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Future of ambassador nominees uncertain

By Our Reporter With the registration of no-trust motion against prime minister K . P. Oli, the fate of the ambassador-nominees has become uncertain. Though the Parliament Hearing Committee of the parliament has started hearing of the justice-nominees, it is unlikely to initiate process of hearing on the recommended names …

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Cunning people’s gentleman agreement!

Maoist Center chairman Pushpakamal Dahal is repeatedly saying that there was a gentleman agreement between him and PM KP Sharma Oli on handing over the PM’s position. On the other hand, Oli is saying that there was no such an agreement. Dahal seems to be a foolish guy as whether …

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Interesting alliance between Deuba and Dahal

Once upon a time, when Sher Bahadur Deuba was the prime minister of Nepal and Pushpakamal Dahal was commanding the “people’s war”, Deuba had fixed the price of the heads of the Maoist leaders in armed conflict. Today, both of them have become allies and developed an alliance to form …

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A bright spot in the yard

By Maila Baje Maila Baje has always been intrigued by the ease with which Khadga Prasad Oli could shed his ostensible ‘pro-Indian’ tag and win plaudits as a ‘nationalist’ prime minister. Within the post-Madan Bhandary Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist-Leninist quartet, Bam Dev Gautam sought and temporarily retained the nationalist …

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Pro-Indian establishment daily admires NC-MC alliance

Nepal has had 23 governments in the last 26 years. With the Maoists withdrawing support from the current Prime Minister K P Oli-led dispensation in Kathmandu, the saga of political instability continues. For any country, this kind of staggering political churning spells bad news for governance. But despite this, Oli’s …

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“Loktantra” has failed!

The result of the April 2006 uprising was that ‘Prajantantra’ was replaced by “Loktantra”. Instead of “Prajatantra”, all the political leaders started to say “Loktantra” and this scribe had understood all the time that “Loktantra” was a mere  synonym of “Prajatantra” i.e. democracy, which was wrong. Before 1990, there was …

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Pathetic Humor

It’s pathetic at best, humorous at worse. Pathetic because it merely demonstrates that myopic partisan approaches to as grievous a topic as the nation’s constitution can so convolute and confuse the constitutional process as to fuel growing negativism on Nepali democracy. Humorous because of the antics our national leadership can …

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International Court Rejects China’s Claims in South China Sea

By Shashi P.B.B. Malla & Chandra Bahadur Parbate The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague last week firmly rejected China’s claims that it had “historical rights” in the South China Sea through its ‘nine-dash line’ (from maps dating back to the 1940s) claiming sovereignty over 90 percent of …

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Difficult to understand!

By Prajwal Shrestha Dr Govinda KC is on fast-onto-death with several demands including stopping the opening of new teaching hospitals. It sounds good that the medical students should get opportunity to study  free of cost and opening of such teaching hospitals in remote parts of the country. The question is …

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India-inspired ‘Prexit’ gambit targets China

By MR Josse KATHMANDU: Maoist boss Prachanda’s decision to exit (or ‘Prexit’) the coalition led by Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, with a view to toppling it, is aimed, essentially, at undermining Sino-Nepali relations heretofore on the verge of a dramatic and exciting take-off. That Prachanda combined his gambit to …

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