Maoist in Nepal: 30,852 Guerillas, 3,428 Weapons. Really???

Now the questions are: Only that much? How could that be? Are you honest Maoist comrades? For the record: The United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) yesterday revealed that a total of 30,852 People’s Liberation Army [of Communist Party of Maoist] militants were registered at the seven main and 21 sub cantonments across the nationContinue reading “Maoist in Nepal: 30,852 Guerillas, 3,428 Weapons. Really???”

Parents Visit A Maoist Army Camp To Bring Back Their 'Stolen' Kids

Comrades, listen to what her tears are saying: Sarita Adhikari (right) cries as she tries to convince her brother on Saturday (Nov 18) who was out of contact with the family for the last three days. He was brought to this temporary camp in Guthi Bhauwa in Parsa district. Maoists have intensified recruiting soldiers, manyContinue reading “Parents Visit A Maoist Army Camp To Bring Back Their 'Stolen' Kids”

Maoist Cantonment Inspection: Weather God Not Happy in Sindhuli

But Inspection Successful in Ilam. Weather God not satisfied with the Peace Agreement between Nepal government and CPN Maoist? That might not be the case but the helicopter carrying UN, government and Maoist officials to inspect a Maoist-proposed cantonment site couldn’t land in Sindhuli this afternoon because of deteriorating weather condition. According to a reportContinue reading “Maoist Cantonment Inspection: Weather God Not Happy in Sindhuli”

General Lunch: Nepal Army Cheif In Jawan Bhanchha

But Is This General Serious To Uplift the Situation of Soldiers in Nepali Army or These Photos Are Part Of His Publicity Stunts? Gyanendra Serves His Boss: Chief Of the Aarmy Staff General Rookmangad Katawal being served his lunch by Sipahi Gyanendra Karki and Sipahi Mansing Nepali at the NCO’s Mess (Jawan Bhanchha), Army HQ,Continue reading “General Lunch: Nepal Army Cheif In Jawan Bhanchha”

Those Left Behind: Nepali Stories of Conflict

The teacher’s family was particularly anguished that the people who killed the teacher were actually his own students, and while in the aftermath, the children have left Lamjung, the killers roam freely there. “Killing your own teacher for an idea so vague and so wrong is like patricide at the most unimaginable state” my friendContinue reading “Those Left Behind: Nepali Stories of Conflict”

NEPAL ARMY SERIES– III: Integration? No Problem

By Ameet Dhakal News Editor, the Kathmandu Post KATHMANDU, Aug 24 – When army men start talking about the Maoists something happens to them inside: the voice suddenly becomes loud and body language changes. It’s an intoxicating mix of excitement and anger. All the army personnel interviewed for this article said the Maoists came toContinue reading “NEPAL ARMY SERIES– III: Integration? No Problem”

NEPALI ARMY SERIES-II: Trust yet To Be Nurtured

By Ameet Dhakal News Editor, the Kathmandu Post KATHMANDU, Aug 23 – The Nepali Army (NA) is in transition: it has, to a large extent, abandoned its links with the monarchy, but it is yet to fully trust the political parties. “What happens if you buy a cow but get tired of it on yourContinue reading “NEPALI ARMY SERIES-II: Trust yet To Be Nurtured”