RUPANDEHI, Oct 18: A senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has said the current government has been able to better the country’s relations with both India and China.

DANG, Oct 17: Police have arrested 21 leaders including six central committee members of the outlawed Nepal Communist Party from Rajpur rural municipality during their politburo meeting in Dang on Wednesday night.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: A secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Wednesday issued directives to its subordinate committees to recommend candidates for the November by-elections.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that there is no possibility of cabinet reshuffle at least before the by-elections scheduled for November 30.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Co-chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent visit to Nepal has laid the foundation for realizing the idea of a trilateral partnership between China, Nepal and India.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that Nepal has made its new way towards development and prosperity by strengthening its ties with its neighbors and starting up new projects within the country.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The meeting of the ruling party, Nepal Communist Party's, Secretariat that recently concluded at Baluwatar has issued directives to its subordinate committees to recommend the names of candidates for the by-election.

NCP's tea reception today

October 16, 2019 09:45 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is hosting a ritual tea reception on Wednesday, giving continuity to the past tradition of hosting the function on the occasion of Dashain, Tihar, Nepal Sambat, Chhat and Bakar Eid festivals.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Chinese President Xi Jinping, who flew to Beijing concluding his two-day state visit to Nepal on Sunday, gave some interesting food for thought to the top guns of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) when he stressed the importance of integrity and good governance in a communist party to run the government.

Sept 29: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

September 29, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) will be hosting a tea reception in Kathmandu on October 16 on the occasion of Vijaya Dashami, Deepawali, Nepal Sambat and Chhath festivals.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: At a time when opposition parties are accusing the government of trying to impose 'communism' in the country, Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said he would not take rest from politics until NCP becomes the only 'people's party'.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi said on Thursday that China never exports its ideology to other countries.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Wednesday hailed the outcomes of a recent ideological dialogue on Xi Jinping School of Thought between NCP and the Chinese Communist Party in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Head of the Chinese Communist Party International Relations Department Song Tao, who is currently visiting Nepal, held a meeting with Co-chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and the Chinese Communist Party (CPC) signed a rare and crucial memorandum of understanding on cooperation on Tuesday.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Head of International Department of Chinese Communist Party Central Committee Song Tao arrived on a three-day visit to Kathmandu on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Senior leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have said that with the aggressive implementation of big projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in the leadership of Xi Jinping, China is going to bring about a major change in the entire world order.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Vice Chairman Bamdev Gautam on Saturday announced that he won't contest the by-election for the parliamentary seat from Kaski.

KATMANDU, Sept 21: Nepal Workers Peasants Party President Narayanman Bijukchhe on Friday said he is greatly perplexed by former Maoist party chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is now one of the two chairmen of the ruling Nepal Communist Party.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Madhav Kumar Nepal has urged one and all to act sincerely to implement the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: As the top leadership of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) resolves the issue of allocating seats in the unified party among the former Maoist and former UML leaders, those from the Maoist side have stepped up pressure on party Chairman KP Oli to hand over his executive role in the party to the other party chairman, Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The main opposition party Nepali Congress obstructed house proceedings in the House of Representatives on Sunday protesting an attack on its party members including Banke President Kiran Koirala last week.

DAMAK, Jhapa, Sept 15: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Co-chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal, addressing a gathering in the home district of Prime Minister KP Oli, who is also a co-chair of the party, has sought party members’ support to lead the newly-unified party single-handedly in the coming days.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: With the government’s backing, a proposal of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to provision a seven-year waiting period for naturalization of a foreign woman marrying a Nepali man, the State Affairs Committee (SAC) of the parliament is set to finalize the Citizenship Amendment Bill by including the provision.

Sharp division in NCP over Dahal's remark

September 13, 2019 08:40 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: A sharp division has surfaced in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) over the remark on the US-led Indo-Pacific Strategy made by Co-chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal during his meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Dahal had reportedly told Wang that Nepal “disapproves of the so-called Indo-Pacific strategy”.

BARDIBAS, Sept 11: Factional infighting in the Nepal Communist Party  (NCP) has spread to its lower echelons as the party struggles to contain the widespread discontent that started with the appointment of office bearers at the center, provinces and districts.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a meeting with the chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday morning.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: A section of leaders in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), mainly those loyal to Madhav Kumar Nepal and former Maoists, are pushing for giving the responsibility of handling party affairs solely to Pushpa Kamal Dahal, one of the party's two chairmen in the context of the other chairman KP Oli already heading the government.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Lawmakers from both ruling and opposition political parties have demanded removal from the proposed Media Council Bill of any fines for journalists violating the journalistic code of conduct.

Wake up Nepali Congress

August 29, 2019 02:05 am

When the government makes mistakes, fails to deliver, or introduces flawed policies, people usually look up to the opposition party in a parliamentary system. People expect the opposition to come up with alternative policies and plans, suggest ways to amend the flawed government policies or support their implementation if policies are good.  It is for this reason that opposition party is often called the government-in-waiting in parliamentary system.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: After party leaders and cadres started criticizing each other in public forums including on the social media, the ruling Nepal Communist Party has imposed a ban on them from commenting and criticizing each other over the party’s internal affairs and decisions.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: A secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party held on Monday has instructed its party leaders and cadres not to comment or criticize party leaders publicly.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Nepal Communist Party Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal has called the party's secretariat meeting for 11 am today.

NAWALPARASI, Aug 23: Prem Prasad Dhakal, a district member of the outlawed Communist Party of Nepal was arrested in Nawalparasi on Thursday night.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Days after a note of dissent was registered over the recent decisions on the order of precedence in the party, two leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) KP Oli and Madhav Kumar Nepal engaged in a heated debate at a party meeting on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: The secretariat meeting of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Wednesday failed to take any decision, citing the lack of homework.

Leader Nepal registers note of dissent

August 21, 2019 06:59 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Disagreeing with the party’s recent decisions, mainly the work division of party leaders and his own order of precedence in the party ranking, ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has registered a note of dissent at the Secretariat, the party’s highest body.

NCP Province 2 Chair Shah steps down

August 20, 2019 11:40 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Province 2 chairperson of ruling Nepal Communist Party Prabhu Shah stepped down on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Former Prime Minister and senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Jhala Nath Khanal has been ranked as the third senior-most leader of the party.

NCP's secretariat meeting postponed

August 17, 2019 17:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) scheduled for Saturday has been rescheduled for Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Former Prime Minister and External Affairs Department Chief of ruling Nepal Communist Party Madhav Kumar Nepal urged the people from all walks of life to unite together for the development of the nation.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The ruling Nepal Communist Party has picked its departmental heads, their deputies and provincial in-charges, ending a months-long standoff between top leaders who stood divided into two camps- mainly former UML and former Maoist.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: A secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party began at 11 am at the Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Expressing serious concerns over growing involvement of Nepal Army (NA) in joint military exercises with various countries, ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) leader Bhim Rawal has called for stopping such military exercises.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Chairperson of ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal embarked on a trip to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday.

RUKUM, July 30: Police have arrested a district leader of Chand-led Nepal Communist Party in Rukum (East) on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 28: A secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party which was scheduled to take place today afternoon has been deferred for tomorrow.