KATHMANDU, June 17: The government has approved the draft of the memorandum of understanding on the establishment of a mechanism to facilitate the programs and projects in Nepal with support from the People's Republic of China.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Electricity tariff in Nepal is one of the highest in South Asia. Experts say unregulated power purchase agreements signed with hydropower developers by Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is one of the reasons that has made electricity expensive in Nepal.
BUTWAL, Rupandehi, Jan 25: State Chief of Province No. 5 Uma Kanta Jha today said that he was holding consultations with different political parties, legal experts and other stakeholders for the formation of the province government.
KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Uncertainty continues over the formation of a new government as incumbent Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba appears determined to stay in office at least until the election of the upper house of parliament.
KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The process to form a new government would start soon after resolving a few technical hurdles, CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal said on Thursday as he reiterated his commitment to stick to the left alliance.
CHITWAN, Jan 4: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Thursday reiterated that the unification of the CPN (UML) and Maoist Center would take place before the formation of the new government, as ongoing consultations in this regard, he said, were taking positive steps.
BHAKTAPUR, Dec 31: CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Agni Prasad Sapkota has said that Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba should tender his resignation immediately to pave the way for the formation of a new government.
KATHMANDU, Dec 30: CPN (Maoist Center) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that intensive efforts are on for the unification between the CPN (Maoist Center) and the CPN-UML before the new government is formed.
KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Even as President Bidya Devi Bhandari authenticated the much-disputed National Assembly election ordinance Friday to clear the immediate hurdle to forming the new government, multiple legal riders are still complicating the process. Election officials and legal experts say it may take at least a month more to elect a new government if everything goes as planned.
KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Top leaders of the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have decided to expedite negotiations to resolve the current deadlock over the National Assembly ordinance and formation of new government.
KATHMANDU, Dec 26: As the formation of the new government gets delayed over the National Assembly ordinance row and the unity process becomes uncertain, mistrust between the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center), which had forged an electoral alliance with an understanding to subsequently unify the two leftist parties, has deepened in recent days.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Although the constitution clearly stipulates that a new government needs to be formed within 30 days of the publication of final result for the elections, legal experts are divided over the process for its formation.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: The CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center), that forged an electoral alliance with further plans to unify the two leftist parties, have started formal negotiations for simultaneously expediting party unification and government formation following their resounding victory in the recent parliamentary and provincial assembly polls.
LAHAN, December 14: As homework begins to form the government in Province 2, the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), which secured the most parliamentary and provincial assembly seats in the province, have initiated talks on merging the two parties.
Surya Prasad Shrestha was the chief Election Commissioner both during the last Panchayat election of 1986 and during the first parliamentary election of 1991. In the historical context, how does this old observer of Nepal’s election process see the upcoming federal and provincial elections? Mahabir Paudyal caught up with him at his Maharajgunj residence Tuesday evening.
Khagendra Sangraula, a writer and a critic. He is well-known for his straightforward expressive attitude. While talking regarding the recent formation of Left alliance, Sangraula doubted on reasons behind the composition of the alliance citing that CPN (UML) and CPN (MC) are two parties at opposite poles with different historical background, objectives, nd visions.
KATHMANDU, Oct 10 The CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Center) which recently along with Nayashakti announced the electoral alliance for the nearing elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies have decided to develop common agenda for the National Assembly election.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5: At a time when the government is preparing to register a constitution amendment bill in the Parliament to address the demands of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), the dispute between the UDMF and Federal Alliance (FA) has intensified.
KATHMANDU, July 31: At the deadline given by President Bidya Devi Bhandrai to form a consensus government is expiring on Sunday, the President held consultations with top leaders of major three parties today.
KATHMANDU, July 13: Nepali Congress (NC) is holding a meeting of the Central Working Committee (CWC) of the party on Wednesday to discuss the latest political developments after CPN (Maoist Centre) withdrew its support to the current government.