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Woman thrashed mercilessly on Women’s Day, Mayor shot at


By Our Reporter When Nepal and entire world was marking International Women’s Day on last Thursday, Radha Chaudhary of Ghodaghodi Municipality in Kailali district was being brutally beaten up, accusing her of practicing witchcraft. She was thrashed mercilessly by a witchdoctor in the presence of media people and local representatives. …

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WB warns middle class people may fall back into poverty

By Our Reporter The World Bank has warned the government that the families which were graduated from poverty and entered the middle class might fall back into poverty in case of income shocks. “Although many households have exited poverty in Nepal, welfare gains have not been large enough to move …

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Two Thirds!!!


Nepali Communists had questionable credentials by time of the 1980 referendum (Maaley, Masaaley and Mandaleys are all the same according to Girija Koirala) ranged as they were from the right (Keshar Jung Raimajhi) to extreme Naxalites. By time of the people’s movement for the restoration of multi Party democracy they …

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Nepal is not a playground : PM Oli

Kathmandu, 11 March: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that he will not do anything harmful to the country and the people, according to the news portal, Setopati.com. “The main priority of the government is protecting geographical integrity and nationalism.” PM Oli said. During the meeting with leaders of …

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Bidhya Bhandari to continue as President


By Our Reporter The Left alliance government has unanimously named President Bidhya Bhandari as the candidate to the post of the President for the next term as well. The UML Standing Committee meeting held on 6 March evening had proposed Bhandari as the Presidential candidate. The Maoist Center has already …

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Pakistani Prime Minister’s visit a significant gesture


By Our Reporter The two-day official visit of Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to Nepal has signaled the importance of Nepal in South Asian politics. Pakistani Prime Minister Abbasi arrived in Kathmandu on Monday to congratulate Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on being elected the Prime Minister of …

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Rainbow parliament’s session kicks off


By Our Reporter The members of the Federal Parliament took the oath of office on Sunday. During the swearing-in ceremony, the parliament looked like a rainbow as the lawmakers of different political parties appeared in their traditional attire reflecting their ethnicity. Only the lawmakers from the UML and the NC …

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Western influence in the government

By Our Reporter Along with appointment of Yubraj Khatiwada as the finance minister in the present KP Sharma Oli led cabinet, observers have started to say that the Oli government is neither pro-India nor pro-China but it is a pro-west. PM Oli, under the design of the West, had appointed …

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PM Oli intends to become more powerful by centralizing power

By Our Reporter Prime Minister K. P. Oli, who has been bracing to form a powerful government of a two-thirds majority in the centre by trying to induct the two Madhes-based parties—Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal, has also initiated process to centralize power in the Prime Minister …

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Why two thirds majority?

By Our Reporter It is clear, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli led government is trying to secure two-thirds majority to amend the constitution. Whether the government is intended to please the Indians by amending the constitution or there are other agendas to fulfill while securing two-thirds majority, the government has …

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