In the recent meeting of the House of Representatives, Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) lawmaker Manish Jha raised a pertinent question about the relevance of the post of Vice President in the country. This issue has sparked a much-needed debate on the need for reforming constitutional provisions to ensure efficient governance. The questions being raised both inside and outside the Parliament indicate the necessity for improvement in the future.
KATHMANDU, March 17: Eight hundred and twenty-nine votes were cast in the election to the Vice President held at the Federal Parliament Building at New Baneshwar on Friday. A total of 882 voters including 332 members of the federal parliament and 550 members of the Province Assembly were expected to vote in the election.
KATHMANDU, March 17: The counting of votes cast in the election to the Vice President has begun. The counting of votes has begun in two places in the Lhotse chamber of the parliament building in New Baneshwar.
KATHMANDU, March 17: Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) provincial assembly member Mohammad Abdul Kalam Ajaj reached Parliament House at New Baneshwar from the Trauma Center to cast his vote in the vice presidential election.
KATHMANDU, March 17: Astalaxmi Shakya, the candidate for the post of vice president from the CPN-UML, has said that the 10-party alliance set a wrong precedent by not fielding a woman as the vice president candidate after making a male president.
KATHMANDU, March 17: Speaker of the House of Representatives Dev Raj Ghimire cast his vote in the election to the Vice President. The voting under the election is underway at the Federal Parliament Building-based polling centers from 10:00AM today.
KATHMANDU, March 17: Vice-presidential candidate Ramsahay Prasad Yadav has said that after winning the vice-presidential position, he will emphasize the protection of the constitution and the promotion of national unity. He said this while talking to the media after voting in the vice presidential election on Friday. He said that he would give the first priority to complying with the constitution. He said that he will play his role in developing Nepal as a prosperous country.
KATHMANDU, March 17: Voting for the election to the new vice president is underway in the Lhotse Hall of the Federal Parliament Building in New Baneshwar. Voting started at 10AM. Separate polling stations have been set up for federal and provincial assembly members.
KATHMANDU, March 17: Voting for the election to the post of Vice President is taking place today. Astalaxmi Shakya (Bohara) of the CPN-UML, Mamata Jha of the Janamat Party and Ramsahaya Prasad Yadav of the Janata Samajwadi Party are in the race.
KATHMANDU, March 15: The Election Commission (EC) has released the sample ballot paper for the Vice President election. The EC on Tuesday released the sample ballot paper with a candidate's photo for the vice presidential election scheduled to be held on March 17.
KATHMANDU, March 14: The Election Commission (EC) has announced that the silence period for campaigning for the vice presidential election will be enforced from midnight today. The election to the post of vice-president is scheduled for March 17. The prohibition period comes into effect 48 hours before the polling day. That means the silence period will come into force from midnight of March 14 until the polling stations are closed.
KATHMANDU, March 13: Ramsahay Prasad Yadav, one of the two candidates for the post of Vice President from Janta Samajwadi Party (JSP), has intensified his meetings with top leaders seeking votes for himself.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The code of conduct for presidential and vice-presidential elections is being enforced. The code of conduct will be enforced from Wednesday (March 1) to March 19 after the publication of the final list of candidates at 5 pm. The presidential election is being held on March 23 and the vice-presidential election on March 3.
KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said that Dashain should not be made extravagant and pompous. He stated this in a message of best wishes given on the occasion of Bada Dashain festival today.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said that full compliance, protection and development of the Constitution are necessary conditions for building a prosperous nation and an egalitarian society.
KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun and Speaker of the dissolved House of Representatives Agni Prasad Sapkota boycotted swearing-in ceremony of the newly-appointed office bearers of constitutional bodies held at Sheetal Niwas, the President's Office, on Wednesday morning.
KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Rival faction of Chairman of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal and the top leader of Janata Samajbadi Party Dr Baburam Bhattarai have held a joint meeting with Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun at the latter's office in Lainchaur, sparking fresh speculation in the political circle.
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KATHMANDU, April 13: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said the New Year 2077 Bikram Sambat (BS) will provide inspiration to all the Nepalis to demonstrate unprecedented national unity in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.