KATHMANDU, Sept 11: A meeting of the National Assembly today unanimously passed the 'Nepal Police and Province Police (Functions, Operation, Supervision and Coordination) Bill 2076' and the 'Police Adjustment Bill, 2076'.
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.
KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Three different bills-- Police Adjustment Bill-2076, Bill related to Work Execution, Supervision and Coordination of to Nepal Police and Provincial Police -2076 and Environment Protection Bill-2076 have been passed.
KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The meeting of the House of Representatives on Thursday passed the 'Safeguard, Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Bill 2076' and 'Industrial Business Development Institute (first amendment) Bill 20756' unanimously.
KATHMANDU, July 9: The meeting of the National Assembly today passed three bills relating to the appropriation Bill, 2076 today. Financial Bill, 2076; Bill on Recovery of Debt, 2076; and Debt and Guarantee (23rd amendment), 2076 Bill, presented Finance Minister Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada, were passed unanimously by the meeting.
KATHMANDU, July 7: With at least six key bills on hold in parliament following widespread criticisms, stakeholders and members of the general public are now asking what the government's next move will be .
KATHMANDU, Dec 10: The Law, Justice and Human Rights Committee under the House of Representatives is to draw the attention of the government on the need of presenting bill in parliament at the earliest by preparing the details of the laws that clash with the constitution.
KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Both houses of the Federal Parliament have passed 16 various bills related to the implementation of fundamental rights before the deadline of September 18 as stipulated in the constitution.
KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The House of Representatives, the lower house of the federal parliament, today approved the proposal seeking consideration on the 'Racial Discrimination and Practice of Untouchability (Caste-based Discrimination) Crime and Punishment First Amendment Bill, 2075 BS.
KATHMANDU, April 30: The provincial governments have not been able to formulate necessary laws to carry out their regular parliamentary and administrative duties owing to the failure of the central government to provide them sample bills.
KATHMANDU, Oct 7: House meeting on Friday failed to pass key bills due to lack of quorum as lawmakers remained busy in meetings at securing candidacy for upcoming parliamentary elections from their respective parties.
KATHMANDU, Sept 23: As many as 65 lawmakers have registered amendments over the 30 points of the three bills: 'Bill Related to Election of the President and the Vice-President-2074 BS and bill related to 'Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Bill-2074 BS'.
KATHMANDU, Sep 22: The term of the current parliament is likely to end with at least a dozen important bills yet to be endorsed. Under the constitutional provision that paves the way for the commencement of the federal parliament, the current parliament will be dissolved before the provincial assembly and parliamentary elections.
KATHMANDU, Sep 4: State Affairs Committee of the parliament has endorsed the two poll related bills after ruling Nepali Congress (NC) lawmakers dropping their controversial amendment proposals on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Sep 1: Friday's meeting of parliament's State Affairs Committee, which was scheduled to forward the stalled election-related bills after dropping some controversial amendment proposals that would allow corruption-convicted individuals to contest elections, could not make any headway after some Nepali Congress lawmakers sought more time to discuss the amendment proposals.
KATHMANDU, August 24: Although the government has already fixed November 26 as the date for parliamentary and provincial elections, the parliament’s State Affairs Committee (SAC) has been sitting on two election bills allegedly in an attempt to allow those convicted of corruption to contest elections.
KATHMANDU, Aug 9: In a landmark move toward legal reforms, parliament on Wednesday unanimously passed two out of six pending bills to replace the 164 years old Muluki Ain (Civil Code). The Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure Code, Civil Code, Civil Procedure Code, Sentencing Act and Some Nepal Acts Amendment bills, once endorsed, will replace the Muluki Ain, which was introduced by Rana Prime Minister Jung Bahadur in 1853.
KATHMANDU, August 2: The meeting today of the Legislature-Parliament endorsed three bills related to the National Dalit Commission, the National Inclusion Commission and the Indigenous Nationalities Commission.
KATHMANDU, July 30: The Legislature-Parliament today sent the bills related to the election to the House of Representatives and the provincial assembly for clause-wise discussion to the state affairs committee.
KATHMANDU, July 26: Home Minister Janardan Sharma has said after the formulation of necessary policy, the security force was doing exercise to access to the place of landslide and floods within 30 minutes of the disaster.
KATHMANDU, July 20:The newly-elected local representatives and other stakeholders have opposed some of the provisions in some local-level related bills currently in parliament for curtailing the constitutional rights of the local government.
KATHMANDU, July 12: Most of the political parties had strongly mentioned in their election manifestos that various rights and authorities exercised by the Singha Durbar would be taken to the local levels, suiting the changed context.
WASHINGTON, July 10: Republicans expressed increasing pessimism on Sunday about the prospects for the healthcare bill in the U.S. Senate aimed at rolling back Obamacare as lawmakers prepared to return from a week-long recess.
KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Parliament on Wednesday endorsed two election-related bills -- the Bill Designed to Amend and Integrate Laws Related to the Work, Duties and Responsibilities of the Election Commission-2016 and the Bill Designed to Amend and Integrate Laws Related to the Voters List-2017.
KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Parliament is set to endorse two election related bills -- the Bill Designed to Amend and Integrate Laws Related to the Work, Duties and Responsibilities of the Election Commission-2016 and the Bill Designed to Amend and Integrate Laws Related to the Voters List-2017-- in its meeting scheduled for Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Two Bills - the Bill Designed to Amend and Integrate Laws Related to the Works, Duties and Responsibilities of the Election Commission-2016 and the Bill Designed to Amend and Integrate Laws Related to the Voters List-2016 – have been presented before the Legislature-Parliament meeting on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 27: The government has informed the federal alliance which also includes the United Democratic Madhesi Front that it would take together the constitution amendment bill and the bills relating to the elections.
KATHMANDU, Dec 20: After efforts at negotiations between the ruling and opposition political parties yielded no result, the government introduced the constitution amendment bill in House business on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: While the prime minister and other ministers repeatedly claim that the government is ready to hold all three elections -- local, provincial and national, none of the nine election-related laws are ready.
BIRATNAGAR, Nov 18: After his 18-month-old son got diagnosed with brain tumor, Shambhu Singh, a local of Kamaha village of Sunsari district did not think twice before selling off the only plot of land they had to cover the cost of treatment.