Running In Circles Around Overlapping Spheres

By Maila Baje — When the Indians locked Nepal in that economic stranglehold in 1989-1990 for having bought anti-aircraft guns from China, lost in the story was the fact that Beijing had tempted us with lucrative prices. When the Panchayat system collapsed as a result, the Chinese joined the chorus

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Nepal Politics: A Circus by Indian Stooges

By Shashi P.B.B. Malla — Baburam Bhattarai’s recent visit to New Delhi has brought various truths to the foreground. He was known to have a soft heart for Indian interests and now he has proved it again. To put pressure on the ruling coalition to promote ‘consensus politics’ in the

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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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A Polity Owned by Puppets, Guided by Aliens

By Deepak Gajurel — A quarter of Nepalis accuse India of interfering in Nepal's internal affairs which Indians repeatedly deny. Nay, our southern good neighbor is not doing that! Rather Nepali politicians are to be blamed for dragging in foreign powers as their masters. A cursory review of the past

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विगतका गल्ती सच्याऊ

युवराज घिमिरे — त्यो ०६३ वैशाख ११ गतेको घोषणा (राजा ज्ञानेन्द्र शाह) जेठ ४ को प्रतिनिधिसभाका निर्णय र अनि ०६५ जेठ १५ को संविधानसभाको पहिलो निर्णय पुनरावलोकन 'समीक्षा तथा 'करेक्सन' बिना सम्भव छैन। फागुन ७ गतेको सन्देशमा पूर्वराजा ज्ञानेन्द्र शाहले राजनीतिक दलहरूलाई एउटा अवसर दिए, उनकै विरोधका नाममा भए पनि

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