Nepal politics

September 19, 2019

Citizenship, Identity and Nepal’s Contested 2015 Constitution

By Nirnaya Bhatta and Maximillian Morch
The 2015 Constitution failed to address the demands of Madhesi and indigenous populations.

September 03, 2019

Popular Support Grows for Indicted Nepali Journalist

By Peter Gill
Rabi Lamichhane’s show confronts corruption; a former employee’s suicide has stirred a firestorm.
March 22, 2018

After the Flood: Nepal’s Slow Recovery

By Peter Gill and Bhola Paswan
Amid decentralization, Nepal has been slow to recover from the devastating 2017 floods.

March 10, 2018

Why Was the Pakistani Prime Minister in Nepal?

By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
Pakistan and Nepal rarely exchange bilateral visits. This trip -- under the gaze of India and China -- has made waves.

March 07, 2018

Nepal’s Leadership in Transition

By Raunab Singh Khatri
With the old guard aging out, it’s time for Nepal to foster a new generation of future leaders.

February 21, 2018

The (Re)Birth of the Nepal Communist Party

By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
Nepal’s Left Alliance takes a step toward formal unification, but is it just a marriage of convenience?
February 09, 2018

Justice Eludes Victims of Nepal’s Civil War

By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
Nepal’s two transitional justice mechanisms have failed to deliver justice to war-era victims.

January 29, 2018

The Rise of Nepal’s Left Alliance

By Peter Gill
From foreign policy to domestic development, how much change will the Left Alliance bring?

December 19, 2017

What Caused the Left Alliance's Landslide Victory in Nepal?

By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
The huge victory was not a surprise for those following Nepali politics.

November 16, 2017

Can Nepal Find Political Stability?

By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
As Nepal gears up for parliamentary elections, its citizens want two things: stability and development.

October 19, 2017

Nepal Set for 3-Way Competition in Upcoming Legislative Elections

By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
A surprise alliance between Nepal's two main communist parties has China excited and India dismayed.
August 22, 2017

Nepal-China-India: Three’s a Crowd?

By Narayani Basu
Time will tell how Kathmandu chooses to navigate strategic waters that have become undoubtedly tricky sailing.

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