NEW DELHI, June 8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling alliance could achieve a crucial majority in the Rajya Sabha next year if some small regional parties join the bloc that recently won a massive mandate in the Lok Sabha, according to a projection by an independent research firm.
ISLAMABAD, July 27: Cricket hero Imran Khan has swept to an emphatic victory in a disputed Pakistan election, official figures showed Friday, but without a majority he will need to enter a coalition to take power in the nuclear-armed country.
WASHINGTON, June 28: The seven nations under the Trump administration’s travel ban — upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court — include five majority Muslim countries, prompting dissenting Justice Sonia Sotomayor to assert that the entry restrictions were motivated by “animus toward the Muslim faith.
KATHMANDU, June 2: With the inclusion of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) into the cabinet on Friday, the KP Sharma Oli government now commands a two-thirds majority in parliament. This arithmetic allows the government to take any decision, including amending the constitution.
KATHMANDU, April 2: CPN (Maoist Center) leader and Minister for Forest and Environment Shakti Basnet said that the left alliance government will be converted into a majority government after the formal unification between the two communist parties on April 22.
KATHMANDU, March 12: Majority of justices in the Supreme Court on Monday have suggested to Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli to stop working at the apex court and not to assign any cases to justices.
FALEBAS (Parbat), Feb 28: Former Prime Minister and CPN (Maoist Center Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that the two-third majority government is in the making after six decades in the country.
KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The Oli government is inching closer to bringing the Upendra Yadav-led Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) into the ruling coalition, through a commitment to openness for a constitutional amendment in consensus.
KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Many local bodies across the country are still to recruit Information Technology (IT) officers even though it has already been three months since the government directed them to hire technical hands.
KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The dispute between Nepali Congress (NC) and the CPN-UML over the system for constituting the National Assembly (NA) has delayed authentication of the upper house election ordinance by the president and the formation of the new government.
KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Nepali Congress leader Balkrishna Khand, who is also the chief of party's election publicity committee, said that his party will garner a clear majority in the federal and provincial elections.
KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Nepali Congress central election mobilization committee Coordinator Bal Krishna Khand has claimed that the NC will win a majority in the upcoming elections, as it is the party that has fielded the most number of candidates.
PARIS, August 27: Most French voters are now dissatisfied with Emmanuel Macron’s performance, a poll showed on Sunday, a dramatic decline for a president who basked in a landslide election victory less than four months ago.
KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Nepali Congress (NC)'s former General-Secretary Bimalendra Nidhi has stated that the government was preparing to endorse the constitution amendment bill from parliament by two-thirds majority.
KATHMANDU, July 19: Top leaders of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) on Wednesday urged the government to ensure the required support to endorse the constitution amendment bill before pushing it through the parliament.
PARIS, June 12: President Emmanuel Macron's fledgling party is set to trounce France's traditional main parties in a parliamentary election and secure a huge majority to push through his pro-business reforms, projections after the first round showed on Sunday.
PARIS, June 10: One month after President Emmanuel Macron’s arrival in power, French voters must now choose lawmakers in parliamentary elections starting Sunday that may dramatically reshape the political landscape.
KATHMANDU, April 28: Although the opposition alliance has vowed to foil the constitution amendment bill, the ruling parties are inching closer to securing the requisite two-thirds majority of votes in favor of the 11-point constitution amendment bill tabled earlier in parliament.
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Even as the top leadership of the Nepali Congress (NC) has hinted at pushing ahead with the constitution amendment proposal including revision of the provincial delineations, without support from the main opposition CPN-UML, an overwhelming majority of NC lawmakers appear clearly unhappy.
KATHMANDU, Oct 22: CPN (Maoist Center) lawmaker and member of Impeachment Recommendation Committee, Amanlal Modi, has said the impeachment motion registered in the Parliament against Chief of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lokmam Singh Karki, would be approved by two-third majority.
KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The process for electing the new government by a majority vote in Parliament will begin on Monday as the deadline set by President Bidya Devi Bhandari for forming the government through political understanding ends midnight Sunday.
KATHMANDU, July 20: A Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting of the Nepali Congress (NC) on Tuesday decided to pass the no-confidence motion registered in parliament against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli with overwhelming majority.
KATHMANDU, July 9: The meeting of the Legislature-Parliament today passed with a majority the Appropriation Bill, 2073 BS. Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad Poudel had tabled the Bill seeking parliament ratify it.