KATHMANDU, Aug 29: With the ruling Nepal Communist Party deciding to allot the post of chief of one of the four committees under the National Assembly (NA) to the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC), nominations were filed for the posts of chiefs of only three committees on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, June 20: Formation of parliamentary committees has been delayed because the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has failed to name members and heads of the committees as a number of senior leaders have started intense lobbying to bag the positions of committee heads.
KATHMANMDU, May 29: Nearly three months have passed since the federal parliament started its business but it has not been able to perform its major duties due to delays in forming parliamentary committees.
DANG, Jan 4: Just a few days ago, the judicial committee of Deukhuri Gadawa Rural Municipality took up a land ownership dispute between a mother and daughter. A woman in Ward No. 6 had persuaded her mother to transfer ownership of their house and land to her name. She later kicked the mother out of the house.
KATHMANDU, Sep 24: Instead of working as watchdogs over the government, the parliamentary committees have become loyal to it and favor its policies and decisions, recent decisions of some of these committees show.
KATHMANDU, April 15: With the view to regulate policy corruption by various government ministries and other bodies, Legislative Committee of parliament has formed seven different sub-committees on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Following criticism from various quarters for inability to check the activities of I/NGOs in the earthquake affected districts, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is making preparations to set up district coordination committees comprising lawmakers of the respective districts to oversee the I/NGO activities.