Back to Nepal’s future

By: Yubaraj GhimireThe official function to celebrate Nepal’s 61st National Democracy Day this February 19 was a quiet affair. A sizeable portion of the enclosure meant for representatives of the constitutional bodies at Sainik Manch, the official venue of the main programme, stayed empty. In a way, the mass absence

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विगतको समीक्षा गर्ने बेला भयो

दीपक गजुरेल माओवादी र एमाले मिलेर एमालेका अध्यक्षलाई प्रधानमन्त्री निर्वाचित गरे । दुई वाम पार्टी मिलेर अन्य 'प्रजातान्त्रिक' दलहरुलाई पाखा लगाउने रणनीति बनाएका हुन्‍ कि, वा वाम ध्रूवीकरण गर्न लागिएको हो कि भन्ने आशंका एकथरीबाट आएको छ । यो संभावित वाम गठबन्धन विरुद्ध प्रजातान्त्रिक दलहरु एकजुट हुन खोजेको देखिन्छ ।

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Road past revolution

By: Yubaraj Ghimire Ten days after his election as Nepal’s prime minister following a secret deal with the Maoists, Jhalanath Khanal finds himself under siege. He does not quite know who his friends are, if there are any. His party, the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML), has told

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Primed to Distrust

By: Yubaraj Ghimire Finally, Nepal has found a prime minister in Jhalanath Khanal-a hardcore communist backed by the far more radical Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoists (UCPN-M)-which brings the long-awaited Left  nity to fruition. As an opposite, if not equal reaction, the Nepali Congress and other democratic forces are already

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