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KATHMANDU, May 5: The main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded the government to replace the words ‘my government’ in the policy and program unveiled by the president on Friday with ‘Nepal government’.

BIRATNAGAR, May 1: Nepali Congress leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula has underlined the need for guaranteeing the rights of workers enshrined by the constitution.

POKHARA, April 13: President of the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) Sher Bahadur Deuba has called his party members to demonstrate that their intra-party feud has been settled through the Pokhara By-election.

BHAKTAPUR, April 7: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Shashank Koirala has argued that nobody could beat NC in the next election if it would be united.

KATHMANDU, March 25: A meeting of Nepali Congress parliamentary party is taking place today to hold a discussion on contemporary national political issues.

JANAKPURDHAM, March 2 : Nepali Congress (NC) President has asserted the federalism now has become the need and reality of the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The district presidents of the Nepali Congress have called for holding a Mahasamiti meeting yet again, complaining that the statute endorsed by the highest policy making body was reversed.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The central working committee (CWC) of Nepali Congress (NC) has endorsed the party's new statute, revising some of the key provisions decided by the party's Mahasamiti meeting two months ago.

NC condemns Kashmir suicide bomb attack

February 15, 2019 20:57 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Nepali Congress has condemned the suicide bomb attack that claimed lives of 40 Indian soldiers in Pulawa of Kashmir on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) (Samyukta) Chairman  Pashupati Shumsher Rana has claimed that both the government and Nepali Congress have become unsuccessful.

NSU president resigns

February 12, 2019 03:58 am

Nain Singh Mahar, the president of Nepal Students Union (NSU), the student wing of the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) resigned from his position on Monday, paving the way for the formation of an ad hoc committee for the conduction of the student body's long overdue general convention.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) lawmakers have sought Prime Minister KP Oli's clarification on the government's position on the Venezuela crisis.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Nepali Congress (NC) lawmaker has objected to the government accusing it of openly voicing in support of Venezuela's ongoing political crisis.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: The controversy surrounding the statements issued earlier by the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and the government on the ongoing political crisis in Venezuela has left the country's two major political parties in parliament sharply divided.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has said it has not any formal information regarding the decision of the Council of Ministers to keep the hospitals named after its two former presidents the late Girija Prasad Koirala and the late Sushil Koirala under the federal government.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Parliamentary hearings of five nominees for heads of various constitutional commissions has been stalled after protests from main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) lawmakers in the Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) on Monday.

NC to step up anti-govt protests

January 28, 2019 07:37 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Angered by the decision of the ruling coalition parties to endorse the disputed National Medical Education Bill by force in parliament amid its objection, the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has decided to intensify protests against the government across the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The decision of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to pass the controversial National Medical Education Bill amid protests by the second largest party in parliament is likely to further worsen the already souring relations between the main ruling and opposition parties.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Nepali Congress has asserted that it will strongly react to the government if it continued exhibiting its arrogance on the Medical Education Bill.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Standing Committee member of the Nepal Communist Party Yogesh Bhattarai has asserted that the Medical Education Bill will be endorsed by the parliament on Friday.

House to next meet on Friday

January 22, 2019 17:51 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 22:  The federal parliament meeting has been adjourned for 1 pm Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The parliament’s meeting has been halted again for 15 minutes, the second time on Tuesday after Nepali Congress lawmakers demonstrated against the government’s decision to keep the two hospitals under the provincial government.

DHANGADHI, Jan 21: Nepali Congress spokesperson Bishwa Prakash Sharma has said that the demands put forth by agitating Prof Dr Govinda KC were associated with the sentiment of all Nepalis.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Nepali Congress (NC) has urged the government to save Dr Govinda KC by fulfilling his demands without delay in line with the agreement reached with him in the past.

NC to practice ‘Shadow government’

January 8, 2019 17:55 pm

KATHMANDU, January 8: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has decided to practice ‘Shadow government’.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Amid criticism from within as well as outside the party that it failed to play a strong role, the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has of late been trying to make its presence felt in parliament.

CHITWAN, Jan 5: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has asserted that people have sought change in party leadership.

DAMAULI Jan 3: Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has stressed on the need of promoting agriculture as a respectable vocation in the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Nepali Congress (NC) president and its parliamentary party leader, Sher Bahadur Deuba, has nominated four members to the Executive Committee of the NC Parliamentary Party.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 26:  A student leader was injured in a clash between the two groups affiliated to Nepal Students Union (NSU), the sister organization of Nepali Congress party in the district on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The Mahasamiti meeting of the main opposition Nepali Congress has decided to urge the government to implement the Deuba government’s decision to provide the elderly citizens’ allowance to the Nepali people above 65 years of age.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC),  finally settled a dispute over the number of office bearers on Friday after both the establishment and rival factions settled for a total of 14, including eight joint general secretaries. Besides an agreement to have a 171-member Central Working Committee (CWC), the two sides agreed to elect all office bearers except the treasurer.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: The top leaders of the Nepali Congress have finally agreed on the number of the party office-bearers and their selection process following a long tug-of-war on the party’s draft statute.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: In a major organizational restructuring, the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to expand the size of its Central Working Committee to 161, with a provision to elect directly all office bearers except the treasurer, through a general convention.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: The rival factions of the Nepali Congress have reached a consensus on Tuesday regarding the number of the office bearers and their appointment.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: In the ongoing mega meet- mahasamiti meeting- of the Nepali Congress, the leaders gathered from across the country in the capital city censured the big leaders in the party that they indulged in factionalism resulting in party's invisibility in country politics and national development.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: The establishment faction and rival faction within the Nepali Congress (NC) have come closer to an agreement to have an additional position of vice president and joint general secretary in the party’s executive committee.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Ram Chandra Paudel has said that the Oli-led led government has done nothing to achieve its goal ‘Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali.’

IN PICTURES: NC Mahasamiti meeting

December 15, 2018 14:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Mahasamit Meeting of the main opposition Nepali Congress has kicked off with fanfare in the capital on Saturday.

NC Mahasamiti meet set to begin today

December 15, 2018 06:30 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: The much-awaited Mahasamiti meeting of the Nepali Congress (NC) is set to formally begin amidst a special function in the capital on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14:  The Mahasamiti meeting of Nepali Congress (NC), the major opposition party in parliament, has kicked off in Kathmandu from today. Mahasamiti is the party's highest policy-making body.

NC unveils Mahasamiti program-schedule

December 12, 2018 19:13 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: The Nepali Congress (NC) has unveiled its program-schedule for its just-around-the-corner Mahasamiti meeting on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Nepali ambassador to Australia Lucky Sherpa, who was instructed to furnish clarification on her alleged involvement in human trafficking, reported to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The Nepali Congress (NC) on Friday warned of stir ahead if the government failed to bring the culprit involved in the heinous crime committed against Nirmala Panta at the earliest.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Nepal’s ambassador to Australia Lucky Sherpa is facing an allegation of involvement in human trafficking, and the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded a government probe.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: A Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting of the Nepali Congress held at the central party headquarters in Sanepa dwelled on the proposed party statute amendment draft on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has blamed the government, for organizing the Asia Pacific Summit-2018 taking place in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has claimed that NC was the only party in the country that adhered to democratic socialism.

JC recommendations draw mixed views

November 29, 2018 08:11 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Politicians representing the ruling and opposition parties have given mixed reaction to the Judicial Council’s recommendation for the next chief justice.