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The unthinkable happened on March 21 in Gaur in the central Terai plains. Two political groups clashed, and violence followed. 29 were dead, more than 40 injured. This incident has shaken Nepal. Democracy For Nepal condemns the violence but it also takes the Maoists to task for disrupting the MPRF...
Madhesh is the southern plains of Nepal where half of the country lives. Madhesi are the people of Nepal, roughly half of the country. The Madhesi have been discriminated against for centuries. Now they are in a revolt that feels like the second part of the world shaking April Revolution....
The seven party alliance and the Maoists were to meet for their summit talks some time in September, but it did not happen. Prime Minister Girija Koirala asked for some extra time. Now the decisive talks are supposed to take place on October 8. Both sides have been posturing. The...
The seven party alliance in power and the Maoists are gearing for yet another round of peace talks. Their last round that resulted in an eight point agreement came under much fire from various quarters.
After the victory of the April Revolution, and a major House Proclamation that has seriously curbed the powers of the king and renamed the army from Royal Nepal Army to Nepal Army, and a phase one talk with the Maoists, the seven party alliance government still has a lot of unresolved issues. The pace is felt to have been too slow.
After the spectacular success of the April Revolution, the seven party alliance has not moved fast enough for some, but it sure has been moving steady.
The king has accepted the seven party alliance's roadmap.
The king is nowhere close to seeing the light.
The movement has turned into a revolution.
The dictator king of Nepal keeps pushing himself into a tighter corner. He has taken the penultimate step. He has imposed a daytime curfew.
More than a thousand have been arrested, many have been beaten up, several killed, and Home Minister Kamal Thapa has threatened martial law.
The seven party alliance in Nepal is in the middle of its "decisive" protests to topple the autocratic regime in Nepal, and the protest programs have met with unprecedented resistance from the illegitimate regime.
US ambassador Moriarty gave an important speech warning the political parties to watch out for the Maoists.
DFN talks of the need for the Nepali diaspora to pump money into the democracy movement in Nepal: moral support is not enough.