General Strike Day I Diary

Day 1 of four-day General Strike paralyzed lives in Nepal closing down the capital and transportation as protesters playing ‘catch me if you can’ game with police By Ujjwal Acharya The morning was as beautiful as usual. It looked all normal sans the rush of traffic and noise of blowing horns. People leisurely strolling around;Continue reading “General Strike Day I Diary”

On Photos: April Uprising I

The first-day of four-day General Strike saw closures, protests and police clampdowns Photo Essay By Saroj Raj Adhikari It was a story of make and break. The only debate was who were trying to make and who were trying to break. Protesters were burning tyres, policemen extinguishing them; protesters were chanting slogans, policemen were chasingContinue reading “On Photos: April Uprising I”

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. TheContinue reading “The Eve of General Strike”