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CMC left Melamchi because minister, secretary demanded bribe: Prakash Man Singh

Kathmandu, March 22 An influential leader of the main opposition Nepali Congress has claimed that Italian contractor CMC quit the Melamchi Water Supply Project halfway as government officials demanded bribe in the form of commission from them. Prakash Man Singh says Minister for Water Supply Bina Magar and former Water Supply Secretary Gajendra Thakur sought […]

Referendum can be held on republicanism, federalism and religion: Shashank Koirala

Kathmandu, March 20 General Secretary of Nepali Congress Dr Shashank Koirala has asked everyone to press the government to hold a referendum on the role of religion in the state. Speaking at an event in his residence in Tokha, Koirala said he would openly support such referendum. “One of the four stars in the Nepali Congress […]

Opposition seeks share in Investment Board; Finance Minister rejects

Kathmandu, March 12 The main opposition Nepali Congress has demanded that it should be represented to the Investment Board Nepal, the government body that handles big infrastructure projects involving foreign investment. Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada, however, rejected the proposal. Taking part in a discussion on the new investment bill at a meeting of the […]

After cadre’s murder, Nepali Congress youth wing blocks highway in Rupandehi

Butwal, March 11 After the murder of its cadre Anish Puri, the youth wing of main opposition Nepali Congress on Monday afternoon blocked the East-West Highway in Devdaha of Rupandehi district in western Nepal. An unidentified gang had murdered Puri on Sunday evening. Irate cadres blocked the road from 2 pm today, according to police. […]

Nepali Congress cadre killed in Rupandehi

Butwal, March 11 A cadre of Nepal Tarun Dal, the youth wing of the main opposition party Nepali Congress, has been found dead in Bhulahi of Rupandehi district in western Nepal on Sunday night. Police say he was murdered by an unidentified group. The victim has been identified as Anish Puri, 20, a resident of […]

Deuba commends govt for CK Raut deal

Beni, March 10 Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the talks government held with CK Raut and an agreement it signed with him were positive. During a press meet organised by Nepal Press Union, Myagdi chapter, here today, the main opposition party leader said, “It is positive indeed to bring the secessionist group […]