Posted in Maoist Revisiting

Revisiting ‘Uma’–a Maoist combatant’s story

Looking back at the 2013 film, it remains a triumph. But could it have done more? Read the full story…

Posted in Bam Dev Gautam Banner communist party Here & Now KP Oli Maoist NCP Nepal Politics Pushpa Kamal Dahal

Alpha males

Illustration : DIWAKAR CHHETRI There are signs that the power struggle between Prime Minister K P Oli and co-Chair Pushpa…

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Two takes on the Nepal-India nexus

Nepal Nexus, the English translation and updated version of the 2013 bestseller Prayogshala by editor Sudheer Sharma, offers readers a vivid account of…

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Illustration : DIWAKAR CHHETRI The Nepal Communist Party (NCP) government completes two years in power next month. Despite its strong…

Posted in athletic champion child soldier female Maoist Mira Rai mountain Nepal Review runner sports trail ultra marathon

Nepal’s fantastic female runner

Mira Rai is already well known in Nepal and in the international athletic community as a trail runner, and a…

Posted in Former Maoist Normal

Former Maoist leaders in ruling party fear their apprehensions about merger are coming true

The Maoists are already a minority in Nepal Communist Party as they had merged with 40 percent share in committees….