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Nepal to conduct first local polls in 20 years on Sunday

Nepal to conduct first local polls in 20 years on Sunday

Altogether 4.9 million voters are eligible to cast their votes in the first phase of elections.

Nepal government in crisis as ruling partner quits

The Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led government in Nepal on Monday received a major blow after one of the ruling coalition partners, Rastriya Prajatantra Party, decided to withdraw from the government over the impeachment motion against the Chief Justice.

Nepal government tables constitution amendment bill

Nepal government tables constitution amendment bill

Law Minister Ajaya Shankar Nayak introduced the bill amidst vociferous protests from members of nine opposition parties.

Protests in Nepal against constitution amendment proposal

Protests in Nepal against constitution amendment proposal

The amendment proposal seeks split some of the districts of the present Province No 5 and to incorporate them in Province no 4 and 6. Against this proposed change and in favour of a unified Province 5, thousands of people across party lines have joined hands since Wednesday morning.
 

Embattled Nepali PM expected to face no-confidence motion

Embattled Nepali PM expected to face no-confidence motion

"Nepal`s prime minister is prepared to face a no-confidence motion in parliament after former Maoist rebels who had backed his coalition withdrew their support but he sees no need to step down", an aide said.

Anti-constitution protesters picket key government complex in Nepal

Anti-constitution protesters picket key government complex in Nepal

The government deployed heavy security, including personnel in riot gear, to tackle the protests and announced restrictions on assemblies around Singha Durbar ahead of the demonstration.

Nepal govt levels 3 charges against its Ambassador to India

Nepal govt levels 3 charges against its Ambassador to India

"Envoys should follow government's directives and maintain diplomatic decorum," Minister for Defence Bhim Rawal told reporters in Kathmandu.

Nepal's Oli govt survives after Maoists take U-turn

Nepal's embattled Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli Thursday survived a threat to his government after a U-turn by Prachanda-led Maoists who decided not to withdraw support to him for now.

Nepal to probe death of Madhesi protesters in police firing

Over 50 people have died the last five months in the agitation by Madhesi people demanding more representation.

Nepal govt cracking down against Madhesis?

The crackdown against Madhesis by the Nepal government will only push the movement towards further violence, an advocate said.

Nepal president tells govt to address Madhesi issue seriously

Nepal's President Ram Baran Yadav appealed to the new government to take the demands raised by the agitating Madhesi groups seriously.

Nepal forms panel to ease political standoff with India

The Nepal government on Friday formed a three-member panel to talk with India to end the current political and diplomatic standoff.

Nepal clears GMR's $1.5 billion Hydel project

The cost of the project is estimated to be around USD 1.5 billion.