• Culture and its impact on parenting and elderly care Culture and its impact on parenting and elderly care

    Since both authoritative and authoritarian parenting have different impacts on easterners and westerners and there are trends of urbanization and mixing of cultures, a need has been felt to adopt the hybrid approach considering the pros and cons of different styles of parenting and their long term implications.

    -Dr. Sanjaya Gajurel

  • Reviving Local Democracy Reviving Local Democracy

    A well-functioning democracy requires institutional innovations at the local, state and federal level. However, the current debate privileges one particular level of politics which we call sanghiyata (federalism), overlooking other layers that bring power much closer to people, i.e. local democracy.

    Dr Hemant R Ojha


  • Holi Blues

    Could we not show a little of our conduct this season by reforming the self established loolaing culture to its complete deletion?

    Geetanjali Upadhyaya

  • What's the best punishment? What's the best punishment?

    I was wondering what would be the best punishment for the perpetrators if they are caught. What would make the girls feel they have been justified?

    Medha Sharma

Readers Column

  • Corporación Dinant is not driven by corporate greed

    Dinant is not in conflict with the genuine peasant associations of Honduras: Our African Palm plantations support thousands of sustainable jobs with company pensions and compensation levels well above the national minimum wage; they have also significantly contributed to improving skills, education and health. We recognize the value and importance of engaging peacefully and transparently with those that hold different viewpoints and believe that we can find some common points of mutual interest.

  • A letter to our Honorable Prime Minister

    Lighting up the capital was not an end but a beginning towards infrastructure development, implementing the power treaties, scaling the economies upwards, and to write the constitution on time.