Neighbourhood Studies
PM Manmohan Singh’s Forthcoming Visit to Nepal: The Nepalese Context

Background As per the media report, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to make official visit to Nepal towards the last week of this month in March, 2012. Expectations are that this high level visit to Nepal by the Indian leader

Dr Baburam Bhattarai's India Visit

An evaluation of the visit to India, from October 20 to October 23, of Nepal’s Prime Minister, Dr Baburam Bhattarai, must take into account not only what he and the Indian side have been projecting but equally of what was done and how it was done.

Nepal gets its 4th Prime Minister in 3 years

Following the resignation of NCP-UML Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal the Constituent Assembly (CA) met in Kathmandu on October 28, 2011 and elected Maoist leader Dr. Baburam Bhattarai as the 4th Prime Minister since 2008 when the country was declare

Is Nepal Any Closer To Resolution of The Political Impasse?

On May 28, 2011 when the extended term of the Constituent Assembly was due to expire, almost everyone had given up hopes of averting a constitutional crisis that would have followed. But in typical Nepali way, the political parties, with some help fr

Has Nepal Found The Answer?

More than eight months after the resignation of CPN (UML) leader Madhav Kumar Nepal as Prime Minister of the country and after 16 failed attempts finally, on February 3, 2011, UML Chairman Jhalnath Khanal was elected the new Prime Minister, defeating

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