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News Nepal » Politics: Nepal Set for 3-Way Competition in Upcoming Legislative Elections

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2017/10/nepal-set-for-3-way-competition-in-upcoming-legislative-elections/
Publication date: hursday 19 October 2017

There are geopolitical dimensions to the new political alignments in Nepal. Last year, Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, commonly known as Prachanda, became prime minister after allying with the NC to topple the government led by UML Chairman K.P. Oli.

News Nepal » Politics: Nepal Political Earthquake: Congress Shocked And Surprised – Analysis

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/12102017-nepal-political-earthquake-congress-shocked-and-surprised-analysis/
Publication date: Wednesday 11 October 2017

On October 3, the three leftist parties, the UML, Maoist Centre led by Dahal and the Naya Shakti led by Baburam Bhattarai agreed to contest the next two tier elections under the same political banner and eventually form a single communist party. This ...

News Nepal » Politics: Is Nepal headed towards a communist state?

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/blogs/asia/2017/10/nepal-headed-communist-state-171014095129113.html
Publication date: Saturday 14 October 2017

As Nepal woke up this month from the slumber of Dashain holidays, a political bombshell sent alarm bells ringing across the country. Nepal's communist parties announced that they were forming a pan-leftist alliance, a combined communist force that would ...

News Nepal » Politics: Political puzzle

News channel or source: http://www.nepalitimes.com/blogs/thebrief/2017/10/19/political-puzzle/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 October 2017

Forging electoral alliances in Nepal is getting to be far more difficult than solving a Rubik’s Cube. While most people are immersed in Tihar-Chhat festivities, political leaders have had to stay up late at night to finalise candidates for Provincial and ...

News Nepal » Politics: Nepal takes central role in China-India gold smuggling

News channel or source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/Economy/Nepal-takes-central-role-in-China-India-gold-smuggling
Publication date: Sunday 15 October 2017

Nepal's political instability -- 10 governments have ruled the country in the last 10 years -- and deep-rooted corruption have contributed to an unprecedented level of financial crime. "We now know that appointments of police chiefs or heads of Customs are ...

News Nepal » Politics: Political Tremors in Nepal

News channel or source: http://www.asiantribune.com/node/91084
Publication date: Wednesday 11 October 2017

Maoist supremo, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, known as Prachanda, has stunned political observers with his decision with less than a month for heralding election season; polls for the National Parliament and Provincial Assemblies are scheduled for 26th Nov and 7th ...

News Nepal » Politics: Nepal at the edge of political uncertainty again

News channel or source: http://www.ft.lk/columns/Nepal-at-the-edge-of-political-uncertainty-again/4-641549
Publication date: Friday 13 October 2017

With Parliamentary elections due on 26November, and the present Parliament ceasing to exist on 22October, Nepal is again standing on the edge of political uncertainty if not a political crisis. While a change of Government due to an election is only to be ...

News Nepal » Politics: 'My dream is coming true': the Nepalese woman who rose from slavery to politics

News channel or source: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2017/oct/18/i-lived-in-fear-nepalese-official-sold-as-a-slave-at-10-years-old-domestic-worker
Publication date: uesday 17 October 2017

Today, Chhaudry’s life could not be more different. Freed from slavery a few years ago by a supreme court decree, she was recently elected as an official in Nepal’s first local elections in 20 years. It’s an incredible feat, given the country’s ...

News Nepal » Politics: Former Nepal PM Prachanda's Maoist party to quit Deuba government: Report

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/pti-news/2017/oct/17/former-nepal-pm-prachandas-maoist-party-to-quit-deuba-government-report-1676394.html
Publication date: onday 16 October 2017

The Maoists have dominated Nepal's politics for more than 20 years after waging a decade-long insurgency against government forces that claimed more than 16,000 lives. The civil war ended in Nepal in 2006 and Maoist leader Prachanda became the country's ...

News Nepal » Politics: The alliance politics: A new twist in Nepal politics

News channel or source: http://www.orfonline.org/expert-speaks/the-alliance-politics-a-new-twist-in-nepal-politics/
Publication date: Friday 13 October 2017

Political development in Nepal took a new turn after the Communist Party of Nepal – Unified Marxist-Leninist (CPN-UML) -- formed an alliance with the Communist Party of Nepal – Maoist Centre (CPN-MC) and the Naya Shakti Party, Nepal on October 4, 2017.