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Nepal: A Messy Situation- Update No. 321

Note No. 750       Dated 4-Nov-2015
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
It is a pity that the situation in south Nepal ( Madhes) is getting more and more messy  with no prospect of an early solution. 49 people have so far been killed and another 729 have been injured of whom some are in a critical condition.  
 

Nepal: Oli Takes over as Prime Minister: Update No. 320

Note No. 749                                                Dated 19-Oct-2015
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli (K.P.Oli) achieved his dream of becoming the 38 th Prime Minister of Nepal on 12th October after winning with a majority of 338 votes against a total of 587 members.
 
Oli was not a “Consensus Candidate”:
 

Post Constitution Nepal: The Crisis and how to overcome it

Paper No. 6018                                 Dated 6-Oct-2015
 
Guest Column by Bal Krishna Jha
 
Eventually, on 20th September, 2015, amidst scores of protests and curfews, the Constituent Assembly (CA) in Kathmandu promulgated the constitution of Nepal.
 

Nepal: Protests Against the New Constitution: Indo-Nepal Relations taking a nose dive- Update No. 319:

Note No. 748                         Dated 1-Oct-2015
 
by Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
 
It is a pity that the agitation by the Terai-Madhes groups has finally resulted in India-Nepal Relations taking a nose dive, thanks to messy handling from both sides.
 

Nepal: A Nation Divided By a New Constitution: Update No. 318

Note No. 747                     Dated 25-Sept-2015
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
At last, the Koirala Government appears to have realised the seriousness of the situation.  The top three leaders who in the words of their own Baburam Bhattarai had transformed themselves into a “ruling class” met at Baluwatar yesterday and decided to withdraw the army to its barracks, provided the protests are peaceful.
 

Nepal: New Constitution Promulgated: What Next? Update No. 317

Note No. 746                               Dated 21-Sep-2015
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
As scheduled, President Ram Baran Yadav formally and officially promulgated the new constitution on 20 September, 2015.  
 

Nepal: Moving Ahead with Constitution Making Amidst Violence: Update No. 316

Note No. 745                                    Dated 15-Sep-2015
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
Amidst intensified violence in the Terai- Madhes, with the continuing crackdown by Police and mobilization by the Army, the Constituent Assembly  has begun voting on the various clauses of the new constitution.  This followed the decision of the three top political parties- the Nepali Congress, the UML and the Maoists- UCPN (M) to go ahead despite the protests.
 

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