KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Disputes have begun surfacing between the federal and provincial governments over jurisdiction as the provincial governments are increasingly trying to assert their rights.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Protest has soared in the different districts of the Province 5 after the government filed the constitution amendment bill so as to take out all the hill districts from the province.

BUTWAL: Protest has erupted here after the government registered the constitution amendment proposal to split the Province 5.

PYUTHAN, Nov 30: Locals have enforced a shutdown in the district on Wednesday against the constitution amendment bill registered by the government to take all the hill districts out from Province 5.

Magar community demands Magarat province

November 30, 2016 10:39 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Nepal Magar Association Central Committee and Joint Magar Manch – Nepal have demanded formation of an autonomous province by integrating the Magar land in Province no 4 and 5 when the government undertakes constitution's amendment to resolve the dispute dogging the provincial boundaries.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Protesting locals in the hill districts of Province 5 as well as local supporters of the ruling Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center)  have upped the ante in their respective areas while pressing their demand for keeping the province intact.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Ruling CPN (Maoist Center) has officially decided to split Province 5. A politburo meeting of the party on Tuesday decided to separate five hill districts from Province 5.

ARGHAKHANCHI, Nov 29: Students and political leaders have hit the streets in the district calling for an integrated Province -5.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Majority of Nepali Congress (NC) leaders have expressed serious reservations over the constitution amendment proposal that the party leadership is seeking to push forward.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has agreed to the proposal of splitting the Province-5 through an amendment to the constitution.

ROLPA, Nov 28: Residents of Rolpa who have taken to the streets demanding that the district should not be split away from Province-5 shut down the district today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The government has made preparations for the constitution amendment to address the demands of the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF).

BUTWAL, Nov 24: Miffed by the ruling parties' plan to split some districts away from province no. 5, senior leaders of major parties including the ruling Nepali Congress have threatened to protest the move, saying it would invite serious consequences. They said deciding the federal borders of the province at the top level without consulting the locals would go against the spirit of the people.

ARGHAKHANCHI, Nov 23: At the time when the government is preparing to amend the constitution to separate the Tarai districts with the hilly districts of the Province No 5, people of the province have warned of a stern protest against the government’s action.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The commission formed to restructure local units under the new federal system has decided to begin the task of determining the number of local units and their boundaries in the eight districts of Province 2 [eastern Tarai] from next Sunday even if the Madhes-based political parties did not cooperate in the restructuring task.

LUMBINI, Nov 19: CPN-UML Chairman and former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the Province No 5 should not be fragmented.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: With the commission for restructuring local bodies all set to submit its report on the number and boundaries of local units within two weeks, a dispute over whether or not the local units should be under the jurisdiction of the respective provinces has emerged as another complication in the task of local restructuring.

CHITWAN, Sept 29: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said he has proposed the Parliament for the establishment of a medical college in every province (proposed).

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the government will establish at least one medical college in each province.

KATHMANDU, July 11: A cabinet meeting held on Sunday decided to give consent to the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers to formulate a bill for fixing salaries, perks and other facilities for governors of the 7 provinces to be formed in line with the new constitution, according to Minister of Sanitation and Drinking Water Prem Bahadur Singh.