India: Congress Election and an Angry Yogi in Tirupati

By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal As it is preparing for its 12th general convention next week, the Nepali Congress is witnessing intense competition among its leaders who want to lead it. Several factions have come up and no one knows who is on which side. Also unclear is who among the three contenders forContinue reading “India: Congress Election and an Angry Yogi in Tirupati”

Nepal Needs to be Hindu Nation with Monarchy

UWB doesn’t agree with some of the ideas put forward by the writer of this comment, Dirgha Raj Prasai, which originally appeared here as a response to a UWB commentator. But we like to hear all kinds of opinions. Dear Basti jee ! Why would there be a need of a King if Nepal canContinue reading “Nepal Needs to be Hindu Nation with Monarchy”

Burning Effigies [in the Name of Lord Shiva]

Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal [This article originally appeared on the Op-Ed page of the Kathmandu Post today. See it here as it appeared on the paper.] Indian Hindu Rightwing Fundamentalists Demonstrate In Agra, India Against Nepal Government Decision To Apointment Nepali Priest in Pashupatinath Temmple The other day I came across a Reuters videoContinue reading “Burning Effigies [in the Name of Lord Shiva]”