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Thira Lal Bhusal has been working as a journalist for over a decade. At present, he is working with Republica national daily and covers parliamentary, federalism and other political affairs. Previously he worked for various other national and international media.

Burden of two-thirds majority

Published On: April 2, 2019 01:30 AM NPT By: THIRA L BHUSAL

None of majority governments in Nepal have survived full term mainly because of intra-party feuds and personal rivalry among leaders of ruling party. What will happen to Oli government?

Authoritarian, unilateral decisions made us part ways

Published On: January 17, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: THIRA L BHUSAL

The Bibeksheel Sajha Party Nepal (BSPN), formed after the merger of Bibeksheel Nepali Party and Sajha Party in July 2017, split last week when Ujwal Thapa filed an application at the Election Commission (EC) to register a new party named Bibeksheel Nepali Dal. What led to the unexpected split? How will Bibeksheel Nepali Dal go ahead in the days to come? Republica’s Thira L Bhusal met with him for a comprehensive response.

No country for new leaders

Published On: September 20, 2018 01:30 AM NPT By: THIRA L BHUSAL

Obama became the US president 13 years after Deuba became Nepal’s prime minister in 1995. When Jhalanath Khanal became UML’s general secretary, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un was not even born.

Toward elite rule

Published On: June 7, 2018 01:30 AM NPT By: THIRA L BHUSAL

The unified communist party looks like a club of VIPs with present and past PMs, DPMs, heads of parliament, provincial assemblies and provincial governments

The holy trinity

Published On: July 20, 2017 01:00 AM NPT By: THIRA L BHUSAL

The leaders of the three biggest parties in the country right now have firmly consolidated their powers and are virtually unopposed.

CIAA chief Karki suspended

Published On: October 20, 2016 06:54 AM NPT By: THIRA L BHUSAL

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Chief Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Lokman Singh Karki has been suspended from his post as 157 lawmakers from the main opposition CPN-UML and major ruling party CPN (Maoist Center) registered an impeachment motion against him in parliament, Wednesday.

Stable instability

Published On: July 15, 2016 03:20 AM NPT By: THIRA L BHUSAL

With the third prime minister in two and half years of the current parliament soon to be elected, the old debate of government has been reignited.