Street politics

Anti-establishmentarians take to the streets hoping to tap on discontent among Nepalis

Shristi Karki

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?

The gentleman of Nepal's politics is gone

Subhas Chandra Nembang perfected moderate politics and his credo of consensus, cooperation, and communication extended beyond politics

Nepal poll results signal upset

As the results of Sunday’s federal and provincial elections trickle in, there are signs that Nepal’s voters have made their dissatisfaction with the country’s...

Pradip Giri, the passing of an iconoclast

When we went to see him in his hospital bed last week, Pradip Giri was unconscious. It looked like this great man,...

Turning a new leaf in 2079

 Some members of the ruling coalition are still trying to postpone local elections slated for 13 May citing the country’s economic crisis, but preparations...

Clean up elections to clean up politics

On 26 January, Nepal will elect 20 members to the National Assembly to replace those  retiring from the Upper House following the...

Shristi Karki

‘Tis the season of conventions in Nepal

After Nepal’s three major political parties held long overdue party conventions,  it was the turn this week of the Communist Party of Nepal...

Shristi Karki

China lobbying against MCC

A $500 million American grant to upgrade Nepal’s infrastructure appears at first glance to be delayed because of domestic politics. But the real reason...

All eyes on 2023

If it was clear that the UML convention last month was actually the party’s first election rally, it is even more evident...

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