But after the end of the term of the House of Representatives, the two bills that reached President Bhandari were approved on Sunday. President Bhandari certified these two bills sent after approval by the Speaker after the end of the term of the House of Representatives.
KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The Loktantrik Samajwadi Party (LSP) executive committee has issued a circular to its subordinate committees to hold nationwide protests against President Bidya Devi Bhandari's refusal to certify the Citizenship Bill.
KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The ruling coalition has concluded that President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s move to refuse to certify the Citizenship Amendment Bill is an insult to and devaluation of the federal parliament.
KATHMANDU, July 1: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that the law professors and students of university have a pivotal role to promote public awareness on the constitution and the law, and its enforcement in society.
KATHMANDU, April 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today decorated distinguished persons, civil servants and individuals from the social sector with various decorations and titles which were announced on the occasion of the Constitution Day (National Day) 2078 BS.
GANDAKI, March 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari inaugurated the first national conference of the judicial committees of the local governments amidst a program at the Pokhara City Hall today. The inauguration took place digitally.
GANDAKI, March 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari arrived in Pokhara to inaugurate the first national conference of the judicial committees of the local governments across the country. The Head-of-State landed here on a Nepal Army (NA) helicopter.
CHITWAN, Feb 19: On the occasion of Democracy Day, President Bidhya Devi Bhandari commuted the sentences of 501 prisoners across the country and granted amnesty to 12 others at the recommendation of the Council of Ministers.
KATHMANDU, Feb 19: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has said that the democratic republic should be linked with the life of the people by making the people feel real change through social justice, equality and prosperity.
KATHMANDU, Feb 13: National Assembly (NA) Vice-chair Shashikala Dahal and deputy speakers of six provinces on Sunday separately called on President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and urged them to implement the principle of gender inclusion
KATHMANDU, Feb 4: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has lauded that the National Assembly (NA) played an important role in coordinating among local, provincial and federal government while implementing the constitution.
KATHMANDU, Nov 18: An eight-member team of the International Boxing Federation (AIBA) which is visiting Nepal at the invitation of the Nepal Boxing Association, met President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 11: President Bidya Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly-appointed province governors amidst a special function organized at Rashtrapati Bhawan, Sheetal Niwas, on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Oct 31: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to visit Lumbini today. “She is scheduled to visit Bajrayan Vihar, worship at Mayadevi and get information about the Lumbini Master Plan,” said Venerable Metteyya Sakyaputta, vice-chairman of the Lumbini Development Trust (LDT).
KATHMANDU, May 23: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has claimed that no complaint can be lodged against the president while she exercises her discretionary rights over the implementation of the articles of the constitution.
DHAKA, March 23: President Bidya Devi Bhandari who is currently on a two-day state visit to Bangladesh visited the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum on Tuesday. The museum was built at local Dhanmondi in commemoration of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahaman known as the founding father of Bangladesh.
SUNSARI, Feb 16: Dr Shekar Koirala, one of the key leaders of Nepali Congress, has said that the nation is facing a crisis due to an irresponsible move taken by President Bidya Devi Bhandari irrespective of her dignity and position.
KATHMANDU, Feb 11: The Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has demanded the immediate release of its leader Ram Kumari Jhakri who was arrested by the police on Thursday for her "demeaning remarks" against President Bidya Devi Bhandari.
KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Ram Kumari Jhakri, a youth leader of the agitating Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, was arrested from her home for committing a crime against the state under Clause 58 of the Criminal Code, 2017, on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: President Bidya Devi Bhandari will not attend the Chhath festival celebration ceremonies at various religious sites in the Kathmandu Valley owing to the fears of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
KATHMANDU, Aug 7: President Bidya Devi Bhandari sent a message on Thursday expressing deep sadness on the loss of lives and the destruction of properties by massive explosion in Beirut to her counterpart Michel Aoun, the President of the Republic of Lebanon.