The airport is the latest example of the need to balance economic needs with environmental protection, even though the main argument against the project is its cost and economic viability.
It is no secret that the major political parties perfunctorily accepted federalism under pull and push of internal as well as external pressures. Federalism is about ensuring self-rule and shared rule between the three tiers of government through the judicious allocation of resources among them, but its opponents claim that federalism was foisted on Nepal as per the Indo-European design to create multiple power centres.
Madhesi parties won a comfortable majority in Province 2 and a good number of seats in the Parliament not because they were popular but because they led the Madhesi movement demanding amendment to the constitution.
It was blatant violation of democratic principles to detain somebody just for waving black flag at a minister. The police were part of the government and the government was thus responsible for Yadav’s death.