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The Map Is Not the Territory. Or Is It?
September 17, 2020

The Map Is Not the Territory. Or Is It?

By Abhijnan Rej
The recent kerfuffle over a new political map of Pakistan at the SCO national security advisers’ meeting must be seen in its proper context.

Can Nepal’s Army Become a Threat to Its Democracy?
September 08, 2020

Can Nepal’s Army Become a Threat to Its Democracy?

By Sushav Niraula
Nepal’s army has expanded its commercial interests while democratic governments have foundered on many fronts. That could be a problem for the country.
The Political Storm in Nepal Seems to Be Over – For Now
September 04, 2020

The Political Storm in Nepal Seems to Be Over – For Now

By Sudha Ramachandran
A recent truce between K.P. Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal could be temporary.

Nepal’s Transitional Justice Process Runs the Risk of Failing
August 25, 2020

Nepal’s Transitional Justice Process Runs the Risk of Failing

By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
The government in Kathmandu must take urgent steps to rescue the process and follow the verdict of the Supreme Court.

Why the Nepal Communist Party Must Not Split
August 05, 2020

Why the Nepal Communist Party Must Not Split

By Pradip Adhikari
A split in the NCP would be bad for the factions involved as well as the country writ large.

Usha Rajak’s Journey in the Nepali Film Industry
August 05, 2020

Usha Rajak’s Journey in the Nepali Film Industry

By StoriesAsia
The Nepali actress discusses the evolution in Nepal’s film industry and the challenges still to be overcome.

How Nepal Got Its Borders
July 30, 2020

How Nepal Got Its Borders

By Sridhar Krishnan
After the Anglo-Gorkha War in 1814, the British and the Gorkhas had different understandings of what exactly a border meant. 
COVID and Contractors: Nepalis in an American War Zone
July 21, 2020

COVID and Contractors: Nepalis in an American War Zone

By Peter Gill
Few Americans are aware that the war effort in Afghanistan relies on foreign contractors – many of them from Nepal.

India Needs to Fast-Track a Border Solution, Lest It Lose Nepal
July 20, 2020

India Needs to Fast-Track a Border Solution, Lest It Lose Nepal

By Birat Anupam
With anti-India sentiment growing in Nepal over the border dispute, it’s time for New Delhi to take action toward a resolution.

China’s Engagement With Nepal’s Ruling Party Troubles India
July 14, 2020

China’s Engagement With Nepal’s Ruling Party Troubles India

By StoriesAsia
China’s ascendance in Nepali politics sends a strong message to India.

COVID-19: Nepal in Crisis
June 29, 2020

COVID-19: Nepal in Crisis

By Peter Gill
The coronavirus crisis has brought to the fore -- and exacerbated -- a number of the Nepali state’s long-standing weaknesses.
How COVID-19 Worsens Gender Inequality in Nepal
June 23, 2020

How COVID-19 Worsens Gender Inequality in Nepal

By Luna K.C.
The pandemic will worsen existing gaps in women's education, income, and employment prospects.

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