Yubaraj Ghimire

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".

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.