What is unconstitutional, what is not?

Published On: February 12, 2021 08:00 AM NPT By: Sarans Pandey

When we vehemently protest one unconstitutional action but let others slide, it will only serve to weaken the constitution in the long run. This is what has happened at present.

Oli’s follies

Published On: February 12, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Narayan Manandhar

Deceit and thuggery have gone to such an extent that in one moment PM says one thing and in the next moment does opposite of what he just said.

Reflections on a plague year

Published On: February 11, 2021 08:00 AM NPT By: Jim O’Neill

COVID-19 crisis has accelerated Asia’s global rise in terms of relative economic growth, with China driving the region’s ascent. The contrast between China’s governance structure and that of Western democracies will thus become an even bigger issue for many leaders than it already is.

Whither US foreign policy?

Published On: February 10, 2021 08:35 AM NPT By: Richard N Haass

Biden voiced strong criticism of Chinese behavior, but also noted a desire to work with Xi’s regime when it is in America’s interest to do so. China will have to decide whether it is prepared to reciprocate in the face of US criticism, sanctions, and export restrictions on sensitive technology.

Eliminating gender based violence

Published On: February 10, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Mandip Lamichhane

The way political leadership is working to end gender-based violence in our country is not inspiring enough. There should be greater commitment and more actions.

Politics of convenience of Nepali Congress

Published On: February 9, 2021 08:10 AM NPT By: Rajaram Bartaula

Nepali Congress is putting its feet in two boats in its response to House dissolution. In other words, Congress is playing a politics of convenience but will it help?

Why women should be given equal rights in citizenship

Published On: February 9, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Riti Prasai

Nepal’s sovereignty will be stronger if we empower our women and children and weaker if we disenfranchise the children of Nepali mothers. A nation that treats its citizens unequally is doomed from within.

Chinese vaccine a shot of equity for world

Published On: February 8, 2021 12:39 PM NPT By: Seymur Mammadov

China offers an affordable vaccine that everyone can use. Competitors and envious people do not wish Beijing to succeed on this path. But China is no stranger to it. It will break through.

Should there be FDI in agriculture?

Published On: February 8, 2021 08:00 AM NPT By: Damodar Kanel

FDI flow in agriculture will increase competition and because of the sheer size of capital, it might create an unequal playing field for the domestic investors. This is where the current hue and cry is coming from.

How occupational hazards afflict health professionals

Published On: February 8, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Narayan Man Shrestha

Doctors, nurses and health staff have to face occupational hazards, including infectious diseases, contaminated puncture wounds, radiation, solvent and chemical exposures, and psychological stress among others.