Ex-king Gyanendra says End Of Monarchy in the Republic of Nepal is a Hypothetical Question

Suman Giri interviews ex-king Gyanendra (l). Pic via hamroblog. Nagarik newspaper has Nepali version of the interview. Also, read Republica’s coverage of the interview. Talking to Suman Giri of Avenues TV, a Kathmandu-based private network, for the first time since is ouster three years ago, in Janakpur where he went to worship Janaki, ex-king GyanendraContinue reading “Ex-king Gyanendra says End Of Monarchy in the Republic of Nepal is a Hypothetical Question”

Nepali Maoists and Bihari Republic

Bihar’s success story tells us that if Nepali leaders want, Nepal can progress in a couple of years, not decades. By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal Finally, the Indian ambassador in Kathmandu last week did what he was primarily supposed to do: promote his country rather than poking his nose into internal affairs of theContinue reading “Nepali Maoists and Bihari Republic”

Fall of Monarchy in Nepal: Seven Years of the Royal Massacre

Remembering the massacre: 19 Jestha 2058 BS [1 June 2001] was when the monarchy was abolished in Nepal. 15 Jestha 2065 only formalized that.by Dinesh Wagle Once upon a time when there was still monarchy in Nepal, some seven years ago to be exact, a horrifying incident happened in Narayanhitti palace in Kathmandu that shockedContinue reading “Fall of Monarchy in Nepal: Seven Years of the Royal Massacre”

People on Streets to Welcome the Declaration of Republic

Update: (21:19 hours) The first meeting of the CA has begun. Soi Dhole Soi, Ganatantra Khoi? Thousands of jubilant people have hit the streets chanting slogans that hail Nepal as a republic country as the Constituent Assembly is about to declare Nepal a republic. People who have gathered in New Baneswor where the first meetingContinue reading “People on Streets to Welcome the Declaration of Republic”

Nepal Awaits To Be the REPUBLIC of Nepal

I am writing these lines on the second hour of the day (that is 28 May 2008) that is expected to be a historic. Nepal, a 240-year-old monarchy, will formally be declared a republic today by the first sitting of the Constituent Assembly. The CA will meet in New Baneshwor’s International Convention Center that hasContinue reading “Nepal Awaits To Be the REPUBLIC of Nepal”