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Nepali Congress district leaders object to CWC decision on statute amendment

Kathmandu, March 5 As many as 56 of 77 district presidents of the main opposition Nepali Congress party have objected to a recent decision of the party’s Central Working Committee to amend the party statute. They have argued that party president Sher Bahadur Deuba could not keep his promise about the amendments in the recent […]

Paudel, Sitaula boycott Nepali Congress meeting

Kathmandu, February 26 Influential leaders Ram Chandra Paudel and Krishna Prasad Sitaula and leaders loyal to them boycotted the Central Working Committee meeting of the main opposition Nepali Congress on Tuesday. The leaders had objected to the CWC’s decision that endorsed the amended statute on Sunday. Continuing their protests, the leaders did not show up […]

Nepali Congress objects to IT Bill

Kathmandu, February 25 The main opposition party Nepali Congress has expressed its objections to some provisions of the Information Technology Bill that the government recently registered in Parliament. The party has claimed that the government is trying to restrict people’s freedom of expression in the name of regulating the sector. Party spokesperson Bishwa Prakash Sharma […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, February 25, 2019

Major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Wednesday have given priority to a host of issues from political, sociocultural and economic spheres. The main opposition party Nepali Congress’ Central Working Committee on Sunday endorsed the revised statute of the party. Many newspapers have commended that some key provisions of the amended statute […]

Gas bottlers urge Nepali Congress to lobby for them

  Kathmandu, February 24 Gas bottlers, who were pressurising the government to increase their commission by threatening to disrupt the supply of cooking gas if their demand is not fulfilled, are now seeking help from the main opposition party, Nepali Congress. Members from the Nepal LP Gas Industry Association have met NC President Sher Bahadur […]

NSU cadres clash over 32 year age ceiling

Kathmandu, February 24 Cadres of Nepal Students Union, the student wing of the main opposition party Nepali Congress, on Sunday clashed over the demand of fixing an age limit of 32 years for membership of the student wing. Those supporting and opposing the proposal had a clash over the issue in front of the party’s […]