Modi hopes Nepal implements Constitution soon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday batted for improved economic cooperation with Nepal and expressed hope that the neighbouring country would adopt its Constitution in the stipulated one-year time-frame.

Landmark meeting of Nepal`s constitution drafting body

wo months after the Constituent Assembly elections in Nepal, the Assembly is holding its first meeting Wednesday afternoon with the aim of drafting a new constitution for this Himalayan nation within a year.

Nepal: No agreement over new constitution

The parties are polarised on the key contentious issue of federating the country in the new constitution.

Nepal to have 11 federal states

Nepal`s major political parties agreed on having 11 federal states and a mixed political system including direct elections for the President.

Strike over Constitution work paralyses Nepal

Normal life across Nepal was paralysed as major ethnic groups enforced a general strike protesting against state restructuring.

Nepal: ‘Catastrophe if no Constitution by May 27’

Nepal will plunge into a catastrophe if the Constitution is not drafted by the May 27 deadline, ex-PM Madhav Kumar Nepal has warned.

Nepal lawmakers meet Indian MPs for constitution drafting

Rajiv Shukla told reporters here that all major parties of Nepal participated in the discussion.

Nepal PM seeks to finish peace process by Nov-end

Baburam Bhattarai has said he will resign if he fails to complete the peace process with Maoists.

Dalai Lama`s envoy arrested in Nepal

The arrest of Thiley Lama, exiled Tibetan leader Dalai Lama`s envoy in Nepal, comes amidst growing complaints by the Buddhist community in Nepal that they are being increasingly hounded.

US asks Nepal to meet May deadline for new constitution

The United States has asked Nepalese political parties to work together to meet the May 28 deadline to draft and finalise the new constitution.

US hopes Nepal`s new statute will be ready on time

Seeking consolidation of Nepal democracy, the US has hoped that framing of new constitution will be promulgated on time.

Nepal Constitution must be drafted in time: Prachanda

Accusing "regressive forces" of conspiring against the timely drafting of new Constitution, Nepal`s opposition Maoists chief Prachanda on Sunday said it must be promulgated by the May 28 deadline.

‘GP Koirala strived for Nepal constitution’

In his last days, ex-Nepalese PM GP Koirala was striving hard to bring about a consensus on the new Constitution, which has been delayed due to pol rifts.

New Constitution may not be drafted within May 28: Nepal President

Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav on Saturday hoped that the ongoing peace process will reach its logical conclusion though the new Constitution may not be drafted within the stipulated time frame of May 28.