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Nepali Congress accuses govt of totalitarianism as it concludes district presidents’ gathering

Hetaunda, June 22 The main opposition Nepali Congress has accused the incumbent Nepal Communist Party Chairman KP Sharma Oli-led government of heading towards totalitarianism. The party concluded its four-day district presidents’ gathering in Hetaunda of Makawanpur district on Friday morning and issued a 19-point declaration, which criticises multiple activities of the current government. The declaration […]

Eight Nepali Congress leaders demand immediate local, provincial conventions

Kathmandu, June 20 Whereas factional politics is at its peak in Nepali Congress, eight youth leaders of the party have demanded that the main opposition begin the process of electing new leadership immediately, claiming the current leadership is incapable of taking the party ahead effectively. As the party’s district presidents have gathered in Hetaunda of […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The most highlighted issue on the front pages of Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Wednesday is the visit of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to China and his possible engagements today. As Oli is scheduled to hold top political meetings with today itself, the newspapers have published reports filed from Beijing with […]

Nepali Congress agrees to lift Province 5 Assembly obstruction

Butwal, June 19 The main opposition Nepali Congress has agreed to let the Province 5 Assembly resume its business after a day of obstruction. Earlier, the party had boycotted the legislative activity yesterday expressing its dissatisfaction over the budget announced by the provincial government. Following that, Provincial Speaker Purna Bahadur Gharti had postponed the meeting. […]

Nepali Congress says district presidents’ gathering will give message of unity

Kathmandu, May 19 Whereas media reports have claimed that factional politics is at its peak in the main opposition Nepali Congress, the party has claimed that its district presidents’ gathering, which will begin in Hetaunda of Makawanpur today, will give the message of unity to its leaders and cadres. President of the party in Makawanpur, […]

We need skilful leaders in Nepali Congress: Sujata Koirala

Kathmandu, June 18 Nepali Congress leader Sujata Koirala says the party urgently needs to skilful leaders to address challenges it faces. Koirala, however, said that President Sher Bahadur Deuba does not need to step down immediately. Speaking at a programme in Kathmandu on Monday, Sujata, who is also the daughter of NC stalwart GP Koirala, […]