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Trump Destroying American Political System

By Prabasi Nepali In his new book, “Its Even Worse Than You Think. What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America”, the US investigative journalist David Cay Johnston chronicles the slow and steady down sliding in the one year of his administration. Trump is characterized as deeply narcissistic and his …

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onstitutional Test On

By P. Kharel What content the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nepal! It is in the throes of experiment even a decade after the sweeping political changes and two Constituent Assemblies, which is an undistinguished world record. Witnessed with increasing intensity and regularity, the series of hiccups in implementing …

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The profound, the profane and the rotten

BY M. R. JOSSE TAMPA, FL: Back home, things seem to be unraveling at a serious lick even as the ecstasy of the polls evaporates, replaced by the miasma emanating from the political and judicial realm. Nowhere was this better illustrated than in the hearing on a contempt of court …

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The fraternity begins to fight back

BY MAILA BAJE The latest whirlwind involving Dr. Govinda K.C. and Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli marks a critical turning point. Our political fraternity, long fed up with pinpricks from what it considers the periphery, has decided to speak out. Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist-Leninist leader K.P. Oli used his customary …

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The two paths towards prosperity!

By PR Pradhan Every year, we used to celebrate the birth anniversary of King Prithivi Narayan Shah the Great as the National Unity Day on 27 Pous until 2005. In 2006, the then home minister Krishna Prasad Sitaula, in the government led by Girija Prasad Koirala, to please his foreign …

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Trump Maligns Pakistan & Other Nations End of the Strategic Partnership?

BY PRABASI NEPALI US President Trump’s administration has announced the suspension of about US Dollar 2 billion in security aid to nuclear-armed Pakistan – officially a US ally and strategic partner – over accusations that the country is playing a double game in Afghanistan since decades. Islamabad has denied this …

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First Step to Serious Correction

BY P. KHAREL So the “loktanrtik” rulers finally bowed to public pressure last week to resume marking Prithvi Jayanti as national unity day after a shocking interruption of a full decade. That the very founder of the nation unified, who unified more than four dozen principalities into a single state …

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US’s credibility increasingly at risk

BY M. R. JOSSE TAMPA, FL: Though this week’s write-up will focus on US foreign policy under President Donald Trump, mention must be made to the disarray infusing and infecting the body politic back home. NO SILVER BULLET I cannot but remind readers of his column in November entitled: “Panacea, …

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Why rock the boat(s) when you don’t want to swim?

BY MAILA BAJE As the unification/power ritual deepens on our theoretically triumphant left, the Nepali Congress-led government is exhibiting fewer signs of having been beaten. The Maoist Center, the putative half of those so eager to push Nepal’s red-hued rejuvenation, still holds on to ministerial berths although its representatives have …

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Discoursed Nepal

By PR Pradhan Today is the birth anniversary of King Prithivi Narayan Shah the Great, the founder of modern Nepal. After integration of Nepal, the Great King, in his Divine Counsels had stated, “Now Nepal is the real Hindusthan”. Christians had invaded India, the holy Hindu soil, thus, King Prithivi …

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