KATHMANDU, May 26: Central Working Committee (CWC) member of Nepali Congress (NC) Min Bahadur Bishwakarma has been nominated as the head of Central Information, Communication and Publicity Department of the party.

KATHMANDU, May 19: Nepali Congress leader and federal parliamentarian Dr Shashank Koirala has insisted on taking measures to prevent corruption.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Nepal’s first president Dr Ram Baran Yadav has asserted that the future of democratic thought is secure as its basis, ideal and ideological foundation are strong.

KATHMANDU, May 16: The Nepali Congress has sought 'impartial' and 'free' investigation into the fake Bhutanese refugee scam.

KATHMANDU May 15: Nepali Congress MP Arzu Deuba objected to the defamation of her name in the fake Bhutanese refugee case.

NC leader Basnet no more

May 12, 2023 13:03 pm

KATHMANDU May 12: Nepali Congress (NC) leader and Constituent Assembly member Purushottam Basnet has passed away. Basnet, who had been unwell for some time, died in his Sifal home at the age of 78.

KATHMANDU, May 12: The meeting of office bearers of Nepali Congress has concluded that anyone found guilty of a fake Bhutanese refugee scam must be booked, while the innocent ones must not be implicated in the case.

KATHMANDU, May 11: An office bearers’ meeting of Nepali Congress (NC) is being held today.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Nepali Congress MP Dr Arzu Rana Deuba has said that the US agency Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is also investigating the fake Bhutanese refugee scam.

DANG, April 26: Lumbini Province Chief Amik Sherchan has called for the formation of a new government in Lumbini province. He called for the formation of the government under Article 168 (2) of the Constitution. Under Article 168(2) of the Constitution, a joint majority government should be formed.

POKHARA, April 26: The ruling Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) are likely to form a new government in Gandaki province.

KATHMANDU, April 15: Nepali Congress (NC) Central Working Committee member N P Saud is set to become the country’s new foreign minister. According to party insiders, Saud is scheduled to take oath of office and secrecy on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, April 12: Due to internal tensions within the Nepali Congress (NC), the government led by the Chairman of the Maoist Center, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has not yet been able to get full shape. The Council of Ministers could not be completed because the NC leaders, who had come together to break the seven-party alliance with the UML, did not agree on the division of ministries.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Lawmaker and Nepali Congress General Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa has suggested to the federal government to immediately hold dialogue with Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC).

KATHMANDU, April 2: The meeting of the Nepali Congress Central Work Performance Committee is being held today.

KATHMANDU, April 1: Nepali Congress (NC) has called its Central Working Committee on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, April 1: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has failed to give full shape to his cabinet as differences surfaced within the coalition partners over the ministerial names.

KATHMANDU, March 31: The rival faction led by Dr Shekhar Koirala within the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has said that they will not give names of the ministers until the participation of their faction in the cabinet is dignified.

KATHMANDU, March 28: President of the Nepali Congress (NC) Sher Bahadur Deuba has nominated 17 members to an ad hoc committee of Nepal Kisan Federation.

KATHMANDU, March 27: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is in the final preparations to give full shape to the cabinet, has held consultation with the top leadership of Nepali Congress and CPN (United Socialists) on Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 27: The Nepali Congress (NC) has called a meeting of the Central Working Committee (CWC) on Tuesday to decide on the ministers who will join the government led by CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

KATHMANDU, March 26:  Nepali Congress (NC) is going to nominate its Central Member Govinda Bhattarai as a candidate for the by-election in Tanahun-1, which is vacant after Ramchandra Paudel was elected to the post of President.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Nepali Congress (NC) Vice President Purna Bahadur Khadka has apologized after CPN-UML Whip Mahesh Bartaula raised objections in parliament.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Dr Shekhar Koirala has said that the country is in a serious condition.

KATHMANDU, March 26: The Nepali Congress (NC) is going to support the Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP)  in the by-election in Bara-2 on April 23.

DANG, March 26:  Lumbini provincial government will be led by the Nepali Congress (NC).

KATHMANDU, March 26: Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to join the Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led government under the leadership of the party’s Vice President Purna Bahadur Khadka.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The Nepali Congress (NC)  has decided to give a vote of confidence to Chief Minister of Bagmati Province, Shalikram Jamarkattel.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The government has been criticized even by the ruling party leaders after bringing in a law that allows any person's phone to be tapped.

KATHMANDU, March 20: President of the Nepali Congress (NC),  Sher Bahadur Deuba has emphasized the need for moving ahead with consensus on common issues of national concern.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Names of 11 aspiring candidates from the Nepali Congress (NC) have been recommended to the party center for the by-elections to be held on April 25 in Chitwan-2.

KATHMANDU, March 19: The Nepali Congress (NC) is going to participate in the government led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

KATHMANDU, March 19: The parliamentary party (PP) meeting of the Nepali Congress (NC) is taking place at 12:00 noon today. The meeting is summoned at the Lhotse Hall of the Federal Parliament Building in Naya Baneshwor.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Nepali Congress (NC) has called a meeting of its Central Work Performance Committee.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to vote for Ramsahay Prasad Yadav of the Janata Samajbadi Party for vice presidential post, said NC Spokesperson Dr Prakasharan Mahat.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The Nepali Congress (NC) is holding a meeting of the party's Central Work Performance Committee today.

KATHMANDU, March 14: “I will show the difference between the head of state in a monarchy and that in a republic. I will not do anything so as to make the common people suffer.” This is what the then leader of the Nepali Congress, Ram Chandra Paudel, said while asking for votes to be elected as the third president of the country on March 9.

Free, fair and periodic elections are one of the most important elements for strengthening democracy. For an election to be free and fair, certain civil liberties, such as the freedoms of speech, association and assembly, are required. Elections play a critical role in political transitions by advancing democratization and encouraging political liberalization. They also help to promote peaceful, democratic political transformation that lead to increased stability and prosperity. Franchise is one of the most important rights of a citizen in a democracy.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Ram Chandra Paudel, a senior leader of the Nepali Congress (NC), has been elected as the third president of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, March 8: A meeting of the eight-party alliance held discussions on the upcoming Presidential election. The meeting was held at the Nepali Congress (NC) Parliamentary Party (PP) office in Singha Durbar.

KATHMANDU, March 6: Senior leader of the Nepali Congress Ram Chandra Poudel has said that he considers the matter of protecting and upholding the constitution and democracy, which he fought for his whole life, to be the most important responsibility as the Head of the State.

KATHMANDU, March 1: A Nepali Congress (NC) meeting organized under the leadership of the party’s president Sher Bahadur Deuba has decided that the party’s office-bearers will lead the province-level meetings of the ruling coalition to be held on March 3.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula has said that the victory of the party's senior leader Ram Chandra Paudel in the presidency is assured.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to make the party’s senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel as the presidential candidate.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The ruling party, CPN (Maoist Center), along with seven other political parties in parliament, have decided to endorse the Nepali Congress (NC) candidate for the presidential election scheduled for March 9.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Major political parties have intensified political meetings to decide on a candidate for the country’s new president.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has promised to the leaders of the Nepali Congress (NC) to support an NC candidate in the presidential election.

SURKHET, Feb 19: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Bishwa Prakash Sharma has claimed that NC's candidate would be the next president.

Singh claims new prez will be from NC

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KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Prakashman Singh has claimed that the new president of the country will be a candidate proposed by the NC.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: In a sudden twist in the provincial assembly politics, the Parliamentary Party (PP) leader of the Nepali Congress (NC), Kamal Bahadur Shah, was appointed the Chief Minister of Sudurpashchim Province on Thursday.