KATHMANDU, May 23: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has underscored formulation of delegated legislation in accordance with the sentiments of laws and constitution in the country.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Probably for the first time in Nepali parliamentary history, the the speaker on Friday ordered removal of the prime minister's controversial words from the House record.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara here today urged the major opposition Nepali Congress to creatively criticize the government’s performances thereby contributing in making the fourth session of the federal parliament successful and productive.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Krishna Bahadur Mahara, has commended the role of Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) in laying out fundamentals for preserving peace and promoting positive democratic changes through political dialogue and concrete action.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara said on Thursday that Nepal wants to enhance meaningful cooperation with northern neighbor China under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara adjourned the meeting of House of Representatives of the Parliament following the protest of lawmakers from the Nepali Congress, on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has instructed the prime minister and other ministers to take questions from lawmakers after addressing the parliament on any issues.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara has now adjourned the parliament for fifteen minutes after Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli addressed the parliament session, on Sunday afternoon.

China visit fruitful: Speaker Mahara

September 12, 2018 15:26 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has taken his five-day visit to China as fruitful.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that the parliament would pass the bill related to the fundamental rights within September 18 at any cost.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has demanded the post of either speaker or deputy speaker in parliament.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has demanded the post of either speaker or deputy speaker in parliament.

TULSIPUR, July 25: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has spoken of the need of carrying out a feasibility study to develop the country into a sports hub.

BANKE, July 24: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said political disputes have ended after the country got a new Constitution.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that it was necessary to formulate laws for the implementation of constitution.

KATHMANDU, June 14: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded the resignation of either speaker or deputy speaker of the parliament in line with the constitutional provision of electing the two from different political parties.

KATHMANDU, June 14: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded the resignation of either speaker or deputy speaker of the parliament in line with the constitutional provision of electing the two from different political parties.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Chief Whip of the main opposition party, Nepali Congress, Bal Krishna Khand, has urged the government to implement the constitutional provision of having speaker and deputy speakers representing from different political parties.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has been mulling over not vacating the  post of  speaker or deputy speaker in favor of another party, amid an argument over the relevant constitutional provision.

KATHMANDU, May 11: A five-day event is set to mark the biggest cash prize volleyball competition in Nepal, kicking off in Libang, Rolpa, from May 12. National Sports Council (NSC) made the announcement at an official event held in Kathmandu on Thursday.

KATHMANDU May 10: Krishna Bahadur Mahara, the speaker of House of Representative, has said that he will draw the attention of the government toward the need to bring necessary revision in existing laws and policies to usher in economic prosperity.

TANAHUN, April 19: Tributes started pouring on social media on Wednesday over the sudden death of Rajamama Kusunda, the only person able to speak his tribal language.

KATHMANDU, April 16:  Speaker of House of Representatives, Krishna Bahadur Mahara met with United Nation’s assistant general secretary, Miroslav Jenca at the parliamentary secretariat, Singhadurbar.

KATHMANDU, Mar, 18: Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives, Dr Shibamaya Tumbahamphe, and Vice Chair of the National Assembly, Shashikala Dahal, has been administered the oath of office and secrecy Sunday.

Tumbahamphe elected dy speaker

March 17, 2018 07:15 am

KATHMANDU, March 16: Shivamaya Tumbahamphe of CPN-UML has been elected the deputy speaker of the House of Representatives on Friday, defeating Pushpa Bhusal of Nepali Congress (NC).

UML's Tumbahamphe elected dy speaker

March 17, 2018 04:13 am

KATHMANDU, March 17: Shivamaya Tumbahamphe of CPN-UML has been elected the deputy speaker of the House of Representatives on Friday, defeating Pushpa Bhusal of Nepali Congress (NC).

KATHMANDU, March 16: UML lawmaker Shivmaya Tumbahamphe has been elected as Deputy Speaker of the Federal Parliament on Friday.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Shivamaya Tumbahamphe of the CPN-UML and Pushpa Bhusal of Nepali Congress (NC) are contesting for deputy speaker of the House of Representatives in the election scheduled for Friday.

China congratulated Speaker Mahara

March 12, 2018 14:31 pm

KATHMANDU, March 12: Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, Zhang Dejiang, has congratulated Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara for his election to the post.  Sending a letter, Chairman Zhang congratulated Speaker Mahara for his election to the post of Speaker of the House of Representatives unopposed, said Mahara's aide Rahul Mahara.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has expressed the belief that the country could achieve economic prosperity as well as maintain good governance and rule of law if all problems are resolved through parliament.

Mahara elected speaker unopposed

March 11, 2018 06:05 am

KATHMANDU, March 11: Krishna Bahadur Mahara of CPN (Maoist Center) was  elected unopposed as speaker of the House of Representatives,  Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 10: Without opposition, Krishna Bahadur Mahara frp, CPN Maoist Center was elected as the speaker of federal parliament today.

Mahara is sole candidate for speaker

March 10, 2018 06:43 am

KATHMANDU, March 10: CPN (Maoist Center) leader Krishna Bahadur Mahara, 58, is set to be elected as speaker of parliament unopposed on Saturday, after the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) decided not to field its candidate for the post.

KATHMANDU, Mar 9: Krishna Bahadur Mahara filed his nomination from CPN Maoist Center to be the speaker of Federal Parliament today.

KATHMANDU, Mar 9: A meeting of CPN-Maoist Center early morning today has agreed to nominate Krishna Bahadur Mahara as speaker of House of Representatives.

DANG, March 9: Born in an economically weak family, Shanta Chaudhary of Dang district was made to work as a housemaid for a landlord of the district at a tender age of 10. From that age, she spent the next ten years working as a kamlari (indentured laborer).

KATHMANDU,  March 9: CPN (Maoist Center) is likely to select former deputy prime minister and multiple times minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara as its candidate for the new speaker of the House of Representatives.

Speaker election on March 10

March 7, 2018 07:57 am

KATHMANDU, March 7: The meetings of the lower and upper houses of parliament held separately on Tuesday fixed the date for the election of speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) and chairman of the National Assembly (NA).

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: The meetings of the lower and upper houses of parliament held separately on Tuesday fixed the date for the election of the speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) and chairman of the National Assembly (NA).

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The parliament secretariat has been asked to plan the election of speaker and deputy speaker of the House of Representatives and chairman and vice chairman of the National Assembly prior to the presidential election on March 13.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's plans to expand his three-member cabinet couldn't materialize on Friday either as coalition partner CPN (Maoist Center) failed to furnish names for the posts of speaker of the lower house of parliament and seven ministers which have been allocated to the party.

BUTWAL, Feb 19: When other children would go to school clutching books and exercise books, Krishni Tharu, then six-year-old, worked as Kamlari (female indentured laborer) at someone else's house.

KAILALI, Feb 18: Nirmala Badal (Joshi) elected unopposed on the post of a deputy speaker of Province 7 took the oath of office and secrecy Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Srijana Sharma, provincial assembly (PA) member from CPN-UML has been elected as the first woman deputy-speaker of Province-4. Sharma has been elected with 38 votes.

BUTWAL Feb 17: The left alliance of the CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Center) has registered the common candidacy of Krishni Tharu for the post of Deputy Speaker of Province 5.

POKHARA, Feb 15: Netra Nath Adhikari has been unanimously elected the Speaker of Province 4.

BIRATNAGAR Feb 14: A single candidacy was registered for the post of Deputy Speaker in Province-1.

MAHENDRANAGAR (Dhanusha), Feb 13: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJP-N)'s parliamentarian Saroj Kumar Yadav has been elected the Speaker of Province-2 unopposed.

BUTWAL, Feb 13: Purna Bahadur Gharti of CPN (Maoist Center) has registered his candidacy for the post of Speaker for Province 5.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 12: Pradeep Kumar Bhandari has been unanimously elected the Speaker of the State Assembly of Province-1.