CAIRO, April 20: Egyptians are being asked to vote on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Constitutional bench has got a full shape after Supreme Court Justice Kedar Prasad Chalise was appointed as a member of the constitutional bench today.

KATMANDU, Jan 8: Three days after having a meeting with the heads of key anti-graft bodies - Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) and Office of the Auditor General (OAG) - the Election Commission (EC) admitted it on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The Supreme Court (SC) has directed the concerned sides to furnish written response within seven days in the petition registered claiming foul play in vote counting of the recently held polls.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Supreme Court is set to make the final constitutional audit of 80 judges that were appointed by the High Court 13 months ago.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The ruling partner Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has expressed its support for restoration of constitutional monarchy and directly elected Prime Minister. RPP prioritize the Nepal as Hindu nation and unitary state with constitutional monarchy as its long-term tactical line.

KATHMANDU, August 2: The meeting today of the Legislature-Parliament endorsed three bills related to the National Dalit Commission, the National Inclusion Commission and the Indigenous Nationalities Commission.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The hearing of the writ petition filed against the impeachment motion registered in the parliament against the then chief Justice Sushila Karki, will take place in constitutional bench of the Supreme Court.

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Thousands of protesters were met with plumes of tear gas in Venezuela's capital Wednesday, just a short distance from where President Nicolas Maduro delivered a decree kicking off a process to rewrite the polarized nation's constitution.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Judicial Council designated Justices Deepak Raj Joshi and Devendra Gopal Shrestha as the member of Constitutional Bench at the Supreme Court.

NEW DELHI, April 19: President Bidya Devi Bhandari said Nepal has made significant strides to institutionalize democracy and inclusive governance in the country following the promulgation of the new constitution.

POKHARA, April 12: Top leaders of the Nepali Congress (NC) have stressed on the need for resolving the ongoing dispute over constitutional issues and bridging the widening gap between Madhes and the Hilly Region to make the upcoming local-level elections a success.

KATHMANDU, March 24: The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered Chief Justice Sushila Karki to designate judges for the Constitutional Bench in the apex court.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Supreme Court (SC) of Nepal has issued a mandamus to Chief Justice (CJ) Sushila Karki to designate judges for the Constitutional Bench.

CHITWAN, Jan 28: CPN-UML Chair KP Sharma Oli has said that UML is determined to avoid constitution and political crisis in the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: The Constitutional Council (CC) has recommended the names of three persons as the members of the Election Commission. A meeting of the CC on Friday took the decision.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Lawmakers speaking in the special hour of the parliament meeting here today have posed many pertinent questions covering the all-three levels of elections.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The Judicial Council (JC) has defended its recent recommendations for the appointment of 80 judges at the seven high courts and their extended benches.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The agitating Madhes-based political parties have suggested to the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center) to remove constitutional difficulties for endorsing the constitution amendment bill through Parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The Supreme Court on Thursday began final hearings in the writ petitions  challenging the appointment of Lokman Singh Karki as  chief of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) and six other cases cncerning him.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: While the main opposition party CPN-UML has been stating that the Constitution itself bars any amendment for changing the provincial boundaries, legal experts opine that amendment could be more a political issue than a technical or legal one.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: CPN-UML Secretary Gokarna Bista has said that the government has been making attempts to invite constitutional crisis in the country in the name of constitution amendment.

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 31: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Monday said the elections of the three structures of the state will be concluded within the time stipulated by the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli, who is also the leader of the main opposition, has accused Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal of inviting Indian intervention in Nepal's constitution amendment issues and signing some of the objectionable points during his visit to India earlier this month. He was referring to the 25-point joint communique issued at the end of the visit.

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

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: The government has been working to complete the task of forming the high courts under the federal system by Sunday, September 18, which is within the deadline set by the new Constitution.

RAJBIRAJ, Aug 18: Sadbhabana Party Chairperson Rajendra Mahata has reiterated his stance that they would not join the government till the amendment to constitution along with delineation of provincial boundary.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Former Prime Minister and CPN-UML Chairman K P Sharma Oli said that he senses a conspiracy to push the country toward a constitutional and political vacuum by not holding three elections by January 2018.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Former Prime Minister and UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday accused that Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center) are in a plan to drive the country toward a political and constitutional vacuum by not holding polls on declared date.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Parliament on Tuesday endorsed the president’s order to remove the constitutional difficulties in electing  a new government, despite criticism from opposition lawmakers.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Legislature-Parliament on Tuesday endorsed the order to remove constitutional difficulties issued by President Bidya Devi Bhandari, with a majority vote.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Sunday said that the government’s recommendation to President for removal of constitutional hurdles for formation of a new government was unnecessary.

KATHMANDU, July 16: With some legal and constitutional experts arguing that a new government cannot be formed unless and until an election for a House of Representatives is held, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who finds himself in a minority in Parliament following the withdrawal of the CPN (Maoist Center) from the coalition government, discussed the constitutional issue with CPN-UML lawmakers at a parliamentary party meeting on Thursday.