KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Chairman of the Janata Samajbadi Party Nepal, Upendra Yadav has said that the MCC should be taken forward in a manner that is conducive in the interest of the nation and through consensus among the major political parties.

Biratnagar, Jan 1: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said he is seeking to run the party on the basis of consensus.

GAIGHAT, June 23: Chief Minister of State-1 Sherdhan Rai has said the State would be named soon as the process to forge consensus for it was getting finalized.

KATHMANDU, June 5: A secretariat meeting of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has yet again failed to decide about work division among the party's central leaders as top leader Madhav Kumar Nepal opposed the list endorsed by chairmen KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

In principle, Nepal’s foreign policy is guided by the charters of United Nations, SAARC and non-alignment policy.

KATHMANDU, March 13: A consensus has reached on new leadership of Private and Boarding Schools Organisation Nepal (PABSON) in the run-up to its 14th national general convention.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has admitted that it was difficult indeed to forge political consensus in the fluid time, so the Chief Justice had to be picked for the Chairman of the Council of Ministers to conduct election to the second Constituent Assembly so that country would get a new Constitution.

Medical Education Bill near consensus

December 24, 2018 20:36 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Consensus has been reached on majority of the points of the eagerly awaited National Medical Education Bill, 2075.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: The rival factions of the Nepali Congress have reached a consensus on Tuesday regarding the number of the office bearers and their appointment.

RATNANAGAR, Aug 16: The Ratnanagar municipality and agitating seven parties led by Nepali Congress (NC) have reached an 11-point charter of consensus on tax adjustment, putting to an end to the struggle waged to protest rise in tax.

The contrived consensus

June 18, 2018 01:30 am

Through relentless misinformation, public opinion has been manipulated to purvey the belief that nationalism is higher value than democratic practices or even humanitarian concerns

KATHMANDU, April 3: Top leaders from CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) will seek to end the row over the left unification as they meet on Tuesday.

JANAKPUR, Mar 7: Province 2 is preparing to hold its cabinet meeting on Friday to finalize the name of the province and fix its permanent capital among other issues.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the government was working to nominate the provincial chiefs after forging a political consensus.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: In order to forge consensus to appoint provincial heads and temporary capitals, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has called a meeting at Office of the Prime Minister, Balwatar. Leaders from Nepali Congress, CPN-UML, Maoist Center, Rastriya Janata Party and FSFN are participating in the meeting which started at 9 AM.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The government and major political parties have been suggested to find out an outlet to the current political and constitutional deadlock by establishing a good culture on the basis of rule and procedures.

Prez urges for political consensus

December 24, 2017 13:23 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has stressed that political parties must reach an agreement and come up with a solution on the National Assembly Election Ordinance.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: UNDP Nepal and Himalayan Consensus Institute (HCI) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the establishment of a joint initiative for crisis and conflict mitigation in the Himalayan region, which has been highly affected by climate change.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Top leaders of the major political parties remained divided over the contents of the Bill on National Medical Education that is under consideration in the Parliament.

PARIS, July 13: President Donald Trump and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, are looking to set aside differences on trade and climate change and find common ground as they meet Thursday ahead of Bastille Day celebrations in Paris.

KATHMANDU, May 31: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has today held consultations with political parties to acquire information regarding the formation of a consensus government.

POKHARA, May 28: CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that a national consensus was necessary for successful implementation of the constitution.

KATHMANDU, May 23: The government has forged political consensus to table the budget on May 29 as stipulated by the constitution.

Manang drops consensus way

May 17, 2017 01:00 am

POKHARA, May 17: Breaking with the tradition of electing their local representatives unopposed, voters in Manang district decided to go for a vote this time.

KATHMANDU, April 29: Naya Shakti Nepal and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal, which last week announced to use same election symbol, have agreed to field consensus candidate in the local elections slated for May 14.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Ajay Shankar Nayak, has said constitution would be amended with the participation of the major opposition CPN-UML.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Five major political parties have stressed on the consensus among the political parties through dialogue.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Stock market has responded positively to an agreement between the government and the Madhesi parties regarding constitution amendment and local level election reached on Saturday, with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index going up by 35.38 points on Sunday.

BIRATNAGAR, April 22: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Local Development Kamal Thapa has said United Democratic Madhesi Morcha(UDMF) will be ready to ink accord with the government within the next few days.

KATHMANDU, April 11: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has expressed his hope that the new constitution amendment bill to be introduced to the House after much discussions with the oppositions for creating an atmosphere conducive to hold the local-level election will be passed on a basis of political consensus.

KATHMANDU, APRIL 9: As the hope for political consensus revives four weeks ahead of the local elections scheduled for May 14, top guns of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have intensified what appear like 'poll campaigns in the disguise of protest' in tarai districts.

Ex-prez urges political consensus

April 10, 2017 04:42 am

SIRAHA, April 9: Former President Ram Baran Yadav has expressed concern over the political parties' inability to forge a consensus to resolve the current political impasse.

SIRAHA, April 9: Former President Ram Baran Yadav urged that the elections are essential for all the people across the country and suggested leaders to develop consensus to make environment for the elections.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Ruling coalition partner Nepali Congress stressed on holding local level election on the stipulated date while Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal tried to assure Madhes-based parties that he would develop a consensus in next two days to move the constitution amendment bill forward with revision.

CHITWAN, Feb 8: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the government was waiting for an agreement with the agitating Madhesi Front to announce the date for the local poll.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has called the leaders of the Madhesi Front to Baluwatar for discussion on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on  Monday held consultations with the ruling coalition partners, the Nepali Congress and the Madhesi Front, and the Federal Alliance on constitution amendment and election of the local bodies, among other issues.

NAWALPARASI, Jan 30: Nepali Congress General Secretary, Dr Shashank Koirala, said the parties do not have any option but to reach a consensus on implementing the constitution.

NEPALGUNJ, Jan 28: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the local level elections would be held based on consensus of all parties.

CHITWAN, Jan 9: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the constitution amendment bill was tabled in parliament with the consent of the main opposition, CPN-UML. The bill was tabled on Sunday.

ILAM, Dec 31: CPN-UML leader and former Constituent Assembly chair Subas Nembang has stressed on three major parties' unity for the implementation of the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar on Thursday said that she has given a three-day ultimatum to major political parties to forge a consensus on ending the political deadlock.

Parties fail to forge consensus, again

December 26, 2016 19:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The meeting of the seven political parties held at the call of Speaker Onsari Gharti failed to forge consensus on the measures to clear the political deadlock after the parties did not budge from their respective positions.

Political consensus soon: Deuba

December 25, 2016 20:55 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has hoped that the political parties would be successful to forge consensus very soon.

DHADING, Dec 22: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has clarified that the constitution amendment bill was registered in a bid to forge a national consensus.

GADRIYA, Dec 21: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal inaugurated the program of wheat super zone being implemented in the district under the agriculture modernization project in province no 7.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: CPN-UML Chairman K P Oli has said that the opposition parties in parliament have enough strength to foil the constitution amendment bill registered by the government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that the present imbroglio would be put to an end through political consensus and collaboration.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 14: Chairman of the Madhesi Janadhikar Forum (Democratic), Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar, has said that consensus was necessary among three major political parties on the national issues.

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 12: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has stated that consensus with the ruling parties will be forged if the government revokes the newly registered constitution amendment bill.