Deepak Thapa

Deepak Thapa has been a fortnightly columnist with The Kathmandu Post since 2009, writing on a range of topical social and political issues.

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A bunch of hogwash

The Oli government is known for bullshit. But even it could have supported citizens better against Covid-19.

Armed and unrestrained

Having wrangled concessions from a pliant civilian leadership to venture into business, the army’s professionalism cannot but be compromised.

Dumping federalism

The discriminatory immigration rule targeting women only reflects the values of an illiberal, ethnonationalist federal government.

Oli’s legacy of shame

KP Oli put Nepal’s young democracy to the test, and the political class helped him by sticking to their self interests.

Language jingoism

The selective outrage of ruling party leaders on the use of English terms and letters shows their hypocrisy.

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