Posts tagged ‘House



Crucial bills stuck in House for lack of quorum

Posted on: Saturday, Sep 9, 2017

Only on one occasion more than 148 lawmakers were present in the House. Suwal raised the quorum issue when Minister of Land Reform Gopal Dahit presented the Madhesi Commission Bill in the House for consideration. Parliament Secretariat officials rang the …

It has stated about the ground of inclusion for the closed list of PR candidates, with ensuring 13.9 percent participation of dalits, 28.7 percent for indigenous nationalities, 31.2 for khas arya, 15.3 for Madhesi, 6.6 for Tharus and 4.4 percent for the …

House to pass bills on criminal code today

Posted on: Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar will propose the bill related to Madhesi, Tharu and Muslim commissions. The House will also discuss the health insurance bill after endorsing it.

Fifty-three bills need House consideration

Posted on: Thursday, Jul 27, 2017

House panels have already finalised reports on bills relating to social practice reform, labour, cooperatives, National Dalit Commission, National Inclusion Commission, Commission for Indigenous Nationalities, Madhesi Commission, Tharu Commission and …

Agitating Madhesi parties, however, have taken the adjournment of the House normally. Talking to THT Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal leader Laxman Lal Karna said that adjournment does not matter much as the government has committed to pass the bill before …

The government is preparing to increase the number of local units in Tarai districts according the agreement reached with Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha in order to bring them on board for elections. The House meeting was summoned for 1 pm today.

Established in February 1993, the Kathmandu Post, Nepal’s first privately owned English broadsheet daily, is today Nepal’s leading English language newspaper, with a daily circulation of 82,000 copies. This makes the Post Nepal’s second-most widely …

“Madhesi parties should be included in the local elections slated for May 14. Postponing the elections by five days won’t make any difference if that brings them [Madhesi parties] to the polls,” said Poudel during a press meet in Baglung on Sunda

Madhesi Morcha continues House boycott

Posted on: Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017

Apr 11, 2017- The Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (SLMM) boycotted the Legislature-Parliament meeting on Tuesday also. With the commencement of the meeting, SLMM affiliated lawmakers stood up from their respective seats and Speaker Onsari Gharti gave …

Speaking at the meeting, Madhesi Janadhikar Forum (Loktantrik) lawmaker Gita Rana demanded threshold less than three percent votes, claiming that the threshold of three percent votes would bar the political parties with new concepts.

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Mithila is an ancient cultural region of South Nepal and North India lying between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and the Ganges River. The Nepal border cuts across the top fringe of this region. The Gandak and Kosi Rivers are rough western and eastern boundaries of Mithila. The Ramayana records a dynastic marriage between Prince Rama of Ayodhya and Sita, the daughter of Raja Janak of Mithila. The town of Janakpur, in the northern Nepali section of Mithila, is believed to be Janak's old capital.

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