My Republica

CK Lal

The contributor for Republica.

After Oliological rush

Published On: December 19, 2016 12:25 AM NPT By: CK Lal

From the debris of despair, let rays of openness, coexistence and cooperation emerge to light the path to a confident future

Life in borderlands

Published On: December 5, 2016 12:35 AM NPT By: CK Lal

Long accustomed to walking with bowed heads, Madheshis have begun to imitate Bihari swagger

Diffusion of demagoguery

Published On: November 21, 2016 03:30 AM NPT By: CK Lal

Nepal needs to be afraid, very-very afraid, of the dominant group with persecution complex, the Olians, striking back

Message from Madhesh

Published On: November 7, 2016 12:35 AM NPT By: CK Lal

A small section of Madheshis have always been in struggle with their government, but they lacked the internal organization and external linkages

Mandate of heathens

Published On: October 17, 2016 12:35 AM NPT By: CK Lal

Similar to the dominance of Chakari and Afno-manchhe beneficiaries of Khas-Arya elites in Nepal, the Siamese of Thailand dominate the State

Marginal milestones

Published On: October 3, 2016 12:35 AM NPT By: CK Lal

In one of those long melancholic nights of Sorah Sharddha this September, memories washed me down the stream of reverie

The 9/11 in Madhesh

Published On: September 19, 2016 12:35 PM NPT By: CK Lal

Like all other constitutions of the past, the days of the inert statute of 2015 too are numbered

Confessions of a Himalistani

Published On: September 5, 2016 12:35 AM NPT By: CK Lal

Even though editing and publishing a relatively insignificant periodical—reputation of Himal in an esoteric circle was huge, but it had a small circulation—Kanak dreamt big

Allures of respectability

Published On: August 22, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: CK Lal

Ambedkar’s call to “educate, agitate and organize” is applicable for all dominated groups everywhere

Power games

Published On: August 8, 2016 12:35 AM NPT By: CK Lal

No matter how instable the polity is or how poor and ignorant the populace are, Nepal is accursed to wallow in its sovereign misery as long as the balance of power does not change

A year on

Published On: July 25, 2016 12:35 AM NPT By: CK Lal

The Indians first appropriated Madhesh Uprising III and then dumped it the moment they thought it had outlived its utility

The calamitous compact

Published On: July 11, 2016 12:40 AM NPT By: CK Lal

The contested constitution was prepared with the intent of legitimizing social inequalities bordering on racism

The Muddled Madheshis

Published On: June 27, 2016 11:00 AM NPT By: CK Lal

Former President Ram Baran Yadav must be wondering where he went wrong even though he did everything by the book

More loathing lore

Published On: June 13, 2016 12:35 AM NPT By: CK Lal

Any community that submits itself to be excluded from the right to be defended and the duty to bear arms becomes a second class citizen