Right? Wrong? It Depends

By Maila Baje — Didn’t Oli’s old party – the MaLe – send legislators to the partyless assembly with the express purpose of exposing the inequities of the palace-led Panchayat system? Didn’t Oli’s current party – the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist-Leninist – come out in critical support of the

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Foreign hand in Nepal Politics

By Yubaraj Ghimire — The Constituent Assembly’s (CA) failure to deliver the constitution by January 22 did not come as a surprise. But the failure this time round has sharply polarized politics. The two major parties in the ruling coalition — the Nepali Congress and the CPN-UML — seem determined

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Nepal: Deconstructing Hagiography, Rescuing History

By Dipak Gyawali — Of the three imported and imposed framings of a New Nepal – federalism, secularism and republicanism – the first led to the collapse of CA1 and continues to tie CA2 into an unsolvable Gordian Knot. The second too has come under serious challenge in recent months,

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जातिवाद र हिन्दु हुण्डरी

राजन कार्की संघीयताका आवरणमा राष्ट्रपति, प्रधानमन्त्री, मन्त्रीजस्ता स्वार्थमा चुर्लुम्मै डुबेका हाम्रा होनहार (?) नेताहरु सच्चिएलान्, सुध्रिएलान् र हिन्दूवाद र जातिवादको हुण्डरी रोकिएला? सडकमा चिया बेच्ने नरेन्द्र मोदी भारतका प्रधानमन्त्री बनेका छन्। शारीरिक अपाङ्गताका कारण खुट्टाले लेखेर झमक घिमिरे लेखिका बनिन्। भन्नुको अर्थ मोदीसँग इमान्दारिता र अवधारणा थियो, उनी विश्व नेताको

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Foreign powers instigating Religious war in Nepal: NC leader

By Telegraphnepal The Nepali Congress Leader and coordinator of the ‘Sanatan Hindu Rastra Revival Committee’ declared at a gathering in Kathmandu, November 6, 2014 that the country is being pushed to ‘Religious War’ and also alleged that Unified Maoists Chairman Pushpa Kamal demanding federal states based on ethnicity is conspiring

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