Development and strengthening of democracy is a long process: SpeakerBy RSS
Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota has said the development, expansion and consolidation of democracy is a long and continuous process.
Embrace The Spirit Of DemocracyBy The Rising Nepal
The first and foremost democratic change had occurred in Nepal almost nearly eight decades ago when the people had revolted against the century-long hereditary family autocracy of the Ranas during the 1950s.
People's Fight For Democratic RightsBy The Rising Nepal
Democracy in Nepal has taken a firm root. People hailing from all walks of life are extremely watchful about freedom and defending their constitutional rights, no matter what form of political crises our country goes through.
A Glorious Saga Of SacrificesBy The Rising Nepal
In the book, 'Conversation with Goethe,' Johann Peter Eckermann quotes Johanna Wolfgang von Goethe, as saying, "A great revolution is never the fault of the people, but the government."
Power Politics Plagues DemocracyBy The Rising Nepal
Fagun 7 of Nepali month of Fagun is remembered as an epoch making day in the history of Nepal. The day the nation saw the light of democracy for the first time, abolishing the 104-year-long Rana autocratic regime.
Symbiotic and Mutually ReinforcingBy Aashish Mishra
Democracy and free press are almost synonymous with each other. One cannot exist without the other. Democratic frameworks put provisions in place that guarantee that the press can function without any fear of persecution and a free press ensures transparency, builds a well-informed citizenry and keeps the democracy healthy by providing the people with quality, untainted information. Democracy rests on debates and discussions which are, in turn, created or fostered by the press or, in a larger context,...
Is Our Democracy Pro-Poor?By Nanda Lal Tiwari
Borrowing words from US president Abraham Lincoln, democracy is often referred to a form of the government of the people, by the people for the people. The term ‘democracy’ was originated from ancient Greece word ‘demokratos’, meaning the people's rule - demos (people) and kratos (rule). After being in oblivion for over two millennia, democracy came into limelight in course of the English, French and American Revolutions in the seventeenth and eighteenth century.
Democracy Empowers WomenBy The Rising Nepal
Women’s participation in crucial decision-making bodies is the key to their empowerment. Nepali women have made strides in different sectors of life over the years, elevating their status in society. Still, they are forced to compromise with their freedom in one or another form in the name of religion,
Internet access to be extended to every home, school, local ward officeBy RSS
Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Parbat Gurung has urged the bodies concerned to give suggestions on the topics to be included from the journalism sector in the government's upcoming policy and programmes, and the budget.
Discussion on for establishment of fertilizer industry: Agriculture MinisterBy RSS
Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development, Padma Kumari Aryal, has said that the government has been moving ahead in order to provide sufficient amount of fertilizer and seed to farmers.
Prime Minister presents himself before Supreme CourtBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli appeared before the Supreme Court today to furnish his written response to the contempt of court case.
EC will not freeze election symbol 'Sun': Chairman PrachandaBy RSS
Chairperson of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Dahal-Nepal group, Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that the Election Commission would not freeze NCP's election symbol, 'Sun'.
CM Poudel-led main organising panel formed to celebrate Democracy DayBy RSS
A 165-member main organising committee has been formed today under coordination of Chief Minister of Bagmati province, Dormani Poudel, to celebrate 71st National Democracy Day at Hetauda, in a grand manner for three days from February 18.
HoR dissolution is against nation, democracy: Chairman PrachandaBy RSS
Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Dahal-Nepal group Chair, Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that the move of dissolving the House of Representatives was against the interest of the nation, people and democracy.
NSU demands justice for rape and murder victim BhattaBy RSS
The Nepal Student Union (NSU), the student wing of Nepali Congress, launched a demonstration demanding justice in rape and subsequent murder of Bhagarathi Bhatta of Bajhang district.
NC demands trade facilitation in Rasuwagadhi- Kerung Check PointBy RSS
The Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded that the incumbent government seeks solutions to resolve the issues surrounding the immigration of people and export and import of goods to and from one of the major trade points between Nepal and China, Rasuwagadhi-Kerung in Rasuwa district.
Senior citizens' allowance to be increased to Rs 5,000 per month: DPM PokhrelBy RSS
Deputy Prime Minister Ishwor Pokhrel has vowed that government had the plan to increase senior citizen allowance to Rs 5,000 per month.
People's War is big school in establishment of republic: Home Minister ThapaBy RSS
Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has said the People's War was a big school for the establishing the republic in Nepal. Arguing that the republic was ushered in the country on the foundation of the people's war, he reiterated its significant contribution to the people's revolution and establishment of the republic should not be forgotten.
JSP leader Hawari joins Oli-led NCPBy The Rising Nepal
Leader of Janta Samajbadi party Islam Hawari has joined the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.