Nishan Khatiwada

Nishan Khatiwada is a correspondent for Nepal Live Today covering political issues. He has previously worked with The Annapurna Express.

The rise and fall of ‘rebel leader’ Prachanda

Kathmandu: It was not a long time ago. During the insurgency period, ideologues of the

SAFF Championship Final: Nepal playing its historic final against India

Kathmandu: Today can be a historic day in the 28-year-long journey of Nepali football in

Nepal vs Bangladesh: Can Nepal create history?

Kathmandu: Nepal is playing against Bangladesh in its final group match of the SAFF Championship

‘All the trekking routes are open for tourists’

Nepal had just announced the ‘Visit Nepal Year’ campaign 2020 in December 2020, with an

Continued disruption of parliament proceedings: What impact will it have on our democracy?

Over the past few years, Nepal’s parliament has lost its glory. It has become a

Dissecting Nepali Congress Convention

Kathmandu: Nepal’s oldest political party Nepali Congress (NC), which claims to be a singular democratic

How Madhesh-based parties are using constitution amendment as a political weapon

Kathmandu: Constitution Day was celebrated by most of the political parties on Sunday. Two prominent

Undermining the powers of parliament

Political parties use parliament to make, sustain or break the government but the same political

The refrain of ‘Jeth Dui’ and fissure in the CPN-UML, explained

Kathmandu: On May 17, 2018, when CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) merged to form the

The rift within the Bibeksheel Sajha Party, explained

The Bibeksheel Sajha Party, which claims itself to be the flagbearer of alternative politics in

Nepali Congress joins the race to form a cyber platform

Kathmandu: Like offline society, Nepal’s social media sphere is also largely polarized and compartmentalized.  People

Statements of intimidation: Deuba government’s recent attempt to silence dissent

Kathmandu: Two back-to-back statements issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs this week declared, in

Ordinance to amend Political Parties Act introduces a fresh turmoil in Nepal’s political spectrum

Kathmandu: A fresh crisis is brewing in Nepal’s politics and there is no sign of

Is it time to abolish federalism in Nepal?

Kathmandu: Practically, Nepal’s federalism is only three years old.  The country was declared a federal