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News Digest (July 22-28, 2019)

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The Ruling Party Opposition Politics Security and Strategic Affairs International Relations Gender and Social Inclusion Provincial Affairs Economic Development and Governance The Ruling Party NCP         The ruling party announced the district in-charge and sub-in-charge. The party’s topmost leaders, however, misused power and appointed their closet ones and not included many …

Federal Government – Employee Deployment

PEACE BY PEACEFUL MEANS

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Conflict and revolution have become a culture of the country. Be it chanting slogans against Panchayat system in 1990, or suffering armed conflict for a decade starting 1996, the Madhesh Movement, the Tharuhat movement and the like. However, the warring parties have always reached a negotiated settlement. The Maoists, as …

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They are citizens too

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Nepali mothers should be able to pass citizenship on to their children via their name. The idea of citizenship has never been the same, even during the early Roman period. Aristotle, the most prominent philosopher of all time, has written in his book entitled Politics Book III, “Whoever is entitled …

Lost in the Course of Federalism

News Digest May 22-31, 2019

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Domestic Politics Ruling Party and the Government Former PM and Nepal Communist Party leader Jhalanath Khanal said that there is a need for amendment in the Constitution with regards to parliamentary and election system.[1] Prime Minister Oli said that there is a single Government in the country of which the …

News February 2019

News Digest May 15-21, 2019

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Government and the Ruling Party Bills and Parliamentary Affairs The government registered the Environment Protection Bill in the Federal Parliament with new provisions on carbon trading, reducing adverse impacts of pollution especially from vehicles, machine, equipment, industries, hotels and restaurants and pollution control measures during mountaineering, trekking, and sightseeing. [1] …

Two Third Majority

Power and Exclusion

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Exclusion and categorical inequality have persisted in Nepal despite attempts at inclusive reforms after the 2006 regime change (Mallik, 2013; GoN & UNDP, 2014). Human Development Index as well as levels of income show a clear association between inequality and collective identity based on caste and ethnicity (GoN & UNDP, …

Lost in the Course of Federalism

Lost in the Course of Federalism

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Amidst several initiations on infrastructure development, the government still ignores the principles of federalism manifested in the constitution. Recently proposed bills on civil servant adjustments, health, education, and peace and security are against the directives of the constitution regarding federalism. The constitution allows the provincial governments to administer their own …

Federal Government – Employee Deployment

Federal Government – Employee Deployment

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Nepal is in its current phase of implementing federalism. The federal government does not have much interest to deploy bureaucrats in provincial and local level. The recent data shows that the demand of the employees do not meet the supply made by government in provincial and local government. Maximum numbers …