Saturday, July 2, 2022

Dahal is Diplomatic Editor at Lokantar.

  • A ray of light has appeared amidst the gloom and doom of Nepali politics. Two dynamic young leaders Gagan Kumar Thapa and Bishwa Prakash Sharma were elected to the post of general secretaries of Nepa…

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  • After going through Zhou Shengping's book "Mend or End: Nepal in the Eyes of a Chinese Journalist", the reader arrives at the conclusion that Zhou loves Nepal. His love for the Himalaya…

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  • The frivolity with which successive governments of Nepal have been handling diplomatic matters is worrying. Take the arbitrary recall of ambassadors. The incumbent government has repeated the mist…

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  • Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government has completed its 100 days this week. Never even in his wild dreams must Deuba have had envisioned leading a government before next elections after th…

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  • Madhav Kumar Nepal, senior leader of the opposition party CPN-UML, is caught in the horns of dilemma. On the one hand, he cannot leave the UML to form a new party. On the other, it is anathema for hi…

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  • Journalist-turned-politician Rabindra Mishra's new proposal to roll back federalism and conduct referendum on the issue of secularism with the aim of reverting the country to Hindu state  ha…

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  • Nepali people, disappointed with the failure of KP Sharma Oli-led government to procure vaccines against the coronavirus, have got a reason to celebrate after China promised to dispatch four million …

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  • With the dissolution of the parliament for the second time, Nepal's political uncertainty has entered yet another phase. Although Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's decision to dissolve the House…

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  • The Supreme Court's verdict awarding the name Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to Rishi Kattel and reviving CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre has changed the course of Nepali politics. Prime Minister K…

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  • The government's decision to dissolve the House of Representatives and the prolonged legal challenge against it has brought a new bout of instability in the country. The backers of Prime Minis…

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  • Nepali politics is in a tailspin after the unexpected dissolution of House of Representatives by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on the recommendation of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli-led Council of Min…

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  • The bitter infighting in ruling Nepal Communist Party has drawn the attention of geopolitical stakeholders as well. Immediately after the disbanding of the parliament, a delegation of Communist P…

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  • PM KP Sharma Oli gave nation a shock Sunday morning by recommending the President to dissolve the parliament and call for fresh elections. Not bucking the trend, President Bidya Devi Bhandari announc…

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