The great king who gave us Nepal

Published On: January 11, 2021 08:50 AM NPT By: Prem Singh Basnyat

If Nepal was defeated in the battle of Sindhuli, unification would not have been possible. The British would make Kathmandu Valley their colony, a point to access Tibet and China, which might as well have become the British colony later on.

Europe after Brexit

Published On: January 11, 2021 08:15 AM NPT By: Sigmar Gabriel

Brexit raises long-dormant strategic questions about Europe’s internal unity and external position, and few of these are likely to be decided quickly.

How will Biden intervene?

Published On: January 10, 2021 08:00 AM NPT By: Joseph S Nye, Jr

Where will Biden land on the spectrum of interventions intended to promote security, democracy, and human rights?

Nepal’s roadmap for green recovery from Covid-19

Published On: January 10, 2021 07:10 AM NPT By: Prakash Paudel

Green recovery with social harmony and cohesion can be a utopian concept unless existing structural inequalities are addressed at the same time.

Dictators, beware

Published On: January 9, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Jiva Nath Lamsal

Nepali people have brought down the dictators through revolutions. Remember 2007.

Ten hours that shook America

Published On: January 8, 2021 11:31 AM NPT By: Nina L. Khrushcheva

For the first time in the country’s history, a defeated incumbent president summoned a mob to intimidate Congress into violating the US constitution to keep him in power.

Five key lessons that 2020 taught us

Published On: January 7, 2021 08:01 AM NPT By: Sudarshan Neupane

We have managed to pass probably the most terrible year 2020 with several learnings and pragmatic strategies. All this will be very important for 2021.

Sorrows of democracy

Published On: January 6, 2021 01:13 PM NPT By: Mahesh K Maskey

Trumpism and Oli-garchy may keep on raising their heads time and again, but it is the people who make history by their collective action, and who continue to carve new forms of democracy.

Democracy is the defense of Nepali sovereignty

Published On: January 6, 2021 08:30 AM NPT By: Dr Robert A Portada/Uttam Paudel

While Nepali politicians remain motivated by personal gain, they have kept the great powers off balance. Nepal’s political uncertainties, and the record of multiple leaders shifting their priorities and relationships, have created difficulties for either great power to establish firm linkages with Kathmandu.

All eyes on the Supreme Court

Published On: January 6, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Abesh Adhikari

The role of the Supreme Court now is to provide a fair interpretation which must protect the spirit of the current constitution.