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Western influence in the government

By Our Reporter Along with appointment of Yubraj Khatiwada as the finance minister in the present KP Sharma Oli led cabinet, observers have started to say that the Oli government is neither pro-India nor pro-China but it is a pro-west. PM Oli, under the design of the West, had appointed …

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PM Oli intends to become more powerful by centralizing power

By Our Reporter Prime Minister K. P. Oli, who has been bracing to form a powerful government of a two-thirds majority in the centre by trying to induct the two Madhes-based parties—Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal, has also initiated process to centralize power in the Prime Minister …

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Why two thirds majority?

By Our Reporter It is clear, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli led government is trying to secure two-thirds majority to amend the constitution. Whether the government is intended to please the Indians by amending the constitution or there are other agendas to fulfill while securing two-thirds majority, the government has …

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Deuba elected NC PP leader

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba waves after being elected NC’s Parliamentary Party leader in Kathmandu. on Wednesday, April 7, 2016. Photo: RSS

By Our Reporter Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has been elected the parliamentary party leader of the Nepali Congress despite strong opposition from the public as well as a faction in the party. As the supporters of the Nepali Congress and a large section of the leaders and cadres …

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The Crunch


Contrary to political claims the national crisis has not abated. Indeed, as the problems mount, it will be exacerbated. It is good politics to try and sweep this under the carpet by allocating this to the tumultuous change in the political system. The problem is that it is the system …

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India positive to review 1950 treaty and other agreements

Delegates attend the 7th annual meeting of the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) on Nepal-India relations in Kathmandu, on Saturday, February 24, 2018. Photo: RSS

By Our Reporter The 7th meeting of the Eminent Persons’ Group (EPG) on Nepal-India relations concluded on in Kathmandu on Sunday with the Indian side signaling positive signs on reviewing all the past treaties and agreements reached with Nepal, including the controversial treaty of 1950. As both the neighbours are …

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Call referendum to decide on unequal treaties

By Our Reporter The recently concluded Eminent Persons’ Group (EPG) meeting between Nepal and India held in Kathmandu is learnt to have decided to submit their final report to the concerned governments regarding amendment of the unequal 1950 Treaty and other bilateral issues. To recall, there is no provision for …

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Poudel slams Deuba for trying to become PP leader

By Our Reporter Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has expressed his strong disagreement with NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba accusing him of running the party ‘unilaterally’ in a written statement. Paudel registered the written statement at the party on Sunday criticising party President Deuba’s handling of affairs …

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Who will be next President?

By Our Reporter The Election Commission has decided to hold the election of the President on March 13. The EC fixed the date after consulting with the political parties. The members of the federal parliament and the provincial assemblies will cast their votes in the elections. As the left alliance …

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Oli-Khatiwada relations

By Our Reporter Always, when there is the government either participated by UML or led by UML, Dr Yubraj Khatiwada is always being rewarded. There are many other academicians in UML, even though, whenever Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli gets chance, he has assigned Khitiwada in key posts. Earlier, Khatiwada …

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