DHANGADHI, May 15: A meeting of the CPN-UML Sudurpaschim Parliamentary Party has decided to give a vote of confidence to Chief Minister (CM) Dirgha Bahadur Sodari but not to participate in the government immediately.

KATHMANDU, April 14: Laxman Kishor Chaudhary, representing the Nagarik Unmukti Party (NUP), has formally declared his candidacy for the position of Chief Minister (CM) of Sudurpaschim Province on Sunday.

DHANGADHI, March 27: The Nagarik Unmukti Party (NUP) has decided to support the new coalition in Sudurpaschim Province.

KATHMANDU, March 11: The Council of Ministers has recommended President Ram Chandra Poudel to dismiss three provincial chiefs and appoint new provincial chiefs.

KATHMANDU, March 5: In response to the recent shift in political dynamics at the central level, Sudurpaschim Province Chief Minister (CM) Kamal Bahadur Shah has suspended three ministers belonging to the CPN (Maoist Center).

DHANGADI, Jan 28: CPN (Maoist Center) Sudurpaschim has instructed to immediately rectify the decision to change the leader of the provincial parliamentary party. In an official meeting chaired by Province chairman Hariram Chaudhary (Utsav) on Saturday, the party decided to instruct the parliamentary party to correct its decision.

SUDURPASCHIM, Dec 27: The cases of COVID-19 have again emerged in the Sudurpaschim Province. The infection rate was nil until last week, but eight cases have been detected this week.

DHANGADHI, Nov 13: The Sudurpaschim Provincial government has announced to honor three cricket players representing the national team from the province.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: The inaugural convention of the CPN-UML in Sudurpaschim Province is commencing today. UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli is scheduled to visit Dhangadhi for the convention's inauguration.

Kanchanpur, Aug 24: Chief Minister of Sudurpaschim Province, Kamal Bahadur Shah, has said the Gaura festival would further strengthen religious devotion, mutual love, brotherhood, social harmony and solidarity.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) has been put off for half an hour after passing a condolence motion on the demise of Prithvi Bahadur Singh, the Sudurpaschim province government minister for internal affairs and law, in a jeep accident.

KAILALI, June 20: Minister for  Internal Affairs and Law of Sudurpaschim  Province, Prithvi Bahadur Singh, who was injured in a road accident in Bajhang on Tuesday afternoon passed away while undergoing treatment in Nepalgunj.

DHANGADI, June 13: The policies and programs introduced by the Sudurpaschim Provincial government for the next fiscal year 2023/24 have been passed by a majority in the provincial assembly.

KATHMANDU, May 23: A delegation led by Chief Minister of Sudurpaschim Province, Kamal Bahadur Shah, held a meeting with Vice Chairperson of National Planning Commission, Dr Min Bahadur Shrestha, at the Commission's Secretariat in Singha Durbar, today.

KATHMANDU, April 16: The infection rate of coronavirus has started to rise in Sudurpaschim (Far Western) Province for a few weeks. According to the statistics of the Far Western Health Directorate, Dipayal, 223 people were infected in the province in the last 11 days. During this period, 7,084 swab samples were tested by PCR and antigen methods.

KATHMANDU, March 5: Sudurpaschim Chief Minister (CM) Kamal Shah has received overwhelming support from the provincial assembly members  in the vote of confidence on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 5: The CPN (Maoist Center) has instructed its parliamentary party to give a vote of confidence to Chief Minister (CM) of Sudurpaschim Province, Kamal Bahadur Shah.

PM Dahal visits Sudurpaschim

February 13, 2023 13:17 pm

DHANGADHI, Feb 13: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has visited Sudurpaschim today. This is PM Dahal’s first visit to Sudurpaschim after becoming the Prime Minister.

Dhangadi, Feb 12: Prakash Bahadur Deuba, a member of the provincial assembly of the Nepali Congress in Sudurpaschim Province, has been appointed as the Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Naresh Bahadur Shahi of the CPN (Unified Socialist) as the Minister for Economic Affairs.

Sudurpaschim CM to take oath at 3:30 PM

February 10, 2023 15:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Sudurpaschim Province Chief Minister (CM) Kamal Bahadur Shah is scheduled to take the oath of office and secrecy at 3:30 PM today. He is to be sworn in by Province Chief Dev Raj Joshi.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The CPN (United Socialist) is going to send provincial assembly member Naresh Shahi to the Sudurpaschim Provincial government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The newly-appointed Chief Minister (CM) of Sudurpaschim Province Kamal Bahadur Shah is going to take the oath of office and secrecy today. Shah, who was appointed on Thursday, is going to take the oath of office and secrecy today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The meeting of the Sudurpaschim Provincial Assembly has been postponed as Chief Minister Rajendrasinh Rawal will not get a vote of confidence. The meeting scheduled for 1 pm on Wednesday to take the vote of confidence has been postponed.

DHANGADHI, Jan 17: Bhim Bahadur Bhandari of the CPN (Maoist Center) has been elected as the Speaker of Sudurpaschim Province Assembly. Bhandari was elected as the speaker by getting 29 votes in the election held in the meeting of the provincial assembly on Tuesday morning.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Elections are being held today for the election of Speaker of Sudurpaschim Province Assembly. The Provincial Assembly Secretariat said that the election of the Speaker will be held at 1 pm.

DHANGADHI, Jan 11: Rajendra Singh Rawal, a politburo member of CPN-UML and co-in-charge of the province, has staked his claim to the post of provincial chief while Debraj Joshi is seeking the post of chief minister of Sudurpaschim Province.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Sudurpashchim Province Chief Devraj Joshi has called upon provincial assembly members to submit the claim to the post of chief minister.

Tremors felt in Sudurpaschim Province

October 30, 2022 11:48 am

BAITADI, Oct 30: Tremors of an earthquake were felt in the hill districts of Sudur Paschim Province. The earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale struck the province at 9:26 AM this morning and was felt in Baitadi, Bajhang, Doti and other districts.

SUDURPASCHIM, July 14: The second meeting of the Sudurpaschim Province Assembly on Wednesday approved the province government’s budget for the fiscal year 2022/23.

SUDURPASCHIM, July 3:  In the last month, consumers were hit by the rising prices of edible oils, vegetables and other consumer goods. The price rise has especially affected the poor families. With the price hike, poor families are worried about how to include vegetables in their morning and evening meals.

KAILALI, April 21: Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center), Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that there will be coordination among the ruling coalition parties for the local elections in Sudurpaschim Province as well.

KATHMANDU, June 15: Sudurpaschim Province gets an annual budget of Rs 30.33 billion for the next fiscal year.

DHANGADI, May 7: The coronavirus transmission rate has spiked in Sudurpaschim Province. A total of 17 people died from the virus in the Province on Thursday alone.

Hunger is more dreadful than any disease, forcing us to leave our homeland, they say

SUDURPASCHIM, Aug 31: 100 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in Sudurpaschim Province in the last 24 hours.

KAILALI, Feb 9Even seven months after announcing its full-fledged budget, Sudurpaschim Province has not been able to implement its decision to operate its own electric bus service.

KAILALI, Jan 25: Chief Minister of Sudurpaschim Province Trilochan Bhatta has said that the roles of the construction entrepreneurs are important in nation building process.

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Dec 10 : The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA)’s Sudurpaschim Province office has so far settled 3,600 graft cases in the past six years.

DOTI, Sept 28:  With the proposal of a new capital for Province 7, residents of Dipayal are once again taking to the streets, demanding that their city be named the permanent capital of the province.