• Thapa demands Commission for investigating religion switch in Nepal

    In the concluding session, Party chairman Kamal Thapa also claimed that referendum was the only alternate to resolve the dispute on the newly founded order. He also demanded constituting a commission to investigate rampant religious conversion taking place in the country.

  • Nepal Ruling parties wish to keep federalism issue on hold: Shrestha

    Vice Chairman Narayan Kaji Shrestha of Unified Maoists claims that his party is in favour of creating separate federal units for three districts of East Tarai, Jhapa, Sunsari and Morang. “The ruling parties have agreed to the seven state model. We have proposed to add one more state for the three districts of East Tarai,” he said talking to Online Khabar portal.

  • Nepal CA process and talks shall go together: Deuba

    “The Unified Maoists wants disruption in the constitution drafting process because it prefers the sumarry failure of the second constituent assembly as well.” On Wednesday, Deuba made the statement in an interaction with the press organized by Nepal Press Union in Kailali district.

  • Nepal: Sujata Koirala likely to join NC Presidency marathon

    She then disclosed to the media that in the impending party general convention she will also forward her candidacy for the post of the party presidency. It all depends on President Sushil Koirala, if he does not forward his candidacy I too will fight for the party presidency, she concluded.

  • Bijaya talks sense, says Nepal people mandate must be valued

    The party headed by Gacchedhar is also a part of the opposition alliance. On Wednesday morning talking to press men in Biratnagar Airport, Gacchedhar reminded the opposition parties that abandoning the Constituent Assembly will only escalate conflict than aiding to the constitution drafting process.

  • Nepal CA came into existence not through numbers: Prachanda

    “We united in the past because the King took his step. There is no King now; we have been divided ever since. Is it that we will not come together until the country falls into another regression?” Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal of Unified Maoists also threatened that crossing the boundary outlined by broader peace agreement by any of its stake holders will push the country towards a serious disaster (regression).

  • Revival of Nepal Monarchy can not be ruled out: Dev Gurung

    In an interaction organized by Rafat Sanchar Club in Bhaktapur, Tuesday March 31, 2015, Gurung claimed that the local and foreign power centres are conspiring to push the political parties into serious internal conflict to weaken them further. “The purpose of this plot is revival of monarchy.”

  • UN democratic credentials challenged in Nepal, Poudel dares

    “Has all UN resolutions passed in consensus between the member states. Is the veto power right awarded to some powerful countries in the UN democratic,” asked Poudel and continued, “Have all UN member states drafted their constitution in total consensus?” Further criticizing the some powerful nations and the UN representatives he said, “Why do they keep on pressurizing us to draft the constitution in consensus?”

Opinion

Dr. Shekhar Koirala, Nepali Congress leader, nepal

We are going with the spirit of the 12 point agreement and also

Opinion

C. P. Gajurel, Vice Chairman, NCP-Maoists, Nepal

The party unity is not possible now under the leadership of Chairman Prachanda.

Opinion

Professor Dr. Lok Raj Baral, Senior Political Scieentist, Nepal

The seeds of yet another conflict are for sure to be sown which

Opinion

Shankar Pokhrel, UML leader, Nepal

For Madhesh the party has been carrying the agenda of the Madhesh based

Opinion

Dr. Shekhar Koirala, Senior NC leader, Nepal

This is not that I have told. I am speaking to what the

Five Question

Madan Regmi, Senior Political analyst, Nepal

But I too sometimes fail to understand why China has to act in

Five Question

Khadga Prasad Oli, Chairman UML Party, Nepal

As regards your tagged question, the prime question is whether we need it

Five Question

Narayan Kaji Shrestha, Senior leader, Maoists Party, Nepal

Is it that if and when India says then only the opposition should

Five Question

Purna Bahadur Khadka, Central Committee Member, Nepali Congress

Now the constitution draft shall go by the process. There is no need

Five Question

Ishwar Pokhrel, General Secretary UML, Nepal

The UML is a party equipped having capable leaders. And when you have

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Sudhir Sharma, Editor, The kantipur daily

China’s aggressive economic investment in Nepal, worry for India

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Dr. Babu Ram Bhattarai, Vice Chairman of Unified Maoists Party

Vice Chairman of Unified Maoists Party, Dr. Babu Ram Bhattarai made this observation

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Telegraph Nepal,

India has tied hands and also legs of the UML and the Madhesi

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Rabindra Pratap Shah, Inspector General of Police, Nepal, IGP

It is totally unfair to label the entire Police Force as a corrupt

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Dr. Prakash Chandra Lohani, Vice Chairman Rastriya Jan Shakti Party

The major challenge ahead of us is to get rid of this political

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Nepal: Question of political will and challenge of SA regional cooperation

As the annual summits have already been postponed three times with the last decade and some member countries are considering the prospect of holding summit every two years, there is the danger than the original euphoria of South Asian regionalism is being challenged by the hard political realities.
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Chinese PM Chou En Lai settled Nepal Sagarmatha dispute

Leaving everything aside, China might have claimed Sagarmatha because Nepal failed to present a map made by her and its original Nepalese name for the peak in a convincing manner. Still, Nepal kept on saying in a meek tone that Sagarmatha belongs to Nepal.
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Give advantage to disadvantaged groups in Nepal

Poverty in Nepal has escalated, not eradicated; induced, not reduced; and elevated, not alleviated. The National Planning of Nepal (NPC) estimated in 1976-77 that 36.2% of the total population are living below poverty line. The Nepal Rastra Bank estimated in 1984-85 that the number increased to 42.6%.
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Step for social development in Nepal is to adapt grassroots planning

The first step towards social development is the adaptation of planning at the grassroots - let people decide what is best for them entailing decentralization policy or decentralized planning process. The beneficiaries will plan, implement and even evaluate the process.
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Future dimension of Nepalese relations with UNESCO

As an organization UNESCO is almost 60 years old and Nepal’s association with this world body is running in 52 year. At this juncture, Nepal as a member state has to see not just how the UNESCO charter reads but how well it works particularly in the context of the highly changing world order.
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Language politics in Nepal

The worldwide process of democratization, privatization, liberalization and the recent global thrust on peace and democracy through popular mass participation have affected, as in other countries, the Language politics in Nepal.
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Monopoly of power by a few in Nepal defy whole system

The monopoly of power by a few undermines the whole system. Since poverty implies powerlessness, the empowerment process underlined by a political perspective is crucial for redefining the power relationship in society and recognizing the legitimacy of social development in Nepal.
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Targeted poverty alleviation programs in Nepal: Tips to Donors

Important lessons can be learned from the experiences of Grameen Bank of Bangladesh which broke traditional banking rules by lending to the poor without collateral, and has expanded to cover thousands of villages and millions of borrowers (mostly women), with repayment rate of 98 percent!
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Nepal: Rape in transitional period and Dr. KC mission

By implication the minister did say that “if you can’t avoid rape, enjoy it”. In some way or the other the minister who made such a funny lecture is either uneducated or takes the people’s plight, the rape victim and the family enduring the mental and the associated societal agony, in a light manner.
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Present Nepal troubles: partial gift from China

Today’s Nepali problems could well be said that it were the semi-gift from China, our northern neighbor which claims to be an all weather friend to which it is definitely not. And it can’t be ever. A shrewd China got lured by Indian authorities.
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Fun season begins in Nepal

Protests are protests and what of the protest if such a protest doesn’t create terror and breaks the Nepal's financial stamina? The protestors should not think of their own nation as to how much pain the state has to endure when such damages ....
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Vedanti Dr. Karan must speak on Nepal events

Dr. Karan Singh, if listening, must clarify his own version of the entire Nepal events and as a Vedanti he would speak the truth and truth only is expected. He must clarify whether the King or the parties were correct in their versions? His clarification has meaning.
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Maharishi ‘Ved Vyas’ son of Nepali soil

Only recently I could learn that Maharishi VED VYAS, the great saint who penned the voluminous epic, “The Maha Bharat” was himself a Nepali first and later only a Brahmin by birth.
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In memoriam of lost precious Japanese lives

As and when such natural misfortune does happen or occur, hundreds of precious lives are lost and country’s basic infrastructure too gets badly damaged.
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Nepal-Poland Relations: Now 52 years old

By the way, I wish to assure Ambassador Pradhan that Poland now needs a Consul General who would represent Nepal. I am sure, if this office gets established in Poland, once again thousands of Polish tourists will head towards the land of their choice.
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Indian film maker insults Nepal

Insulting and humiliating the Nepalese nationals by the citizens of the neighboring Indian Republic, which only came into existence, 1947, thanks the British East India Company, is not a new phenomenon.
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Nepal: THE MISSING DYNAMICS OF PEACE PROCESS:

The peace process should have addressed the structural problems which bred the insurgency. Until 2007, Nepal’s peace process was viewed with great optimism as it unfolded quickly, moving fast from the 12-point understanding to CPA to CA election to the realization of a republic (Heiniger, 2009: 47-48).
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Nepal lawyers interpret SC verdict on CA differently: Media

Look how the country’s lawyers, eminent ones albeit, have taken the Supreme Court fresh verdict, May 25, 2011, made as regards the tenure of the already decayed Constituent Assembly. No comments henceforth.
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Nepal: Cacophony on Election date

Now, the blame game is going on in a full circle. UCPN (Maoists) likes to accuse the government for dillydallying on election date. CPN-UML leader, Mr. Madhav Kumar Nepal accuses UCPN (Maoists) for the delays. Nepal Majdoor Kisan Party leader, Mr. Narayan Man Bijuchhe blames on seen and unseen foreign forces.
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Nepal: German MPs Stress on accountability of leaders

He promised to fight in the German parliament for the possible support for Nepal’s democratic, development and peace initiatives. Big parties should support the smaller parties after election and tell them how can we help you and how can we work together.
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Indo-Pak normalized ties must for Peace in South Asia

Indeed it occupies a paramount position in Indo-Pak relations and over the years it has abundantly become clearer that without its resolution, the peace of South Asia would continue to remain an elusive commodity.
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Nepal perspective: Military intervention is not the solution

US should critically evaluate over the differences of its decades long foreign policies that are creating an anti-American sentiment worldwide.
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South Asia: Rehabilitation and Reconstruction in Post-Conflict Sri Lanka

It is in this regards that the International Community, especially the Governments in South Asia, has an obligation towards working with the Sri Lankan Government while sharing the lessons learnt on not only rehabilitation and reconciliation but also on counter insurgency strategy and practices.
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Nepal Views: Polish success in market economy and attracting foreign investment

Poland still faces many challenges. The transition from Communism to EU integration and the unemployment hit the people very hard. Thanks to the EU and flexible labor laws, many people flocked to the Western Europe and the UK looking for work and better life.
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