Shared language, culture and roots bond Nepal with Darjeeling, now site of a revived Gorkhaland movement driven by language
Uncertainty over local body elections raises questions about political stability
The RJP forced representatives of the Election Commission on duty in Siraha district to sit on a dharna for an hour in support of their demands.
RJP leaders said the offer from Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” to amend the Constitution in order to address some of their demands was “too little and too late”.
Coalition survives, but PM Deuba needs to balance many contradictions.
Sher Bahadur Deuba will be heading a multi-party coalition, with the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist Centre as the second largest constituent after Nepali Congress. This is the fourth time that Deuba, 72 becomes the Prime Minister of the country.
Outgoing Chief Justice Sushila Karki's parting shot was this: the Executive is plagued by corruption, and so is the 'political level'.
Delhi’s signal to the Madhes front marks a course correction
With parliament blocked and polls stuck, Kathmandu looks adrift
Nepal's main opposition, the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist has been stalling the House for close to two weeks now.
The willingness of the Maoist chief, Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, to step down from office on Wednesday in deference to an agreement reached at the time he took power is, therefore, unusual.
Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka Prachanda resigned from his post on Wednesday during his live address on live television
CJ Karki is believed to have told President Bhandari that she was not feeling well and therefore would not be able to administer the oath scheduled in the President's office.
India is likely to come to terms with Nepal joining China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Legislators accuse Karki of playing 'favouritism' in constituting the bench for this issue, and fast tracking it while a similar case is pending before the court for the past three years.
CJ Karki, who is to retire on June 10, due to her age, has not held any bench since but has assigned cases to benches as usual.
The understanding was reached after the two removed former Prime Minister K P Oli from power in August.
Their donations — constituting The Indian Express Citizens’ Relief Fund — resulted in the purchase of critical medical equipment worth Nepal Rs 1.2 crore for hospitals in some of the worst earthquake-hit areas.
71% turnout; 1 killed in police firing
UN special rapporteur’s intervention in the impeachment issue is uncalled for
Experts in China warned that India may be isolated in the region, despite its considerable influence, in the years ahead, if its stance on ties with China continued.
Impending impeachment of the chief justice inaugurates a new crisis.
Under Nepal’s constitution, a motion for impeachment moved by not less than one-fourth of the total membership of the House leads to the suspension of the person holding the constitutional position.
In 2012 March, Supreme Court Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi also became the Prime Minister heading an 'electoral government' that had ministers from political parties.
The day, in 2006, when India lost Nepal’s trust
The motion comes five weeks before she is to demit office on grounds of age.
Nepal President Bhandari’s Delhi visit did little to address the trust deficit
The minister straight away moved to the rostrum to respond to the point, and left the House immediately.
on Nepali New Year on April 14, 55 Mushahar families in Bardibas, at least 195 km from Kathmandu, were given houses in a special ceremony under an initiative by a couple.
The government was careful enough not to let the court come in between its decision regarding the new appointment and its execution.
PM Dahal gets a mouthful from the powers that be in China
Given Dahal's compulsion to have the numerical strength in Parliament, he has to retain both the Nepali Congress – Nidhi’s party -- as well as the RPP headed by Thapa.
Adityanath’s long opposition to the ‘red revolution’ has many takers in Nepal
Chang, told his Nepali counterpart Balkrishna Khand on Thursday that China would provide heavy equipment and other logistics for the Nepal army on UN peacekeeping missions as well as for disaster management.
Adityanath is heir to the history and legacy of the Gorakhnath Peeth that has long believed in militant involvement in politics as a means to achieving its religious and ideological ends.
China’s response to border problems with Nepal is in contrast to India’s postures