Generally, the country's political leaders, legislators, government authorities, constitutional bodies, UN agencies, civil societies and NGOs (and INGOs), media groups, and private sector (especially business community), including key donors, are not fully updated with the recent trends and developments.
By Professor (Dr) Surya Dhungel Jan 22, 2022
Article 85 provides for ‘five year’ tenure of the HOR unless ‘dissolved’ earlier in accordance as this Constitution which appears to allow dissolution, as stated earlier, only if a defeated Prime Minister under Article 76 (7) recommends for it.
By Professor (Dr) Surya Dhungel Jan 12, 2021
This provision read together with Section 17 (1) of the Judicial Administration Act 2016 and the Clause 59 of the Supreme Court Rules 2017, constitute contempt of court laws of Nepal although extensive and wider interpretations, comparable to any international standard, have been made by the Supreme Court in several leading cases covering all aspects of contempt
By Professor (Dr) Surya Dhungel Feb 18, 2018
Nepal, despite being a centuries old independent nation, rich in vast natural and cultural resources, has not been able to harness its potentials during the past seven decadesever since it was opened to the modern world in 1951.
By Professor (Dr) Surya Dhungel Dec 26, 2014
Nepal can learn a lot, and has done so in the past, from the experiences of India and the region. How much the federal democratic structure of India has been able to manage the ethnic diversity and able to steer the development vehicles in North East
By Professor (Dr) Surya Dhungel Dec 13, 2014
Regarding the tenure of the President, Article 36 C leaves no doubt that ‘the President shall continue in office until the new Constitution is promulgated by the Constituent Assembly’. The Supreme Court in a case further clarified that the issue of t
By Professor (Dr) Surya Dhungel Aug 29, 2014
Because the nature and extremity of a political risk that the nation is taking now is not fathomable, a slightest mistake may lead the country either to an unforeseeable road to authoritarianism or a prolonged political instability and anarchy.
By Professor (Dr) Surya Dhungel Mar 23, 2013