KATHMANDU, April 9: Discussions between the top leaders of the major parties are continuing on the issue of removing the obstruction in parliament.

TRIVENI (NAWALPARASI) Oct 4: Vehicular movement along the Kaligandaki corridor has been obstructed due to landslides triggered by incessant rain.

Landslide obstructs Kanti Highway

August 25, 2023 11:01 am

MAKWANPUR, Aug 25: Traffic along the Kanti Highway has been obstructed due to a landslide at Bhattedanda, the bordering area of Lalitpur and Makawanpur districts.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: President Ramchandra Paudel has said that he is not trying to show activism, mentioning that he is worried about the ongoing obstruction in parliament.

BHARATPUR, Aug 22:  Officials at the Road Division Office have said that it is going to take five to six hours to resume two-way traffic along the Narayanghat-Mugling road blocked by a landslide last night.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Despite the efforts of House of Representatives (HoR) Speaker Devraj Ghimire to discuss with the chief whips of the major parties to resume parliamentary proceedings, an agreement could not be reached.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14 (RSS): Monsoon-induced landslides have led to the obstruction of highways and road sections at nine different locations across the country.

KATHMANDU, August 8: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, has continued with the obstruction of parliament after the government refused to form a high-level committee to investigate the 100 kg gold smuggling scam.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: The meeting of the National Assembly scheduled for today has been adjourned after the CPN-UML obstructed the meeting by demanding the formation of a parliamentary probe committee to investigate the gold smuggling case.

CPN-UML obstructs parliament again

August 1, 2023 15:10 pm

KATHMANDU, August 1: The main opposition party, the CPN-UML, has obstructed parliament today again as the ruling parties rejected the proposal to form a parliamentary probe committee to investigate gold smuggling, arguing that the government’s investigation is underway. As no agreement could be reached between the ruling parties and the CPN-UML, the meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) was adjourned until August 7.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The Taplejung section of the Mechi Highway, which was blocked due to a dry landslide at Phungling Municipality-8, has now resumed operations after 19 hours.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The main opposition CPN-UML has prepared to obstruct the meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) to be held at 1 PM today. The party is going to demand the resignation of Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Narayan Kaji Shrestha and Finance Minister Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Today's session of the National Assembly was adjourned following obstruction from the CPN-UML. Once the meeting convened, the UML members rose from their seats, gesturing to the protest.

Mechi highway obstructed again

June 28, 2023 10:30 am

PANCHTHAR, June 28: Vehicular movement has been completely obstructed again at Hewakhola of Panchthar along Mechi highway.

KATHMANDU, August 16: The locals of Banchare Danda again stopped the vehicles carrying garbage from the Kathmandu Valley to the landfill site early this morning. Garbage trucks have reached Sisdol. Naveen Manandhar, spokesperson for the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), said that police will be mobilized from Nuwakot today as well to dispose of the garbage.

KATHMANDU, August 15: The vehicles that had left for the Banchare Danda landfill site      carrying garbage from Kathmandu are stopped in the middle of the road today as well. Representatives of local political parties stopped all the vehicles that reached Banchare Danda landfill site in the middle of the road.

KATHMANDU, July 21: A meeting of the Karnali Provincial Assembly has not been conducted since the CPN (Maoist Centre), the main party of the ruling coalition, boycotted the House.

POKHARA, July 8: Today’s meeting of the Gandaki Provincial Assembly has been postponed due to UML's obstruction. The meeting to discuss the budget was blocked after the main opposition UML tried to obstruct the discussion on budget, expressing dissatisfaction.

TANAHUN, June 10: Vehicular movement along the Anbu Khaireni section of Prithvi Highway has been disrupted as the road collapsed following a heavy rain since last night. Almost 20 meters of road near Shankar in the highway has collapsed obstructing the two-way traffic, police said.

MAKWANPUR, June 2: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, has obstructed the Bagmati Province Assembly meeting.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: The main opposition party, the CPN-UML, has decided to continue obstructing the parliament session. The UML has also stated that it will boycott the meeting of the House of Representatives Business Advisory Committee.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Four ordinances were approved by the members of parliament (MPs) amid obstruction from the main opposition party CPN (UML) on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The first meeting of the federal parliament’s winter session has started amid obstruction by the main opposition CPN-UML.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The CPN (Maoist Center) is going to take special initiatives to break the stalemate in the federal parliament.

UML to obstruct parliamentary session

December 14, 2021 14:24 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The main opposition party, CPN-UML has decided to maintain the obstruction in parliament.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Lawmakers belonging to the main opposition party, CPN-UML, have obstructed the parliamentary meeting after it began on Friday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: The meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) has been put off for September 10 following the continuous protest staged by CPN-UML lawmakers on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, September 8: The meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) has been put off for 15 minutes after the main opposition party, CPN-UML, obstructed the parliament proceedings demanding dismissal of the 14 lawmakers formerly belonging to the CPN-UML.

SINDHULI, Feb 24: The BP Highway has been obstructed following the death of a man in an accident at Khurkot of Golanjar rural municipality-7 in Sindhuli on Monday.

NC obstructs PA session third time

February 10, 2020 16:53 pm

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 10: The Province 1 Province assembly session today could not continue its proceedings due to the obstruction from the major opposition Nepali Congress.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has taken initiative to resolve differences with locals of Gorkha who have been obstructing construction of 220 kV double-circuit Marsyangdi Corridor Electricity Transmission Line.

RASUWA, Jan 12: The ongoing construction work of Upper Mailung Hydroelectricity Project at Uttargaya Rural Municipality-1, Rasuwa has been stopped due to the obstruction from the local residents. Putting forward a three-point demand, locals affected by the project have obstructed the construction of the project.

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.


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.