My Republica

P Kharel

Fading American footprints

December 3, 2018 01:30 AM

The strategic position that Nepal occupies in the fast-changing global context might add to Washington’s interests here

Testing times

November 19, 2018 01:30 AM

Whatever the eventual outcome, the fact remains that space and shape of Nepal’s existing system is under tremendous stress

Are we sensing political changes soon?

November 5, 2018 01:30 AM

Baluwatar could have handled the situation more subtly by taking an early decision and wording its public position with utmost diplomatic nuances

Chandra Shumsher in Britain

October 15, 2018 01:00 AM

Jung Bahadur, seven years after his landmark trip to Britain as the first Nepali leader of standing traveling overseas, came to be hailed in high esteem for the timely and crucial military support he provided in putting down the 1857 Sepoy Mutiny in India, Chandra, several days ahead of his visit, was considered to be imperial Britain’s “trusted” and “reliable ally”.

Conflict between two chiefs

October 1, 2018 01:30 AM

Officially, both Oli and Dahal are equals. Effectively, Dahal is a lightweight and, practically, Oli stands as the effective heavyweight at least for the next year and a half

Some hard truths

September 17, 2018 01:30 AM

BIMSTEC might have a hard time taking off because of growing mutual suspicions and New Delhi’s aspiration to ignore Pakistan and distance China from any Indian initiative

Shabby and unsporting

September 3, 2018 01:30 AM

Given the size of the record-large Nepali contingent to Asian Games in Indonesia, the medal tally was solitary silver from participation in 29 out of 40 disciplines

Locked between two neighbors

August 22, 2018 10:25 AM

The strategic significance of Nepal’s geographic location will soar on account of China’s economic superpower status and India’s vast potential for emulating China

Road to recovery

August 6, 2018 01:30 AM

Had Nepali Congress honored its ideological principles, the party would not have plunged so low as it now finds itself in

Roll-call of protocol practices

July 23, 2018 01:30 AM

It is public knowledge that Nepal’s ambassadorial appointments are largely auctioned to highest bidder among cronies and those showered with nepotism rather than merit

Much ado about a routine

July 9, 2018 01:30 AM

What is there for the Chinese to find substantively significant in this government that they did not see in previous governments?

Indian press: Then and now

June 27, 2018 01:30 AM

The face and landscape of the Indian press got exposed after Prime Minister Indira Gandhi clamped a countrywide emergency rule close to midnight on June 25, 1975

To Beijing for ritual

June 14, 2018 12:30 PM

Oli reminds Beijing of leopards not changing their spots, whereas New Delhi embraces him as a prodigal son back on track after straying onto the wrong meadow in 2015

Will monarchy return?

May 29, 2018 01:00 AM

Talks continue on giving monarchy some space in the spirit of the 1990 constitution. India, China and the US have discussed this issue in twos but not collectively

Benefit of doubt

April 6, 2018 12:49 PM

For a man with a perceived reputation for being “overly pro-Indian”--as painted by a section of Kathmandu’s scribing community--until he first donned the mantle of prime minister in the autumn of 2016, Khadga Prasad Oli attracts wide attention and intense interest from audiences both at home and abroad, especially in the immediate neighbourhood, as he begins, today, his first foreign visit after taking that office  for the second time.