KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Leaders belonging to the rival faction led by Dr Shekhar Koirala within the ruling Nepali Congress(NC) have staged a sit-in protest at the party’s headquarters in Sanepa over the unilateral move of the party President Sher Bahadur Deuba.
KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has clarified that the names of the candidates to contest the upcoming November 20 election under the Proportional Representations (PR) was finalized unanimously.
KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The Nepali Congress (NC) has appointed its Spokesperson Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat as coordinator of the 'House of Representatives and Province Assembly Members Elections-2079, Central Publicity Committee'.
KATHMANDU, August 19: Loktantrik Samajwadi Party (LSP) Chairman Mahantha Thakur has urged Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba to give a clear answer immediately whether he plans to bring LSP into the ruling five-party electoral alliance.
KATHMANDU, August 9: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula has been picked as the coordinator of a taskforce of five-party ruling coalition. The first meeting of the taskforce that was formed by the ruling coalition to outline election alliance modality in upcoming general election nominated NC former general secretary Sitaula as the coordinator.
KATHMANDU, July 27: Nepali Congress leader Dr Shekhar Koirala has said that in the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and the provincial assemblies, seats should be distributed among the ruling coalition parties on the basis of the seats won by them in the local level elections held last May and the popular votes they got in the elections.
KATHMANDU, July 26: The prediction of the election results has begun even if the date for the election to the Federal Parliament has not been announced. The government itself has projected the election results. According to a two-month study conducted by the Ministry of Home Affairs, if Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Center compete independently in the elections, it appears that none of them will get a majority.
KATHMANDU, July 25: General Secretary of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) Bishwa Prakash Sharma has said that the next decade will be a decade of building Nepal. He said this while speaking at an interaction on upliftment of art and culture by Nepal Fine Arts Association in Lalitpur on Monday.
KATHMANDU, JULY 14: President of the Nepali Congress (NC) Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that he will amend the party statute and contest for leadership again, if necessary. Deuba said this while the Shekhar Koirala faction of the party criticized Deuba for not being able to run the party according to the rules and regulations. The NC statute prohibits the president from serving more than two consecutive terms.
KATHMANDU, July 11: The Office Bearers' meeting of the Nepali Congress finalized the statutes of sister organizations. The statutes endorsed will be presented in the Central Committee(CC) meeting beginning Monday.
KATHMANDU, July 3: Chairman of the Loktantrik Samajbadi Party (LSP) Mahanta Thakur has said that he has received proposals from the Nepali Congress (NC) and the CPN-UML for an alliance in the upcoming parliamentary elections.
KATHMANDU, July 2: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Dr. Shekhar Koirala's group has accused NC President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba of being the president of not just the party but of the coalition.
KATHMANDU, June 27: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa has said the people's representatives of the NC at the local levels should work to give best results through their performance.
KATHMANDU, May 28: Senior Nepali Congress (NC) leader Ram Chandra Poudel has said that independent candidate Balen Shah won in local level elections as the political parties have selected the candidate by undermining people's sentiment.
KATHMANDU, May 26: CPN-UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has said that the citizens will not be happy with the policy of the Nepali Congress (NC) and that they are already disappointed to see the country being on the 'rule of Congress'.
DAMAULI, May 23: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Baikuntha Nath Neupane has been elected as the mayor of Byas municipality in Tanahun for a second term. He secured 12,078 votes while his closest contender Deepak Raj Joshi, an independent candidate, obtained 11,826 votes.
MAHENDRANAGAR, May 23: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Padam Bogati has won the mayoral post in Bhimdatta municipality of Kanchanpur. He secured 15,882 votes while closest contender Mahesh Prasad Pant of CPN-UML got 6,141 votes.
BANEPA, May 20: Ram Sharan Bhandari of the Nepali Congress (NC), the common candidate from the ruling five-party alliance, has registered his victory in the post of mayor of Panauti Municipality in Kavrepalanchowk district.
KATHMANDU, May 19: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Nagesh Koirala and CPN-UML's Shilpa Karki have been leading in the vote counting for the posts of mayor and deputy mayor, respectively since the counting of votes started in Biratnagar Metropolitan City.
DADELDHURA, May 19: Nepali Congress (NC) has won in five out of seven local units of Dadeldhura, PM Sher Bahadur Deuba's home district. NC candidates have emerged winners in two municipalities and three rural municipalities of Dadeldhura district. Dadeldhura is the district where incumbent Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has won all House of Representatives (HoR) elections since 2048 BS.
PHIDIM, May 19: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate has emerged victorious as mayor of Phidim Municipality in Panchthar. NC candidate Mitra Prasad Kafle received 9,855 to become the mayor. His close contender Prithvi Lawati of CPN-UML secured 9,280 votes.
NUWAKOT, May 16: The counting of votes in five local units of Nuwakot has been completed. The local units, where the counting of votes has been completed include Tadi, Tarakeshwar, Myangang, Kispang and Suryagadhi rural municipalities.
KATHMANDU, May 17: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Raj Kumar Nakarki has been elected Mayor of Kirtipur Municipality, securing 9,043 votes. His nearest rival Keshratna Bajracharya of CPN-UML got 5,507 votes, according to Chief Returning Officer in Kathmandu, Thakur Bhattarai.
KATHMANDU, May 16: The results of the local level elections held on May 13 continue to come from across the country. The results till 1:30 PM today put the Nepali Congress (NC) in the first position and the CPN (UML) and the CPN (Maoist Center) are following it respectively
ROLPA, May 16: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate has been elected to the post of chairman of Rolpa's Gangadev Rural Municipality. Hari Bahadur Pun of the NC got 2,548 votes while his closest rival Roshan Kumar Wali of the CPN-UML got 2,499 votes.
JANAKPURDHAM, May 15: A Nepali Congress (NC) candidate has won the polls for Shahidnagar Municipality Ward No 1 chairmanship of Dhanusha. Tejilal Yadav, has been elected with 659 votes to the post of ward chairperson.
SINDHULI, May 15: Nepali Congress (NC) candidates have won the elections in two wards of Sindhuli. Daulat Karki of NC has won in Golanjor Rural Municipality-2.He won with 580 votes. Karki was also the chairman of the ward before this.
MYAGDI, May 14: Nepali Congress (NC) has accused the CPN-UML supporters of beating the NC cadres stating that they did not vote for them in the election in Dhawalagiri Rural Municipality-5, Malkwang of Myagdi district at midnight.
UDAYAPUR, May 10: Nepali Congress (NC) General-Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa said the five-party electoral alliance is not formed against any political force but emerged as a force out of political necessity.