KATHMANDU, April 24: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday repealed two ordinances relating to the Constitutional Council and the Political Party Act at the recommendation of the Council of Ministers.

KATHMANDU, April 21: A number of small political parties have urged the government to withdraw the two controversial ordinances issued by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 20: An internal rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has reached to its climax after Prime Minister K P Oli unilaterally decided to introduce an ordinance that makes it easy to split the party

KATHMANDU, April 20: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has endorsed two ordinances at the recommendation of Council of Ministers.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: President Bidya Bhandari has withheld an ordinance that seeks to amend the Constitutional Council Act 2010 following objection by the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC), which has accused the government of attempting to exclude the main opposition leader from a crucial decision-making process.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: The parliament has endorsed the civil servants' adjustment ordinance amid opposition by the Nepali Congress (NC) and Nepal Workers and Peasants Party (NWPP).

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The 'Civil Servant Adjustment Ordinance-2075' has been presented in today's meeting of the National Assembly. Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration, Lalbabu Pandit, presented the Ordinance in the meeting.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa said that Dr. Govinda KC, who has repeatedly fought for reforms in medical education was a saint, not somebody who’d carry someone else’s agenda.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Co-chairperson of Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that the government was willing to hold discussions with Dr. Govinda KC and bring the debate to an end.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Probability of tabling the Medical Education Ordinance, 2075 is high on today’s House of Representatives meeting at 1 PM. While the ordinance was scheduled to be tabled last week itself, the opposition, Nepali Congress stalled the process demanding the original, and not the replaced one be presented.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) lawmaker and former health minister Gagan Thapa has registered a motion at parliament drawing the attention of Minister for Education, Giriraj Mani Pokhrel, toward the deadline for endorsing the Replacement Bill on Medical Education Ordinance on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Parliament renewed the Medical Education Ordinance on Wednesday, just a few days after Dr Govinda KC warned to stage a fast-unto-death if the bill was not endorsed by the House.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Federal Parliament has approved National Medical Education Ordinance 2075 by majority. A meeting of the House of Representatives passed the Ordinance through majority which was proposed by Minister for Education Giriraj Mani Pokharel.

KATHMANDU, April 4: The Medical Education Ordinance has been approved by the parliament on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 30: A meeting of the House of Representatives today endorsed an ordinance presented to amend (first) the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) and Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Act.

KATHMANDU, Mar 29: The government has decided to present National Medical Education Ordinance in the Parliament tomorrow. Minister for Education Giriraj Mani Pokherel stated that the government is all set to present the ordinance in the Parliament by Thursday.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Crusader for medical education reforms Dr Govinda KC has issued a month-long ultimatum to the government to approve the Medical Education Ordinance from parliament.

NC meets to finalize Ordinance

February 9, 2018 09:04 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The central committee of Nepali Congress is meeting at 9 AM at the Prime Minister’s Residence, Baluwatar to finalize provincial parliamentary ordinance. In lack of a clear ordinance, the country’s oldest party hasn’t been able to nominate its provincial parliamentary members.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The government has decided to extend the terms of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission for the Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) for a year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: As the extended terms of two transitional justice mechanisms are expiring next month even without accomplishing a small portion of their mandated tasks, the government has started necessary preparations to further extend their terms for a year through an ordinance.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari said that she had authenticated the National Assembly Election Ordinance to resolve the political deadlock and end the ongoing dispute between the CPN-UML and Nepali Congress.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has today authenticated the ordinance on election to the National Assembly.

Court order sought for issue of ordinance

December 29, 2017 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court Thursday demanding its order for immediate issuance of the upper house ordinance by the president.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The ongoing political deadlock over the formation of the National Assembly is likely to be resolved soon.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Advocate Om Prakash Aryal has accused President Bidhya Devi Bhandari of delaying the authentication of the National Assembly ordinance.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: A writ petition has been registered at Supreme Court demanding immediate endorsement of the National Assembly ordinance.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Senior advocate Khim Lal Devkota has said that the delay in the endorsement of National Assembly ordinance is due to the political reason rather than any constitutional or legal barrier.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has found herself between a rock and a hard place as the political standoff over an election ordinance shows no signs of ending almost three weeks after the completion of the parliamentary and provincial elections.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Nepal Students Union organized a march, demanding that President Bidya Devi Bhandari certify the National Assembly ordinance soon.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Five major political parties failed to reach a solution to resolve current political deadlock despite discussing for two hours at Office of the Prime Minister, Baluwatar.

Nepali Congress leader Bal Krishna Khand is considered as one of the confidants of party president and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. Khand, who is a former defense minister, spoke to Republica's Ashok Dahal on Wednesday morning about his party's position on National Assembly formation, government leadership handover and the party's recent electoral performance.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged CPN     (Maoist Center) chairman Puspa Kamal Dahal to request the President to endorse the National Assembly Election Ordinance. Deuba expressed his views in a meeting with Dahal at the Office of the Prime Minister in Baluwatar today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Crusador of medical education reforms Dr Govinda KC has warned that he would resume new protests if the new parliament does not pass the medical education ordinance. The ordinance was issued by the president on Friday.

Prez issues medical education ordinance

November 11, 2017 07:02 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has issued the medical education ordinance on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The medical education ordinance has come into effect after authentication by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday after some delay on the first announced date.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Tribhuvan University's Institute of Medicine (IOM), has sought information from President Bidya Devi Bhandari on the medical education ordinance, which was forwarded to her by the cabinet on October 23 for her approval.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7:  Dr Govinda KC has issued a weeklong ultimatum to President Bidya Devi Bhandari to approve the Medical Education Act. Dr KC has warned to launch his 14th hunger strike from next Monday if his demand is not met by then.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: The government has issued an ordinance related to the National Assembly election.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Keeping its promise made to Dr Govinda KC, the government on Monday decided to issue an ordinance on medical education that places among other things a 10-year moratorium on the establishment of new medical colleges within Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Dr Govinda KC has ended his 13th fast-unto-death after 14 days on Wednesday evening following a 10-point agreement with the government.