Caution for media regulators

April 19, 2018 01:30 AM

With spread of disinformation online, regulations to police some kinds of speech may seem like a good idea but in some cases, laws enacted in “public interest” can actually work against it

Unity for defense

April 19, 2018 01:00 AM

All security forces and organs should function in unified command control system in case of crisis or emergency

Exclusion story

April 19, 2018 00:30 AM

In Nepal, nobody wants to take responsibility for the injustice perpetrated in the name of caste and gender in the past

Citizens and the state

April 18, 2018 01:30 AM

Our endeavor today should be to become ‘citizens’ of this country irrespective of our caste and ethnic orientation

Busting smuggling racket

April 18, 2018 01:00 AM

Combating gold smuggling is a tough job because of strong nexus among smugglers, corrupt leaders, security personnel, bureaucrats and gangsters

Fighting anti-Semitism

April 18, 2018 00:30 AM

To ensure that no voice is wrongly silenced, French democratic institutions must continue to defend free speech

Cudgelling corruption

April 17, 2018 01:30 AM

During the multiparty democratic dispensation, corruption got democratized. In federal democratic republic Nepal, corruption seems to have become institutionalized

New approach to peace

April 17, 2018 01:00 AM

The UN was founded for peace. That’s what its flag should stand for. Its success in preventing conflict should be the norm, not the exception

Testing times

April 17, 2018 00:30 AM

Signing agreements does not mark a real gain. Many agreements remain only in papers

Beyond patriarchy

April 16, 2018 01:30 AM

In a culture of patriarchy where the girl or woman belongs to the family unit, the “ownership” of the girl by the family can often be lethal