KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Elections for the new speaker and deputy speaker of the lower house of parliament have become uncertain after the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) failed to settle an internal row over who to pick as candidate for speaker.
KATHMANDU, Nov 6: The government is planning to summon the winter session of parliament at the end of this month and the session is expected to elect a new speaker of the lower house as the post has fallen vacant following the resignation of Krishna Bahadur Mahara.
KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has obstructed the meetings of both the upper and lower houses on Sunday, alleging that the local authorities had refused to even register a complaint against individuals involved in thrashing NC leaders and cadres in a public function in Banke three days ago.
KATHMANDU, July 21: In a rare parliamentary practice, a lower house committee of the federal parliament has overturned a decision of the National Assembly (upper house) over the status of the Administrative Court.
KATHMANDU, June 26: The house of representatives (HoR) has approved the Appropriation Bill 2075 (2019), clearing the legal way for the government to make spending as proposed by Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada for Fiscal Year 2019/20.
KATHMANDU, Feb 16: The lower house of parliament endorsed the replacement bill for the Civil Servants Adjustment Bill in a hurry on Friday, paving the way for civil servants—those choosing adjustment in provincial and local services--to return to federal service through promotion.
KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Two members of the House of Representatives (lower house) have sought the continuation of the specialized Administrative Court (AC), against the decision of the National Assembly (upper house) to dissolve the AC and create an administrative bench each at the seven high courts. Lower house members said so while registering amendments to the upper house report on the Bill on formation of Administrative Court on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The State Affairs Committee (SAC) of the lower house of parliament inspected the under-construction Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track highway on Thursday even as a section of lawmakers on the committee expressed concern over possible clash of jurisdiction with other parliamentary committees.
KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Speaker of the House of Representative Krishna Bahadur Mahara has administered oath of office and secrecy to the newly elected Presidents of 10 thematic committees of the lower house.