WASHINGTON, Dec 18: President Donald Trump is on the cusp of being impeached by the House, with a historic debate set Wednesday on charges that he abused his power and obstructed Congress ahead of votes that will leave a defining mark on his tenure at the White House.
The U.S. Constitution permits Congress to remove a president before his or her term is up if enough senators vote to say that they committed “treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanours.” Article Two, Section 4 of the Constitution gives the House of Representatives the sole power to impeach a federal official, including the president. On October 31 the House voted to approve and proceed with its impeachment inquiry. The resolution, passed on a mostly party-line 232-196 vote, sends a clear signal that a vote to impeach President Donald Trump, and a trial in the Senate, is all but inevitable.
WASHINGTON, Sept 2: President Donald Trump expressed a commitment Sunday, hours after the latest deadly mass shooting, to work with a divided Congress to “stop the menace of mass attacks.” He said any measures must satisfy the competing goals of protecting public safety and the constitutional right to gun ownership and seemed to cast fresh doubt on the merits of instituting more thorough background checks for gun purchases.
KATHMANDU, July 25: Amid complaints that disputed causeways and embankments constructed by India along the Nepal-India border have been causing inundation across the tarai districts, Former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed the need for diplomatic dialogue with India for resolving the inundation problem.
NEW DELHI, May 25: The central working committee of the main Indian opposition party Congress has unanimously rejected party president Rahul Gandhi’s offer to resign from the post of party chief, according to media.
At a time Nepali Congress has been criticized for failing to play the role of constructive opposition in the parliament and national politics, it has announced ‘public awareness campaigns’ to be held across the country starting from next week.
KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Central Committee Member of the Nepali Congress, Gagan Thapa, on Friday said that his party would take to the street against the government's attitude of suppressing the opposing voices in the country.
CARACAS, Jan 22: Venezuela plunged deeper into turmoil Monday as security forces put down a pre-dawn uprising by national guardsmen that triggered violent street protests, and the Supreme Court moved to undercut the opposition-controlled congress’ defiant new leadership.
WASHINGTON, Aug 26: Sen. John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak into a 35-year political career that took him to Congress and the Republican presidential nomination, died Saturday after battling brain cancer for more than a year. He was 81.
KATHMANDU, Aug 4: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has called its parliamentary party meeting for Saturday to chart the party’s future course of action after the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) on Friday rejected Deepak Raj Joshee for chief justice.
KATHMANDU, July 31: The main opposition Nepali Congress has staged protests across the country against the government’s authoritarian and undemocratic decisions. In Kathmandu, the protest rally started from Bhotahity.
KATHMANDU, July 31: Nepali Congress, the main opposition party, is staging protests across the country against the government’s authoritarian and undemocratic decisions. In Kathmandu, senior leaders of the party will address a mass that will convene at 2:30 PM.
KATHMANDU, July 24: Supporters of Dr. Govinda KC staged protest against the government’s delay to save his life and fulfill his demands. Dr. KC has been on his 15th hunger strike for the past 25 days, the longest so far. The Today, Nepali Congress's district committees staged protests against the government at Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur.
KATHMANDU, July 4: Nepali Congress, the main opposition party, has decided to voice against KP Sharma Oli led government’s undemocratic practices on five fronts: parliament, streets, media, social media and peaceful protest.
KATHMANDU, June 16: In yet another blow to the establishment faction of Nepali Congress (NC), a panel led by Pushkar Acharya, who is close to the rival faction in the party, has been elected as the new leader of Trade Union Congress, a sister organisation of the party.
KATHMANDU, June 11: As dissatisfaction mounts within the party over the working style of its top leadership, dissident leaders of the Nepali Congress (NC) have begun regrouping to challenge party President Sher Bahadur Deuba.
GULMI, May 21: Nepali Congress, Gulmi has started a drive against social anomalies and aberrations in various places of the district as part of the second phase of its 50 days mega campaign entitled 'Let Us Go to the Village and Enjoy in Village Itself'.
WASHINGTON, April 10: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will apologize for his company’s role in a data privacy scandal and foreign interference in the 2016 elections when he appears before Congress this week, saying the social network “didn’t take a broad enough view of our responsibility,” according to prepared remarks released Monday.
KATHMANDU, April 6: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has met Indian National Congress President Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister of India Dr Manmohan Singh on Friday during his three-day state India visit.
KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Three nominees of the Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government for the National Assembly have moved the Supreme Court against the new government for setting aside their nominations and appointing new members to the upper house.
KATHMANDU, Dec 29: KP Sharma Oli, chairperson of CPN-UML has accused Nepali Congress of unnecessarily piling pressure on the President to authenticate the National Assembly Election Ordinance. However, since the Ordinance was a constitutional work, the party had remained silent, Oli said.
NEW DELHI, Dec 16: Rahul Gandhi, the scion of India's most famous political dynasty, took over as president of the main opposition Congress party on Saturday while facing a stiff challenge from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Hindu nationalists.
NEW DELHI, Dec 11: India’s main opposition Congress party on Monday elevated Rahul Gandhi, the scion of the country’s most fabled political dynasty, as its president, preparing to challenge the dominance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of national polls in 2019.
KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Surendra Hamal from Nepali Congress has won the Provincial Assembly election from Banke’s constituency 2 (B). Hamal defeated his opponent, Durgesh Gupta from FSFN. Hamal received 9,211 votes while Gupta received 8,432
KATHMANDU, Dec 8:Nepal Nepali Congress candidate Prabhat Lama has won Province Assembly election from Rasuwa-1. Lama received 6,976 votes whereas CPN-UML’s Karnel Lama received 5,153 votes. This is second win for the Democratic Alliance in Provincial Assembly election. Nepali Congress has also secured a win in Manag.