Interview

All should have common view on national interest: Leader Rajbhandari 

Kathmandu, Nov 7: Nepali Congress leader Sapana Rajbhandari has said all political powers should have common understanding on nationality and national interest. She expressed worry over contradictory views of political parties. “Unity among government and opposition is essential for the sake of country,” she said, wondering over opposing stand among parties on pressing issues of the country. Leader Rajbhandari said …

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Lawmakers face criticism for not ‘prioritising’ legislative affairs: Magar 

Kathmandu, Nov 6: House of Representatives (HoR) member Rana Kumari Balampaki Magar is not happy over a sluggish progress in regard with the enactments of laws in the House. “We continue to face criticism for not ‘giving’ much priority to our legislative duties,” she said while talking to the RSS under its regular series the ‘RSS with the Lawmaker’. However, …

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Patriarchal mindset hurdle in giving opportunities to women – Lawmaker Gautam   

Kathmandu, Nov 3: Nepali Congress leader and lawmaker Pratima Gautam is of the view of changing the traditional trend of holding lengthy deliberations on the annual policies and programmes of the government. She was referring to the long discussions in parliament on the government’s policy and programme document and the budget heading, but suggestions given by parliament being largely going …

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Exclusive: Relations with China are of mutual respect, not of bullying or manipulation: South African Ambassador to China

At a time when turmoil rises from multiple corners of the world with tensions fueling an ever complex international landscape, South African Ambassador to China Siyabonga Cyprian Cwele (Cwele) shared his views on the collective strength of the Global South in dealing with global hotspot issues and Western hypes in an exclusive interview with the Global Times (GT) reporter Fan …

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Lawmaker Paudyal insists on waging joint fight against corruption 

Kathmandu, Oct 30: Nepali Congress leader Rama Koirala Paudyal has underscored on the need of all the political forces of the country uniting in the campaign against poverty, corruption and unemployment, describing these as the common enemy of the nation. Talking to RSS, she said the protracted political transition had provided a breeding ground for various sorts of aberrations, anomalies …

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One and half decade into republic, but ‘status quo’ remains in parliament – lawmaker Rai   

Kathmandu, Oct 18: It has been one and a half decades since Nepal transitioned to a republic system, marking the end of a 240-year monarchy. Despite the passage of time, the parliamentary practices and mindset within the country’s political sphere still appear to be rooted in traditional monarchical thinking. Adherence to these old practices is obviously hindering progress. Durga Rai, …

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RSS with Lawmaker: Electoral system needs to be reviewed-Uprety

Kathmandu, Oct 16: Lawmaker Hari Prasad Uprety said it was difficult for him to establish the rationale of being an elected people’s representative due to prevailing political instability, brain drain, trust deficit propping up in society and widening economic crisis. Talking to RSS at RSS with lawmaker, CPN-UML leader Uprety said, “When the people’s representatives are confused, how can the …

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Chaudhary urges government to promote sports

Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS) Kathmandu, Oct 8: House of Representatives (HoR) member Ashok Kumar Chaudhary has urged the government to promote sports citing that it has not been yet the government priority. The lawmaker who himself is associated with the ‘tug of war’ believes that sports is a valuable tool to promote the nation’s identity on the international stage. Talking …

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