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”

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”