KATHMANDU, March  30: The Central Executive Committee meeting of Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) is being held today. The meeting being held at the party central office in Chyasal is expected to finalize the names of the new ministers from the party.

KATHMANDU, March 27: The Nepali Congress (NC) has called a meeting of the Central Working Committee (CWC) on Tuesday to decide on the ministers who will join the government led by CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The government has decided that ministers and high-ranking government employees will not travel abroad unless absolutely necessary.

RPP Ministers resign en masse

February 25, 2023 13:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Rastriya Prajatantra Party has quit the government.

DEUKHURI, Feb 12: The Lumbini province government has got full shape a month after its formation. Chief Minister Leela Giri has given full shape to the government by inducting seven ministers from four parties who supported his government. He assumed office with a three-member cabinet on January 12.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Orientation training is being given to the members of the House of Representatives even today. The two-day orientation, which started on Thursday to inform the newly-elected MPs about the committee and the dignity required to attend the parliament meeting, continued today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The CPN (Maoist Center) has finalized the names of ministers from the party in Bagmati Province.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17:A power-sharing deal among the ruling coalition parties has been finalized.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) is going to make Shishir Khanal the Minister for Education, Dol Prasad Aryal the Minister for  Labour, Employment and Social Security and Dr Tosima Karki as Minister for Health and Population.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: CPN (Maoist Center) has finalized the names of those who will participate in the government as ministers from the party.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: CPN-UML has decided to make Padam Giri, Bhagwati Chaudhary and Hari Upreti along with Dr Bimala Rai Paudyal ministers in the current Cabinet.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has decided to join the current coalition government under the leadership of RPP Chairman Rajendra Lingden who will be appointed a deputy prime minister and minister for energy. Similarly, Dhruba Bahadur Pradhan and Bikram Pandey will become ministers in the current government from RPP.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: The Election Commission (EC) has instructed security agencies to stop ministers and local executive members from participating in election campaigns without its prior permission.

KATHMANDU, October 13: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has relieved four ministers representing the Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) which left the ruling coalition last week.

SURKHET, August 29: Chief Minister Jeevan Bahadur Shahi of Karnali Province has inducted two new ministers into his Cabinet. Minister for Economic Affairs and Planning, Bindaman Bista and Minister for Water Resources and Energy Development, Ganesh Prasad Singh submitted their resignations on Sunday, leaving two berths in the Cabinet vacant.

SURKHET, August 28: Two ministers of the Karnali provincial government from the CPN (Maoist Center) resigned on Sunday. Minister for Economic Affairs and Planning Bindaman Bista and Minister for Water Resources and Energy Development Ganesh Prasad Singh submitted their resignations to Chief Minister Jeevan Bahadur Shahi.

KARNALI, August 27: The Parliamentary Party of CPN (Maoist Center) in Karnali Province Assembly has recommended Krishna Shah and Rato Kami as ministers in a bid to make the cabinet inclusive.

KATHMANDU, August 7: There is a tendency to change secretaries and directors general in the departments concerned as soon as the minister changes or there is change in the government. While ministers change at short notice, they are also quick to change top-level government staff, which have weakened the performance of the ministries.

LONDON, July 7: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson battled to remain in office Wednesday, brushing off calls for his resignation after three Cabinet ministers and a slew of junior officials said they could no longer serve under his scandal-plagued leadership.

LONDON, July 6: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face questions in parliament followed by a grilling by senior lawmakers on Wednesday, with his premiership on the brink after a slew of resignations from ministers saying he was not fit to govern.

KATHMANDU, June 27: President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy of four newly-appointed ministers.

KATHMANDU, June 26: The fourth Central Committee(CC) meeting of the CPN (Unified Socialist) has endorsed the party secretariat decision to recall four ministers from the Cabinet.

KATHMANDU, June 14: The ministers concerned have been furnishing replies to the questions raised during the deliberations on the topics related to various ministries under the Appropriation Bill, 2022, in the House of Representatives.

KARNALI, Feb 7: Five newly-appointed ministers of the Karnali Province took oath of office and secrecy on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Bagmati Province Chief Minister Rajendra Pandey expanded his cabinet for the fourth time on Friday. Chief Minister Pandey on Friday inducted three ministers and three ministers of state in his cabinet.

SURKHET, Nov 1:  The term of three lawmakers of the then CPN-UML, who became ministers after saving the government of Karnali Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi by crossing the floor , has come to an end.

KHARTOUM, Oct 25: Soldiers arrested most of the members of Sudan's cabinet and a large number of pro-government party leaders on Monday in an apparent military coup, three political sources said.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: The CPN (Unified Socialist) is to finalize the name of ministers to participate in the government on Friday. A meeting of the party’s Standing Committee decided that the central secretariat meeting to be held today would finalize the ministers, shared its Publicity Department Chief Jagannath Khatiwada.

KATHMANDU, May 20: The Supreme Court has said that it is unconstitutional to give continuity to seven former Maoist Center leaders as ministers even after they lost their position as lawmakers.

SURKHET, April 6: Three ministers representing the CPN-UML in the Karnali Province government have resigned en masse.

PM Oli to reshuffle cabinet today

November 20, 2019 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: After a month-long exercise Prime Minister KP Oli has decided to reshuffle his cabinet on Wednesday, ousting some ministers to induct new faces and shunting some others to new portfolios.

LONDON, Oct 26: Britain’s government denied a newspaper report on Saturday that it will seek to weaken workers’ rights after Britain leaves the European Union, with one minister describing the idea as “completely mad”.

LONDON, Oct 26: Britain’s government denied a newspaper report on Saturday that it will seek to weaken workers’ rights after Britain leaves the European Union, with one minister describing the idea as “completely mad”.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: In an apparent move to quell growing criticism over the government’s failure to deliver despite its near two-third majority grip over parliament, Prime Minister KP Oli made all his ministers sign work performance agreements two weeks ago. The ministers agreed to complete seven to 20 tasks in the next few years.

RAJBIRAJ, July 18: A jumbo team of sitting and former ministers on Wednesday visited the flood-hit areas of Saptari to take stock of the relief work.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The Constitutional Council (CC) headed by the prime minister has failed to pick the heads and other office bearers of various constitutional commissions for years although a provision in the constitution makes a prompt appointment of such officials mandatory.

WASHINGTON, April 4: NATO foreign ministers met Thursday to celebrate the alliance’s 70th anniversary amid rifts between members over security and trade issues.

Ministers reply to lawmakers' queries

February 18, 2019 17:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: In a meeting of the House of Representatives today, lawmakers put questions before Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Giriraj Mani Pokhrel, and Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barshaman Pun about the respective issues.

WARSAW, Feb 13: Foreign ministers and senior officials from 60 nations gather in the Polish capital Warsaw on Wednesday where the United States hopes to ratchet up pressure against Iran despite concerns among major European countries about heightened tensions with Tehran.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: At least 116 questions have been registered at the parliament secretariat seeking written answers from the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers and different ministries or verbal answers from the prime minister and ministers.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Amid some instances of political and religious violence in different parts of the country, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is undergoing treatment at TU Teaching Hospital since Monday, called the defense and home ministers to the hospital on Wednesday to discuss the security situation in the country.

SURKHET, Sept 14: At a time when the provincial government and lawmakers should be busy formulating laws and executing the programs of the budget for the implementation of federalism, the provincial ministers and lawmakers seem to be at leisure.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Most of the chief ministers of the provinces do not seem to be taking their jobs seriously. Instead of busying themselves with measures for implementing federalism and executing development work in their provinces, they have been found preoccupied either attending petty funtions or visiting Kathmandu, the federal capital.

Poor ministers, rich wives

June 24, 2018 01:00 am

As long as we fail to understand true spirit of income and asset declaration, leaders who are expected to set examples will continue to mock the system

SURKHET, June 7: Karnali province has publicized the property details of all ministers according to which Minister for Physical Infrastructure Khadka Khatri is the richest among the ministers while Minister for Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Nanda Singh Budha is the poorest among all.

MAHOTTARI, June 4: There is a pile of cow-dung cakes in one side of the room and some materials wrapped up in a plastic bag in another corner. There are some bundles of fencing wire in the same room and lots of other trash.

KATHMANDU, Jun 1: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has administered oath of office and secrecy to two new ministers in the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN)-led government.

DHANGADHI, June 1: All the ministers of Province 7 have made public their property details.  According to the property details disclosed by Chief Minister Trilochan Bhatta, he doesn’t own any house or land but has a loan of Rs 340,000. He however has Rs 70,000 in a bank, 1 tola gold and 15 tola silver.

KATHMANDU, May 31: A meeting of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) on Thursday asked party Chairman Upendra Yadav to finalize the names of three ministers to represent the party in Prime Minister KP Oli’s cabinet.

KATHMANDU, May 28: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), fifth largest party in parliament, is to join the government very soon.