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On Off the record

New avatars of Lhendup Dorji

By PR Pradhan The present coalition government made by India has started to work in a naked manner in serving the Indian interests. To please the Indians, Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal is trying to amend the constitution which was said to be endorsed by above 90 percent of the people’s …

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“Lampasharbad” i.e. total surrender-ism

By PR Pardhan What is the foreign policy of Nepal, one cannot say so easily. Or, it would be better to say that we don’t have any foreign policy and the foreign policy is guided by the mood of our leaders. We saw many odd things during the visit of …

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In absence of monarchy

By PR Pradhan In recent two events, former king Gyanendra has expressed his utter dissatisfaction on the attitude of the political leaders. On the occasion of the greatest festival of the Nepali people having Hindu belief, the former King had put forward seven questions to the political actors of the …

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Save the nation!

By PR Pradhan Political leader, freedom fighter and social worker Dil Bahadur Shrestha is no more with us as he departed for the heavenly journey on 18 September. Nevertheless, we cannot forget things he has done for the nation and he will remain immortal in the history of the nation. …

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A failed “loktantra”

The country is practicing a system which has already been proven that it will not benefit the nation, rather, it will destroy a sovereign and independent nation created by our brave forefathers by shedding their bloods. The nation observed first anniversary of the promulgation of the constitution with a great …

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Constitution implementation through fast track?

The constitution was promulgated through a fast track process and it seems, the political leaders are going to implement the constitution through the very same fast track process. However, it is obvious this process will invite an accident if the present leasers try to run faster than the maximum limit. …

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Long live Nepal-Japan relations!

By PR Pradhan It has already been 60 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Nepal and Japan. In 1956, the diplomatic relation was established between the two countries, however, I wish to say it before the beginning of the formal relations, we had century-old relations that both the …

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Prachanda’s formula and Nepal’s future

In a successful democracy, the people elect leaders having vision and the political parties perform in a democratic manner. In this regard, Nepal is considered as a country having a very unsuccessful democracy.  Democracy has become unsuccessful because there are leaders who have no vision and no programmes to uplift …

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Hopes from south

By PR Pradhan CPN Maoist Center supremo Pushpakamal Dahal is the Prime Minister for nine months. It is clear that Dahal can do nothing within the given nine months. Even after three weeks, Dahal was unable to give complete shape to his cabinet. There is serious dispute within the NC …

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“Loktantra” has failed

By PR Pradhan The leaders of the day have already felt that the present constitution is non-functional and it has already failed. If recalled, Baburam Bhattarai and Krishna Shitaula were much active in writing the constitution. Today, Bhattarai is saying that the issue of demarcation of the boundaries of the …

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