My Republica

Kul Chandra Gautam



Musings of a maverick minister

January 13, 2018 00:50 AM

The most high-profile action Lalbabu Pandit led as a Minister was his crusade against government officials requiring them to either give up their permanent resident status or quit

Consolidating democracy

July 27, 2017 01:00 AM

Had there been regular local elections in the past two decades, the self-correcting mechanism of democracy would have thrown out corrupt, non-performing leaders .

Power to people

July 19, 2017 01:00 AM

Merits and demerits of federalism have been greatly exaggerated by their supporters and detractors alike.

Democracy, revitalized

July 12, 2017 01:00 AM

I do not see any significant deviation from universally agreed norms of democracy and human rights in Nepal’s constitution.

Impeachment and impunity

November 9, 2016 00:35 AM

Impeachment of CIAA chief would be an important symbolic step, but it must not be used to hide or side-step widespread systemic impunity in Nepal’s body politic

Vision 2030

July 21, 2016 00:35 AM

The generation that will lead Nepal in 2030 will be driven by pragmatism rather than ideologies of the bygone era that consumed their parents