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Conversion check: Although Nepali law prohibits conversion and such activities are punishable by law, conversion is happening and some are even advocating in its favor, by Umesh Bhattarai (rep 30/12/2019)

Nepali leaders find India's BJP bigwigs advocating Hindu state 'insulting' (rep 31/07/2019)

Dance of democracy: Considering that Nepal only recently adopted secularism, that too without broad consensus across the political spectrum, political discourse is expected to shift to Hindu State, by Manjeet Mishra (rep 05/06/2019) [What a flathead! Hindu politics is destructive for Nepal and for India as well! Hinduism is only a partial identity of the multi-religious, multi-ethnic and multicultural state of Nepal and has been abused as a basis of identity for centuries!]

Blindness of insight: The amalgamation of Oli-path and Aditya-path will be the undoing of secularism in Nepal, by Dinesh Kafle (kp 26/04/2019)

14 RPP leaders held from Shanti Batika (ht 20/04/2019) [The action of this tiny party initiated by Kamal Tapa was a grave militant aggression against the secular foundations of multireligious and multicultural modern Nepal Thapa should be arrested as well!]

Gearing towards a Hindu republic: Perceived lack of good governance from the secular republic means the conversation is moving back to notions of a Hindu state, by Achyut Wagle (kp 16/04/2019)

Saffronization of Congress: The liberals, moderates and youth leaders in Congress must safeguard their party against the communal, sectarian allure of right wing Hindutva ideology, by Chhering Yonzon (rep 07/01/2019)

Call for restoration of hindu state (kp 17/12/2018) [NC showing its true anti-secular face by denying Nepal's multiethnic, multreligious and multicultural identity], NC leaders in fix as calls for Hindu state grow (rep 18/12/2018) [Such a party would no longer be entitled to represent the people of multi-ethnic and multi-religious Nepal!]

Unholy and unsecular: Using state coffers and machineries for promotion of a particular religious organization is against the spirit of secularism enshrined in our constitution, by David Kainee (rep 16/12/2018)

Cashing Secularism With Prosperity, by Prem Khatry (rn 04/12/2018)

Saving secularism: Our secular republic aspires to reflect the pluralistic reality of the plains, hills and mountains. This should be nurtured, by Chhering Yonzon (rep 13/11/2018)

Secularism in Nepal And India, by Jivesh Jha (rn 31/03/2018)

Not secular: The government seems to have forgotten that it is bound  to protect an individual’s rights to have a religion, by Lokmani Dhakal and David Anderson (kp 29/10/2017)

The golden age of the gospel: A secular Nepal sees a surge in conversions to Christianity by evangelical groups, by Om Astha Rai (nt 25/08/2017) [includes the article Fake secularism, by Dambar Chemjong]

Two yogis, two countries: Yogis Naraharinath and Adityanath have been active in politics in Nepal and India, by Prakash A Raj (kp 04/07/2017)

Wisdom of experience: Nepal should learn from the mistakes made by nation-states with a specific religious identity, by Pramod Mishra (kp 30/03/2017)

Mixing religion and politics: Some Nepali politicians and parties have been emboldened by the election result in India, by Jagannath Adhikari (kp 29/03/2017)

Khadka calls for referendum (kp 27/03/2017) [There has already been referendums in form of Jana Andolan II and the CA elections!!], Khadka seeks referendum for Hindu state (rep 27/03/2017)

Saffron extension: Characters like Modi and Yogi have risen as the contemporary faces of ‘extended’ orientalism, by Achyut Wagle (kp 27/03/2017)

Saffron surge: Nepal’s secularist republicans are now getting nervous that India will do a U-turn, by Om Astha Rai (nt 24/03/2017), Southerly Wind (nt 24/03/2017)

Political Imbroglio: A Gordian Knot?, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 23/03/2017)

EC Takes Wind Out Of RPP’s Sails, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 22/03/2017)

RPP members clash with cops, dozens hurt: Party is protesting against EC move of removing ‘Hindu state’ and ‘monarchy’ from its statute (kp 21/03/2017), Kantipath turns tense as RPP cadres clash with police (rep 21/03/2017), Shifting winds: Nepal’s Hindu supporters may be eyeing a rebound with leftists in India at a low ebb, by Prakash A. Raj (kp 21/03/2017)

RPP registers amendment proposal demanding Hindu state (ht 19/03/2017), Commission defends decision to reject RPP agendas (kp 20/03/2017) [The EC will probably not have the right to change party statutes, but according to article 269 it has the duty not to allow parties with such anti-constitutional and anti-national goals! In view of growing Hindu fundamentalism in Nepal's immediate neighbourhood, the RPP-Nepal means a real danger!!], Political Hinduism: For Nepal, there’s much to be wary of the Hindu cleric in UP’s new chief minister (kp 20/03/2017), Stung by EC, RPP registers constitution amendment proposal: Proposes ‘Hindu state with complete religious freedom’, instead of secularism (kp 20/03/2017)

EC removes Hindu state, monarchy from RPP’s statute (ht 18/03/2017) [The correct way would have been not to register anti-national parties like the RPP-Nepal that stand aginst the fundamental principals of Nepali state and society and try to disturb social harmony!!], EC removes 'Hindu state', 'monarchy' from RPP's statute, by Bhadra (rep 18/03/2017), Election Commission robbed us of our soul, says Kamal Thapa (ht 18/03/2017), EC move can ruin poll environment: Thapa; Objects to removal of ‘Hindu state’, ‘monarchy’ from his party statute, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 19/03/2017)

DPM Thapa advocates for reinstatement of Hindu state: RPP ministers are advocating for a Hindu state though the constitution has declared Nepal a secular country (kp 16/03/2017) [This antinational politician is trying to destroy social harmony in Nepal! He must be dismissed immediately! Why is he not treated like CK Raut?]

RPP unity convention will go for reinstating monarchy: Thapa; Thapa, who backed consti-tutional monarchy even after it was abolished, hails king as the pillar of national independence and unity (kp 12/02/2017) [Such demands are anti-national and destroy social harmony in the multi-ethnic and multi-cultural state of Nepal where many social groups have suffered under royal politics for centuries!], We embrace Hindutwa as the backbone of the Nepali polity, interview with Kamal Thapa (kp 13/02/2017) [In other words: Let's return to the non-inclusive and authoritarian Nepal that belongs to the male minority of some so called high castes! This man respresents one of the greatest dangers for Nepal's future!], RPP jamboree to decide on monarchy, federalism (kp 15/02/2017)

Christian population shoots up under secular state, by Ram Saran Tamang (rep 09/12/2016)

Faith and politics: Are we going back to times when religion and political power were complementary?, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 06/12/2016)

RPP-N chair Thapa revives issue of Hindu state (kp 01/09/2016) [Kamal Thapa is sowing the seeds of unrest and another civil war in the multiethnic, multireligious, multicultural, multilingual and secular republic of Nepal and should be prosecuted for this anticonstitutional demand!!], Nepalgunj tense after pro-hindu, pro-monarch supporters put up late King Birendra's statue (kp01/09/2016) [!!], Nepalgunj tense over statue dispute (kp 02/09/2016), Nepalgunj tense after removal of Birendra's statue, by Arjun Oli (rep 03/09/2016)

RPP-N’s amendment proposal seeks monarchy along with Hindu state (ht 04/09/2015)


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