KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The high-level political coordination committee meeting of the ruling alliance held at the official residence of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Friday has decided to take initiatives for the smooth running of parliament.
KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Lawmaker Prem Suwal from the Nepal Workers and Peasants Party has expressed concerns over the resumption of the parliament session amid obstructions by the main opposition party, CPN-UML.
KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Agitators demanding the withdrawal of the US government-funded Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) gathered outside the Federal Parliament building in New Baneshwar to protest against the project’s implementation.
KATHMANDU, Oct 25: Floods and landslides have ravaged lives and physical infrastructures across the country. At such a time, the parliament that takes the issues of the people to the government has remained silent.
KATHMANDU, Sept 30: The lawmakers of the main opposition CPN-UML have continued obstructing the ongoing session of the House of Representatives (HoR). Today's meeting of the HoR, too, was obstructed by the UML lawmakers.
KATHMANDU, Sept 24: CPN-UML lawmakers continued with their protest in the meetings of the House of Representatives (HoR) as well as National Assembly (NA) on Friday. The UML lawmakers have been protesting against Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota for not dismissing the 14 lawmakers whom the party had requested the Parliament Secretariat to take action against.
KATHMANDU, July 18: A meeting of the House of Representatives is scheduled for today after the Supreme Court reinstated it. President Bidya Devi Bhandari on the recommendation of the government, has called the parliamentary session for 4.00 PM today at the parliament building in New Baneshwor.
KATHMANDU, March 19: The aware citizens have been observing the ongoing national politics with keen interest after the restoration of House of Representatives (HoR). They are taken by surprise over the HoR meeting boycotted by the political parties who demanded the restoration of HoR earlier.
KATHMANDU, March 7: The meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) has been put off until March 10 after lawmakers belonging to the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) and Janata Samabadi Party (JSP) started protesting demanding withdrawal of the controversial ordinance on the Constitutional Council (CC).
KATHMANDU, March 4: Leaders of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) visited the Election Commission (EC) office on Thursday to reiterate that their faction is the legitimate NCP since they command a majority in the party.
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday held a discussion with 12 various political parties representing federal, provincial and local levels on the proposed election code of conduct.
KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is also the chairperson of a faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), has reached the Election Commission office to take stock of the poll body's preparations for the upcoming midterm elections and demand that his faction be granted the official recognition as the legitimate NCP and the election symbol ‘sun’.
KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party has termed the Election Commission's decision not to give official recognition to either of the factions of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) ambiguous.
KATHMANDU, Dec 27 : Protesting against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR), students of the rival faction of Nepal Communist Party close to Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal organized a whistle rally in Kathmandu on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 23: Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who was elected as the parliamentary party leader by a rival faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) lawmakers close to Dahal and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal, has said that his first priority would be to restore the dissolved House of Representatives (HoR) and form a new government.
KATHMANDU, June 24: With the 'unilateral' decision of the Speaker Agni Sapkota to put off the meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) till July 1, the implementation of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) projects is now uncertain.
KATHMANDU, June 23: Lawmakers from various political parties spoke on matters pertaining to the country's contemporary issues during a meeting of the House of Representatives held at federal parliament building, New Baneswar, on Tuesday afternoon.
KATHMANDU, June 18: At a meeting of the House of Representatives held at the federal parliament building, New Baneshwar in the capital, on Thursday afternoon lawmakers from various political parties raised various matters pertaining to contemporary issues.
KATHMANDU, June 10: The House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously endorsed a proposal to consider the constitution amendment bill to pave way for replacing Nepal’s map in the national emblem with the country’s new political and administrative map which includes Kalapani, Lipu Lekh and Limpiyadhura.
KATHMANDU, May 26: A meeting of the House of Representatives is currently underway. Lawmakers from various political parties are expressing their views on the contemporary issues including the country's COVID-19 situation.
KATHMANDU, May 11: The parliamentary State Affairs and Good Governance Committee under the House of Representatives on Sunday condemned the unilateral road construction by the Indian government through Lipulekh, a Nepali territory that lies on Nepal’s north-western frontier with China.
KATHMANDU, May 10: Lawmakers have demanded that the government provide information regarding its preparations to tackle the issue of the construction of a link road by the southern neighbor India upto Tibet through the Nepali territory of Lipulekh.
KATHMANDU, May 4: Ever since Bam Dev Gautam,the vice-chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), lost his parliamentary race to the Nepali Congress candidate Sanjaya Gautam in December 10, 2017 in the House of Representatives in Bardiya-1, he has repeatedly expressed a desire to rejoin the parliament and become prime minister of the country.
Our constitution has envisioned bicameral legislature with the House of Representatives as the lower house and the National Assembly as the upper house. Upper House, among other things, is also meant for ensuring the balanced representation. According to the constitution, in the 59-member National Assembly, 56 members are elected by ensuring representation of at least three women, one Dalit and one from persons with disabilities or minorities, from each State by an electoral college composed of members of provincial assembly and chairpersons and vice-chairpersons of the local bodies.
KATHMANDU, March 7: The House of Representatives on Friday held nearly four hours long deliberations on precautionary measures against coronavirus, which has spread to over 90 countries by the end of Friday. Ironically, lawmakers complained of not having water to wash their hands in the parliament building itself.
KATHMANDU, March 4: A session of the House of Representatives today has passed the National Sports Development Bill, 2076 BS. Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bahadur Bishwakarma had presented the bill.