NC and Sanaatan State: Myth or Reality

February 23, 2024 08:30 am

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 22: Nepali Congress (NC) has unanimously approved the four resolutions presented in the ongoing Mahasamiti meeting.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: The Mahasamiti meeting of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) with altogether 2,105 participants has begun in Godavari, Lalitpur.

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, Jan 2: The ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center) have initiated discussions regarding the allocation of vacant seats in the National Assembly.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The meeting of the Central Working Committee (CWC) of Nepali Congress (NC), which lasted for three days, took 11 decisions.

NC to unveil CWC decisions today

December 31, 2023 13:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The Nepali Congress (NC) is holding a special press conference today at 1 PM, according to Krishna Prasad Paudel, chief secretary of the NC party office.

NC CWC meeting to continue today

December 29, 2023 12:47 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The ruling Nepali Congress (NC) is holding its Central Working Committee today as well.

NC Central Committee meeting from today

December 28, 2023 11:31 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The Nepali Congress is poised to convene its Central Committee meeting starting today.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: A hearing on whether to release Nepali Congress (NC) leader and former home minister Balkrishna Khand from prison on bail is underway at the Patan High Court today.

KATHMANDU: The Shekhar-Gagan faction of the Nepali Congress (NC) is holding an important meeting at Battisputali in Kathmandu this afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11:  The ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has called the party’s Central Work Performance Committee for December 15.

BAJURA, Dec 5: Nepali Congress General-Secretary Bishwa Prakash Sharma has said no discussion was held among the ruling alliance parties regarding a change in the government.

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.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 6: The Koshi parliamentary party has rejected the resignation of Uddhav Thapa, the leader of the Nepali Congress (NC) parliamentary party in Koshi Province.

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.

POKHARA, Nov 2: Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader Dr Shekhar Koirala has said the NC is not expected to compromise over the party’s principles in the name of practical politics.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 15: The chief minister of Koshi Province, Kedar Karki, has expanded his cabinet by inducting two ministers.

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, Sept 6: The Nepali Congress has taken strong exception to the physical attack on Joint General-Secretary of the party, Mahendra Yadav, and condemned it.

Kathmandu, Aug 24: Nepali Congress President and former Prime Minister, Sher Bahadur Deuba, has paid tribute to NC leader late Rajaram Karki.

Kathmandu, Aug 15: The Nepali Congress (NC) has extended sorrow over the jeep accident that occurred in Mugu district on Monday.

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 20: The Central Working Committee (CWC) members of the Nepali Congress (NC) have demanded the suspension of former Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand as the party's CWC member.

KATHMANDU, July 10: On Monday, the three top leaders of the major parties are discussing the issue of uplifting the obstruction in parliament.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba and CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli are holding a meeting at Singha Durbar.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Nepali Congress Parliamentary Party leader Uddhav Thapa is going to present his claim to the chief ministership of Koshi Province today.

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 30: Nepali Congress (NC) leader and HoR member Dr Arzu Rana has said that foreign investment was inevitable for Nepal's development.

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, June 2: Gagan Thapa, the General Secretary of the Nepali Congress (NC), has issued a warning, expressing his determination to challenge party president Sher Bahadur Deuba.

JANAKPURDHAM, May 23: Nepali Congress(NC) is going to participate in the Madhesh Province government led by Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP).

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, May 1: Dr Suresh Acharya has been appointed as the Executive Director of Nepali Congress Central Policy, Research and Training Institute.

POKHARA, April 27:  Nepali Congress (NC) parliamentary party leader in Gandaki Province, Surendra Raj Pandey has been appointed as the chief minister (CM) of the province.

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.

KATHMANDU, April 24: A meeting of three major political parties is underway at the Prime Minister's office in Singha Durbar.

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, April 2: Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to support Janata Samajwadi Party Chairman Upendra Yadav in the by-election being held in Bara-2.

KATHMANDU, March 31:  Nepali Congress (NC) is sending only four out of eight ministers in the cabinet today.

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 24: Eight political parties decide to endorse the Nepali Congress (NC) candidate for the upcoming presidential election.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Nepali Congress lawmaker Prakash Man Singh has urged the government to make good use of the means and resources that are lying unused at various government offices.

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