Stories By 'Deepak Thapa'
It was nearly 20 years ago and I was at the Hotel Yak and Yeti in Kathmandu, attending a conference of the kind periodically held in such locations. As so often happens, during the Q&A session, a young woman raised herself portentously to pose the challenge why the programme was being held in a five-star venue, whether money could not be saved by hosting it somewhere else, and so on.
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Iron will

Deepak Thapa, Apr 05 2018

Ruling parties have the power to send out a message of zero tolerance against gender- and caste-based discrimination
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Given the requirement to follow the principle of inclusion in the PR part of the election, who you are becomes crucial
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It is probably a function of our socio-economic development, but rent-seeking seems ingrained in our psyche
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If one had to identify the central leitmotif of Nepal’s political discourse over the past decade or more, the idea of inclusion would certainly be the one.
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The police must institutionally do away with the current iniquitous practice of finding a compromise solution over rape
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