KATHMANDU, May 9: Newly-appointed vice-president of Nepali Congress (NC) Bimalendra Nidhi on Tuesday reached Dumja, the birthplace of the late BP Koirala, to pay homage to the founding leader of the NC. Nidhi had reached Janakpur immediately after being elected through the party's Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting as the party's vice president on May 4. He had offered homage to his late father Mahendra Narayan Nidhi at his cremation site.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Nepali Congress has appointed office bearers on Friday, 26 months after the General Convention of the party, breaching party statute rules.

Govt will step down by next week: Nidhi

February 12, 2018 05:15 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: A senior leader of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC), Bimalendra Nidhi, has said that the NC will step down once the federal parliament gets full shape.

DHANUSHA, Dec 10: Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal candidate for Dhanusha-3 Rajendra Mahato has been elected in the constituency.

JANAKPUR, Dec 1: Voters of Dhanusha-3 are in a dilemma - who to choose between Bimalendra Nidhi and Rajendra Mahato - as they believe that both leaders have equal contribution to and strength for raising the issue of political rights to the Madhesi people in the national parliament.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Arguing that unreasonable demands from the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) had made an electoral alliance impossible, senior Nepali Congress (NC) leader Bimalendra Nidhi has said that he is least bothered about the candidacy of RJPN leader Rajendra Mahato from his Dhanusha constituency.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba today went to the Om Hospital at local Chabahil and inquired about the health condition of party leader Bimalendra Nidhi.

NC ensures rights of all: Nidhi

November 19, 2017 13:43 pm

DHANUSHA, Nov 19: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Bimalendra Nidhi has said that the NC would ensure the rights of all.

MAHENDRANAGAR, Nov 12: Nepali Congress leader Bimalendra Nidhi has said that the communists are in an illusion due to the result of the local level elections.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The first meeting of the taskforce of the Broader Democratic Alliance (BDA) formed under the leadership of the major ruling party, the Nepali Congress, has unanimously chosen NC central member Bimalendra Nidhi as the taskforce coordinator.

JANAKPUR, Sept 11: Nepali Congress (NC) former General Secretary Bimalendra Nidhi has argued that the third phase of local level election to be held in Province No 2 on September 18 would offer a chance to identity who were for federalism and who were not.

KATHMANDU, August 28: Acting president of ruling Nepali Congress (NC) Bimalendra Nidhi has alleged that the chairman of the main opposition CPN-UML, K P Oli, had solicited Chinese support to "derail federalism" in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, August27: Acting President of the Nepali Congress Bimalendra Nidhi has argued that Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba's State visit to India became successful in all- political, economic and diplomatic- fronts.

KATHMANDU, August 24: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has appointed the party's senior leader Bimalendra Nidhi as acting president.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Nepali Congress (NC)'s former General-Secretary Bimalendra Nidhi has stated that the government was preparing to endorse the constitution amendment bill from parliament by two-thirds majority.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Bimalendra Nidhi has reasoned the second phase of local level elections for the delay in cabinet expansion.

CHITWAN, June 20: Nepali Congress leader and former Deputy Prime Minister, Bhimalendra Nidhi, said the local poll date for Province no 2 was postponed in agreement with Rastriya Janata Party Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Deputy Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi wondered what the main opposition CPN-UML wanted to do by barring the parliament even from thanking the President for her address to the budget session of the parliament.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Nepali Congress leader Bimalendra Nidhi, who had left the government earlier this week due to differences with his party president over the impeachment motion registered against Chief Justice Sushila Karki, has re-assumed his role as the deputy prime minister and home minister from Thursday.

DPM Nidhi withdraws resignation

May 4, 2017 12:20 pm

KATHMANDU, May 4: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi has withdrawn his resignation on Thursday following a meeting held at Baluwatar.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi Has resigned from the post.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi, who had been skipping cabinet meetings over protocol row since two weeks, has started attending cabinet meeting from Sunday.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Deputy Prime Minister Bimilendra Nidhi has instructed the concerned government bodies to make all arrangement for preempting human loss by clearing the blocked confluence of Arun rive and Barun river with great caution.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi has informed the parliament that the government will fully ensure security for the May 14 local polls.

BANKE, April 17: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi has said the Home Ministry has prepared a special central security plan aims to strengthen the security arrangements for the upcoming local-level election.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Deputy Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi, who is also taking charge of Ministry of Home Affairs, has said that the Election Commission's as well as security arrangements are not sufficient for holding local polls on May 14.

KATHMANDU, April 16: Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi and Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav, today briefed the parliamentary committee about the preparations and progress being made regarding the May 14 local-level election.

Nidhi skips cabinet meeting

April 11, 2017 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, April 10: Expressing dissatisfaction over Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's decision to make Kamal Thapa senior to two other deputy prime ministers, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi on Monday skipped the cabinet meeting.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Three weeks after stalling the cabinet meeting over the hierarchy row between Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Kamal Thapa and DPM Bimalendra Nidhi, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal has made up his mind to give seniority to Thapa among the three DPMs.

KATHMANDU, Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi has called an emergency meeting with the ministers in the government representing the Nepali Congress.

BIRATNAGAR, March 27: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for home affairs Bimalendra Nidhi has handed over a cheque for  NRs 1 million  to the family of  Basudev Shah who was shot dead by the Indian Shashastra Seema Ball(SSB)  on May 25, 2010.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Chinese Defence Minister General Chang Wanquan, who is on a three-day formal visit to Nepal, met with Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi at latter's Ministry on Friday.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Deputy Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi on Friday called on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at latter's official residence at Lok Kalyan Marga in New Delhi.

DELHI, March 16: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi, who is currently in India, has held talks with his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Bimalendra Nidhi said that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations is a serious global threat to humanity and urged for firm commitment at the highest level to stop terrorist acts and bring perpetrators to justice.

Home Minister Nidhi leaves for India

March 13, 2017 20:21 pm

KATHMANDU, March 13: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Bimalendra Nidhi, has left for India on Monday to participate in an international conference on a counter -terrorism.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Government has declared deceased Govinda Gautam of Kanchanpur incident as martyr.

KATHMANDU, March 4: A day after CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli cautioned him against making controversial statements, Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi held a meeting with the former prime minister at the latter's residence in Balkot, Thursday evening.

KATHMANDU, March 3: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi clarified that he did not make any statements to disrupt mass meetings of any political parties.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The government has assured the Election Commission of abiding election code of conduct and providing required logistics to make the May 14 local election a success.

Local polls on May 14 at any cost: Nidhi

February 22, 2017 07:49 am

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 22: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi has said that the local level election will be held at any cost on the date announced by the government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi has directed the chiefs of security agencies to maintain law and order and curb social crimes.

JANAKPURDHAM, Feb 6: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi, has said that the government will take a strong action against the forces that try to disintegrate national integrity and sovereignty.

British ambassador calls on DPM Nidhi

January 31, 2017 17:28 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: British ambassador to Nepal Richard Morris called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Bimalendra Nidhi on Tuesday.

BIRGUNJ, Jan 16: Acting Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi has directed the civil servants to be prepared for election as it might be announced any time.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Acting Prime Minister Bhimalendra Nidhi vowed to ramp up the post-quake reconstruction.

DPM Nidhi to look after PM's portfolio

January 15, 2017 08:37 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has assigned Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi to carry out the day-to-day administrative works handled by the Prime Minister during the absence of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda', who left here today for the United Arab Emirates to participate in the World Future Energy Summit to be held there.

DPM Nidhi to look after PM's portfolio

January 14, 2017 19:31 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has assigned Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi to carry out the day-to-day administrative works handled by the Prime Minister during the absence of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal who left here today for the United Arab Emirates to participate in the World Future Energy Summit to be held there.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi on Saturday urged opposition parties not to be stubborn on the constitution amendment proposed in a bid to increase the acceptability of the constitution.

LALITPUR, Jan 9: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi has spoken of the need of holding the three-tier elections by the scheduled date.