In the GIGA Focus, Subindra Bogati and Julia Strasheim argue that it is not only the substance of the federalist law that has inspired unrest in Nepal, but also the manner in which it was introduced.
In the Denver Dialogues, Prof Timothy Sisk of University of Denver, and Subindra Bogati of NPI discuss natural disaster and peacebuilding in post-war Nepal.
In the wake of Nepal’s recent earthquake, Subindra Bogati and Katie Wand, of the Nepal Peacebuilding Initiative have visited a number of districts in Nepal to distribute relief packages to the survivors of the disaster. Here, they report on their experiences for Insight on Conflict.
Though violent incidents, including shootings, killings, abductions, intimidation and extortion, have become common in the post-Comprehensive Peace Agreement period, in recent times, it was the killing of ‘Chari’, a notorious gangster, in Kathmandu by the police that led the media and opinionmakers to extensively discuss organised crime and the political protection accorded to such ‘dons’.