Back in 1990 AD (2046 BS), after the people’s movement had established multiparty democracy, a new constitution of the country was drafted quietly by a handful of lawmakers, all hailing from the dominant khas arya community. They decided to continue Nepal as a Hindu state after the then king had abdicated absolute monarchy.
KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to suspend all party programs including the 'Nepali Congress in community’ campaign for three days following the death of Central Working Committee (CWC) member Keshab Kumar Budhathoki.
KATHMANDU, Jan 7: A meeting of the Central Work Execution Committee of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) is being held today. The meeting has been called at the party's central office in Sanepa at 1:00 pm today, said NC Central Office Chief Secretary Krishna Prasad Paudel.
KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Prakash Man Singh has said that the current ruling alliance, formed to safeguard the constitution, will move forward through consensus among the parties in the alliance.
KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The Members of Parliament representing the Nepali Congress (NC) have decided to contribute remunerations of 15 days for the cause of recent earthquake survivors in the Karnali Province.
KATHMANDU, October 13: The Nepali Congress (NC) Koshi Province has convened a meeting of its Work Performance Committee to discuss the recent developments stemming from the rebellion led by Shekhar Koirala within the party.
BIRATNAGAR, Oct 12: Nepali Congress (NC) provincial assembly member Kedar Karki has staked a claim for the position of Chief Minister in Koshi Province with the support of CPN-UML provincial assembly members.
KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has nominated eight individuals as Central Working Committee (CWC) members. The appointments were made in accordance with Article 21 (10) of the NC statute.
Chitwan, Sept 17: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Dr Shashanka Koirala has ruled out the possibility of a change in government at present. Talking to the media here today, the NC leader said though there were some minor misunderstandings among the ruling partners, there was no possibility for the government to change at the moment.
KATHMANDU, August 14: The ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has stood against the demand put forth by the main opposition party as well as a section of its own lawmakers to form a high-level judicial committee to investigate the infamous 100 kg gold smuggling case.
KATHMANDU, July 5: Nepali Congress (NC) has called a meeting of its central committee on July 12. On Wednesday, the party’s President Sher Bahadur Deuba along with the vice-president and general secretaries decided the date for the central committee meeting.
KATHMANDU, June 14: Nepali Congress (NC) President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has flown to Singapore for medical treatment. His wife, Arju Rana Deuba, has accompanied him to Singapore.
KATHMANDU, May 7: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has appointed Surendra Acharya of the Nepali Congress(NC) as a minister. Minister Acharya's swearing-in is scheduled to be held at Sheetal Niwas at 12:30 noon today.
KATHMANDU, April 24: Nepali Congress (NC) President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has advised the government to prioritize the needs of citizens while formulating a budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
POKHARA, April 23: The district election code of conduct monitoring committee has asked Govinda Bhattarai, the Nepali Congress (NC) candidate of Tanahun-1, for an explanation for violating the election code of conduct.
KATHMANDU, March 16: Former vice president of the Nepali Congress (NC) Bimalendra Nidhi has said that after Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, CPN (Unified Socialist) leader Madhav Nepal and then Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba will become the prime minister.
KATHMANDU, March 15: The Nepali Congress (NC) has instructed the relevant bodies of the party to propose and recommend names for the first-past-the-post by-election in Chitwan constituency No. 2 and other constituencies to be held in April 2023.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The Nepali Congress (NC) has sent a letter to all political parties represented in the federal parliament, asking for votes for the presidential candidate Ram Chandra Paudel. The presidential election will be held on March 9th.
KATHMANDU, Feb 16: While discussions are going on that the next president should be elected on the basis of national consensus, the Maoist Center which is leading the current government, appears divided along two lines over the issue. While one group of the Maoist Center says that the country’s next president should be made from within the existing alliance, the other group insists that a person without any direct affiliation to a party should be made the president