KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Nepal Police has decided to record the statement of the disgraced former speaker of the House of Representatives, Krishna Bahadur Mahara, on Tuesday from Norvic Hospital, where he has been admitted since last week for treatment.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Following Krishna Bahadur Mahara’s resignation as speaker over a rape allegation, both the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) are staking their claims to the top position in the legislature.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara, who faces allegation of rape, resigned Tuesday to facilitate investigation into the allegations.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Lawmakers have raised various issues of public concern during a special hour at the meeting of House of Representatives on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: The meeting of House of Representatives (HoR) on Tuesday has endorsed the National Identity Card and Vital Registration Bill-2076 BS.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: The meeting of the Agriculture, Cooperative and Natural Resources Committee under the House of Representatives (HoR) has directed the Ministry of Forests and Environment to submit the maps with bordering of national forest within six months.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Lawmakers have drawn the attention of the government on contemporary issues including growing road accidents in different parts of the country.

Aug 20: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

August 20, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Lawmakers have drawn the attention of the government on various issues of public concern during the special hour at the House of Representatives (HoR) on Tuesday.

Three reports tabled to HoR

August 18, 2019 15:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Three reports of different parliamentary committees were presented in today's meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Lawmakers at the House of Representatives (HoR) have drawn the attention of government over various issues of public concern on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, August 6: The meeting of the House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously endorsed a proposal seeking consideration on the amendments suggested by the National Assembly on the Land Use bill, 2075.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The four parliamentary committees under the federal parliament have submitted their respective reports in today's meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, July 4: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has held separate meetings with leaders of different political parties on Sunday with an objective of resuming House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, August 3: The State Affairs and Good Governance Committee under the House of Representatives has passed the report of the Bill on Operation, Supervision and Coordination of Performance of Federal Police and State Police. Committee President Shashi Shrestha said that the meeting held on Sunday passed the report brought by Home Ministry revising it incorporating suggestions of the lawmakers on the report of the bill.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Krishna Bahadur Mahara, has said it was necessary to move ahead by utilizing means and resources, skill and labor in a proper way to accelerate the development activities in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, August 1: The meeting of the House of Representatives(HOR) adjourned till Thursday on Wednesday has been postponed again until August 5 after the all-party meeting called by House speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara failed to forge consensus on issues raised by the opposition parties Nepali Congress and Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The Parliament session was adjourned on Wednesday following the obstruction of the House Proceedings.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) under the House of Representatives has directed office bearers of the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) to carry out their duty without being under pressure and for the welfare of service seekers.

KATHMANDU July 21: The Public Account Committee (PAC) under the House of Representatives (HoR) has constituted a sub-committee on the issues relating to the collection of dues to be raised from several industries for the use of dedicated and trunk line services of the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).

KATHMANDU, July 9: The meeting of the House of Representatives has been deferred for Wednesday following the obstruction of Nepali Congress and Rashtriya Janata Party-Nepal lawmakers today afternoon.

KATHMANDU, July 6: The House of Representatives (HoR) has planned to revise the Passport Bill one and a half months after President Bidya Bhandari returned the bill to parliament for revision, citing the lack of clarity at various places in the legislation.

KATHMANDU, June 20: During the zero hour of today's meeting of House of Representatives, Bharat Kumar Shah of the Nepali Congress demanded the government to withdraw bills related to media council, security council, information technology and human rights, brought against sentiments of the constitution.

KATHMANDU, June 14: The House of Representatives passed a condolence motion on the demise of former education minister Dhaniram Poudel, on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 18: The Finance Committee under the House of Representatives has endorsed the report containing suggestions collected from various parts of the country on the upcoming budget.

KATHMANDU, May 9: The Informal Sector Service Center (Insec) has urged the government to revise the Bill to Amend the NHRC Act 2012 saying the bill forwarded to the House of Representatives for amendment process undermines established universal human rights principles including the Paris Principles.

KATHMANDU, May 6: A today’s session of the House of Representatives continued preliminary discussions on the government's policies and programes for the upcoming fiscal year (2076/77 BS). Taking part in the deliberations, the Lower House members representing opposition parties viewed the fresh policies and programs as abstract and scattered.

KATHMANDU, March 29: The Education and Health Committee under the House of Representatives (HoR) has formed a nine-member sub-committee to study whether the fee determined by the government for MBBS and BDS level education as well as other programs of medical sciences is implemented.

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KATHMANDU, March 7: Today's meeting of the House of Representatives has passed the proposal seeking consideration on 'Public-Private Partnership and Investment Bill-2075', with majority.  Minister for Finance Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada on the behalf of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli presented the proposal.

KATHMANDU, March 7: Lawmakers have voiced for forming an agro-product price determination commission.

Chaudhary might not lose House seat

March 7, 2019 08:08 am

KATHMANDU, March 7: Despite the conviction of House of Representatives Member Resham Chaudhary in the Tikapur lynchings case Wednesday, legal experts have said that he might not lose his parliamentary seat any time soon as he has the right to appeal.

KATHMANDU, March 6: Most of the lawmakers speaking in today's meeting of the House of Representatives suggested the government to resolve the problems of agitating teachers, protesting police intervention on teachers.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada presented the 'Economic Procedure and Fiscal Responsibility Bill - 2075 BS' today in a meeting of the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Today’s meeting of the National Assembly unanimously passed the ‘Bill on Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) (first amendment)-2075’ along with amendment made by the House of Representatives.

TJ bodies to get 3rd new lease of life

February 7, 2019 07:39 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Parliament has endorsed the bill for extending the terms of the transitional justice (TJ) mechanisms, to give a new lease of life to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons, for a year.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: At least 116 questions have been registered at the parliament secretariat seeking written answers from the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers and different ministries or verbal answers from the prime minister and ministers.

SINDHULI, Jan 27: President of the main opposition party Nepali Congress Sher Bahadur Deuba on Saturday claimed that the recent actions of the K P Sharma Oli government are against the spirit of democracy. He said what transpired in the House of Representatives on Friday indicated the leftist government’s inclining towards authoritarianism.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Hunger striker Prof Dr Govinda KC has commented that the National Medical Education Bill, endorsed by the House of Representatives (HOR) today, could not find the ways for long-term reforms in medical education.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Today's meeting of the Women and Social Committee under the Federal Parliament, House of Representatives, has given a string of instructions to the line agencies, including the National Women Commission (NWC) to step up its role in controlling the gender-based violence (GBV).

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Members of the House of Representatives and National Assembly have underscored the need to join the Open Government Partnership (OGP) -- a global movement for improved transparency, accountability and citizen engagement in the governance process.

CHARIKOT, Dec 10: Nepali Congress (NC) leader and member of House of Representatives, Jeep Tshering Lama has handed over five ambulances to local governments of Dolakha.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: A sub-committee under the Education and Health Committee of the House of Representatives (HoR) is to start clause-wise discussions on the proposals for amendments to the National Medical Education Bill in its meeting being held on November 25.

WASHINGTON DC, Nov 7: US Democrats are set to take control of the House of Representatives for the first time in eight years, a crucial victory that spells trouble for President Donald Trump in the second half of his first term in office.

Jeevan Ram Shrestha, member of the House of Representatives has said that Kathmandu- residents should actively participate in politics as well. Speaking at the felicitation program organized by Kathmandu -Ward 19 branch committee of Nepal Rastriya Khadgi Samaj ,  Shrestha stated that the natives of Kathmandu are rich in culture and tradition. Meanwhile, now it is the high time they participated in social and political activities more proactively.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: It's mostly the senior leaders of the major political parties who have been found to be absent in the parliament meetings during the second session of the House of Representatives, which prorogued Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The Parliament Secretariat has announced election date to appoint chairpersons of 10 different thematic committees under the House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: After the deferral of election thrice, 10 thematic committees of the House of Representatives are all set to get their respective chairperson on Friday with the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) finalizing the heads of various parliamentary committees.

Public health bill passed

September 14, 2018 16:13 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The House of Representatives, the lower house of the Federal Parliament, has passed the 'Public Health Bill, 2075 BS', unopposed.