KATHMANDU, Sept 5: At a time when a section of leaders within the Nepali Congress including its general secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has been advocating for declaring Nepal a Hindu state, Nepali Congress (NC) Vice President Bimalendra Nidhi has dismissed the idea.
KATHMANDU, July 31: With senior leaders of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in neighboring India consistently lobbying for the proclamation of secular Nepal as a Hindu state again, Nepal's political leaders have said that this an “insult” as it seeks to undermine a decision taken by the country through an elected constituent assembly.
KATHMANDU, April 10: What the lone Member of Federal Parliament from the Rastriya Prajatantra Party wrote on Twitter has stirred a hot debate on what was the intention behind writing such a cryptic tweet.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: General Secretary of Nepali Congress (NC) Dr Shashank Koirala has said that it is the right time to re-declare Nepal as Hindu state. He suggested that there should be the provision of a Hindu state with freedom of religion.