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mallika shakya
Anthropologist teaching sociology in South Asian University Delhi
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mallika shakya Nov 16
So glad to hear. World needs reminding about unequal citizenship in Nepal, yes in today's days and age, with real implications for real people.
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The Record Nov 15
Anthropologist Mallika Shakya’s new book, Death of an Industry: The Cultural Politics of Garment Manufacturing, Development and Revolution in Nepal, documents the processes that led to the fall of a once flourishing industry.
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Abhay K. Nov 5
RIP Padma Ratna Tuladhar jyu! Had the opportunity to meet him several times during my stay in Kathmandu. A gentle soul, you’ll be missed.
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mallika shakya Nov 5
For me, Padma Ratna Tuladhar was the trumpeter of democracy for Nepal. His campaign in 1987 election made me see that national politics needn't be a distant-abstract show, even for the ethnic-linguistic minorities, but core of deliberative democracy.
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pranab kharel Oct 27
Attempt to write off alternative perspective in India continues. Politicians in Nepal could take a cue.
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Erisha Suwal Oct 23
winner Saraswoti Nepali shares her story. "What is this fight for anyway? She mused. To go inside a temple and light a lamp? To be able to buy a cup of tea in a hotel? To go anywhere, and not feel fear that someone might see me or beat me up? To be free?"
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mallika shakya Oct 25
Like MJ Akbar, a Nepali Minister accused of sexual harassment decries "rape of men's rights". Victims can come forward only if the culture of silencing is put to an end through collective support.
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mallika shakya Oct 25
So what if the last bastion of apartheid was emancipated in 1994? Accounts like this remind us that we still live with extreme social discrimination. We just turn a blind eye to it, very conveniently.
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shunali khullar shroff Oct 14
The British Museums is fighting its critics by saying ‘Not everything was looted’ but this fab cartoon says it all.
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mallika shakya Oct 24
The Architect of Says the Movement Has Lost Its Way.
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mallika shakya Oct 24
"Have schools used technology to target mothers specifically? In principle, either parent can download the app, or check on the website. Yet, curiously, in a decade of parenting, I have yet to see a father post a query on the WhatsApp chat group."
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The Wire Oct 24
The CBI under Verma had registered a case of corruption against its No. 2 officer, Rakesh Asthana. Asthana is a Gujarat cadre police officer who is close to Modi.
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EPW Oct 24
: Remembrance plays an important role in shaping identity and polity. But, in the narrative of the nation, what is remembered and what is forgotten? |
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ORF Oct 24
59% of the Kashmiri youth feel that national media contributes to their further alienation and isolation from the rest of India; 48% feel national media escalates conflict and unrest in the Valley, says Ayjaz Wani:
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Manjushree Thapa Oct 24
Shradha Ghale, one of Nepal’s finest nonfiction writers, now has a novel out with . It’s a love letter to the Kathmandu of the 1990s: and it’s wonderful and wise. Here’s ’s review of it.
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mallika shakya Oct 24
I'm really waiting for our semester to wind down so I can read this book.
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Daaku Daddy Oct 23
A former employee at the Kathmandu Metropolitan City office and a journalist have accused , former mayor and now a provincial minister, of sexually harassing them.
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mallika shakya Oct 23
So glad about Binodji's comprehensive review of my book. Waiting now for it to come online. Tks for sharing the scan copy.
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Subina Shrestha Oct 22
Dear , I’m so sorry. I believe you and stand by you. Accusations of sexual harassment against former mayor and minister Keshav Staphit must be investigated.
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