Responding to the Padma Sundar Lawati Interview

After watching pro-government leader on Nepal Television, a UWB reader reacts… [Padma Sundar Lawati is a leader of the breakaway faction of RPP that is headed by Home Minister Kamal Thapa. At the time of breakup, it was widely assumed that Lawati would be the chairman of the new party. But in a surprise move,Continue reading “Responding to the Padma Sundar Lawati Interview”

Activities of Maoist Comrades Around Nepal

Images from around Nepal that tell the stories of sufferings and depict the activities of CPN Maoist rebels who are launching a ‘people’s war’ to overthrow the monarchy.A Photo Blog Comrades’ Crime: Ram Bahadur Rana undergoes treatment in Midwest Regional Hospital, Pokhara. The 60-year-old of Tanahun district’s Vanu VDC-8 sustained injuries when Maoists Tuesday nightContinue reading “Activities of Maoist Comrades Around Nepal”

Rallying for the Release of Madhav Nepal

Leaders including UML General Secretary Nepal are inside jail or under house arrest It is very much surprising that the government still continues keeping CPN UML General Secretary Madhav Kumar Nepal under house arrest. At a time when almost all political leaders are freely walking outside, Nepal is inside his home (and occasionally like todayContinue reading “Rallying for the Release of Madhav Nepal”

Images of Ilam Attack

Maoists attacked police and army in Ilam of East Nepal Sunday night. Here are images from the spot. By Benup Raj Bhattarai She is Manaratna Rai, 80, the wife of Harka Bahadur Rai who was killed by the bullet fired by the security force in the fight with Maoists. In this photo, she is seenContinue reading “Images of Ilam Attack”

Aerial Assault: Survivors' Images

Images from Nepal’s Arghakhachi District where civilians were injured in an army aerial attack against Maoist “terrorists”. By Deepandra Baduwal Surviving an Arial Assault: If you want to know how it feels to be the innocent victim of the ongoing conflict in the country, just ask Jeevan Gautam of Khidim VDC-8, Arghakhachi district. In anContinue reading “Aerial Assault: Survivors' Images”

Deserted Voting Booths of Nepal

By Dinesh Wagle Very few people are participating in Nepal’s municipal election that is boycotted by political parties. A man looks for his name in a Voters’ list outside a voting booth in New Baneshwor. I went around a few voting booths to see how the election process was going on. I saw no peopleContinue reading “Deserted Voting Booths of Nepal”

Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful… Dreams (of Miss Nepal Contestants)

By Dinesh Wagle on August 10th, 2005 in Wagle Street Journal What does it mean to be a Miss Nepal? Who Will Be a Miss Nepal?: Contestants of Miss Nepal 2005 are visiting to different places including Bal Mandir, an orphan center, in Kathmandu. They went there on Monday, Aug 8 and collected information regardingContinue reading “Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful… Dreams (of Miss Nepal Contestants)”