Nepal’s biometric future

The country's new biometric identification system threatens to deepen exclusion.

| Aug 12, 2022

Nepal’s economic alarm bells

Fiscal mismanagement and cronyism in Nepal have come under growing public scrutiny.

| Jul 30, 2022

Making sense of Nepali politics

Scholars of political structures and processes in today’s Nepal struggle to find their feet.

A field day

Future elections in Nepal may see more independents, and unpredictable alliances.

| May 27, 2022

The yam between three boulders

How both US and Chinese diplomacy floundered in Nepal amid controversy over a development grant.

| Apr 07, 2022

The caravan of Sanuman

Translated excerpt from Dor Bahadur Bista’s Nepali-language novel ‘Sotala’.

In the presence of the gods

Shaligram pilgrimage in the Nepal Himalaya.

| Jul 06, 2021

Development sermons

Do political cabals and business cartels explain the woes of Nepali economy?

| Feb 22, 2021

Nepal’s citizenship battles

On the systemic discrimination against women in Nepal’s citizenship laws.

| Nov 17, 2020

A death in the family

A family’s loss, Nepal's weak public healthcare, and the stigma of COVID-19.

| May 20, 2020

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