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Unite for democracy in Nepal

Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 8:56 am | Hari Bansha Dulal

The Maoist ascendency to the power was the biggest political surprise of 2008. The result of the Constituent Assembly (CA) poll, which was conducted without the required political preparation and adequate security arrangements by the Nepali Congress (NC) ... More >>

India: Practice What You Preach

Friday, 19 December 2008, 10:29 am | Hari Bansha Dulal

Last month's terrorist attacks in Mumbai shocked everyone. Nearly two hundred innocent men and women lost their precious lives and many more were injured. In anger over Mumbai attacks, while the nation was grieving the loss, Indian media and politicians, ... More >>

Nepal: The growing crisis

Monday, 17 December 2007, 3:47 pm | Hari Bansha Dulal

The Maoist comrades have done it again. And, this time, the victim is a Swiss national Steve Jeannereet. It is a matter of national shame that we cannot ensure safety of tourists that enrich our public purse and enhance our national image. More >>

Nepal: Freedom on the brink

Wednesday, 7 November 2007, 9:20 am | Hari Bansha Dulal

It is more than sad, it is heart-wrenching to see journalist Birendra Sah's spouse plead for her husband's safe release. The plight of two innocent children accompanying their mother can clearly be seen in their eyes. Sah's wife has virtually knocked ... More >>

Nepal: Decaying nationalism?

Thursday, 21 June 2007, 10:47 am | Hari Bansha Dulal

Many westerners know Nepal as a tiny Himalayan nation that is home to the bravest of brave-Gurkhas. We are proud of our history. We take pride in mentioning the bravery of our founding fathers who gave up their lives so that we, the Nepali people, could ... More >>

Nepal: New Beginning Or Dead End?

Tuesday, 5 June 2007, 2:03 pm | Hari Bansha Dulal

After a year of political marathon, the Eight Party Alliance's (EPA) government has reached a dead end. With the CA elections in limbo, the EPA government is rapidly losing its legitimacy to govern and the notion of "New Nepal" is losing its appeal. ... More >>

Hari Bansha Dulal: Rights And Democracy In Nepal

Wednesday, 25 April 2007, 4:56 pm | Hari Bansha Dulal

Finally, after a year of submissive relationship, it appears, Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala and some of his colleagues within the Congress party have started realizing what the Maoists are up to. Prime Minister Koirala's refusal to toe Prachanda's ... More >>

Hari Bansha Dulal: Nepal - What Next?

Monday, 2 April 2007, 2:27 pm | Hari Bansha Dulal

The Youth Communist League (YCL) has recently been in the news for the wrong reasons. First, it was ill treatment of the royalists in Birtamod, Jhapa; this was followed by an attempt to disrupt the Madhesi People's Rights Forum (MPRF) protest in Birgunj; ... More >>

Hari Bansha Dulal: Rights And Democracy In Nepal

Monday, 26 March 2007, 3:08 pm | Hari Bansha Dulal

Finally, after a year of submissive relationship, it appears, Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala and some of his colleagues within the Congress party have started realizing what the Maoists are up to. Prime Minister Koirala's refusal to toe Prachanda's ... More >>

Hari Bansha Dulal: Nepal - Inclusion With Vision

Monday, 12 March 2007, 9:16 am | Hari Bansha Dulal

Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's commitment that “All marginalized groups would be included in all the organs of state machinery on a proportional basis.” However, translating a political speech into viable affirmative action programs that ... More >>

Nepal: Moving Beyond Sectarianism

Thursday, 1 March 2007, 1:39 pm | Hari Bansha Dulal

As Nepal is trying to recover from the hemorrhages of a decade-long insurgency, it is taking fresh hits from another set of dream merchants - secessionists - Jay Krishna Goit and Jwala Singh and Messiahs of ethnic cause. However, the sad part is that ... More >>

Dreams Deferred: Peace & Democracy In Nepal

Thursday, 22 February 2007, 1:50 pm | Hari Bansha Dulal

The US ambassador to Nepal, James F Moriarty is perhaps the most hated man amongst the radical Maoists. They love to hate him for the precision with which he assesses their dubious motives and covert operations and makes matters worse for them by publicizing ... More >>

Bhutanese Refugees: Trapped and Tantalized

Wednesday, 10 January 2007, 12:51 am | Hari Bansha Dulal

It’s been more than one-and-half decades since the first group of refugees reached eastern Nepal from Bhutan. However, their collective sufferings resulting from the tragedy of forced exile continue unabated; they have no way of knowing what their ... More >>

Hari Bansha Dulal: Nepal - Arresting Corruption

Monday, 20 November 2006, 3:14 pm | Hari Bansha Dulal

Last week, the Supreme Court judges delivered verdicts on two most closely watched corruption cases against ex-ministers one after another. It looked like as if the old men presiding over the benches had suddenly gotten agile and had become more ... More >>

Arresting the Lawlessness Syndrome in Nepal

Friday, 30 June 2006, 12:27 am | Hari Bansha Dulal

After the April revolution mood of general public seems to be upbeat. People have begun to see a silver lining in the otherwise murky cloud. With the eight point agreement between the government and the Maoist insurgents, bloody insurgency that took lives ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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