July 4, 2022 16:30 pm
KATHMANDU, July 4: Members of the National Assembly, the upper House of the federal parliament, have drawn the government’s attention to the problem faced by the farmers due to the shortage of chemical fertilizers. Today, in the special sitting of the Upper House, MP Anita Devkota objected that the budget was spent in an unorganized manner.
May 31, 2022 12:36 pm
KATHMANDU, May 31: Deliberations on the principles of the estimates of income and expenditure for the fiscal year, 2022/23 have begun in today's session of the National Assembly, the Upper House of the Federal Parliament. This followed the proposal of the Finance Minister to hold general deliberations on the budget.
March 20, 2020 13:45 pm
KATHMANDU, March 20: The National Assembly has been suspended until further notice.
March 12, 2020 09:22 am
Our constitution has envisioned bicameral legislature with the House of Representatives as the lower house and the National Assembly as the upper house. Upper House, among other things, is also meant for ensuring the balanced representation. According to the constitution, in the 59-member National Assembly, 56 members are elected by ensuring representation of at least three women, one Dalit and one from persons with disabilities or minorities, from each State by an electoral college composed of members of provincial assembly and chairpersons and vice-chairpersons of the local bodies.
March 11, 2020 07:36 am
KATHMANDU, March 11: With the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) exerting pressure on Prime Minister KP Oli to nominate party Vice-chairman Bamdev Gautam as an upper house member under the presidential appointments quota, constitutional experts are saying that these quota seats should not be given to politicians.
March 4, 2020 07:43 am
KATHMANDU, Mar 4: The National Assembly is set to welcome 18 new members from Wednesday. They were elected to the upper house in January.
February 7, 2020 07:53 am
KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The upper house of parliament removed controversial provisions on mandatory licensing for all working journalists and licensing examinations for aspiring new journalists from the much-talked-about Media Council Bill on Thursday.
January 24, 2020 08:00 am
KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The ruling Nepal Communist Party clean swept the election for 18-member upper house elections Thursday.
January 23, 2020 07:48 am
KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The Election Commission (EC) is conducting National Assembly elections on Thursday to fill 18 seats in the upper house
January 17, 2020 07:51 am
KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday said all preparations for upper house members election scheduled for January 23 have been completed.
January 13, 2020 15:23 pm
KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Members of the Sustainable Development and Good Governance Committee of the National Assembly, the upper house of the federal parliament, have complained that the ministries concerned have failed to obey the committee's directives issued at different times.
January 3, 2020 08:28 am
KATHMANDU, Jan 3: The upper house of parliament on Thursday directed the government to settle boundary issues with India, unanimously endorsing a resolution motion that demands the reclaiming of the Nepali territories of Kalapani, Lipulekh and Limpiyadhura from encroachment by the Indian side.
December 14, 2019 10:34 am
KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The party registration for the National Assembly [upper house] elections has begun from Friday.
September 16, 2019 10:50 am
KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has obstructed the meetings of both the upper and lower houses on Sunday, alleging that the local authorities had refused to even register a complaint against individuals involved in thrashing NC leaders and cadres in a public function in Banke three days ago.
August 21, 2019 16:15 pm
KATHMANDU, Aug 21: A session of the National Assembly today unanimously passed a proposal to send the 'Kathmandu Valley Public Transport ( Management) Authority Bill-2076 BS' to the Legislation Management Committee for clause-wise deliberations.
July 21, 2019 06:58 am
KATHMANDU, July 21: In a rare parliamentary practice, a lower house committee of the federal parliament has overturned a decision of the National Assembly (upper house) over the status of the Administrative Court.
May 25, 2019 08:11 am
KATHMANDU, May 25: After President Bidya Bhandari sent the Passport Bill back to the lower house of parliament without authenticating it, the upper house is likely to revise the bill.
May 13, 2019 15:07 pm
KATHMANDU, May 13: The Federal Parliament members have stressed that development, construction and industrialisation issues should be given priority in the upcoming budget.
May 8, 2019 17:04 pm
KATHMANDU, May 8: The National Assembly (NA) members have demanded the government make sure the smooth operation of Rapti Academy of Health Sciences (RAHS) through the arrangements of budget and medical human resources required towards that end.
April 13, 2019 07:20 am
KATHMANDU, April 13: The annual report of the Office of the Auditor General has questioned the spending of Rs 29.7 million by the federal parliament for decorating the chamber of National Assembly (NA) chairperson Ganesh Timilsina and secretary Rajendra Phuyal.
January 21, 2019 18:00 pm
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January 16, 2019 18:00 pm
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January 16, 2019 16:48 pm
KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Speaking in a zero hour of the National Assembly (NA) session today, the Upper House members drew the attention of the government to several contemporary issues.