Why this delay?

July 1, 2019 09:57 am

With the head of government enjoying comfortable majority in the parliament, one would expect that all constitutional bodies are working as per the stated objectives of those bodies. This has not been the case now. As things stand, the Constitutional Council (CC) headed by Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has failed to appoint heads and other office bearers of various constitutional commissions although the constitution mandates that such appointments are made promptly.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Renowned Bollywood actor Manisha Koirala has asserted that implementing the report submitted by Mathema Commiossion in its entirety is the one and only solution to the present deadlock.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Various constitutional bodies formed to protect and promote the rights of women and other marginalized groups in the country have been facing difficulties carrying out their mandated work due to budget crunch and shortage of personnel, officials said.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The National Information Commission (NIC) of Nepal and the Information Commission of Bangladesh have signed an agreement for mutual cooperation.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Education Consultancy Association of Nepal (ECAN) has welcomed Australian High Commission’s decision to recognize financial documents issued buy all A-listed commercial banks of Nepal for student visa processing.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: At a time when Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is dilly-dallying in receiving the report of the commission on local bodies, the Parliamentary Development Committee has directed the government to immediately receive the report, and announce the date for holding local polls by mid-April.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Ruling parties have reached an understanding not to formally receive the report of the commission formed to restructure the local units under the federal system for the time being although the commission is working to finalize its report within a week.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Government has registered bills to form six constitutional commissions in parliament on Wednesday.