KATHMANDU, July 12: National Assembly member Bamdev Gautam has claimed that the vacant posts of Deputy Speaker and Vice-chairperson of the Federal Parliament could not be filled due to the irresponsibility of the government and political parties.

KATHMANDU, May 27: A total of 14,402 women have been elected out of 55,699 women candidates in the local bodies from the recently held election, the Election Commission (EC) shared as per the details received so far. This accounts for 40.89 percent of the total elected representatives.