KATHMANDU, August 19: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, has exerted pressure on Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Agni Prasad Sapkota to immediately sack 14 of its lawmakers including Madhav Kumar Nepal.
KATHMANDU, March 7: Amid allegations of the Oli-led faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) that Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota had been dancing to the tune of the NCP rival faction, Speaker Sapkota has held a meeting with the rival faction leaders Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal at his office in Singh Durbar Sunday morning.
KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Stating that they have failed to act in line with the duties assigned to them by the constitution, Prime Minister KP Oli has accused the Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun and Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota of acting in such a way as if they were opposition to the government.
KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Speaker of the dissolved House of Representatives, Agni Prasad Sapkota on Sunday said that the process for conducting parliamentary hearings on the political appointments made at various constitutional bodies by the Constitutional Council in December last year cannot move forward as the House of Representatives remains dissolved.
KATHMANDU, June 24: With the 'unilateral' decision of the Speaker Agni Sapkota to put off the meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) till July 1, the implementation of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) projects is now uncertain.
KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Police on Monday morning arrested 12 human rights activists who had assembled outside the President’s Office to protest the appointment of Agni Sapkota, who is accused in an insurgency-era murder. They had assembled in front of the President’s Office where speaker-elect Sapkota had gone to take the oath of office and secrecy.