Topic: Baburam Bhattarai
After years of delay, critics blame Nepal's dominant Maoist party for the impasse, in an attempt at ramming through a more radical constitution.
The election of Maoist Baburam Bhattarai as prime minister has Nepal cautiously optimistic that the country may have found a leader who can end more than two years of political deadlock.
08/29/2011 01:16 pm
The Nepal election on Wednesday failed to secure enough parliamentary votes to select a new prime minister. A runoff is scheduled for Friday.
07/21/2010 05:00 pm
Nepal's Maoists had pressured the prime minister to resign since he replaced their leader a year ago. As the largest party in parliament, they hope to lead the next government.
07/01/2010 10:56 am
The former rebels plan to put all children in public schools by 2010, saying it will even the playing field.
11/15/2008 12:00 am
Former insurgents have surprised Nepalis and marginalized moderates.
04/15/2008 01:00 am