#IndiaBlockadesNepal: Appeal to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon from Nepali Students

Nepal – 27 November 2015: On behalf of the more than hundred thousand high school and college students gathered peacefully today in various parts of Kathmandu Valley, we would like to draw the attention of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to the humanitarian crisis facing Nepal. This humanitarian crisis is the result of the blockade againstContinue reading “#IndiaBlockadesNepal: Appeal to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon from Nepali Students”

Everything You Wanted to Know about Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai (and his Mustang Car)

The impression: Nepali people have rarely been so optimistic about the Prime Minister as they are with Baburam Bhattarai and it’s a rare sight when Nepalis across the political spectrum (especially those who are considered general population- students, youths, activists) express satisfaction, relief, even happiness, over the election of a person to the post ofContinue reading “Everything You Wanted to Know about Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai (and his Mustang Car)”

Nepal banda: Bus burnt in Kathmandu

Kathmandu: A small group of criminals set a passenger bus on fire at the Manohara bridge early in the morning today (around 4:30 am). The bus was coming out from a garage in Balkot, Bhaktapur, to ply on the Nepal Yatayat route, according to my colleague Makar Shrestha who reached at the stop some 15 minutes afterContinue reading “Nepal banda: Bus burnt in Kathmandu”

American Cablegate- NEPAL: Indian Ambassador Reports Advances In Bilateral Security Cooperation

Reference ID- 03KATHMANDU1870 Created- 2003-09-25 10:10 Released- 2011-03-15 00:12 Classification- SECRET//NOFORN Origin- Embassy Kathmandu S E C R E T SECTION 01 OF 02 KATHMANDU 001870 SIPDIS NOFORN STATE FOR SA/INS NSC FOR MILLARD LONDON FOR POL – GURNEY E.O. 12958: DECL: 09/23/2013 TAGS: PREL PTER MCAP PGOV IN NP SUBJECT: NEPAL: INDIAN AMBASSADOR REPORTSContinue reading “American Cablegate- NEPAL: Indian Ambassador Reports Advances In Bilateral Security Cooperation”

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?”

Indian Embassy in Kathmandu and Alleged Maoist-‘Chinese’ Phone Conversation

Writing on the front pages of Kantipur and The  Kathmandu Post, the editors of the papers today say that a high-ranking official from a foreign diplomatic mission (Indian mission) in Kathmandu had called them on Friday night to inquire if they were interested in publishing the alleged Mahara conversation with a man with Chinese accent.Continue reading “Indian Embassy in Kathmandu and Alleged Maoist-‘Chinese’ Phone Conversation”

Prime Minister Prachanda Resigns

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ announced his resignation in a nationally broadcast TV address a while ago. With this the eight-month old Maoist rule has ended. This decision comes as a surprise to many while some have appreciated Dahal’s act as democratic. The Maoist party is the single largest in the Constituent Assembly thatContinue reading “Prime Minister Prachanda Resigns”