Feud and Power Struggle Within the Maoist Party

Who should become the Prime Minister of a Maoist led government? The answer which depends on whom you ask in the Maoist party, it appears, has kicked off another round of power struggle within the former rebel organization. Oh… the power! It changes people, makes people and breaks people. Most people that is, and MaoistsContinue reading “Feud and Power Struggle Within the Maoist Party”

UN Report on Progress of Nepal Peace Process

Report of the Secretary-General on the request of Nepal for United Nations assistance in support of its peace process Part I of II [Here is the II part.] I. Introduction 1. The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 1796 (2008), by which the Council, following the request of the Government of NepalContinue reading “UN Report on Progress of Nepal Peace Process”

A Small Revolt Within The Biggest Party of Nepal

Maoists burn down Chairman Pranchanda’s effigy in Rautahat: CPN-Maoist activists of Rautahat district today burnt down the effigy of party Chairman Prachanda and demanded for his resignation in protests of the inclusion of no nominees from the district by the party leadership in the closed list for proportional representation system. This is the first incidentContinue reading “A Small Revolt Within The Biggest Party of Nepal”

Will Former Insurgent Maoist Lead Nepal?

By Conflict Study Center Nepal is again a hot topic because of the former insurgent Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) or CPN (M)’s unexpected victory in the CA elections. International communities that followed the Big House Media (BHM) propaganda that the Maoists would be lost have been astounded. The suspended king Gyanendra, who used toContinue reading “Will Former Insurgent Maoist Lead Nepal?”

Maoists and Main Stream Politics of Nepal (Two Years After)

Two years ago Neil wrote: Instead of joining the mainstream the Maoists intend to define the mainstream. Now he writes: The Maoists have not joined the mainstream. Now they are the mainstream. By Neil Horning Nearly two years ago I wrote an opinion piece for UWB where I warned, “While it is imperative that bothContinue reading “Maoists and Main Stream Politics of Nepal (Two Years After)”

My View of the Maoists…

…is completely apolitical. The word “Maoists” evokes in my mind, the picture of an entire group, that draws inspiration from the angry-young-man. There seems to be great loyalty and enthusiasm in the Maoists, but also a great deal of hostility. By Prateebha Tuladhar I have always found it intriguing how we call the Maoists “Maoists.”Continue reading “My View of the Maoists…”

Happy Birthday Peace Agreement! May You Live Forever :)

Welcome to the Second Year Romance while we remember that rejuvenating day last year. THE WAR IS OVER, NEPAL DECLARES! Less than a minute ago, amidst a grand and historic ceremony, Nepali leaders agreed to end the war that killed more than 13 thousand people in the last 10 years. Prime Minister Girija Prasad KoiralaContinue reading “Happy Birthday Peace Agreement! May You Live Forever :)”