After the Maoist Victory, Power Sharing a Tricky Issue

By Ameet Dhakal As the largest party in the Constituent Assembly but without a majority, the CPN (Maoist) is certain to lead a coalition government. What is uncertain, however, is what sort of coalition it would be and how power will be shared among the major parties. One thing is sure — negotiations on theContinue reading “After the Maoist Victory, Power Sharing a Tricky Issue”

Maoist Madness After Victory

As the vote counting was going on Maoit’s YCL cadres were stopping people at different places and searching their bodies, bags and wallets. Some Nepali Congress cadres were complaining that their money and mobile phones were confiscated. Maoists were searching for NC cadres and beating whoever they found. By Damodar Neupane in Gorkha Diary ofContinue reading “Maoist Madness After Victory”

Now It's Congress That Is Bargaining

It seems that the tables have been turned. The customers have become managers and managers have become customers who are willing to bargain. We are talking about relationship of Nepali Congress and the CPN Maoist which has seen changes because of the April 10 election results. Before, when Congress was the largest party in theContinue reading “Now It's Congress That Is Bargaining”

Nepal Update: Today's Political Developments

For the record: Maoists ask UML to reconsider pull-out from govt: A day after the CPN-UML, humiliated in the April 10 polls, pulled out of the government citing that the mandate was against them staying in the government, CPN Maoist chairman Prachanda met the UML’s Madhav Kumar Nepal, who resigned from the General Secretary afterContinue reading “Nepal Update: Today's Political Developments”

The Comprehensive Peace Agreement between Government of Nepal and Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist)

Full text of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement held between Government of Nepal and Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) Source: Government of Nepal Date: 22 Nov 2006 Preamble Respecting popular mandate of Nepali people expressed in favor of democracy, peace and progression through the historical struggles and people’s movements, time and again, from 2007 BS andContinue reading “The Comprehensive Peace Agreement between Government of Nepal and Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist)”