November 18, 2022
Ahead of Nepal’s Election, Many Decry the Lack of Choice
By Pratistha Rijal
The nomination of veteran candidates and their patrons comes at the cost of historically underrepresented and marginalized groups – including women.
October 10, 2022
It’s Election Season in Nepal Again
By Santosh Sharma Poudel
Parties have come together in pre-election alliances, but will these alliances hold after the results are announced?
April 01, 2021
What Explains Nepal’s Perennial Instability?
By Peter Gill
Decisive election results in 2017 raised hopes that Nepal would finally see a government finish its term. That looks like a distant dream today.
November 06, 2020
Nepal’s Government is Curtailing the Public’s Ability to Protest Peacefully
By Suraj Ray
Nepal's government has restricted public assembly at a key location in Kathmandu using the ongoing pandemic as an excuse.
September 08, 2020
Can Nepal’s Army Become a Threat to Its Democracy?
By Sushav Niraula
Nepal’s army has expanded its commercial interests while democratic governments have foundered on many fronts. That could be a problem for the country.
June 14, 2019
11 Years on, Has Nepal’s Republic Succeeded?
By Peter Gill
Pessimism about Nepal’s politics is common, despite significant changes since the declaration of the republic in 2008.
March 04, 2017
Local Elections: The Coming Test for Nepal's Constitution
By Stephen Groves
Nepal holds local elections for the first time in two decades.
July 28, 2016
Nepali Premier KP Oli’s Comeuppance
By K.S. Venkatachalam
The downfall of Nepal's prime minister can be traced to three factors.