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Maoists disrupt house yet again

Kathmandu — Lawmakers of the opposition parties, mainly the UCPN (Maoist), have obstructed the Constituent Assembly (CA) meeting yet again. After the opposition lawmakers resorted to vandalism in the previous CA meeting, which was scheduled to begin at 1 pm Sunday but began only after midnight on Monday, the CA Chair Subhas Nembang put an end […]

Police baton charge RPP-N cadres

Kathmandu – Police charged cadres of the Hindu-royalist Rashtriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-N) with batons on Sunday in New Baneshwor. Police resorted to baton-charging when the RPP-N cadres tried to enter into the restricted zone around the Constituent Assembly (CA) building. According to Mohan Shrestha, joint spokesperson of the RPP-N, at least five of their cadres […]

CA dwells on CPDCC report

Kathmandu – Constituent Assembly (CA) on Friday started deliberations on the report submitted by the Constitutional, Political, Dialogue and Consensus Committee (CPDCC). The CPDCC, one of the CA committees, was tasked with forging consensus on the contentious issues of the new constitution by holding discussions with the top leaders of the major political parties. Unable to […]

CA members submit signatures to chairman

Chairman of National People’s Front Chitra Bahadur K.C. on Friday presented signatures collected from 413 CA members to CA Chair Subhas Nembang demanding the CA follow due process for a timely statute. Receiving the signatures Nembang said consensus couldn’t be reached because of the parties’ unwillingness to negotiate a deal. “But, we will not wait any […]

UCPN (M) to obstruct house

Kathmandu – The main opposition UCPN (Maoist) has decided to simultaneously protest within and outside the Constituent Assembly (CA) if the ruling NC and the UML initiates the process of passing the new constitution by using their two-thirds strength. An extended Central Committee (CC) meeting of the UCPN (Maoist) held in its headquarters at Paris Danda […]

Locals defy strikes

Kathmandu — Local people have started to defy strikes called by the UCPN (Maoist)-led 30-party alliance in several parts of the country. In Dadeldhura district, the local traders took to the streets after the UCPN (Maoist) cadres forcibly shut their shops on Monday. The traders staged demonstrations and shouted slogans against the strike enforcers. After […]

Parties not willing-Nembang

Kathmandu- Constituent Assembly (CA) Chair Subhas Nembang in a meeting with lawmakers on Wednesday said the top leaders of major political parties are not willing to reach consensus. “It is not that they are incapable but they do not have the will to forge consensus,” said Nembang addressing a group of lawmakers pressing for identity-based […]