CARACAS, April 20: Venezuela's opposition is looking to keep up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro by taking to the streets again Thursday hours after at least two people were killed and hundreds arrested in the biggest anti-government demonstrations in years.

KATHMANDU, April 11: Experts and opposition leaders have slammed the new constitution amendment bill for its proposal of removing chairperson and vice-chairperson of rural municipalities as well as mayor and deputy mayor of municipalities from the Electoral College to elect the National Assembly members.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Opposition political parties have said they would allow voting on the constitution amendment bill in parliament only if the agitating Madhes-based parties give a commitment to participate in the local polls.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi on Saturday urged opposition parties not to be stubborn on the constitution amendment proposed in a bid to increase the acceptability of the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Although the constitution amendment bill was tabled in Parliament amid their protests on Sunday, various nine opposition parties including the main opposition CPN-UML have vowed to thwart the amendment bill.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: The Opposition on Sunday allowed the government to an election-related bill at parliament.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Nine Opposition parties including the main opposition, CPN-UML, have decided to obstruct Sunday’s meeting of parliament if the government tables the constitution amendment bill.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Nine opposition parties including the main opposition, CPN-UML, which are up in arms against the constitution amendment bill, have started staging a ‘huge’ demonstration in the capital on Friday.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Syrian opposition groups and the Syrian government had signed a number of documents including a ceasefire deal that would take effect at midnight on the night of Dec. 29-30.

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.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Nine Opposition parties including main opposition CPN-UML have made preparations for organizing a mass demonstration against the constitution amendment bill registered in the parliament by the government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The student and youth organizations close to the opposition parties have decided to intensify their stir against the constitution amendment proposal tabled at the parliament.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Nepali Congress lawmaker, Narayan Prasad Saud, today called for a parliamentary discussion on the subject of the constitution amendment and its specifications.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Nepali Congress lawmaker, Narayan Prasad Saud, today called for a parliamentary discussion on the subject of the constitution amendment and its specifications.

SINDHULI, Aug 26: CPN (UML) senior leader Jhalanath Khanal has said his party would emerge tough against the government if it failed to perform as per the interests of the nation.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: A joint meeting of the opposition parties including the main opposition party, CPN-UML, has stressed on implementing the work plan developed by the erstwhile government for the implementation of the new constitution.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) that voted for Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal in the prime ministerial election, has been playing a role of an opposition in the Legislature-Parliament.

SYDNEY, July 10: Australia's opposition leader conceded defeat on Sunday in a chaotic national election that has left Australia in a state of political paralysis for more than a week, while officials scramble to sort out who, if anyone, actually won the tight race.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Leaders from the ruling CPN-UML and main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) are inching closer to finding a common ground to resolve their dispute over the criteria to distribute grant amounts to earthquake victims to rebuild their houses destroyed in earthquakes last year.

There is no opposition in Nepal

June 13, 2016 00:23 am

Political Scientist and co-author of books Political Leadership in Nepal and Local Leadership in Nepal, Hari Sharma, believes there are serious flaws in our political processes, policies and institutions. In an extensive conversation with Republica’s Mahabir Paudyal, he sheds light on various aspects of Nepali polity.