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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.
 

Revolving-door politics in Nepal as Maoist poised to become PM

Nepal`s parliament meets on Wednesday in a crucial session that is expected to confirm former Maoist rebel chief Prachanda as the Himalayan nation`s new prime minister after KP Oli stepped down to avoid a no-confidence motion.

Nepal likely to form consensus government within seven days of Oli resigning

Nepal likely to form consensus government within seven days of Oli resigning

With K.P. Sharma Oli resigning as Nepal`s Prime Minister, President Bidhya Devi Bhandari will now call upon political parties to form a consensus government within the next seven days, local media reports said.

Nepal in limbo as rival camps speed up legal consultations

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, set to face a no-confidence motion in Parliament on Thursday, on Sunday continued consultations with legal and constitutional experts in a bid to save his now minority government while new-found allies CPN (Maoist Centre) and the Nepali Congress, too, asserted the constitutionality of their claim.

No good neighbourly relations at cost of national security:Oli

 Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli today said he cannot compromise national security in the name of maintaining cordial relations with neighbours, without naming any specific country.

Nepal recalls its Ambassador Deep Kumar Upadhyaya to India

Nepal recalls its Ambassador Deep Kumar Upadhyaya to India

The Nepalese diplomat has been also charged with involvement in toppling the Oli government.

Sher Bahadur Deuba elected Nepali Congress president

Three-time Prime Minister and Nepali Congress senior leader Sher Bahadur Deuba has been elected as the new president of the country`s largest democratic party.

Nepali Congress fails to elect new chief, run-off poll begins

The first round of voting to elect the new president of Nepali Congress ended inconclusively leading to a run-off poll on Monday.

Nepali Congress set to pick new leadership at convention

Nepal's grand old party, Nepali Congress, is all set to pick its new leadership at the party's 13th general convention beginning here from Thursday, following the death of its president Sushil Koirala on February 9.

Nepalese PM Oli calls emergency meeting following Koirala''s demise

 Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has convened an emergency meeting of Council of Minister following the demise of Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala.

Nepal’s economy sinking, supplies shouldn’t be linked to politics: Ambassador

 Nepal's ambassador to India Deep Kumar Upadhyay has said his country's economy was sinking and there was need for immediate steps for restoring supplies from India, which have been disrupted due to agitation by Madhesi parties over the new constitution.

Nepalese Parliament to elect new PM on Sunday

Nepalese Parliament is all set to elect the new Prime Minister tomorrow, choosing between outgoing Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and CPN-UML leader KP Sharma Oli, in a contest which became necessary as parties failed to forge a consensus.

Nepali PM Koirala resigns ahead of tomorrow's election

Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala resigned on Saturday ahead of the election for the post on Sunday.

Want good relations with India: Nepal's top leaders

Nepal's top political leaders on Monday vowed to maintain good relations with India, a day after New Delhi voiced concern over unrest in areas bordering India after the promulgation of the new constitution in the Himalayan nation.

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.

Nepali parties propose formation of six states

Nepal stepped closer to finalising a constitution for itself after four major political parties agreed to a division of the Himalayan nation into six federally-administered states.

Nepal parties ink historic agreement

The four major political parties of Nepal on Monday night inked a 16-point agreement to federate the country into eight federal provinces, paving the way for the promulgation of a new constitution.

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: Koirala to meet opposition parties to resolve political crisis

Seeking to resolve the lingering political crisis in Nepal, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has initiated talks with UCPN-Maoist chairman Prachanda, Madhesi leaders and opposition parties.

Nepal constitution logjam remains, lawmakers intensify stir

 Nepal's opposition lawmakers led by Maoists today intensified their protests over a new constitution leading to fresh chaos in parliament, a day after the House missed the deadline to promulgate the new statute.