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Nov 13, 2018
Nilambar Acharya set to be Nepal's envoy to India: Politician well-versed with diplomacy can thaw strained tiesFormer Nepali law minister Nilambar Acharya is now the hill State's envoy to India. The Nepal government nominated him to take over the post, which was lying vacant for about a year now after Deep Kumar Upadhyay resigned October last year to join politics.
Dec 07, 2017
Polling opens for last phase of Nepal elections; process seen as final step in country's transition to federal democracyPolling opened today in 45 districts of Nepal for the last phase of the historic provincial and parliamentary elections.
Sep 27, 2017
Nepal wants to be a bridge between India, China, says deputy PM Gopal Man ShresthaNepal wants to become a bridge between India and China and contribute towards maintaining peace and stability in the entire South Asia region, Nepal's deputy prime minister Gopal Man Shrestha has said amidst Beijing's efforts to step up its influence in the country.
Sep 18, 2017
Nepal border sealed as country holds final phase of crucial local election in two decadesPolls opened on Monday in a Madhesi-dominated province of Nepal, close to the border with India, for the final phase of the first local-level election in two decades
Aug 21, 2017
Nepal Parliament fails to garner two-third majority for Constitution amendment bill that tackled Madhesi issueNepal's parliament on Monday failed to endorse the much-awaited Constitution amendment bill to address the issues of Madhesis as the ruling coalition could not garner a two-thirds majority required for its passage.
Jun 17, 2017
Madhesis' meeting with Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba on Constitution ends inconclusivelyA meeting between Sher Bahadur Deuba and a Madhesi party over the current crisis failed to yield results as RJP-N insisted on amending the Constitution before the local body polls
Jun 16, 2017
India never interfered with Nepal's constitutional amendment: MEAIndia made it clear that it has never put any pressure on Nepal or the embattled Madhesi groups, adding that it wants an "inclusive" Constitution
Jun 15, 2017
Nepal defers local body polls in Madhesi-stronghold province till SeptemberThe Nepal government Thursday postponed the date of local-level elections in the disputed Madhesi-stronghold province number two by nearly three months, adding a third phase in the polls.
Jun 11, 2017
Nepal's Madhesi party RJP-N calls for anti-election protests ahead of local pollsA Madhesi party in Nepal announced fresh protests after it failed to reach a consensus with the government over a constitutional amendment
May 31, 2017
Nepal postpones second phase of local elections yet again; dates changed to avoid clash with RamadanNepal's government postponed the second phase of local elections on Wednesday after the country's Muslim minority community voiced concern over clashing of the poll date with Ramzan, Cabinet sources said