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  • Lawmakers of ruling, opposition parties debate govt policy and programme in House

       File: A meeting of House of Representatives Kathmandu, May 23: The House of Representatives on Wednesday has begun discussions on the government’s annual policy and programme that President Bidya Devi Bhandari presented before a joint meeting of both houses of Federal Parliament on Monday. As the discussion began, opposition lawmakers criticised the policy citing it was impractical and ambitious. The main opposition Nepali Congress’ President Sher Bahadur Deuba himself spoke first. He commented that the policy tried to...

    Unification, base for stability, prosperity: PM Oli

    Kathmandu, May 23 : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the unification between two communist parties has created a base for stability, peace, good governance and prosperity in the country. While inaugurating the General Council Meeting of World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) here today, the Prime Minister and Chair of recently formed Communist Party of Nepal through merger of the then Oli-led CPN (UML) and the CPN (Maoist Center), promised the creation of a strong foundation to...

    Nepal Communist Party accused of ignoring inclusion

    Kathmandu,May 23:Annapurna Post, Nagarik, Naya Patrika, Republica and The Himalayan Times have analysed the composition of newly unified Nepal Communist Party’s Central Committee to conclude that it is not inclusive so as to represent different social and cultural groups of the country. Women cover just around 17 per cent share of the 441-member Committee though the statute of the party itself has made it mandatory to have at least 33 per cent women in the Committee, according to newspaper reports. Likewise, participation of Janajatis, Dalits,...

    NC Morang’s regional assembly concludes

    Kathmandu, May 22 : Nepali Congress in Morang Area no 5 concluded its regional meeting on Monday at Buddhanagar.  The assembly was held to strengthen the party’s organization in the towns and blocks, provide training to its cadres and make the people aware of the party’s policies.  During the assembly presided over by NC Area no 5 Regional President, Dillip Pokharel, party’s district members Rajesh Gupta and Navaraj Pandey along with youth leader Sukdev Mandal urged NC’s General Committee and...

    Province 3 Infrastructure Minister vows to make all streets dust-free

    Kathmandu, May 20: In a bid to provide a sigh of relief to the public from everyday dust and pollution, the government of Province 3 has put forth a proposal to make streets here pollution-free. Provincial Minister for Physical Infrastructure Development, Keshav Sthapit, has proposed the plan and the provincial government is preparing to sign an agreement with an American company for the same. According to the Ministry, the government is in contact with Steadfast to use an eco-friendly...

    Madheshi lawmakers complain of difficulties in obtaining citizenship

    File: A meeting of House of Representatives Kathmandu, May 18:  Lawmakers representing the Terai-Madhesh region have complained that chief district officers are depriving children of those who received citizenship by birth in 2006-07 of their right to obtain citizenship. Owing to multiple complaints by Madhesh-centric parties, the government in 2006-07 had distributed citizenship certificates to thousands of people at once. Now, their children are facing difficulties in obtaining their citizenship, according to lawmakers. Speaking at the House of Representatives...

    Bishwa Prakash Sharma: Nepali Congress will be ‘good opposition’ after communist merger

    Kathmandu, May 18: Nepali Congress spokesperson Bishwa Prakash Sharma says the party does not believe that opposition parties have to resort to agitation and strikes. As the two ruling parties recently merged into one, Sharma clarified that his party would continue to be a ‘good opposition’ despite the challenge it faced with the unification. He argued that the unification between the two large communist forces would strengthen democracy, and that his party viewed the unification in the same light....

    Unification between communist parties also a message for democratic parties

    Kathmandu, May 18:  The unification between CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre) have been lauded as heralding a new message for the democratic parties. The individuals from different quarters of the society have called the unification a significant step forward for Nepal’s political stability and development. Former Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) Ananda Raj Mulmi – who believes that high number of political parties has a direct impact on Nepal’s political stability and prosperity –...

    Upendra Yadav accuses govt of putting federalism in jeopardy

                        Kathmandu, May 17: Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal Chairperson Upendra Yadav says the federal government is putting the newly introduced system of federalism in jeopardy as it did not give sufficient rights to provincial and local governments. He says the government is imposing the centre’s rule on provincial and local governments instead of delegating constitutional rights. “Federalism has to take rights of Singhadarbar to each and every village,”...

    Joint panel endorses statute of unified Nepal Communist Party

      Kathmandu, May 17: A joint meeting of the CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre comprising top leaders of both parties has endorsed the draft statute of the party that they want to form after the merger. The two parties are all set to announce the unification amidst a press meet in Kathmandu later this afternoon. Few hours before the announcement, top leaders of the ruling parties gathered at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Baluwatar for the Party Unification...

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