KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The government has been indecisive about calling the winter session of the federal parliament. The four months from Paush (mid-December to mid-January) to Chaitra (mid-March to mid-April) are considered the time of the winter session of parliament. But the government is preparing to call the session only in Magh (mid-January to mid-February).
KATHMANDU, Oct 8: A meeting of Bagmati Province Assembly is taking place today. Bagmati Province Assembly Speaker Bhuwan Kumar Pathak said that two bills will be submitted for discussion in the meeting called for 3 PM.
KATHMANDU, Nov 30: One term of the federal parliament has been completed. With the election of the members of the House of Representatives (HoR) and the provincial assemblies on November 20, the second term of the federal parliament is about to begin. The results of the election held on November 20 are still coming in from different parts of the country. In most places, the election results have already been announced.
KATHMANDU, Oct 12: With the dissolution of the House of Representatives, several important bills presently in the National Assembly have become inactive as well as stalled. Of the 51 bills registered in the National Assembly, 26 have been passed and six have been withdrawn. A new House of Representatives is needed to move the remaining bills forward in the National Assembly. Bills which have been sent to the House of Representatives and returned are inactive, so new bills have to be registered and moved forward.
KATHMANDU, Sept 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s decision not to certify the Citizenship Bill has faced widespread criticism. Writ petitions challenging the President’s decision are currently pending at the Supreme Court. But after the end of the term of the House of Representatives, the two bills that reached President Bhandari were approved on Sunday. President Bhandari certified these two bills sent after approval by the Speaker after the end of the term of the House of Representatives.
KATHMANDU, Sept 2: The House of Representatives (HoR) meeting gave approval to send the Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Third Amendment Bill 2079 to the relevant committee for discussion.
KATHMANDU, July 29: The National Assembly has passed the Water and Sanitation Bill 2079. The meeting of the upper house of the federal parliament on Thursday unanimously passed the bill tabled by Minister for Water Supply Umakant Chaudhary.
KATHMANDU, July 26: The meeting of the Federal Parliament House of Representatives (HoR)-- the lower house of the federal parliament– will be held today. The meeting is going to be held at the Federal Parliament Building New Baneshwor at 1 PM.
KATHMANDU, July 20: A meeting of the House of Representatives– the lower house of the federal parliament– scheduled for today. The meeting is going to be held at 11AM in the Federal Parliament Building in New Baneshwor.
KATHMANDU, July 20: The Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) has urged Speaker of House of Representatives Agni Prasad Sapkota to take forward the Bills related to economy/finance under consideration or deliberation in the parliament.
KATHMANDU, July 16: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday authenticated various 13 bills as per Article 113 (2) of the Constitution of Nepal, it has been said. The bills reached President Bhandari for the authentication after their passage from both Houses of the Federal Parliament (the National Assembly and the House of Representatives).
KATHMANDU, July 7: Two bills have been presented in the National Assembly. In today's meeting, Secretary of the National Assembly Rajendra Phuyal presented the Madan Bhandari University of Science and Technology Bill-2076 and the Acid and other Hazardous Chemical Substances (Regulation) Bill-2079 passed by the House of Representatives.
KATHMANDU, JULY 6: The House of Representatives has made preparations to pass the bills that have been stalled in the House one after another following the passing of the budget for the Fiscal Year 2079/80 BS. The meeting of the House of Representatives on Wednesday has set an agenda to pass three bills.
KATHMANDU, June 17: The House of Representatives (HoR) meeting on Thursday passed the proposal to consider Finance Bill 2022; Bill Designed to Recover Public Debt 2022 and Bill on Debts and Surety (25th amendment) by a majority of votes.
KATHMANDU, June 10: The House of Representatives has endorsed two bills. A meeting of the lower house of the federal parliament today approved the Bill Related to Amending Some Acts against Sexual Violence, 2022 and the Bill on Amending Some Acts Related to Criminal Offence and Procedures, 2022.
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.