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Constitutional Rhetoric And Reality, by Mukti Rijal (rn 21/09/2017)

Constitution Day Special: A Commitment In Order, by Prem Khatry (rn 19/09/2017), People’s Constitution, by Bishnu Gautam (rn 19/09/2019), The Third Constitution Day, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 20/09/2017), Constitution Taking Effect, Gradually, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 20/09/2017), A Long Wait But What Now?, by Shyam KC (rn 20/09/2017)

An Epoch-making Document, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 18/09/2017), Despite setbacks, the implementation of the constitution is commendable, interview with Bipin Adhikari (kp 18/09/2017)

Proposed Second Amendment To The Constitution, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 22/08/2017), Constitution amendment bill fails in Parliament, by Binod Ghimire (kp 22/08/2017), Amendment bill falls through in Parliament: Only 347 lawmakers, 48 short of two-third majority required to pass the bill, vote in its favour (ht 22/08/2017), Year-long efforts at constitution amendment fail, by Ashok Dahal (rep 22/08/2018), Failure Of The Amendment Bill, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 24/08/2017)

Statute revision: Clause-wise discussion on amendment bill starts; To be put to vote in Parliament most likely on Monday, by Binod Ghimire (kp 17/08/2017)

One year on, language panel incomplete, without Act (kp 15/07/2017)

Civil society group calls for charter revision (kp 19/05/2017)

Irreparable damage: The impeachment motion seems politically motivated and aimed at barring the CJ from carrying out her duty, by Govinda Sharma Bandi (kp 09/05/2017)

Constitution amendment bill: Supreme Court declines to issue interim order, by Dewan Rai (kp 03/01/2017)

Saving The Constitution, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 16/12/2016)

Amending the Constitution: Time to choose, by Surendra Bahadur Sijapati (ht 15/11/2016) [only foreign and security aspects, no important internal aspects]

Nepali constitutions: Transitional provisions; No transitional provisions are found in established democracies; There is no such provision in the constitution of the United States of America, Australia’s constitution, the constitution of French Republic, the Japanese constitution, Israel’s basic Law (no formal constitution), by Birendra Pratap Mishra (ht 06/10/2016)

The 9/11 in Madhesh: Like all other constitutions of the past, the days of the inert statute of 2015 too are numbered, by C.K. Lal (rep 19/09/2016), Year after new Constitution, Madhes issue still bone of contention, by Nabin Khatiwada (rep 19/09/2016), Constitution: Faith In Delivery, by P. Kharel (rn 19/09/2016), Federal Constitution Of Nepal: Let It Evolve Through Practice, by Mukti Rijal (rn 19/09/2016), Implementation Of Constitution Still In Limbo, by Uttam Maharjan (kp 22/09/2016), A Need For Tuning In Priority, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 23/09/2016)

Govt fails to meet the expectations of new constitution, by Ashok Dahal (rep 01/09/2016)

Amendment is possible: Conservative interpretation of the constitution that allows room to impose subjective and elitist values should be avoided, by Dipendra Jha (kp 31/08/2016), Amendment is not possible: Bypassing the constitution through political consensus will not only jeopardise it, but also endanger federalism and democracy, by Budhi Karki (kp) [The new constitution has already been written and passed in a non-constitutional and non-inclusive way, i.e. not by the elected representatives of all sections of society but by a handful of male Tagadhari politicians! So, what is in danger?]

Freedoms And Rights: Citizens Need To Exercise Them Diligently, by Mukti Rijal (kp 14/07/2016)

New statute puts restrictions on religious conversion, report says (ht 02/07/2016)

Implementation Of The Constitution, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 16/06/2016)

On Nepali constitution: The road to constitutionalism in Nepal is a long one, filled with dissent, litigation, amendments, and many more "best answers", by Waris Husain (rep 14/05/2016)

Curbs on press freedom: Constitution drafters seriously misunderstood idea of press freedom, which differs from right to communication, by Bhanu Bhakta Acharya (kp 25/04/2016)

Recommendation of envoys challenged (ht 22/04/2016)

Constitution of Nepal: Implementation main task, by Shiba Datta Gnawali (ht 19/04/2016)

Secularism in context: True freedom of religion is not neutrality to religions but equal treatment of all religions, by Robin Sharma (rep 01/03/2016)

House endorses bill amid the din: 461 lawmakers vote in favour, seven against; Agitating Madhes-based parties boycott voting, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai, Binod Ghimire and Roshan Sedhai (kp 24/01/2016), First amendment of constitution effected amid protest from Madhes parties, by Prakash Acharya (ht 24/01/2016), Progressive but incomplete, says Morcha (kp 24/01/2016), SLMM objects to amendment, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 25/01/2016), Constitution amendment was again endorsed unilaterally, interview with Upendra Yadav (kp 25/01/2016), First Amendment To New Constitution And Target, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 25/01/2016)

Citizenship provision leaves out street kids (kp 09/01/2016)

Govt registers bill to amend existing laws contravening the new constitution (rep 02/01/2016)

Ministry preps to implement statute, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 09/11/2015)

Delight and despair, by Rashmi Thapaliya (rep 06/11/2015)

AI seeks amendments to new constitution: The global rights body has sought amendments to provisions regarding citizenship, right to life, right to freedom, child’s rights and state of emergency (ht 05/11/2015)

Preparations on to draft 138 new laws: Government to amend 315 existing ones to implement new constitution (ht 19/10/2015), Law ministry starts work on fresh laws for new statute (rep 19/10/2015)

Job well done: Post promulgation of constitution, Nepal must  harness its resources to accelerate development, by Dhruba Karki (kp 18/10/2015) [?]

Welcoming new Constitution: Now, its execution, by Birendra P. Mishra (ht 16/10/2015)

The right to have rights: The new Constitution lays bare misogynistic and patriarchal psyches that usually hide behind nationalism, by Sangita Thebe Limbu (nt 16/10/2015)

New Constitution: Ensuring human rights, by Shobhakar Parajuli (ht 13/10/2015)

A broken system: There are talks about amending the new statute even before it has been enforced, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 08/10/2015), Constitution of Nepal 2015: Amendment bill registered, by Binod Ghimire (kp 08/10/2015), Amendment bill registered to address protesters’ concerns, by Prakash Acharya (ht 08/10/2015)

FAO hails right to food provision in new statute (ht 02/10/2015)

On the edge: The new constitution was to resolve our political problems; Instead, it gave rise to a whole new set of issues, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 02/10/2015)

Several jurisdictions overlap in new statute: The constitution needs either new acts and regulations or amendment in the existing legal provisions before it could be fully implemented, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 01/10/2015)

Government gears up for statute revision: Constituency drawing as per population, geography Proportional representation of marginalised groups, by Anil Giri (kp 28/09/2015), Call to revise constitution to make it gender friendly (kp 28/09/2015)

Highs and lows: Despite the anomalies in the constitution, we have no option but to implement it, by Jainendra Jeevan (kp 27/09/2015) [Very twee discription of this constitution!], The path ahead: By promulgating the new constitution, Nepal has overcome one challenge, only to be confronted by new problems, by Gopal (kp 27/09/2015)

Corruption Friendly Constitution, by Siddhi B. Ranjitkar (km 26/09/2015)

Law impedes progress of women: Report (kp 26/09/2015)

History lessons: Magna Carta holds significance for Nepal which is currently drafting a new constitution, by Bhanu Bhakta Acharya (kp 16/06/2015)

Politics in the mire as constitutional flaws emerge: Parties debating whether to amend the Interim Constitution or interpret clauses, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 05/12/2013)

A thin veil: Discrimination and constitution, by Ganesh Bhattarai (rep 21/05/2013)

Constitutional nightmare, by Sukhdev Shah (rep 12/03/2013)

Statute amended to meet May 27 deadline (ht 20/05/2012) House okays amendment to fast-track statute (rep 20/05/2012)

Midway solution: SC vs constitutional court, by Raju Prasad Chapagai (rep 18/04/2012)

Constitution of Nepal 2015 (unofficial translation by Secretariat of the Constituent Assembly)

1st draft of new constitution (07/07/2015, unofficial translation)

Interim Constitution of Nepal, 2007 (English and Nepali)

Centre for Constitutional Dialogue (CCD)

Old constitutions

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