Do not obstruct justice

August 20, 2019 02:00 am

As the victims of the decade-long insurgency (1996-2006) are voicing their grievances against the government for failing to provide them justice, we have discovered a disturbing development in one of such cases of the conflict era.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The Parliament session was adjourned on Wednesday following the obstruction of the House Proceedings.

Obstruction

July 31, 2019 08:30 am

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KATHMANDU, July 30: Against a background of souring relations with the opposition parties, Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara has left opposition MPs standing for about 40 minutes after the latter trooped into the well chanting slogans to obstruct the House, Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 10: The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has decided to pull out of the restoration of Jagannath and Sree Krishna Mahavishnu (Gopinath) Temples at Hanumandhoka Durbar Square, a World Heritage Site.

KATHMANDU, July 9: The meeting of the House of Representatives has been deferred for Wednesday following the obstruction of Nepali Congress and Rashtriya Janata Party-Nepal lawmakers today afternoon.

RASUWA, July 8: Flood triggered by torrential rainfall has obstructed the road connecting Rasuwagadhi border with the rest of the country.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that he felt hurt by the main opposition Nepali Congress' protest in today's parliament session barring him to address the House.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Lawmakers representing the main opposition Nepali Congress obstructed a meeting of the House of Representatives on Tuesday afternoon.

MAKWANPUR, May 14: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), obstructed the provincial assembly session of Province 3 on Monday, demanding that the permanent capital of the province be fixed without further delay.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has obstructed the National Assembly meeting on Wednesday, demanding legal action against Durga Prasain for his controversial remarks, conclusive talks with agitating Dr Govinda KC and answer from home minister about the use of force in protests by Nepali Congress’ Tarun Dal cadres at New Baneshwar.

CHITWAN, July 4: The Narayangadh-Muglin road section, which was obstructed since 7:30 am today after two landslides, opened for traffic at 16:35 this afternoon.

CHITWAN, June 27: Vehicular movement has been disrupted along the Narayangadh-Mugling road due to heavy landslide taking place at 6:10 AM in Charkilo.

ILAM, May 29: The obstruction in export Nepali tea has continued at the border, leading to severe inconvenience to tea farmers and entrepreneurs. They are still unable to export their products from the eastern border at Panityanki, Jhapa forcing them to use alternative border points that incur more expenses.

GORKHA, April 27: As April 25, 2016, marked two years of the deadly Gorkha earthquake, President Bidhya Devi Bhandari reached Barpak, the epicenter, to lay the foundation stone for an earthquake memorial park. As per the plan, 28 quake-damaged houses of a dalit community would be conserved in the park along with the debris. The whole intention was to allow tourists to observe and revisit the situation of earthquake. But that has not been possible till now due to the differences in opinion of locals.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri said that there could be obstruction imposed on Nepal's export of ginger to India over phytosanitary requirement as agreed between the two countries.

MUGU, Aug 31: Farmers of Mugu are worried for their produce is about to rot as they have not been able to take apple to the market.

NUWAKOT, August 3: The obstruction by the locals of Okharpauwa in disposing of the solid waste generated in the Kathmandu Valley has been removed for the time-being.

KATHMANDU, June 5: The House, which had been disrupted following the protest by the main opposition CPN-UML, is set to resume following a four-point agreement reached between the ruling alliance and main opposition CPN-UML.

KATHMANDU, June 4: The process to elect Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba as the new prime minister has been affected due to the ongoing House obstruction by the main opposition party, CPN-UML, over the Bharatpur vote count row.

KATHMANDU, May 27: As consensus between the ruling and opposition parties to lift the ongoing House obstruction remains elusive, the government is facing difficulty in having the policy and programs endorsed by parliament and present the budget for the new fiscal year on time.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's plan to step down from the government to pave ways to Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba to become new prime minister is still yet limbo as the main opposition CPN-UML said that it would obstruct parliament meeting citing controversial government decision to increase 22 local units in various Tarai districts.

UML continues House obstruction

April 26, 2017 14:01 pm

KATHMANDU, April 26: CPN-UML has perpetuated the act of  disrupting the meeting of the Legislature Parliament due to be held to discuss the government’s proposal to add new local units in 11 districts situated in low-lying region of the country  on Wednesday also.

PM, Speaker discuss House obstruction

January 4, 2017 12:25 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar on Wednesday discussed the ongoing obstruction in parliament.

UML agrees to lift House obstruction

January 3, 2017 13:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Top leaders of the major three political parties have reached an agreement to resume the parliament meeting.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: After the top leaders of the major political parties skipped a meeting called by Speaker Onsari Gharti Monday, she dropped an earlier plan to hold House meetings in short intervals and postponed the meeting for Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: After the top leaders of the major political parties skipped a meeting called by Speaker Onsari Gharti Monday, she dropped an earlier plan to hold House meetings in short intervals and postponed the meeting for Monday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: The ruling coalition has reached an understanding to table the constitution amendment bill in parliament despite the obstruction by the main opposition CPN-UML and eight other fringe parties.

Opposition continues House obstruction

December 28, 2016 17:07 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The House session remained affected today following the obstruction from the political parties in the opposition.

PARSA, Dec 16: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said the country should not be taken a hostage of indecisions by continuing obstruction in the House.

BHAKATPUR, Dec 14: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and Nepal Workers and Peasants Party (NWPP) Chairman Naryanman Bijukchhe met on Wednesday to discuss the issues relating to country's contemporary political scenario.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: A joint meeting of eight political parties including the main opposition CPN-UML that are against the constitution amendment bill decided to continue the House obstruction and intensify their protests until the bill is withdrawn.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Some local parties are found obstructing the upgrading works on the 132-KV Raxaul-Parwanipur power transmission line.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: In a significant political development after the seven-point constitution amendment bill pushed them asunder, the ruling and opposition parties have begun fresh negotiations to resolve the ongoing obstruction of Parliament and foster an environment conducive to holding local level elections.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar has initiated discussion with the top leaders of major political parties in an attempt to resolve the ongoing house obstruction by the main opposition party, CPN-UML.

PANCHTHAR, Nov 25: Locals have put on hold the construction works of Hewa Rivulet Hydropower Project 'A' citing non-implementation of agreement between locals and Panchthar Power Company.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: In yet another blow to Lokman Singh Karki, suspended head of the CIAA, the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ordered him to appear before the court in person within seven days and furnish clarification in writing for obstructing the court from serving notice on him.

BHOJPUR, July 22: Locals of eastern Champe VDC of Bhojpur district are facing challenge to transport goods due to obstruction of roads after incessant rain.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Top leaders of major political parties are holding discussions after Nepali Congress (NC) continued to obstruct the Legislature-Parliament demanding to dole out Rs 200,000 in a lump sum to earthquake victims.

NC continues House obstruction

June 27, 2016 13:57 pm

KATHMANDU, June 27: The Nepali Congress (NC) has obstructed the meeting of Legislature-Parliament on Monday as well. The main opposition party said it obstructed the House as the government has turned a deaf ear to their demands.

RAJBIRAJ, June 24: The Rajbiraj-Kunauli road stretch has been obstructed after it was flooded following incessant rainfalls.

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), June 23: Traffics along the Narayangadh-Muglin Highway resumed after 13 hours of obstruction following the clearance of debris of the landslides that had blocked the road section at Chandibhanjyang in Chitwan.