May flowers

May 3, 2017 00:45 am

It was simply amazing to witness the great enthusiasm with which leaders of political parties and independent candidates on Tuesday filed their nominations for the first phase, on May 14, of local elections.

PM’s burdens

May 2, 2017 00:45 am

Never mind its pro-poll pronouncements, there is now a big reason to doubt the commitment of the ruling Nepali Congress-CPN (Maoist Center) coalition government to timely local election.


May 1, 2017 00:45 am

The impeachment motion against Chief Justice Sushila Karki is a blatant attack on the independence of the judiciary.

Not that easy

April 29, 2017 00:45 am

In a free-market economy, the price of goods and services is set by the market. That, at least, is the principle.

Keep growing

April 27, 2017 02:00 am

CBS economic figures

First things first

April 26, 2017 00:45 am

Just as it is important for at least the three major political parties to agree on a two-phase election, as proposed by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, it is as important that the three see eye to eye on the timing of the new budget.

Time doesn’t heal

April 25, 2017 00:45 am

Time really does fly. Or it is supposed to when life is good and easy. The folk who escaped largely unscathed, with their families and properties intact, from the April 25, 2015 earthquake, can’t believe it’s already been two years since that fateful day.

Let’s do this

April 24, 2017 00:45 am

Thursday’s merger of six different Madhesi parties to form the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP), to be followed hot on the heels by an understanding between various Madhesi forces and the government on a two-phase election, have been music to the ears of Nepalis.

Eye on election

April 22, 2017 00:45 am

We are delighted by the news of merger between six small Madhesi parties on Thursday to form the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP). On the same day, Bijaya Kumar Gacchhadar-led Nepal Democratic Forum merged with Tharuhat Tarai Party Nepal.

Help, not hinder

April 20, 2017 00:35 am

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is clearly unhappy with the international community. Speaking before a politburo meet of his party on Tuesday, he disclosed that he was under ‘immense pressure’ to defer the May 14 local election.