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Nepali Congress Parliamentary Party meeting to discuss, give comments on budget

Kathmandu, May 30 The main opposition Nepali Congress has called a meeting of its Parliamentary Party to discuss the annual budget statement for next fiscal year 2018/19 that the government tabled in Parliament on Tuesday. The meeting will take place at 11 am at the Parliamentary Party office in Singhadarbar, according to the party’s Chief […]

Prove democratic demeanor through action, not just talk: Deuba

Kathmandu, May 29 Nepali Congress chief Sher Bahadur Deuba has challenged the incumbent government to prove that it is democratic through actions and not just words. Speaking at a programme organised on the occasion of Republic Day in the capital today, the former Prime Minister said, “Time has come for the government with two-thirds majority […]

Deuba: We lost because Maoist joined hands with UML. Why should I be blamed?

Kathmandu, May 27 Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has clarified that he will not step down from the party’s chief position nor will he take responsibility for the electoral drubbing at the hands of the communists. Speaking at the 27th establishment day of Nepal Press Union, Deuba said, “I was elected President. Nobody has […]

Lawmakers of ruling, opposition parties debate govt policy and programme in House

Kathmandu, May 23 The House of Representatives on Wednesday has begun discussions on the government’s annual policy and programme that President Bidya Devi Bhandari presented before a joint meeting of both houses of Federal Parliament on Monday. As the discussion began, opposition lawmakers criticised the policy citing it was impractical and ambitious. The main opposition […]

Nepali Congress on Nepal Communist Party formation: Domination, intolerance may increase

Kathmandu, May 18 Following the merger of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre into the powerful Nepal Communist Party, the main opposition Nepali Congress fears the unification and formation of a stronger left party may create a ‘dominating tendency’ in its leaders and they will ultimately be intolerant other political forces. Though the Congress spokesperson Bishwa Prakash […]

Shekhar Koirala: Deuba tried to imposed his authoritarianism in Nepali Congress

Biratnagar, May 14 Nepali Congress leader Shekhar Koirala says his party President Sher Bahadur Deuba tried to run the party like an authoritarian ruler. He says the former prime minister breached provisions of the party statute whereas he also did not respect agreements made within the party leaders. Koirala therefore demands that the party immediately […]