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Opposition parties obstruct parliament meeting Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

KATHMANDU: The opposition parties including the main opposition CPN (UML) obstructed the parliament meeting today, protesting the constitution amendment bill the government registered in the Legislature-Parliament. The opposition party lawmakers protested by standing from their respective seats as..

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Amendment bill not to be allowed passage in parliament: Oli Sunday, December 18th, 2016

KATHMANDU: CPN-UML chairman KP Sharma Oli has said the constitution amendment bill would not be allowed passage in the parliament. Speaking in a colloquium titled 'Constitution Amendment Proposal and the Question of Nationality' organised by the All Nepal Intellectuals Association in Kathmandu on..

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Constitution amendment bill withdrawl is only way out: Oli

DAMAK: CPN-UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has called on the government to withdraw the Constitution amendment bill registered at the Parliament. Speaking at a programme organised to mark the golden jubilee of Mahendra Ratna Secondary School at Lopgachhi-3 of the district, the former PM said, “The..

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UML decides to intensify protest over amendment bill Friday, December 16th, 2016

KATHMANDU: The main opposition CPN-UML has said the party is ever ready to find a solution to existing political imbroglio in the country through election. The Standing Committee ( SC) meeting of the party that took place at its central office, Dhumbarahi on Thursday insisted on the need of..

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Elections will be held preparing calendar: NC President Deuba Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, has said that the three-tier of elections would be held by January 2018. Addressing a programme organized by the Nepal Students Union here in the capital today, leader Deuba added that the elections would be held by..

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Dahal smells conspiracy against people’s rights

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said some political parties were plotting against institutionalisation of people’s rights documented in the Constitution. Addressing a cadres’ training programme organised by his party–CPN Maoist Centre–Province No. 3 committee here Monday,..

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Nepal: Uncertainty prevails over Constitution amendment bill Monday, December 12th, 2016

By Yubaraj Ghimire, KATHMANDU: Parliamentary arithmetic and political equation at the moment suggest that the Constitution amendment bill moved by the government that says it is is aimed to address the demands of Madhesi Front may not have the required two third majority in the parliament. But..

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Elections before Constitution amendment, reiterates Oli

KATHMANDU: Chairman of major opposition CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli, has expressed wonders why the government advocating for Constitution amendment rather than making preparations for elections. During a talk programme organised by the student wing of the party, ANNFSU, here Sunday, Chairman Oli argued..

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Amendment itself is beginning of Constitution implementation: PM Sunday, December 11th, 2016

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the Constitution amendment itself would be the beginning of its implementation. Addressing a programme, organised on the occasion of the 68th International Human Rights Day by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) at Pulchok, on Saturday,..

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NC President Deuba accuses UML of doing divisive politics Saturday, December 10th, 2016

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba said nationality could not be strengthened without trusting the Madhes region that would make up half the total population of the country. He also accused the main opposition, CPN-UML, of doing divisive politics in the name of Madhes and..

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Paudel seeks political unity to resolve crisis Thursday, December 8th, 2016

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Paudel has emphasised the unity among political parties to give the country a way out from the current political crisis. Talking to mediapersons at the Tribhuvan International Airport today after his return from a 10-day Japan visit, he said,..

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