LONG READS

11 min read

Criminalization of cow-slaughter is a tool of caste terror

Even in a supposedly secular era, the Nepali state continues to uphold upper-caste Hindu values

21 min read

Anatomy of a police investigation: have authorities in Nepal’s Bardiya district passed a murder off as suicide?

14 year old Pramila Tharu’s death remains shrouded in mystery

11 min read

“A lot has changed but Nepal’s security dilemma has remained unchanged since the 18th Century”

An Interview with Former Army chief Gaurav Rana about Nepal’s Challenges in Diplomacy

12 min read

After Years of Media Trial, a Stunning Verdict in the Tikapur Case

11 have been sentenced to life in prison while the Tharu community in Tikapur continues to pay the price for the horrors of 2015

EXPLAINERS

5 min read

What does the Environmental Impact Assessment report say about the feasibility of the Nijgadh Airport project?

Forests capture and store atmospheric carbon dioxide in the plant biomass as well as in soils. Cutting down the Nijgadh forest will significantly increase the carbon emission into the atmosphere.

2 min read

The Record’s word of the year 2018

The ultimate revenge of the hill bureaucrats

4 min read

The best thing the KP Oli administration has done for workers’ protection so far

But it remains to be seen if it will be implemented properly

3 min read

Why the federal states have not been able to deliver, explained

 The state governments have been frustrated due to lack of cooperation  from the federal government. Almost seven months after the Chief Ministers of states were sworn into office, they gathered for a special meeting in Pokhara last month to discuss the challenges they have faced in the transition to federalism. They came to the conclusion that […]