A Small Revolt Within The Biggest Party of Nepal

Maoists burn down Chairman Pranchanda’s effigy in Rautahat: CPN-Maoist activists of Rautahat district today burnt down the effigy of party Chairman Prachanda and demanded for his resignation in protests of the inclusion of no nominees from the district by the party leadership in the closed list for proportional representation system. This is the first incidentContinue reading “A Small Revolt Within The Biggest Party of Nepal”

Prime Minister's Tea Party and Other Political Updates

Organizing a tea party today in his official residence in Baluwatar the Prime Minister told the invitees (top political leaders of most of the parties) that a constitution that represented the aspiration of all Nepali people needed to be drafted by the constituent assembly. Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala announced today that he has startedContinue reading “Prime Minister's Tea Party and Other Political Updates”

UNMIN, Preparing to Say Bye Bye Nepal, Establishes End-of-Mission Task Force

With 74 days remaining for its mandate to expire the United Nations Mission to Nepal (UNMIN) has started preparations to move out of Nepal. UNMIN chief Ian Martin wrote a letter on Thursday 8th May to his staffs at the agency telling them that “It is now necessary to plan towards the end of theContinue reading “UNMIN, Preparing to Say Bye Bye Nepal, Establishes End-of-Mission Task Force”