KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The government has failed to gain any momentum in resolving the major political disputes, even as the Madhes-based parties are expressing dissatisfaction over the slow pace in starting discussions for constitutional amendment. The government, meanwhile, is also feeling the heat from the main opposition CPN-UML, which has been urging it to furnish justification for amending the constitution.
BHADRAPUR (Jhapa), Aug 28: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula today said that all political parties should stand together for the development of the country as the issue is a common agenda of all.
KATHMANDU, Aug 13: The restructuring of the local bodies has become a new bone of contention among the political parties of late. Many people had hoped the country would get a political outlet with the Madhes-centric parties participating in the Legislature-Parliament in the election of the new Prime Minister after a gap of nine months. It was expected to pave the way for initiation of dialogue among the parties for amending the constitution and ultimately to its implementation.
KATHMANDU, Aug 6: The newly formed government has decided to withdraw the nominations of 14 people, out of the total 22, recommended for ambassadorial posts to various countries by the KP Sharma Oli-led government.
Kathmandu, Aug 5: The government has decided to withdraw the proposal made by the former CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli-led government recommending the names of 14 individuals of political careers as the ambassador to various countries.
KATHMANDU, July 25: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has invited the top leaders of three major political parties to discuss on latest political development in the changed context at her office, Shital Niwas.
KATHMANDU, July 14: The post of member secretary at the University Grants Commission (UGC) has remained vacant for the last 15 months owing to differences over sharing of position among political parties.
KATHMANDU, July 6: Chairman of the Local Level Restructuring Commission Balananda Paudel reiterated that the constitution itself has set the deadline of the commission until mid-March and said that the commission will resist unnecessary political pressure during the course of finalizing the structure of the local government.