BIRATNAGAR, March 4: Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has said that elections would be held across the nation including Tarai-Madhes as per the aspirations of the people.

TOKYO (Japan), Feb 19: Nepalis currently living in Japan have urged political leaders to respect the sacrifice of martyrs and democracy fighters, who laid down their lives for the achievement of the democratic system in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: In commemoration of the historical day, the government observed the Democracy Day (Falgun 7) by organizing special programs at Tundikhel in the Capital on Saturday.

Democracy day marked in Biratnagar

February 18, 2017 13:37 pm

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 18: A variety of programs were organized to mark the 67th National Democracy Day here today.

National Democracy Day being observed

February 18, 2017 11:43 am

Kathmandu, Feb 18: The 67th National Democracy Day is being marked across the country on Saturday by organizing several program in commemoration of the establishment of democracy on 7 Falgun 2007.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that making democratic practices more inclusive and accommodative is an important yet difficult challenge to contemporary democracy and is even more challenging to a country like Nepal with huge diversity in ideas, religion, culture, language and ethnicity.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has commended the role of the Magar community and the members of his party for their role in establishment of democracy in the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has argued that the democracy would be further strengthened in the country by holding all three levels of elections.

Youth Democracy Camp at Kotdanda

November 26, 2016 09:52 am

KATHMANDU , Nov 25: Youth Advocacy Nepal (YAN) has organized a five-day long ‘Youth Democracy Camp’ at Kotdanda in Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that good-governance and development could be achieved and democracy consolidated only when the right to information is effectively enforced.

Citizen democracy

October 24, 2016 00:30 am

I believe Nepal can learn a thing or two from Finland and start adopting direct democracy.

LAS VEGAS, Oct 20: Republican candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday would not commit to accepting the outcome of the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election if he loses, challenging a cornerstone of American democracy and sending shockwaves across the political spectrum.

POKHARA, Sept 9: Former President Ram Baran Yadav insisted on the protection and implementation of new constitution arguing that it is the construction that safeguards democracy and the human rights.

Democracy, Nepali-style

September 8, 2016 00:35 am

Democracy finds itself in the soup once again in a population with over 70 percent literacy and high political consciousness

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that the Right to Information (RTI) will strengthen democracy in the country.

Democracy on the edge

August 4, 2016 00:35 am

UML leaders, including outgoing PM, wanted to create constitutional complexities to prolong their stay in power

Democracy requires trusted experts

August 4, 2016 00:15 am

Citizens are unlikely to be satisfied if they believe that experts are imposing their own agenda, or are captured by special interests


July 23, 2016 11:29 am

The story of a poor farmer who stands up for his right for the first time in life but gets defeated.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Nepal Turkey Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is committed to the principles of democracy and is focused on maintaining economic stability and increasing trade with trading partners.

KATHMANDU, June 24: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba today accused the government of trying to impose totalitarianism under the guise of republic and democracy.