Political Polarization in Nepal: Final War against Monarchy

Election Is The Battleground. Pro-republic forces are making their stands clear while pro-monarchy forces are also in the process of consolidating their strength. By Dinesh Wagle As Nepal is heading towards key nationwide polls to elect an assembly that will, on its first meeting, decide the fate of monarchy, formulate new constitution, and decide onContinue reading “Political Polarization in Nepal: Final War against Monarchy”

Supreme Court Chief Justice and Parliamentary Hearing

This is the first time Parliament is hearing for Chief Justice’s post and this hearing must set example for future hearings. Facts and the Latest: The justices and employees of the Supreme Court bid farewell to Chief Justice Dilip Kumar Poudel the day before yesterday (Friday 7, September) while members of a panel formed byContinue reading “Supreme Court Chief Justice and Parliamentary Hearing”

Terror Strikes Kathmandu: Bombs Explode in Five Places

“Two died: Police” Two innocent people are confirmed dead in a series of bomb explosions in three busy public areas of Kathmandu city. More than 25 people have been injured, 10 of them serious. Bombs exploded simultaneously in three separate places- Tripureshwor, Kalimati and Balaju- at around 4:30 PM this afternoon. According to Avenues TV,Continue reading “Terror Strikes Kathmandu: Bombs Explode in Five Places”

Again A Freaking Nepal Banda By Janajatis

A freaking Nepal Banda (general strike) yet again today. Last one (Kathmandu Valley Banda) was four days ago. This one is called by (again) Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NFIN). [Their previous Banda was in February.] The group (of Janajati) is currently engaged in freaking talks with the government on various issues including the votingContinue reading “Again A Freaking Nepal Banda By Janajatis”

Prime Minister Koirala: Forget the King, Talk About Gyanendra

Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, who is also the president of Nepali Congress party, has been over the past several months showing signals that his party might leave the king behind the history and go for the constituent assembly election because of the increasing public pressure. A few weeks ago in his hometown Biratnagar, KoiralaContinue reading “Prime Minister Koirala: Forget the King, Talk About Gyanendra”

Young Communist League Rally Against Gaur Killing

By Neil Horning Part of a Nationwide rally of the YCL took place in Pokhara today. Office Secretary at the Maoist camp near Prithvichowk, Kiran Thapa, gave me a few words about the program. “This is a program against the Gaur violence. We demand the government investigate, and find out who is innocent and whoContinue reading “Young Communist League Rally Against Gaur Killing”

Exposed: Indian Group Behind MPRF

The local administration claims that yesterday’s sit-in protest by Seema Jagaran Manch of Bihar (India) on Indian side of the border supporting MPRF was enough to justify the earlier suspicion of infiltration of Indian nationals in rallies organized here by MPRF in the past. By Binod Bhandari and Bhim Ghimire BIRATNAGAR- At a time whenContinue reading “Exposed: Indian Group Behind MPRF”