Madheshis are angry and worried that the state might deny citizenship to their spouses because a parliamentary committee has endorsed the Citizenship Amendment Bill.  They are angry also because they have been misinformed by politicians and NGO activists about what is there in the Bill.   Lies, propaganda and misinterpretation could breed hate and tear the social fabric, if they are not told the truth on time.

KATHMANDU, June 13: President of the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the whole country has demonstrated national unity on the issue of national interest.

KATHMANDU, June 1: The constitution amendment bill on the new political map of the country tabled earlier in the federal parliament has been published in the Nepal Gazette for information to the public.

KATHMANDU, May 31: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has officially decided to extend its support to the constitution amendment bill related to the new political map of the country put forth by the government in parliament.

KATHMANDU, May 22: The government on Friday registered a bill at the Parliament Secretariat so as to amend the country’s constitution to replace Nepal's old map in the national emblem with the country’s new political and administrative map released recently.

PALPA, March 14: Minister for Foreign Affairs and leader of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that this is not the appropriate time for holding debates on constitution amendment.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Standing committee member of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Suvash Chandra Nemwang on Monday stated that the constitution should not be amended just for the sake of personal benefits.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Leader of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJP-N) Mahendra Raya Yadav has said that his party is ready to join the Oli-led government if the party's key demands are met.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the constitution amendment is essential in achieving the goal of ethnic liberation.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Chairman of Samajbadi Party (SP) on Monday said that it would be counterproductive for Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) if it forged alliance with the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to form a new government in Province 2.

KATHMANDU, June 4: Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) has urged the government to fulfill its commitment for the implementation and amendment of the constitution.