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It hasn’t all been said yet

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By Maila Baje The euphoria gripping the Indian media following the resignation of Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli evidently stems from New Delhi’s apparent triumph in having returned to the driver’s seat of Nepali politics after a hiatus of nine months. Granted, reporters and commentators across the southern border have …

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Unstable Nepal not good for India

BY M.K. BHADRAKUMAR Nepal’s Prime Minister K. P. Oli resigned on Sunday seeing the writing on the wall that his main coalition partner ‘Maoist’ leader Prachanda has struck a Faustian deal of power-sharing with the main opposition party Nepali Congress in a political conspiracy with domestic and external ramifications. The …

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Bravo KP Oli!

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By PR Pradhan I am not an UML cadre and I have never voted for UML. I had never been a fan of KP Sharma Oli, instead, I have criticized him  many times. Today, I am inspired from the stance of the outgoing Prime Minister Oli. Today, I am thinking, …

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Trapped, Oli

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Concluding the tirade of allegations and counter-allegations in the legislature on the no-confidence motion against government, Prime Minister K. P. Oli emerged the ultimate winner. That he had lost his majority there was evident much before the motion was introduced in parliament simply because it was his erstwhile partners that …

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US Republicans & Democrats in General Election Mode

By Shashi P.B.B.Malla With the Republican National Convention already completed and the Democratic National Convention slated this week, it can be said that both parties have now started their campaigns for the general election on November 8.  Both candidates for president have also chosen their presumptive vice president. For ninety …

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Economy in doldrums

By Prajwal Shrestha We know, Nepal is a country having enough potentiality for prosperous economy, unfortunately, millions of  people have gone abroad for low quality job as they were unable to secure their future in this country. Our educational institutions in the past as well as in present are producing …

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Is a ‘Great Game’ over Nepal, a la Curzon, on the cards?

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By MR Josse KATHMANDU: At the conclusion of my column last week on the ‘Prexit’ maneuver, I had briefly referred to the ‘Great Game’, arguing that Prachanda (Maoist chief) and Deuba (NC captain) had willy-nilly been co-opted into the ‘Great Game’, a phrase coined by British Viceroy Lord Curzon to …

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Whose “yes man” is Prachanda?

Time and again, Maoist Center supremo Pushpakamal Dahal Prachanda is found saying that he doesn’t want to be a “yes man.”Contrarily to that Indian media is projecting him as India’s man and expressing happiness on dawn of Prachanda as the PM of Nepal. Due to his hard efforts the present …

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RPP unification affected

After registration of the no-confidence motion against KP Sharma Oli, Indians used RPP and MJF Loktantrik to show land-sweeping majority against Olibut RPPN continued to support Oli. In fact, RPP and RPPN were in process of reunification of the two parties in the same week. When RPP jumped to support …

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Gachhadar puzzled

By showing the character of a “rat”, Bijaya Gachhadar, with the hope of becoming the minister again in the new coalition government, has jumped to the NC-MC alliance at the last hours. When NC-MC alliance decided for not rewarding Gachhadar with any of the ministerial portfolios, he has been puzzled. …

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