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Relations with India: Where Bhutan gains, Nepal has lost: Update No. 112

Note No. 752                                    Dated 20-Nov-2015
 
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
 
If the Prime Minister of a neighbouring country makes an open accusation in his televised address to the nation, then it is something serious and needs to be examined.   In the instant case, Prime Minister K. P. Oli in his address to the nation accused India of imposing a blockade which he described as cruel, inhumane and beyond imagination. 
 

Stalemate in Nepal- India Bashing Continues: Update no. 322

Note No. 751                  Dated 18-Nov-2015
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
One of the well known analysts in Nepal, in writing about the  current situation said that “spewing hate against Madhesis and India will not do.”  This is very true.
 

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.
 

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