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  • Government will hold local level elections: Khanal

    March 21, 2017: Prime Minister’s Political Advisor, Chakrapani Khanal, has called for removing the doubt hanging over the prospect of the local elections the government announced it will hold on May 14. Khanal made the remark after inaugurating the 3rd District Convention of the Young Communist League (YCL) Myagdi on Monday in Beni. Stating that the government would hold the local elections at any cost on May 14, Khanal added that the government’s services would reach the doorsteps of...

    No reason to postpone elections: UML leader Rawal

    March 20, 2017: CPN (UML) vice-chair Bhim Rawal has said that there was no reason to postpone the local poll. Speaking in a face to face programme here today, leader Rawal said that the elections should not be stopped in the pretext of any one party boycotting it. In another note, leader Rawal said that the government should quit if the election was not held in the stipulated date. He added that vandalizing the office of local bodies set...

    Electoral Constituency Determination Bill passed

    March 20,2017: The Legislature-Parliament has passed the ‘Electoral Constituency Determination Bill, 2017’ by a majority today. Before this, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Ajaya Shankar Nayak presented a proposal on behalf the Prime Minister seeking the House approve the bill. Lawmakers Bharat Bahadur Khadka, Rajendra Pandey, Rewati Raman Bhandari, Guru Burlakoti, Ram Narayan Bidari and Agni Prasad Kharel withdrew the amendment proposals on the bill that they had registered earlier. However, the House rejected with a majority...

    NC president Deuba fully confident of local poll

    March 20, 2017: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the local-level election announced for May 14 this year is certain. Addressing a programme organised to mark the seventh death anniversary of party former president Girija Prasad Koirala at Lokanthali, Bhaktapur, the former Prime Minister urged party cadres and all not doubt whether the election would be hold. He claimed the country would see a constitutional crisis if the election schedule was not implemented which, according to him,...

    RPP leader Rana injured in clash

      March 20, 2017: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) leaders and cadres clashed with the police in course of a protest demonstration organised by the party in the capital today. RPP senior leader Pashupati Shamsher Rana and other cadres were injured in the skirmish with the police as they tried to breach the restricted zone at Jamal during the protest and the police tried to prevent them from doing so. Leader Rana said that the incident was regrettable as they...

    CPN (Masal) objects to EC’s decision

    March 20, 2017: General Secretary of the CPN (Masal) Mohan Bikram Singh has said that the issues of re-establishing Monarchy and Hindu state mentioned in the party statute of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party were wrong. Issuing a press release today, leader Singh says these issues lead the nation on the way to regression therefore his party protests these agendas. Similarly, he has stated that the parties have the constitutional right of professing any ideology and going to the public,...

    House approves three different bills

    March 19, 2017: Today’s meeting of the Legislature-Parliament has unanimously approved the proposal of sending the three different bills to concerned committees for clause-wise discussion. The bills are Bill relating to facilities of former office-bearers-2073 BS, Bill relating to additional conditions for remuneration, facilities and services to the Chief Justice, Supreme Court judges-2073 BS and Bill relating to additional conditions for remuneration, facilities and services to judges of the High Court 2073 BS. Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary...

    Election and constitution amendment cannot go side by side: Chairman Bijukchhe

    March 19, 2017: Chairman of the Nepal Workers and Peasants Party, Narayan Man Bijukchhe, has said that election and constitution amendment process cannot go side by side. At a programme organised by Rafat Sanchar Club here today, Chairman Bijukchhe suggested holding local poll at first then discussing on constitution amendment process. Blaming the big parties of not following the code of conduct issued by the Election Commission, Chairman Bijukchhe drew the attention of the EC towards it. He said...

    RPP chair Thapa directs party cadres for local poll

    March 19, 2017: Deputy Prime Minister and Rastriya Prajatantra Party chair Kamal Thapa has directed the party cadres to be ready for local poll. In an interaction organized by the party district chapter here today, chair Thapa further urged the UDMF to take part in the local elections. He further shared that his party will go for protest in both parliament and street against the election commission’s decision as it arbitrarily decided to remove the portion of Hindu state...

    UDMF lawmakers boycott Parliament meeting

    March 19, 2017: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has boycotted today’s meeting of the Legislature-Parliament. They boycotted the meeting citing demand of constitution amendment, the major demand of the UDMF, was not addressed. With Speaker Onsari Gharti announcing the commencement of the meeting, UDMF –associated lawmakers stood up from their respective seats as a gesture of their protest of the session. On the occasion, Jangilal Yadav of Tarai-Madhes Loktantrik Party blamed that government has made the Madhesi people...

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