Nepal Army Sets Up a Separate Battalion for Madhesis

23 Jan As per the decision of the government of Nepal made in July last year, the Nepali Army (NA) has set up two separate battalions with the objective of including Madhesi and Kirat community. According to NA spokesperson Brigadier General Ananta Thebe, the Naya Sabuj battalion has been set up at Jaleshwore of DhanushaContinue reading “Nepal Army Sets Up a Separate Battalion for Madhesis”

Nepal Terai Tension: Two Killed

Two killed in fresh Lahan unrest, curfew imposed again Jan 22- The relative calm in unrest-torn Lahan today morning proved short-lived when tensions soared in the afternoon after two people were killed in fresh clashes between police and protestors. The Madhesi Janadhikar Forum (MJF) claims a ninth grader, 15-year old Pramod Sada of Lahan-4, Mirzapur,Continue reading “Nepal Terai Tension: Two Killed”

35 Containers For Nepal Army Weapons Storage

Jan 21- 35 additional containers are being brought to Kathmandu by Friday (26 Jan) for the storage of Nepal Army weapons. According to military sources, the arms containers to store NA weapons are being brought in to coincide with the ongoing registration of Maoist fighters and weapons as per the agreement between the Maoists andContinue reading “35 Containers For Nepal Army Weapons Storage”

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”

Nepal Maoists Formally Dissolve Peoples' Governments, Peoples' Courts

Jan 18 – Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) has said that it has dissolved all its “people’s governments” and “people’s courts” across the country. In a statement issued Thursday, Maoist Chairman Prachanda said that all levels of local governments run by his party were dissolved as per the agreement reached with the governments in theContinue reading “Nepal Maoists Formally Dissolve Peoples' Governments, Peoples' Courts”

Fate of a King: Poor and Powerless Overnight

By Ameet Dhakal News Editor, the Kathmandu Post The Shah Kings, through royal decree, usurped power and amassed wealth umpteen times during the last 238 years. But today (15 Jan) people have turned the tables on the monarchy: By proclaming a constitution invoking their sovereign rights the people have made the reigning king both poorContinue reading “Fate of a King: Poor and Powerless Overnight”

Nepal Govt. Must Act Strongly Against JTMM

JTMM Terror In Siraha LAHAN, Jan 13- The Janatantrik Tarai Mukti Morcha (JTMM) today morning bombed six grocery stores in Bhagwatipur Chowk in Siraha district.The JTMM cadres had planted the bombs, accusing the shopkeepers of defying a three-day Terai banda called by JTMM, a break away faction of Nepal Communist Party (Maoist). The JTMM announcedContinue reading “Nepal Govt. Must Act Strongly Against JTMM”