Predicting the Unpredictable: Nepal’s Politics Plunges into Deep Crisis

Growing tensions among major political forces, unsettled ethnic and communal agendas and decline in credibility of political parties have raised serious question about the peaceful solution of current impasse. With Chief Justice (CJ) Khila Raj Regmi’s March 14 appointment as the head of executive (Chairman of the interim electoral council of ministers), the Nepal has formally enteredContinue reading “Predicting the Unpredictable: Nepal’s Politics Plunges into Deep Crisis”

To Hold Democratic Elections, Supreme Court Chief Justice Becomes Prime Minister in Nepal

WHAT- Nepal got a new Prime Minister today. President Ram Baran Yadav appointed Supreme Court Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi as the Chairman of the Interim Electoral Council of Ministers (basically the Prime Minister) of Nepal. Dr. Yadav also administered the oath of office and secrecy to Regmi this morning. Regmi became the PM because Nepal’s top political parties, at warContinue reading “To Hold Democratic Elections, Supreme Court Chief Justice Becomes Prime Minister in Nepal”