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by Kanak Mani Dixit A public interest litigation was filed on 28 May 2011 before the Supreme Court of Nepal against the appointment of Agni Sapkota to the post of Minister of Information and Communication. Mr. Sapkota remains at large despite being charged with homicide in Kavre District. Following the writ petition, a single bench
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न्यायको खोजीमा पूर्णिमाया Tuesday, 07 June 2011 12:44 कनकमणि दीक्षित ज्यान मुद्दाका सन्दर्भमा प्रहरीबाट फरार व्यक्ति अग्नि सापकोटालाई मन्त्री बनाइएविरुद्ध सर्वोच्च अदालतमा एउटा सार्वजनिक सरोकारको मुद्दा (पिआइएल) दायर भएको छ। प्रधानन्यायाधीश खिलराज रेग्मीको एकल इजलासले कारण देखाऊ आदेशसँगै प्रतिवादी सरकारलगायत सापकोटा पक्षलाई अदालतमा सुनुवाइका लागि बोलाएको छ। एनेकपा (माओवादी) आफ्नो कानुनी शक्ति प्रदर्शन गरी यो
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30 May, Kathmandu: After a hearing today, Supreme Court Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi has set a hearing for 5 June to consider arguments as to why Minister for Information and Communications Agni Sapkota should not be suspended from his high office. The decision by the single bench was in response to a public interest
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From Republica Daily (12 May, 2011) The unyielding Maoist agenda to destroy the values of democracy and due process in Nepal seems to have achieved yet another success with the expansion of the Jhala Nath Khanal cabinet on May 4 in which the prime minister handed over the Home Ministry to the UCPN (Maoist) party
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Article One Krishna’s call (Suhas Chakma on The Kathmandu Post, 20 April 2011) India’s Foreign Minister SM Krishna is visiting Nepal from April 20-22. Considering that the deadline for the constitution is on May 28, Krishna has quite a difficult task ahead. Officially, India denies any interference in the internal affairs of Nepal but in
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From The Kathmandu Post (25 April, 2011) In responding to Suhas Chakma’s opinion article (“Krishna’s call,” April 20, Page 6), an initial clarification: that it is quite appropriate for a non-Nepali to comment on the political affairs of Nepal. Especially when universal values such as non-violence, human rights and pluralism are concerned, there can be
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कान्तिपुर दैनिक (१८ चैत्र, २०६७) बाट वर्तमान वसन्तभरिमा मुलुकको आउँदो दशकको यात्रा तय हुनेछ । या त लोकतान्त्रिक परिपाटी अँगाल्दै समाज आर्थिक उन्नतितर्फ लाग्नेछ या त निरङ्कुशताको जालोमा फेरि अल्मलिएर अरू केही वर्ष जनताको आशा र आकाङ्क्षा थाती रहनेछन् । शान्ति प्रक्रियाको सफल टुङ्गो नलागेसम्म लोकतान्त्रिक संविधान बन्ने सम्भावना रहँदैन । लोकतान्त्रिक संविधान नबनेसम्म राजनीतिक
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Nepal stands at a crossroad between the Maoist momentum and a democratic constitution. By Kanak Mani Dixit Spring, the season of political upheaval in Nepal, began with the elevation of the left-liberal CPN (UML) party’s Jhalanath Khanal to prime minister. While ending a seven month deadlock in government formation, however, Khanal’s election was built on
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नागरिक दैनिक (२४ माघ, २०६७) बाट नेकपा (एमाले) अध्यक्ष झलनाथ खनालले माघ २० मा पुष्पकमल दाहालसँग गरेको सातबुँदे सहमति भनी प्रकाशमा आएका बुँदा र बेहोरा अन्तिम र सत्य हो भने शान्तिप्रक्रियामाथि यो अत्यन्तै ठूलो विश्वासघात हो। साथसाथै नेकपा (एमाले) लाई कमजोर तुल्याउँदै नेपाली वाम राजनीतिको माओवादीकरणतर्फको यात्राको आरम्भ पनि हो। लोकतन्त्रवादीहरूबाट यसको दह्रो प्रतिवाद भएन
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