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[Interview] UML-Maoist alliance can’t replace ruling coalition: Mahat

Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat has been dragged into controversy after the International Relations and Labour Committee of the Parliament has directed the government to take action against him for piling pressures on Nepali missions abroad to implement a directive on domestic workers. Mahat, however, has refuted the charge and said it was […]

[Interview] Local elections need to happen in two phases: Uprety

Election expert Neel Kantha Uprety was CEC during the of the second Constituent Assembly elections in 2013. As the country prepares for local level elections after 20 years, Uprety suggests that the polls be held in two or three phases. In particular, he is in favour of postponing the elections in provinces 1 and 2. […]