Liars! Nepal’s Politics Suffers from a Trust Deficit

The trust deficit among major political parties and their leaders continues to exist even after the election of the second CA and the new Prime Minister by the parliament last week. Leaders continue to spit venom at each other. By Siromani Dhungana By now it is clear that the consensus between two major political partiesContinue reading “Liars! Nepal’s Politics Suffers from a Trust Deficit”

Nepal: Elections, Voters and the Economy

Nepalis Are Not Dumb. They Voted Parties with Best Economic Policies for Nepal By Siromani Dhungana/UWB “An empty stomach is not a good political adviser”- Albert Einstein The Constituent Assembly election is over now but its impact will remain until the next election. People have expressed their aspirations and exercised their power during this electionContinue reading “Nepal: Elections, Voters and the Economy”

Justice Delayed is Justice Denied: Transitional [in] Justice in Nepal

As today is Blog Action Day 2013, and the theme this year is Human Rights, I thought it would be an appropriate time to write a piece about transitional justice in Nepal. All say Nepal is in political transition but none of them are clear how to end this transition. It seems political parties haveContinue reading “Justice Delayed is Justice Denied: Transitional [in] Justice in Nepal”

Why Khum Bahadur Khadka is a Symbol of Power in a Greedy Society

Lack of accountability mechanism, declining faith of public on judiciary, red tape scandals, inefficient and corrupt politicians and incompetent and greedy bureaucrats are major issues most Nepalis often talks about. Release of Nepali Congress leader Khum Bahadur Khadka, who was convicted of corruption in August last year, from Dillibazar jail today has once again broughtContinue reading “Why Khum Bahadur Khadka is a Symbol of Power in a Greedy Society”

The O’Reilly Factor: सुवेदी प्रकरण र भाषा बहस

Jesse Watters and Bill O’Reilly: Scroll down to find the English text. We won’t laugh at your inability to read the Nepali text. By शिरोमणी ढुङ्गाना/Siromani Dhungana भाषा ज्ञानको अर्को नाम होईन । तर अपसोच नेपालमा विस्तारै भाषालाई नै ज्ञान र विद्याको अर्को नामको रुपमा लिन थालिएको छ । त्यो पनि अंग्रेजी भाषा । अंग्रेजीContinue reading “The O’Reilly Factor: सुवेदी प्रकरण र भाषा बहस”

७१६ जना = एक गैससः नतिजा खोई?

स्कूल हुँदा नै मैले पढेको हुँ, नेपाल मन्दिर नै मन्दिरको देश हो भनेर । ठूलो भएपछि थाह पाए, किन त्यसो भनिएको रहेछ भनेर । त्यतिबेला नेपाल हिन्दु राष्ट्र थियो, त्यसैले पो त्यसो भनिएको थियो कि ? पछि थाह पाए, यहाँ मन्दिर मात्रै रहेनछन, मस्जिद, गिर्जाघर, गुम्बा पनि रहेनछ । अलिक ठूलो भएपछि मैले अर्को कुराContinue reading “७१६ जना = एक गैससः नतिजा खोई?”

Contradiction, Evidences Suggest, is the Communist Religion in Nepal

By Siromani Dhungana Communist movement in Nepal is full of controversy and contradictions. Nepal has seen communist leaders who once called parliament a “butcher’s shop, where dog’s meat is sold by displaying the goat’s head” got elected in the same parliament to lead a government. This country has also seen communists who waged a bloody war against parliamentary democracy join the mainstream,Continue reading “Contradiction, Evidences Suggest, is the Communist Religion in Nepal”