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Muddle-through economics

#724 ( 12-18 September 2014 )
Our politicians ignore the economy, and especially price rises, at their own peril

Among believers

#723 ( 5-11 September 2014 )
We should protect the right to religious freedom in the new constitution

Disastrous management

#722 ( 29 Aug - 5 Sept 2014 )
Nepal is woefully unprepared for calamities which are made even more deadly because of bad planning and poor response

Reckless federification

#721 ( 22-28 August 2014 )
It doesn’t take a Nobel laureate to see that Nepal is lop-sided and top-heavy in favour of dominant caste and ethnicities

An Evergreen Revolution

#720 ( 15-21 August 2014 )
The state’s (mis)treatment of small-hold family farmers keeps rural Nepalis poor, which is why hunger lingers

Calculated risk

#719 ( 8-14 August 2014 )
In the enthusiasm for infrastructure and hydroelectric projects, let’s not forget the dangerous geology of the Himalaya

Speaking truth to power

#718 ( 1 - 7 August 2014 )
It is not in India’s strategic interest to make Nepal poorer through unfair deals

‘India-open’

#717 ( 25-31 July 2014 )
The Indian economy can unlock Nepal's potential for growth.

Male and stale

#716 ( 18-24 July 2014 )
The UML election was not internal party democracy in action, but the politicisation of politics

The politics of everything

#715 ( 11-17 July 2014 )
Why carve up the country into supposedly autonomous states, when there is no economic base for that autonomy?

Contempt of freedom

#714 ( 4-10 July 2014 )
You don’t need a dictator to roll back democracy and shackle the media, elected demagogues are doing just fine.

Where is the peace dividend?

#713 ( 27 June - 3 July 2014 )
Nepal is doing well, but not quite well enough

Separation of state and temple

#712 ( 20-26 June 2014 )
When it rains in Delhi insecure politicians in Kathmandu unfurl their umbrellas

The ‘f’ word again

#711 ( 13-19 June 2014 )
Federalism is not about drawing boundaries but ensuring quality and prosperity

A Fossil Economy

#710 ( 6-12 June 2014 )
We cannot afford a business-as-usual strategy for economic growth because they are economically and politically not sustainable. A fossil economy will doom us

The right climate for change

#709 ( 30 May - 5 June 2014 )
Climate change crowds out all other crises, it is portrayed as a stand-alone problem whereas it is just another hardship that Nepal’s rural poor have to overcome

Hindu rate of growth

#708 ( 23-29 May 2014 )
There are parallels between the results of India’s election and Nepal’s Constituent Assembly polls in 2008

Getting away with murder

#707 ( 16-22 May 2014 )
‘He who defends a thief may be a bigger thief himself.’

Beggars and choosers

#706 ( 9-15 May 2014 )
It would be unfortunate if proponents of the status quo in a conservative state apparatus force donors to stop support for social justice issues

Just free

#705 ( 2-8 May 2014 )
World Press Freedom Day is a timely reminder for us in the Nepali media to protect the freedom to be fair.
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