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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Reverse the Past Anti-Nation Activities

By Deepak Gajurel — Constituent Assembly (CA) chairman the other day publicly said 'if consensus is not reached soon, the coming days are dangerous.' 'Nepal is heading towards another conflict', if our demands are not met, thundered the top opposition coalition boss. Similar lines of prediction or sort are being

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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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Party-King Secrete Agreement: Is India Listening?

By Deepak Gajurel — In April 2006, when the Nepal representative of the United Nations was denied to mediate between the King and the parties, Indian Prime Minister had sent his special envoy, Dr. Karan Singh, officially, to meet the King and the party leaders, and presumably to negotiate between

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Deceit and Betrayal: Are you Smart Enough?

By Deepak Gajurel — Nepal clearly is back to where it was in 2004, in other words, before India sponsored so-called Janaandolan-II of 2062/63. it is high time for the parliamentary parties, especially Nepali Congress and UML, that they accept, officially, that they have betrayed the nation and the Nepali

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1990 Constitution, A Safe Landing Spot?

By Maila Baje — Even as the Nepali Congress and Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist-Leninist (CPN-UML) implore them to return to the negotiating table after the night of the broken chairs, the Maoists and their allies remain agitated. United Communist Party of Nepal (UCPN)-Maoist chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal dismissed Prime

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Nepal Politics: Kabuki Theater Of Ex-Premiers

By Maila Baje — The Chinese are far from neutral in Nepal. They only appear to be the most polite ones in public – and that’s putting things charitably. Buying off the Maoists had worked in the past. Let’s not focus too much on where the money came from. Khanal

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गैरजिम्मेवार राजनीति

युवराज घिमिरे — ०४७ को संविधानको जति पनि स्वीकार्यता हुने छैन यो संविधानको। किनकि त्यसबेलाको तीन पक्ष (राजा, कांग्रेस र एमाले) मध्ये दुई पक्षको मात्र संविधान हुनेछ यो। राजनीतिमा नयाँ समीकरण, सम्भावना र खतरा देखा पर्न थालेका छन्। तर जवाफदेही र उत्तरदायित्वको राजनीतिको संकेत कहीं देखा परेको छैन। माघ ८

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It was King Gyanendra, Who’s Next?

By Deepak Gajurel — Watch out Nepali politicians! Look before you leap. Think multiple times before acting upon 'signals' from without. 'Unsolicited advice' from outside has always been counterproductive, even damaging, in the past, especially when it comes to encouraging against democratic norms or acting in violation of prevailing law

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