Category: Uzz Buzz

  • Free Expression in Asian Cyberspace

    UWB! founder blogger Ujjwal Acharya is currently at Manila, Philipines participating in a conference for Asian bloggers called Free Expressional in Asian Cyberspace. The conference is being held at Asian Institute of Management in Makati. He will there there for a week. Meanwhile, other contributors of UWB! would continue bringing news and views from Nepal […]

  • Wishing for Peaceful 2063

    Peace loving Nepalis gather at Maitighar Mandala every first day of Nepali month to remember the victims of the violence By Ujjwal Acharya 1269 – the number was written on the white banner with ‘we will always remember you’ written beneath it. Just below the banner, the candles make out the number. And that’s the […]

  • What Happened in Gongabu?

    Armed police fired more than hundred rounds of real bullets as the bloodiest people-police clash at Gongabu injured more than 130, some of whom are serious Gongabu was as of yesterdays tense. The scuffle between people and police was going on. During one of the chasing, two of the demonstrators entered a house. They didn’t […]

  • State Plays Dirty Game

    Home Minister Kamal Thapa and the state is trying to prove that there is Maoists infiltration in the demonstrations. The state-own Nepal Television, Radio Nepal and Gorkhapatra are using the Maoists press release to prove their point. NTV even interviewed four people who said they were Maoists and brought to Kathmandu for demonstration. The goverement […]

  • The Kaushaltar Story

    Kaushaltar, a urban village on the Arniko Highway between Bhaktapur and Kathmandu, is witnessing a unprecedented incidents of protest and police-people scuffle; an example of how people are uprising for fight for democracy By Ujjwal Acharya Kaushaltar was never an unlikely place. In 1990 AD too, during popular movement, there were a few incidents like […]

  • The Eve of General Strike

    Rallies, protests, arrests, campaigns and imposition of curfew marked Wednesday, the day before the four-day long General Strike By Ujjwal Acharya/ Photos by Bikash Karki This morning a number of leaders were arrested from their home. 37 professionals including lawyers, journalists and doctors were arrested in the morning when they tried to rally peacefully. The […]

  • April Uprising: What to Expect?

    April 6 onwards, the Seven Party Alliance (SPA) has announced a four-day general strike and a ‘big’ rally. The government has vowed to foil the protest programs. What will happen? By Ujjwal Acharya The general expectations of mass are: the mobile services (or maybe telephone service) will be disrupted; the imposition of curfew and a […]