KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Three candidates are vying for the presidency of Nepali Congress (NC) Province 1 Committee.

It is certain that the organization of the NC will be weakened if the mature leaders do not get the opportunity during the formation of the provincial committees. Only the experience of mature leaders and the ability and activism of young leaders can make the NC strong.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Rastriya Prajatantra Party Chairman Kamal Thapa has decided to contest again for the post of party president in the upcoming general convention scheduled to begin from December 1.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 29: Nepali Congress (NC) is going to hold reelection for the post of president of Morang district. The re-poll will be held after none of the three candidates got the required number of votes on Sunday.

NC will put UML in its place: Gagan Thapa

November 28, 2021 17:27 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa has said that his party will put all the leaders of CPN-UML into their places after the party elects new leadership in the ongoing general convention at Chitwan.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Senior Advocate Gopal Krishna Ghimire has been nominated as the coordinator of the central election committee of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC). Advocate Ghimire was nominated to the post after former coordinator senior advocate Mahadev Prasad Yadav resigned due to health issues, according to the acting chief secretary of the party’s office Dr Pradeep Parajuli.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Kishor Dutta Baral has been elected as the district president of Nepali Congress, Kaski.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Rikesh Maharjhan 26, of Kathmandu has been elected to the post of the secretary of Kathmandu Constituency-1 in the recently held convention.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Gagan Thapa has said that a change in the party’s leadership will be the most important outcome of the General Convention.

NC needs strong leadership: Singh

November 27, 2021 15:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Nepali Congress leader Prakashman Singh has said that strong leadership is necessary to strengthen the party.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The Nepali Congress (NC) is organizing the party's district conventions today as a part of its 14th national general convention.

CHITWAN, Nov 26: Nepali Congress (NC) Chitwan district convention has been postponed. The NC has stated that the convention has been postponed due to the 10th National General Convention of UML in the same district.

CHITWAN, Nov 25: Nepali Congress President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is scheduled to address the 10th General Convention of the CPN (UML) on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: A book entitled 'Congress Ko Abako Bato' (future course of Nepali Congress) by NC central member and lawmaker Dr Dila Sangraula 'Panta' has been unveiled.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Santosh Chalise has been elected to the Kathmandu electoral constituency-3 of the Nepali Congress (NC). According to the vote counts published today, Chalise, also the chief of Gokarneswor Municipality, won the election with 205 votes.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Province Minister for Urban Development, Dilli Bahadur Chaudhary, and State Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Arjun Shrestha have been elected as representatives for the general convention.

NC leader Basnet admitted to hospital

November 23, 2021 12:24 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Central member of Nepali Congress (NC) and former Minister for Communication and Information Technology, Mohan Bahadur Basnet has been hospitalized.

Nepali Congress (NC) President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged the people concerned to promote the culture of a consensus while electing party office-bearers in view of the upcoming 14th General Convention.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: General Secretary of Nepali Congress (NC), Dr Shashanka Koirala met with the party’s former general secretary Prakash Man Singh on Saturday to discuss issues related to the upcoming 14th General Convention of NC.

Scuffle leaves five NC members injured

November 20, 2021 13:02 pm

BUTWAL, Nov 20: A tussle between the Deuba- and Poudel-led factions at the polling station during the course of the election of Rupandehi Province Assembly 3 (1) under the 14th  General Convention of NC on Friday left five party members injured

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Nepali Congress (NC) joint general secretary Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said it would be better if the upcoming party leadership was elected through a consensus.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Nepali Congress (NC) is holding province assembly convention in Kathmandu district's 20 province constituencies today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Prakash Man Singh has expressed dissatisfaction over party president and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s decision to hold the party’s Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting at his residence.

NC ward conventions in 13 districts today

November 13, 2021 11:16 am

KATMANDU, Nov 13: The ruling Nepali Congress is holding its ward-level conventions in 13 districts today. The conventions in the districts were delayed due to active membership disputes.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Nepali Congress (NC) Youth leader Rajendra Bajgain has announced his candidacy for the post of central member in the party’s upcoming 14th General Convention. The NC’s General Convention is scheduled to be held from December 10 to December 12 in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula has said that the schedule of the party’s 14th General Convention cannot be altered even by one day.

DHANUSA, Nov 9: Home Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) leader Balkrishna Khand has said that Prime Minister and NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba should be ensured victory as the president of the party for another term by its forthcoming 14th General convention.

BAITADI, Nov 7: The Baitadi district chapter of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) party has expressed objection over a fake Facebook id that was created in their name. The party has accused the fake id maker of trying to defame the party’s Vice President Chatur Bahadur Chand of the district.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to hold its ward convention in 13 districts after the Chhath festival. The ward conventions in these 13 districts could not be held earlier due to disputes among the party members of these districts.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Gagan Thapa said that there is no possibility for early election as demanded by the main opposition party CPN-UML.

PHUNGLING, Nov 3: Nepali Congress Joint General Secretary Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said the Nepali Congress will garner majority votes in the upcoming general election and form its own government.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 1: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Sujata Koirala has announced her candidacy for the party’s president.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 30: Minister for Information and Communication Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has said that discussion among the coalition partners on the appointment of chief minister on rotation basis between Nepali Congress and the CPN (Unified Socialist) in Province 1 is yet to be discussed.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Arguing that the low-income people will be badly affected by the fuel price hike on the eve of the Tihar festival, senior leader of Nepali Congress (NC) Prakash Man Singh has urged the government to reconsider its decision to hike the prices of petroleum products.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Nepali Congress(NC) Vice President, Bimalendra Nidhi, has been given the responsibility as Acting President of the party during the absence of President Sher Bahadur Deuba in the country.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Prakashman Singh has said that the government should pay special attention to the development of sports.

BANKE, Oct 25: Senior leader of Nepali Congress (NC) Ramchandra Poudel has said he would vie for the post of party president during the upcoming 14th General Convention.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Nepali Congress leader Prakash Man Singh has accused the party’s President Sher Bahadur Deuba and his leadership of creating disorder in the party. Stating that the desire of the party President Sher Bahadur Deuba to prolong his stay at the helm of the party had put the party in a mess, Singh said that there was a need to strengthen the party and make it free from factionalism.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 24: The ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and the main opposition CPN-UML have requested to postpone the provincial assembly meeting of Province 1.  Stating that Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba will be visiting Province 1 to inspect the damages caused by the recent floods and landslides, members of NC have requested to postpone the assembly meeting in order to make arrangements for the PM’s visit.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Arjun Narasingh KC has said that factions within the party should be ended to make the party strong.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Youth leader of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC), Gagan Thapa has expressed dissatisfaction over the performance of the coalition government led by his own party.

DHADING, Oct 22: Nepali Congress (NC) former Vice President and Central Working Committee (CWC) member Prakash Man Singh has urged President Sher Bahadur Deuba and senior leader Ramchandra Poudel to take retirement from politics to pave the way for the second generation leaders to take party’s leadership.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Joint General Secretary of Nepali Congress(NC) Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat, who is currently on a visit to India, said that since Nepal and India have a centuries-old close relationship, it is natural to have some problems arise in the relations between the two countries.

Rawal elected as NC Bajura President

October 8, 2021 14:10 pm

BAJURA, Oct 8: The seventh district convention of Nepali Congress (NC) Bajura District Committee has elected Ram Singh Rawal as the party's district committee president.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 8: Central member of Nepali Congress (NC) Dr Shekhar Koirala has said that giving the chief justice a ‘share’ in the Cabinet is a strategy to kill democracy.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Nepali Congress (NC) is not hosting the tea reception that it organizes on the day of the Kojagrat Purnima every year under the Dashain festival. The party has decided to not organize the reception this year. The Kojagrat Purnima falls on October 19 this year.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Prakash Man Singh has said that the party should move ahead using new methods through its upcoming 14th General Convention.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: The senior leaders of the ruling coalition have reached an agreement on the distribution of ministerial berths among themselves. Although the meeting held on Tuesday Morning at the official residence of the Prime Minister in Baluwatar reached an agreement on the issue of distribution of ministerial berths, Cabinet expansion is still uncertain.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: A group representing Nepali Congress (NC) is visiting India on Thursday. The team is going to India at the invitation of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Nepali Congress lawmaker Dilendra Prasad Badu has said that the main opposition party CPN-UML is so busy in obstructing parliament by chanting slogans of various topics that they don't want to listen to anyone anymore.