Nepal is changing fast. The change is evident in socio-economic and political arenas. Some changes are encouraging, others problematic. Dr Ram Sharan Mahat’s new book Trials, Tremors and Hope: The Political Economy of Contemporary Nepal is a comprehensive account and analysis of the major aspects of this change. It provides commentary on political economy of modern Nepal in a historical perspective.
KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged all the youth and students of his party to stand against anti-federal and anti-democratic republic elements as they are attempting to reinstate obsolete autocratic and unitary system.
People love Karl Marx for his coruscating classics The Communist Manifesto and Das Capital. The former he co-authored with Frederic Engels in 1848 formed the basis for the communist movement around the world. They argue capitalism will inevitably self-destruct to be replaced by socialism. The latter, published in 1867, explores the origins, development, and inner workings of the capitalist system, but also extols socialism.
KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Senior Nepali Congress (NC) leader Ram Chadra Paudel has said that the arbitrary privatization of various state-owned enterprises (SOEs) had prevented the party from achieving socialism as envisioned by the party’s founding leader BP Koirala.
KATHMANDU, May 31: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that Nepal is in a position to peacefully achieve its goal of socialism by stepping in the provisions set in the constitution promulgated by the elected Constituent Assembly (CA).
KATHMANDU, May 28: An international conference on 'Marxism and Socialism' has been scheduled to be held here on coming May 30-31 on the occasion of the bicentenary of the birth anniversary of the founder of modern Communism Karl Marx.