I regret speaking those words, but they spontaneously came to my mind, and I let them slip: PM Dahal

KATHMANDU, June 2: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, is holding Secretariat meeting of the party today.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The Supreme Court rejected the writ petition demanding that Nepali Congress President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba should not be recognized as the main opposition party leader.

KATHMANDU, April 9: The ruling parties have proposed to the opposition party to pass the transitional justice related bill through fast track in parliament.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The Supreme Court has ordered the Federal Parliament Secretariat to submit a written clarification for recognizing Sher Bahadur Deuba-led Nepali Congress as the main opposition party although the NC supports the incumbent government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa has said his party would play a responsible and constructive role as an opposition party both in the federal and provincial parliaments.

GANDAKI, Jan 25; Major opposition CPN-UML has submitted a 20-point memorandum to Chief Minister (CM) of Gandaki Province, Krishna Chandra Nepali Pokhrel. UML Chief Whip Mayanath Adhikari submitted the memorandum amidst a programme organized at the Office of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers on Monday.

The Nepali Congress has scheduled its General Convention for February, 2021 and a number of Congress leaders have projected themselves as likely candidates for the top post—the party president.

NC obstructs meetings of both houses

September 16, 2019 10:50 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has obstructed the meetings of both the upper and lower houses on Sunday, alleging that the local authorities had refused to even register a complaint against individuals involved in thrashing NC leaders and cadres in a public function in Banke three days ago.

LONDON, Sept 6: British opposition parties said on Friday that they would block Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s second bid to call a snap general election in mid-October, setting up showdown with the government over delaying Brexit.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Nepali Congress central member Gagan Thapa has criticized the government for not being serious over the relief and rescue of the flood and landslides-hit victims.

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.

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.

‘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, Feb 3: Cadres of Nepal Student Union (NSU), the student wing of the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) on Saturday torched four government vehicles and took scores of others in control in line with their program of taking government vehicles running on Saturday in control. NSU had run a nationwide campaign of taking such vehicles in control on Saturday till 5 pm in order to stop the misuse of the government vehicles on holidays.

Nepali Congress, rise up

November 19, 2018 02:00 am

When government ministers indulge in corruption, do not live up to people’s mandate, fail to become transparent and accountable, and fail to provide basic services and ensure minimum governance, it is then that people expect the opposition party to take up those concerns on their behalf.

DHAKA, Oct 10:  A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced Tarique Rahman, the acting chairman of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) to life in jail, and 19 more to death, over a plot to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in 2004, lawyers said.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Friday’s cabinet decision to begin negotiations to award Budhigandaki Hydroelectric Project to a Chinese company has received criticism from different quarters including the opposition party.