KATHMANDU, July 26: The Election Commission has granted legitimacy to the Upendra Yadav-led faction of Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP), ending the month-long intra-party row within the party.

China’s four traps

November 28, 2018 00:30 am

Chinese leaders earn their legitimacy not by winning the most votes, but by delivering results

KATHMANDU, March 14: A question has been raised over the legitimacy of the swearing-in of newly elected President Bidya Devi Bhandari after a letter of termination was handed over to Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli few minutes after he administered oath of office and secrecy to Bhandari.

Eroding legitimacy

February 7, 2017 00:35 am

Supreme Court’s rulings reversing Lokman Singh Karki’s appointment and convicting  ​Pradeep Jung Pandey point to a worrisome erosion of the state’s legitimacy

CPN-UML vice-chairman and deputy parliamentary party leader Subas Chandra Nembang had a bird’s eye view of the constitution-making process in Nepal, having served as the chairman of both the first and the second Constituent Assembly.