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Rajendra Bahadur Singh

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Assessing Nepal’s Future Conflict Trends

Published On: August 30, 2023 08:30 AM NPT By: Rajendra Bahadur Singh

Nepal's cultural and ethnic diversity has been a hallmark of its society for centuries. Home to over 125 ethnic groups and languages, the country's identity is a mosaic of traditions, beliefs, and histories. This very diversity, while offering strength and resilience, also may form the bedrock of identity-related conflicts.

Election Manifestos and Reformation of Government and Electoral System

Published On: November 13, 2022 03:00 PM NPT By: Rajendra Bahadur Singh

The proclamation of election manifestos has become a ritualistic event that is never scrutinized after the political parties form the government, although this time the general public and the election analysts have aggressively been attacking the aims and agendas presented in the election manifestos of the political parties.

Logics, Literature and Law Education Curriculum

Published On: July 4, 2022 07:30 AM NPT By: Rajendra Bahadur Singh

It is unfortunate that all the contents, which have a deep affinity with legal studies, have been discarded in the BALLB courses.

What do songs have to do with polity and public?

Published On: March 22, 2022 01:30 PM NPT By: Rajendra Bahadur Singh

Songs are the strongest vehicle for the dissemination of different messages in societies across the world. The melody and metrics they have easily draw the attention of the listeners/audiences to the message they carry. As a result, a song can influence the people with the message it carries easily.

Local Level Election: Issues of Political Representation

Published On: March 14, 2022 09:38 AM NPT By: Rajendra Bahadur Singh

The ambiguous and unclear provisions in the election laws which are hampering the political representation of all should be further simplified so that everyone can see everyone’s representative in the mirror of local government.

Law as Literature

Published On: June 17, 2021 04:33 PM NPT By: Rajendra Bahadur Singh

The advocates recited many poems and songs, referred to some dialogues from dramas in the hearing process of the case on the dissolution of the House of Representatives, as if a grand literary symposium was being organized. The same got highlighted and published by the mainstream media repeatedly; a section of the general public was astonished with these activities that happened at the Constitution Bench.

What’s wrong with law education?

Published On: September 27, 2020 01:13 PM NPT By: Rajendra Bahadur Singh

Pedagogy of law has not been changed to suit the changed context. We still use the obsolete teaching-learning methods.

Why Chhaupadi persists

Published On: February 6, 2020 09:35 AM NPT By: Rajendra Bahadur Singh

Hindson Bethan (2009) mentions that menstruation taboos universally prevailed up to the mid-twentieth century in the world although anthropologists and historians did not make these taboos the subject of research until recently. Likewise, M Guterman and others (2007) provide that major religions of the world, without exception, have placed restrictions on menstruating women. Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism have made statements about menstruation and its negative effect on women, leading to prohibitions about physical intimacy, cooking, attending places of worship, and sometimes requiring women to live separately from men.