The Kathmandu Post (Nepal)

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) – Sexist euphemisms are ingrained in many contemporary Nepali songs, yet we love them.

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) – The old practice of fielding wives in their husbands’ former seats continues.

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) – Perhaps there is a reason democracy inevitably degenerates into majoritarianism in almost all religious polities.

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) – A new Indian map placing Kalapani inside Indian borders has stirred controversy and sparked protests in Nepal.

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) – In what is set to be the biggest deal signed by the KP Sharma Oli administration, the French government will be providing a soft loan of US$220 million.

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) – But, as always, how the project is implemented is important.

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) – India has decided to put a halt on its joining the largest planned free trade area. But it would be in it’s, and Nepal’s, best interest to sign up.

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) – The fielding of a number of candidates in the upcoming by-elections fits a tendency to award election tickets to women after the demise of their husbands.

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) – Despite reservation policies for marginalised groups, Brahmins and Chhetris have not just maintained their dominance but have increased their presence in civil service.

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - The Nepali-Canadian writer talks about citizenship, her writing and the Nepali political class’s Panchayati hangover.