JUMLA, JULY 29: The office-bearers and employees of the Jumla-based Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) have expressed conflicting views about the clash between supporters of Dr Govinda KC and police during the forced airlifting of the agitating surgeon who was then on the 20th days of his 15th fast-unto-death staged at the academy.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Lawmakers of the ruling and opposition political parties were divided in the House on Monday over the issues raised by Dr Govinda KC who is on his 15th fast-unto-death in Karnali.

KATHMANDU, June 29: In yet another dispute over the implementation of federalism, lawmakers have been divided over whether  ongoing development projects being implemented by the federal government should be handed over to the local and provincial levels or not.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Top leaders of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) have been divided along two lines -- for and against joining Prime Minister KP Oli's government -- as the party weighs over options on its future political course in the wake of a two-point power sharing accord between the Nepal Communist Party and the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN).

KATHMANDU, June 5: ​Row over a provision in the parliament regulation has not only widened the rift between the ruling and opposition parties in the House, but also sparked mistrust in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP).

JANAKPUR, May 16: Lawmakers of Province 2 Assembly were divided over Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut’s remarks made during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Nepal visit.

Global opinion divided on self-driving cars

DANG/  RUKUM, April 13: At a time when the CPN (Maoist Center) is pressing to legalize decisions taken by the 'people's government' during the Maoist armed insurgency, including the validation of land transactions, the issue has sharply divided the provincial governments of Karnali Province and Province 5.

KATHMANDU, Mar 27: Lawmakers of National Assembly were divided on the report presented by European Union Election Observation Mission-2017.

Tweets divided over unifier's legacy

January 12, 2018 03:18 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The decision taken by the current government to celebrate Prithvi Jayanti, the birth anniversary of the unifier of modern Nepal King Prithvi Narayan Shah as the National Unification Day has been met with mixed reactions on Twitter.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: With the government delaying to fix the temporary provincial capitals in the seven provinces, leaders and cadres from across the political spectrum have started lobbying for making their hometowns as provincial capitals.

Divided we fall

November 2, 2017 02:00 am

Tackling climate change

Divided loyalty

August 23, 2017 01:30 am

South Asian migrant workers are not only contributing remittances, they are also promoting trade and foreign direct investment, changing global trends.

WASHINGTON, July 18: The implosion of the Senate Republican health care bill leaves a divided GOP with its flagship legislative priority in tatters and confronts a wounded President Donald Trump and congressional leaders with dicey decisions about addressing their perhaps unattainable seven-year-old promise of repealing President Barack Obama’s law.

TAORMINA, May 28: Under pressure from Group of Seven allies, U.S. President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on Saturday, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Seeing no possibility of securing the two-thirds majority required for endorsing the constitution amendment bill, the ruling parties and other political parties supporting the governing coalition have now decided to put the bill to a vote only after  the first phase  local elections on May 14.

ISTANBUL, April 16: Voting has ended in Turkey's historic referendum on whether to approve constitutional changes that would greatly expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Senior leaders of various communist parties of Nepal on Monday held discussion on whether the use of force is essential or not in the growth of communist movement.

KU committee divided over VC appointment

December 15, 2016 07:10 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: A committee assigned to appoint the vice chancellor at Kathmandu University (KU) is divided in two groups, wrangling over recommending the candidates due to political interests.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Lawmakers from big and fringe political parties have stood sharply divided over whether or not to include the threshold provision in the election-related laws.

Madhes-based parties divided on amendment

November 23, 2016 09:10 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Agitating Madhes-based parties, which have been demanding a constitutional amendment, have expressed differing views on the decision of the ruling CPN (Maoist Center) and Nepali Congress to register an amendment bill in Parliament within a few days to address at least four of the concerns of the agitating parties.

Commissioners divided over local units

October 19, 2016 01:30 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The task of restructuring the local units under the new federal system is getting tougher as members of the commission formed to restructure the local units are divided over considering Ilakas as a basis for the restructuring. As a result, the commission has not been able to come up with a new number of local units to be created even after continuous deliberations for the past three days.

Silent and divided

September 28, 2016 00:35 am

As things stand, most public intellectuals hesitate to take sides even on issues that do not require any ifs and buts

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Lumbuwan leaders and intellectuals have been sharply divided over the delineation of the proposed Limbuwan province.

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.