KATHMANDU, May 22: Member of Parliament and General Secretary of the Nepali Congress, Gagan Kumar Thapa has demanded the declaration of the ‘National Production Decade’ to increase domestic production and minimize trade deficit.

KATHMANDU, May 13: General secretary of the Nepali Congress, Gagan Thapa cast his vote in the local level election on Friday.

UDAYAPUR, May 10: Nepali Congress (NC) General-Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa said the five-party electoral alliance is not formed against any political force but emerged as a force out of political necessity.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Ruling Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Gagan Thapa has said that CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has no moral basis to ask for votes.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa has said that the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City should be held accountable for the works he did in the last five years.

KATHMANDU, April 14: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa has said that there will be no electoral alliance in the local level election if the local committees of the parties of the ruling coalition fail to agree on consensus candidates.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Nepali Congress (NC) President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has appointed party's general secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa as the coordinator of the Manifesto Preparation Committee for the Local Level Elections-2022.

BIRENDRANAGAR, March 13: Nepali Congress General Secretary Gagan Thapa has said that it is not certain if there will be an electoral alliance among the current ruling coalition.

MORANG, March 6: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Gagan Thapa has said that it would be a disregard of the parliament to say that there was no rationale for the government and parliament to endorse the MCC grant agreement with an interpretative declaration.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Nepali Congress General Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa has said that the current ruling coalition is already on the verge of collapse. He made the remarks while talking to media persons after a meeting between Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Chairman of the Main Opposition Party CPN- UML KP Sharma Oli at the Federal Parliament building in Baneshwor on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: General Secretary of the Nepali Congress, Gagan Kumar Thapa, has said that the ruling partners are not expected to vote against a proposal brought by the government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa has said that the party should maintain its identity in the upcoming election.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Nepali Congress General Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa has said that Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is confident that the MCC will be introduced in parliament on Wednesday (tomorrow).

KAVREPALANCHOWK, Feb 15: General Secretary of the Nepali Congress Gagan Thapa has said his party will forge an electoral alliance as per need. Talking to leaders and cadres of the party in Banepa on Monday, General Secretary Thapa, however, said the central directives of the party would not count in the local level elections.

GORKHA, Jan 8: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Gagan Thapa has accused UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli of holding the parliament hostage by not allowing it to function smoothly.

ARGHAKHANCHI, Jan 4: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa has instructed the party cadres to start preparations for the upcoming local level elections.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Nepali Congress General Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa has said that the responsibility of developing the country has fallen on the shoulders of the youth.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Nepali Congress General Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa has stressed on the need to connect society with children.

NC General Convention representatives had chosen their conscience rather than their allegiance to factions within the party while casting their votes to the candidates of General Secretary. Analysts have described this as an indication that party leaders and activists want change with youth leaders at the helm of the party.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Gagan Kumar Thapa and Bishwaprakash Sharma have won the election for the General Secretaries of the Nepali Congress.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa has said he expects that the party’s president Sher Bahadur Deuba will start the tradition of running the party systematically by assimilating the expectation of unity in the Nepali Congress supporters.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Nepali Congress (NC) leader and former health minister Gagan Thapa, who has filed his candidature for the post of General Secretary in the ongoing 14th General Convention (GC) of the NC, has appealed to the GC representatives to vote for Dr Shekhar Koirala.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Nepali Congress leader and candidate for the party’s General Secretary, Gagan Thapa has urged the party representatives to vote for him and his panel to help embark on a new journey.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Nepali Congress (NC) youth leader Gagan Thapa has stressed the need to bring transformation in the party. Talking to media persons after registering his candidacy for the post of General Secretary, leader Thapa said that he has registered his candidacy as there is a need to bring about changes in the party.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Dr Shekhar Koirala will be running for the post of party’s president while Dhanraj Gurung and Chandra Bhandari are the vice-presidential candidates. Similarly, Gagan Kumar Thapa and Dr Minindra Rijal are the candidates picked for the post of General Secretary.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Gagan Kumar Thapa and Dr Minendra Rijal are fielding candidacies for the post of General Secretary from Dr Shekhar Koirala’s panel. The two leaders joined Koirala’s panel amid a discussion to announce their nomination for various posts of Nepali Congress (NC) president under its 14th General Convention, currently underway at Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Gagan Thapa has announced his candidacy for the party’s general secretary on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Gagan Thapa has announced his candidacy for the party’s general secretary on Thursday.

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KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa has said that his party will put all the leaders of CPN-UML into their places after the party elects new leadership in the ongoing general convention at Chitwan.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Gagan Thapa has said that a change in the party’s leadership will be the most important outcome of the General Convention.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Gagan Thapa said that there is no possibility for early election as demanded by the main opposition party CPN-UML.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Youth leader of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC), Gagan Thapa has expressed dissatisfaction over the performance of the coalition government led by his own party.

KATHMANDU, August 30: Gagan Thapa has announced his candidacy for the post of general secretary of the Nepali Congress (NC) in the upcoming 14th general convention of the party.

KATHMANDU, July 21: A day after Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba reportedly talked over the telephone and assured former prime minister and a senior leader of the CPN-UML , who is undergoing treatment at a News-Dehli-based hospital, of bearing all the treatment expenses, former health minister Gagan Thapa has said that the government is not authorized to bear the treatment expenses of any former dignitary.

KATHMANDU, May 15: A key leader of the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC), Gagan Thap has urged Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to concentrate all his efforts on the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

“You are not supposed to make false claims at such programs where you are never questioned.”

BARDIBAS, March 5: Youth leader of Nepali Congress Gagan Kumar Thapa has said the national politics would get a new direction after next elections.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: A key leader of Nepali Congress (NC) Gagan Thapa has blamed the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli for the current political crisis in the country.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Leaders of various opposition parties have termed Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s move to dissolve parliament unconstitutional.

KAILALI, Dec 14: A key leader of the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC), Gagan Thapa has accused Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of protecting corrupt people.

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KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Nepali Congress (NC) Central Working Committee members Arjun Narasingh KC, Gagan Kumar Thapa, Kalpana Chaudhary, and Shambhu Lal Shrestha have tested positive for the COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Sitting lawmakers as well as experts in the field of public service have said that lack of effective inter-ministerial coordination was severely affecting public service delivery and accountability in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Lawmaker of main opposition Gagan Thapa on Wednesday asked eleven questions to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli saying that the prime minister's recent address to the nation failed to clarify on a number of contemporary issues.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Lawmaker and leader of the main opposition Nepali Congress Gagan Kumar Thapa has proposed to contribute one-month salary of each of the lawmaker to the ‘coronavirus fund’ set up by the government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa on Tuesday urged Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to step down from the post.

Govt pushes nation back; Thapa

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INARUWA, Jan 30: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) leader and former minister Gagan Kumar Thapa has blamed the government of pushing the country back.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Lawmaker of the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) Gagan Thapa said that the provision to remove the office bearers of the university through 51 per cent votes would have an adverse impact on the university's autonomy.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Leader of the main opposition Nepali Congress Gagan Thapa has remarked that there is no good reason to be exhilarated over the performance of the Oli-led government.

ARGHAKHANCHI, Sept 30: Nepali Congress Central Committee Member and federal lawmaker Gagan Thapa said that his party strongly opposes a series of recent violent activities carried out by the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP).