KATHMANDU, Oct 1: The unification between the Nepali Congress (NC) and the then Madhesi People’s Rights Forum-Democratic (MPRF-D)-led by Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar is set to conclude nearly two years after the two parties decided to unite ahead of the provincial and federal elections.

NC to induct 11 more to CWC

September 28, 2019 07:42 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: A Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting of Nepali Congress (NC) on Friday decided to induct 11 new members in its 85-member CWC body.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Ambassador of the United States of America to Nepal, Randy W. Berry, has paid a courtesy call on Nepali Congress President and former Prime Minister, Sher Bahadur Deuba.

NC should be industrious: leader Poudel

September 26, 2019 13:17 pm

DANG, Sept 26: Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has opined that it's high time for NC to review why the NC got defeated in the three-tier election.

Sept 16: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

September 16, 2019 18:00 pm

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NC obstructs parliament(with video)

September 16, 2019 16:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Lawmakers of the main opposition party Nepali Congress are currently obstructing the proceeding in the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has staged a demonstration in the capital on Saturday urging the government to punish those involved in attacking its Banke district President Kiran Koirala and dozen others leaders and cadres.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) cadres thrashed Nepali Congress (NC) members entering a venue of the NC's awareness campaign in Banke district on Thursday.

Sept 8: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

September 8, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has warned the government to stop issuing unwanted pressure on the constitutional bodies.

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.

Aug 23: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

August 23, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, August 15: The performance report of the Nepali Congress (NC) central disciplinary committee was presented at the party central working committee (CWC) meeting.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Main opposition Nepali Congress and opposition RJPN ended their three-week-long obstruction in the Parliament from today with an agreement to form a parliamentary committee.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: With the announcement of the date for the by-elections by the Election Commission, the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) have intensified their search for candidates in Kaski-2, the only constituency which has a vacant seat for the federal parliament.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Government spokesperson Gokul Prasad Baskota who is also a Minister for Communications and Information Technology has urged the main opposition Nepali Congress(NC) to clarify its stance on the outlawed Biplab-led outfit.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The government’s decision to take a u-turn on conducting pesticide residue tests on imported fruits and vegetables from India and third countries at the customs points has drawn flak from both the ruling and opposition parties.

KATHMANDU, July 6: The main opposition Nepali Congress has slammed the government for revoking its decision to carry out pesticide testing for vegetables and fruits from India.

KATHMANDU, June 20: During the zero hour of today's meeting of House of Representatives, Bharat Kumar Shah of the Nepali Congress demanded the government to withdraw bills related to media council, security council, information technology and human rights, brought against sentiments of the constitution.

June 13: 6 things to know by 6 PM

June 13, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, May 5: The main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded the government to replace the words ‘my government’ in the policy and program unveiled by the president on Friday with ‘Nepal government’.

BIRATNAGAR, May 1: Nepali Congress leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula has underlined the need for guaranteeing the rights of workers enshrined by the constitution.

POKHARA, April 13: President of the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) Sher Bahadur Deuba has called his party members to demonstrate that their intra-party feud has been settled through the Pokhara By-election.

BHAKTAPUR, April 7: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Shashank Koirala has argued that nobody could beat NC in the next election if it would be united.

KATHMANDU, March 25: A meeting of Nepali Congress parliamentary party is taking place today to hold a discussion on contemporary national political issues.

JANAKPURDHAM, March 2 : Nepali Congress (NC) President has asserted the federalism now has become the need and reality of the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The district presidents of the Nepali Congress have called for holding a Mahasamiti meeting yet again, complaining that the statute endorsed by the highest policy making body was reversed.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The central working committee (CWC) of Nepali Congress (NC) has endorsed the party's new statute, revising some of the key provisions decided by the party's Mahasamiti meeting two months ago.

NC condemns Kashmir suicide bomb attack

February 15, 2019 20:57 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Nepali Congress has condemned the suicide bomb attack that claimed lives of 40 Indian soldiers in Pulawa of Kashmir on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) (Samyukta) Chairman  Pashupati Shumsher Rana has claimed that both the government and Nepali Congress have become unsuccessful.

NSU president resigns

February 12, 2019 03:58 am

Nain Singh Mahar, the president of Nepal Students Union (NSU), the student wing of the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) resigned from his position on Monday, paving the way for the formation of an ad hoc committee for the conduction of the student body's long overdue general convention.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) lawmakers have sought Prime Minister KP Oli's clarification on the government's position on the Venezuela crisis.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Nepali Congress (NC) lawmaker has objected to the government accusing it of openly voicing in support of Venezuela's ongoing political crisis.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: The controversy surrounding the statements issued earlier by the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and the government on the ongoing political crisis in Venezuela has left the country's two major political parties in parliament sharply divided.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has said it has not any formal information regarding the decision of the Council of Ministers to keep the hospitals named after its two former presidents the late Girija Prasad Koirala and the late Sushil Koirala under the federal government.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Parliamentary hearings of five nominees for heads of various constitutional commissions has been stalled after protests from main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) lawmakers in the Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) on Monday.

NC to step up anti-govt protests

January 28, 2019 07:37 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Angered by the decision of the ruling coalition parties to endorse the disputed National Medical Education Bill by force in parliament amid its objection, the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has decided to intensify protests against the government across the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The decision of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to pass the controversial National Medical Education Bill amid protests by the second largest party in parliament is likely to further worsen the already souring relations between the main ruling and opposition parties.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Nepali Congress has asserted that it will strongly react to the government if it continued exhibiting its arrogance on the Medical Education Bill.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Standing Committee member of the Nepal Communist Party Yogesh Bhattarai has asserted that the Medical Education Bill will be endorsed by the parliament on Friday.

House to next meet on Friday

January 22, 2019 17:51 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 22:  The federal parliament meeting has been adjourned for 1 pm Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The parliament’s meeting has been halted again for 15 minutes, the second time on Tuesday after Nepali Congress lawmakers demonstrated against the government’s decision to keep the two hospitals under the provincial government.

DHANGADHI, Jan 21: Nepali Congress spokesperson Bishwa Prakash Sharma has said that the demands put forth by agitating Prof Dr Govinda KC were associated with the sentiment of all Nepalis.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Nepali Congress (NC) has urged the government to save Dr Govinda KC by fulfilling his demands without delay in line with the agreement reached with him in the past.

NC to practice ‘Shadow government’

January 8, 2019 17:55 pm

KATHMANDU, January 8: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has decided to practice ‘Shadow government’.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Amid criticism from within as well as outside the party that it failed to play a strong role, the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has of late been trying to make its presence felt in parliament.

CHITWAN, Jan 5: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has asserted that people have sought change in party leadership.

DAMAULI Jan 3: Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has stressed on the need of promoting agriculture as a respectable vocation in the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Nepali Congress (NC) president and its parliamentary party leader, Sher Bahadur Deuba, has nominated four members to the Executive Committee of the NC Parliamentary Party.