Roshan Sedhai

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Oli’s keyboard karyakartas

The formation of a Cyber Sena to defend Prime Minister Oli’s interests raises the spectre of censorship, trolling, and harassment.

‘Somebody might be listening’

Recent comments by a former Cabinet minister have once again given rise to fears of illegal surveillance by the Oli government

Yet another iron gate, now at Nepal’s immigration

Proposed new immigration guidelines include requiring travellers to present a high school diploma and the ability to speak conversational English

Taken for a ride by Pathao

One of Nepal’s most popular new companies faces scrutiny, and employee ire, for what many say are exploitative business practices

Migrant deaths double during the coronavirus pandemic

An alarming rise in the number of deaths despite low Covid-related fatalities raises doubts over authentic reporting

How the equity gap affects access to Covid tests and treatment

While the affluent can pick and choose, for many who are poor, Covid treatment is a distant reality

Migrant workers deported from Qatar without justification return home

The deportation of Nepali migrant workers from Qatar is just one example of the unfair treatment they have experienced abroad

Nepal’s unprotected, underpaid, overstretched health workers

Many frontline workers are neither being paid the promised risk allowances nor their salaries

Workers left in the lurch

The govt has callously suspended its campaign to repatriate stranded migrant workers

Hospitals complicit in the deaths of at least a dozen patients...

Hospitals across Nepal have denied treatment to patients with Covid-like symptoms. So far, they have not faced any consequences