A new restrictive law introduced by Nepalese government gives authorities powers to block social media platforms and remove or criminalise defamatory posts.
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Nepal moved to federal structure of governance in 2018 and held elections but failed to deliver justice for country’s decade-long conflict that ended 2006.
Nepalis are pinning their hopes on PM Oli and the newly formed government’s ability to deliver prosperity, political stability, and development.
Three weeks after the second phase of Nepal’s parliamentary & provincial elections, the country still doesn’t have
Maoist Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal resigned on Wednesday leaving a leadership vacuum
Nepalese are lining up to vote for representatives in municipal and village councils for the first time
Ethnic Madhesis in nation’s south want Nepal constitutional changes to protect their group’s rights
Nepal Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli is facing the collapse of his government
Humanitarian catastrophe may follow from continued blockade by turbulent Nepal’s indigenous groups
Bidhya Devi Bhandari elected as the first female Nepalese President in Himalayan nation’s history