Yubaraj Ghimire

Next door Nepal: Populism first
Mon, Apr 23, 2018

Government seems unwilling to take unpopular measures in public interest.

Next Door Nepal: The battles at home
Mon, Apr 16, 2018

Emerging religious, ethnic faultlines could trip Oli’s vision of a prosperous Nepal.

Time For Rapprochement
Tue, Apr 10, 2018

Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli’s India visit has removed many misgivings of the recent past.

Next Door Nepal: Another chink in the wall
Mon, Apr 02, 2018

Early snags in proposed unification of Left parties could affect PM Oli’s position.

Government coffers empty: Nepal
Sat, Mar 31, 2018

Nepal’s economy is in a dismal shape and its coffers are almost empty, a government white paper has said and admitted the international community may not find the situation encouraging enough to invest.

Next Door Nepal: The nationalist’s hour
Mon, Mar 26, 2018

Message has gone out: International community must keep off domestic politics.

Next Door Nepal: More powerful than the king
Mon, Mar 19, 2018

By undermining judiciary, PM K P Oli has indicated his totalitarian ambitions.

Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli sacks Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli
Thu, Mar 15, 2018

A press statement issued by the Judicial council stated that CJ Parajuli had been relieved of his post after careful examination of his birth and academic certificate that showed him having attained the superannuation age (65) seven months ago.

Nepal SC judge hearing Kantipur Daily case walks out of court
Tue, Mar 13, 2018

The supreme court will be taking up the case Tuesday, but it was not yet known who will substitute Justice Rana.

49 dead as Bangladesh plane crashes at Nepal’s Kathmandu airport
Tue, Mar 13, 2018

Nepal plane crash: Of 71 on board, 12 critically injured; crash could be due to ‘confusion between pilot, Air Control’

Next Door Nepal: In the name of national interest
Mon, Mar 12, 2018

Pak PM’s Kathmandu visit indicates an assertive turn in Nepal’s foreign policy.

Pakistan, Nepal talk SAARC, as Shahid Khaqan Abbasi trip starts
Tue, Mar 06, 2018

Abbasi plans to meet Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal and President Bidhya Bhandari, but his itinerary does not include any meeting with former Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition Sher Bahadur Deuba.

Next Door Nepal: If Oli has his way
Mon, Mar 05, 2018

He has been consolidating his powers by amending rules, expanding coalition.

Nepal Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli charges paper with contempt of court
Sun, Mar 04, 2018

The Kantipur group had been exonerated in a contempt case last year when it carried a series of reports accusing Parajuli of rape, before he became the Chief Justice.

Next Door Nepal: Breakthrough and challenge
Mon, Feb 26, 2018

Factions in the Communist Party could make the new government unstable

Nepal’s new power bloc: Communist parties merge to share power
Wed, Feb 21, 2018

CPN-UML’s K P Sharma Oli to serve as PM for 3 years, CPN-Maoist head Prachanda to serve for remaining two

Next Door Nepal: Governing is negotiating
Mon, Feb 19, 2018

With Maoists refusing to join, task is cut out for a minority government.

KP Oli takes over as Nepal’s Prime Minister
Fri, Feb 16, 2018

The Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) or CPN-UML Chairman K P Oli Thursday took over as Nepal’s Prime Minister with the support of the Maoists, who had withdrawn support from his previous coalition government in 2016.

Next Door Nepal: United they need to stand
Mon, Feb 12, 2018

All players must be made stakeholders to achieve political stability.

Next Door Nepal: One trip, two views
Mon, Feb 05, 2018

Sushma Swaraj’s visit is seen differently in Delhi and Kathmandu