Restoration of Parliament: Not Real Achievement for Nepal

History Repeats in Nepal: Is Jana Andolan II compromised just like Jana Andolan I ? By Santosh Seven parties and most of protestors are euphoric about royal proclamation to reinstate parliament. However, there is very less realization that it’s not a real achievement but rather a continuity of the post 1990 scenario. Royal Intentions TheContinue reading “Restoration of Parliament: Not Real Achievement for Nepal”

They Want Republic Nepal… Jhyamma Jhyamma

After spending three weeks in the United States, blogger Dinesh Wagle is back in action on the politically sensitive streets of Kathmandu. If you go by the opinions on the street, you will conclude that everyone wants to see a Democratic Republic of Nepal. Yes, Bikash Sherpa included. All pics by Wagle Who is thisContinue reading “They Want Republic Nepal… Jhyamma Jhyamma”

Can Parliament Declare Constituent Assembly?

Whether Constituent Assembly with or without a Condition By Surendra Bhandari Lawyer, in Japan The country is still undergoing through a volatile political situation. The political changes induced by the people’s movement followed by King’s declaration for the restoration of the House of Representatives on April 24th 2006 has unfurled immense opportunities to move aheadContinue reading “Can Parliament Declare Constituent Assembly?”

Is Monarchy Relevant for Nepal? (Part II)

Though this article was written immediately after king’s first address, UWB has published it in order to bring the issue of monarchy for public debate. By Mahesh Poudyal The politics of monarchy You must be thinking I must have made some mistakes with the heading “politics of monarchy,” you must be thinking “monarchs don’t getContinue reading “Is Monarchy Relevant for Nepal? (Part II)”

Importance of Being Girija

Girija Prasad Koirala, the PM designate, has accepted the greatest challenge of his political career. His performance and delivery in coming days will eventually write the leadline of his obituary. Flowers and Thorns: Koirala has a history of a beleaguered PM and an appealing opposition leader Pic by Prakash Mathema By Deepak Adhikari When SevenContinue reading “Importance of Being Girija”

Is Monarchy Relevant for Nepal? (Part I)

Though this article was written immediately after king’s first address, UWB has published it in order to bring the issue of monarchy for public debate. By Mahesh Poudyal Friday night’s talk – after the royal proclamation – was mainly about king Gyanendra trying to split the SPA-Maoist alliance by offering the post of PM toContinue reading “Is Monarchy Relevant for Nepal? (Part I)”