KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Prime Minister KP Oli is planning to fill the longstanding vacancies at various constitutional bodies immediately after the by-elections, which are scheduled for November 30.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: There was huge optimism among people that the country was headed on the path of peace and stability after the formation of a new government with a near two-thirds majority in parliament. But such optimism has started to fade as people from different walks of life have started heating up the street again on a routine basis.

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, June 14: After federal ministries and constitutional bodies appeared reluctant to provide their bylaws, regulations, directives and guidelines to parliament for examination, the Delegated Legislation and Government Assurance Committee of the National Assembly is now planning to disclose the names of these ministries and government bodies in the full House.

KATHMANDU, March 31: The Constitutional Council, which is headed by the prime minister, picked the new head of the Election Commission on Monday just a day after the outgoing chief election commissioner retired from the post.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) has decided to probe the citizenship certificate, academic documents and political affiliation of Muslim Commission Chairperson-nominee Samim Ansari.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee received complaints against the proposed chairperson of the National Muslim Commission, Samim Ansari.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The Constitutional Council (CC) has recommended names for the head of five constitutional bodies.