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On Off the record

Save the nation!

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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”

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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?

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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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By PR Pradhan Just recently Maoist Center supremo Pushpakamal Dahal “Prachanda” had said that he doesn’t want to be the “Yes man” of anybody. After he was “terminated “ from the post of the PM eight years ago, time and again, he has said that he didn’t wish to be …

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Bravo KP Oli!

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By PR Pradhan I am not an UML cadre and I have never voted for UML. I had never been a fan of KP Sharma Oli, instead, I have criticized him  many times. Today, I am inspired from the stance of the outgoing Prime Minister Oli. Today, I am thinking, …

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“Loktantra” has failed!

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The result of the April 2006 uprising was that ‘Prajantantra’ was replaced by “Loktantra”. Instead of “Prajatantra”, all the political leaders started to say “Loktantra” and this scribe had understood all the time that “Loktantra” was a mere  synonym of “Prajatantra” i.e. democracy, which was wrong. Before 1990, there was …

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