KATHMANDU, May 29: The government has unveiled a budget of Rs 1.647 trillion, introducing a number of populist programs, despite the widespread concerns from various fronts not to launch such programs at a time when midterm elections have been announced.

Is “populist” tide retreating?

February 10, 2019 03:17 am

The roots of populist reactions are both economic and cultural, and are the subject of important social science research.

KATHMANDU, May 31: The commitments of  Prime Minister K P Oli and  the joint manifesto of the erstwhile CPN-UML and Maoist Center  are missing in the new fiscal year budget unveiled by the government on Tuesday.

Far-right populist beaten in Dutch election

WASHINGTON, Nov 9, 2016: Impulsive, immoderate and politically untested, Donald Trump did not exactly seem to fit the profile of a candidate for the most powerful job in the world.