New Beginnings

May 29, 2019 11:05 am

I left my thoughts unchecked and it reached deep into the dark, desolate den of despair. Soon enough my heart was wrung with grief. In the delusional freakishness of the youth I found myself abruptly sobered into sadness.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The Madhes-based parties will join the government if Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's government agreed to form a federal commission to redraw the provincial boundaries, leaders of the Tarai-centric parties said on Sunday.

Even as the left alliance is headed for two-thirds majorities in the House of Representatives and nearly all seven provinces, there are concerns and confusions regarding how the central and provincial governments will be formed. What does the constitution say?

Art with no boundaries

November 17, 2017 10:28 am

Anonymous street artists in Kathmandu have transformed many dull streets of the valley into a vibrant one. Knowingly or unknowingly, legal or illegal, these masterpieces powerfully depict the underlying culture, politics, and history of our country. Often known as murals, urban art or graffiti, most of these street arts have become a center of attraction for many tourists in Kathmandu.

Setting boundaries

July 26, 2017 01:00 am

Nepal must freeze for next 50 years the number of seats in House of Representatives, National Assembly and Provincial Assembly.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has ruled out the possibility of an immediate revision in the federal boundaries even as he expressed readiness to address other demands of the Madhes-based parties given that the latter agree to take part in the local level elections.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: CPN-UML Chair KP Sharma Oli has said the change in the boundaries of the provinces was not the demand of the Nepali people.

'New boundaries unacceptable'

December 2, 2016 04:56 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Following the government's decision to revise the federal boundaries in provinces 4 and 5, locals of the related districts on Thursday shut down public offices and took to the streets for the second consecutive day. Protestors in Gulmi, Dang, Palpa, Argakhanchi, Rolpa and Pyuthan staged demonstration, burnt tires and chanted slogans against the 'anti-people decision'.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The CPN (Revolutionary Maoist) led by Mohan Baidya has taken an exception to some subjects of the constitution amendment proposal that was registered in Parliament on Tuesday, including demarcation of provincial boundaries.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The Election Commission has said that the report prepared by the Federal Commission on Boundaries should be implemented by the second week of September to hold the elections within the deadline.