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Ruling party says unification concludes, but leaders see more challenges

Kathmandu, April 23 -- Almost a year after the announcement of a merger between two leftist forces to form the country's largest communist party, leaders on Monday announced official conclusion of the... Read More


Unification of ruling party said to conclude soon

Kathmandu, April 21 -- The ruling communist party leadership could announce the conclusion of the unification process between the erstwhile CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Centre) on Monday, coinciding wi... Read More


Pressure mounts on ruling party to initiate action against its general secretary

Kathmandu, April 21 -- Pressure is mounting on the ruling communist party from its own leaders to initiate action against Bishnu Poudel, general secretary of the party who has been embroiled in a cont... Read More


Congress reacts to what it calls Oli's indecent comments against opposition

Kathmandu, April 16 -- The Nepali Congress has taken exception to what it calls Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's frequent use of 'indecent' terminologies to attack opposition parties. Organising a pres... Read More


Bill to amend National Human Rights Commission Act alarms experts

Kathmandu, April 15 -- The government has drafted a bill to amend the National Human Rights Commission Act-2012, which experts say would curtail the rights of the constitutional watchdog. The bill, d... Read More


Former VIPs continue to enjoy state facilities without any legal provision

Kathmandu, April 14 -- Every time the Office of the Auditor General releases its annual report, it brings to the fore several facets of how government money is spent and how state agencies fail to jus... Read More


Parliament panel says government failed to deliver on many promises

Kathmandu, April 14 -- The government has failed to deliver on various promises and such an act amounts to lying to Parliament, a parliamentary committee report states. The report drafted by a subcom... Read More


RJP-N postpones its national convention

Kathmandu, April 12 -- The Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal on Thursday postponed its national convention, citing lack of preparations. The party also called the meeting of its office-bearers on April 21 t... Read More


Legal and constitutional experts find fault with Judicial Council's structure

Kathmandu, April 10 -- Appointment of 18 judges for High Courts and five justices for the Supreme Court by the Judicial Council has met with severe criticism, with legal experts finding fault with the... Read More


Supreme Court sets three-month deadline for Ncell, Axiata to clear tax dues

Kathmandu, April 10 -- The Supreme Court has ordered Ncell and Axiata, the parent company of the private-sector telecom operator, to clear its outstanding capital gains tax within three months and bar... Read More