October 29, 2021
Nepal’s System, Not Just the Chief Justice, Is on Trial
By Santosh Sharma Poudel
The controversy involving Chief Justice Rana lays bare the politicization of the Nepali judiciary.
July 13, 2021
Nepal’s Supreme Court Reinstates Dissolved Lower House
By Binaj Gurubacharya
The order removes Prime Minister K.P. Oli, who had been running a caretaker government until planned elections.
June 29, 2021
Nepal’s Supreme Court Flexes Its Muscles
By Sambridh Ghimire
Institutional confrontation is heating up in Nepal, against the backdrop of an ongoing political crisis.
February 25, 2021
After Supreme Court Ruling, Thousands Celebrate Reinstatement of Nepal’s Parliament
By Associated Press
The prime minister’s decision to dissolve the legislature has been overturned by the court after months of mass protests.
February 06, 2021
Nepal’s Democracy in Crisis
By Peter Gill
With the prime minister's unilateral move to dissolve Parliament last December, Nepal was thrown into political chaos - with its democracy hanging in the balance.