The Lankan lesson

Nepal’s own security status is fragile, what with the open border and various semi-political armed groups operating in the country

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Insecure on security

The government should immediately make the National Security Policy public and take it to the national parliament for further discussions

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Brute justice

The compromised judiciary, instead of being neutral arbiters of disputes, will increasingly be beholden to their political masters

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Gone with the wind

Rather than panic about likely failure to predict the next big one, there is a need for a sober analysis of what is realistically possible to forecast

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Ultimatum to Biplob

Instead of making such ignoble threats, PM Oli, as head of government, should have been more conciliatory

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Crude political tool

Rather than saddling the country with another costly transition via referendums, preserving post-2006 democratic gains should be the priority.

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Keep them coming

In the first two months of 2019, tourist arrivals via air were up 33 percent from the same period last year

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Life for Chaudhary

All those who believe in the rule of law must respect the Kailali district court verdict

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Death of a visionary

His party rightly saw Rabindra Adhikari as a rising political star and entrusted him with the most important responsibilities

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Costly patriarchy

If Nepal is to achieve the double-digit growth the prime minister likes to dream about, greater participation of our women is mandatory

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Peace and war

Was the loss of 17,000 lives and forced disappearance of nearly 2,000 people worth it?

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Mission creep

Instead of getting its act together, the Oli government seems intent on silencing its critics

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Corrupt country

With everything happening under the ‘system’, corruption these days is less visible but more prevalent

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