Nepali Congress

  • Nepal: Prachanda suffers massive defeat in polls 21-11-2013 01:20 PM

    Kathmandu: Nepal's Unified CPN-Maoist chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, better known as Prachanda, on Thursday suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Nepali Congress candidate Rajan KC in the Constituent Assembly elections. Rajan received 20,392 votes and restricted Prachanda to 12,852 in his Kathmandu Constituency 10. Third candidate CPN-UML's Surendra...
  • Nepal Maoists demand suspension of vote counting 21-11-2013 11:13 AM

    Kathmandu: Nepal's Unified CPN-Maoist on Thursday demanded a suspension of the vote counting, alleging conspiracy after initial results showed the party trailing at third position in the Constituent Assembly elections. "Due to the conspiracy and unusual activities during the constituent assembly elections, counting did not go ahead as per people's...
  • Nepali Congress takes early lead in vote count 21-11-2013 11:00 AM

    Kathmandu: The Nepali Congress led by Sushil Koirala on Wednesday established an early lead in initial trends in counting of votes to choose a 601-member Assembly that will draft a new constitution to end years of political uncertainty in Nepal. The party was leading in 58 constituencies while its rival...
  • Nepal Parliament fails to end standoff over PM 01-11-2010 04:52 PM

    Kathmandu: Nepalese lawmakers failed to end the uncertainty over the election of a new prime minister on Monday as Nepali Congress leader Ram Chandra Poudyal, the sole candidate for the top post, failed to get anywhere near a majority in the unprecedented 15th run-off poll. Poudyal, 65, who is adamant...
  • Maoist candidate likely to win in Nepal polls 18-07-2008 10:54 AM

    The spin bowling pair of R Ashwin and Pragyan Ojha will hold the key to India's success in the Test series against England. ...
  • India prefers Nepali Congress over Maoists 27-03-2008 12:07 AM

    Brisbane: Australia took only 12 minutes to chase the 19 required runs and complete a crushing nine-wicket victory over New Zealand on Day Four of the first Test at the Gabba. James Pattinson wrecked the New Zealand top order earlier on Sunday, taking three wickets in his first over and...