Election Update: Commission Extends Nomination Deadline

The Election Commission extends nomination deadline by five days The Election Commission today postponed the nominations deadline following the government’s request to do so. The cabinet wrote the letter after top leaders of the seven parties agreed to push the nomination deadline by five days. Top leaders of seven parties met at Prime Minister GirijaContinue reading “Election Update: Commission Extends Nomination Deadline”

Indian Idol, Protests and Nepali Identity in India

Nepali community in India is fiercely staging demonstrations to protest demeaning remarks made by a New Delhi FM RJ. Why? By Dinesh Wagle Newly crowned Indian Idol Prashant Tamang, 24-year-old Indian police constable of Nepali origin, was warmly welcomed in Kathmandu this afternoon. He is here to take part in two concerts while his hometownContinue reading “Indian Idol, Protests and Nepali Identity in India”

Down With Maoists: Press Freedom Will Prevail in Nepal

Update 2: The Patan Appellate Court this afternoon issued a stay order: not to stop the publication of the papers. The order, issued by Justice Jagdish Sharma Poudel, also says not to organize protest programs in the office premises that the Maoist unionists were doing in the past several days and the order also saysContinue reading “Down With Maoists: Press Freedom Will Prevail in Nepal”

Maoist Trade Union's Naked Intervention in Kantipur Publications

Nepal’s largest independent publishing house that publishes two biggest newspapers is the latest target of the CPN Maoist Today’s issues of Kantipur and the Kathmandu Post are without a single advertisement. This is unusual given the fact that Kantipur, Nepal’s largest paper, attracts many pages of advertisements daily in normal circumstances. But yesterday Maoist affiliatedContinue reading “Maoist Trade Union's Naked Intervention in Kantipur Publications”

It's Official Now: Nepali Congress is a Republican Party

Nepal’s largest political party, whose President is the Prime Minister and acting Head of State, has officially adopted the policy of federal democratic republic Sixty years after it was established with the mission of turning Nepal into a nation of constitutional monarchy by removing the autocratic rule of Rana family and three years after itContinue reading “It's Official Now: Nepali Congress is a Republican Party”

It’s Official Now: Nepali Congress is a Republican Party

Nepal’s largest political party, whose President is the Prime Minister and acting Head of State, has officially adopted the policy of federal democratic republic Sixty years after it was established with the mission of turning Nepal into a nation of constitutional monarchy by removing the autocratic rule of Rana family and three years after itContinue reading “It’s Official Now: Nepali Congress is a Republican Party”

Nepali Congress Is United

Nepal’s largest democratic political party is unified with its breakaway faction After five years and four months of their split, Nepali Congress and the break away faction Nepali Congress Democratic have united today amidst a grand ceremony of joint maha samiti meeting. Girija Prasad Koirala and Sher Bahadur Deuba has signed the agreement paper. ThisContinue reading “Nepali Congress Is United”