Nepal Political Quagmire: India Must Tell the Truth

By Yubaraj Ghimire — Nepal has missed the deadline to deliver a constitution four times since May 2010. It is nothing new. But the difference this time is the political leadership’s inability to promptly announce the next date, without owning accountability for the failure. Unlike in the past, politics today

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Despite claims to contrary, BRB returns empty-handed

By M.R. Josse — This sequel to last week's column, which appeared while Maoist functionary Baburam Bhattarai (BRB)'s much-ballyhooed mission to India was in progress, is penned after his return. At the outset, let's examine what he achieved. First and foremost, he was snubbed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with

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Is the Buddha Smiling on Narendra Modi’s India?

By Dileep Padgaonkar NEW DELHI -- Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi seldom speaks in Parliament, and also refrains from interacting with the Indian media, the only source one can turn to in order to appraise his record in office are his own words and actions and, no less significant, his

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Modi among the pigeons

By Yubaraj Ghimire The 18th Saarc summit came and went, with a call for deeper integration of South Asia for peace and prosperity. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message that scepticism and cynicism should be transformed into hope explains the regional body’s poor implementation record for the last three decades.

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India to Join Opposition protest in Nepal !?

By Telegraph Nepal India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi in line with the British imperial policy espoused by first Indian Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru claims that his country possesses special right to interfere in the internal matters of Nepal. This time the interference will be on religious ground. Nehru habits

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