KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has urged the government to be sensitive and save the public from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic by ensuring free PCR tests and treatment to COVID-19 patients.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Parliamentarians belonging to the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) have decided not to receive Dashain allowances this year and deposit the money in the government’s fund established to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Expressing serious concern over the deteriorating health condition due to prolonged hunger strike, Nepali Congress has urged Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to take initiatives to save the life of Dr Govinda KC without any further delay.

BUTWAL, Oct 6: The main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has issued a whip to its provincial lawmakers to vote against the proposal to name Province 5 as Lumbini and fix Deukhuri as its capital.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has decided to take disciplinary action against its lawmakers involved in vandalism in the Assembly meeting of Province 5 on Monday.

The Nepali Congress has scheduled its General Convention for February, 2021 and a number of Congress leaders have projected themselves as likely candidates for the top post—the party president.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has asked the government to rescue and repatriate Nepali migrant workers, who lost their jobs as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, free of cost.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: While stating that the current leadership entrusted to oversee the response measures of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic was ineffective, the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has urged the government to provide the responsibility to oversee the management of COVID-19 to a new leadership.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The Nepali Congress has nominated 479 old cadres and leaders of different districts to the senior politician assembly of the party.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Nepali Congress (NC) has expelled three of its leaders including former Joint General Secretary Gobinda Raj Joshi.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged Prime Minister KP Oli to adopt new strategies to tackle the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in view of the decision of the government to lift the lockdown from Tuesday midnight.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Nepali Congress (NC) partly welcomed the Monetary Policy 2020/21, stressing the need for simplifying the procedure of refinancing and making it more transparent to enable the targeted group receive maximum benefit.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Nepali Congress (NC) has concluded that the importance of the upcoming monetary policy for the current fiscal year 2020/21 is greater than the previous fiscal years.

KATHMANDU, July 10: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC) has expressed sorrow over the loss of lives and property as a result of the floods and landslides triggered by the incessant rainfall in the past few days in different parts of the country.

KATHMANDU, July 7: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress(NC), has decided to hold its 14th general convention in Kathmandu in February next year.

KATHMANDU, June 22: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has accused the government of tilting more toward China even as it expressed commitment to pursue equidistance relations with both immediate neighbors of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Nepali Congress has registered an urgent public importance notice at the parliament seeking government response to the efforts it has been taking to prevent coronavirus infection and its treatment as well as avoiding any serious crisis to public health in the country.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The main opposition Nepali Congress on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to the government from various parts of the country and abroad, asking the government to effectively handle ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

KATHMANDU, June 15: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has asked the government to stop the use of Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) to check if a person is infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

KATHMANDU, June 13: President of the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the whole country has demonstrated national unity on the issue of national interest.

KATHMANDU, June 10: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress has drawn the attention of the government to the steps it should take to lessen the immediate and long-term impact of COVID-19 pandemic and address the common concerns of the people.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Expressing strong dissatisfaction over the arrangements made by the government to deal with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has decided to submit a memorandum to Prime Minister KP Oli to make the government's COVID-19 response effective.

KATHMANDU, June 7: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has urged the government to  facilitate all Nepali nationals wishing to return home as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

KATHMANDU, June 3: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has condemned the government's slow response for the prevention of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic as the cases of this disease are increasing rapidly across the country in recent days.

KATHMANDU, May 31: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has officially decided to extend its support to the constitution amendment bill related to the new political map of the country put forth by the government in parliament.

KATHMANDU, May 30: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has put forth a 'proposal' to extend its support to the constitution amendment bill related to the new political map of the country put forth by the government in parliament.

CWC meeting of NC at 1 pm today

May 30, 2020 13:07 pm

KATHMANDU, May 30: The Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting of the main opposition party, Nepali Congress is scheduled to be held at 1pm on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 25: A special committee formed by the Nepali Congress has said that it is appropriate to either readjust or suspend the Constituency Development Fund which was later renamed as Local Infrastructure Development Partnership Program.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Parliamentary Party leader of the main opposition Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the government’s policies and programs for the upcoming fiscal year lack proper assessment on the damages to be caused by COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, May 12: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has urged the government to resolve the border disputes surrounding Limpiadhura and Lipulekh through high-level diplomatic negotiations with both India and China.

KATHMANDU, May 10: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has appealed to the government to take the top-level diplomatic and political steps to deal with India's latest move in regard to Nepali territory Lipulek.

KATHMANDU, May 6: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has drawn the attention of the government to make necessary arrangements to bring home Nepali nationals left in a miserable condition in various labor destinations in the aftermath of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Main opposition party Nepali Congress on Wednesday has formed an ‘economy focused special committee’ to study and analyse the impacts of COVID-19 in various sectors inside the country, and set a  necessary vision of the party in this regard.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The main opposition party, the Nepali Congress, on Monday urged the Ministry of Health and Population to increase COVID-19 testing in Nepalgunj of Banke district.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded an investigation into the death of four children in a bomb explosion in Rolpa district.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Nepali Congress, the main opposition party, has demanded that the government scrap the Constituency Development Fund and divert the money to the ongoing efforts to tackle the coronavirus.

NC holding central committee meeting

April 29, 2020 13:00 pm

KATHMANDU, April 29: The major opposition Nepali Congress is holding its central working committee meeting this afternoon.

KATHMANDU, April 25: The main opposition Nepali Congress has urged the government to increase resources and provide guardianship to fight and keep all Nepalis at home and abroad safe from coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, April 21: The main opposition, Nepali Congress (NC), has denounced the government's move to introduce two separate ordinances to bring amendments in the Political Parties Act, 2017 and the Constitutional Council (Works, Duties and Procedure) Act, 2010. The party has concluded that the move indicates 'bad omen' for the country's democratic constitution.

KATHMANDU, April 20: Nepali Congress, the main opposition party, has strongly objected to the endorsement of two ordinances by the president Bidya Devi Bhandari at the recommendation of the council of ministers on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Expressing concerns over the irregularities and discrimination made in the distribution of relief materials, the main opposition, Nepali Congress (NC), has urged the government to form an all-party monitoring mechanism at all local level governments.

KATHMANDU, April 17: While expressing serious concerns over the plights of thousands of people walking long distances to reach their home in the midst of this nationwide lockdown, the main opposition, Nepali Congress (NC), has demanded that the government facilitate their safe return home.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Leaders of the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) have drawn criticism over their statements demanding change in government at a time when the country is focusing on tackling the crisis of Covid-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, April 5: President of the main opposition Nepali Congress has held separate telephone conversations with former Prime Ministers including Lokendra Bahadur Chand, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Madhav Kumar Nepal, Jhala Nath Khanal and Dr Baburam Bhattarai along with the former chairman of council of ministers Khilraj Regmi on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, April 4: A senior leader of the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), Shekhar Koirala has asked Prime Minister KP Oli to immediately sack his IT consultant Asgar Ali as the latter has courted a serious controversy for his alleged involvement in removing of news content from a Kathmandu-based news website kathmandupress.com.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has demanded a fair probe into alleged irregularities in the procurement of medical equipment to contain the novel coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, March 27: Main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has urged the government to launch relief package to address the concerns of people from various walks of life who have been adversely affected by the lockdown enforced by the government to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

KATHMANDU, March 24: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress has decided to contribute Rs 5 million to a fund established by the government to prevent and contain the deadly coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Efforts to choose a name for Province 2 and a capital failed on Tuesday after the ruling coalition failed to garner the required two-thirds majority. Province 2, which covers eight districts of southern Nepal bordering India, has long been struggling to name itself and fix its capital.