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Opinion makers in the Kathmandu Press: October 12, 2017

As the country is heading towards two crucial polls—to elect the House of Representatives at the federal level and provincial assemblies at the provincial level—within next two months, opinion makers and editors have expedited discussions on issues related to elections and the role of such polls in a democracy. Major English and Nepali broadsheet newspapers […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Broadsheet dailies published in Kathmandu on Wednesday have given importance to a host of issues on their front pages. The passage of the ‘universal health insurance’ bill has received attention from almost all newspapers, and the country’s two main communist parties’ bid to forge an electoral alliance has also received priority. Important   Nepal’s Parliament has […]

Opinion makers in the Kathmandu Press: October 11, 2017

The announcement of an election alliance between major leftist forces of the country—CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre—continues to be the most significant topic for discussion for opinions writes and editors since last week. Kantipur and Nagarik have published more than three articles over the issue whereas other major Nepali broadsheets have also given considerable attention to […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Major broadsheet dailies published in Kathmandu on Tuesday have given priority to news that the Kamal Thapa-led RPP has agreed to join the ruling coalition. The daylight shooting of a prominent builder in Kathmandu on Monday and its fallout has also received considerable attention. Important Thapa agrees to join ruling coalition Prime Minister Sher Bahadur […]

Opinion makers in the Kathmandu Press: October 10, 2017

Op-ed pages of major Nepali broadsheets have given prominence to the formation of leftist alliance by major communist parties of the country today as well. As the country is heading towards implementation of the constitution by holding elections at local, provincial and federal levels, opinion writers have also discussed issues of transitional politics. Likewise, some […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, October 9, 2017

Broadsheet papers published in Kathmandu on Monday have given priority to a host of issues on their front pages. Almost all of them have given space to news about the Indo-Nepal Eminent Persons’ Group’s decision to take up the issues of managing the open border between the two countries. Important Nepal-India friendship treaty won’t remain […]