KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The upper house of parliament has amended the Muluki codes, provisioning an expert committee that will establish medical negligence prior to the arrest of any doctor on a complaint of negligence or malicious intent.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense Ishwar Pokharel has said that the target of sustainable development of the nation could not be ensured through the deposit of capital only.

KATHMANDU, April 20: Various stakeholders have urged the government to amend protectionist migration law and policies which restrict women from going aboard to work as housemaids. They argued that the government’s decision to ban women from going aboard to work as housemaids has escalated gender inequality and forced women to reach labor destinations illegally.

KATHMANDU, Mar 18: Minister of Labor and Employment Gokarna Bista has said that the government is preparing to amend the foreign employment act.

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) on Tuesday held an interaction with cultural experts as it prepares to make amendment to National Cultural Policy 2010.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Political parties have submitted closed lists (amended copy) of their candidates for the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies towards the proportional representation (PR) system.

MAHENDRANAGAR, June 24: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal(RJPN) will partake in the third-phase local level elections though the constitution is not amended.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Senior leader of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) leader Rajendra Mahato has warned that his party will not allow local-level elections in the Tarai region if the constitution amendment bill were not amended by May 18.

Inclusion has been enshrined as a fundamental right. A Nepali can file a writ at the court if the state fails to live up to this promise. Second, the constitution has institutionalized federalism as a tool for self and shared rule. It has provided for three levels of government. The third tier, which is local government and which has direct bearing on lives of people at the grassroots, has been given special powers and functions.

50 laws need to be amended by 2018

February 28, 2017 09:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Nepal needs to amend some 50 laws within next two years to abide by its international commitment to fight flow of dirty money.

'Bill to Control Torture must be amended'

February 27, 2017 11:49 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Experts have said that the Bill to Control Torture, Inhumane, Brutal and Disrespectful Acts 2016 which is currently on hold in parliament does not meet the international standards.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has decided to launch another round of agitation from February 12, if the constitution amendment bill registered in Parliament is not revised and endorsed by the House by then.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Newly appointed Minister for Water Supply and Sanitation, Prem Bahadur Singh has stressed on the implementation rather than the amendment of the constitution.

WASHINGTON, Nov 12: Donald Trump is to huddle Saturday with his White House transition team for a second day over cabinet picks as the president-elect says he is open to keeping parts of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said  that the government is doing homework toward implementing the constitution through the elections.

TANAHUN, Oct 24: CPN (UML) secretary Yogesh Bhattarai has clarified that his party would not be ready to amend the constitution that would separate mountain and Tarai affecting the national integrity in the country.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Minister for Urban Development Arjun Narsingh KC said that the constitution amendment proposal will be registered within 15-30 days after the Dashain festival.

BANEPA, Sept 18: CPN (UML) leader and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has ruled out the possibility of the amendment of the constitution without consultation with his party.

GAIGHAT, Sept 18: CPN-UML Vice-chair and former Deputy Prime Minister Bamdev Gautam has said the constitution of Nepal cannot be amended for fulfilling 'other's' agenda.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said Nepal's constitution could not be amended for 'other's' agenda.

Law on women being amended

September 11, 2016 22:13 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The government is planning to revise the Women, Children and Social Welfare Act.

BHAKTAPUR, Aug 27: CPN-UML General Secretary Ishwor Pokharel has said that his party was ready to amend the constitution in the interest of the country and the people.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, has concluded that the constitution can’t be amended at the interest of other countries.

JANAKPUR, Aug 12: Chairman of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal, Upendra Yadav on Friday warned that his party will wage another protest demanding to nullify the constitution if the constitution is not amended.

NAWALPARASI, June 22: The first general convention of Tarai Madhes Loktantrik Party (TMLP) going on in Nawalparasai has endorsed the party's amended statute. The document was passed by the convention's closed session.

NAWALPARASI, June 22: The first general convention of Tarai Madhes Democratic Party (TMDP) going on in Nawalparasai has endorsed the party's amended statute. The document was passed by the convention's closed session.

MAHOTTARI, June 21: Temporary school teachers across Mahottari on Monday staged sit-in in front of Jaleshwar-based District Education Office (DEO), demanding amendment to the recently revised Education Act.