Ethnic Assertion, Constituent Assembly Elections and Defensive Maoists

By Siddhartha Thapa Comment of the Moment (Originally posted here.) Even as the Terai starts to breathe again, various ethnic groups across the country have renewed their calls for further protests. The latest turmoil in the Terai is a direct consequence of the murky politics envisioned by the Maoists; the same ideologies that provided theContinue reading “Ethnic Assertion, Constituent Assembly Elections and Defensive Maoists”

Another Nepal Banda Tomorrow: Depressing Scenario

Protest, protest everywhere, how can we get out of this mess? Janajatis or indigenous people have called for a general strike in Nepal tomorrow. Economically that would be yet another blow to already depressing situation. That will be yet another day of walking for hours to reach offices, yet another day people wasting their timeContinue reading “Another Nepal Banda Tomorrow: Depressing Scenario”