Thursday , April 25 2019
Home / Commentary (page 11)

Commentary

King Birendra for national sovereignty, peace and development

By PR Pradhan The Nepali people observed the birth anniversary of late King Birendra on 14 Pous (29 December). Nepal is republic nation now and the government doesn’t observe any event recalling King Birendra, yet, patriotic Nepali people remember the contributions made by King Birendra for safeguarding national sovereignty and …

Read More »

Expectations & Prospects for the New Year 2019:

• Nepal in Limbo / Reinvigorating Dynamic Sanatan Dharma ? • World in Flux — Restoring World Order ? BY SHASHI MALLA Whither Nepal? The general public and even parts of the governing monolithic Communist government are of the opinion that the past year has not been particularly favourable for …

Read More »

Spice of Life

By P. Kharel Desh Bhakta Morcha Desh Bhakta Janatantrik Morcha has fired a shot announcing that it would soon launch a nationwide protest campaign to highlight its ideas and the mismanagement of the national governance by what it describes as a corrupt and incompetent rulers who have betrayed the very …

Read More »

Year-end uncertainty looms large in America and Nepal

By MR Josse TAMPA, FL: Last week, attention was focused on the mayhem that seemed to infuse American politics even as the Democrats were breathlessly awaiting taking control of the House of Representatives, come 2019. Since then, the fast-paced whirl of events has ratcheted up, inevitably generating the belief that …

Read More »

Antsiness in an unsettled arena

By Maila Baje It started all over again with an innocuous dance. Former king Gyanendra Shah took some time to sway in mirth and merriment at what he considered was a private party. The management of the restaurant where the family gathering took place chose to release a few pictures. …

Read More »

Prosperous Nepal or prosperous political leaders?

By PR Pradhan When Nepal will become prosperous and the Nepalis will become happy, we don’t know, however, within five years or say by the next elections, all the people’s representatives from ward level to the federal government will surely become prosperous. Forget about organized corruption on which the government …

Read More »

US Middle East & West Asia Policy in Tatters

• US to Withdraw from Syria/ US Defence Secretary Resigns • US Partial Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Geo-Political Ramifications BY SHASHI MALLA US to Leave Syria In a surprise move, US President Trump has ordered the withdrawal of all US forces from Syria. It was well known that Trump like his …

Read More »

Spice of Life

By P. Kharel Questioning NPC Prime Minister Oli not long ago questioned the National Planning Commission’s relevance and utility. For an answer, he should have asked his Finance Minister Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada who has cruised through all the plum posts NPC vice-chairmanship through Nepal Rastra Bank governorship before being …

Read More »

Year ending on sombre, chaotic note for Trump

By MR Josse TAMPA, FL: The past week has been chaotic for American President Donald Trump. Viewing the overarching political landscape – from the sunny, verdant state of Florida – it is difficult not to conclude that the Trump administration is hurtling towards decidedly inclement and uncertain times in 2019, …

Read More »