KATHMANDU, March 29: The government has initiated an investigation into the granting of a weapons license to Durga Prasai.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: The protest program organized by a group led by the controversial medical entrepreneur Durga Prasai began in the capital with the release of a pair of pigeons today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: A protest program organized by a group led by the controversial medical entrepreneur Durga Prasai is being held in the Kathmandu Valley today as part of the 'Saving Nation, Nationality, Religion, Culture, and Citizen Rescue Campaign.'

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Neha Chaudhary, a dowry victim who has been awaiting justice for a year, has knocked on the doors of  Durga Prasai, a medical practitioner and political activist, for help in her pursuit of justice.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Medical entrepreneur Durga Prasai has announced plans to proclaim Nepal as a Vedic Sanatan Hindu Dharma nation on February 17, 2024. Former King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah will light a lamp at Kathmandu’s Basantapur to mark the proclamation, Prasai has claimed.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The Accountability Watch Committee (AWC) has raised objections to the extreme repression against the right to peacefully assemble and protest, as well as prohibiting the movement of Durga Prasai and his supporters.

In his trademark rustic style, Prasain has struck a chord with the suffering masses, bringing these issues to the forefront―a matter that has become a persistent thorn in the government's throat.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The police have arrested 15 supporters of Durga Prasai on the charge of pelting stones at the police.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Medical entrepreneur Durga Prasai has claimed that former king Gyanendra Shah supported his campaign by telephoning him.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Durga Prasai, a medical entrepreneur advocating for a change in the political system, will limit today's protest activities to a motorcycle rally in Bhaktapur on the fourth day of the ongoing demonstration.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Medical entrepreneur Durga Prasai has filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court (SC) claiming that he has been detained illegally.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Due to insecurity, medical entrepreneur Durga Prasai will not step out of his house on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Police personnel have been mobilized around the residence of medical entrepreneur Durga Prasai in Bhaktapur. The District Police Office, Bhaktapur, has said that keeping in mind the security situation at Prasai’s residence, extra police personnel have been mobilized.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: There is anticipation that the demonstration planned by medical entrepreneur Durga Prasai's group at Tinkune in the capital today may lead to tension. The ‘grand liberation movement’ initiated in the capital by the Prasai-led ‘Saving Nation, Nationality, Religion, Culture, and Citizen Rescue Campaign’ is scheduled to take place in Tinkune today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The streets in most parts of Kathmandu remained deserted, yet tense on Thursday due to separate protests organized by the CPN-UML-affiliated Yuva Sangh and medical entrepreneur Durga Prasai-led group.

Hold demonstrations peacefully

November 23, 2023 07:32 am

The air in Kathmandu is filled with tension and anticipation, not for a celebration or a momentous occasion, but rather for a demonstration scheduled for Thursday. The mastermind behind this controversy is none other than a controversial medical practitioner, Durga Prasai.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: While medical practitioner Durga Prasai is preparing to demonstrate in Kathmandu on Thursday for what he called liberating the debtors of financial institutions including banks, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has warned that the government will act strictly against loan defaulters.

Black soot smeared on Durga Prasai

October 9, 2023 16:23 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Medical entrepreneur Durga Prasai, known for his controversial statements, has been smeared black soot by unknown individuals in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, April 12: Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) leader Dhaka Kumar Shrestha's position of member of parliament (MP) is in jeopardy after the audio (audio material) of his alleged 'deal' of Rs 20 million with medical practitioner Durga Prasai came out to the public.

KATHMANDU, April 11: A second audiotape of Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) lawmaker Dhaka Kumar Shrestha, who is said to have demanded Rs 20 million from medical entrepreneur Durga Prasai, has gone viral on social media.

KATHMANDU, April 9: The Rastriya Swatantra Party has asked MP Dhaka Kumar Shrestha to submit a clarification within 24 hours following the leakage of an audio clip in which Shrestha has allegedly demanded Rs 20 million from businessman Durga Prasai.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) has suspended its MP Dhaka Kumar Shrestha.

KATHMANDU, March 14: Durga Prasai, the coordinator of the 'Nation, Nationality, Religion- Culture and Citizen Rescue Campaign', has said that by arresting the coordinator of the ‘black soot’ squad of his campaign, the government violated the constitutional rights.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Shambhu Thapa, the coordinator of controversial medical entrepreneur Durga Prasai's 'black soot squad', has been arrested from Bharatpur. Thapa threatened to smear black soot on the heads of banks and financial institutions.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The CPN-UML’s provincial committee has recommended the center to take action against Durga Prasai, a central member of the party.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Dubai’s Prince Sheikh Mohammed Maktoum who is in Nepal for a three-day official visit has gifted a golden cane to CPN-UML central member and businessman Durga Prasai.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The Bhaktapur District Court on Thursday allowed the police to arrest Jhapa-based B&C Medical College owner Durga Prasai.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Medical college owner Durga Prasai has filed a corruption case against Vice-chairperson of the Medical Education Commission Shree Krishna Giri at the CIAA, accusing him of amassing unexplained property during his tenure in government office.