नेता हो, तिमीहरू के हौ अब स्पष्ट भन

सरोज मिश्र — निजी छलफलका क्रममा 'म त हिन्दू राष्ट्र समर्थक हुँ, तर सार्बजनिक रुपमा बोल्न मिलेन' भन्ने ढोँग पनि अब चाहिएन । अब भेंडा भेंडा तिर र बाख्रा बाख्रा तिर ! ६०१ सभासद् भनाउँदा र राजनितिक दलका शीर्षस्थ लगायत नेता भनाउँदाहरूलाई अन्तिम चेतावनी दिउँ । तिमीहरू के हौ अब

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New Constitution, for Mockery of Democracy?

By Deepak Gajurel — Nepal is waiting to have seventh constitution in less than seven decades. A people's 'sovereign' body Constituent Assembly (CA), in its second edition, has been working towards this end. Though almost eight years have gone futile in the name of drafting a new 'democratic' constitution, Nepali

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विदेशी कठपुतलीको कब्जामा नेपाली राजनीति

दीपक गजुरेल — प्रमुख दलहरू ‘सहमति’ को प्रयाशमा फेरि जुट्ने भए। डेढ महिना पानी बाराबार गरेर ‘सहमतिमै संविधान बनाउने’ प्रतिवद्धता एकपटक पुनः व्यक्त गरेका छन् नेताहरूले। सहमति गरेर, सबैलाई समेटेर, सम्पूर्ण नेपालीलाई चित्त बुझाएर, समावेसी नयाँ नेपाल बनाउने दावी गरिराखेका नेपाली लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्रवादी दल र तिनका नेताहरू आफैँले केही गरिराखेका

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A Polity Owned by Puppets, Guided by Aliens

By Deepak Gajurel — A quarter of Nepalis accuse India of interfering in Nepal's internal affairs which Indians repeatedly deny. Nay, our southern good neighbor is not doing that! Rather Nepali politicians are to be blamed for dragging in foreign powers as their masters. A cursory review of the past

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नेपाली जनता, आफ्नो दायित्व बहन गर

युवराज घिमिरे — ज्ञानेन्द्र शाहले अहिलेका असफल दलहरूलाई स्मरण गराएका छन्, ती सहमति र समझदारीबारे। पक्कै पनि, 'गणतन्त्र' ल्याउने सर्त मानेर यी घोषणाहरू भएका थिएनन्। निश्चय पनि, प्रजातान्त्रिक पद्धतिमा दलहरूलाई निषेध गर्न सकिन्न। तर, दलहरूलाई जबाफदेहीभन्दा माथि राख्ने परम्परा पनि स्थापित गर्न सकिन्न त्यो पद्धतिमा। सहमति, समझदारी, नियम, कानुन, संविधान

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Deceit and Betrayal: Are you Smart Enough?

By Deepak Gajurel — Nepal clearly is back to where it was in 2004, in other words, before India sponsored so-called Janaandolan-II of 2062/63. it is high time for the parliamentary parties, especially Nepali Congress and UML, that they accept, officially, that they have betrayed the nation and the Nepali

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जवाफदेहीविहीन अराजक राजनीतिको अन्त्य जरूरी

युवराज घिमिरे — झट्ट हेर्दा माघ ८ को भाखा टरेपछि राजनीतिक सरगर्मी र सक्रियता निकै बढेको छ। शीतलनिवास दरबार फेरि राजनीतिक दलहरूको बैठकको थलो बन्न पुगेको छ। राष्ट्रपति रामवरण यादव र प्रधानमन्त्री सुशील कोइरालाका राजनीतिक लाइनहरू फरक-फरक देखिएका छन्। उपराष्ट्रपति परमानन्द झासमेतले संविधान जारी गर्ने अर्को म्याद तोक्नुपर्ने सार्वजनिक बयान

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Starry-Eyed And Snookered

By Maila Baje — “When the king hounded you, you came running to us considering us democrats. Now you have the audacity to call us obstructionists?” Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) general secretary Krishna Bahadur Mahara’s pointed question to the two mainstream parties the other day wasn’t exactly new.

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माघ ८ पछि संविधानसभा स्वीकार्य हुनेछैन

युवराज घिमिरे — अहिले संविधान लेखन र शान्ति प्रक्रियाको अनिश्चितताका लागि त्यो नागरिक समाजको द्वैध चरित्र जिम्मेवार छ केही हदसम्म। कुनै पनि हालतमा माघ ८ उता संविधानसभाको अस्तित्व जनताले स्विकार्ने छैनन्, जस्तोसुकै र जसरी भए पनि संविधान ल्याइएको अवस्थामा या कुनै जवाफदेहीबिना अर्को म्याद तोकिएको अवस्थामा। 'जनसेना' नभएको भए हामीलाई

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Deadline And Lifelines, Again

By Maila Baje — Our leaders are so carried away by their confidence in bringing out the new constitution by their self-imposed January 22 deadline that they have been going off on tangents. Realizing it or not, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala threw his cousins under the bus. “I will not

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Finding faith in alien encounters

By Maila Baje There are times when you wonder whether our foreign friends really want us to get a new constitution. British Ambassador Andrew Sparkes’ recent open letter advising the drafters to ensure that religious conversion is enshrined as something approximating a fundamental right is one of those times. The

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Next door Nepal: The price of instability

By Yubaraj Ghimire Anand Swaroop Varma, the editor of Teesri Duniya, with open sympathy for the radical Left, including the Maoists, sent out a clear message through his column that the support that Narendra Modi has been able to draw in Nepal is the latest version of what used to

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