Controversial Promotion of the Year: Toran Singh is No. 2 of Nepal Army

By Kamal Raj Sigdel and Phanindra Dahal In a controversial move that has angered many including some western donor countries and agencies, the government today (Thursday) promoted Maj. Gen. Toran Jung Bahadur Singh as Chief of the General Staff, the second-in-command of Nepal Army. The government had put the promotion on hold for six monthsContinue reading “Controversial Promotion of the Year: Toran Singh is No. 2 of Nepal Army”

Third Phase of Maoist Agitation Ends With a Threat to India

By Kamal Raj Sigdel Maoists Want Talks with India: The United Communist Party of Nepal- Maoist (UCPN-M) wrapped up its third phase of protests and declared a fourth one today (Tuesday) concluding that there was no point in holding talks with local parties since they were all controlled by New Delhi. It was more meaningfulContinue reading “Third Phase of Maoist Agitation Ends With a Threat to India”