Politics


NC President Deuba meets with PM Oli

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has met with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at latter's official residence, Baluwatar, in the capital today. According to press statement issued by NC chief secretary Krishna Prasad Poudel, President Deuba urged the PM Oli to hold dialogue with..

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NC to play strong opposition role: Leader Singh Saturday, July 21st, 2018

KAILALI: Nepali Congress leader Prakash Man Singh on Friday said the NC would play a role of strong opposition by raising voices of the people in the parliament. He accused the incumbent government with two-thirds majority of failing to prioritise the people and making the people feel the presence..

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NC in ‘wait and see’ situation: senior leader Poudel Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel said that the recent stir of the NC is merely symbolic. Talking to journalists here today, Poudel made it clear that the NC has resorted to the stir expressing discontent on the recent activities of the government. Poudel went on..

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Nepali Congress to organize protest on July 31 Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Major opposition Nepali Congress has decided to organize protests in all the district headquarters on July 31, showing discontent over some activities of the central and provincial governments. Issuing a press release Tuesday, NC General Secretary Dr Sashank Koirala directed the..

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NC urges govt. to be serious towards Dr KC’s demands Monday, July 16th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has drawn the attention of government to be serious towards the demands put forth by Dr Govinda KC. In a press statement released by NC here today, leader Deuba said that the deteriorating health of Dr KC was a cause for concern for him..

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Thakur picked as RJPN parliamentary leader Saturday, July 14th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has nominated party presidium coordinator Mahantha Thakur as the parliamentary leader. He was nominated unanimously, as stated by party senior vice chair Laxmanlal Karna. A meeting of the RJPN parliamentary party took place at the Singha Durbar..

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Chair Dahal for respecting SC verdict on Phujel case

CHITWAN: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has opined for respecting the verdict of the Supreme Court (SC) on the Phujel incident. Speaking in a press meet here Thursday, Chairman Dahal said that Chhabilal Poudel who is accused of..

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Groupism behind waning NC: General Secretary Koirala

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress General Secretary Dr Sashank Koirala has said once the party emerged stronger, none could belittle it. During a programme organized by Sushil Koirala Socialist Youth Circle here Tuesday, General Secretary Koirala pointed out the need of internal unity to strengthen the..

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Opposition launching protest on shaky ground-PM Monday, July 9th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has accused the main opposition party of launching protests on a shaky ground. There have been several ill-efforts to overshadow the pro-public works being carried out by the government, Oli said while addressing a meeting of the parliamentary party of the..

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CPN forms 3-member taskforce to finalize party regulation Saturday, July 7th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal Communist Party (CPN) has formed a 3-member taskforce to finalize the proposed regulation of the party. The meeting of the party secretariat held at Prime Minister's Office in Singh Durbar this morning formed the taskforce, comprising leaders Bam Dev Gautam, Home Ministry Ram..

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Province 4 named Gandaki

POKHARA: The Province-4 Assembly meeting held today has endorsed the motion to name Province-4 as Gandaki. The meeting endorsed the motion tabled by Province Assembly member Mayanath Adhikari and seconded by provincial parliamentarian Manibhadra Sharma Kandel, Gayatri Gurung and Krishna Thapa by..

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Gandaki, shared identity and civilization Thursday, July 5th, 2018

POKHARA: Majority of the members of Province-4 Assembly in a meeting held today have demanded the province to be named 'Gandaki' while highlighting it as a shared identity and civilization. With the unanimous endorsement of a proposal tabled by Province Assembly member Mayanath Adhikari seeking..

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All political appointments by previous govt. annulled

KATHMANDU: The meeting today of the Council of Ministers has decided to annul all political appointments made by the then government after the election code of conduct was introduced for the House of Representatives and National Assembly elections 2074. The cabinet that met at the Prime Minister's..

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