Political expediency trumps Nepal Constitution

Kathmandu, Sept. 29 -- On Tuesday, President Bidya Devi Bhandari on the recommendation of the government repealed theordinance to amend the Political Parties Actthat she herself signed on 26 August. ... Read More

Nepal stuck between rock and hard place

Kathmandu, Sept. 20 -- On 9 September, while a US delegation was landing at Kathmandu airport on a four-day visit, Madhav Kumar Nepal, Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Narayan Kaji Shrestha got together at the ... Read More

MCC row rocks Nepal's ruling coalition

Kathmandu, Sept. 9 -- Fatema Z Sumar, vice president of the US Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), parachuted into Kathmandu on Thursday amidst afirestorm of protestagainst the project that threat... Read More

Who gets what?

Kathmandu, Sept. 2 -- Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba took office nearly two months ago, but aside from five ministers hehas not been able to set up a full Cabinet. It is not for the lack of trying... Read More

What is delaying Nepal cabinet expansion?

Kathmandu, Aug. 30 -- Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba took office over a month ago, but aside from six ministers he has not been able to set up a full Cabinet yet because of the need to balance the ... Read More

Nepal's post-breakup politics

Kathmandu, Aug. 26 -- Nepal's Election Commission on Wednesday evening officially recognised and certified Madhav Kumar Nepal's UML (Socialist) and Mahanta Thakur's Loktantrik Samajwadi (LSP) parties.... Read More