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NEW DELHI, MAR 03 – Former Prime Minister and senior UCPN (Maoist) leader Baburam Bhattarai has said India should play a positive role, similar to one during the 12-point agreement in 2005, in order to end the existing political deadlock in Nepal.

indias-role_20150303081220Speaking at an interaction attended by former ambassadors and think tanks in New Delhi on Monday, Bhattarai said India’s expectation of peace and stability in its neighbourhood should not be misinterpreted. “Your role is essential to conclude peace process and the political-economic prosperity in Nepal,” he said.

The interaction on “Current Developments in Nepal” was organised by the Society for Policy Studies, a think tank of Indian journalists and policy analysts, and the India International Nepal.

Stating that a conservative force in Nepal is creating illusion that India was behind the Maoist movement in Nepal, Bhattarai said his party sought India’s support and cooperation whenever needed. (more…)

The Independent Madhesh Movement led by CK Raut got a conditional backing from the senior Madheshi leader Mahant Thakur—Chairman of Tarai-Madhes Loktantrik Party—when he told a gathering in Rajbiraj that if the new constitution gets promulgated without federalism and autonomy for Madhesh, this will strengthen separatist movements in Madhesh like the one championed by Raut. – See more at: http://www.myrepublica.com/portal/index.php?action=news_category&news_category_id=19#sthash.1RTUkv9n.dpuf

CK Raut

CK Raut

आफूलाई मधेशी अभियान्ता भन्न मन पराउने डा सीके राउत वर्तमान नेपाली राजनीतिको चर्चा र विवादमा रहेका पात्र हुन् । मधेशलाई छुट्टै देश बनाउने अभियानमा रहेका उनले राज्य विप्लवको मुद्धा खेपिरहेका छन् । यही अभियानकै क्रममा उनी पटक पटक पक्राउ पर्दै छुट्ने क्रम पनि चलिरहेको छ । एकथरी सीके राउतलाई ‘देशद्रोही’को रुपमा हेर्छन् भने मधेशभित्र भने कतिपयको आँखामा उनी ‘मुक्ति योद्धा’ हुन् । तिनै विवादित सीके राउतसँग नेपाली हेडलाइन्सका सरोज गौतम र प्रयास पराजुलीले ‘तपाइँले चाहेको के हो?’ भनेर सोधेका थिए । कुराकानीमा सीके राउतले मधेश छुट्टै देश भएपनि अहिले औपनिवेशिक शासन अन्तर्गत शोषित र प्रताडित भैरहेको तर्क गर्दै आफ्नो अभियान मधेशलाई औपनिवेशिक शासनबाट मुक्त गरेरै छोड्ने रहेको बताए । मधेशलाई छुट्टै देश नबनाए सम्म आफूले विश्राम नलिने पनि उनको भनाइ छ । कुराकानीको सम्पादित अंशः -  (more…)

The people of the Tarai are angry, but not angry enough to join another protest movement led by Madhesi politicians

Navin Jha in NAWALPARASI

After the CA Chair Subhas Nembang, apparently under pressure from the ruling coalition, initiated a vote on the new constitution last month, the Maoist-Madhesi opposition alliance has been on warpath — not withdrawing their protest programs even after Nembang halted the voting process.

Madhesh Strike

Madhesh Strike

UCPN(M) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has declared Kathmandu, Madhes and ethnic strongholds of the hills as three ‘fronts’ of the alliance’s protests. But he knows that the real test of the success of his agitation will be the Madhes if it is to have any effect in pressuring the government. (more…)

१३ फागुन, काठमाडौं । एमनेस्टी इन्टरनेसनलले नेपालमा दण्डहीनता झन् बढेको निष्कर्ष निकालेको छ । उसले तराई-मधेसको स्थिति भने केही सुधारिएको ठहर गरेको छ ।
- Amnesty International

Amnesty-Internationalसुशील कोइराला नेतृत्वको सरकारले अन्तराष्ट्रिय कानुनले गम्भीर अपराध मानेका घटनामा समेत क्षमादानका लागि सिफारिस गर्न सक्ने अधिकारसहितको सत्य निरुपण तथा मेलमिलाप आयोग र वेपत्ता छानविन आयोग गठन भएबाट दण्डहीनताले प्रश्रय पाएको एमनेस्टीको अाराेप छ ।
बुधबार सार्बजनिक सन् २०१४/१५ को बार्षिक प्रतिवेदनमा भनिएको छ-‘संक्रमणकालीन न्याय संयन्त्र स्थापनाका लागि संसदले ऐन पारित गरेबाट त्यसै पनि व्यापक रुपमा रहिरहेको दण्डहीनताको अवस्थाले अझ ब्यापक रुप धारण गर्‍यो र दण्डहीनताको अवस्था झन् दरिलो भएर गयो ।’
विश्वभर एकैदिन सार्बजनिक सो प्रतिवेदनमा सर्बोच्च अदालतको फैसलालाई बेवास्ता गर्दै आयोग बनाइएकोमा असन्तुष्टि जनाइएको छ ।

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NAVIN JHA

FEB24, After the CA Chair Subhas Nembang, apparently under pressure from the ruling coalition, initiated a vote on the new constitution, the opposition alliance has been on the warpath. The Maoist-Madhesi parties have not withdrawn their protest programs even after Nembang halted the voting process. (more…)

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JITENDRA KHADKA RAJBIRAJ, FEB 20 – The Tarai Madhes Loktantrik Party (TMLP ) Chairman Mahanta Thakur has said that secessionism would prevail in the nation if the new constitution could not address the issue of Madhes.