King's Hollow Address, Parties' Movement Goes On

Seven Party Alliance (SPA)’s Joint Movement Committee has rejected king’s offer of Primiership and vowed to continue the protest. According a press release issued by them, the movement goes on, General Strike will continue for the 17th day tomorrow. SPA’s top leaders’ opinion will be published only after their meeting tomorrow afternoon. Meanwhile, UML’s StandingContinue reading “King's Hollow Address, Parties' Movement Goes On”

King's Deceptive Message

The much awaited address by king has only solidified his ambition to remain in power. Royal Message inside In his 5 minute long speech, king has tried to take credit for his direct rule and seems reluctant to give power to the people. He has cited article 35 of 1990’s constitution and asked SPA leadersContinue reading “King's Deceptive Message”

General Strike Day XVI

Down with Autocracy: Protesters in Baneshor 5:45 pm Update I am just back from the Baneshor area. People in unprecedented numbers have thronged in the streets. Army’s mini-tanks are plying in the street. People are walking in the streets defying curfew while the security personnel have turned into mere spectators. This is an utter failureContinue reading “General Strike Day XVI”

Sorry King, Time Has Run Out For You

By Ameet Dhakal News Editor, The Kathmandu Post Finally, time has brought King Gyanendra to people’s custody. As the world speculates about the final verdict, the Nepali people are just waiting for the inevitable to happen; for them, the verdict is a foregone conclusion. They don’t see any outcome other than a republic. Sorry, king,Continue reading “Sorry King, Time Has Run Out For You”

Around the Capital on Day V

What UWB! blogger saw in his field visit to the riot torn places on Day V of General Strike By Saroj Raj Adhikari KIRTIPUR, 1 PM More protesters gathered today than yesterday. Protesters blocked the entrance to the city that prevented them from entering Nayabazar. A command of Armed Police Force requested the demonstrators toContinue reading “Around the Capital on Day V”

Maoist Expects ‘April Revolution’ in Nepal

Ten years after running the violent war against the state to topple monarchy for the communist dictatorship, top leader of the Maoist Party stresses the importance of unified non-violent movement to bring down autocracy in Nepal So Dr. Baburam Bhattarai, revolutionary by some and terrorist for others, tries to convince us that the Nepal willContinue reading “Maoist Expects ‘April Revolution’ in Nepal”