Yubaraj Ghimire

Next door Nepal: Yogi’s Kathmandu connect
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Adityanath’s long opposition to the ‘red revolution’ has many takers in Nepal

China set to supply heavy equipment to Nepal army
Fri, Mar 24, 2017

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.

Yogi Adityanath’s mutt, hardline Hindutva’s hub
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

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.

Power And Politeness
Tue, Mar 21, 2017

China’s response to border problems with Nepal is in contrast to India’s postures

Yogi Adityanath’s take over as UP CM triggers speculations in Nepal, here is why
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Yogi Adityanath's take over as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh has triggered speculations in Nepal, that does not normally happen in the case of other chief ministers.

‘From bullet to ballot’ seminar: Nepal minister Nidhi silent on deaths during Maoist insurgency
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

Dr. Bhattarai quit the Maoist Partly nearly fourteen months ago, but his role in human right violation and killing of political opponents during the year of insurgency, frequently dominate in the social media debates.

Nepal gets a new Indian Ambassador but it will bring about any change in relations?
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

An Indian Ambassador wields considerable clout in Nepal but of late that has visibly cost India the trust and respect of its neighbour.

Nepal oppn CPN-UML says will resume protests from today
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

“Instead of rewarding the security officials and the chief of district administration for the restrain they showed, their transfer by the government was condemnable act which amounts to endorsing the act of Morcha,” they said.

Nepal: Madhesis, Communists clash; four killed
Tue, Mar 07, 2017

The clash makes the possibility of local bodies election taking place as scheduled on May 14 uncertain.

Next Door Nepal: Judiciary open to intimidation, pressure, says US
Sun, Mar 05, 2017

The US Human Rights report is the first by any international institution questioning independence and fairness of the courts in Nepal.

Next Door Nepal: $13.5 billion pledged by international community
Sat, Mar 04, 2017

The pledge made by the international investors is seen as a welcome sign by the host government

Next Door Nepal: The foreign hand
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

Donors, international agencies are blamed for fuelling secessionist demands.

Next door Nepal: A fragile peace
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

Parties are pulling in different directions while a Maoist group threatens violence

Next Door Nepal: Judges in the dock
Mon, Feb 13, 2017

Another state institution slips as lawyers quit over judicial appointments.

Nepal: 15 years after royal palace massacre, late prince’s fiancee eyes political role
Sun, Feb 12, 2017

“In the meantime, she will be seeking permission from the UN agency in Delhi that she works for, to get actively involved in politics,” an RPP-N source told The Sunday Express.

Next Door Nepal: Perils of a partisan bench
Mon, Feb 06, 2017

Giving political parties a say in appointing judges undermines the judiciary.

Nepal police arrests Madhes activist C K Raut
Fri, Feb 03, 2017

Raut has been remanded to judicial custody for 10 days and there are indications that the case against him is likely to be pursued more vigorously this time.

Nepal PM on the precipice as Madhesi front threaten protests
Mon, Jan 30, 2017

For Dahal who leads a coalition government in a hung parliament, the support of the UML, the third largest party, is as crucial as the support of the alliance.

Next Door Nepal: What ails Nepal
Mon, Jan 30, 2017

India and China differ on the meaning of instability in the country.

Next Door Nepal: The shadow of monarchs
Mon, Jan 23, 2017

Public sentiment may force radicals in office to engage with their feudal foes.

Why Nepal feels the pinch of demonetisation 
Tue, Jan 17, 2017

According to media reports in Nepal, the NRB delegation sought an exchange facility, where Nepal citizens could turn in old notes of up to Rs 25,000.

Next door Nepal: Who will judge the judges?
Tue, Jan 17, 2017

In both cases, the Supreme Court reversed its own judgment given a couple of years ago, citing “grave error in justice” as the reason for entertaining respective appeals.

Next Door Nepal: Being with the force
Mon, Jan 09, 2017

Cordial relations with Nepal’s army is crucial to Indian and Chinese diplomacy.

Fresh protests in Nepal: Prachanda’s ‘secret’ meet with CJ raises eyebrows
Sat, Jan 07, 2017

The meeting also comes at a time when the Supreme Court faces criticism over the appointment of judges with political background after recommendation of their respective parties.

Nepal PM Prachanda sacks ‘Reconstruction Authority’ chief
Fri, Jan 06, 2017

The dismissal followed a spat between Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” and Gyawali holding each other responsible for the slow pace of work.

Next door Nepal: Gyanendra’s salvo
Mon, Dec 26, 2016

Former king’s statement has muddied the political waters

Nepal: Youth leader of main Opposition party gunned down, sparks protests
Tue, Dec 20, 2016

The Parliament was adjourned for the second week in a row as the Communist Party has been obstructing it.

Next door Nepal: Pushpa Kamal Dahal under siege
Mon, Dec 19, 2016

Dahal, in consultation with the main parties, announced that the local bodies number and boundaries will remain the same as they were 20 years ago when election last took place under the 1991 constitution.

Next Door Nepal: Mindless about the map
Tue, Dec 13, 2016

Streets erupt as political impasse over reconstituting provinces continues

Nepal: Uncertainty prevails over Constitution amendment bill
Sun, Dec 11, 2016

The main opposition, Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist and the RPP-N combining against the constitution amendment bill, on the other hand, will defeat the bill that may lead to the fall of the government.

Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal holds ground over Constitution Bill
Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Speaking at a programme in Dang, Prachanda said he will not buckle under Opposition pressure.

Next Door Nepal: The angry nation
Mon, Dec 05, 2016

PM Dahal’s credibility is at stake as people protest a constitution amendment

Why the Nepal PM will have to rework the Constitution Amendment Bill
Fri, Dec 02, 2016

On Thursday, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's every attempt to cajole and convince Front leaders failed.

Protests in Nepal against move to amend Constitution
Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Nepal govt moved bill to meet Madhesi demands.

Baba Ramdev’s bid for land in Nepal runs into trouble
Wed, Nov 30, 2016

A section of the university administration opposed the move saying ‘university land’ can not be leased out to anyone for more than 10 years.

Nepal: Dr KC and the public wonder why politicians get special treatment abroad
Fri, Nov 25, 2016

Dr KC is better known in the capital and urban areas for intermittent fasts --- now the tenth in the past five years--seeking corruption free medical education.