Stories By 'Ajaya Bhadra Khanal'
The Nepali populace is impatient to embark on the path to prosperity. The next logical step would be to hold a round of elections at three different levels and focus on economic development.
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As Nepal’s economic prospects expand, who benefits and how will depend on the success of its democratic system
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As final negotiations take place among the mainstream parties over the current political deadlock, considerable challenges remain ahead for Nepali politics.
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Recently, one of the most powerful leaders of the CPN-UML, Bam Dev Gautam, said federalism was a poison that was driving the country towards conflict and that the moves by the government to amend the constitution were anti-national.
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Current stalemate is leading to a polarisation of politics, with Madhesi parties at one extreme and UML at another
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The Cabinet’s decision to grant Rs5 million to Sujata Koirala, perhaps one of the richest persons in Nepal, highlights the malaise in Nepali society: the role of pahunch (access) in subverting the principles of governance.
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