KATHMANDU, Sept 18: The House of Representatives (HoR) which witnessed several ups and downs along with dissolution twice, completed its five year-long tenure.

HoR meeting: Annual reports tabled

September 16, 2022 14:23 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The Annual Report of the Judicial Council and Judicial Service Commission for Fiscal Year 2021/22 was tabled in a meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The second meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) on Tuesday unanimously endorsed the 'Bill designed to Amend Some Nepal Act-2079 BS'.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The Election Commission (EC) has said that continuation of the term of members of House of Representatives (HoR) and Provincial Assemblies even after the filing of nominations for the new election is inappropriate.

KATHMANDU, August 29: The Committee on Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation of Directive Principles, Policies and Responsibility of the State, House of Representatives (HoR), presented its annual report in the HoR on Monday.

KATHMANDU, August 22: The meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) and the National Assembly is sitting today.

KATHMANDU, August 18: The House of Representatives (HoR) has endorsed the Citizenship Amendment Bill sent back to parliament earlier by President Bidya Devi Bhandari along with her suggestions.

KATHMANDU, August 18: A proposal seeking an amendment to the Nepal Citizenship (First Amendment) Bill, 2079 BS was approved by the House of Representatives (HoR) today.

KATHMANDU, August 18: In today’s meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR), Speaker Agni Sapkota announced the list of parliamentarians who have been absent for 10 consecutive days or more. The Speaker announced the list of 15 MPs who have been absent for the longest time in the meeting of the HoR.

KATHMANDU, August 18: The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday issued a four-point directive to the government for the effective security management of the elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly scheduled for November 20.

KATHMANDU, August 17: A total of 84 political parties including new ones have submitted their applications for party registration at the Election Commission (EC) to participate in the elections to the members of House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly scheduled for November 20.

Public Debt Management Bill passed

August 16, 2022 16:24 pm

KATHMANDU, August 16: A meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) today passed the 'Public Debt Management Bill, 2022' by a majority. Finance Minister Janardan Sharma had presented a proposal at the meeting seeking the endorsement of the bill.

KATHMANDU, August 16: The letter attached to the Citizenship Bill sent back by President Bidya Devi Bhandari with a message was read out in the House of Representatives (HoR) on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, August 4: The elections to the House of Representatives (HoR) and provincial assemblies will be held in a single phase on November 20.

KATHMANDU, August 2: MP Gajendra Bahadur Mahat of the ruling party CPN (Maoist Centre) has demanded a bill on oath-taking in which the same word is uttered even when in power and in the opposition. He said this while speaking at a meeting of the House of Representatives on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Nepali Congress Member of Parliament (MP) Min Bahadur Bishwakarma has expressed his suspicion that the country may have gone down due to wrong statistics. MP Bishwakarma said this while participating in the discussion on the data bill presented by the government in the House of Representatives meeting on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 26: In today's meeting of the House of Representatives, the Yogmaya Ayurveda University Bill 2079, which originated in the National Assembly, was passed.

HoR passes prison management bill

July 25, 2022 09:57 am

KATHMANDU, July 25: The House of Representatives (HoR) has passed the 'prison management bill, 2076'. Home Minister Balkrishna Khand had presented a proposal seeking the endorsement of the bill received from the Parliamentary Committee on State Affairs and Good Governance along with a report.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Nepal Workers’ and Peasants’ Party (NWPP) lawmaker Prem Suwal has said that passing the Citizenship Bill through fast track is not in the interest of the country.

KATHMANDU, July 15: The House of Representatives (HoR) meeting today approved with a majority the proposal seeking deliberations on the 'Nepal Citizenship (First Amendment) Bill, 2079 BS'.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The candidacy for the post of Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives is being registered for the election of the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives. The election will be held on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The election for the vacant post of Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) is scheduled to be held on coming Friday (July 15).

KATHMANDU, July 13: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, has expressed its objections in a meeting of the House of Representatives today, citing various arms being purchased for Nepal Police in a haste without calling a global tender.

KATHMANDU, JULY 11: The Nepal Police and Province Police (Operation, Supervision, and Coordination - First Amendment) Bill, 2079 BS has been passed by the House of Representatives for the security of the Kathmandu Valley by Nepal Police in coordination with the Province Police.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The possibility of a new member coming to the post of Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) is declining. In the meeting of the HoR, there is a seat for the Deputy Speaker. Ministers sit in that seat as there is no deputy speaker in the HoR.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Many people have started announcing their candidacies even when the date for the election to the House of Representatives hasn’t been confirmed. The wave of announcing candidacy in Kathmandu and various other districts has started along with the government's preparations to announce the election date by mid-July.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) on Monday passed the 'Bill designed to raise national debt, 2022' and the 'Debt and Guarantee (Twenty-fifth Amendment) Bill, 2022' by a majority vote.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Meetings of both the houses under the federal parliament are being held today. The meetings are scheduled to begin  at 1 PM.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Foreign Minister Narayan Khadka has said that Nepal will not move forward with the US State Partnership Program (SPP). During the discussion of the International Relations Committee of the House of Representatives, Minister Khadka said that the SPP would not be taken forward.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The House of Representatives (HoR) meeting on Thursday passed the proposal to consider Finance Bill 2022; Bill Designed to Recover Public Debt 2022 and Bill on Debts and Surety (25th amendment) by a majority of votes.

KATHMANDU, June 15: Justice has been demanded for Niharika Rajput who is said to be a rape survivor.

KATHMANDU, June 15: Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, an MP of the main opposition party CPN-UML and a former minister, has demanded the government to clarify the United States State Partnership Program (SPP) “which it is about to sign”.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Lawmakers have drawn attention of the government to provide chemical fertilizers to farmers in an accessible way.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Former Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Nepal Police, Ramesh Kharel is going to contest the election to the House of Representatives from Kathmandu Constituency no. 1.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Agni Prasad Sapkota has drawn the government’s attention toward the crisis of chemical fertilizers during the major agricultural season and urged it to address the issue promptly.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Lawmakers drew the attention of the government over the delay in the ongoing construction of national transmission lines and their substations across the country.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Member of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Rai has said that the responsibility of waste management in Kathmandu Valley lies with the ruling coalition.

KATHMANDU, June 8: Nepali Congress parliamentarian Gagan Kumar Thapa has urged all the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) dwellers to actively support the campaign to make Kathmandu garbage free.

KATHMANDU, June 8: Lawmaker Asha Kumari Bishwakarma from the main opposition party CPN-UML has demanded the resignation of Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand.

KATHMANDU, June 6: A session of the House of Representatives (HoR) today passed a proposal to seek considerations over a bill to amend some acts relating to the criminal offense and criminal procedure- 2079 BS.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Nepali Congress (NC) lawmaker Gagan Kumar Thapa has expressed concern over a notice issued by the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport Management regarding the installation of embossed number plates on vehicles. Earlier, the Department of Transport Management under the ministry issued a notice stating that embossed number plates are a must for vehicles registered in Bagmati and Gandaki provinces and such number plates must be affixed to all vehicles registered in these two provinces by mid-July.

KATHMANDU, June 6: The ministry-wise discussion on various titles of the Appropriation Bill, 2079 began in the House of Representatives (HoR) from today.

KATHMANDU, June 2: The House of Representatives (HoR), the lower house of the Federal Parliament, continued deliberations on the annual estimate of income and expenditure (budget) for fiscal year 2022/23 for the third day today.

KATHMANDU, June 2: CPN-UML lawmaker Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that the country’s revenue cannot be increased by reducing imports. He made the remarks at a meeting of the House of Representatives on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Member of the House of Representatives Shakti Bahadur Basnet has urged the opposition not to make the budget a race for taking undue credit.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Lawmaker Khimlal Devkota has demanded that the proposed Nijgadh International Airport project in Bara be given continuity. The project has been halted following a Supreme Court order that overturned the government’s earlier decision to build the airport.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Members of the House of Representatives (HoR) have stressed the need for making the recently-unveiled budget for upcoming fiscal year 2022/23 productive by considering revisions in it and optimizing the resources.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed the government's firm commitment to further consolidating the pro-people republican system in the country by successfully completing the elections to the members of House of Representatives (HoR) and National Assembly (NA) this year.

KATHMANDU, May 27: The CPN-UML has objected to a statement made by the Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Dilendra Prasad Badu.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Taking part in Thursday’s meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) on the government's annual policies and programs, parliamentarians have stressed the need for advancing an independent economy.