Stories By 'Pramod Mishra'
The wedding ceremony broke all the stiff-upper-lip, white gentry-aristocracy-only British traditions
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Karl Marx’s 200th birth anniversary is being marked the world over, both by celebrants and protestors. China has made and installed a bronze statue of Marx in his birth town of Trier, which used to be a part of the Kingdom of Prussia 200 years ago but now is in Germany. Some have protested the installation, but the Mayor of the town wanted the town to be a tourist destination.
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This past Monday (April 9), we had the first of two book discussion sessions on Cathy N Davidson’s 2017 book called The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World In Flux.
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I have just gone through the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) Report 2017 and I must say that I am impressed by its thoroughness and by the meticulous critique it has provided on Nepal’s 2017 House of Representative elections.
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On March 8, when urban, educated, social media-savvy Nepal was celebrating International Women’s Day, in a Tharu village in the Kailali district, Radha Chaudhary was being publicly kicked, punched and shoved for hours until she lost consciousness because she was accused of being a witch In my most recent column, I focused on the contradiction of Madhesi response to two incidents related to Muslims—one inspiring, another despairing
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Mohammad Lalbabu Raut has just become the chief minister of Province 2, the truncated Madhes Pradesh (a province with Madhesi majority).
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