Woman working in a nursery in Rupani Municipality in Saptari District

Monthly News Analysis – July 2019

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Summary Federalism and democratization followed by credible transfer of power to the intermediate classes—people who provide support to the political elites in return for privileges and benefits—has helped Nepal attain relative peace and stability. The possibility of political and social stability depends on many factors including the relations between the …

Oli-Dahal discuss

Monthly News Analysis – June 2019

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Summary The US has been tightening its grip in the South Asian region alluring the countries with additional financial assistance. Nepal as a country in South Asian region cannot remain unaffected of the US assertion and has already received a huge commitment under the MCC. However, Nepal should have a …

Trans-Himalayan Connectivity

Xi’s Proposed Blueprint for Nepal-China Relations

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Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Nepal has helped forge a new strategic partnership between Nepal and China. The strategic partnership is based on Xi’s blueprint for bilateral relations and has significant implications for Nepal’s democracy, development, governance and foreign policy. In a signed article published on October 11 in …

Democracy under threat

Democracy under Threat

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On September 24, the ruling party of Nepal, the Nepal Communist Party signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Chinese Communist Party. This agreement is the first such agreement signed between the parties signifying a cementing of “sisterly relations”[1] with one another. The agreement was signed between Madhav …

Ropes

Nepal’s Neutrality Dilemma

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In recent years, Nepal has become strategically significant in the eyes of key global players like China, America, and India. This has been the result of increasing tensions between China and America playing out in a test of the will between the Belt and Road Initiative and the Indo-Pacific Strategy. …