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Nepal: Delight In Dangerous Delusions

Sunday, 30 September 2007, 6:06 pm | Krishna Singh Bam

Death, destruction and demonization. The kinds of headlines Nepal has been making since the collapse of King Gyanendra's direct rule in April 2006 have underscored the fallacy of that widely acclaimed change. For much of the last year and a half, ... More >>

Nepal: Maoists, Too, Pay Price Of Power

Monday, 20 November 2006, 3:14 pm | Krishna Singh Bam

Maoist supremo Prachanda’s address to the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi – as well the media interviews he granted on the sidelines – may have won him several new friends in the Indian establishment. By claiming that his insurgency ... More >>

Nepal: Pernicious Plot On The Pretext Of Peace

Friday, 21 July 2006, 1:53 pm | Krishna Singh Bam

As the Nepalese government and Maoist rebels prepare for the next high-level talks, public attention has focused on the concessions each side is ready to make. The real thing to watch, meanwhile, is taking place across the southern border. Exploiting ... More >>

Nepal: A Suicidal Approach To National Security

Wednesday, 17 May 2006, 12:41 am | Krishna Singh Bam

The real significance of the latest turn of political events in Nepal lies less in the victory of the Seven Party Alliance (SPA) than in the defeat of the Maoist rebels. More >>

Democracy’s Dance Of Death In Nepal

Tuesday, 11 April 2006, 10:50 am | Krishna Singh Bam

Those of us who considered the Seven-Party Alliance (SPA)’s growing proximity to the Maoist rebels as part of an Indian conspiracy against Nepal are being forced to watch our worst fears being played out. The sudden inflow of Indian banknotes ... More >>

Where It Is A Crime To Be A Nepali

Thursday, 24 November 2005, 3:06 pm | Krishna Singh Bam

LAST week’s frenzied consultations among Nepalese opposition leaders, Maoist rebels and Indian officials in New Delhi triggered extraordinary interest because of an unusual fourth participant. James F. Moriarty, the Bush administration’s chief diplomat ... More >>

Nepal: Where The U.S. Can Make A Huge Difference

Monday, 7 November 2005, 1:48 pm | Krishna Singh Bam

The alarm expressed by the U.S. government last week over the possibility of an alliance between Nepal’s mainstream opposition parties and Maoist rebels against King Gyanendra has put Washington’s stand on the kingdom’s crisis at odds with India’s. More >>

Nepal: Lies, Damned Lies And Theatrics

Thursday, 22 September 2005, 12:26 am | Krishna Singh Bam

In the intensifying struggle for supremacy in Nepal, there have been putrefying displays of passion. Few have been as revolting as those related to the three-month truce announced by the Maoist rebels earlier this month. More >>

K. Singh Bam: A Nepalese Kerensky In The Making?

Thursday, 15 September 2005, 10:10 am | Krishna Singh Bam

The Nepalese government, defying a crescendo of internal and international admonitions, has done well to ignore the three-month unilateral ceasefire offered by the Maoist rebels earlier this month. Clearly, the royal regime has relied on the bitter experiences ... More >>

Krishna Singh Bam: When Reason Obeys Itself

Thursday, 28 July 2005, 1:18 pm | Krishna Singh Bam

The structures of democracy envisaged by monarchists, mainstream parties and Maoists in Nepal enjoy such colorful contrasts that they easily qualify to compete as ideologies during elections. But do they get us any closer to understanding what democracy really ... More >>

Nepal: Yes, All Roads Lead To Delhi, But…

Friday, 22 July 2005, 2:22 pm | Krishna Singh Bam

A few years ago, Hridayesh Tripathi, a senior leader of Nepal Goodwill Party, wryly noted that all major Nepalese political organizations had their headquarters in New Delhi. The statement summed up the preponderant influence India had begun to exercise ... More >>

Nepal: Searching For The Silent Majority

Thursday, 14 July 2005, 11:32 am | Krishna Singh Bam

In the midst of the triangular conflict raging in Nepal, each player believes it enjoys the support of a silent majority. The monarchy, mainstream political parties and the Maoist rebels are actively seeking to widen their base in this elusive constituency. More >>

Bush Doctrine Faces Crucial Test In Nepal

Thursday, 7 July 2005, 11:55 am | Krishna Singh Bam

For those belittling the seriousness of Nepal’s crisis to bolster their accusation that King Gyanendra is bent on throttling democracy, three separate reports published this week should make for sobering analysis. More >>




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