Deepak Adhikari

Deepak Adhikari

Politics

Feuding in Nepal's communist alliance threatens merger

Analysts say ruling communist party and its junior ally, the Maoists, are 'in permanent chaos' over governance.

Feuding in Nepal's communist alliance threatens merger

Nepal

Nepal: Former revolutionary sworn in as prime minister

Communist party member who spent 14 years in jail becomes Nepal's 41st prime minister with many challenges ahead.

Nepal: Former revolutionary sworn in as prime minister

Journalism Matters

The case against: Can journalists be activists?

The activist-journalist tries to influence debate, whereas a journalist helps to create an informed discussion.

The case against: Can journalists be activists?

Asia

UNICEF sounds Nepal warning as harsh winter looms

Government blames "Indian blockade" for shortages in country hit by devastating earthquake earlier this year.

UNICEF sounds Nepal warning as harsh winter looms

Asia

Bleak outlook for Nepal's urban refugees

Sit-in protests in Kathmandu by over 100 people aim to compel UNHCR to drop proposal to cut monthly allowances.

Bleak outlook for Nepal's urban refugees

Politics

Can India's Modi break the ice with Nepal?

Amid reservations, Narendra Modi's visit to Kathmandu aims to boost economic ties and rebuild trust between two nations.

Can India's Modi break the ice with Nepal?

Features

Will Modi's win impact India-Nepal relations?

Observers debate implications for Himalayan nation in wake of election victory while others dream of Hindu revival.

Will Modi's win impact India-Nepal relations?

Politics

Seeking justice for Nepal's war crimes

Reconciliation commissions established, but critics say amnesty provisions could let perpetrators go free.

Seeking justice for Nepal's war crimes

US & Canada

Everest disaster prompts calls for reform

Deaths of 13 Sherpas in Nepal has shone a light on dangerous working conditions in the Everest-climbing industry.

Everest disaster prompts calls for reform

Politics

Tricky challenges await Nepal's new leader

Sushil Koirala has to share power with a rival party, pass a constitution and ease tensions with disgruntled Maoists.

Tricky challenges await Nepal's new leader