Lower than usual turnout in Nepal polls

A lower than usual turnout in Sunday’s elections in Nepal signals voter apathy, and could favour non-establishment parties.An Election Official official said he expected...

Dejected voters reject polls

Chinimaya Lama, 30, cannot walk up the slope to fetch water for her livestock. Her lower abdomen hurts and she has difficulty...

Anita Bhetwal

Voters cynical about electoral alliances

As Nepal enters the last lap in federal and provincial races, candidates and their cadres seem more excited than voters. Across the...

Many Nepalis say no, not again

In July, a new Facebook page uploaded a poster of six of Nepal’s top political leaders — Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba...

Shristi Karki

A daughter also rises

Manushi Yami Bhattarai, daughter of Maoist leaders Baburam Bhattarai and Hisila Yami, followed her family’s footsteps into politics as a student at Tribhuvan University, where...

Nepalis do not have to breathe dirty air

Let us make our voices heard in the November elections for cleaner politics and cleaner air

Shreesha Nankhwa

Paradigm shift in Nepali media

The Himal Media Mela 2022 continued on Saturday following the keynote address of Ravish Kumar, group editor of NDTV India.The day-long...

Shristi Karki

Media as the custodian of people

Ravish Kumar, group editor of NDTV India, opened the Himal Media Mela with his keynote speech on the Connectivity in the Age of Disinformation,...

Coalition collision

A loudspeaker cut through the early morning silence in Chandragiri Municipality on Wednesday as a pickup bounced along an alley, blaring election...

Shristi Karki

Hiding their head in the sand

Illegal sand mining on Chure rivers displaces farmers, decimates a fragile landscape

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