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Taranath Dahal

The author, Freedom of Expression and Information expert, is currently affiliated with Freedom Forum

Not disclosing cabinet decisions a huge setback for freedom of info

Published On: November 14, 2018 09:41 AM NPT By: Taranath Dahal

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The way Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gokul Banskota responded to a crowd of reporters desperately waiting to learn about the decisions of a Cabinet meeting the other day has saddened and angered Nepal’s media fraternity.

Why privacy bill should be amended

Published On: September 2, 2018 01:00 AM NPT By: Taranath Dahal

The state has no right to control people’s freedom and liberties while introducing right to privacy laws. No law should encroach on people’s right to know