Kosi now, Kathmandu next?

Will Pushpa Kamal Dahal keep his promise to hand over prime ministership to Sher Bahadur Deuba, or will he do an Oli?


Even by the standards set by Nepal’s flip-flopping politicians, Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s sudden U-turn is remarkable

Shristi Karki

Super-hit, or super-flop?

Prime Minister Dahal’s visit to India not received well in Nepal

An unceremonious President

The election of president should not involve such wheeling-dealing, in the spirit of inclusion it is the turn of a respected Janjati or Dalit candidate.

Nepal's political economy

The new government's biggest challenge is to save Nepal's economy (and itself) from collapse.

Oli-Dahal political déjà vu

On Sunday, Maoist Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal was appointed Nepal’s Prime Minister by President Bidya Devi Bhandari with support from the UML, effectively putting...

Geopolitical tug-o-war over Nepal

Barely days after Pushpa Kamal Dahal met the visiting head of the International Liaison Department of the Communist Party of China, Liu...

13 February

This week it will be 26 years since the Maoists took up arms against the state, and 16 years since the war...

Nepal House speaker embroiled in MCC row

A civil society group has urged Nepal’s political parties to take action against House Speaker Agni Sapkota, who they say has continuously violated the...

Maoists backpedal on MCC letter

Pushpa Kamal Dahal usually gets favourable coverage in Nepal’s mainstream media. Which is why he must have been shocked when he woke...

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