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Congress warns against Media Council Bill discussion

Kathmandu, May 15 The main opposition party in the Federal Parliament has warned of a strong protest if the government and the legislative move forward the discussion on controversial Media Council Bill. A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party chaired by the party chief and former prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Wednesday decided […]

Opposition tells Finance Minister to free budget plan from political prejudices

Kathmandu, May 12 The main opposition Nepali Congress has told the government to make sure that the next year’s budget plan will be free of political prejudices. Taking part in the discussion on principles and priorities of the budget plan in the House of Representatives on Sunday, former finance minister and Nepali Congress leader Gyanendra […]

Sindhupalchok: One hurt as Nepali Congress cadres clash during campaign

Sindhupalchok, May 9 A cadre of the main opposition Nepali Congress has sustained injuries when two groups of the cadres clashed during the party’s nationwide awareness campaign, in Sindhupalchok district, on the first day of the drive on Wednesday. Chok Bahadur Shrestha was injured when cadres close to president Sher Bahadur Deuba and senior leader […]

Shekhar Koirala accuses NCP of attempting to ‘capture state power’

Kathmandu, May 8 Nepali Congress leader Shekhar Koirala has accused the ruling Nepal Communist Party of attempting to capture state power. Opening the party’s national awareness campaign in Dhulikhel of Kavre district on Wednesday, he said the government’s activities since it took over power last year gave similar signals. Koirala recalled Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara’s […]

Nepali Congress opens nationwide campaign today

Kathmandu, May 8 In its bid to regain its strength from local to the national levels, the main opposition party, Nepali Congress, is launching a nationwide awareness campaign on Wednesday. Besides consolidating the party organisation, the NC hopes that it will create an opinion against the government at all levels. The party’s spokesperson Bishwa Prakash […]

Gagan Thapa: Speaker acted like executive’s shadow

Kathmandu, May 7 Influential Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa has accused Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara of working in the House of Representatives as a shadow of the executive and a blind follower of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. Thapa’s statement follows a protest of Congress lawmakers during the House meeting today after Mahara let Prime […]