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 …

Constitution and Madhesh Movement

संविधान र मधेश आन्दोलन

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संविधान जनताहरुको साझा दास्तावेज हो । संविधान सबैलाई समान अधिकार, पहिचान, शक्ति, र समान रुपमा बाँच्न दिने र सिकाउने कानुनी कडी हो१ । वर्तमान संविधानमा केही विरोधाभासका आवास सुनिएका र देखिएका छन् । मुख्यतया मधेशी केन्द्रित जनतामाझ उनीहरुको बुझाईमा संविधानले अधिकारमा तल पारियो भने छ । मधेशसंगको सम्झौता बारम्बार कागजमा …

Corruption

Reversal of Democratic Thrust

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The government is de-democratising the security sector and weakening democratic oversight of the security forces When Pushpa Kamal Dahal became the prime minister in 2008, the Maoists began to call for a new national security policy. While the idea of ‘national unity’ was designed to reconcile and control the Maoists’ …

Federal Government – Employee Deployment

Political Parties (March 1-7, 2019)

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This week the ruling government party-NCP lost the veteran leader Bharat Mohan Adhikari and the youth leader Rabindra Adhikari. NCP will always remember them and the role they played in the party mechanism and development. The party will miss the extraordinary performance of late leaders and their role in the …

Democracy and Federalism

Democracy and Federalism (February 10 to 15, 2019)

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Bill on civil servants transfer against federalism, say lawmakers Recently proposed bill on civil servants adjustment has been opposed by both ruling and opposition parties in the parliament. The bill registered today at the Federal Parliament Secretariat, by the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration states that chief secretaries …