gender equality

News Digest (June 21 – June 24, 2020)

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Domestic Politics Nepal Communist Party (NCP): The long-due Standing Committee meeting of the NCP kicked off on June 24, 2020.[1] The main agenda of the meeting is the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and the government’s performance.[2] Nepali Congress (NC): The opposition Nepali Congress—led by Balkrishna Khand, Pushpa Bhusal and Gagan …

Life struggles

News Digest (May 28 – June 3, 2020)

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Amidst the rising number of COVID-19 cases, Nepal witnessed two cases of caste-based violence taking lives of at least seven individuals.

COVID-19

News Digest (May 7 – May 13, 2020)

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Domestic Politics Nepal Communist Party: After Prime Minister Oli stormed out of the party secretariat meeting following a disagreement, the much-asked-for standing committee meeting seemed uncertain.[1] This suggested that NCP’s debate resurfaced after Oli showed his intention to postpone the meeting.[2] Standing Committee Meeting: Despite the uncertainty over NCP’s standing …

COVID-19

News Digest (April 23 – April 29, 2020)

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Domestic Politics Nepal Communist Party & the Ordinance Controversy: In a precautionary move, Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJP-N) and Samajwadi Forum Nepal (SFN) agreed to unite and form a new Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP). Top leaders from both parties met late at night on April 22, 2020, and decided to …

Wear masks

News Digest (April 9 – April 15, 2020)

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Domestic Politics Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and the Government: In a cabinet meeting on April 14, 2020, the government decided to extend the ongoing national lockdown until April 27.[1] NCP co-chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal stressed the need to form a strong mechanism, consisting of members from all parties, to fight …