KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Central committee member of main opposition Nepali Congress Mohan Basnet has claimed that his party must get the post of speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Former Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has been produced before the Kathmandu District Court.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Police have arrested immediate past speaker of the House of Representatives on Sunday, hours after Kathmandu District Court permitted the police administration to launch probe an investigation over alleged sexual harassment accusations against him.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Kathmandu District Court has allowed police to arrest immediate past speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara over alleged rape case filed against him by Roshani Shahi, an employee at the parliament secretariat

Alleged victim to end marriage

October 4, 2019 07:19 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The woman who had initially accused former Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara of raping and assaulting her but later taken a U-turn has reached an agreement with her husband to end their 28-year-long marriage. On Thursday, her husband in a Facebook post shared the agreement between the couple to start the legal process to end their marriage.

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KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Secretariat meeting held on Tuesday has advised Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara to step down both from the posts of speaker and member of lower house of the parliament after the latter has been accused of sexually harassing a female employee.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has advised Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara to step down from his post after the latter has been accused of sexually harassing a female employee.

LAMAHI, Oct 8: Speaker of the Federal Parliament Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that two airports would come into operation in Dang district.

China visit fruitful: Speaker Mahara

September 12, 2018 15:26 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has taken his five-day visit to China as fruitful.

BANKE, July 24: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said political disputes have ended after the country got a new Constitution.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that it was necessary to formulate laws for the implementation of constitution.

TUTH Director Mahara quits

July 20, 2018 18:03 pm

KATHMANDU, July 20: Director of TU Teaching Hospital Professor Dr Dipak Prakash Mahara has resigned his post on Friday.

KATHMANDU May 10: Krishna Bahadur Mahara, the speaker of House of Representative, has said that he will draw the attention of the government toward the need to bring necessary revision in existing laws and policies to usher in economic prosperity.

China congratulated Speaker Mahara

March 12, 2018 14:31 pm

KATHMANDU, March 12: Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, Zhang Dejiang, has congratulated Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara for his election to the post.  Sending a letter, Chairman Zhang congratulated Speaker Mahara for his election to the post of Speaker of the House of Representatives unopposed, said Mahara's aide Rahul Mahara.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has expressed the belief that the country could achieve economic prosperity as well as maintain good governance and rule of law if all problems are resolved through parliament.

Mahara elected speaker unopposed

March 11, 2018 06:05 am

KATHMANDU, March 11: Krishna Bahadur Mahara of CPN (Maoist Center) was  elected unopposed as speaker of the House of Representatives,  Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Newly elected Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that he would assume his duties with a major focus on implementation of the Constitution drafted by the people.

KATHMANDU, Mar 10: Without opposition, Krishna Bahadur Mahara frp, CPN Maoist Center was elected as the speaker of federal parliament today.

Mahara is sole candidate for speaker

March 10, 2018 06:43 am

KATHMANDU, March 10: CPN (Maoist Center) leader Krishna Bahadur Mahara, 58, is set to be elected as speaker of parliament unopposed on Saturday, after the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) decided not to field its candidate for the post.

KATHMANDU, Mar 9: Krishna Bahadur Mahara filed his nomination from CPN Maoist Center to be the speaker of Federal Parliament today.

KATHMANDU, Mar 9: A meeting of CPN-Maoist Center early morning today has agreed to nominate Krishna Bahadur Mahara as speaker of House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU,  March 9: CPN (Maoist Center) is likely to select former deputy prime minister and multiple times minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara as its candidate for the new speaker of the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's plans to expand his three-member cabinet couldn't materialize on Friday either as coalition partner CPN (Maoist Center) failed to furnish names for the posts of speaker of the lower house of parliament and seven ministers which have been allocated to the party.

DOTI, Feb 7: Two candidates have been elected to the National Assembly from Province 7 representing leftist alliance.

POKHARA, Jan 17: CPN (Maoist Center) leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara have accused the government of trying to avoid the people's mandate by presenting constitutional difficulties in regard with the formation of a new government.

DANG, Jan 13: CPN (Maoist Center) leader and House of Representatives member from Dang constituency no. 2, Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said the guarantee of basic facilities such as education, health, drinking water and transport for the entire people of his constituency was his first priority and goal as the member in the federal parliament.

DPM Mahara off to China on six-day trip

September 6, 2017 14:19 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Krishna Bahadur Mahara, left here today for Beijing, Chine, leading a four-member delegation on a six-day official visit at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

DPM Mahara leaving Wednesday for China

September 4, 2017 18:59 pm

KATHMANDU, September 4:  Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara will pay an official to the People's Republic of China from Wednesday, leading a Nepali delegation at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

KATHMANDU, August 31: Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that business of the country should be expanded through the Belt and Road Initiative initiated by China.

KATHMANDU, August 30: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that the government and media should have a common voice in the issues of foreign affairs.

KATHMANDU, August 1: Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said Nepal has maintained warm and friendly relations with all SAARC member states.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara has, expressing gratitude to the Government of Norway for its assistance to Nepal's peace process, relief and rescue efforts during the earthquake and post-quake reconstruction efforts, expected the Norwegian support to the sector of energy as well.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that the government would take forward economic diplomacy with high priority.

CHITWAN, July 10: , July 10: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara has asserted that the disgruntled political parties will be brought on board the upcoming September 18th local level election in Province 2.

RATNANAGAR,July 10: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that the local levels stand as a foundation of economic prosperity of the country.

CHITWAN, July 10: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Krishna Bahadur Mahara said the government would be expanded only after the amendment of the constitution.

DPM Mahara leaves for India

July 2, 2017 11:11 am

KATHMANDU, July 2: Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara today left for New Delhi – the capital of India – at the invitation of his Indian counterpart, Sushma Swaraj.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara has inquired about the safety of Nepali migrant workers in Qatar.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara is leaving for New Delhi on July 2 to lay the ground for the maiden visit of newly-elected Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to the southern neighbor.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara today cast his vote at Rolpa Municipality – 1.

Indian envoy calls on DPM Mahara

June 14, 2017 15:55 pm

KATHMANDU, June 14: Indian ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri has called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs  Krishna Bahadur Mahara at latter’s office in Singha Durbar on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 8: Immediately after his appointment on Wednesday, newly-appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara has decided to form a high-level taskforce to resolve problems faced by those going for overseas employment.

KATHMANDU, June 7: CPN (Maoist Center) has decided that politburo member Krishna Bahadur Mahara would lead the party in the Sher Bahadur Deuba government.

KATHMANDU, May 30: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that the government has started implementation of the federalism through budget.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara, has said that the incumbent government was committed to infrastructure and holistic development of Rolpa district.

YOKOHAMA (Japan), May 5: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara reached Japan today morning to attend the 50th annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Board of Directors.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara Tuesday said the government has moved ahead with the preparations for organizing all three levels of elections within a year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The Ministry of Finance has permitted to merge the Nepal Industrial Development Corporation and Rastriya Banijya Bank.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara, has directed the director general at the Department of Customs Shishir Dhungana to reform the Tribhuvan International Airport Custom office even after changing its all staff.