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Nepal: Election Eve for Constituent Assembly II: Update No. 286

Note No. 701    Dated 14-Nov-2013

By Dr. S.Chandasekharan

It looks that after many hiccups and doubts of conducting the poll as recently as a fortnight ago, elections to the Constituent Assembly II will take place on November 19.

Nepal: November 19 Elections should be gone through: Update No. 283

Note No: 691                     Dated 25-July-2013
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
With the elections coming within the next four months, doubts are being raised even now whether it could be held on the 19th November as decided by the government and the Election Commission.
 

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: 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.

Nepal: President Gives up the Deadlines: Update No. 275

Note No. 673                                          Dated 18-Nov-2013 

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan.

Having realised the futility of issuing deadlines and making himself a laughing stock, President Yadav gave up finally, after his deadlines were ignored repeatedly by the political parties although he is still seeking a consensus from them on the future course of action!

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