News Digest: Federal Affairs (February 03 – 09, 2022)

Administration Issues Bharat Shah, Minister for Internal Affairs and Communication of Madhes province, filed a resolution proposal in the Provincial Assembly for the implementation of the Provincial Police Act. Minister Shah filed the proposal to gain the attention of the federal government and Members of Parliament to implement the act. The federal government has been…

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News Digest: Federal Affairs (January 27 – February 2, 2022)

Economy and Development Chief Minister (CM) of Gandaki Province, Krishan Chandra Nepali administration has demanded NR. 5 billion additional budgets from the federal government to complete the development plan. A team including CM Nepali on January 31 reached Kathmandu and gathered with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s administration for the budget. CM Nepali also informed…

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News Digest: Federal Affairs (January 20 – 26, 2022)

Provincial and Local Issues  Karnali Province Chief Minister Jeevan Bahadur Shahi has publicized the property details as per rule for the Member of Parliament and Council of Minister 2074 BS. A team of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority has raided Pipara Rural Municipality of Mahottari. A team from Commission’s Bardibas office…

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October Analysis: Federalism

With one month remaining for the elections, in October, political parties were occupied with forging coalitions and candidacy nominations. Two parties – Janata Samajwadi Party and Lokrantrik Samajwadi Party – switched coalitions, and this led to changes in the cabinet of ministry at the central level, and in the Madhes Pradhesh. Major political parties of…

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August Analysis: Federalism

The upcoming federal house of representatives and provincial assemblies’ election is announced for November 20, 2022. With the election in hand the ruling political parties have already started to form coalition among the other parties and created a task force to determine seat sharing. For the upcoming elections, challenges lie in security management at the…

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July Analysis: Federalism

Revival of question of federal Nepal has yet again emerged as a debate among the political parties, provincial government and people. With the upcoming federal and provincial elections, leaders of political parties have been pouring concerns on federalism being a bad decision for the country. Former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli expressed on July 27…

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May Analysis: Federalism

The importance of an efficacious election cannot be overstressed for the state of Nepal still in the infancy of its federal structure. The second periodic election of the local bodies on May 13th has ended successfully with few sporadic violent events across the country. With few exceptions, most of the political parties took part in the local level elections this month.

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