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Nepal proposes Constitution amendment to meet Madhesis demands

Nepal's government has registered the Constitution amendment bill in Parliament despite opposition from CPN-UML, aimed at carving out a new province to meet the demands of agitating Madhesis and other ethnic groups whose protests last year left more than 50 people dead.

Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal to split Province 5 to woo agitating Madhes parties

Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal plans to split Province 5 of the country which currently has 13 districts to woo Madhes-based parties.

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.