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To Be in History

We are at it again. Having been asked to take reprieve of political change and concentrate on development for prosperity, the execution or management phase of the new Nepali republic is being given silent doses of expectations for yet another momentous change. As it is, the constitution was being sold …

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Messing Management

Parliament’s stock has been so reduced in public eyes that even the cosmetic addition of a section of the Tarai movement into the cabinet matters little. Government’s fiscal policy has passed parliament previously even when a government party has chosen to shift loyalties to the party opposing government on the …

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The Republic

Prime Minister K.P. Oli has done the country a good turn. He has unwittingly set a moratorium on the republic. By telling his people that he intends to invite the former king he and the prevalent system ousted twelve years ago in order to establish the republic to participate in …

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Brute Theatrics

Three decades of political grandstanding promoted by a pliant media who cannot but carry partisan analyses as coverage of economic policies makes the budget session merely part of the overall dramatics that is our democracy today. Both K.P. Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal have separately and jointly introduced fiscal policies …

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Leaf Fallen

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi must be congratulated. His third foray into Nepal has rendered naked Nepali democracy and constitutionalism. His wisely invested upon whirlwind entry through Janakpur demonstrated the Indian advantage in Nepali Federalism by allowing him separate largesse in State Number Two which can now officially proclaim its …

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Think Global

In the least, this need not have been pointed out to our champions of globalization who used the ruse to cannibalize our preciously built industries and are currently in the process of dismantling the state utilizing myopic interpretations of democracy and constitutionalism. Forget a world view for Nepal. Take just …

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Prophesying

As the budget session of the federal parliament dawns, us Nepalis cannot but reflect on how expensive Nepali republicanism has proven. We cannot also but fume over the mystery over how Nepali democracy dragged the country into republicanism. In hindsight, more and more of the population are re-educating themselves over …

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What Paradigms?

The past thirty years of India tilted Nepal policies will need both Nepal and India to correct. This would be as difficult for India at this micro-managed stage of Nepali fruition as it would be for K.P.Oli who is very much also a product of that micro-management. As much as …

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Northwards Ahoy

As the establishment would have it, Prime Minister K.P. Oli, has done it. His bristles, exacerbated by the unilateral Indian blockade, have been soothed by his Indian counterparts who have come to terms with his emergence as, as one Indian wise guys would want to term it, ‘more powerful than …

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Oli’s Follies

Now that Prime Minister K. P. Oli has paid his ritualistic pilgrimage to New Delhi, eyes will habitually turn to his forthcoming trip to Beijing. Oli wisely announced beforehand that there would be nothing new from the south this round. What should be gleaned, though, is that the Indian media …

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