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Why does India import power from neighbouring countries like Bhutan & Nepal when the Indian government has declared India as a power surplus nation?

Not all ways to generate electricity are equal. Some kinds of power are very dependent on time and weather (solar, wind and, surprisingly, nuclear power plants which sometimes need to throttle down ...
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What do countries gain from UN peacekeeping deployment?

Tl;DR: Although it makes sense for countries, local to the region, but still objectively, politically, separate from it, to take part in peacekeeping missions near their geographical location, ...
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What is armed struggle and why did it work in countries like Nepal but not in Phillipines and Peru?

Governments are normally quite capable of surviving an armed insurgency by a small rebel group. The military of a state is normally far more capable than any armed faction. What governments find ...
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What do countries gain from UN peacekeeping deployment?

In addition to blobbymcblobby's answer about direct financial benefits to poor countries, I also hold the hypothesis - not sure where to find corroboration - that contributing soldiers to UN missions ...
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Who legitimizes the new constitution of a Nepal?

In the particular case of Nepal, the constitution was adopted by an elected body specifically chosen to write the constitution. This was called the Constitutional Assembly. This assembly gets its ...
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Who legitimizes the new constitution of a Nepal?

AFAIK, the change of Constitutions are "affirmative actions"1; since they are the basic law of the country there is no other law that can rule if they are "legal" or not. So, their only actual basis ...
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Is Nepal the only example where pro-monarchy rally took place? If yes, why so?

Surely Nepal is not unique. There have been pro-monarchy demonstrations recently in Thailand (as a counter-reaction to those calling for a reduction of the monarch's power). After communism fell in ...
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Is Nepal the only example where pro-monarchy rally took place? If yes, why so?

While there is a profound pro-monarchy movement in Nepal, it is far from the only example of such movements. The best example of vocal pro-monarchism other than in Nepal is Thailand. In Thailand, the ...
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Is Nepal the only example where pro-monarchy rally took place? If yes, why so?

While not a rally, there is a political organization that is called the Czech Crown that advocates the restoration of a monarchy in the Czech republic with the House of Habsburg-Lorraine. It was ...
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