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.
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).
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: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 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.
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 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.
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: 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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.