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Space of absence

Women and other marginalised gender groups cannot afford to ignore inaccessibility to fundamental rights

Archana Thapa, Nov 24 2017

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Election economics

Campaign spending pumps cash into the economy and stimulates short-term growth

Shiv Raj Bhatt, Nov 24 2017

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Making water work

Nepal has to create a proper, data-driven framework for effective water resource management

ALAINA B TEPLITZ, Nov 24 2017

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Fighting alienation

During elections, rational voting has to flourish and negative elements should not be allowed to outweigh positive ones

SAJAL MANI DHITAL, Nov 23 2017

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The rule of despots

The last of the postcolonial strongmen—Robert Mugabe—is gone this week at the age of 93 and after 37 years of ruling Zimbabwe.

Pramod Mishra, Nov 23 2017

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The youth of the nation

In the face of adversity, Nepali youths should find the energy and motivation to play an active role in serving society

Simone Galimberti, Nov 22 2017

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Democratic deficit

Nepal’s politics is rendered precariously fluid by petty interests of a handful of influential party leaders

ACHYUT WAGLE, Nov 22 2017

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Danger in the air

A country with good politics is not only wealthier but healthier too. When politics goes wrong, everything goes weird. I remember those days when people were afraid of the name Maoist.

DHARMENDRA KALAUNI, Nov 21 2017

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The Congress conundrum

The Nepali Congress faces one of the greatest challenges of the democratic era. With the federal parliamentary and provincial assembly elections fast approaching, the country’s oldest party feels as though it is being squeezed between the leftist alliance and the Madhesi alliance.

MOHAN GURAGAIN, Nov 21 2017

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What is in store?

It is very interesting to watch campaigns for the upcoming elections. While driving through town on Saturday, I had to give way to a bunch of motorcycles with party flags.

Sujeev Shakya, Nov 21 2017

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Talking through their hat

Every Nepali is excited about the approaching provincial and federal elections. As is the practice, all political parties present their vision and goals in the form of an election manifesto.

Dr Nirmal Kandel, Nov 21 2017

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Time for change

It may not appear obvious, but Nepal and New York State share common problems and opportunities in our power sectors.

RICHARD KAUFFMAN, Nov 20 2017

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Down to earth

The soil must be revived through balanced use of chemical and organic fertilisers

Menila Kharel, Nov 19 2017

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