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”

Nepal's Peace Process: Possible Threats

By Utshab Pokhrel Guest blogger Background: The peace process of Nepal has gained unique and extraordinary success in a very short period as comparison to the other countries. Although, there seems misunderstanding in some cases between the government and the Maoists as well as within Seven Party Alliance, they all are committed towards sustainable peaceContinue reading “Nepal's Peace Process: Possible Threats”

Being Nepali Citizen: Bill Brings Madhesis Joy

Bill brings hope of citizenship: Satyendra Prasad Gupta, 38, (left) of Bara with his mother Sudhamadevi (center), children and younger brother Birendra (right). Pic by Updendra Lamichhane By Updendra Lamichhane in Nijgadh, Bara This has become the most controversial bill in recent times and was endorsed by parliament last week with an overwhelming majority. ThatContinue reading “Being Nepali Citizen: Bill Brings Madhesis Joy”