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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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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April Analysis: Federalism

The parties, in both the ruling alliance and in the opposition, had committed to working toward making the coalition with their respective allies effective in as many local bodies as possible. However, electoral coalitions couldn’t materialize in quite a lot of local bodies. Only in about twelve of seventy-seven districts, the ruling alliance could forge an electoral coalition at all the local levels.

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March Analysis: Federalism

Full-fledged campaigning for the local election is ongoing where many speculations and indecisiveness regarding the coalition of the different parties are seen. The 5-party ruling coalition government was in question whether they will continue with this coalition for the upcoming elections as well. At the end of March month, the recent Nepali Congress meeting established…

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February Analysis: Federalism

In the federal front, the provincial governments completed the 4th year of their establishment in February 2022. On the occasion of the anniversary, the provincial governments awarded some people and organized a long celebration as well. The formulation of provincial acts and the finalization of provinces’ names and their capitals are the main achievements of…

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