Prachanda Meets Prime Minister: Hope Of Peace Gains Strength

Thank God, finally it happened. The meeting between Maoist supremo Prachanda and Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala happens at a time when people were desperately looking for the second round to high level talks between the government and the rebels. The meeting also happens at a time when Maoists are intensifying their activities like extortionContinue reading “Prachanda Meets Prime Minister: Hope Of Peace Gains Strength”

Terror Continues: What Will Happen To Peace Process?

While they are protesting possible violation of code of conduct by the government, Maoists are intensifying their anti-peace process activities. Here are proofs: Contacting From Captivity: Jodhi Sahakanu of Devapurteta in Bara district. He is in Maoist captivity following a conflict between locals and the rebels a week ago. He is talking to his motherContinue reading “Terror Continues: What Will Happen To Peace Process?”

Maoist Comrades, Catch Your Ears and Say Sorry

Say sorry comrades: Based on their poor and false intelligence, Maoists created havoc in Kathmandu traffic today by blocking vehicles and burning tires on the roads. This photo was taken this afternoon in Kalanki, Kathmandu.Pic by Subash Chandra Bista via Kantipur By Dinesh Wagle Wagle’s Web Log It’s official: That was one of the worstContinue reading “Maoist Comrades, Catch Your Ears and Say Sorry”

Dateline Kathmandu: Quotes And Headlines Of The Day

Quote of the Day (#1): “You should pressure the Maoists to make public about the status of abducted people before asking the government. Call off the stir and instead, pressure the Maoists to publicize whereabouts of people disappeared by them.” -Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala (as quoted by a family member of the disappeared personContinue reading “Dateline Kathmandu: Quotes And Headlines Of The Day”

While Talking Peace, Maoists Murder a Man

Their Man Is Murdered: Apsara BK, 22, wife of dalit youth Santa Bahadur BK who was abducted and killed by the Maoists on Wednesday, September 6, mourns. She is holding her two month old child. The old woman is 70-year-old mother of Santa Bahadur. The girl sitting between the two women is four year oldContinue reading “While Talking Peace, Maoists Murder a Man”

Prachanda Lai Prasna (Questions to Prachanda): BBC Nepali Service

(The following text is rough and incomplete translation of the interview) In what appears to be a preemptive strike to the Prachanda interview this evening with BBC Nepali Service, Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala this afternoon made some clarifications regarding the peace process by stressing that the upcoming round the summit with rebels with beContinue reading “Prachanda Lai Prasna (Questions to Prachanda): BBC Nepali Service”

Maoist Comrades, Please Respect the Code of Conduct

As Nepal is going through the tumultuous peace process, Maoists are winning in the competition to violate the code of conduct of the cease fire. The government is lagging behind in bringing its perspective on the widely awaited high level summit with the rebels. Here are a few headlines that tell us about the MaoistContinue reading “Maoist Comrades, Please Respect the Code of Conduct”