KATHMANDU, May 31: President Ram Chandra Paudel on Wednesday approved the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill. President Paudel certified the bill which was put on hold by the then President Bidya Devi Bhandari since last September even though the bill was passed by both the houses of parliament and sent to the president for authentication for the second time.

KATHMANDU, May 10: The government has pushed new legislation with harsher provisions to further tighten control on media, including a provision of up to Rs 1 million penalty for publishing content in violation of the media code of ethics.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Ignoring the demands of Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging a fast-unto-death, and protests from the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC), the government registered the much contested National Medical Education Bill in parliament on Friday, with all its controversial provisions intact.

RUPANDEHI, June 11: Chief of Province 5 Umakanta Jha today certified the 'Bill Related to Provisions of Facilities to the Office Bearers and Members of Local Level'.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Chairman of the Unified Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Nationalist), Dr Prakash Chandra Lohani has pitched for a directly-elected Prime Minister for doing away with the existing political instability and confusion in the current state system.

KATHMANDU, JULY 27: The plan to set up a foreign employment unit under Nepal Police could be a game changer in ending the woes faced by migrant workers but the government looks certain to face multiple hurdles including legal complications.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Most of the lawmakers from the major political parties have demanded lenient provisions for civil servants in the Civil Servants Adjustment Bill in the parliament.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Nepal Rastriya Bank (NRB) has directed banks and financial institutions (BFIs) to implement oath-taking provisions as stated in the Banks and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA), 2016.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Nepal and India have reached an understanding to revise the provisions deemed ‘unequal’ for a sovereign country in the 1950 Nepal-India Peace and Friendship Treaty.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Speaker Onsari Gharti has said the Nepal's constitution has granted opportunities for equality to all Nepali citizens.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Lawmakers speaking in the special hour of the parliament meeting here today have posed many pertinent questions covering the all-three levels of elections.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Government officials have found some 'unequal provisions' in the contract agreement that the government signed three and half years ago with Nepal Purbadhar Bikas Company Limited (NPBCL) to develop Kathmandu-Kulekhani-Hetauda Tunnel Project.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Stakeholders have expressed concerns about what they said the lack of legal provisions for forest workers.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Sarbendra Nath Shukla of Tarai Madhes Loktantrik Party has said they have not rejected the constitution entirely, but have concerns over some discriminatory articles.