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Nepal: Terai Erupts Again: Update No. 328

Note No. 760                                 Dated 28-Jan-2016
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
Protests erupted again after a lull in many of the districts of Terai ( Madhes).    
 
Firing incident at Rangeli Bazar in Morang District:
 

Nepal: Mainstream Parties Should give up their arrogance and find a solution: Update no. 326

Note No. 757                                                    Dated 7-Jan-2016

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

Disturbing news continue to come from Nepal.  The Ruling Parties are taking  their own time to file the constitutional amendments.  The Madhesi groups having rejected the amendments are also prolonging  their agitation. 

Maldives: Turbulence Ahead: India to watch out

Paper No. 5875                              Dated 21-Feb-2015

By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan

Political turbulence has again started in Maldives - a situation reminiscent of 2012 when former president Nasheed was coerced to resign from his post. 

The opposition parties mainly the MDP and the Jumhooree have joined together to start a movement called “save the constitution” and Male is witnessing night marches and protests for the last few days again reminiscent of the 2012 days.

Nepal: Who is Interested in a New Constitution within the dead line? Update No.298

Note No. 722                    Dated 24-Jul-2014

By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan.

The Question is- Is anyone in Nepal really bothered about getting the new constitution in time?

Nepal: Koirala Government Moving Slowly and not Steadily! - Update No. 295

Note No. 714                                         Dated 18-Apr-2014
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
It is generally agreed that the main task of the present Koirala government should be to get on with constitution making within one year. This urgency has been reflected in almost all the manifestos of the parties during the November elections and continued to be mouthed now and then.  But the ground realities appear to be different!
 

Nepal: Nepali Congress and UML Should Shed their Mutual distrust: Update No.293

Note No: 712           Dated 12-Mar-2014

By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan

It does not need a rocket scientist to assess that a working and a sincere alliance between the two major parties- the Nepali Congress and the UML is a must for the promulgation of a new constitution and for ensuring suitable atmosphere for constitution writing. The primary task of the government is to get the new draft ready and get it promulgated withing one year as was promised.

Nepal: Sushil Koirala takes over as Prime Minister: Update No. 292

Note No. 709                                         Dated 14-Feb- 2014
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
After failing to work out a consensus among the parties, the two major parties- the Nepali Congress and the UML with a few fringe parties, elected the veteran Nepali Congress Parliamentary leader Sushil Koirala as the 37th Prime Minister with 405 votes for and 148 members against in the election conducted on the 10th of February.
 
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