Domestic Politics & Governanace




President’s Unconstitutional Move on the...

Date: 2022-10-21 | Posted by: Simran Kharel

The amendment Bill to the Citizenship Act 2006 was first passed by both the houses and was sent on 5...

China Pushes for Communist Coalition in...

Date: 2022-07-15 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

Liu Jianchao, the head of the International Liaison Department of the Chinese Communist Party, visit...

Shrinkflation as the coping mechanism of...

Date: 2022-07-07 | Posted by: Maela Merrer

The world economy is undergoing the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and the war in  

Nepal-China Relations at a Stalemate

Date: 2022-02-24 | Posted by: Shuvangi Poudyal

Chinese investments in Nepal have steadily risen and China has become Nepal’s biggest investment par...

Cracks Begin to Show in US-Nepal Ties

Date: 2022-02-23 | Posted by: Shuvangi Poudyal

The US-China relationship has entered a period of great uncertainty and instability as China has bec...

News Digest: Domestic Politics & Governa...

Date: 2022-02-15 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

The government declared local polls for May 13 to be held in a single phase after a meeting between...

News Digest: Domestic Politics & Governa...

Date: 2022-02-02 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

During a consultation session with constitutional experts and Election Commission officials, governm...

News Digest: Domestic Politics & Governa...

Date: 2022-02-02 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

On January 23, the Deuba government consulted with legal and constitutional experts about the confli...

News Digest: Domestic Politics and Gover...

Date: 2022-01-20 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

On January 18, the ruling alliance held a meeting in order to discuss elections. The Election Commis...

News Digest: Domestic Politics & Governa...

Date: 2022-02-14 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

Sher Bahadur Deuba, on January 8 and 9, nominated 13 party leaders to the central committee. Most...

News Digest: Domestic Politics & Governa...

Date: 2022-02-14 | Posted by: CESIF NepalCESIF Nepal

On December 17, CPN-UML Secretary General Shanker Pokhrel announced that Bhim Rawal, who lost to KP...

December 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politic...

Date: 2023-12-29 | Posted by: Mahesh Kushwaha

Two major scandals surfaced in December; the first involved Axiata’s sale of its 80 percent  eq...

October 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politics...

Date: 2023-10-30 | Posted by: Mahesh Kushwaha

A key feature of October was the political discourse and debates around the perceived political and...

November 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politic...

Date: 2023-11-30 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

In the past month, three major trends in politics were UML’s opposition politics, a political moveme...

September 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politi...

Date: 2023-09-29 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

There are signs of discontent within the ruling coalitions - the opposition faction of the Nepali Co...

August 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politics...

Date: 2023-08-31 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

In the month of August, the government continued its anti-corruption drive and the Nepal Police reco...

July 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politics an...

Date: 2023-07-31 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

The CPN-UML obstructed the house twice in the month of July – first against PM Dahal’s statement tha...

June 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politics &...

Date: 2023-06-30 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal (Prachanda) visited India as his inaugural foreign visit from 31

May 2023 Analysis - Domestic Politics &...

Date: 2023-05-31 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

The month of May saw the arrest of two former ministers, Mr. Bal Krishna Khand from the Nepali Congr...

April 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politics &...

Date: 2023-04-30 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

The by-election for three vacant seats of the House of Representatives (HoR) was held on 23rd April....

March 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politics &...

Date: 2023-03-30 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

Throughout the month of March, political parties got occupied with affairs of coalition. With a majo...

February 2023 Analysis - Domestic Politi...

Date: 2023-02-28 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

The ruling coalition of the CPN (Maoist Center) and the CPN-UML and four other parties collapsed hav...

January 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politics...

Date: 2023-01-30 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

On 10 January, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal (Prachanda) secured a vote of confidence at the Hou...

December 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politic...

Date: 2022-12-30 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

Throughout the month of December, the political parties were occupied with attempts at forming a new...

November 2022 Analysis - Domestic Politi...

Date: 2022-11-15 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

This November, both federal and provincial elections were held in a single phase. While no part...

October 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politics...

Date: 2022-10-20 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

As federal and provincial polls are nearby, the month of October saw some dramatic developments – Ja...

September 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politi...

Date: 2022-10-20 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

Throughout the month of September, the five-party ruling alliance struggled to reach a consensus on...

August 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politics...

Date: 2022-10-18 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

This month, the government announced federal and provincial elections for November 20, 2022. The rul...

July 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politics an...

Date: 2022-10-17 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

The possibilities of realignment in the coalition for the upcoming federal and provincial elections...

June 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politics an...

Date: 2022-07-12 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

The Commanding General of the US Army Pacific Charles A. Flynn in his meetings with Prime Minister S...

May 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politics and...

Date: 2022-07-07 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

The second-ever local poll since Nepal’s transition into a federal republic with three tiers of gove...

April 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politics a...

Date: 2022-05-26 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

The upcoming local polls and coalition talks made headlines throughout the month of April. Almost al...

March 2022 Analysis - Domestic Politics...

Date: 2022-03-30 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

The month of March turned out to be just another month with the never-ending political crisis. The w...

February 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politic...

Date: 2022-04-11 | Posted by: Ajaya Bhadra Khanal

In the federal front, the provincial governments completed the 4th year of their establishment in Fe...

January 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politics...

Date: 2022-02-24 | Posted by: Shaleen Shah

In the front of Federal affairs, after a prolonged struggle, Province 2 has finally endorsed provinc...

2021 Annual Analysis: Domestic Politics...

Date: 2022-02-09 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

November 2021 Analysis: Domestic Politic...

Date: 2021-12-14 | Posted by: Shaleen Shah

The month of November saw the general convention of CPN UML, where K.P Sharma Oli was elected as par...

October 2021 Analysis: Domestic Politics...

Date: 2021-11-15 | Posted by: Shaleen Shah

The month of October was marked by cabinet expansion and CPN-UML’s statute conventions. Other remark...

September 2021 Analysis: Domestic Politi...

Date: 2021-10-11 | Posted by: Shaleen Shah

A controversial ordinance related to the Political Parties Act facilitated party splits of CPN-UML a...

August 2021 Analysis: Domestic Politics...

Date: 2021-09-20 | Posted by: Shaleen Shah

On August 18, 2021, President Bidya Devi Bhandari under the recommendation of the Sher Bahadur Deuba...

July 2021 Analysis: Domestic Politics an...

Date: 2021-08-17

The month of July saw a historic impression to the constitution and democratic system of Nepal.

June 2021 Analysis: Domestic Politics an...

Date: 2021-07-13 | Posted by: Mahesh Kumar Kushwaha

As the Supreme Court verdict on PM Oli’s May 22 House dissolution nears, politics within the CPN-UML...