News February 2019

News Digest (February 15-21, 2020)

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DOMESTIC POLITICS NCP & the Government: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, on February 16, said that several conspiracies are being made to defame his government, expressing paranoia over his government’s future.[1] On February 17, he praised his ‘extraordinarily performing’ governments saying that his government is leading the country towards ‘modernity, …

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The De-democratization of Nepal

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The Prime Minister’s speech on Constitution Day highlighted several challenges to Nepal’s democratic transition. As the President made her way to Tundikhel on Friday, motorists caught in traffic honked in protest. People who wanted to observe the pomp in Tundikhel were kept outside by opaque zinc barriers. Madhesis, women and …