Protests: Nepali vs Indian

They have bandas in India too, but they don’t trash the city to make their point: What’s wrong with us? Don’t we have anything constructive to do than hit the streets and shout slogans all the time? We now have the democracy and freedom that we so passionately fought for. We voted so enthusiastically andContinue reading “Protests: Nepali vs Indian”

Again Nepal Banda: Bus Wallas Protest

For the record (22 Jan): The Banda continued. Two boys killed in Lahan. ………. Normal life in the city was disrupted and people had to walk, like these women with a kid in Koteshwor, because of banda. Pics by Wagle In an IM conversation yesterday afternoon, an American girl who was here in Kathmandu aContinue reading “Again Nepal Banda: Bus Wallas Protest”

Bir­tamod­e, Bride and the Bandhs

Our blogger, home (East Nepal) to attend his sister’s marriage, finds himself stuck in series of Bandhs By Deepak Adhikari Saturday Blog It was 11 am. The preparation was almost ready. But, I was a bit restless. Now, becoming a brother of a bride is no cricket. It almost happened to be an impromptu wedding.Continue reading “Bir­tamod­e, Bride and the Bandhs”