‘लोकतन्त्र’ का नाममा अप्रजातान्त्रिक चरित्र

'लोकतन्त्र' का नाममा अप्रजातान्त्रिक चरित्र दीपक गजुरेल — प्रजातन्त्र दिवस् : # ७ दशकको राजनीतिक अभ्यासले हामीलाई कहाँ पुर्यायो ? # नेपाल र नेपालीले "प्रजातन्त्र" पाए ? # त्रुटी कहाँ भयो ? # गल्ती कसको ? # किन, कसरी ? # समस्याको चुरो ? राजनीति शास्त्री, सहप्राध्यापक दीपक गजुरेलको विश्लेषण

Indigenous Peace Discourse in Nepal

By Dev Raj Dahal Recent adoption of binary code of politics, economy and laws in Nepal are rooted less in the wisdom of society than ideology and policies that sapped the ability of people to acquire fullness of life. A stable peace excites, not interest but value-based social order as

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India challenged in Nepal’s politics

The India-guided so called 'political change' in domestic politics has landed this peaceful Himalayan nation into a hell: politically, socially, morally, economically, religiously, diplomatically, and in all aspects of a nation's life. Nepali politicians, working as puppets for India's interests, are now trapped into the growing conflicts of interests among

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Running In Circles Around Overlapping Spheres

By Maila Baje — When the Indians locked Nepal in that economic stranglehold in 1989-1990 for having bought anti-aircraft guns from China, lost in the story was the fact that Beijing had tempted us with lucrative prices. When the Panchayat system collapsed as a result, the Chinese joined the chorus

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Is It Adjournment Or Abandonment On The Right?

By Maila Baje — Where does the unification effort between the two factions of the right-of-center Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) stand today? RPP chairman Pashupati Shamsher Rana insists that the amalgamation announcement set for August 9 could not take place because of the parties’ failure to agree on ‘balance of

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नयाँ संविधानले जन्माएका आशा र आशंका

युवराज घिमिरे — अहिले व्यवस्थापन या संस्थापनभित्रको हरेक महत्वपूर्ण व्यक्ति फरक मत राख्दा 'ब्ल्याकमेल' को सिकार भएको अनुभूति गर्दैछ। त्यो डरमा महत्वपूर्ण पद र भूमिकामा रहेकाहरूले समेत सत्य बोल्न नसक्ने तथा राष्ट्रहितमा र पदीय दायित्वअनुरूप आफूलाई अभिव्यक्त गर्न नसक्ने परिस्थिति छ। जनादेशको भन्दा विदेशी शक्तिहरूबाट सञ्चालित हुँदै आएका राजनीतिक पात्रहरूबाट

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New Constitution: Failure of 12-Point Agreement

By Maila Baje — We need the new constitution to be promulgated soon to mark the official failure of the experiments spawned by the 12-Point Agreement. Against the multi-pronged attacks the notion of a ‘new’ Nepal has exposed itself to, the ‘old’ nation continues to acquire its own luster. Sure,

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राजा महेन्द्रको पूजा सुरु गर !

भरत दाहाल — हे विदेशी खेतालाहरू ! अब तिम्रो प्राण महेन्द्रपथले मात्र जोगाउने देखिन्छ । राजा महेन्द्रको पूजा गर्न सुरु गर ! तिम्रा मानसपिता विदेशीहरूबाट देशविरोधी कुरामात्र सिकिन्छ, जसको नतिजा आज भोगिरहेका छौँ तर महेन्द्रका राम्रा कुरा सिक्दा देशका लागि सिकिन्छ । किनभने तिम्रा मानसपिताहरू नेपालविरोधी हुन्, राजा महेन्द्र नेपाली

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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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Looming Political Tremors

How serious could the political tremors unleashed by contrived tentativeness really be, even factoring in our individual and institutional infirmities? By Maila Baje Since today’s political machinations revolve around an ailing leader’s attempt to grab power from an equally infirm prime minister, we can forget about the new constitution being

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