An Alternative Constitution for Nepal

While the CA, elected to draft and promulgate a constitution, failed to live by its self imposed deadline of 22 January to finalize the works on a new constitution, a growing political movement called BibekSheel Nepali just released its own version of Nepali Constitution — yesterday on ८ माघ (22 Jan). Ashutosh Tiwari asked 5 quick questionsContinue reading “An Alternative Constitution for Nepal”

An Analysis of Corruption in Nepal: Is It Becoming Socially Acceptable?

Siromani Dhungana/UWB It is no surprise that Nepal is a very corrupt country, but a cause of worry today is that politicians are robbing the state coffer openly and sometimes ‘proudly’ in Nepal. This is an analysis of very recent allegations of corruption against our politicians, which have mostly gone un-answered. Here are a fewContinue reading “An Analysis of Corruption in Nepal: Is It Becoming Socially Acceptable?”

खस क्षत्री–बाहुनको बकपत्र

रघु मैनाली कुरा नयाँ होइन तर सान्दर्भिक भयो । त्यसैले केही लेख्नु जरुरी ठानेँ । म लिंग, नश्ल, वर्ण र रंगका आधारमा समाज र राज्यको परिभाषा खोज्ने प्राचीन मानव चेतनाको पक्षधर होइन । वर्तमानका मेरा सर्वजाति अभिभावक, संगी र भावी सन्ततिहरूबीच परस्पर घृणा फैलाउने र बदलाको भावना सिर्जना गर्ने कुरा म सोच्नसम्म पनि सक्तिनँ । तसर्थ, मेरै विगत र सन्निकटContinue reading “खस क्षत्री–बाहुनको बकपत्र”

The Vijay Kumar Article: पद र पहिचानबीचको महान् अन्तर

Why the case against Vijay Kumar & Kantipur is not about the dress code & is about intimidation of media THT: A contempt of court charge has been registered at the Supreme Court (SC) against columnist Bijaya Kumar Pandey, editor-in-chief Sudhir Sharma and Managing Director Kailash Sirohiya of Kantipur Daily on Monday alleging that an articleContinue reading “The Vijay Kumar Article: पद र पहिचानबीचको महान् अन्तर”

Five Reasons Why Nepal is No More a Democracy

Existing political events strongly suggest that Nepal is on its way to being ruled by an autocratic political system. Leader of this new system, Mustang-rider Dr. Baburam Bhattarai (or Dr-sab as some people call him) has accelerated speed of his vehicle to lead the country into an autocratic system where the Maoist party will have its say onContinue reading “Five Reasons Why Nepal is No More a Democracy”

अमेरिकी राजदूतको फेसबुक कूटनीति

दिनेश वाग्ले वाग्ले स्ट्रिट जर्नल यो लेख आज  कान्तिपुरमा प्रकाशित भएको हो । पत्रिकाकै पन्नामा हेर्ने भए तस्बिरमा क्लिके हुन्छ – प्रथम पेज र बाँकी। सामान्यतः टाउकोभरि कपाल र सफा गाला मनपराउने केही नेपालीले अचेल तालु खाली भएका र झ्याप्प दाह्री पालेका एक अमेरिकीमा नायक भेट्टाएका छन् । देशको बिग्रँदो चालाबाट निराश सर्वसाधारणले दिनहुँजसो अमेरिकी राजदूतसँग गुनासोContinue reading “अमेरिकी राजदूतको फेसबुक कूटनीति”

Ex-king Gyanendra says End Of Monarchy in the Republic of Nepal is a Hypothetical Question

Suman Giri interviews ex-king Gyanendra (l). Pic via hamroblog. Nagarik newspaper has Nepali version of the interview. Also, read Republica’s coverage of the interview. Talking to Suman Giri of Avenues TV, a Kathmandu-based private network, for the first time since is ouster three years ago, in Janakpur where he went to worship Janaki, ex-king GyanendraContinue reading “Ex-king Gyanendra says End Of Monarchy in the Republic of Nepal is a Hypothetical Question”