Preparations for the Assembly

Preparations are going on regarding the first meeting of the CA and procedures there after. The first meeting, in addition to fulfilling some formalities, is expected to formalize Nepal a republic. Plus, discussions are also going on about the formation of the new government and the possible ways of power sharing among political parties. NamelyContinue reading “Preparations for the Assembly”

Artless Drama in Nepali Congress

Displaying the height of immorality in Nepali politics, NC President Girija Prasad Koirala rejects the resignation of Sushil. On his part, greedy and immoral Sushil happily accepts Girija’s decision. If you didn’t know already, get it now: Nepali Congress, the party of Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, today staged an artless drama that is soContinue reading “Artless Drama in Nepali Congress”

U.S. Subverting Nepal Poll Mandate

Nepal in the foreign press: The Hindu reports that American ambassador Nancy Powell “actively pushing” the idea that Girija Prasad Koirala should remain Prime Minister. A section of Nepali Congress says Maoists must first oust Koirala to stake claim to the top post. Amendment to interim constitution to allow PM to be removed by simpleContinue reading “U.S. Subverting Nepal Poll Mandate”

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”

Nepali Congress Manifesto: Executive Prime Minister, Ceremonial President, Parliamentary Supremacy

Republican Nepali Congress Thinks An Autocratic Person Born In A Feudal Family Can’t Be The Symbol Of National Unity In Nepal: “An inclusive and constitutional federal democracy will be the symbol of national unity, not a person or a position. Nepal would enter into a new era of national unity by electing the head ofContinue reading “Nepali Congress Manifesto: Executive Prime Minister, Ceremonial President, Parliamentary Supremacy”

My faith in NC leadership is dwindling

By Puskar Magar Bharatpur, Chitwan Currently in United Arab Emirate The selection of Nepali Congress (NC) candidates for CA election has been completed. My nightmare turned out to be true. Most of the corrupt leaders such as Govinda Raj Joshi, Khum Bahadur Khadka etc. were awarded with the ticket. NC supporters like me are stunnedContinue reading “My faith in NC leadership is dwindling”