KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Central committee member of main opposition Nepali Congress Mohan Basnet has claimed that his party must get the post of speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Top guns of the major political parties have stressed forging unity among key political parties in the country for economic prosperity and development as they did for the political changes in the past.

Dashain and expectations

October 3, 2019 02:00 am

Dashain is almost here. Soon the government offices and private institutions, including the media houses, will close down for the celebration.

Oct 2: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

October 2, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Oct 2: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has demanded the government to probe into the incident of alleged sexual harassment involving Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara as a case committed by a civilian.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: General Secretary of the main opposition Nepali Congress Dr Shashank Koirala has demanded the government to launch a fair and independent investigation against Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara who has courted controversy after sexually harassing a female employee at the Federal Parliament.

ARGHAKHANCHI, Sept 30: Nepali Congress Central Committee Member and federal lawmaker Gagan Thapa said that his party strongly opposes a series of recent violent activities carried out by the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP).

Bill on Gandaki University passed

September 25, 2019 16:50 pm

POKHARA, Sept 25: A meeting of the Gandaki State Assembly today passed the 'Bill Designed to Establish, Manage and Operate the Gandaki University'. The assembly passed the bill by a majority.

ROLPA, Sept 25: Senior leader of the main opposition Nepali Congress Ram Chandra Poudel has accused the government of doing nothing except selling fake dreams among the people after it came to power two years ago.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The main opposition Nepali Congress staged a demonstration against the government in the capital on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24:Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has accused the government of engaging in a ‘shady deal’ while awarding the contract for Melamchi Water Supply Project to a Chinese contractor.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: As the country marks the fourth anniversary of the promulgation of the new constitution, an influential leader of the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has alleged that the government has been trying to weaken the spirit of the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: President of the main opposition party Nepali Congress Sher Bahadur Deuba has accused the government of running anti-constitutional activities.

Upper house passes Land Bill amid protest

September 18, 2019 08:19 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: The National Assembly on Tuesday endorsed the Land Related Bill (Eighth Amendment) through majority votes amid protest of the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC).

NC obstructs meetings of both houses

September 16, 2019 10:50 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has obstructed the meetings of both the upper and lower houses on Sunday, alleging that the local authorities had refused to even register a complaint against individuals involved in thrashing NC leaders and cadres in a public function in Banke three days ago.

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.

NC deplores attack on its cadres in Banke

September 13, 2019 16:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: The main opposition Nepali Congress has condemned the incident of an attack on its cadres during the public awareness campaign in Banke on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: General Secretary of the main opposition Nepali Congress Shashank Koirala has accused Prime Minister Oli of trying to impose dictatorship by controlling all the state powers.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The main opposition party Nepali Congress has urged the government to declare the state of emergency in the health sector citing pandemic of dengue has gone out of control.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Dalit community showed their dissatisfaction with the current government and the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) after they failed to implement the laws that oppose the caste discrimination system prevailing in the Nepali society.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: The main opposition Nepali Congress has deputed its central representatives for the second phase of a national awareness campaign.

NC against restoring Hindu state: Nidhi

September 6, 2019 12:04 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: At a time when a section of leaders within the Nepali Congress including its general secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has been advocating for declaring Nepal a Hindu state, Nepali Congress (NC) Vice President Bimalendra Nidhi has dismissed the idea.

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 28: The main opposition Nepali Congress has strongly objected the cabinet’s recent meeting through video conference.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: As the government continues to take one controversial decision after another including the passing of highly-contested bills through parliament, many within the Nepali Congress (NC) have started questioning the role of this main opposition party in the legislature.

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KATHMANDU, Aug 27: The main opposition Nepali Congress on Tuesday strongly opposed a recent cabinet meeting, which was held through the video conferencing.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has said the time has come for the Nepali Congress to carry out works in such a way to win the hearts of the people.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Nepali Congress lawmaker Jitendra Narayan Dev has urged the government to make an official position public on the Kashmir issue.

NC extends sorrow over Dixit's demise

August 15, 2019 15:42 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Nepali Congress President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed condolence on the demise of senior litterateur Madan Mani Dixit.

KATHMANDU, August 12: The Nepali Congress is all set to launch an orientation program for its general convention representatives.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: General Secretary of the main opposition Nepali Congress Shashanka Koirala has claimed that the party will regain its position in the next general election.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: At a time we of the country's major political parties are making their positions on recent decision of the Indian government to scrap Indian constitution's Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has said the party shares same position as the government of Nepal.

Trade unions could not be banned: NC

August 8, 2019 20:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has stated that the agenda of banning the trade unions could not be tolerated by the party.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has expressed its serious concerned over the news of the central office of the ruling Nepal Communist Party illegally situated in government land.

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DAMAULI, August 7: Nepali Congress General Secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has pointed out the need for a leadership change in his party.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: The main opposition Nepali Congress registered a proposal of urgent public importance at the House of Representatives on Wednesday seeking the government's initiative to ease the export of medicinal herbs to India and other countries via India.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: The main opposition party Nepali Congress has expressed concern over the issue of Nepal Communist Party keeping the NCP headquarters in the public land.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Nepali Congress (NC) leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Prakashman Singh has been hospitalized. He had visited the Bhaisepati-based Mediciti Hospital in Lalitpur on Monday after he complained of continuous fever and urinary problems.

SYANGJA, Aug 5: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that his party would support the good deeds of the incumbent government.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Amid calls from both rival factions in the Nepali Congress not to delay the 14th general convention on any pretext, the main opposition party has decided to complete the task of forming its interim structures by mid-December.

KATHMANDU, Aug  2: A serious 'deficit of trust' between the establishment and rival faction of the main opposition, Nepali Congress (NC), has emerged after there was no immediate consensus in the party on holding the general convention within the stipulated date of mid-February, 2020.

KATHMANDU, Aug1: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has expressed serious reservation over the decision to halt the compensation distribution in some areas which are almost certain to be affected by the proposed Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The central committee member and youth leader of the main opposition Nepali Congress Pradip Paudel has said that the party will get new leadership after the general convention.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The Parliament session was adjourned on Wednesday following the obstruction of the House Proceedings.

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KATHMANDU, July 28: Central committee members of the main opposition Nepali Congress have demanded an early general convention to reinvigorate the party.