KATHMANDU, Jan 31: The former lawmakers’ forum is trying to assert its influence in the parliament. The forum is advocating for the inclusion of its statutory rights within the parliamentary regulations.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday held discussions with the Ministry of Law, Justice, and Parliamentary Affairs on the topic of giving business to the Federal Parliament during its winter session commencing from February 5.
KATHMANDU, Jan 9: As the temperature of the earth is increasing, it has invited various climate related disasters around the world. In terms of climate risk in the world, Nepal is on the leading list. Every year, floods, landslides, melting and exploding glaciers, heavy rains, floods and fires are increasing.
KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The House of Representatives has done its homework to prepare the agenda for the day of the parliament meeting. After completing the homework for a month, on Friday, Speaker Devraj Ghimire presented the draft agenda prepared by the Parliament Secretariat along with the whips of the major parties.
KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The ruling CPN (Maoist Center) has drawn a conclusion that the dissatisfactions seen regarding the School Education Bill registered at the Federal Parliament should be addressed through dialogue.
Kathmandu, Sept 17: The Industry and Commerce and Labour and Consumer Welfare Committee under the parliament has directed the Finance Ministry to grant permission for the import of sugar at subsidized rates.
KATHMANDU, Sept 15: On September 7, the day before the Civil Service Day, the Council of Ministers meeting decided to present the Civil Service Bill and the School Education Bill to parliament to give a positive message to the government employees. While the School Education Bill has been registered in parliament, it has not been decided when the Civil Service Bill will be registered.
KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The international non-government organization, ActionAid, has called the attention of the parliament to solve the problems seen due to climate change and to take initiatives for climate justice.
KATHMANDU, Sep 3: The fate of the long-pending Electricity Bill 2080 BS, which has been repeatedly introduced in parliament, remains uncertain as it faces another deliberation in the Federal Parliament.
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: The government has decided to give permission to table the bill designed to amend and integrate laws related to Customs and Bill designed to amend and integrate laws related to Electricity, 2080 in the Parliament.
Kathmandu, Aug 22: A meeting of the National Assembly scheduled for 1:01 PM today has been adjourned for 3:14 PM. According to Federal Parliament Secretariat Secretary General Dr Bharat Raj Gautam, the meeting was postponed by two hours and 13 minutes due to a special reason.
KATHMANDU, Aug 11: President Ramchandra Paudel has expressed his interest in the ongoing deadlock in parliament. According to the President's Press Adviser Kiran Pokharel, President Paudel expressed his concern about the prolonged deadlock within parliament during a meeting held at Sheetal Niwas on Friday morning with Speaker Devraj Ghimire and National Assembly Speaker Ganesh Prasad Timilsina.
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 8: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration, Aman Lal Modi, has said that the government would table the Federal Civil Service Bill in parliament to strengthen the federal administration.
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, August 1: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, which has been obstructing parliament over the issue of gold smuggling, is planning to propose the formation of an parliamentary inquiry committee to investigate the case.
LONDON (AP) — Former Prime Minister Boris Johnson deliberately misled Parliament about the lockdown-flouting parties that undermined his credibility and contributed to his downfall, a committee of lawmakers said Thursday after a year-long investigation.
President Ram Chandra Paudel has been consulting with constitutional experts and lawyers for the past few days, as he faces mounting pressure from the ruling parties to certify the Citizenship Amendment Bill, which was passed by both houses of federal parliament but put on hold by the then President Bidya Devi Bhandari.
The winter session of the federal parliament was an utter failure. Not a single Bill was passed in the four long months of the session which had begun on January 9. This is an extremely disappointing outcome.