Stories By 'Deepak Thapa'
What were they thinking?’ is what came to my mind when I found out that the government had declared the current week’s Monday and Friday as public holidays to mark our president’s state visit to India.
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If we were to take the framers of the 2015 constitution literally at their word, it seems possible that Kathmandu denizens could bankrupt the government quite easily.
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It might have slipped from public memory, but soon after the success of the 1990 People’s Movement, Girija Prasad Koirala, speaking at the rally held at Khula Manch in Kathmandu,
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An outcome that was all but certain played itself out in Saptari three days ago. An adamant UML coming head to head with an equally uncompromising Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (SLMM) resulted in the unfortunate death of four protestors in Rajbiraj.
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Election season is upon us. No, I am not talking about the long-overdue elections to local bodies that the government finally announced for mid-May.
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Just the other day, I happened to hear a radio discussion on the issue of introducing a threshold in parliamentary elections.
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