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Nepal: Volatile Politics Might Take A New Twist

Tuesday, 25 March 2008, 2:44 pm | John Lama

Gyanendra, supposedly the last king of Nepal, is not contrite. He seems as confident as before when he was equipped with ample state powers and privileges. He still lives in the Narayanhiti Royal palace and oversees the classic drama of conflicts and contradictions ... More >>

Prelude To An Unprecedented Devastation

Sunday, 23 September 2007, 11:28 pm | John Lama

Nepal - Is it a mere irony that, Nuon Chea, the top surviving leader of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, has been arrested and charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity whereas the symbolic vestiges of Nuon and the ilk in Nepal ... More >>

Endemic Mystery of Nepalese Politics

Monday, 17 September 2007, 7:25 pm | John Lama

Political pundits have already begun to warn that Nepal is most likely to slide into a chaotic and violent civil war. Presumably as a prelude to this presentiment, major political forces seem to have consciously chosen to remain oblivious to what are ... More >>

Nepal: Maoists' Lust For Power & Thirst For Blood

Tuesday, 27 March 2007, 10:34 am | John Lama

The recent series of events involving mass killings, beatings, extortion and intimidation on the part of Maoist terrorists is a vivid indication that Nepal is expeditiously precipitating down the abyss of complete chaos and anarchy. In view of the horrid ... More >>

Nepal Likely To Slide Into ‘Dharma Yuddha’

Wednesday, 7 June 2006, 12:08 am | John Lama

Nepal’s political landscape, over the last several weeks, has experienced cataclysmic changes. Particularly in the wake of second mass movement, this country seems awakening from a deep slumber. Centuries old institution of monarchy, that once used to command ... More >>

Nepal: Maoists Need To Be Ostracized

Thursday, 18 May 2006, 10:19 am | John Lama

Maoists are still adamant. Despite their professed commitment to peaceful democratic process, they have not ceased to murder innocents, abduct people and extort money. Deputy Prime Minister Khadka Oli asked them not to resort to such atrocities. Stating ... More >>

John Lama: Tribunal to Investigate Maoist Killings

Thursday, 11 May 2006, 11:34 am | John Lama

Whether ‘the only alternative to the present king can be his even egregious son and heir’, as suggested by Sunanda Datta Ray, in an article published in The Telegraph of India, will be decided by the Nepalese themselves, who are determined at all costs, ... More >>