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Pranab Kharel

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Contesting Nepal’s majoritarian interests

Published On: February 20, 2021 10:00 AM NPT By: Pranab Kharel

The majoritarian mindset holds that any change to the existing political and cultural structure is a threat to the unity of the country.

Is the party over?

Published On: January 15, 2020 08:36 AM NPT By: Pranab Kharel

Three decades of politics based on party system following the restoration of democracy in 1990 requires some serious introspection. This is particularly pertinent at a time when a single party or amalgamation leading to a large party formation has actually put the country at an important crossroads. Nepal Communist Party (NCP) formed following the merger of former CPN (UML) and former Maoist (Center) has a historic opportunity before them.

State of confusion

Published On: July 16, 2017 01:00 AM NPT By: Pranab Kharel

There was a suggestion from a former vice chancellor of a university to do away with publication of journal articles and books.

The rightward drift

Published On: October 20, 2016 12:25 AM NPT By: Pranab Kharel

The majority believe that their identity is threatened by the new narratives of those pushing for change