KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The Ram Chandra Poudel faction, which has been dissenting against the activities of Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, had announced to field a common candidate for the post of president during the 14th General Convention. Some two weeks have already passed by since the announcement, there has been no dialogue among the aspirants of the party’s presidential post from the Paudel-led faction to forge consensus on a common candidate. The Poudel-faction has been facing difficulty to declare a common candidate as there are many aspirants for the presidency within its own faction.

CHITWAN, Sept 11: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has said that he will not withdraw his candidacy for the post of president of the party.

SURKHET, September 4: A number of youths have emerged into politics in the 14th general convention of the Nepali Congress (NC). Janaki Rawal, 22, from Achham and Swastika Mahat, 19, were elected the ward president of NC in the event. This has given rise to a new hope of the youth joining active politics.

BHAKTAPUR, September 3: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has called on the party’s leaders and cadres of all levels to conduct the party's 14th general convention in a unified manner.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3:  The village/municipal wards convention of the ruling Nepali Congress is starting from Friday in the lead up to the upcoming 14th general convention of the party.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: The Nepali Congress (NC) hasn’t been able to hold its ward-level convention in some districts, including the federal capital Kathmandu at a time when only one day is to go for its pre-scheduled ward convention.

KATHMANDU, September 1: The process of the 14th general convention of the Nepali Congress (NC) is set to begin from September 3, according to NC Spokesperson Bishwa Prakash Sharama. He has requested the party’s active members and office-bearers to wear face masks and maintain safety protocols while meeting during the general convention.

KATHMANDU, August 30: A meeting of the top leaders of the ruling parties held at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Baluwatar has decided to give full shape to the cabinet at the earliest possible date.

KATHMANDU, August 24: A bitter row between the establishment faction and rival faction within the Nepali Congress(NC) over the distribution of the party’s active membership officially came to an end on Monday.

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KATHMANDU, August 20: Chairman Pashupati Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has expressed concerns over the new ordinance for party split, stating that it will lead to instability in the country.

KATHMANDU, August 14: The ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to organize its 14th general convention from November 25 to 29.

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KATHMANDU, August 12: The ruling party, Nepali Congress (NC), has called a central working committee meeting today.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Nepali Congress (NC) President Bimalendra Nidhi, General Secretary Shashank Koirala and former general secretary Prakash Man Singh have held a meeting on Saturday at the residence of Singh in Chaksibari.

KATHMANDU, July 29: The 14th general convention of the Nepali Congress has again fallen uncertain as the active membership dispute has not been resolved.

Birgunj, July 28: Youth leader of Nepali Congress (NC), Kanchan Jha has been appointed as an invited member of the party’s Terai-Madhes Coordination Department. He was appointed an invited member of the department by Ajaya Kumar Chaurasiya, central member of NC and chief of Terai-Madhes Coordination Department.

KATHMANDU, July 27: A report submitted to party President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba by the Active Membership Investigation Committee Coordinator Ramesh Lekhak states that 443,678 people have taken the new membership while 409,033 have got their membership renewed.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Six new ministers took the oath of office and secrecy in Gandaki Province on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Ahead of the fresh session of parliament, the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has summoned a meeting of its parliamentary party.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Nepali Congress (NC) said that it has reached the final stage to sort out the issue of active members for the upcoming 14th general convention.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is set to become prime minister on Tuesday as per the Supreme Court order, is set to form a small cabinet.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has expedited consultations within his own faction of the NC as the party’s 14th General Convention scheduled for September 1-4 in Kathmandu is fast approaching.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Three senior leaders of the Nepali Congress (NC) - Bimalendra Nidhi, Dr Shashank Koirala and Prakash Man Singh - have held a lunch meeting at the residence of Dr Koirala in Maharajgunj on Friday. All three leaders are seen as the aspirants of the party's central president in the upcoming 14th general convention scheduled to be held from September 1 to 4 in Kathmandu.

CHITWAN, June 21: Nepali Congress (NC) Chitwan has witnessed election fever in view of the 14th general convention of the Democratic Party.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Nepali Congress(NC) has decided to hold the 14th general convention of the party from September 1 to 4 in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the party's 14th general convention will be held within the scheduled date.

KATHMANDU, May 31: The Nepali Congress (NC) has termed the budget 2021/22 as a financial plan forwarded by the ‘illegitimate’ government.

KATHMANDU, May 28: Amid preparation of the government to introduce populist budget through ordinance, the main opposition party, Nepali Congress(NC) has cautioned the caretaker government led by K P Oli not to take any decisions that may have far-reaching consequences.

KATHMANDU, May 22: Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to make political and legal moves against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, May 21: A meeting of Nepali Congress office bearers and former office bearers is set to take place at 9AM in Budhanilkantha.

KATHMANDU, May 8: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has formally decided to fail Prime Minister Oli’s attempt to secure a vote of confidence during a special session of parliament on May 10.

KATHMANDU, May 8: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), is scheduled to hold its parliamentary party meeting later today.

KATHMANDU, MAY 1: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has maintained that the government’s remarks that it is not able to manage beds in hospitals for COVID-19 patients is shameful and irresponsible.

KATHMANDU, April 20: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress has expressed its reservation to the sudden ending of the ongoing session of the House of Representatives (HoR).

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KATHMANDU, April 12: A Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting of Nepali Congress scheduled for today has been put off. The party had called the CWC meeting for 2 pm to discuss the formation of a new government under its leadership and the party’s 14th general convention.

DAMAULI, April 11: Senior leader of the Nepali Congress (NC), Ramchandra Poudel has said it is the responsibility of NC to save the parliamentary system in the country. The senior leader underscored the need for all-side efforts to foil the national and international machination, which he argued was aimed at destabilizing Nepal's parliamentary system.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Nepali Congress President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the party and country have lost a capable leader in the demise of NC leader and former Minister Nabindra Raj Joshi.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed the need for reviewing the common agenda of education as guaranteed in the constitution. It is necessary to review education to resolve the related problems, he said while addressing the inaugural ceremony of a meeting of the federal representatives of Nepal Teachers' Association here on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 27: The Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to fly the party flag at half-mast for three days to mourn the passing of its leader and former Minister Nabindra Raj Joshi.

KATHMANDU, March 27: The Nepali Congress (NC) is scheduled to hold an emergency central committee (CC) meeting on Saturday.

BIRATNAGAR, March 23: President of the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), Sher Bahadur Deuba has made it clear that they will not join the government.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Nepali Congress (NC) leader and former minister Nabindra Raj Joshi, who is undergoing treatment for brain hemorrhage at Norvic International Hospital in the capital, is in critical condition, the hospital stated in a press release on Wednesday morning.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Nepali Congress (NC) is preparing to organize discussions in all seven provinces across the country on national education policy prepared by the party itself.

PARBAT, March 15: Senior leader of Nepali Congress (NC) Ramchandra Poudel said that thwarting an assault on constitution and parliament is the major responsibility of the NC rather than forming a  new government now.

BARA, March 14: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Sunday said that the NC should bear the responsibility to give an outlet to the country from the political chaos.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader Ramchandra Poudel has said it was unfortunate to defer the general convention of the party in one or another pretext.

KATHMANDU, March 9: President of the Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba and Chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) held a meeting at the former’s Budhanilkantha-based residence on Tuesday.

BARA, March 5: Nepali Congress leader Prakash Man Singh has opined that the NC should remain in opposition rather joining government.

KATHMANDU, March 5: A parliamentary party meeting of the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) is currently underway. According to NC’s parliamentary party, the meeting began at 1PM at Lhotse Hall, Federal Parliament building, New Baneshwar.

CHITWAN, March 4: Joint General-Secretary of the Nepali Congress, Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat, has said that the decision of the Netra Bikram Chand-led group to follow the peaceful path after giving up arms is positive.

CHITWAN, March 4: Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has said the NC could support the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Dahal-Nepal faction to form a government.