House Special Session: How Much To Expect?

The special session of the parliament has begun in Kathmandu but few believe that it will be able to solve the current political impasse A Maoist cadre shouts slogans in a rally in Kathmandu today while his leader in the parliament tables proposals that, if passed, will direct the government to table another proposal toContinue reading “House Special Session: How Much To Expect?”

History in Making: Parliament Tells Nepal Govt. to Take Action Against King

Nine months after the House of Representatives, restored by April Revolution, passed a Magna Carta like declaration, the Interim Parliament formed as per the interim constitution today unanimously passed a proposal that directs the government of Nepal to take action against king Gyanendra, a former autocrat, for his regressive statement on Democracy Day. The proposalContinue reading “History in Making: Parliament Tells Nepal Govt. to Take Action Against King”

First Time in Nepal: King, Crown Prince Pay Tax

News of the week: King Gyanendra and his son Paras are stopped from evading tax for the first time in history. By Bishnu Budhathoki the Kathmandu Post (here is the original story) Dec 8- Probably for the first time in the history of Nepal since the founding of the Shah dynasty 238 years ago theContinue reading “First Time in Nepal: King, Crown Prince Pay Tax”