Citizens have shown dissatisfaction due to the increase in taxes. Local tax has also been increased on registration of vital statistics, citizenship recommendation, settlement, education, drinking water and waste. Citizens have expected improvements in service delivery under federalism, but there has been a burden in taxation without improvement in service delivery.
By Dr. Prabin Manandhar Aug 19, 2018
Everyone has the right to life and liberty. Like all human beings, refugees and displaced persons enjoy human rights that are articulated by international human rights instruments. Just like everyone else, refugees shouldn’t have to face discrimination.
By Dr. Prabin Manandhar Jun 16, 2018
There are deep concerns over recent incidents of attacks on candidates, and it appears that security challenges are formidable as Nepal approaches federal and provincial assembly elections on November 26 and December 7, 2017.
By Dr. Prabin Manandhar Nov 27, 2017
The government decision discouraged spontaneous relief works initiated by individuals, local clubs and organizations, and local businesses in the districts during the initial days. It created confusions and unnecessary delays
By Dr. Prabin Manandhar Aug 27, 2017
We need to distinguish between violence aimed at disrupting electoral process by groups or political parties who do not want the elections to take place, and violence triggered by the rivalry between the contesting candidates or political parties.
By Dr. Prabin Manandhar Mar 10, 2017
The Chair of Transparency International José Ugaz has maintained that in too many countries, people are deprived of their most basic needs and go to bed hungry every night because of corruption, while the powerful and corrupt enjoy lavish lifestyles
By Dr. Prabin Manandhar Feb 02, 2017
Inequality, by contrast, is a relative term. It refers to the difference between levels of living standards across the whole economic distribution. It is the unfair situation in society when some people have more resource, income, opportunity, power
By Dr. Prabin Manandhar Jan 20, 2017