Olitics-politics and ethics

Published On: February 28, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Narayan Manandhar

Prime Minister Oli is very much the part of the problem. Therefore, cannot be part of the solution.

Why fantasy is good for children

Published On: February 27, 2021 08:00 AM NPT By: Usha Pokharel

Fantasy provides children with an opportunity to explore the too big, too wide, and too dangerous world that is getting closer and more real every day.

Local actors matter most

Published On: February 27, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Simone Galimberti

The mayors and other locally elected officials are going to make the difference in Nepal’s politics.

How to cooperate with China

Published On: February 26, 2021 08:00 AM NPT By: Andrew Sheng and Xiao Geng

When the West is ready to cooperate—without attempting to force China to cross red lines such as regime change—devising a new global social contract will be essential.

Road accident is the biggest safety challenge for youths

Published On: February 26, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Dinesh Thapa

South Asia is particularly vulnerable to road-related accidents where frequent road users such as motorcyclists, cyclists, pedestrians, and public transport users are killed in road crashes more than in any other region of the world.

The limits to America’s pent-up demand

Published On: February 25, 2021 08:15 AM NPT By: Stephen S Roach

With the snapback for durables likely to be finished soon, even rapid vaccination is unlikely to shorten the tough time that lies ahead for the post-pandemic US economy.

Do not bring Hinduism in politics

Published On: February 25, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Dr Surendra Singh Rawal

When we proclaim our country a Hindu state, we blatantly violate principle of democratic republicanism. One of the leading causes of the world's deadliest atrocities in the past is the politicization of religion.

City as a platform to reimagine urban governance

Published On: February 24, 2021 08:00 AM NPT By: Subarna Shakya and Bimal Pratap Shah

Nepal needs new radicalism to thrive in the new Digital Age. Platform thinking creates intersections between local policy-making, democracy, urban activism, and digital living.

Curtailing women’s liberty

Published On: February 24, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Niyati Adhikari

The rule proposed by Department of Immigration tries to force the patriarchal vision of society onto women through the fabric of legislation. This policy is based on classification of sex.

Polish democracy in the crosshairs

Published On: February 23, 2021 08:10 AM NPT By: Adam Michnik

Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the abolition of censorship, and the collapse of the Soviet Union, Poland’s civil society is again defending its hard-won democracy from a state determined to do away with it.