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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 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.

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.

Nepal president calls for consensus government in a week

Nepal's President Ram Baran Yadav on Friday called upon all political parties in the Himalayan nation to form a national consensus government within a week.

Process to elect president, PM to begin in Nepal

The process to elect a new president, vice president, prime minister and Parliament speaker in Nepal in accordance with the constitution promulgated on September 20 will begin soon, an official said on Friday.

Nepal Parliament's winter session summoned on Oct 2

Nepal's President Ram Baran Yadav has called the Parliament's winter session next week, days after the lawmakers promulgated the country's new Constitution that triggered widespread protests in the southern plains bordering India.

Nepal leadership should have taken steps to defuse tension: MEA

Expressing concern over incidents of violence in regions of Nepal bordering India following the promulgation of new constitution yesterday, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Monday said these could have been avoided had the political leadership in that nation taken steps to defuse the tension.

Nepal violence continues day after adoption of new constitution

Police in Nepal said they shot and injured at least three protesters on Monday, a day after the Himalayan nation adopted its first democratic constitution, the violence dashing hopes that the historic event would put a stop to weeks of clashes.

New Nepal Constitution should address concerns of all: India

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on Friday said Nepal's new Constitution should address concerns of all sides as he called on the top leadership here following violent protests by Madhesi groups over a federal structure that has spilled over to districts bordering India.