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Equal participation of women must for prosperous Nepal: NC President

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba viewed that equal participation of women in all state bodies would help make the state prosperous. "Not only 33 percent, but 50 percent reservation for women should be ensured so as to mainstream them," he said while inaugurating a two-day State level training organised in Birgunj by the Nepal Women Association on Thursday.

by RSS | May 10
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Amended statute will consolidate party: NC General Secretary Khadka

Nepali Congress General Secretary Purna Bahadur Khadka has said that the amended statute of the party would further consolidate the party. Speaking at an interaction organised under the National Awakening Campaign in Pokhara today, he said the statute could still be amended based on the spirit of the cadres.

by RSS | May 09
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Unity essential to implement federalism: Leader Sitaula

Nepali Congress central member Krishna Prasad Sitaula has underscored the need of unity among the ruling parties and the opposition to implement federalism effectively. The effective implementation of federalism would help realize the goal of national development and economic prosperity, he added.

by RSS | May 09
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NC Draws Attention

The main opposition Nepali Congress has stated that its attention was drawn on the language used by the Prime Minister while responding to the queries lawmakers raised by MPs on the government's policy and programme for fiscal year 2019/20.

by RSS | May 08
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Prakashman Singh terms policies and programmes as well-versed essay

Main opposition Nepali Congress leader Prakashman Singh has described the government new policies and programmes as a well-arranged essay.

by RSS | May 07
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Congress should go to the people: Leader Poudel

Nepali Congress central member Pradip Poudel has said that the Nepali Congress should go to the people with the agenda of prosperity. Speaking at a blood donation programme organised here Saturday, he said the party needs to change itself as per the demand of time.

by RSS | Apr 07
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‘Whatever general convention decides is official view of party’

Nepali Congress (NC) former general secretary Prakashman Singh has said the perspective in regard with federalism, republic and secularism endorsed by the party's general convention is the official view or line of the party. Speaking this morning at a press meet organised by the Nepal Press Union (NPU) at Birtamod of Jhapa, the NC leader said statements from party’s leaders

by RSS | Mar 25
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Mafia culture harms party: Shekhar Koirala

Nepali Congress leader Dr Shekhar Koirala has said the culture of groupism is natural within the party, but a mafia culture is sheer misfortune. Speaking at a party cadres’ gathering in Chitwan today, he reiterated, “It will be dangerous for the party if mafia rules the roost.”

by RSS | Mar 24
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NC central working committee meet today

Nepali Congress is holding its central working committee meeting today to take decisions on the formation of disciplinary and election committees of the party. Other agendas to be discussed in the meeting to begin from 11.00 am today include formulation of regulation

by RSS | Mar 18
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NC draws attention on national security bill

The main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has expressed its concern on some of the provisos enshrined in the bill on the rights ad responsibilities of National Security Council-2075 BS. The NC commented that it was wrong to propose provisions to make the security council a shadow of the Prime Minister by breaching the constitutional arrangement.

by RSS | Mar 18
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NC draws attention on pact with CK Raut

Main opposition party Nepali Congress has drawn its serious attention over the signing of 11-point pact between the Nepal government and CK Raut side and their subsequent activities. Issuing a press release, NC parliamentary party office has said the differing interpretations being made by two sides of the agreement have created a situation of confusion. 

by RSS | Mar 12
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Govt-CK talks positive: NC President Deuba

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the talks government held with CK Raut were positive development. During a press meet organized by Nepal Press Union Myagdi chapter here today, NC President Deuba reiterated, "It is positive indeed to bring the secessionist group into the mainstream politics in a peaceful way.

by RSS | Mar 10
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Death threat to deputy mayor draws NC attention

Nepali Congress Chitwan has expressed serious concern on the death threat to Deputy Mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City and NC leader Parbati Shah Thakuri. Issuing a press release on Wednesday, NC Chitwan Secretary Uttam Joshi said the party's attention has been drawn over the incident of threat of life to the people-elected representative. 

by RSS | Feb 21
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Democracy, 'life and death issue' for NC: Deuba

Nepali Congress President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said democracy is an issue of life and death for the Congress and none could overcome it. While inaugurating the four-star hotel Diyalo Lord today at Adarshanagar of Birgunj, leader Deuba said the party was committed toward the safeguard of democracy at any cost.

by RSS | Feb 20
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NC calls for rescuing Nepali students in trouble in Australia

The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has urged the government to immediately take necessary initiatives with the Australian government for rescuing more than 1,000 Nepali students who are in difficult circumstances after going to Australia for higher studies, and for appropriate educational arrangements for them. Party spokesperson Bishwa Prakash Sharma made this call through a press note he issued today.

by RSS | Feb 20
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Nepali Congress urges government to correct mistakes

The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has said it has not any formal information regarding the decision of the Council of Ministers to keep the hospitals named after its two former presidents the late Girija Prasad Koirala and the late Sushil Koirala under the federal government. 

by RSS | Jan 30
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Leader Poudel accuses government of wasting opportune time

Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader Ramchandra Poudel has said the present time is the right time for the government to prove its competency. Speaking at a press meet in Tansen today organised by the Nepal Press Union ( NPU), Palpa chapter, the former deputy prime minister accused the (incumbent) government

by RSS | Jan 22
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NC obstructs upper house session over hospital operation issue

The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) obstructed the today’s National Assembly session, expressing its concern over the government apathy to operate the hospitals established in commemoration of party prominent leaders the late Girija Prasad Koirala and Sushil Koirala. 

by RSS | Jan 21
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NC leader Regmi passes away

Nepali Congress leader Keshab Regmi, who contributed to restoring democracy in 1990, has passed away on Thursday night. Regmi, who was suffering from respiratory problems for long, died at his house in Gongabu in Kathmandu. Regmi, who also served as secretary of NC, Kaski, played an important role in establishing Nepal Students' Union, the student wing of the NC.

by RSS | Jan 18
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Ram Sharan Mahat accuses government of bias

Nepali Congress leader Dr Ram Sharan Mahat has said that most of the projects started by the erstwhile governments led by the Nepali Congress are now in limbo due to the government’s bias against such projects. Talking to media persons of Dang at Ghorahi today, leader Mahat said, “The erstwhile government has started around 13,000 big projects

by RSS | Jan 17