The bill on adjustment of police in the provinces, which has been finalised by a parliamentary committee and is expected to be endorsed by the federal parliament soon, has invited criticism from provincial governments.
In what comes as yet another attempt to refuse powers to sub-national governments, the federal government has not handed over the authority of licensing radio and cable television up to 1000 watts to the provinces.
Weeks after the government declared the Communist Party of Nepal a criminal outfit on March 12, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said the Netra Bikram Chand-led party would join mainstream politics within a month.
The prime minister is in the dark. Or at least he says so. Last week, when asked about a letter from the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu demanding that pesticide tests for imported farm produce be revoked,