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Political parties violate constitutional provisions

By Our Reporter Although the new constitution has a provision that the members of the Council of Ministers should be limited to 25, both the government formed after the promulgation of the new constitution last year have violated this. Former Prime Minister K.P. Oli had formed a 41-member cabinet, the …

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Dahal-Karki settle corruption row!

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and chairman of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Lokman Singh Karki, who were in a row regarding a writ filed against Karki in the Supreme Court had reportedly reach an understanding. This was revealed by Prime Minsiter …

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Can government amend constitution when UML is opposing it?

By Our Reporter The government is preparing to table a bill in the parliament to amend the constitution in order to meet the demand of the Madhes-based parties. However, it looks unlikely that the government can amend the constitution as the CPN-UML, the main opposition party in the parliament, is …

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NC’s astonishing silence

By Our Reporter The other day, former prime minister and chairman of the second largest party UML, KP Sharma Oli remarked why the NC leaders have remained silent on the government’s policy! There is no official reaction on the 25-point joint statement issued during the visit of our prime minister …

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IGP Aryal against Home Minister Nidhi’s plan to withdraw cases of Madhesis

By Our Reporter Revelation of  Deputy  Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi’s plan to withdraw the cases of serious crimes involving the Madhesi agitators has drawn flak from Inspector General of Nepal Police Upendra Kanta Aryal. Aryal has strongly opposed the preparations made to withdraw the cases relating to the Kailali carnage …

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Aspiring home-goers fail to get bus/air tickets

By Our Reporter The transport entrepreneurs opened the booking of bus tickets for the aspiring home-goers in the forthcoming Dashain festival from Friday. But most of the people failed to get the tickets as the transport workers hid the tickets in the hope of selling them in the black markets. …

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Chinese investment helps stabilize socialist rule in Vietnam

By Ding Gang As dusk descended and lights started to illuminate the streets, our car drove into Hanoi. Roads are smoother and wider than they were when I had my first visit to the city six years ago. Overpasses have emerged, and although motorbikes still dominate the highways, the number …

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Save the nation!

By PR Pradhan Political leader, freedom fighter and social worker Dil Bahadur Shrestha is no more with us as he departed for the heavenly journey on 18 September. Nevertheless, we cannot forget things he has done for the nation and he will remain immortal in the history of the nation. …

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Mere Tampering

Two points to be made. Outsourcing Nepali decision making that makes implementing difficult. From whosesoever sources, yet to be owned up to, the republican, federalist secular agenda was thrust upon Nepali constitution-making, implementation must necessarily be by Nepalis. The constitution that has yet to be implemented remains admittedly in the …

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On War, Threats of War & War of Words

By Prabasi Nepali Nepal’s Constitution par excellence The first anniversary of the promulgation of the constitution was marked by a special celebration in the UN headquarters in New York last Saturday. Addressing the distinguished gathering of foreign ministers and diplomats from around the globe, foreign minister PrakashSharanMahat claimed that the …

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