Clearing Fallacies About PN ShahBy Ritu Raj Subedi
Most nations have their founding fathers. The people look upon them with veneration for their far-sighted vision, courage and strategy that they had employed to unifying their nations territorially, politically and culturally. For instance, Sun Yat-sen of China, George Washington of the USA, Otto von Bismarck of Germany, Giuseppe Garibaldi of Italy and Peter the Great of Russia have been revered as founding fathers and the sources of inspiration for their people generat
Why China Is Upset At NCP SplitBy Ritu Raj Subedi
With Nepal plunging into a new round of political crisis, it is back on the geopolitical radar. The sudden dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) and ensuing split in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has astonished both domestic and external observers alike. There is no dearth of people, who see the current turmoil as the fallout of big powers’ rivalry on the Nepali soil. But this line of thought appears defective, and at the same time it also exposes the nation’s eroding sovereignty...
NCP Division A Lethal Blow To Left MovementBy Ritu Raj Subedi
Last Tuesday (December 22) turned out to be a day of tragedy for the Nepali communist movement. The day saw the vertical split of Nepal Communist Party (NCP), sending a shock wave across its leaders, cadres and well-wishers. Created through the unification of two erstwhile parties - CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre - two and a half years ago, the NCP emerged as the largest political force from the historic three-tier elections in 2017. The emergence of NCP and its
Melodramatic Moves Fuel NCP RiftBy Ritu Raj Subedi
AS the country’s executive head, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is now facing triple crises. First and foremost, he is confronting severe leadership challenges from his rival comrades within the ruling party. This serious political trouble is the direct result of failure of collective leadership in the party and entails wider ramification for the country. Second crisis is posed by the opposition Nepali Congress (NC) that has come out of long hibernation, trying to expose the communist government’s...
NC demands immediate withdrawal of constitutional council ordinanceBy Ritu Raj Subedi
A meeting of the NC Parliamentary Party Working Committee held on Friday drew the conclusion that the act of bringing constitutional council related ordinance without calling a parliament session was undemocratic.
Sagarmatha Elevates Nepal-China BonhomieBy Ritu Raj Subedi
This year marks the 65th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Nepal and China. Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, formal functions could not take place to commemorate the occasion. But the government and political parties from th
Is NCP Ready For Leadership Transfer?By Ritu Raj Subedi
The intra-party rift with ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is dramatically heading to a climax. Various bizarre predictions and narratives have been floated to portray the destiny of the largest political force mandated to govern the country with solid majority. The toxic infighting has torn the spirit of party’s unity asunder as manifested in the filthy blame game involving the factional leaders and their loyalists. A powerful faction, led by chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Pracha
Is NCP Headed Toward Division?By Ritu Raj Subedi
The intra-party bickering within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has again taken a nasty turn. It has become a chaotic house marked by rumours, accusations and rebuttal of leaders. The confused party foot soldiers are unable to trace the ideological thread of raging dispute involving the top apparatchiks from rival groups. Lost in the shuffle, they are struggling to know which leaders are right and which are not. But it is obvious the futile internal strife has sent negative message to the...
Driver's assistant killed in road accidentBy Ritu Raj Subedi
A man died in a road accident that took place at Dhara in Chedagad municipality-10 this morning. Ram Bahadur Singh,24, a resident of Kuse rural municipality-6 died in the accident.