KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Expressing serious concerns over the decision of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to field murder-accused Agni Prasad Sapkota as candidate for House Speaker, a group of civil society leaders on Tuesday urged the ruling party, the government and political leadership concerned not to elect him to the post.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The political parties always support Dr Govinda KC when they are in opposition but oppose him when they are in government. It is as though they are only using him for their own political interests.

BHAIRAHAWA, Feb 20: Locals of Tilottama Municipality have launched a protest against the Department of Railways (DoR) after the latter sent its staffers to different parts of the municipality survey the area for laying down tracks of East-West Railway line.

KATHMANDU, July 20:The newly-elected local representatives and other stakeholders have opposed some of the provisions in some local-level related bills currently in parliament for curtailing the constitutional rights of the local government.

WASHINGTON, July 18: The latest GOP effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare” was fatally wounded in the Senate Monday night when two more Republican senators announced their opposition to the legislation strongly backed by President Donald Trump.

WASHINGTON, JUNE, 23: Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party’s banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama’s health care overhaul on Friday, more than enough to sink the measure and deliver a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump unless some of them can be brought aboard.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Various small parties have urged Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal to withdraw the provision about a common election symbol for all the small parties during the local polls.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Bankers have said that it was not possible to follow a new rule proposed by the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) that will prohibit them to revise interest rates on floated loans more than twice a year.

KATHMANDU, March 21: CPN-UML chair and former Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has said that the upcoming elections will vehemently oppose and respond to the regional politics and forces involved in disharmonizing the social cohesion.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Parliament meeting on Thursday started discussion over the constitution amendment bill tabled in the House.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Main opposition CPN-UML has decided not to allow the constitution amendment bill to be endorsed from the parliament.

Fringe parties oppose threshold

February 3, 2017 00:10 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Small political parties have opposed the threshold provision for being recognized as national political parties in the Bill Related to Political Parties, which has yet to be endorsed by parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Expressing concern over the move by the local restructuring commission to collect feedback to determine the number of local units, Nepali Congress (NC) lawmakers representing various Tarai districts have urged the commission to determine the number of local units only after holding consultations with the people in the districts.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: The constitution amendment bill registered by the government is in trouble as more fringe political parties have decided to stand against it.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24:Most central committee members of the unified Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) have suggested to the party leadership to oppose the idea of allowing naturalized citizens to hold top state posts, through a constitutional amendment.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: The ruling parties CPN (Maoist Center) and Nepali Congress (NC) have decided to register constitution amendment bill in parliament within a few days although the major opposition party CPN-UML has announced to strongly protest against the proposed amendments.

Madhes parties oppose Constitution Day

September 19, 2016 01:30 am

RAJBIRAJ, Sept 19: While the government has decided to celebrate this Monday as Constitution Day with much fervor, Madhes-centric political parties, on the other hand, are preparing to observe the day as “black day”.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Temporary teachers working in the public schools have announced protest programs against the newly revised Education Act.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Lawmakers have expressed reservations about the Bill formulated to amend the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act, 2029 proposing a provision allowing wild animals to be raised as pets.