KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the constitution amendment is essential in achieving the goal of ethnic liberation.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the governing pattern of Nepal's communist forces is unique and has its own distinct features.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that projects under the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) will be expedited in the best interests of the country after negotiating with the US on its terms and conditions if deemed necessary.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged the Chairman of Samajbadi Party Nepal and his former colleague Dr Baburam Bhattarai and a senior leader of the same party Ashok Rai to join his party instead of being role less in their party.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The statement of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal in public that he takes responsibility for the killing of 5,000 people in the course of the decade-long Maoist armed insurgency and that he would secure the early release of someone convicted for the Tikapur massacre has stirred serious debate in the legal fraternity.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Chairman of ruling Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who led the decade-long Maoist armed insurgency, said on Wednesday that as the leader of the rebel group he would take responsibility for the killings of 5,000 people during that conflict, but not 17,000.

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 12: Even though ruling party members of the provincial assembly of Province 1  have been saying in public that an 'agreement will be reached among political parties over naming the province', the process of formally deciding a name has been in limbo for the past several months while the provincial government awaits a nod from the center.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: An effort made by Prime Minister KP Oli and Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal to pick a new House speaker candidate from within the NCP failed as Deputy Speaker Shiva Maya Tumbahangphe insisted that she would resign from the post only if she is offered the post of speaker.

SINDHULI, Jan 4: Targeting Visit Nepal Year (VNY), Chetana Village Resort has come into operation at Khaniya Kharka in the district. Operator of the resort, Yadav Humagain said the total investment for the resort stood at Rs 120 million.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: The meeting of the lower house of parliament has been deferred yet again after the ruling Nepal Communist Party failed to produce a consensus candidate for speaker.

Dahal hints at delaying MCC endorsement

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KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has hinted at prolonging the parliamentary endorsement process for the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) grant provided by the United States if the grant is  part of America’s Indo-Pacific Strategy.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal has concluded that the Oli-led government has failed to publicize its good works.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Chairman of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that Nepal should first make an attempt to resolve the issue of the Kalapani border through political and diplomatic negotiations.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has postponed his scheduled visit to China, citing ongoing treatment of Prime Minister KP Oli.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Thursday said that Nepal should not agree to 'China-India Plus’ cooperation model pushed forward by the two immediate neighbors.

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DANG, Nov 6: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that former speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara should face action in accordance with the prevailing laws.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Recent remarks made by ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal show that his relations with the other party chairman KP Oli, who is also prime minister, have not been smooth of late.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Co-chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday said that there was no truth in media reports that the ruling party was going through a tussle between the erstwhile CPN-UML and Maoist factions.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Parliamentary Party Leader of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) at National Assembly Dinanath Sharma has said that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli will continue for full five-year term.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Co-chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent visit to Nepal has laid the foundation for realizing the idea of a trilateral partnership between China, Nepal and India.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Co-chairman of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent visit to Nepal has laid a foundation to materialize the idea of forging a trilateral partnership between China, Nepal and India.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Mahesh Raj Dahal as the Nepali ambassador to Australia. According to a press statement issued by the Office of President on Tuesday, President Bhandari appointed Dahal to the post in accordance with Article 282 of the Constitution of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: At a time when opposition parties are accusing the government of trying to impose 'communism' in the country, Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said he would not take rest from politics until NCP becomes the only 'people's party'.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Top leaders of major political parties including former Maoist rebel chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Thursday spoke of renewed commitment to domestically settling conflict-era cases at the earliest in accordance with established justice delivery processes.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday said the government is working to scrap the court cases against those involved in the lynching of seven policemen and a toddler during an anti-constitution protest in Tikapur in 2015.

KATMANDU, Sept 21: Nepal Workers Peasants Party President Narayanman Bijukchhe on Friday said he is greatly perplexed by former Maoist party chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is now one of the two chairmen of the ruling Nepal Communist Party.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: As the top leadership of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) resolves the issue of allocating seats in the unified party among the former Maoist and former UML leaders, those from the Maoist side have stepped up pressure on party Chairman KP Oli to hand over his executive role in the party to the other party chairman, Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who earlier courted controversy by saying Nepal disapproves of the US-backed Indo-Pacific Strategy, said that Nepal has stood in favor of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) launched by China as it promises shared prosperity for all.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Co-chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is purely an economic cooperation initiative, not a military alliance.

DAMAK, Jhapa, Sept 15: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Co-chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal, addressing a gathering in the home district of Prime Minister KP Oli, who is also a co-chair of the party, has sought party members’ support to lead the newly-unified party single-handedly in the coming days.

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Sharp division in NCP over Dahal's remark

September 13, 2019 08:40 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: A sharp division has surfaced in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) over the remark on the US-led Indo-Pacific Strategy made by Co-chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal during his meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Dahal had reportedly told Wang that Nepal “disapproves of the so-called Indo-Pacific strategy”.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Chairman of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has courted controversy yet again after his name surfaced in a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry of China on Tuesday in which Dahal was quoted as saying that Nepal disapproved the Indo-Pacific Strategy unveiled by the United States.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a meeting with the chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday morning.

Statement of impunity

September 10, 2019 02:00 am

Nepal Communist Party (NCP) co-chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal seems keen on granting amnesty to the perpetrators of 2015 Tikapur carnage. On Sunday, he said that the anti-constitution protest that resulted in lynchings of seven police personnel and a toddler in Kailali was a political uprising and that it should be dealt with as such. Such a remark from the head of ruling party is irresponsible and smacks of impunity.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Co-chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday said that the anti-constitution protest that resulted in the lynchings of seven police personnel and a toddler in Kailali in 2015 was a political uprising.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged the Chinese government, traders and investors to invest in Nepal.

CHITWAN, Sept 4: Chairperson of Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that national identity card is important for the general people and has long-term strategic importance from all points of view-- good governance, development and security.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Nepal Communist Party Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal has called the party's secretariat meeting for 11 am today.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Chairman of ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Friday claimed that the country may witness a regime change if the current government fails to live up to the people's expectations.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: The secretariat meeting of Nepal Communist Party on Thursday morning entrusted co-chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal to conduct the party’s meetings and make necessary decisions in the absence of another chairman KP Sharma Oli.

JANAKPUR, Aug 19: The Chairperson of ruling Nepal Communist Pary (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal reiterated that leadership of the government will be soon switched according to internal deal within the party.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Chairperson of Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal has claimed that no one can reverse the political achievement that has been gained after the long struggle and sacrifice.

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KATHMANDU, July 30: Chairperson of ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal embarked on a trip to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday.

LALITPUR, July 29: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party(NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said reactionaries are hatching a conspiracy to end republic in a program organized to welcome the cadres of the outlawed Chand-led party to the NCP.