Stories By 'TIKA R PRADHAN'
After widespread criticism of the Media Council Bill from all sections of society, censure has begun to appear from inside the ruling Nepal Communist Party itself.
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When two leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party--Pushpa Kamal Dahal And Ishwar Pokhrel--sparred over ideological issues at a public function last week, many saw it as the beginning of a debate that is likely to heat up over the political line the unified party will follow.
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Civil society members and human rights activists
said on Friday that the government was heading towards authoritarianism, claiming that its recent actions are aimed at curtailing civil liberties, freedom of expression and press freedom.
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The ruling Nepal Communist Party is marking the first anniversary of its merger on Friday, but concerns have grown whether the two leftist forces—the erstwhile CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Centre)—have indeed become one—ideologically.
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On May 9, the Supreme Court had organised a tea reception to mark “Kanoon Diwas”—Law Day. But just after the reception, Chandeswor Shrestha, the newly elected president of Nepal Bar Association, had traded barbs with Ram Prasad Sitaula, who is Bar’s representative to the Judicial Council.
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In 2012, Mohan Baidya and CP Gajurel, veteran leaders of Nepal’s communist movement, left the then Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist).
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