Nepal Political Update: Latest Agreement and CA Election

Nepal Government-MPRF agreement is the best thing that has happened to the Nepali peace process in the past several months. Now get ready to VOTE! Forget the Maoist reaction, the Nepal government-Madhesi Forum (MPRF) agreement is the best thing that has happened to the Nepali peace process in the past several months. Peace Process? YouContinue reading “Nepal Political Update: Latest Agreement and CA Election”

Update on Nepal Politics: Maoist Drama and Election Schedule

ब्लगमान्डू: संविधान सभा चुनावका लागि शर्त राख्दै माओवादीले गरेको अपील Click on the pic to see the poll Schedule 1 and here is Schedule 2 This and the past week are witnessing interesting developments on the political front. The Maoist drama and its confusing and contradictory statements regarding elections have overshadowed the past several days.Continue reading “Update on Nepal Politics: Maoist Drama and Election Schedule”

Maoists Must Not Fear Election

The Maoist party must unconditionally commit itself to the process of election. It shouldn’t not run away from the democratic process in whatever excuses Constituent Assembly Football Cup Referee: Election Commission Okay, get ready! Cartoon by Batsyayana via Kantipur It’s very disturbing and disappointing that the Maoists are becoming increasingly uncommitted towards the CA electionContinue reading “Maoists Must Not Fear Election”

Nepal Press Freedom Update: Papers Back on Stands, Maoists Back Off, Editors Unite

Update: In a separate agitation program today, police detained over 35 journalists from the southern gate of Singha Durbar, the central administrative block as some scribes were protesting against the recent Maoist attack on the press. Demanding reinstatement of 49 scribes who were sacked from state-owned Gorakhapatra, press freedom, among other, the journalists were stagingContinue reading “Nepal Press Freedom Update: Papers Back on Stands, Maoists Back Off, Editors Unite”

A Notice That Wasn't Printed in the Himalayan Times….

…because of the Maoist disruption in the production of the newspaper. UWB reproduces the full text of a notice issued by the Himalayan Times and Annapurna Post (published in today’s edition of Kantipur and the Kathmandu Post): YCL Threat to Kantipur Journalist: Hari Bahadur Thapa, Chief Reporter at Kantipur, nation’s largest and most influential newspaper,Continue reading “A Notice That Wasn't Printed in the Himalayan Times….”

A College Side Story: Maoist Vs Nepali Congress

Update: Today, a group of NSU affiliated students thrashed another group of ANNISU affilated students in Saraswati Campus. ………… The Maoist affiliated All Nepal National Independent Student Union (ANNISU) beat up Nepali Congress affiliated NSU students in a college in Kathmandu Santosh Dahal, president of NSU Thapathali Campus Unit, undergoes treatment in Kathmandu Model HospitalContinue reading “A College Side Story: Maoist Vs Nepali Congress”

Carter Center Election Observation Mission in Nepal: Latest Report

Carter Center’s international election observation mission in Nepal released its 5-point observations and recommendations yesterday “Now is the time for the government of Nepal to demonstrate its genuine intention to hold a credible constituent assembly election on November 22, 2007. The parties must come together to convince the people of their dedication to this goal,Continue reading “Carter Center Election Observation Mission in Nepal: Latest Report”