Citizens’ Call on International Community to Address Humanitarian Crisis in #Nepal

The solidarity between the communities of Nepal is strong, and they are capable of managing their interrelationships for greater good without the involvement of external actors. 30 October 2015, Kathmandu We undersigned citizens are deeply concerned that the de facto economic blockade of the past two months by India has resulted in a grave humanitarianContinue reading “Citizens’ Call on International Community to Address Humanitarian Crisis in #Nepal”

The Kathmandu Post interview: When blogs were Twitter and Facebook

Originally posted on Wagle Street Journal:
The Kathmandu Post celebrates its (and Kantipur’s) 21st anniversary today by publishing a 16-page pullout on Nepal’s social media scene. The supplement, titled “Platforms of Change“, explores how Nepalis are using the Internet and its various platforms mainly to express themselves and to connect and share and debate. In the lead…

Thabang: The village that didn’t vote; once hosted Maoist guerrillas

Originally posted on Wagle Street Journal:
A man in Thabang, Rolpa, face smeared with colored powder, celebrated Maghi festival. On the background is an anti-election slogan- “the one who asks for vote will get chot (hurt).” (यो लेखलाई नेपालीमा पढ्न यहाँ क्लिक गर्नुस्) On November 19, 2013 Nepal held national elections for the second Constituent…

For the Record: Sushil Koirala Elected the Prime Minister of Nepal

By The Kathmandu Post Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala, who has never held a public office, was elected prime minister on Monday (10 Feb) , garnering more than a two-thirds majority in parliament. A seven-point deal signed between Nepali Congress and CPN-UML, the two largest parties in Constituent Assembly, on Sunday paved the way forContinue reading “For the Record: Sushil Koirala Elected the Prime Minister of Nepal”

Why do you need Ushaft’s election updates for Nepal?

Originally posted on Ushaft's Blog:
More info (22nd Nov): Followups to this blog post can be seen here: How was the polling day? and Citizens’ Statement about Maoists’ walkout from vote counting. After polling closed across Nepal, I have made some revisions about my prediction made in the initial posts of this series. The…

खुमबहादुरले आत्महत्या गर्नुपर्थ्यो हो ?

सुलभ खत्री यूडब्लूबी पाहुना ब्लग खुमबहादुर खड्काले भ्रष्टाचार गरेको कसले प्रमाणित गर्यो ? अदालतले । अदालतले के गर्यो उनलाई ? कानून अनुसार  कसुर बमोजिम सजाय दियो । अनि उनले के गरे? जेलमा बसेर सजाय भुक्तान गरे । कानूनबमोजिम सजाय भुक्तान गरेपछि उनी कानून अनुसारै जेलबाट निस्किए । तर अहिले कतिपयले यसरी प्रतिकृया दिइरहेका छन् किContinue reading “खुमबहादुरले आत्महत्या गर्नुपर्थ्यो हो ?”