Transitional justice process throughout history, Where does Nepal stand?
Its been almost 27 years since the decade-long Maoist war started and 17 years since it ended. The nation emerged from the conflict in November …
Examining the ‘Presidential’ pardon of Yograj Dhakal
On Constitution Day 20th September, the President granted amnesty to 670 convicts using the presidential authority and following the government recommendation. While the case of …
Social Activist Iih stands outside KMC for eighth day
It is the eighth day for Social Activist Iih standing outside the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Office at the Rastriya Sabha Griha in Pradarshani Marga. …
The ongoing parliament obstruction: A shabby opposition tool
Over eight months since the 2022 general elections. Looking back, the election did deliver a democratic and diverse mandate multiple parties secured substantial seats and …
Kleptocracy in Nepal: Democratisation of corruption
Nepal is among a few countries across the world that saw multiple political transitions in a few decades. In the last three decades alone, the …
“The big, systemic structural corruption takes the public money away from development projects, infrastructure development, livelihood projects, and more”
Dr. Sucheta Pyakuryal left the country to pursue her Masters in International Politics in the United States in 2002. After finishing the degree, she went …
The 16th Republic Day
The Bagmati government on May 24 decided to celebrate the 16th Republic Day for three days. Soon, the social media platforms were flooded with chitchats …
Bhutanese refugee crisis to the fake refugee scandal: In timeline
Yet another scandal has emerged in the country, involving Bhutanese refugeesthis time. A distressing case of organised crime and corruption, where prominent Nepali politicians, bureaucrats, …
Nepal’s long row of impunity in corruption scandals
Rampant corruption is eating away Nepal from petty bribes without which public service delivery is difficult to access to big corruption scandals where top political …
Peace of Westphalia and emergence of international relations
During our recent podcaston International Relations with Mr. Gaurab Shumsher Thapa, he mentioned the term Peace of Westphalia while explaining the history and origin of …
In 2016, Nepal and India mutually decided to form an Eminent Persons’ Group (EPG). What was it about?
In 2016, Nepal and India decided to form an Eminent Person Group (EPG) a panel of notable individuals as representatives from the two nations mandated …
Why has the presidential role become so important and contentious?
What is supposed to be a ceremonial role without executive authority, and a guardian of the constitution the presidential position has now become a bone …