A renewed US-India partnership for the 21st century

-Narendra Modi and Barack Obama

The promise of a better tomorrow is not solely for Indians and Americans: It also beckons us to move forward together for a better world. This is the central premise of our defining partnership for the 21st century. Forward together we go — chalein saath saath. MORE

 

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  • The entire nation celebrated Janmashtami. It is natural to remember Kurukshetra when we remember Lord Krishna.

    Narendra Modi
  • People affected by Sunkoshi landslide going through tremendous psychological pressure- Need to provide Psychological First Aid.

    Tara Adhikari
  • Pashupati's way of differentiating between Hindus and non-Hindus is totally anachronistic, arbitrary and absurd. Everyone must be allowed in.

    Kunda Dixit
  • We want & welcome Indian investment. But don't want to see Nepali people cheated & only a fistful of Nepali leaders gain during the process

    Nepali Journalists
  • Wondering why Finance Minister (Dr @ramsmahat) increased the registration cost of motorbikes. Is it because he drives an expensive 4WD?

    Nepali Journalists
  • India budget of INR 37,880 crore for highways good for subcontinent as a whole. But it could spur further exploitation of Nepal's Chure/Siwalik.

    Kanak Mani Dixit
  • Symbolism as important as substance in loud and melodramatic democracies like India - National Symbols / Like Unity/Patel Memorial important

    Samir Saran
  • When will our newsrooms realize they can control google ads? "meet pretty girls" ads are a bit distasteful next to a sexual violence story.

    Paavan Mathema
  • The announcement of Sushma's visit to Nepal may activate lobbyists of 'Hindu Rastra' and Monarchy. She would do well to ignore them.

    SD Muni
  • While preparing to visit Nepal next month Modi must restrain BJP's Hindutva forces who are promising the revival of Hindu Rastra & Monarchy.

    SD Muni
  • The Maoist defeat proves yet again their 2008 victory was a fluke- coupled with their intimidation & people's desire 4 peace.

    Nepali Journalists
  • After reading @setopati report of Rahman one can easily say its had been done to terrorize common civilian. Is police going for vendetta?

    Pramod Bhagat
  • "The only way to bring about the leveling of caste is to appropriate the culture, the education which is the strength of the higher castes. That done, you have what you want." -Vivekananda

    Nilambar Acharya
  • Politics prevails over national interest again. Opposition obstructed budget session second day also.

    Ram Sharan Mahat
  • In most authoritarian regimes - military or otherwise - the first chop falls on media. Happened in #Nepal, happening in Thailand.

    Damakant Jayshi

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Opinion

  • Dashain ritual, ritual democracy Dashain ritual, ritual democracy

    Like in times when law was dictated from Hanumandhoka Durbar, power indeed still lies with a small group of political elite, who largely dictate the law.

    Prawash Gautam

  • The population basis for ethnic provinces in Nepal The population basis for ethnic provinces in Nepal

    This analysis indicates a clear conflict between economic viability and ethnic federalism. The calculations may add some realism to the debate. It is essential to keep in mind that the largest "ethnic" group of Nepal is a so-called high caste group, the Khas-Chettri.

    Magnus Hatlebakk

Blog

  • Encountering Death Encountering Death

    Death approached me in the form of eight strangers, all of them armed with guns and shining knives in their hands. It was a scary moment that is difficult to forget.

    Vivek Sharma Dhakal

  • Memories of Dashain Memories of Dashain

    Dashain is one of such festivals that unites people of all faith and creed. It takes people back to their roots one more time and helps keep the family bond intact. It reawakens many happy memories of the past.

    Gopal Thapa

Readers Column

  • State of denial

    Nanda Parsad Adhikari's painful death has raised a fundamental question to our political / legal system. Is this what we wanted ? What does a " federal democratic republic" means for a common people ?

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