Yubaraj Ghimire

How Nepal’s coalition partners oppose Constitution and remain in power
Fri, Jul 01, 2016

This is an issue that the opposition has been raising continuously ever since, pushing Prime Minister Oli into the defensive.

Bodies of 12 Nepalese guards killed in Kabul return home
Thu, Jun 23, 2016

PM Oli arrives at Kathmandu airport with cabinet members to receive bodies.

Afghanistan: Why its a popular destination for Nepalese workers
Tue, Jun 21, 2016

While only 3353 permits have been issued to Nepalese workers by their government for working in the 'Green Zones' of Afghanistan, 8000 to 11,000 workers might be working in the country clandestinely.

Nepal: Landlord moves court to evict former president Ram Baran Yadav
Mon, Jun 20, 2016

The Nepal government was irregular in the payment of Rs 1,60,000-a-month rent as there is no provision for the housing rent of retired officials to go beyond Rs 35,000.

Once a Nepal Maoist ideologue, Baburam Bhattarai now charts a new path
Mon, Jun 13, 2016

In 2006, Bhattarai was the agenda setter for a 'new Nepal' that he insisted should be a Republic.

Politics of Human Rights
Sun, Jun 12, 2016

The TRC came into existence only last year, and has recently begun entertaining complaints, there isn't much clarity about its scope and jurisdictions.

Why the Nepal Supreme Court does not have enough judges
Fri, Jun 10, 2016

The NC and its leader Sher Bahadur Deuba's public criticism has not been taken very kindly by the Supreme Court.

Maoists-Nepal PM rift deepens; home minister likely to be sacked
Fri, Jun 03, 2016

Defying PMO, Home Minister Basnet transferred officers; 7 Maoist ministers ‘boycott’ cabinet meeting.

Former Nepal king Gyanendra shah: Country comes first, not constitution
Mon, May 30, 2016

I am not worried about the constitution, I am worried more about the state of crisis that the country faces today, said Gyanendra shah.

Nepal Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal says he will replace KP Oli as PM soon
Fri, May 27, 2016

Dahal said his leadership would give impetus to the implementation of the constitution, post-earthquake reconstruction and national unity.

Nepal government to critical outsiders: ‘Go home’
Fri, May 20, 2016

The UN and other diplomatic missions and donor agencies have at times played the role of activista or catalyst role in Nepal politics, but whether the government is justified in the delay in welcoming the new resident commissioner is something that the government has not addressed publicly.

Nepal PM Oli has kept his sense of humour — and his dreams
Wed, May 18, 2016

In 50 years, he has faced conviction and even completed a life term in jail for killing the 'class enemy' in eastern Nepal during the 70s.

Madhesi protest: Nepal govt, Federal Alliance brace for bigger confrontation
Mon, May 16, 2016

The Federal Alliance that has the UDMF and other two dozen parties and ethic groups began their street protest aimed at paralysing the entire secretariat including that of the Prime Minister's office since Sunday.

Nepal & India: Relations at a new low?
Mon, May 09, 2016

Nepal's neighbour, and especially its MEA and RAW bureaucracy who together worked on the mediation and the subsequent political developments along with the Nepali actors, were seen as a 'patron' of democracy in Nepal.

Nepal envoy sacked, BJP regrets ‘anti-India rhetoric’
Mon, May 09, 2016

Deep Kumar Upadhyay had refused to resign despite the government reportedly ordering his recall. He is now likely to leave Delhi on Wednesday.

Bhandari visit called off, India-Nepal ties on a slide again
Sat, May 07, 2016

The decision to scrap president's visit to Delhi, along with the recall of Ambassador Upadhyay, clearly indicate that Oli is upset with India.

For Maoists in Nepal, is it power without responsibility now?
Fri, May 06, 2016

The government will make the necessary amendments to the laws for speedy implementation of transitional justice within the next 15 days.

Behind Dahal volte face, likely deal and unease about India
Fri, May 06, 2016

The Nepali Congress, visibly disappointed, is now likely to adopt an aggressive stand, including serving a no-confidence motion alleging a “government black-marketer gang-up”.

Nepal: KP Oli to remain PM after Maoist u-turn
Fri, May 06, 2016

The change in stance came as a shot in the arm for Oli who later announced in Parliament that “what happened today was designed in Nepal”, a dig at the Nepali Congress and Madhesi Morcha move to “wreck the government”.

Nepal: Maoists withdraw support from govt, KP Oli on his way out
Thu, May 05, 2016

The Maoists said they were waiting for the response from Oli before withdrawing their ministers from the coalition.

Nepal journalist Kanakmani Dixit released after SC order
Tue, May 03, 2016

Dixit, who also holds the position of the chairman of a transport cooperative board had been arrested on April 22 by the CIAA for investigation into ‘certain irregularities’ after he refused to appear before it.

Next door Nepal: Arrest of a journalist
Mon, May 02, 2016

Dixit had led a street campaign to stop Lokman Singh Karki from being appointed the CIAA chief, calling him “corrupt and unfit” on grounds that a judicial commission had found him guilty.

Nepal one year after the earthquake: Still to pick up the pieces
Mon, Apr 25, 2016

With little done towards rehabilitation and reconstruction through the year, Bhandari’s and Oli's presence at the anniversary events hardly injects hope among the people in general, and the victims in particular.

Next Door Nepal — China is welcome, India is not
Mon, Apr 25, 2016

Delhi’s Nepal script, written in 2006, has now gone completely wrong

Maoists in Nepal wary of trial and punishment for earlier crimes
Fri, Apr 22, 2016

The Maoists had earlier demanded that the TRC be given powers to grant general amnesty had been turned down by the Supreme Court.

Next Door Nepal: Symbolic, not substantive
Mon, Apr 04, 2016

That’s Oli’s achievement in China, allowing India an opening

Next door Nepal: Foreign trip, domestic crisis
Sat, Mar 19, 2016

Yet, six months after he assumed office, the ground under his feet is slipping, notwithstanding the red carpet awaiting him in China.

Next door Nepal: Two PMs, and a standstill
Mon, Mar 07, 2016

Despite Oli’s claim that he went to Delhi with no list and came back having totally repaired the relationship, the trip is being scrutinised within the governing coalition and by the opposition, with usual suspicions of “secret deals” in the air.

Prince Harry to visit Nepal
Fri, Feb 26, 2016

Prince Harry will meet President Bidya Devi Bhandari as well as people affected by the last year's earthquake to "learn about efforts being made to restore buildings of historic significance and to assist in disaster preparedness".

Nepal plane crash: All 23 on board killed, debris recovered
Thu, Feb 25, 2016

The plane went missing while flying in a mountainous area in Nepal

Want to rebuild friendship with India: Nepal Prime Minister Oli
Fri, Feb 19, 2016

Nepal PM Oli begins six-day visit today, will lead 46-member delegation

Nepal PM visit to India: Oli unlikely to make any promises
Wed, Feb 17, 2016

KP Oli, after series of barbed comments against India, will embark on six-day visit to India.

Nepal PM Oli: Visit will consolidate ties with India
Wed, Feb 17, 2016

Responding to parliamentary debate on his visit and agenda, Oli said the committee will be constituted before he sets out, and it will give its recommendations within the next three months.

Blockade lifted on Indo-Nepal border: How it happened
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

The lifting of the ‘blockade’ was not officially announced - its imposition on September 20 which coincided with India’s curt response to the promulgation of Nepal’s new Constitution had also been without fanfare.

Former Nepal PM Sushil Koirala dies at 78; India lost a valued friend, says PM Modi
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

Sushil Koirala was suffering from a chronic respiratory problem and was also receiving treatment for "tongue cancer".