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Rajendra Mahato: Modi’s visit to Janakpur shows era of centralised govt over in Nepal

Rajendra Mahato is one of the top leaders of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, the country’s main Madhesh-based party. Mahato was one of the leaders who protested the new constitution saying that it curtailed the rights of the Madheshis. Mahato and his then Madheshi Morcha allies continue to claim that it was the Madheshis, not New […]

EVs in Nepal: It’s time to move beyond tax incentives, says former Minister Thapa

Nepali Congress’ Gagan Thapa is one of the first politicians in Nepal to advocate for phasing out fossil fuel-based cars in the country. Last year, he registered a proposal in Parliament to phase out fossil-fuelled vehicles by 2027. Thapa, who is now a member of the opposition, plans to re-register the proposal in the new […]