KATHMANDU, July 5: Nepali Congress (NC)  has called a meeting of its central committee on July 12. On Wednesday,  the party’s President  Sher Bahadur Deuba along with  the vice-president  and general secretaries decided the date for the central committee meeting.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: The second meeting of the CPN (Unified Socialist) has decided to issue an inter-party directive along with the work division of the central committee.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The central working committee (CWC) of Nepali Congress (NC) has endorsed the party's new statute, revising some of the key provisions decided by the party's Mahasamiti meeting two months ago.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSF-N) Chairman Upendra Yadav on Saturday urged the government to bring a constitution amendment proposal at the earliest.

NC mull over proposed statute draft

December 4, 2018 16:38 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: The meeting of the central committee of the main opposition Nepali Congress is underway to discuss the proposed statute draft of the party.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: A draft statute of the Nepali Congress party, which is now being circulated to its party leaders, has proposed that the NC leaders will be barred from holding two positions.

KATHMANDU, July 7: A secretariat meeting of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Friday formed a task-force to give a final touch to the party’s statute.

KATHMANDU, May 22: The government has announced that it is to concentrate all its state mechanisms and resources on the implementation of the new constitution. The announcement came during the unveiling of its annual policies and programs for the upcoming fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, May 15: As India treads a fine line between Kathmandu and Madhes, the Madhes-based parties face tough choices on the agenda of the constitution.

KATHMANDU, May 2: CPN (Maoist Center) chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has stated that CPN (UML) is ready to include the term 'people’s insurgency' in the statute of a unified party.

KATHMANDU, May 2: The candidate for the president’s post of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), Mani Kunwar, on Tuesday hinted of not taking part in the central committee and district chapters’ elections that are scheduled to be held on May 5, claiming that the elections are not legitimate.

KATHMANDU, Apr 20: The Special General Assembly (SGA) of the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) held in Kathmandu on Thursday has passed its statute without making any changes in the version earlier amended and endorsed by the advisory group of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

KATHMANDU, FEB 28: The CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Center), the two left parties which have decided to become one, have set up two sub-panels to help them draft the party statute and develop an appropriate model to integrate their sister wings.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Left Alliance and Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal have held a discussion on constitution amendment and participation in the newly formed government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The Nepali Congress Central Working Committee meeting is all set to approve the statute for federal parliamentary party today. The meeting is underway at the Party Central Office, Sanepa from 9:00 AM.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The Nepali Congress has passed the statute for federal parliamentary party with some amendment.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The Nepali Congress parliamentary party is holding a discussion to amend its statute.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Nepali Congress has passed the 'Province Assembly Nepali Congress Parliamentary Party Statute-2074 BS'.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Nepali Congress leader Prakash Man Singh has said that the NC has had a weak performance as the party failed to function as per the party statute.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Though just a month remains for the summoning of the first meetings of all seven provincial assemblies, the government is yet to fix the provincial capitals, set up the meeting halls for the provincial assemblies and appoint the provincial governors.

LAHAN, Dec 25: A fresh debate has begun within the two Madhes-based parties, which have emerged as the fourth and fifth largest parties in the recently held parliamentary elections, whether to join the government of the left parties or stay in the opposition.

JANAKPUR, September 11: Putting aside the agenda of constitution amendment, major political parties contesting in Province 2 are soliciting votes by promising local development.

KATHMANDU, August 29: A day after returning from India, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the government will not tolerate any interference from any neighbor in the constitution implementation process.

KATHMANDU, August 25: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has assured India that the ruling parties would make another attempt to bring an amendment to the new constitution  of Nepal to accommodate the concerns of all groups  in the country.

KATHMANDU, August 23: The special general assembly of the elected committee of Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has begun in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, August 21: The meeting of the Legislature Parliament held on Monday evening could not endorse the Bill relating to the second amendment to the Constitution of Nepal, 2073.

Statute amendment remains uphill task

August 18, 2017 04:11 am

KATHMANDU, August 18: The constitution amendment faces an uphill task in  parliament, with two key parties distancing themselves from fresh efforts to  pass the bill.

KATHMANDU, August 17: The government upon the request of Kamal Thapa's Rastriya Prajatantra Party is working to put the constitution amendment bill to vote only after Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Nepali Congress leader Prakash Man Singh has said the party was restricted to the second position in the local-level elections as it failed to function as per the party statute and effectively as well.

KATHMAN DU, July 19: The government has expressed commitment to fulfill the rest of the demands put forth by the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) Nepal, except the demand of constitution amendment as the amendment proposal was not likely to be passed immediately.

It is said that one reason the ruling Congress-Maoist coalition could not muster two-thirds majority in favor of the constitution amendment bill was the vacillating stand of Rastriya  Prajatantra Party (RPP). Was RPP, as a party, in favor of or against the bill? Is it even one united party? Is it joining the government? What is its stand on key political issues? RPP  President and former Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Kamal Thapa shared his views with Biswas Baral and Mahabir Paudyal.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) has stated that the constitution amendment bill registered in the parliament is incomplete, vague and it would not help in addressing the problems and demands of marginalized community.

PATHARI (Morang), June 24: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Local Development Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar said the constitution could be implemented effectively by ensuring its broader acceptability.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that it would be wise to strike a deal on the constitutional differences before the second phase of local level elections.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Senior leader of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) leader Rajendra Mahato has warned that his party will not allow local-level elections in the Tarai region if the constitution amendment bill were not amended by May 18.

KATHMANDU, April 30: The government has set a plan of endorsing the constitution amendment bill today from the parliament and ending the ongoing parliament session right after the endorsement.

KATHMANDU, April 29: With the deadline for submitting constitution amendment proposals to the revised constitution amendment bill ending today, lawmakers from various political parties have submitted 45 amendment proposals at the Bill Section of the Legislature-Parliament.

KATHMANDU, April 12: The umbrella organizations of the local unit have strongly opposed against the registration of the revised statute amendment bill in the Legislature-Parliament.

KATHMANDU, April 12: The agitating United Democratic Madheshi Front (UDMF) has strongly objected to the new constitution amendment bill registered by the government at the Secretariat of the Legislature-Parliament and has decided to boycott the local polls slated for May 14.

KATHMANDU, April 11: The government has registered the new constitution amendment bill at the Parliament Secretariat on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, April 11: The government has withdrawn the constitution amendment bill from Parliament to replace it with the new one.

KATHMANDU, April 7: While stressing the need to bring the agitating Madhes-based parties on board the election process, the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to expedite the constitution amendment process in parliament.

KATHMANDU, April 7: While stressing the need to bring the agitating Madhes-based parties on board the election process, the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to expedite the constitution amendment process in parliament.

KATHMANDU, March 17: The Election Commission has removed 'Hindu state' and 'monarchy' from the party statute of the ruling Rastriya Prajatantra Party. The election body, however, has endorsed 'cow' as the election symbol for the party.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) took a decision not to participate in any process of the local level elections without amendment in the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal again urged Madhes-based parties to participate in the local elections by putting the constitution amendment bill on hold.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Leaders from the agitating political parties have raised a new demand with the government, asking the prime minister to include a new provision in the constitution with regard to making changes in the delineation of provinces.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) urged the government and all the political parties to put on hold the constitution amendment bill in the parliament and to look for a political consensus.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Parliament has decided to provide 72 hours to lawmakers to register further amendments on the Constitution Amendment Bill tabled in the House.

SINDHULI, Feb 23: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has categorically stated that the constitution amendment bill will not be endorsed, arguing that it is ‘unnecessary’ and against the ‘national interest’.