Dogs and a Piece of Bone

This is a typical third world story, the story of poverty and frustration and greed and anger and feud. For poor and deprived, every opportunity however small that may be, comes as an equivalent to the piece of bone for hungry stray dogs. Those people fight like those dogs. I am talking about the currentContinue reading “Dogs and a Piece of Bone”

Maos Start Homework on Government

After behaving like a kid for the past several days, the Maoist comrades have started doing homeworks to form the next government. The largest party in the Constituent Assembly has sought support from parties represented in the CA. The Maoist leaders held a meeting yesterday at the parliament secretariat and sought support from all 25Continue reading “Maos Start Homework on Government”

Ram Baran Yadav is the First President of Republic Nepal

Dr Ram Baran Yadav, Nepali Congress General Secretary, has been elected the first President of the republic of Nepal in the presidential run-off held today in the Constituent Assembly. Yadav, backed by a coalition of NC, UML, MPRF and other fringe parties the CA, got 308 votes-almost a dozen more than needed for the simpleContinue reading “Ram Baran Yadav is the First President of Republic Nepal”

Nepal Police Revolt: Example of State Lawlessness

Politics is a principal policy of state, but the state is in confusion since the CPN (Maoist) became the largest party in the CA election with 38% of 601 seats. By Bishnu Pathak PhD Incident IV: Against the low quality food, rampant ill-treatment and discrimination not by others, but by their own seniors, about 500Continue reading “Nepal Police Revolt: Example of State Lawlessness”

Nepal Fails to Elect First President But There is a Veep

Both candidates-Dr. Ram Baran Yadad and Ram Raja Prasd Singh- failed to get enough votes (simple majority) for today’s presidential polls while Paramanda Jha, a candidate filed by Madhesi Janadhikar Forum, fourth largest party in the CA, got elected as the Vice President. Yadav got 294- four votes short of the simple majority while SinghContinue reading “Nepal Fails to Elect First President But There is a Veep”

The Presidential Shock to UML: Ultimately Madhes Leads!?!

Or is it the Maoists who will actually lead? By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal There is a saying in Nepali: thangna ma sutaunu. CPN Maoist has done the same to the CPN UML (United Marxists & Leninists). UML is out in the cold thanks to the cunning politics played by the former rebels. ItContinue reading “The Presidential Shock to UML: Ultimately Madhes Leads!?!”