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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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Congress Critical

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Sher Bahadur Deuba’s is certainly no easy undertaking. He is running a Nepali Congress close to its nadir until Girija Koirala jumped on the Delhi bandwagon to emerge as local patron of the Maoists whose  ‘people’s war’ was against his party in the very first place. Girija, assured of a …

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Prachanda: Doldrums

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Newly ensconced prime minister, Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, is definitely low key as compared to the profile he chose to adopt during his first term. He himself admits to learning from his mistakes. This is wise. But the fact is that ‘realpolitk’ compels him to take this stance. His party, …

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Structural? No, Functional

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Former prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, as leader of the current Nepali Congress party, the largest party in parliament, is in a way, mentor of the incumbent prime minister, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, since it is with the Congress backing that Dahal toppled the UML government and elected himself to government. …

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Gloomy scenario

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Will the disputed issues in the constitution be resolved; will there be timely elections; will there be total implementation of the constitution by 21 January 2018, there are many questions and we don’t have hopeful answers as those who were involved in the promulgation of the constitution, are also in …

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Why Complain

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Decades of organized political myths accepted as whole and soul truths doled out by political ideologues to emerging youths used as political fodder have taken their toll in the body politic. Emerging from their idealized versions of glorified public leaders and sheer glorified political actions amidst the stark reality of …

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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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People’s Review completes 25 years journey

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan It is obviously a matter of glory to inform our valued readers that with the publication of 49 issues in the past one year, People’s Review weekly has completed its 25 years journey. In the past 25 years, we experienced many ups and downs in the …

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