Khukuri Rally in Kathmandu: Janajatis Want Proportional Election

In a spectacular show of Khukuri (or Kukri as they prefer to spell in English), the traditional weapon of Nepalis (Gorkhali), thousands of people organized a rally in Kathmandu to stress on their demand of proportional electoral system for the upcoming elections to the constituent assembly. Thank God, Khukuris were not sakkali, they were allContinue reading “Khukuri Rally in Kathmandu: Janajatis Want Proportional Election”

America in Nepal: Act Like A Party, Moriarty Tells Maoists

Excerpts of an e-mail interview with US Ambassador to Nepal, James F Moriarty. Conducted by Suresh Nath Neupane for eKantipur. The interview was made available to UWB by Neupane. Q. Why has the US Government not lifted the terrorist tag labeled on the Maoists despite their agreement to join the mainstream multi-party democracy? AMBASSADOR MORIARTY:Continue reading “America in Nepal: Act Like A Party, Moriarty Tells Maoists”