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Nepali Congress youth wing launches protest against President

Kathmandu, February 21 The youth wing of Nepali Congress, which has accused President Bidya Devi Bhandari of discriminating against the party in favour of the new left alliance government, has launched a street protest against the head of the state on Wednesday. Nepal Tarun Dal cadres stated a demonstration in front of the President’s Office, […]

Deuba calls Nepali Congress Central Executive Committee meeting

Kathmandu, February 21 Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has called a meeting of the party’s Central Executive Committee, which is more powerful than the Central Working Committee. The meeting will take place at the party’s central office in Sanepa of Lalitpur at 9 pm Thursday, according to the office’s chief secretary Krishna Prasad Paudel.┬áThere […]

President discriminated against us in favour of left government: Nepali Congress

Kathmandu, February 20 The main opposition Nepali Congress has accused President Bidya Devi Bhandari of discriminating against the party in favour of the new left alliance government. The party’s statement follows the appointment of three National Assembly members as per the recommendation from the new KP Sharma Oli-led government. Earlier, the President had put the […]

National Planning Commission Vice-Chair Swarnim Wagle announces resignation

Kathmandu, February 18 In the wake of recent change in government leadership, the top planning official of Nepal says he will resign from the position in order to let the new prime minister pick someone from his choice to replace him. National Planning Commission Vice-Chairman Swarnim Wagle says he has sought Prime Minister KP Sharma […]

Parties to submit PR lawmakers’ lists to Commission today

Kathmandu, February 12 Political parties which have won seats in the House of Representatives are sending the lists of proportional representation lawmakers to the Election Commission today. Earlier on Friday, the Commission had given the parties three days to finalise and submit the lists while maintaining proportions of women, Janajatis, Madheshis, Dalits, Muslims and other […]

Fin Min Karki, UML’s Rawal engage in skirmish at Reconstruction Authority meeting

Kathmandu, February 9 Finance Minister and Nepali Congress leader Gyanendra Bahadur Karki and CPN-UML Vice-Chairman Bhim Rawal engaged in a short skirmish during a meeting of the National Reconstruction Authority’s Steering Committee today. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who heads the committee, had intervened to end the tension. Rawal, who represents the main opposition to […]