High in promise, low in substance

Published On: August 19, 2019 02:00 AM NPT By: Republica

Most ministers in K P Sharma Oli’s cabinet have failed to do substantive works, which is why they, including Prime Minister Oli himself, have become the subject of public criticisms.

How is Prime Minister’s health?

Published On: August 18, 2019 02:25 AM NPT By: Republica

We know that Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has health issues. He had undergone kidney transplant surgery in 2007 and ever since he keeps facing health complications intermittently. Thanks to his spirit, however, the PM presents himself as a healthy and active person. In July, while still at a poor health, Oli attended the inauguration of newly-constructed Emergency and Outpatient Service Block of Sahid Gangalal National Heart Center and informed the people he was all right.

Neglected for giving birth to a baby girl

Published On: August 15, 2019 02:00 AM NPT By: Republica

If there is something our society as a whole must fight together it is this.

Read the suicide note

Published On: August 14, 2019 02:00 AM NPT By: Republica

When the country’s anti-graft agency, which is largely seen as failing to investigate the high-profile cases and take the accused to the court, is accused of pushing the low-ranking officials to the point of committing suicides for its alleged role in framing them, what will happen to the credibility of the anti-graft body?

Probe the fake credentials

Published On: August 13, 2019 02:00 AM NPT By: Republica

We are used to with cases of top government officials, including the chief justice of the Supreme Court, altering date of births in the citizenship certificates and other academic documents to prolong their stay in powerful positions or to claim the benefits from the state.

Anger on the streets

Published On: August 12, 2019 02:00 AM NPT By: Republica

People are losing patience and have begun to stage demonstrations against the government for its failure to carry out vital works of road widening and maintenance on time.

Think beyond short-term measures

Published On: August 11, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: Republica

Women in Karnali are dying due to delivery-related complications and the state response to this serious problem has not gone much beyond airlifting of some desperate women to cities including Kathmandu for treatment.

What are we teaching?

Published On: August 8, 2019 02:00 AM NPT By: Republica

Nepal has been spending a lot of money for public education. In fiscal year 2017/18, the country allocated Rs 126 billion.

Clean up the mess in CAN

Published On: August 7, 2019 02:00 AM NPT By: Republica

Last week was a bit disappointing for Nepali cricket fans as our national cricket team got knocked out from the global qualifiers race after losing the decisive match with Singapore in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Asia Region Qualifiers in Singapore.

Probe the crossfire claims

Published On: August 6, 2019 02:00 AM NPT By: Republica

At a time Nepal Police is being criticized for its failure to arrest the perpetrators of Nirmala Panta’s rape and murder, it has become the subject of public criticism over its alleged role in ‘killing’ Kumar Paudel, Sarlahi district in-charge of the outfit led by Netra Bikram Chand.