Gadfly Archive

April 2019


hundred years ago, on 13 April 1919, British Brigadier-General R E H Dyer ordered his troops to fire on a crowd of […]
April 11, 2019

March 2019

Here & Now

Photo: BIKRAM RAI n the last few weeks, Prime Minister K P Oli has made some decisive and significant political […]
March 22, 2019


Photo: KRISTINA SHPERLIK he dramatic announcement in Kathmandu on Friday by C K Raut of the Alliance for Independent Madhes […]
March 8, 2019

February 2019

rime Minister Oli said last week that his government laid the foundation for prosperity in Nepal during its first year […]
February 20, 2019


n her recent article in this paper ‘Gurkha Grandparents’ (#944) Sikuma Rai movingly describes the plight of many elderly Nepalis […]
February 5, 2019

December 2018


Baburam Tamang, Maoist activist, one of the 21 killed execution-style by the army in Doramba in August, 2003. It is […]
December 23, 2018


t is now more than 200 years that men from Nepal have joined the British Army to fight, if needs […]
December 4, 2018