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The de-mythification of Nepali politics is a close to impossible task since much of organized politics in this country is premised on these myths. The organized propagation of these myths facilitated artificial divisions that can only be effectively countered by equally organized public illumination of actualities. The biggest hindrance to …

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Present coalition government to continue?


By Our Political analyst In as-it-is situation, the constitution cannot be amended and even if the date for local election is declared, there is no chance of holding elections in May. The bill to amend the constitution is impending in the Parliament. Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal and NC president Sher …

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Big fishes plan to eat small fishes

By Our Reporter For last several days, an odd advertisement has appeared in some media including broad-sheet dailies and FM radios. The message given by the advertisement is not to use soaps without labels as they are being produced by using animal fat. The advertisement source has not been mentioned. …

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Dahal successful to stop President Xi’s visit?


By Our Reporter Everybody knows that Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal is the leader who says one thing and does another. Many times, he said in public that he was keen to organize the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Nepal. PM Dahal went to Goa, India. The main agenda …

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Election impossible in May

By Our Reporter The deadline of Magh 15 (January 28, 2016) fixed by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal to announce the dates of the local elections elapsed without making any such announcement. Prime Minister Dahal, Deputy Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi, NC president Sher Bahadur Deuba had been assuring the public …

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Nepal ranked third most corrupt nation in South Asia

By Our Reporter A report released by the Transparency International last Wednesday showed Nepal as the third most-corrupt nation in South Asia and the 131st in the world. In its Corruption Percent Index-2016 published last Wednesday, the Transparency International (TI)  ranked Nepal at  the 131st place  among the listed 176 …

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Big three each get their ‘man’ in the EC

By Our Reporter The government has finally filled up the three vacant posts of the election commissioners. However, the big three parties divided the post of commissioners among them with each party recommending their ‘man’ to the crucial post. A meeting of the Constitutional Council (CC) Friday recommended Ishwori Paudyal, …

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MP Mohan Bahadur Basnet’s lucrative business


By Our Reporter Where is NC-MP Mohan BahadurBasnet busy these days as the Tatopani-Khasha trade route has remained closed since the devastating earthquake on 25 April, 2015! Everybody knows that Basnet’s main source of income was smuggling in the border trade with China. . Even during closure of the border …

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Upadhyaya new PAC chair


By Our Reporter Going  against  the established practice of granting the post of the chairman of the Public Account Committee of the parliament to the opposition party, the ruling coalition of the Maoist Centre and NC retained the post by electing lawmaker Dor Prasad Upadhyaya of the Maoist Centre to …

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BAR against Chief Justice


By Our Reporter Appointment of 80 judges in the high courts has invited a clash between the Nepal Bar Association and the Supreme Court. The lawyers associated with NBA have been protesting against the appointment of the judges in the seven high courts stating that the appointments were not fair. …

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