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UML claims Deuba doesn't have popular mandate. Experts disagree

Kathmandu, July 24 -- Subas Nembang, deputy parliamentary party leader of the CPN-UML, walked up to the lectern at the House of Representatives on Friday to make an address congratulating Sher Bahadur... Read More


Teachers Service Commission out of work with vacant leadership positions

Kathmandu, July 23 -- On December 18 last year, a committee led by then chairperson of the Public Service Commission Umesh Mainali recommended three names to lead the Teachers Service Commission. The... Read More


The House got a new lease of life. Now it should get deputy Speaker

Kathmandu, July 21 -- When Krishna Bahadur Mahara stepped down in October 2019 following attempt to rape allegations, it set off a tusssle in the then Nepal Communist Party (NCP), with both chairs KP ... Read More


Deuba set to govern for a year and a half as he wins House confidence

Kathmandu, July 19 -- Five days after his appointment as prime minister, Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Sunday evening won the vote of confidence in the reinstated House of Representa... Read More


Deuba wins vote of confidence in the reinstated House

Kathmandu, July 18 -- Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Sunday won the vote of confidence in the House of Representatives. Deuba received 165 votes in the 271-member strong lower house. He needed ... Read More


Congress has opportunity to restore parliamentary supremacy, experts say

Kathmandu, July 18 -- The last session of the House of Representatives was a total farce. The session began on March 7 following the Supreme Court's February 23 order when it reinstated the dissolved... Read More


Provinces following Oli's example of governing through ordinances

Kathmandu, July 17 -- One of the major criticisms the KP Sharma Oli government faced was that it tried to rule the country through ordinances. He issued 15 of them, including one for the federal budge... Read More


Transitional justice bodies get new term but conflict victims have little hope

Kathmandu, July 16 -- In one of the first orders of business, the incoming Sher Bahadur Deuba government has extended the terms of two transitional justice commissions and their office-bearers by a ye... Read More


Confidence vote will decide how long new government lasts

Kathmandu, July 14 -- With the appointment of Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba as the country's new prime minister, the question now is how long he will remain in the post. The House of R... Read More


Court verdict raises serious moral question for President Bhandari

Kathmandu, July 13 -- In its written clarification presented to the Supreme Court on June 17 on the dissolution of the House of Representatives and the announcement of midterm elections in November, t... Read More