Prachanda said Karki had undermined the government’s authority by announcing actions “against me when I was away on a state visit to India in mid-September”.
Chiefs of 4 parties slammed for recommending Karki.
Constitution delinks religion from politics without engaging the people.
Karki had offended many politicians in the past and now civil society organisations, especially the rich ones, were feeling vulnerable.
The House, with an effective strength of 596, will require two-third majority endorsing it for adoption of the motion for impeachment.
Just before Dahal’s Delhi trip, clear indications had come from the Chinese side that the much-anticipated visit of President Xi would not take place either on his way to or return from the BRICS meet in Goa.
Dashain has all along been a religious, cultural and social occasion for Nepal , but this time it gave a loud political message as well.
Opinion is divided if the turn augurs well for the institution.
While greeting Nepalis on Dashai, the main festival of Hindus in the country, the former king said though it was already too late, people must review the situation and make the actors answerable.
As Dashai, the main festival of the Hindus with over 80 per cent of the population begins, security forces are beefed up in and around major 'Shakti' and 'Bhairav' temples where the President Bidhya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to pay a visit on Sunday.
Civil society, media and judiciary are under the anti-corruption scanner.
After India and three other nations decided pull out of the 19th SAARC Summit in Islamabad, Nepal on Sunday said the regional environment is not conducive for the summit.
All three countries, in different ways, blamed Pakistan for the current atmosphere and said it was not conducive for the summit.
At the meeting, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal was taken aback when Resham Chaduhary requested the withdrawal of cases including murder, pending against him for more than a year.
A year after, the new constitution is owned only by the political elite.
Two low-intensity bombs went off at schools in Kathmandu’s Jorpati area while the army disposed the rest, officials said. Police said three people allegedly involved in the crime have been arrested.
Dahal was criticised within the central secretariat of his own party, with senior leader Narayan Kaji accusing that what Dahal did in Delhi will make another neighbour 'angry'.
Former Prime Minister and chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist K P Oli said Prachanda had stooped “too low.
Dahal, who has travelled to Delhi in less than a month of his succeeding Oli as the prime minister, risks giving credence to the Indian perception with his claims to promote “balanced” relations with Nepal’s two neighbours.
CIAA spokesperson Ganesh Karki said top leaders of the Maoist party would be asked to depose before the commission within 30 days. He, however, refused to disclose names.
A prominent Madhesi leader told Dahal that the Madhesis should get around 50 per cent quota in the Gorkha regiments.
The issue regarding Gorkha recruitment and pensions has been raised both at the political level as well as by the Federation of the Retired Military Personnel, a representative body of over 100,000 Gorkha pensioners living in Nepal.
Not to be left out, PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal has taken upon himself the responsibility to bring the relationship 'back on track'.
Relations between Pushpa Kamal Dahal and India have seen many ups and downs. Dahal has in the past accused India of trying to micro-manage Nepal.
The move may apply some balm in the strained bilateral relations between UK and Nepal
The decision, incidentally, comes at a time when Nepalese Prime Minister Prachanda, is preparing to visit India for a three-day trip starting September 15.
Voluntary sector is being targeted to deflect public anger against politicians
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The cabinet has decided to bear entire expenses for his treatment of prostrate cancer in the United States and released Rs six million as the initial installment.
PM Dahal must address coalition concerns, balance relations with India, China.
Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” administered the Oath of Office to the new ministers in the presence of President Bidhya Devi Bhandari in her office on Friday morning.
The closure of the magazine removes a platform that the regional think tank felt was its 'own'.
She’s a stubborn character, the 88-year-old former Queen Mother
The 88-year-old Queen Mother has been living in Mahendra Manzil, a house built and gifted to her by her husband late King Mahendra some five decades ago.
The emissary diplomacy comes at a time when New Delhi has been unable to conceal its happiness over the exit of K.P. Oli, who it perceived to be pro-China, from the PM’s office.
The challenge to the core concept of the Constitution raises the following question: How long can the Constitution that only a year ago was called the best in the world by its architect leaders, survive?