American Cablegate: CRUNCH TIME IN NEPAL?

Reference ID: 06KATHMANDU2587 Created: 2006-09-22 11:11 Released: 2011-03-15 00:12 Classification: SECRET//NOFORN Origin: Embassy Kathmandu S E C R E T SECTION 01 OF 02 KATHMANDU 001197 SIPDIS NOFORN SIPDIS E.O. 12958: DECL: 06/18/2017 TAGS: PREL PGOV PTER KDEM MARR IN NP SUBJECT: NEPAL: INDIAN OFFICIALS TAKE TOUGHER STAND ON MAOISTS REF: KATHMANDU 1112 Classified By:Continue reading “American Cablegate: CRUNCH TIME IN NEPAL?”

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”

Second Phase of Maoist Agitation Ends With a Threat

…and President denies Maoist allegation The two-day Singhadurbar gherao of the Maoist ended today peacefully with their chairman Prachanda issuing a threat against the government that his party would start intensified third phase of the movement in a week (20 Nov) if their demands were not met. Wrapping up their picket from Singhadurbar, the officialContinue reading “Second Phase of Maoist Agitation Ends With a Threat”

Maoists at the Gates of Singhadurbar

Many people in Kathmandu who were affected by the traffic jam caused by the Maoists today expressed their anger in personal conversation and twitter even as ex-rebels sang, danced and recited poems while picketing at the front gate of the central administrative complex of Nepal. Thousands of Maoist cadres reached in front of Singha DurbarContinue reading “Maoists at the Gates of Singhadurbar”

Maoists Enforce Kathmandu Blockade

They want to establish ‘civilian supremacy’ in Nepal but they want to do that the cost of people’s right to live peacefully. The Maoists today began second phase of their agitation aimed at bringing down the current government by enforcing blockade in the Kathmandu valley. They have picketed at the entry-exit points in the KathmanduContinue reading “Maoists Enforce Kathmandu Blockade”

Another Maoist Agitation: People Will Suffer

Maoists have hit the streets from today aiming to topple the current government. They should have gone to the Constituent Assembly instead. Sticking to their old demand that the presidential action over the sacking of the then army chief by the then Maoist-led government some four months ago be corrected, the Maoists have started todayContinue reading “Another Maoist Agitation: People Will Suffer”

A Maoist Agricultural Center In Nepal

By Neil Horning On the way to Chorkate, Gorkha, about a 3 hour bus ride from the district headquarters, a conspicuous facility covered with red flags is noticeable by the roadside. Nammuna Agricultural Center is run by the United Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) as an agricultural cooperative, intended to teach agricultural skills and collectiveContinue reading “A Maoist Agricultural Center In Nepal”