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.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged the government to work on a war-footing to ensure adequate supply of skilled human resources and necessary equipment to tackle the possible threat of coronavirus outbreak in the country.

BIRATNAGAR, March 16: The Nepali Congress (NC), Morang has demanded the government show its concern over a rising market price amid fear of coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, March 6: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) on Friday has registered a motion of urgent public importance calling for a broader national solidarity to take initiations to prevent the outbreak of coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, March 5: Rival faction within the main opposition party Nepali Congress has decided to stand against the unilateral move of the party president Sher Bahadur Deuba to form the party's central department and nominate Central Working Committee (CWC) members even as the date for the 14th general convention has already been declared.

KATHMANDU, March 5: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has decided not to hold any big gatherings, meetings and conventions of the party until further notice in view of the coronavirus outbreak in various countries.

KATHMANDU, March 3: While expressing concerns over the government’s lackadaisical approach to deal with the growing menace of the coronavirus epidemic, the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded that the government take a comprehensive national initiative to fight against the virus.

KATHMANDU, March 2: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba nominated additional seven party central members as chief of party's seven central departments.

KATHMANDU, March 2: As the novel coronavirus spreads from China around the globe, the main opposition party Nepali Congress on Monday urged the government to take effective precautionary measures to prevent the coronavirus outbreak to the country.

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: At a time when the four-year term of current office-bearers of the party is set to expire in a couple of days, Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba formed 13 central departments of the party amid protest from the rival factions on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: A day after a white paper released by the Nepal Trust stated that some of the controversial decisions relating to the leasing out of the trust’s property were taken when Sher Bahadur Deuba was the prime minister, Deuba has strongly objected to the ‘allegation’.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Former Prime Minister and the President of main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) Sher Bahadur Deuba has denied his involvement in making any decision on leasing the land of Nepal Trust.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has urged the Prime Minister to carry out activities taking the Parliament into confidence.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa on Tuesday urged Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to step down from the post.

BUTAWAL, Feb 25: While hinting that several other ministers including Prime Minister KP Oli himself could be involved in the bargaining over Rs 70 million kickback with the agent of a Swiss supplier of security press, the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has demanded impartial investigation into the case.