Friday, Jan 27, 2023

Bidhya Devi Bhandari


Nepal’s President refuses to ratify Citizenship Bill

September 21, 2022 5:21 am

The Bill, which defines the entitlement for Citizenship based on marital ground and ensures non-voting Citizenship to non-resident Nepalis living in non-SAARC countries, was reviewed and sent back to the President for ratification.

Nepal President send citizenship Bill back to House

August 15, 2022 6:31 am

t provides for instant eligibility of foreign women married to Nepalis for citizenship, entitlement of all rights to non-resident Nepalis without political rights and simplification of citizenship by descent to wards of foreigners who acquired Nepali citizenship.

Nepal presidential election LIVE updates: Bidhya Devi Bhandari contests for second term

March 13, 2018 12:12 pm

In Tuesday's voting, a total of a total of 330 lawmakers from the Federal Parliament and 550 lawmakers from the Provincial Council are eligible to vote.

Next door Nepal: A short-lived hope

December 30, 2017 1:11 am

Political instability looms again as communists and Maoists delay a merger

Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari signs key ordinance

December 30, 2017 12:29 am

Bhandari signed the ordinance over two months after the cabinet sent it to her suggesting that the first National assembly under the new constitution be formed on the basis of the single transferable vote system.

India-Nepal relations back on track in 2017

December 27, 2017 1:28 pm

In April, President Bidhya Devi Bhandari made her first abroad trip to New Delhi after assuming office in 2015, highlighting the significance of the ties with India.

Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari’s India trip cancelled, envoy recalled

May 07, 2016 2:34 am

India is concerned about the impact of the possible instability on the accord with the Madhesis. The accord is expected to remove inequalities in the new Nepalese Constitution.

Nepal one year after the earthquake: Still to pick up the pieces

April 25, 2016 5:20 pm

With little done towards rehabilitation and reconstruction through the year, Bhandari’s and Oli's presence at the anniversary events hardly injects hope among the people in general, and the victims in particular.

Nepal President's visit to holy shrine: A dilemma for the secular state

December 21, 2015 5:30 pm

What the president faced there was reminiscent of the treatment the orthodox Hindus of Kashi had meted out to Jagjivan Ram, in 1977 when he inaugurated a ceremony at the Sampurnananda Sanskrit University there.

A Himalayan first

December 25, 2015 10:53 pm

Political crises cannot blunt Nepal’s achievement in electing its first woman president.