Time running out for Nepal

Time running out for Nepal By Sudeshna Sarkar, www.reliefweb.int March 23, 2007 Kathmandu (23/03/07) – It was a solemn occasion on Friday at Kathmandu’s Tundikhel park, one of the foremost venues in the Nepalese capital for political meetings and cultural events. Only last week, the ground had seen a colorful display of horsemanship and daredevil […]

Nepal – People Drag Leaders to Democracy

People Drag Leaders to Democracy Analysis by Parbati Nepali, Feb 18 2007 www.ipsnews.net KATHMANDU, Feb 18 (IPS) – Many residents of Nepal’s capital spent their weekend holiday in their vehicles in hours-long queues for petrol, fearing a flare-up of a general strike that closed the main highway in this landlocked country earlier this month, leading […]

Nepal – The Interim Constitution, the Madhesi Turmoil

By Dr Bal Gopal Shrestha – Ending a long uncertainty, Nepal received its interim constitution and a new parliament with the Maoist rebels on 15 January 2007. The old parliament that King Gyanendra was forced to revive on April 2006 has been dissolved. This was a big leap forward in Nepal’s history because it completely […]

Nepal : Madhesi independence and neighbors

Nepal : Madhesi independence and neighbors By Dr. Upendra Gautam January 22, 2007 The political forces, which look splinter and peripheral from Kathmandu, have raised arms for independence of Madhes, the middle flat territory, from the unified Nepal. The most immediate cause of Madhesi (people of the middle flat territory) uprising seems to be the […]

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