• Unpacking the Bahun identity Unpacking the Bahun identity

    The entire discourse on identity has focused on the dichotomy of the oppressors vs the oppressed, the CHHEM vs the Adivasi-Janajati and so forth and so on: ‘loaded term/phrase’ VS ‘loaded term/phrase’. These grand definitions lump together vast groups of people into pigeon holes, thus forcing social and political polarization.

    Bidushi Dhungel

  • Nepali nationalism and right to nationality Nepali nationalism and right to nationality

    The ‘security or fear factor’ (as most politician want to call it) should not be the reason for depriving fundamental right of nationality to a person whose allegiance to Nepal could not be challenged otherwise.

    Kedar Neupane


  • Challenges of Nepali Cricket

    The bitter truth of the current team is that there is a dearth of strong bench players. Form or no form, the team is forced to play with the same set of players with some minor changes.

    Bikash KC

  • The Ocean Refuses No River The Ocean Refuses No River

    It’s clear from the effort in Nepal that sharing a small amount of time each week for cleaning the environment and social responsibility can make a positive difference. These actions are a good example for others to follow.

    Carol Milner

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.