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Nepal: Election Date Announced: But doubts still Remain: Update No. 282

Note No. 689                       Dated 8-July-2013
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
On 13th of June, after nearly a hundred days of being in office and after many hiccups the government finally announced November 19 as the date for holding fresh CA elections.  It is still not decided whether it will be a one day affair, but most likely it will be spread over a few days.

NEPAL: Who Needs Elections? Update No. 281

Note No. 684        Dated 11-June-2013

By Dr.S.Chandrasekharan.

It is more than one year now since the last CA was disbanded and yet  no new constitution is in place.  Will it be possible to complete the constitution at least in the next one year?  It looks very doubtful now.  But why? 

Nepal: Elections by June Unlikely: Update No. 280


Note No. 682                                  Dated 13-May-2013

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

It is almost impossible for  the newly appointed CEC Neelkanth Uprety to conduct the CA Elections before June end this year.  For this, the reasons are many but the primary reason is the lack of sincerity and cooperation from the political parties, particularly the four major ones.

Nepal: Despite Heavy odds, Interim Election Government Starts Functioning: Update No.279

Note No. 680                            Dated 20-Mar-2013

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan.

The Interim Election Government with eleven ex- bureaucrats under the chairmanship of Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi started functioning in right earnest from 15th March.

Nepal: Gets an “Interim Election Government” under the Chief Justice: Update No. 278

Note No. 679                                  Dated 14-Mar-2013

By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan.

When it almost looked impossible to conduct the elections this summer, the four major political parties agreed finally to form an "interim Government" under the chairmanship of Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi to have the elections on June 21 this year.

Nepal: Inching Towards an Agreement for CA Elections: Update No. 277

Note No. 676                                         Dated 25-Feb-2013

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan.

It looked as if the major political parties having realised the urgency of holding the CA elections before mid June, had come to an agreement to have a "non partisan" government immediately under the Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi.

Nepal: Maoists Suggest a Neutral Government under the Chief Justice: Update No. 276

Note No. 674                 Dated 12-Feb-2013

By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan.

Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai met President Yadav on 10 Feb 2013 and told him that since the political parties failed to forge a consensus for leading the government to conduct the elections, his party has floated the proposal to form a government under the leadership of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Khil Raj Regmi.


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