Send back Indian envoy: Two Nepal lawmakers demand in Parliament

Blaming India for the over 100-day blockade of the key border trade points and interfering in Nepal's internal affairs, two Leftist lawmakers on Tuesday obstructed Parliament session demanding that Indian envoy should be sent back.

Madhesis not serious about dialogue: Nepal minister

Law minister Agni Kharel said the government was ready to address the demands of the Joint Madhesi Front by amending the newly-promulgated Constitution. He was addressing a press meet in Damak Municipality.

Nepal elects its first woman president

Vidya Devi Bhandari from the ruling CPN-UML was on Wednesday elected as Nepal's first woman President.

Nepal's major parties vie for the post of President

Nepal's new president will be elected tomorrow.

Lift 'undeclared blockade' on border: Nepal to India

India should lift the "undeclared blockade" of a key border trade point with Nepal as the people are facing severe hardships due to scarcity of essential goods like fuel and cooking gas, a veteran politician said on Thursday.

Nepal hopeful of talks with Madhesis over federal structure:FM

 Nepal today said it was still hopeful of talks with the disgruntled Madhesi parties, hours after India and the US expressed concern over violent protests by minority groups protesting the seven province federal model under the new Constitution.

CPN-UML to lead next Nepal govt, Deputy PM says

CPN-UML to lead next Nepal govt, Deputy PM says

 Nepal's Deputy Prime Minister Bamdev Gautam today said the next government to be formed after the promulgation of the new Constitution in July will be headed by his CPN-UML party which will lead the massive post-earthquake relief work.

Opposition supporters protest in Nepal, 24 injured

Thousands of opposition supporters in Nepal on Saturday staged a massive protest rally here to press the government over their demand of drafting the Constitution through consensus, prompting police to fire teargas and water cannons in which over 20 protesters were injured.

Nepal to miss constitution deadline amid continuing confusion

 Nepali lawmakers were Wednesday set to miss a self-imposed deadline for promulgation of the country`s new constitution after the various political parties failed to reach a consensus on key issues eluding a resolution.

Key Nepal parties closer to reaching deal on federal structure

Nepal's three major political parties are closer to reach an agreement on federal structure, one of the key issues hampering the drafting of the new constitution, a senior minister said on Sunday.

Nepal parties agree on constitution deal

 Nepal's ruling parties today reached an agreement on major contentious issues of the new constitution that will be promulgated by January next year.

Nepal parties start dialogue on new constitution

Nepal`s major political parties have started decisive talks on the issues of new constitution, officials said Sunday.

Three party meet to discuss Nepal Constitution ends inconclusively

A meeting of Nepal's three major political parties to discuss the formation of a high level committee to resolve issues relating to the Constitution as well as providing relief to the families of those killed during the Maoist insurgency, ended inconclusively on Sunday.

Sushma Swaraj meets UML leaders, ends Nepal visit

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Sunday averted a diplomatic disaster by meeting leaders of the ruling CPN-UML just before returning to India after a three-day visit which she said was "productive" and "successful".

Madhesi parties and the Maoist form alliance

Nepal`s main opposition party UCPN (Maoist) and six Madhesi parties on Thursdaty formed an alliance to push for their demand of identity-based federalism.

Nepal`s former PM set to lead constitution drafting process

Nepal`s former prime minister Baburam Bhattarai is set to take the leadership of Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (PDCC), a powerful committee on Nepal`s constitution drafting process.

Nepal elects chairman of Constituent Assembly

Veteran CPN-UML leader Subash Nembang was on Tuesday elected unopposed as chairman of Nepal`s Constituent Assembly that will draft a new constitution aimed at ending years of political uncertainty.

Nepali Congress to back CPN-UML candidate for Speaker`s post

Nepali Congress said it would back CPN-UML candidate Subash Chandra Nembang for the post of Constituent Assembly chairman and House Speaker, the election for which is scheduled for tomorrow.

NC, CPN-UML fail to end deadlock over power sharing

The Nepali Congress on Wednesday failed to resolve differences with coalition partner CPN-UML over the allocation of the key portfolio of Home Ministry, raising doubts over the ability of the new government to end the prolonged political uncertainty in the country.

Sushil Koirala set to become next Prime Minister of Nepal

Sushil Koirala is set to become the next prime minister of Nepal with the support of the CPN-UML, ending months of political gridlock following last year`s elections.