Opinion / Interview

Time to see whether Oli government stands at people’s power (Nepalekhabar special)

Oli after nomination

Kathmandu: The recent undeclared blockade of India is a wake-up call for Nepal to seek alternative for over dependency to India but the leaders and bureaucrats are yet to learn lesson from it. Nepal is currently importing over 70 percent goods from India, which is the major problem for the landlocked country. India has been […]

Dr. Bhattarai’s recent move – attempt to form a New Force or another party (Nepalekhabar analysis)


Kathmandu: Second in command in the Maoist party Dr. Baburam Bhattarai left the party with the objective of forming a new force. The question is whether he is really forming a new force that can work as per the people’s aspiration or is he forming another party in an already crowded political spectrum. It was […]

Prime Minister Oli at the helm amidst a flurry of challenges ahead

Oli after nomination

Pritam Bhattarai / Kathmandu: As CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli was elected the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic Nepal on Sunday, he was greeted with a host of responsibilities including among others of spearheading the nation towards much-needed economic development. The easier it proved for leader Oli to have been elected as PM, […]

Nepalese reel under an economic blockade in a state of denial

People at a queue in petrol station of Kathmandu.

By Manoj Karki : Nepal is gradually running out of essential commodities including fuel as imports from all accessible transit points to the landlocked country have come to a grinding halt. There have been reports of hospitals across the country too running out of stock of their medicines and other goods essential to keep themselves […]

Time to rise against the Nepali Nero (Nepalekhabar special)

Koirala at parliament

Kathmandu: As the festive season is approaching, people are reeling under shortage of goods and fuel due to the blockade imposed by India, but the government does not seem to be doing anything to resolve the issue. Instead the major parties are holding discussion for formation of a new government. Nepali Congress, which considers itself […]

Where to next?


The government and the parties should now work to institutionalise the constitution. Prakash Bhattarai Amid suspicions, contestations, delays and nationwide protests, the second Constituent Assembly (CA) of Nepal finally promulgated the new constitution with a comfortable two-thirds majority and an active participation of the major political parties. The three major parties—Nepali Congress, CPN-UML, and the […]

Constitution of Nepal heralds a fresh beginning

Tika Ram Bhattarai On September 20, Nepal promulgated the new constitution, arguably the most awaited event in the political history of the nation. It was not merely a historic moment, but also a milestone that advances the nation into another era, a revolutionary one. Along with the constitution, the mission of political change has reached […]

The Way Ahead

Mukesh Khanal Not everyone is happy with the new constitution. But even in a democratic process it is not possible to please one and all Here is an indisputable fact we have to live with: The new constitution has been brought into force. Some have lauded it as an accomplishment that every Nepali should be […]

Rebuilding Nepal

SUDEEP SHRESTHA Nepal happens to be one of the least developed countries in the world. Different countries have been helping it in its development endeavour. Therefore, being a layman I always ask the question, where does all the money go? Sometimes we even hear that for the same project different donor agencies are involved resulting […]

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