Water Cut for Those Not Voting Maoist

Blogmandu: The story of Ratnapark and the debate of men on the street. Read in Nepali. ==== Eye on Maoist: Maoist cadres have cut off water pipes here at Dhukure of Angna VDC-5, Panchthar district, as punishment to the villagers for not supporting their party in the constituent assembly election. Chandra Dahal, secretary of theContinue reading “Water Cut for Those Not Voting Maoist”

U.S. Subverting Nepal Poll Mandate

Nepal in the foreign press: The Hindu reports that American ambassador Nancy Powell “actively pushing” the idea that Girija Prasad Koirala should remain Prime Minister. A section of Nepali Congress says Maoists must first oust Koirala to stake claim to the top post. Amendment to interim constitution to allow PM to be removed by simpleContinue reading “U.S. Subverting Nepal Poll Mandate”

Maoists and Main Stream Politics of Nepal (Two Years After)

Two years ago Neil wrote: Instead of joining the mainstream the Maoists intend to define the mainstream. Now he writes: The Maoists have not joined the mainstream. Now they are the mainstream. By Neil Horning Nearly two years ago I wrote an opinion piece for UWB where I warned, “While it is imperative that bothContinue reading “Maoists and Main Stream Politics of Nepal (Two Years After)”