Nepal government

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.

May 13, 2017, 17:49 PM IST

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.

May 01, 2017, 21:22 PM IST
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.

Jan 08, 2017, 21:03 PM IST
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.

Nov 30, 2016, 16:20 PM IST
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.

Jul 13, 2016, 12:19 PM IST
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.

May 15, 2016, 19:26 PM IST
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.

May 07, 2016, 19:35 PM IST

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.

May 05, 2016, 20:24 PM IST

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.

Jan 22, 2016, 17:38 PM IST

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.

Jan 06, 2016, 15:42 PM IST

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.

Oct 22, 2015, 01:06 AM IST

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.

Oct 09, 2015, 16:16 PM IST

Nepal government, donors spar over relief, reconstruction fund

In the aftermath of the April 25 earthquake in Nepal, a new debate has been triggered between the Nepal government and donor agencies over relief distribution and the reconstruction mechanism as some donors want to fund projects and programmes in their own way.

May 11, 2015, 21:38 PM IST

Nepal issues alert as swine flue virus infects 17

Nepal government has issued a high alert after at least 17 people, many of them from areas near the India-Nepal border, have tested positive for the deadly swine flu virus, officials on Thursday said.

Feb 27, 2015, 00:10 AM IST

International conference on climate change kicks off in Kathmandu

An international conference on "mountain people adapting to change" kicked off in Kathmandu Sunday, aiming at providing a platform to discuss best ways to help mountain communities to deal with adverse impacts of climate change.

Nov 10, 2014, 02:25 AM IST

Nepal clears GMR's $1.5 billion Hydel project

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

Sep 22, 2014, 14:19 PM IST

India trains Nepali officials to fight money laundering, terrorist financing

The Indian government has approved a Capacity Development Programme for the officials of the Department of Money Laundering Investigation (DMLI), Nepal, and other stakeholder ministries in the Nepal government to counter the challenges of money laundering and terrorist financing.

Sep 06, 2014, 13:13 PM IST

Very little chance of rescuing Indian mountaineer alive: Nepal government

Nepal`s Tourism Ministry Saturday said that there is very little chance of rescuing alive Indian mountaineer Chhanda Gayen and two Sherpas who have been missing since Monday.

May 24, 2014, 19:17 PM IST

Nepal govt files murder case against 13 Maoists

Nepalese government has filed a case against 13 Maoist cadres for their alleged involvement in the murder of a 16-year-old school boy in 2004 during the decade-long civil strife in the country, prompting the Maoists to obstruct the Parliament Wednesday.

Apr 16, 2014, 15:40 PM IST

Nepal plans to host SAARC summit Nov 14

The Nepal government has decided to host the 18th SAARC summit Nov 14 this year, officials here said.

Mar 31, 2014, 14:51 PM IST