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Bharatpur deputy mayor reports she received death threat

Chitwan, February 21 Deputy Mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City in Chitwan district, Parbati Shah Thakuri, has reported receiving a death threat from a student leader. Thakuri says the leaders sent her a message on a social networking site, warning she would be killed. Meanwhile, the Chitwan district chapter of Nepali Congress has expressed serious concerns over […]

Congress, Bibeksheel Sajha sister organisations support singer Sharma

Kathmandu, February 17 Sister organisations of the main opposition Nepali Congress and Bibeksheel Sajha Party have extended solidarity to folk singer Pashupati Sharma, who was reportedly forced to withdraw a song from YouTube after cadres of the ruling Nepal Communist Party threatened him. Nepal Sankritik Sanjh affiliated to the main opposition party and the youth […]

Nepali Congress boycotts Hearing Committee meeting

Kathmandu, February 17 The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, on Sunday boycotted the meeting of Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee. The party representatives had walked out the meeting two weeks ago, objecting to the  Constitutional Council’s recommendations for chiefs of various constitutional bodies, claiming they were recommended by a meeting, for which the main opposition leader […]

Govt’s performance disappointing, says Paudel

Chitwan, February 12 Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Paudel has said the people are disappointed by the government’s performance. Speaking at a press meet organised by the Chitwan chapter of Nepal Press Union here today, leader Paudel said people’s expectations from the two-thirds majority communist government had been turned into disappointments. He accused the […]

Nepali Congress student wing chief quits amidst legitimacy crisis

Kathmandu, February 11 Faced with a serious question about legitimacy of his presidency and the committee under his leadership, Nepal Students Union president Nain Singh Mahar on Monday tendered his resignation. The student wing of the main opposition party, Nepali Congress, is in crisis for past few weeks after the extended term of the central […]

Gagan Thapa accuses PM of irresponsible handling of Venezuela crisis

Gorkha, February 10 Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa says Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli could not effectively handle the controversies surfaced after Oli’s Nepal Communist Party issued a statement over the recent political crisis in Venezuela, blaming the United States. Recently, Oli had commented that his party’s another chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal made a mistake […]