DHANUSHA, August 7: State 2 Chief Minister Lal Babu Raut has accused the federal government of creating barriers for building an industrial atmosphere in the state.

RUPANDEHI, May 16: Chief Minister (CM) of Province 5, Shankar Pokharel, and Governor of Gansu Province of the People's Republic of China, Tang Renjian, held an official meeting on at the chief minister's office on Wednesday.

CMs complain about lack of laws

December 10, 2018 08:08 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: While complaining that the failure on the part of the federal government to introduce necessary federal legislations on time had greatly hampered their day to day work, chief ministers (CM) of various provincial governments have asked Prime Minister KP Oli to introduce the legislations including those related to federal civil servants and the federal police at the earliest.

RUPANDEHI, Nov 11: Province 5's chief minister, Shankar Pokhrel met China's ambassador to Nepal, Yu Hong and dwelt into possibilities of Chinese investment in the province.

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 30: Province 1 Chief Minister (CM) Sherdhan Rai has initiated discussions to seek support for his proposal to decentralize the provincial capital by scattering ministries in various districts of the province.

BIRATNAGAR, July 30 : Chief Minister of Province 1 Sherdhan Rai today said the provincial government was all prepared for disaster management during the monsoon.

PARSA, June 22: Province 2 Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut has urged media to play a positive role for the causes of social transformation and positive changes in the society.

Poverty a common problem: CM Gurung

June 10, 2018 16:38 pm

POKHARA, June 10: Province 4 Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung has said poverty is a common problem of all provinces in the country.

RAUTAHAT, June 6: Dismissing rumors about the change in the ruling coalition in Province 2, Chief Minister Lal Babu Raut claimed that no political force can challenge his government until it completes its full five-year term.

RAUTAHAT, June 5: Chief Minister of Province 2 Lal Babu Raut has asserted that the incumbent provincial government will remain for next five years.

KATHMANDU,May 16: The Communist Party of Nepal (Marxist-Leninist) has sought resignation of Province 2 Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut from the post, expressing its reservations to some of his acts during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's the recent Nepal state visit (May 11-12).

JANAKPUR, May 16: Lawmakers of Province 2 Assembly were divided over Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut’s remarks made during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Nepal visit.

JANAKPUR, May 14: Province 2 Chief Minister (CM) Lalbabu Raut has courted controversy for criticizing the country’s constitution and the government during his speech in front of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Janakpur last week. Last Friday, Raut made a speech at a civic felicitation at Rangabhumi grounds of Jankapur to welcome the Indian prime minister.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Adityanath Yogi welcomed the bus that left Janakpur yesterday at Ayodhya.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Chief Minister of Province 4, Prithvi Subba Gurung has expressed dissatisfaction with visiting Indian PM Narendra Modi and his entourage at Muktinath Temple.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Chief Minister of Province 2, Lal Babu Raut said that while the Madesh was part of Nepal, its residents continued to feel discriminated.

DARCHULA, May 9: Chief Minister of Province 7, Trilochan Bhatta, has pledged to make initiation to open the Tinkar checkpoint based in Byas Rural Municipality in Darchula along the Nepal-China border.

SURKHET, April 29: Mahendra Bahadur Shahi, chief minister (CM) of Karnali Province, has demanded special rights for the province in the federal law, citing infrastructural and social backwardness.

HETAUDA, April 27: Chief Minister of Province-3, Dormani Poudel has said the provincial government is sensitive regarding legislating new Act and laws if the prevailing ones were found inadequate in the prompt construction of the houses for the earthquake survivors.

MAKWANPUR, April 20: Chief Minister of Province 3, Dormani Poudel, stressed the need for the provincial government to prioritize development of education that can excel in international competition.

MAKAWANPUR April 18: Defending the previous government's decision on provincial capitals, former prime minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Tuesday urged Dormani Poudel, chief minister (CM) of Province 3, not to shift the provincial capital from Hetauda to elsewhere.

HETAUDA, April 17: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged Dormani Poudel, Chief Minister of Province 3 not to shift the province capital from Hetauda to other location

Province 3: Perks of CM proposed

April 8, 2018 15:12 pm

KATHMANDU, April 8: Chief Minister of Province 3 will be receiving sixty-one thousands as his monthly salary. In total along with communication services his total salary will be seventy-five thousands.

DHANUSHA April 4: Province 2 Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut has said he is committed to developing the province into a hub for technical education.

DHANGADHI, March 23: Chief Minister of Province 7 Trilochan Bhatta said that the provincial government has not been able to work in a full-fledged manner due to delay on the part of the federal government to delegate executive powers to the provincial governments.

PM, CM discussion underway

March 21, 2018 11:43 am

KATHMANDU, March 21: Prime Minister KP Oli, Chief Ministers of all seven provinces, secretaries and chief attorneys has started the discussion at the office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, Singha Durbar today.

KATHMANDU, Mar 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called all seven Chief Ministers, secretaries and chief attorneys to Kathmandu for a discussion on Wednesday.

DHANGADHI, March 16: Referring to the recent gun attack on Mayor Mamata Prasad Chaudhary of Ghodaghodi Municipality in Kailali district, Province 7 Chief Minister Trilochan Bhatta has instructed the security bodies to be on alert to maintain security in the province.

KATHMANDU, Mar 14: Trilochan Bhatta, Chief Minister of Province seven has stated that the province will be prosperous with the proper uses of natural resources.

BUTWAL, Mar 12: Province-5 Chief Minister (CM) Shankar Pokharel on Sunday secured a vote of confidence in the provincial assembly with a two-thirds majority.

CM to seek vote of confidence today

March 9, 2018 11:03 am

POKHARA, Mar 9: Prithvi Subba Gurung, Chief Minister of Province 4 will seek vote of confidence at 1 PM today, the Secretariat of Provincial Assembly said.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Chief Minister Mohammad Lalbabu Raut has said he was totally against starting any confrontation with or maintaining a distance from the central government.

DHANGADHI, Mar 7: Province 7 Chief Minister (CM) Trilochan Bhatta has comfortably secured a vote of confidence in the provincial assembly. In the voting held at the provincial assembly meeting on Tuesday, 38 provincial assembly members voted for him while 10 voted against him

BIRATNAGAR, Mar 1: Chief Minister of Province-1 Sherdhan Rai on Thursday extended his best wishes to all Nepalis on the occasion of Holi festival.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Lal Babu Raut Gaddi, Chief Minister of Province 2 is preparing to expand his cabinet today. Raut will appoint seven ministers from both ruling parties. Province government is likely to have less than 7 ministries.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27:  Province 6 Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi has secured 32 votes in his favor while six lawmakers voted against him.

JANAKPUR, Feb 26: Holding a press conference on Sunday, Province-2 Chief Minister (CM) Mohammad Lalbabu Raut made public his 11 commitments, which include a promise to establish good governance in the province and ease administrative works for the public.

Province 2 CM seeks administrative help

February 25, 2018 07:25 am

JANAKPUR, Feb 25: Province 2 Chief Minister Mohammad Lalbabu Raut has written to Prime Minister KP Oli complaining that he did not receive help from the federal administration. In the letter, Raut has urged PM Oli to provide him administrative help, according to Ajitesh Mishra, press coordinator of the chief minister's office.

DHANUSHA, Feb 22: Province-2 Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut is seeking a vote of confidence from the Provicial Parliament today.

HETAUDA, Feb 19: Chief Minister of Province 3, Dormani Poudel, has said the change in attitude and work style was necessary to see positive outcomes in the society.

KAILALI, Feb 18: Nirmala Badal (Joshi) elected unopposed on the post of a deputy speaker of Province 7 took the oath of office and secrecy Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Governor of Province 6, Durgakeshar Khanal will administer the oath of office and secrecy to Mahendra Bahadur Shahi, Chief Minister of the province at 3:00 PM today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Trilochan Bhatta, CPN (Maoist Center) parliamentary Party leader of Province-7 has been appointed as Chief Minister of Province-7.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Chief Minister Lal Babu Raut has appointed two ministers in Province-2.

Dormani likely to be CM of Province 3

February 9, 2018 12:55 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 9:  Dormani Paudel defeated Astalaxmi Shakya by 10 votes to be elected as the Parliamentary Party leader of CPN (UML) of Province 3. Paudel defeated Shakya in an internal election for the position where Dormani garnered 34 votes while his rival Astalaxmi obtained 24 votes.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9:  Unable to decide on candidate for Chief Minister of Province 3, CPN-UML is holding an internal election for the position today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: A cloud of political uncertainty  hovers over Province 2 as negotiations over the formation of the government in the sole plains-only province fail to gather pace even two months after the elections.

KAILALI, Feb 2: The CPN (Maoist Center) today recommended Trilochan Bhatta to the post of Chief Minister of Province 7.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31:  With the left alliance finalizing power-sharing deal in the provincial governments, aspirants for the chief minister’s post have intensified their lobbying with the party’s top guns. Left alliance will jointly form governments in six provinces.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Former King Gyanendra Shah, who is in a tour of the western region, has reached Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.