PM Dahal’s credibility is at stake as people protest a constitution amendment
On Thursday, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's every attempt to cajole and convince Front leaders failed.
Nepal govt moved bill to meet Madhesi demands.
A section of the university administration opposed the move saying ‘university land’ can not be leased out to anyone for more than 10 years.
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.
He was also critical of certain external donors and international NGOs who were involved in what he said was “instigating and defaming” the Nepalese army by “linking it with a certain religion and community”.
It is the Himalayan nation’s first UNESCO heritage world site to have been repaired after the earthquake.
The unified party will leave the issue of whether to back the restoration of the constitutional monarchy or accept republic Nepal to the delegate session that will take place soon.
Only politicians have been beneficiaries of the decade-old peace accord.
There is no official estimate of how much Indian currency is in circulation in Nepal, but the fact that it is freely acceptable and convertible in Nepal.
The issue of the cost borne by the exchequer for expensive treatment of politicians, cutting across their political leanings, has been an issue of contention the past few months.
Nepal’s PM is struggling to balance India and China. Resentments are building within
The order comes at a time when he is facing an impeachment motion in Parliament on multiple grounds.
The government had hoped India would “welcome” the statute promulgated 14 months ago during President Pranab Mukherjee’s visit.
The two Presidents talked of history, civilisation, culture, geography, and the proximity between the people of the two countries – all of which bring them uniquely closer.
President Pranab Mukherjee said the common challenges would necessitate an environment of peace and security in the region and beyond.
Pranab Mukherjee is seen to have played a key role in Nepal and he could build on that during his upcoming visit to that country.
For over a week, Kathmandu has been agog with news of the impeachment of the man heading Nepal’s top anti-corruption body.
Prachanda said Karki had undermined the government’s authority by announcing actions “against me when I was away on a state visit to India in mid-September”.
Chiefs of 4 parties slammed for recommending Karki.
Constitution delinks religion from politics without engaging the people.
Karki had offended many politicians in the past and now civil society organisations, especially the rich ones, were feeling vulnerable.
The House, with an effective strength of 596, will require two-third majority endorsing it for adoption of the motion for impeachment.
Just before Dahal’s Delhi trip, clear indications had come from the Chinese side that the much-anticipated visit of President Xi would not take place either on his way to or return from the BRICS meet in Goa.
Dashain has all along been a religious, cultural and social occasion for Nepal , but this time it gave a loud political message as well.
Opinion is divided if the turn augurs well for the institution.
While greeting Nepalis on Dashai, the main festival of Hindus in the country, the former king said though it was already too late, people must review the situation and make the actors answerable.
As Dashai, the main festival of the Hindus with over 80 per cent of the population begins, security forces are beefed up in and around major 'Shakti' and 'Bhairav' temples where the President Bidhya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to pay a visit on Sunday.
Civil society, media and judiciary are under the anti-corruption scanner.
After India and three other nations decided pull out of the 19th SAARC Summit in Islamabad, Nepal on Sunday said the regional environment is not conducive for the summit.
All three countries, in different ways, blamed Pakistan for the current atmosphere and said it was not conducive for the summit.
At the meeting, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal was taken aback when Resham Chaduhary requested the withdrawal of cases including murder, pending against him for more than a year.
A year after, the new constitution is owned only by the political elite.
Two low-intensity bombs went off at schools in Kathmandu’s Jorpati area while the army disposed the rest, officials said. Police said three people allegedly involved in the crime have been arrested.
Dahal was criticised within the central secretariat of his own party, with senior leader Narayan Kaji accusing that what Dahal did in Delhi will make another neighbour 'angry'.
Former Prime Minister and chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist K P Oli said Prachanda had stooped “too low.