Authors Posts by Yubaraj Ghimire

Yubaraj Ghimire

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Slipping in Delhi

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s statement on the eve of his five-day state visit to India revealed the anxieties Nepal’s political order harbours about...

The Chinese embrace

Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang will be visiting Nepal on August 14, barely nine days before Nepali Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba embarks on...

Searching for scapegoats

With ITs domestic politics in disarray, the key actors in Nepal’s polity now seem to hold outsiders guilty for everything that is going wrong....

Non-alignment in Kathmandu

The recent stand-off between India and China over Doklam has fueled speculation in Nepal, mainly over the impact it may have on the country...

Next door Nepal: A resurgent nationalism

Narendra Modi was cheered as a hero and trustworthy friend during his two visits to Nepal in July and November of 2014. He conveyed the...

Next Door Nepal: Waiting for a PM

Several parallel and contradictory trends are clearly visible in Nepal’s politics, an area which has been a victim of a prolonged transition process and...

Behind the politics of impeachments in Nepal

Back in 1993, Nepal’s House of Representatives received an unusual letter from the Lok Sabha. India’s Parliament was considering an impeachment motion against Supreme...

China’s response to border problems with Nepal is in contrast to...

More than ten years ago, Shiv Shankar Menon, then a foreign secretary designate, was taken aback, when during a visit to Kathmandu, an Indian...

Indian unease over Nepal-China joint military exercise

(Exclusive): China and Nepal are soon to have joint military exercise ostensibly focusing on counter terrorism and disaster management. This is the first such...

Politics of Justice

(SouthAsianMonitor Exclusive) Political parties and their leaders, arguably are the most discredited lot in South Asia, maybe with some notable exception. But one institution that is equally,...