Dear Comrade Prachanda….think before using the word ‘democracy’

Before calling Baburam a democrat, Prachanda should answer the following questions: By Siromani Dhungana UWB Speaking at the seventh General Convention of the UCPN (Maoist) in Hetauda on February 2, comrade Prachanda, after encouraging his followers against main opposition Nepali Congress, posed a close-ended question to his cadres: “Is Baburamjee against peace and constitution? Is he an undemocraticContinue reading “Dear Comrade Prachanda….think before using the word ‘democracy’”

Does Baburam Bhattarai Need Political Adversaries like Mohan Baidya When he has a Wife like Hisila Yami?

‘Choosy’ Hisila Yami Cheapens Her PM Hubby’s Resolves  हिसिला यमी जस्ती भ्रष्ट श्रीमती भएपछि प्रधानमन्त्री बाबुरामलाई मोहन बैद्य जस्ता राजनीतिक शत्रु किन चाहियोस ? By Bhadra Sharma [प्रधानमन्त्रीकी भ्रष्ट पत्नी: १६ लाखको मुस्ताङ चढने प्रधानमन्त्रीकी श्रीमती हिसिला यमीलाई डेड करोडको प्राडो चाहियो ! जवकी प्रधानमन्त्रीकी श्रीमतीलाई गाडी दिने कानूनी प्रावधानै छैन । सस्तो गाडी दिँदा उनले मुख्यContinue reading “Does Baburam Bhattarai Need Political Adversaries like Mohan Baidya When he has a Wife like Hisila Yami?”

American Diplomatic Cable: Girija Prasad Koirala and Prachanda Meet in Singapore

Prachanda did not trust his son Prakash 2009-12-01 12:07 S E C R E T KATHMANDU 001094 SIPDIS NOFORN E.O. 12958: DECL: 11/30/2019 TAGS: PGOV PREL PINR IN NP SN CH SUBJECT: NEPAL: PRACHANDA MEETS KOIRALA, INDIANS, CHINESE IN SINGAPORE REF: KATHMANDU 1090 Classified By: Charge d’Affaires, a.i., Randy W. Berry. Reasons 1.4 (b/ d).Continue reading “American Diplomatic Cable: Girija Prasad Koirala and Prachanda Meet in Singapore”

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”

Equation of Pushpa Kamal Dahal & Baburam Bhattarai is the Most Important Equation

An analysis by Akhilesh Upadhyay in The Kathmandu Post Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal invited a select group of editors to his Nayabazaar residence last Wednesday. Expectations ran high, even though Dahal’s office had pitched the meeting as “a regular exchange on current affairs.” The Maoist party, as it turned out, came up with aContinue reading “Equation of Pushpa Kamal Dahal & Baburam Bhattarai is the Most Important Equation”

Baburam Bhattarai Elected the Prime Minister of Nepal

Maoist leader Dr. Baburam Bhattarai has been elected the new, 35th, Prime Minister of Nepal. The speaker of the Constituent Assembly, Subash Chandra Nembang, declared him the winner in an election that saw Ramchandra Poudel challenging Bhattarai. Dr. Bhattarai is the vice-chairman of the party and was the finance minister in the Maoist Chairman Prachanda-led government twoContinue reading “Baburam Bhattarai Elected the Prime Minister of Nepal”

Maoist Shutdown in Nepal: Day I

Video Report By Keshav P. Koirala The normal life in the Kathmandu Valley [and across Nepal] has been hit hard on the first day of the indefinite general shutdown imposed by the Unified CPN (Maoist) on Sunday demanding resignation of Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal. Hundreds of Maoist cadres and supporters have gathered at theContinue reading “Maoist Shutdown in Nepal: Day I”