KATHMANDU, May 23: The Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded that the government stall the Media Council Bill until the anti-press provisions of the bill are removed.

KATHMANDU, May 20: The main opposition Nepali Congress has formed various ministry-level committees for the effective operation of ‘Shadow Cabinet’.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has spoken of the need of undoing the culture of groupism inside the party to ensure its strong presence.

KATHMANDU, May 16: The main opposition Nepali Congress has strongly opposed the bill tabled by the government at the parliament which proposes allowing the prime minister to mobilize the Nepal Army at his discretion.

KATHMANDU, May 15: The main opposition Nepali Congress has strongly opposed the bill tabled by the government at the Parliament which has allowed the prime minister to mobilize the Nepal Army through individual decision.

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KATHMANDU, May 14: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) strongly objected the Bill to Amend and Integrate Media Council Act which was registered by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology at the Parliament Secretariat recently.

MAKWANPUR, May 14: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), obstructed the provincial assembly session of Province 3 on Monday, demanding that the permanent capital of the province be fixed without further delay.

KATHMANDU, May 13: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has alleged that the government was trying to stage a coup against the media by drafting draconic laws to curtail press freedom.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Nepali Congress has said that the proposed media law is ‘coup’ against press freedom.

BETRAWATI, May 10: Joint General Secretary of the Nepali Congress, Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat, has said the bill on media council would be unacceptable to his party because it was being brought to violate freedom of expression and press.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Criticizing his controversial role in parliament, the main opposition party Nepali Congress has alleged that Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara is the weakest House speaker that Nepal has seen.

KATHMANDU, May 8: The main opposition Nepali Congress has started its awareness campaign in a bid to educate about the government’s wrongdoings and to strengthen the party organization across the country, on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 8: Parliament’s meeting on Tuesday saw heated exchanges between Prime Minister KP Oli and lawmakers from the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) after the NC lawmakers objected to what they described as Oli’s ‘demeaning remarks’ directed at them.

KATHMANDU, May 7: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has criticized Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli for using indecent remarks in the parliament.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Main opposition Nepali Congress leader Prakashman Singh has described the government new policies and programs as a well-arranged essay.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Key leaders of both the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) exchanged arguments over the involvement of a ruling party leader in the Bulawatar land scam, during a parliamentary meeting on Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Leaders of the main opposition Nepal Congress (NC) on Sunday came down heavily against the government for making tall promises in the policy and program for the coming fiscal year despite failing to deliver results on policy and program for the current fiscal year announced last year.

KATHMANDU, May 6: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has claimed that the government's policy and program for the new fiscal year 2019/20 will not deliver any concrete results, as the document contains scattered plans without any clear vision.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the railways connecting China and India should be built only on grant.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The main opposition Nepali Congress on Saturday registered an amendment proposal on the annual policies and programs tabled by the government in the Federal Parliament.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara here today urged the major opposition Nepali Congress to creatively criticize the government’s performances thereby contributing in making the fourth session of the federal parliament successful and productive.

KATHMANDU, April 28: The main opposition Nepali Congress has opposed the government’s preparations to announce annual policies and programs without holding the pre-budget discussion.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged his party cadres to hold protests to unseat the Oli-led administration.

TIKAPUR, April 18: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has challenged his rivals within the party to contest against him to lead the party instead of causing unrest in the party.

KATHMANDU, April 16: The main opposition Nepali Congress announced on Tuesday that it will hold public awareness campaigns across the country in coming months.

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, April 16: Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed that the incumbent government should bring Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)-led group into the mainstream of national politics through talks.

KAILALI, April 14: The main opposition Nepali Congress president and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged the party cadres to develop their public interaction.

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.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Nepali Congress has expressed grief on the passing away of industrialist Diwakar Golchha who passed away last night in Chennai, India.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has expressed concern over the recent clash in the capital involving leaders and cadres of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) and the police.

The main opposition Nepali Congress is a divided house once again. There is war of words between party president Sher Bahadur Deuba and Koirala faction, most notably Dr Shekhar Koirala and Dr Shashank Koirala.  Party president says one thing about government’s decision, his spokesperson soon opposes it and party president then changes his position. District presidents are appealing for timely General Convention, which Deuba seems bent on deferring.  Why is Congress in such mess? What is its reading of the government’s performance?

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, April 7: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has postponed the party’s Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting scheduled for Saturday after failing to forge consensus on the appointment of Central Work Performance Committee with different factions in the party.

KATHMANDU, April 5: The crisis in Nepali Congress shows little sign of fading away soon as a conclave of dissident district presidents ended Thursday with a warning to launch a nationwide signature campaign to end the 'cartel' of a small clique in the general convention.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Main opposition Nepali Congress lawmakers have strongly protested against the 'unilateral' decision of the Constitutional Council (CC) to nominate Dinesh Thapaliya as the Chief Election Commissioner.

SYANGJA, April 3: General Secretary of the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC), Shashank Koirala on Tuesday said that he is not in favor of reinstating Nepal as a Hindu state.

KATHMANDU, April 1: The parliamentarians from the main opposition Nepali Congress will donate two-days salary to the victims of the storm-hit Bara and Parsa districts.

NC CWC meeting on Saturday

March 31, 2019 20:31 pm

KATHMANDU, March 31: Nepali Congress Central Working Committee is to meet on April 6, Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Nepali Congress leader Prakash Man Singh has said the party failed to operate in tune with its rule and procedures.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Sister organization of the main opposition Nepali Congress, Nepal Tarun Dal, demanded immediate action against party's Mahasamiti Member Rajendra Bajgain, on Friday.

CHITWAN, March 29: Nepali Congress Vice-president Bimalendra Nidhi has ruled out possibility of reinstating Nepal as a Hindu state. He also clarified that his party is also not in this favour.

KATHMANDU, March 28: A member of the Nepali Congress Mahasamiti, Rajendra Bajgain, has demanded stringent action against Party President Sher Bahadur Deuba.

KATHMANDU, March 26: When the new constitution was promulgated in 2015, Nepali Congress, the party leading a coalition government at the time, tried its best to turn the historic occasion in its own favor.

Heed the opposition party too

March 27, 2019 02:00 am

The decision of Constitutional Council to pick former Secretary Dinesh Thapaliya as chief election commissioner and Bisnhu Maya Ojha as a member of the National Inclusive Commission without participation of the leader of the main opposition Sher Bahadur Deuba of Nepali Congress (NC) has again raised some concerns about the intent of Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli.

NC leader Sitaula discharged

March 26, 2019 11:32 am

KATHMANDU, March 26: Nepali Congress leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula who was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at HAMS hospital in the capital on Friday has been discharged today.

‘PM moving toward dictatorship’

March 26, 2019 08:03 am

KATHMANDU, March 26: The main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded withdrawal of the Bill on Work, Responsibility and Rights of the National Security Council awaiting approval from the parliament.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has voiced serious reservations over the decisions of the government to make key constitutional appointments through meetings of the Constitutional Council (CC) without the participation of the leader of the main opposition party as envisioned in the constitution.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Nepali Congress former General Secretary Krishna Prasad Sitaula, who is receiving treatment for various health problems at HAMS Hospital in Kathmandu, is recuperating, said a statement issued by the doctors involved in his treatment.

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