Legislature disbands in failure

January 11, 2020 07:50 am

KATMANDU, Nepal — Nepal descended into a new crisis on Sunday after rival political parties in the Himalayan nation failed to reach an agreement on a new constitution before the national legislature’s term expired at midnight.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Major countries including the US, India, China and France have sent messages of congratulations to Nepal on the occasion of Nepal’s National Day, which also marks the fourth anniversary of the promulgation of the new constitution in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has begun talks to form alliance with fringe parties in order to revive the identity movement which has been losing steam since the promulgation of the new constitution in 2015.

KATHMANDU, June 3: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) is holding a National Dialogue on Foreign Policy (NDFP) on June 29 to formulate a common view on the country’s foreign policy in view of the changed political reality and priority of the country following the promulgation of the new constitution.

KATHMANDU, March 8: With the constitution promulgated in 2015 adopting women-friendly provisions, the representation of women has increased significantly throughout the state structure.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Amid fast approaching constitutional deadline to implement fundamental rights as provisioned in the new constitution, parliament on Sunday endorsed all bills related to fundamental rights.