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Election Ploy

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The idea is to continue the monopoly. Mainstream parties stuck in the dubious issue of constitutional amendment in the face of Tarai opposition now dangle the election bait in order to skirt the stalemate. The UML very much part of the stalemate as also the monopoly has deployed its workers …

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Forcing Alternatives

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There is still that hope that our mainstream parties patch up their differences fast and dish out a compromise that sets the course for the current constitution to conduct all levels of elections in order to render the implementation process of the constitution complete. Warnings that disaster awaits if this …

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Delhi Pact Negated

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Many a time this column has had to resort to recall. Recall that the so-called Janaandolan 2 led by the Nepali Congress was for the restoration of a duly dissolved parliament. Dig deeper into memory and you will discover that a constitutional monarchy acquiesced to the advice of the elected …

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The ‘Panchay’ Party

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The Rashtriya Prajatantra Party is one again. ‘Again’ is the key word here. This round, it is the unification of the Rashtriya Prajatantra Party led by Pashupati S. Rana and the Rashtriya Prajatantra Party Nepal led by Kamal Thapa that has united. Prior to this, the Rashtriya Parjatantra Party had …

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Loot-tantra in “loktantra”

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Corruption, commission and abuse of authority have become synonymous of this “loktantra” as it has become very difficult to get a clean leader in this “loktantrik” era. As the leaders are involved in corruption, commission and misuse of power, they have tried to defunct the Commission for Investigation on Abuse …

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Political Season On

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By and large this country of festivals can safely say that the festival season is over and the political season has begun. That it has begun with prime minister Prachanda clearing his party office of his former rebels who had taken over the premises agitating for their claimed share of …

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Tremors

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Kathmandu’s ever mobile political scene is currently throbbing in all directions. The convention of the international chapter of the World Hindu Organization has had to have its reverberations primarily because of the former king’s accurate assessment of the revolting political situation in the country and the continuing exclusivity that prevails. …

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Mere Tampering

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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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Ignorance: The Costs

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C.P. Mainali, still a leader of one of the minor communist parties made news nearly three decades ago when he chose to speak over a Radio Nepal interview that king Mahendra was a nationalist leader of Nepal. This was news at that time since he was part of the newly …

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Nepal–India: Overload

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Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal “Prachanda” pays his pilgrimage to India this week. Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat is there presumably on a preparatory trip. A Deputy Prime Minister was there a fortnight back. All this within a month after Dhahal assumed office. Merely months before this, hectic efforts were undertaken …

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