KATHMANDU, August 30: Gagan Thapa has announced his candidacy for the post of general secretary of the Nepali Congress (NC) in the upcoming 14th general convention of the party.

KATHMANDU, July 21: A day after Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba reportedly talked over the telephone and assured former prime minister and a senior leader of the CPN-UML , who is undergoing treatment at a News-Dehli-based hospital, of bearing all the treatment expenses, former health minister Gagan Thapa has said that the government is not authorized to bear the treatment expenses of any former dignitary.

KATHMANDU, May 15: A key leader of the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC), Gagan Thap has urged Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to concentrate all his efforts on the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

“You are not supposed to make false claims at such programs where you are never questioned.”

BARDIBAS, March 5: Youth leader of Nepali Congress Gagan Kumar Thapa has said the national politics would get a new direction after next elections.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: A key leader of Nepali Congress (NC) Gagan Thapa has blamed the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli for the current political crisis in the country.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Leaders of various opposition parties have termed Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s move to dissolve parliament unconstitutional.

KAILALI, Dec 14: A key leader of the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC), Gagan Thapa has accused Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of protecting corrupt people.

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KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Nepali Congress (NC) Central Working Committee members Arjun Narasingh KC, Gagan Kumar Thapa, Kalpana Chaudhary, and Shambhu Lal Shrestha have tested positive for the COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Sitting lawmakers as well as experts in the field of public service have said that lack of effective inter-ministerial coordination was severely affecting public service delivery and accountability in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Lawmaker of main opposition Gagan Thapa on Wednesday asked eleven questions to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli saying that the prime minister's recent address to the nation failed to clarify on a number of contemporary issues.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Lawmaker and leader of the main opposition Nepali Congress Gagan Kumar Thapa has proposed to contribute one-month salary of each of the lawmaker to the ‘coronavirus fund’ set up by the government.

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

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INARUWA, Jan 30: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) leader and former minister Gagan Kumar Thapa has blamed the government of pushing the country back.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Lawmaker of the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) Gagan Thapa said that the provision to remove the office bearers of the university through 51 per cent votes would have an adverse impact on the university's autonomy.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Leader of the main opposition Nepali Congress Gagan Thapa has remarked that there is no good reason to be exhilarated over the performance of the Oli-led government.

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).

KATHMANDU, Sept 5:  A lawmaker of the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has urged Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is currently undergoing treatment in Singapore, to take a rest.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: A lawmaker from the main opposition Nepali Congress Gagan Thapa has urged Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to take rest citing the fact that the prolonged absence of the country's executive head may have an adverse impact to the entire national security and diplomatic dealings.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Nepali Congress central member Gagan Thapa has criticized the government for not being serious over the relief and rescue of the flood and landslides-hit victims.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Nepali Congress Central Committee Member Gagan Thapa has strongly objected to the government's decision to put on hold its decision to carry out pesticide testing for vegetables and fruits imported from India.

BANEPA, Feb 27: Nepali Congress (NC) central member and former Health Minister Gagan Thapa said the practice of religious conversion should be stopped.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Chairperson of Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba and Gagan Thapa paid a visit to Dr. Govinda KC expressing the party's solidarity in the latter's demands for reforming the country's medical sector.

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.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Nepali Congress Lawmaker Gagan Thapa has asserted that the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) may face a debacle at any time in the days ahead as it is being headed by two chairpersons with two dissimilar views.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) leader Gagan Thapa has demanded withdrawal of the Civil Servants Adjustment Ordinance stating that it contains discriminatory provisions for civil servants enrolled under the same services.

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Nov 21: Nepali Congress youth leader and lawmaker Gagan Thapa has alleged that the government was not serious regarding in finding the perpetrators of the ‘rape and subsequent murder’ of Nirmala Panta, a 13-year-old girl from Bhimduttanagar Municipality-2, Kanchanpur district.

POKHARA, Nov 7: A mixture of drives, cuts and pull shots by Indian batting maestro Ravi Inder Singh powered Pokhara Paltan to first ever Pokhara Premier League (PPL) trophy defeating Chitwan Rhinos by three wickets in the final match played at the Rangshaala Cricket Ground, Pokhara on Tuesday. The left-handed batsman scored 90 runs off 58 deliveries including 13 boundaries and three sixes.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Nepali Congress youth leader Gagan Thapa has urged party president Sher Bahadur Deuba not to file his candidacy for the party chief in next general assembly meeting.