My Republica

Nishan Kafle

The author is a student of political science at Queens College, City University of New York

Vision for 2020 and beyond

Published On: January 14, 2020 08:26 AM NPT By: Nishan Kafle

The last decade(s) was a decade of great disillusionment for Nepal. Petty politics reigned supreme and issues of development took a backseat. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that all the social progresses Nepal has made thus far—decreased infant mortality rate and progress on education, maternal health etc—have been despite the government, not because of it. But the 2020s presents an opportunity for Nepal to right its wrongs and chart a new way forward to ensure economic prosperity for all.

Together against climate crisis

Published On: October 15, 2019 01:30 AM NPT By: Nishan Kafle

Kathmanduites collectively bemoan the declining luster of the mountains we are so proud of. There isn’t anywhere else to point for this scourge but climate change

Language in danger

Published On: May 13, 2019 01:30 AM NPT By: Nishan Kafle

Unhealthy infatuation with English language risks Nepal’s minority languages like Tharu, Maithili, Awadhi, Bhojpuri, Gurung, Newari and Limbu by putting them at extinction path

Vision for Nepal

Published On: November 7, 2018 01:30 AM NPT By: Nishan Kafle

The semblance of stability which we are enjoying today should be exploited for pushing through economic reform agendas and comprehensive long-term plans

Responsibility of the rich

Published On: October 7, 2018 02:00 AM NPT By: Nishan Kafle

The West exalted its economy through “all means possible” approach during the industrial revolution. They need to clean up the mess they created in the process

Nepal’s tourism moment

Published On: September 4, 2018 01:00 AM NPT By: Nishan Kafle

Tourism industry can help Nepal burnish its image abroad, emboldening its soft-power for a country with negligible hard-power