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Nepal: Five Months of Oli’s Rule: A Disappointment?

Paper No. 6402                      Dated 4-Aug-2018
By Dr.  S. Chandrasekharan

Nepal: The New Communist Party of Nepal: Update No 365

Note No. 801                           Dated 22-May-2018
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan.
On 17th of May, the Chiefs of UML and Maoists Centre, Nepal announced the merger of their two parties and the formation of a new party- called Communist Party of Nepal. The day also marked the 25th anniversary of late Madan Bhandari of UML who died in a car accident though many still believe that he died under suspicious circumstances.
 

Nepal: Delaying Tactics of Deuba: Unjustified- Update No. 358

Note No. 794                                     Dated 12-Jan-2018
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
It is more than a month since the elections under the new constitution took place.  Still, there appears to be no immediate chance of the new government being formed.  It may take another month or even more and as one commentator said that perhaps it may need a third Andolan to get a federal government in place!  
 

Nepal: Political Earth Quake- Nepali Congress Shocked and Surprised- Update No. 352

Note No. 787                                      Dated 10-Oct-2017

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

On 3rd October, 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 happened despite the fact that Dahal’s Maoist Centre continued to be a coalition partner of the present government led by the Nepali Congress.

Nepal: Deuba Takes over as 40th Prime Minister Update No. 350

Note No. 785      Dated  27-June-2017
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
Sher Bahadur Deuba of Nepali Congress took over as 40th Prime Minister on 6th June on the basis of an understanding with former PM Dahal who resigned after the first phase of the Local Body Elections.
 

Nepal: Impeachment of CIAA Chief: UML has the Last Laugh: Update No. 339

Note No. 773                                   Dated 02-Nov-2016

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

Riding on a popular wave of nationalism and anti Indianism, the UML led by K. P. Oli appears to be calling the shots.  They have the numbers and no amendment to the Constitution is possible without their support.

Nepal: Oli Resigns: Dahal of CPN- MC Poised to Take Over- Update No. 336

Note No. 769                                    Date 04 Aug-2016
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
Maoist Chief Dahal is poised to take over as Prime Minister in place of Oli.  Till the time of writing no other leader has registered for election to the post of Prime Minister, though there were reports from the valley that the former Speaker Nembang may be put up as a candidate from the UML.
 
Oli Resigns:
 

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