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The statelessness pandemic

Legal theorists once consigned the idea of ‘statelessness’ to the realm of fiction, because they considered it to be impossible within the...

Many foreigners stay put in Nepal

Three weeks into the lockdown, foreign embassies in Kathmandu are still trying to fly home the last of their remaining nationals from...

Sonia Awale

The India connection in Nepal’s COVID-19 status

The detection of the coronavirus in three Indian nationals on Sunday in the border city of Birganj has highlighted the India connection...

Patriarchy in an oligarchy

Nepal’s 2016 Constitution may be seen as the preeminent in the world by its framers, but there are still some design defects...

Changing the headlines on migration

The road to the Global Compact on Migration in Marrakesh this week has not been smooth in a politically tense global environment...

Upasana Khadka

Hail, Caesar

Nepal may be a federal state on paper, but the mightiest government in the country’s democratic history is showing that it is extremely reluctant...

No to The Ugly Nepali

When Nepal emerged from the century-long darkness of the Rana Era in 1950, society did not have the capacity to embrace modernism. The societies...

Perpetuating patriarchy in Nepal

There is growing public outrage about the recent rise in reported rape cases across the country. The victims of these appalling crimes can...

The death of democracy

On 5 August, Bangladeshi artist, writer and organiser Shahidul Alam was interviewed on Al Jazeera about student protests triggered by the deaths...

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