Yubaraj Ghimire

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".

Sushma Swaraj-led delegation pays final respects to former PM Sushil Koirala
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

Official sources said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had reached out to all major political parties to ensure that the delegation has leaders from the opposition as well.

Sushil Koirala & India: A love-hate relationship
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

Sushil Koirala spent nearly 11 years in India in exile from 1968 and always had close links with Indian politicians, mainly the socialists.

In fact: Of tradition and reciprocal visits between India and Nepal
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

Oli, who is now visiting New Delhi, has invitations from both the prime ministers of India and China.

Madhesis call off protest, fuel supply back as Nepal border blockade removed
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

The announcement to end the border blockade comes ahead of Prime Minister K P Oli's trip to India on February 19, the first overseas visit of the new Nepalese premier.

Next Door Nepal: Between promise and delivery
Mon, Feb 08, 2016

PM Oli has been lucky, but his political survival looks uncertain

Key India-Nepal border post open, trucks cross after 5 months
Sat, Feb 06, 2016

Residents on both sides set ablaze tents that were being used by UDMF activists to block vehicular traffic

Bhattarai’s new political force in Nepal: Has he changed spots once too often?
Wed, Jan 27, 2016

Bhattarai began his politics parallel to his student life, first in Chandigarh and then at JNU in the decade between the early 70s and the early 80s, as a human rights activist.

Nepal’s constitution amendment may trigger more hostile reaction
Mon, Jan 25, 2016

Out of 75 districts, administrative units in the country, 22 fall in Tarai and the rest in the Hill and Mountain.

Nepal: 3 killed in fresh Madhesi violence
Fri, Jan 22, 2016

Eyewitness account said the casualty figure might go higher as “no final and authentic version” has come out yet. One of the persons killed is a woman, police confirmed.

Nepal Supreme Court denies amnesty for murder during conflict
Fri, Jan 08, 2016

In judgment likely to impact insurgency trials, SC orders life imprisonment for senior Maoist leader.

Rumours of revival of underground movement; unrest in Nepal’s Maoist splinter groups
Sat, Jan 02, 2016

There are speculations that the Maoists did not “hand over” their entire armoury when they joined the peace process, and a substantial part of it was “hidden” under the supervision of Biplab.

Should India worry about Nepal’s ‘special relations’ with China?
Sun, Dec 27, 2015

As Nepal and India are squabbling over what constitutes blockade and what does not, China has sent across a message that it will do every thing possible to steer Nepal off the humanitarian crisis looming larger over it.

Nepal’s steps to resolve Madhesi crisis: India’s `positive’ response helps
Tue, Dec 22, 2015

India's statement that the government’s 'positive steps that will help create the basis for resolution of the current impasse in Nepal," were welcomed.

Kathmandu blinks on its Constitution
Tue, Dec 22, 2015

New Delhi welcomed Kathmandu’s decision and urged all political forces in Nepal to demonstrate “maturity and flexibility” .

Nepal President’s visit to holy shrine: A dilemma for the secular state
Mon, Dec 21, 2015

What the president faced there was reminiscent of the treatment the orthodox Hindus of Kashi had meted out to Jagjivan Ram, in 1977 when he inaugurated a ceremony at the Sampurnananda Sanskrit University there.

17-year-old boy killed in Madhesi protest in Nepal
Mon, Dec 21, 2015

Seventeen-year-old Sheikh Tarvej was hit by a police bullet as Front supporters chased the officers inside a police post showering them with bricks and stones.

Nepal in news again, it’s corruption after chaos
Sat, Dec 19, 2015

Last week, Nepal's anti-corruption body, dropped a bomb shell by summoning 29 people, mostly politicians and public post holders besides a journalist cum civil society leader, for investigation.

Nepal’s Madhesis announce fresh phase of protests
Sat, Dec 19, 2015

Front coordinator Mahanth Thankur announced that its next phase will begin on Sunday. “

Harking back in Kathmandu
Sat, Dec 19, 2015

In Nepal, a new question: would Gyanendra have been more democratic?

Nepal President Vidya Devi Bhandari visits temple amidst protests
Thu, Dec 17, 2015

A petrol bomb was hurled at the temple premises immediately after Bhandari left due to which the stage and canopy caught fire.

Nepal solution lies in honest search for effective federalism
Tue, Dec 08, 2015

India’s Minister for External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj only said, ‘if Madhesis get justice, and God willed’, the situation would ease up in Nepal in the coming days. However, that lacked a firm commitment.