Why Guerillas Flee Maoist Camps?

By Binod Tripathi in the Kathmandu Post Shaktikhor (Chitwan)- A year back, when the third division cantonment had recently shifted to Chitwan from Kamidada of Kavre district, then division commander ‘Sonam’ had informed media that a total of 8,300 PLA fighters were stationed in the camps. Six months later, when the United Nations (UN) verificationContinue reading “Why Guerillas Flee Maoist Camps?”

Why Guerillas Flee Maoist Camps?

By Binod Tripathi in the Kathmandu Post Shaktikhor (Chitwan)- A year back, when the third division cantonment had recently shifted to Chitwan from Kamidada of Kavre district, then division commander ‘Sonam’ had informed media that a total of 8,300 PLA fighters were stationed in the camps. Six months later, when the United Nations (UN) verificationContinue reading “Why Guerillas Flee Maoist Camps?”

Republic Nepal or Monarchic?

Of course Republic because a hereditary king might not always be patriotic and qualified. A monarch, on the other hand, leads a life that does not resemble a common man’s. But Presidents or prime ministers are ordinary citizens until they get elected to public positions. They have different backgrounds, experiences, struggles and exposure to reality.Continue reading “Republic Nepal or Monarchic?”

Republic Nepal or Monarchic?

Of course Republic because a hereditary king might not always be patriotic and qualified. A monarch, on the other hand, leads a life that does not resemble a common man’s. But Presidents or prime ministers are ordinary citizens until they get elected to public positions. They have different backgrounds, experiences, struggles and exposure to reality.Continue reading “Republic Nepal or Monarchic?”

The 'Voting Day' Demand: Declare New Election Dates

Had Maoists not gone mad and pulled out from the government, we would be voting today to elect the Constituent Assembly that would abolish the monarchy from Nepal and bring out new constitution. Election didn’t happen because Maoists were afraid of their possible pathetic loosing in the elections. Holding of CA elections is one ofContinue reading “The 'Voting Day' Demand: Declare New Election Dates”

Happy Birthday Peace Agreement! May You Live Forever :)

Welcome to the Second Year Romance while we remember that rejuvenating day last year. THE WAR IS OVER, NEPAL DECLARES! Less than a minute ago, amidst a grand and historic ceremony, Nepali leaders agreed to end the war that killed more than 13 thousand people in the last 10 years. Prime Minister Girija Prasad KoiralaContinue reading “Happy Birthday Peace Agreement! May You Live Forever :)”

Headlines: The Great Mistrust Between Congress and Maoist

The growing mistrust between Nepali Congress and CPN Maoist, and the ‘neither-this-side-nor-that-side’ policy of the CPN UML are the main reasons of the current political impasse that, it seems, will not be easily solved in the regular session of the parliament that will start tomorrow. UWB presents the headlines and news snippets related to theContinue reading “Headlines: The Great Mistrust Between Congress and Maoist”