Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s second inning as prime minister got off to a rocky start. He had become prime minister with the support of Nepali Congress on August 4, 2016, after his immediate predecessor as PM, KP Sharma Oli, was deemed unwilling to amend the constitution to the liking of the protesting Madhesi parties.
Part of the charm of climbing Mount Everest has always been the danger associated with the herculean endeavor. With plenty of steep slopes and deep gorges, and the always imminent likelihood of unplanned snow storms, there is always an element of risk.
Both the Supreme Court and the National Human Rights Commission have unambiguously said, and repeatedly, that the government cannot withdraw criminal charges against those accused of serious human rights violations
Forecasts about the economy should always be taken with a pinch (or two) of salt. Nonetheless, it is hard not to be optimistic when credible international institutions repeatedly increase the country’s growth forecast.
Every way you look at it, Sunday will be a historic day in the annals of Nepali democracy. Local level election is being held in Nepal after a gap of 20 years and in the first phase on May 14, up to five million eligible voters will go to the 6,642 polling booths spread across three federal provinces.