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Can new political forces ensure clean politics? (Commentary)

Naya Shakti Party

Narayan Prasad Ghimire / Recently, an intellectual leader of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party Dr Prakash Chandra Lohani quit the party showing resentment with the leadership. He accused party Chairman Kamal Thapa of taking decision arbitrarily and exhibiting self-centered attitude. Leader Lohani also announced that he would be in a new political party. However, he did […]

What’s worth the life of an ordinary Nepali citizen? (Commentary)

Saptari Killed People

Manoj Karki / Kathmandu: Just in four days since the Monday of this week, 32(5+26+1) innocent Nepalis lost their lives. And none of the deaths were due to any natural causes. More unfortunate and tragic it was that they were all avoidable. It all started with an unwarranted clash between police and the locals in […]

A sit-down with Madame President in the context of Int’l Women’s Day

President Authentication

Kathmandu / March 8: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said women’s movement in Nepal has a strong foundation. As a result of the relentless struggle of the Nepali women taking place in the country since a century for equal (parallel) rights as men, presently women occupy three key posts of the state and the President […]

When all ways seem to be closed, the new way starts from there: Bishnu Gautam

Bishnu Gautam

Kathmandu: It is rightly said that where there is a will there is a way. When people lose their loved ones they spend the life in their memory lamenting on their loss, but for Bishnu Gautam the tragedy provided the window for engaging in social work. Although he lost his sons, he decided to work […]

How many struggles to wage? How much is too much in Nepali politics?


Narayan Prasad Ghimire / Kathmandu: A week back, Nepal marked the National Democracy Day. Falgun 7 as per Nepali calendar is marked every year memorizing the historic event that Nepalis got freedom from autocratic Rana regime. Similarly, four weeks back, Nepal observed the Martyrs week. The Democracy Day is reminded for downfall of Ranarchy, while […]

Local polls announced at last after gap of 19 years but challenges remain (Commentary)

Election Commission

Manoj Karki / Kathmandu: The Government has announced the date for local elections to be held on May 14. The date as reported in the media was announced in consultation with the Election Commission, a constitutional body responsible to hold the elections in a free and fair manner. The announcement by the government comes after […]

Threshold for healthy politics and stable governance

Federal States

Manoj Karki (Kathmandu) / Feb 8: Nepal at present is gearing up for three major elections that would change the face of leadership in the new federal set up of the country. Notwithstanding the ongoing tussle between amendment to the new constitution and elections, the latter is inevitable as it is a constitutional requirement that […]

Reinforcing community resilience in post-earthquake reconstruction drive (Commentary)

Nepal Reconstruction Authority

Deepraj Sanyal / Kathmandu: As the country marks the 19th episode of the Annual National Earthquake Safety Day on Sunday, it brings to memory the large scale damage to life and property that resulted from the two high intensity devastating earthquakes that rocked the country on 15 January 1934 and on 25 April 2015 respectively. […]

Unsafe brick factories (Commentary)


Pritam Bhattarai / Kathmandu: Around three weeks ago, 18-months old girl named Urmila Tamang drowned in a pit dug while making bricks for a brick factory at Sunapa in Bhaktapur. The incident took place in the area leased by the owner of the brick factory for which Tamang’s parents are working as brick-maker. This is […]

Where is federalism heading?

Federal States

Narayan Prasad Ghimire / Kathmandu: The constitution amendment bill has been stuck at the Legislature-Parliament for the past two weeks. The major opposition, CPN-UML, along with some fringe parties, have been obstructing the parliament business arguing that the bill has jeopardized the geographical unity and integrity by hiving off some hill districts from the province […]

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