माओवादी-भारत सम्बन्ध: पहिले विस्तारवाद, अहिले अवसरवाद

दिनेश वाग्ले वाग्ले स्ट्रिट जर्नल यो लेख आजको कान्तिपुर मा प्रकाशित भएको हो । पत्रिकाकै पन्नामा हेर्ने भए यहाँ क्लिके हुन्छ ।  प्रधानमन्त्रीका रूपमा माओवादी नेता बाबुराम भट्टराई भारतको औपचारिक भ्रमणमा रहेको यो अवस्थामा नेपालमा विपक्षी कांग्रेसका नेताहरू हात बाँधेर मुस्काइरहेका छन् । उनीहरूको त्यो मुस्कुराइ झन्डै १५ वर्षअघिको एउटा सानो जस्तो लाग्ने घटना र त्यसपछिका भयङ्करजस्ताContinue reading “माओवादी-भारत सम्बन्ध: पहिले विस्तारवाद, अहिले अवसरवाद”

Maoist Infighting Update

Standing Committee meet ends; Baidya demands Central Committee meet SEP 03 – The UCPN (Maoist) Standing Committee meeting held at the party headquarters in Paris Dada, Kathmandu concluded on Saturday (today) after party Vice Chairman Mohan Baidya demanded the party Central Committee meeting. The meeting was said to iron out the internal differences surfaced after theContinue reading “Maoist Infighting Update”

प्रधानमन्त्री बाबुराम भट्टराईका दुई पाटा

आजैको कान्तिपुरबाट: उपेन्द्र यादव उवाच दिनेश वाग्ले वाग्ले स्ट्रिट जर्नल यो लेख आजको कान्तिपुरमा प्रकाशित भएको हो । पत्रिकाकै पन्नामा पढ्ने भए यहाँ क्लिके हुन्छ ।  मुस्ताङ् चढ्ने, कर्मचारी सरुवा नगर्ने, सरकारी खर्चबाट आफूलाई बधाई विज्ञापन रोक्ने निर्देशनसँगै सबैभन्दा महत्वपूर्ण, शान्ति प्रकृया टुङ्ग्याउन एकलव्य भएर लाग्ने प्रधानमन्त्री बाबुराम भट्टराईका भनाई र केही हदसम्म कामले थुप्रै जनतामाझ उनलाईContinue reading “प्रधानमन्त्री बाबुराम भट्टराईका दुई पाटा”

The Spillover Effect: from Bihar to Nepal [and the Maoists]

By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal We are waiting for the spillover effect to take hold. China is growing phenomenally. India is following China so very closely. We are tightly sandwiched between them. We are folding our hands and sitting back, hoping that one day the economic progress will spillover from both sides and submergeContinue reading “The Spillover Effect: from Bihar to Nepal [and the Maoists]”

Why the Maoist Strike Failed

Tilak Shrestha: We want to live peacefully By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal When Maoists provided musical and celebratory feel to their protest gatherings, the former rebels were not innovating a protest tactic. Their innovation, so to speak, was to push thousands of villagers to Kathmandu valley with the party bearing the cost of travelContinue reading “Why the Maoist Strike Failed”

Maoist Strike Day 2: Peaceful Till Now

Texts by Deepak Adhikari Photos by Dinesh Wagle On a balmy morning Monday, the Maoist protesters clogged the main intersection at Koteshwar, Kathmandu, singing and dancing in the ‘revolutionary songs’. Helmeted battalions of policemen in riot gear were mere bystanders. Kirant Rajya Samiti of Maoists was responsible for overseeing the protests in Koteshwar area, oneContinue reading “Maoist Strike Day 2: Peaceful Till Now”

Maoist Shutdown in Nepal: Day I

Video Report By Keshav P. Koirala The normal life in the Kathmandu Valley [and across Nepal] has been hit hard on the first day of the indefinite general shutdown imposed by the Unified CPN (Maoist) on Sunday demanding resignation of Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal. Hundreds of Maoist cadres and supporters have gathered at theContinue reading “Maoist Shutdown in Nepal: Day I”