KATHMANDU, July 21: The Human Rights and Peace Society (HURPES) has called on the Parliament to initiate discussions on the demands put forth by Dr Govinda KC, who is on a fast-unto-death since July 10, calling for reform in the medical education sector.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Braving incessant rain, scores of youths staged a sit-in near the parliament building, New Baneshwor in support of Dr Govinda KC who is on a fast-unto-death for the last 12 days.

KATHMANDU, July 20: The CPN-UML has decided to obstruct the meeting of the Legislature-Parliament if the corollary bills of budget were not put in priority- before the deliberation on no-confidence motion.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has made it clear that the Legislature-Parliament would not be dissolved.

KATHMANDU, July 17: The Legislature-Parliament is to give three days to hold preliminary discussions on a motion of no- confidence filed against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, July 17: CPN-UML Secretary Pradip Gyawali said that the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli reserves the right to dissolve the Parliament.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Parliament is a place where laws are drafted, people's needs and priorities are set and country's national interests are debated. Policy debate and review is one of the spectacular tasks of the parliament. The legislative strength is assessed based on its law-making process and oversight role. It has the power to revert any proposal tabled by the executives and also oversee functions of the government.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Lawmakers of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have boycotted today's parliament meeting.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The Legislature-Parliament continued discussions on various headings of the Appropriation Bill, 2016 in its meeting today.

Two bills tabled in parliament

July 1, 2016 15:27 pm

KATHMANDU, July 1: Two bills have been tabled in today's meeting of the Legislature-Parliament. The Judicial Council Bill 2073 BS and Forest (second amendment) Bill-2071 BS are tabled in the parliament.

KATHMANDU, June 28: The meeting of the Legislature-Parliament scheduled for today at 3:30 pm has been postponed until 5 pm.

KATHMANDU, July 27:The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) obstructed the parliament meeting for the third consecutive day on Sunday, demanding immediate release of house rebuilding grant assistance to the quake victims in lump sum.

KATHMANDU, June 26: A five-member parliamentary Sub-committee has been formed in order to probe why the report of the committee formed to investigate into irregularities in the state-owned Nepal Television was not implemented.

KATHMANDU, June 26: The meeting today of the Legislature-Parliament has been postponed until 1:00 pm Monday following obstruction by the main opposition Nepali Congress.

KATHMANDU, June 25: The major opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) obstructed the parliament meeting on Friday again demanding that the government distribute the grant amount of Rs 200,000 to earthquake victims at one go rather than in installments.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is addressing Parliament on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Finance Minister Bishnu Paudel has withdrawn the Bill to Amend the Banks and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 2006 from the Legislature Parliament and sent it back to the Finance Committee.

KATHMANDU, June 19: The first meeting of the parliamentary hearing committee is to be held at the Speaker's chamber on Monday morning.

KATHMANDU, June 19 : The Legislature-Parliament has passed the Legislature-Parliament Business Operations Regulations which had been pending at the House for a long time dues difference in opinion among the major political parties. A meeting of the Legislature-Parliament approved the Regulations on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Over 70 motions on matters of urgent public importance were registered at the Parliament Secretariat in the past three years, but only six of these came up for discussion in parliamentary meetings during this period.