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Amendment bill registered with UML’s consent: Deuba

ITHARI: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has argued that the bill on constitution amendment was registered at the Legislature-Parliament based on the agreement with the major opposition CPN-UML. Inaugurating the 13th district convention of PABSON, Sunsari, here Friday, NC President..

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Nepal govt fails to get support of Madhesi Morcha on amendment Friday, December 2nd, 2016

KATHMANDU, (ANI): The Nepal Government has failed to get support from the Madhesi Morcha for the amendment proposal registered last month. Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal held talks with the leaders of Madhesi Morcha at his official residence in Baluwatar on Thursday along with some..

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Constitution bill sparks protests in Nepal for 2nd day

KATHMANDU: Nepal witnessed massive anti- government protests today for the second consecutive day against the Constitution amendment bill aimed at carving out a new province to meet the demands of agitating Madhesis and other ethnic groups. An indefinite district-wide general strike has been..

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Constitution amendment bill challenged at SC Thursday, December 1st, 2016

KATHMANDU: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court (SC) challenging the registration of the bill on amendment to the constitution. Advocate Tikadhwoj Khadka moved the apex court on Wednesday demanding repeal of the bill without any delay claiming that the move was against the letter..

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Constitution amendment bill tabled in Parliament Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

KATHMANDU: Seeking to end the year-long political crisis over the new statute, Government today tabled the Constitution amendment bill in Parliament to address the grievances of the agitating Madhesi parties and other ethnic groups. After the Council of Ministers passed its draft, the Constitution..

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NC prez Deuba urges Morcha to support amendment proposal Monday, November 28th, 2016

BIRGUNJ: Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the Madhesi Front should also support the constitution amendment proposal to be registered in the parliament today. Addressing a press conference organised by Nepal Press Union, Parsa branch in Birgunj today, Deuba expressed the..

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Govt duty only to enforce statute, not amend it: UML Chair Oli Friday, November 25th, 2016

POKHARA: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said the government's duty is to enforce the constitution not to amend it as it is planning to. Speaking in a press meet at Pokhara Airport this morning, the chairman of the main opposition accused the government of purporting to lengthen transition..

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Leader Poudel hopeful of national consensus Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

JANAKPUR: Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has expressed his hope that a national consensus will be forged to move a process to amend the constitution. Speaking at a press meet organised by the Nepal Press Union, Dhanusha, the Congress leader said we should all be aware of..

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Oli cautions against breaking province 5 Saturday, November 19th, 2016

LUMBINI: CPN (UML) chairman and former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the Province No 5 should not be fragmented. Talking in a press meet at Gautam Buddha Airport in Bhairahawa today, leader Oli said that no people were demanding for splitting the Province No 5 and therefore it does..

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Constitution amendment proposal within few days Friday, November 18th, 2016

KATHMANDU: The government has been making preparation to register constitution amendment proposal at the Legislature-Parliament based on the consensus of major political parties, within few days. Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is on continuous consultation for constitution amendment..

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Lawmakers call for constitution amendment bill

KATHMANDU: Airing their views at a session of the Legislature-Parliament today, lawmakers drew the attention of the government to various matters. Majority of them demanded the government declare the date of local poll, bring the constitution amendment proposal and accelerate the post earthquake-..

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Amended statute to address Madhesi demands soon: Deuba

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba said on Thursday that the Constitution would be amended soon to accommodate the demands of the agitating Madhesi parties and other ethnic groups. “The issue relating to Constitution’s amendment will be resolved soon as agreement is being..

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