KATHMANDU, April 19: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged his party cadres to hold protests to unseat the Oli-led administration.

TIKAPUR, April 18: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has challenged his rivals within the party to contest against him to lead the party instead of causing unrest in the party.

KATHMANDU, April 16: The main opposition Nepali Congress announced on Tuesday that it will hold public awareness campaigns across the country in coming months.

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, April 16: Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed that the incumbent government should bring Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)-led group into the mainstream of national politics through talks.

KAILALI, April 14: The main opposition Nepali Congress president and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged the party cadres to develop their public interaction.

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.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Nepali Congress has expressed grief on the passing away of industrialist Diwakar Golchha who passed away last night in Chennai, India.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has expressed concern over the recent clash in the capital involving leaders and cadres of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) and the police.

The main opposition Nepali Congress is a divided house once again. There is war of words between party president Sher Bahadur Deuba and Koirala faction, most notably Dr Shekhar Koirala and Dr Shashank Koirala.  Party president says one thing about government’s decision, his spokesperson soon opposes it and party president then changes his position. District presidents are appealing for timely General Convention, which Deuba seems bent on deferring.  Why is Congress in such mess? What is its reading of the government’s performance?

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, April 7: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has postponed the party’s Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting scheduled for Saturday after failing to forge consensus on the appointment of Central Work Performance Committee with different factions in the party.

KATHMANDU, April 5: The crisis in Nepali Congress shows little sign of fading away soon as a conclave of dissident district presidents ended Thursday with a warning to launch a nationwide signature campaign to end the 'cartel' of a small clique in the general convention.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Main opposition Nepali Congress lawmakers have strongly protested against the 'unilateral' decision of the Constitutional Council (CC) to nominate Dinesh Thapaliya as the Chief Election Commissioner.

SYANGJA, April 3: General Secretary of the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC), Shashank Koirala on Tuesday said that he is not in favor of reinstating Nepal as a Hindu state.

KATHMANDU, April 1: The parliamentarians from the main opposition Nepali Congress will donate two-days salary to the victims of the storm-hit Bara and Parsa districts.

NC CWC meeting on Saturday

March 31, 2019 20:31 pm

KATHMANDU, March 31: Nepali Congress Central Working Committee is to meet on April 6, Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Nepali Congress leader Prakash Man Singh has said the party failed to operate in tune with its rule and procedures.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Sister organization of the main opposition Nepali Congress, Nepal Tarun Dal, demanded immediate action against party's Mahasamiti Member Rajendra Bajgain, on Friday.

CHITWAN, March 29: Nepali Congress Vice-president Bimalendra Nidhi has ruled out possibility of reinstating Nepal as a Hindu state. He also clarified that his party is also not in this favour.

KATHMANDU, March 28: A member of the Nepali Congress Mahasamiti, Rajendra Bajgain, has demanded stringent action against Party President Sher Bahadur Deuba.

KATHMANDU, March 26: When the new constitution was promulgated in 2015, Nepali Congress, the party leading a coalition government at the time, tried its best to turn the historic occasion in its own favor.

Heed the opposition party too

March 27, 2019 02:00 am

The decision of Constitutional Council to pick former Secretary Dinesh Thapaliya as chief election commissioner and Bisnhu Maya Ojha as a member of the National Inclusive Commission without participation of the leader of the main opposition Sher Bahadur Deuba of Nepali Congress (NC) has again raised some concerns about the intent of Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli.

NC leader Sitaula discharged

March 26, 2019 11:32 am

KATHMANDU, March 26: Nepali Congress leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula who was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at HAMS hospital in the capital on Friday has been discharged today.

‘PM moving toward dictatorship’

March 26, 2019 08:03 am

KATHMANDU, March 26: The main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded withdrawal of the Bill on Work, Responsibility and Rights of the National Security Council awaiting approval from the parliament.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has voiced serious reservations over the decisions of the government to make key constitutional appointments through meetings of the Constitutional Council (CC) without the participation of the leader of the main opposition party as envisioned in the constitution.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Nepali Congress former General Secretary Krishna Prasad Sitaula, who is receiving treatment for various health problems at HAMS Hospital in Kathmandu, is recuperating, said a statement issued by the doctors involved in his treatment.

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KATHMANDU, March 23: Nepali Congress President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has underscored the need to augment investment in quality and practical education.

SINDHULI, March 23: Nepali Congress senior leader Ramchandra Poudel has accused the incumbent government of attempting to centralise power, thus putting democracy at risk.

KATHMANDU, March 23: At a time when a section of Nepali Congress (NC) leaders are voicing in favor of a referendum on federalism and republic, Dr Shekhar Koirala, a key leader of the party, has said the country cannot backtrack from federalism and republic.

NC leader Sitaula hospitalized

March 22, 2019 19:36 pm

KATHMANDU, March 22: Nepali Congress senior leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at HAMS  hospital on Friday.

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KATHMANDU, March 20: Nepali Congress’s general secretary, Dr Shashanka Koirala has proposed a referendum to know popular view on Nepal’s federal and republic status.

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KATHMANDU, March 18: Nepali Congress has said that the proposal to deploy Nepal Army by the Prime Minister was unconstitutional.

KATHMANDU, March 17: The balance of power in the Nepali Congress appears to be shifting with the dissident factions joining hands to form a formidable alliance against party president Sher Bahadur Deuba.

KATHMANDU, March 16: The main opposition Nepali Congress on Saturday urged both the government and semi-underground Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal to find a durable solution through dialogue.

PALPA, March 16: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba today urged the protesting Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) to end violence and join talks.

KATHMANDU, Mar 13: The main opposition Nepali Congress has said that the decision taken by the government to ban the activities of Netra Bikram Chand-led NCP as the weakness of the government.

MORANG, Mar 13: Nepali Congress (NC) president Sher Bahadur Deuba has lauded the government’s decision to ban the illegal and terrorist activities of Netra Bikram Chand-led Nepal Communist Party.

KATHMANDU, March 12: Main opposition party Nepali Congress has drawn its serious attention over the signing of the 11-point pact between the Nepal government and CK Raut side and their subsequent activities.

KATHMANDU, March 11: The Nepali Congress said that that the government’s decision to accept a clause that supports “public mandate” in its agreement with CK Raut led Alliance for Independent Madhes was against national sovereignty and integrity.

Fractured Nepali Congress

March 11, 2019 01:30 am

Nepali Congress can salvage its reputation by being true to its traditionally held principles that came in good stead for so many decades. It should abandon expediency of opportunism

KATHMANDU, March 4: The main opposition Nepali Congress has taken strong exception over the police intervention in the 'peaceful demonstration' staged by the teachers working under the relief quotas, on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The main opposition Nepali Congress has expressed deep sorrow over the chopper crash at Taplejung that claimed seven lives including Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari among others.

BANEPA, Feb 27: Nepali Congress (NC) central member and former Health Minister Gagan Thapa said the practice of religious conversion should be stopped.

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

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: A debate between Krishna Prasad Sitaula and founding faction of Nepal Students Union turned nasty in the secretariat meeting of Nepali Congress at Sanepa. Following a debate, the two groups pelted stones at one another.

MORANG, Feb 23: Nepali Congress (NC) vice president Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar has called on the government to immediately hold talks with the party involved in carrying out violent activities in the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The deteriorating economic indicators of the past 12 months show that the country's economic sector has suffered under the rule of the two-third majority government, the Nepali Congress party said on Sunday.