Relationships matter a great deal in Nepal, which, in and of itself is not necessary a bad thing. But when a relationship, like friendship, trumps doing the right thing to fend off attack on a freedom guaranteed by the constitution, and therefore on one of the very foundations on which democracy rests, something has gone horrible wrong somewhere.
Parts of Professor Thorat's presentation at the Politics of Dignity and Equity: Dalits in Nepal symposium. He talked about some of the issues faced by Dalits in Nepal, their remedies, including lessons learned from India.
Our biggest disaster is our leadership.
Timeline of what happened, why they happened and what should have happened but didn't happen following the biggest natural calamity in living memory to hit the country to confirm just that.