Yubaraj Ghimire

Next Door Nepal: Oli’s long march
Mon, Jun 18, 2018

His Beijing visit is likely to resonate in Kathmandu’s relations with Delhi.

Nepal PM to visit China, MoU on disaster management on table
Fri, Jun 15, 2018

The MOU is likely to be signed during Nepal Prime Minister K P Oli's six-day trip to Beijing beginning June 19, that will also give concrete shape to previous understandings, especially on the trade and transit sector, as envisaged by the two sides during Oli's visit there in 2016.

Nepal government closes down UN-DPA office with immediate effect
Mon, Jun 11, 2018

The UNMIN was formally entrusted the responsibility in January, 2007, after the government and the Maoists signing a peace accord, and Maoists declaring that it had given up decades long politics of arms.

Next Door Nepal: Speaking in many voices
Mon, Jun 11, 2018

Leaders of the ruling coalition are sending confusing and contradictory signals.

Next Door Nepal: Reading the reprieve
Mon, Jun 04, 2018

Presidential pardon to Maoist leader points to the threat of authoritarianism

Nepal: Madhes-based party joins govt, giving coalition over two-thirds majority in House
Sat, Jun 02, 2018

Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari administered the oath office to Forum chief Upendra Yadav and Mohammad Ishtiaq Rai. They were assigned the health ministry and the urban development ministry.

Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari, PM OLi under fire for pardoning Maoist murder convict
Wed, May 30, 2018

Dhungel was convicted by the Supreme Court of Nepal and received a life sentence for the murder of Ujjaini Kumar Shrestha — a “class enemy” — on June 24, 1998, in eastern Nepal’s Okhaldhunga district, during the decade-long Maoist insurgency.

Next Door Nepal: The suitable boy
Mon, May 28, 2018

India and China are both wooing PM Oli, with different strategies.

Nepal: Oli government prepares for clemency to ex-Maoist leaders serving jail term
Thu, May 24, 2018

K P Oli is under pressure from the erstwhile Maoist side to grant general amnesty to all its leaders and workers for human right violation cases during the decade-long war that the Maoists fought from 1996.

Next Door Nepal: Hope and fear in Kathmandu
Mon, May 21, 2018

Communist unification has created a behemoth that threatens and reassures.

Next Door Nepal: The sherpa’s quest
Mon, May 14, 2018

PM Modi’s visit focused on restating communal ties between the two nations.

PM Modi in Nepal: India offers Rs 100-cr aid, bus service to Nepal
Sat, May 12, 2018

Modi responded by saying that this was his third visit to Nepal since assuming office in 2014, and it showed his government’s “deep commitment” to further strengthen ties with Nepal.

Next Door Nepal: Banking on faith
Mon, May 07, 2018

Narendra Modi’s upcoming trip will focus on visits to Hindu shrines, public felicitations

Next Door Nepal: Secularism and its discontents
Mon, Apr 30, 2018

It is crucial for secularists in Nepal to define it.

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.