Former MP Ranabhat passes away

February 22, 2021 18:29 pm

CHITWAN, Feb 22: Former Member of Parliament (MP) Eknath Ranabhat passed away on Monday while undergoing treatment at Chitwan Medical College.  He was 69. He had been hospitalized since the past 16 days after he suffered a stroke.  He was hypertensive. He breathed his last at 1:58 pm.

Former MP Dahal dies

September 20, 2019 15:18 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Former member of parliament Hari Bairagi Dahal passed away on Friday. He was 62.

Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol took oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

RAUTAHAT, May 16: Rautahat District Court has issued an arrest warrant against Kundan Kushahawa, provincial assembly member of the ruling CPN (Maoist Center), for smuggling timber.

DANG, March 9: Born in an economically weak family, Shanta Chaudhary of Dang district was made to work as a housemaid for a landlord of the district at a tender age of 10. From that age, she spent the next ten years working as a kamlari (indentured laborer).

ITAHARI, Nov 7: Nepali Congress leader Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar, who has been elected as member of parliament (MP) for five times, is contesting the upcoming elections from Sunsari-3. CPN-UML's Bhagbati Chaudhary, who was narrowly defeated by Gachchhadar in the second Constituent Assembly elections in 2013, is challenging the veteran NC leader's regime as a common candidate of the left alliance.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: The Election Commission (EC) has fixed Rs 2.5 million as an election expenditure limit per candidate contesting the upcoming parliamentary elections under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) electoral system. A candidate contesting the provincial assembly elections, however, can spend up to Rs 1.5 million.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: A ruling party lawmaker has come down heavily on Supply Minister Shiva Kumar Mandal for overlooking the corruption scandal within an entity under his ministry.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Drawing attention of the parliament to the ongoing standoff between neighboring India and China at their tri-junction border point with Bhutan over the Doklam plateau, a lawmaker from the main opposition CPN-UML has urged the government to make Nepal's position clear.

Veteran actor and Member of Parliament Vinod Khanna - the Bollywood heartthrob best known for his roles in films such as “Amar Akbar Anthony,” “Qurbaani” and “Insaaf” - died of cancer at a hospital on Thursday morning.

Committed to development: MP Bista

January 13, 2017 10:05 am

KANCHANPUR Jan 13: Member of Parliament, Diwan Singh Bista, on Thursday expressed his commitment towards continuing development programmes.

UML MP physically assaulted

December 16, 2016 07:53 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: UML lawmaker Lal Bahadur Rawal has been physically assaulted by his own cadres in a dispute related to local bodies restructuring.

PARBAT, Dec 12: Member of Parliament (MP) Bikash Lamsal on Sunday donated Rs 2 million for the Srimad Bhagawad Gyan Mahayagya at Triveni in southern Parbat.

Agriculture policy a failure: MP Kafle

November 29, 2016 11:00 am

JUMLA, Nov 29: Member of Parliament (MP), Dilli Prasad Kafle, has blamed foreign support as the reason for the failure of Nepal's agriculture policy.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: CPN-UML lawmaker Rajan Bhattarai has sought clarification of the government on the Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba's controversial presence in a conference in Goa, India recently.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The government on Tuesday registered a bill at Parliament to revise upwards the pay and perks for members of Parliament and other office-bearers, including the speaker and deputy speaker.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: CPN (Maoist Center) lawmaker Aman Lal Modi has criticized the government for being reluctant to listen to the demands raised by Dr Govinda KC.