The 20 Billion Rupees Scam in the Name of Peace Process in Nepal

The ‘misleading’ and wrong decision taken by the Special Committee comprising representatives of six political parties has clearly indicated that financial accountability is a far fetched dram for Nepali people.   By Siromani Dhungana UWB On 12 April, some members of the Special Committee for Supervision, Integration and Rehabilitation of former Maoist combatants which was formedContinue reading “The 20 Billion Rupees Scam in the Name of Peace Process in Nepal”

Nepal and Impunity: The Lies of the Prime minister and the fear of Maoists

Since judicial proceedings of the criminal acts committed during the insurgency will not be stopped/halted by courts and these acts can not also be condoned by Truth and Reconciliation Commission (‘TRC’), the prestige of peace process will be saved by the uninterrupted investigation of Dailekh incident. By Narayan Wagle in Himal Magazine via  NNLP  (see atContinue reading “Nepal and Impunity: The Lies of the Prime minister and the fear of Maoists”

Nepal Army to Execute Maoist Guerrilla Integration Plan

Feels Tuesday’s historic pact addresses its concerns By Phanindra Dahal The Nepal Army (NA) has expressed its readiness to fully support the landmark deal signed by parties on Tuesday night on concluding the peace process, stating that its concerns have been addressed in the agreement that will see former Maoist combatants integrated into its ranks.Continue reading “Nepal Army to Execute Maoist Guerrilla Integration Plan”

So the Magical Number for Nepal’s Peace Process is 6,500 (?)

Leaders agree on number of Maoist guerillas to be integrated KATHMANDU, NOV 01 – The peace process that was started five years ago in 2006 is likely to witness its logical conclusion. The meeting of the top brass leaders of the major political parties—Nepali Congress, CPN-UML, UCPN (Maoist) and the Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha—on TuesdayContinue reading “So the Magical Number for Nepal’s Peace Process is 6,500 (?)”

American Diplomatic Cable: Ambassador Moriarty Advocates for Increased American Assistance to Give Peace a Chance in Nepal

2006-05-19 11:35 Classified By: Ambassador James F. Moriarty, Reasons, 1.4 (b/d). Summary and Introduction ———————— ¶1. (C) I believe we have a four-six month window to use our assistance to consolidate recent gains in democracy in Nepal. While some argue that development and governance should take a back seat to peace, I disagree. We needContinue reading “American Diplomatic Cable: Ambassador Moriarty Advocates for Increased American Assistance to Give Peace a Chance in Nepal”

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”

A Day After Handing Over Arms Key, Maoist Hardliners Baidya and Badal Revolt Against Prachanda

Prachanda, Baidya men clash in Kavre. Is the Maoist party on the verge of split? If yes, when? The intra-party rift in the UCPN (M) has widened further with the faction led by Senior Vice Chairman Mohan Baidya on Friday (today) announcing a nationwide campaign against the party decision to hand over the keys ofContinue reading “A Day After Handing Over Arms Key, Maoist Hardliners Baidya and Badal Revolt Against Prachanda”