The Maoists in 'Lose-Lose Situation'

The recent escalating violence between the Madhesi Janadhikar Forum (MJF or MPRF) and the Maoists, and level of brutality involved therein, indicates that some groups are indeed well-prepared to answer the Maoists in the same language that the Maoists spoke and understood the best. By Chattra Bahadur We have had mixed results in terms ofContinue reading “The Maoists in 'Lose-Lose Situation'”

Ethnic Federalism in Nepal is a Recipe for Disaster

Ethnic Groups and Race Based Federalism: A Recipe for Disaster for Nepal By Khagendra Thapa Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” It seems that Nepal has no leader who can speak out the truth and not just repeat like aContinue reading “Ethnic Federalism in Nepal is a Recipe for Disaster”

Nepal in Transition and Its Difficulties

By Chattra Bahadur Nepal is at throes of change and transition appears difficult than anticipated. Of course, transition is never easy anywhere since it calls for dismantling of existing mechanisms and structures to be replaced by newer mechanisms and structures. And this is where we have collectively failed to take adequate measures. Present political scenarioContinue reading “Nepal in Transition and Its Difficulties”

Real Problems Of Nepal And What It Holds For Future Generation

[Blogmandu: Maoist guerillas are busy these days rearing thier children in the cantonment. Here is one story, in Nepali, from Ilam. ???????? ??????? ??????? ???????: ‘??????? ?????? ?????? ?????????? ???? ?????? ??? ???????? ?’ ?????? ???? ???????? ???????? ?????? ????? ?????? ???? ???????? ??????? ????? ‘??????? ????? ??????? ????, ??????????? ????? ??? ? ?????? ???Continue reading “Real Problems Of Nepal And What It Holds For Future Generation”

My Perspective on Current Nepal

By Gaury S Adhikary Letter from Michigan I just got back from Kathmandu yesterday (2 March). Here is my perspective on current Nepal and where we might be heading in future. Nepal has many positives in the making, for example: 1. Little more than 10 percents of youth are heading out of Nepal for betterContinue reading “My Perspective on Current Nepal”

Complexity in Nepali Politics

Continuous and intentional violations of peace deal and meekness of the government to take any corrective measure created a vicious cycle of state-of-flux and lawlessness. …Because of frequent indefinite strikes, distribution of citizenship cards across Terai and collection names for voters’ list has been severely affected. By Chattra Bahadur A leading daily newspaper recently publishedContinue reading “Complexity in Nepali Politics”

Time to Declare Nepal a Federal Democratic Republic

It is time for the nation now to form immediately the interim government with the Maoist representations to address regressive conspiracies that might undermine the democracy. If the aspiration of people is threatened then political leaderships must not sit back from declaring the nation ‘Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.’ By Prakash Bom The conspiracy ofContinue reading “Time to Declare Nepal a Federal Democratic Republic”