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Tampering

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Allowing jurisprudence to actually gauge the effects of the judiciary reversing previous decisions on the Lok Man Singh Karki case last week, the singular progress made in the political sector is the enablement of his persecution tabled in the legislature. The impudence lies in the decision ignoring the participation of …

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Nepal and the Globe

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The Vedas were to be listened to and recited. Although this recitation from word of mouth was later put to words, its lack of interpretation in the process was perhaps designed to ensure its pristine purity although one cannot deny that these yet to be accurately dated texts too have …

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Odd Flurry

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The furor created in power circles over former king Gyanendra’s scathing attack on the current state of the polity is understandable. Among other things, his analysis is as close to the truth as possible and there is none other than the current political masters who are aware the king was …

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The Streets Again

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The impasse in the legislature is to be followed officially in the streets what with the opposition alliance announcing the date for their rally in Kathmandu. It is not just speculation that the streets have been warming up already at their behest but the declaration that they are to hold …

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Election Ploy

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The idea is to continue the monopoly. Mainstream parties stuck in the dubious issue of constitutional amendment in the face of Tarai opposition now dangle the election bait in order to skirt the stalemate. The UML very much part of the stalemate as also the monopoly has deployed its workers …

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Forcing Alternatives

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There is still that hope that our mainstream parties patch up their differences fast and dish out a compromise that sets the course for the current constitution to conduct all levels of elections in order to render the implementation process of the constitution complete. Warnings that disaster awaits if this …

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Delhi Pact Negated

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Many a time this column has had to resort to recall. Recall that the so-called Janaandolan 2 led by the Nepali Congress was for the restoration of a duly dissolved parliament. Dig deeper into memory and you will discover that a constitutional monarchy acquiesced to the advice of the elected …

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The ‘Panchay’ Party

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The Rashtriya Prajatantra Party is one again. ‘Again’ is the key word here. This round, it is the unification of the Rashtriya Prajatantra Party led by Pashupati S. Rana and the Rashtriya Prajatantra Party Nepal led by Kamal Thapa that has united. Prior to this, the Rashtriya Parjatantra Party had …

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Loot-tantra in “loktantra”

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Corruption, commission and abuse of authority have become synonymous of this “loktantra” as it has become very difficult to get a clean leader in this “loktantrik” era. As the leaders are involved in corruption, commission and misuse of power, they have tried to defunct the Commission for Investigation on Abuse …

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Political Season On

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By and large this country of festivals can safely say that the festival season is over and the political season has begun. That it has begun with prime minister Prachanda clearing his party office of his former rebels who had taken over the premises agitating for their claimed share of …

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