KATHMANDU, March 7: Public transport operators in the country have demanded the government hike the passenger fares, citing the soaring prices of petroleum products in recent days.

SIRAHA, Dec 28: The Siraha District Administration has issued a two-day curfew in the highway area after the CK Raut-led Janmat Party started an agitation.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: The staffers at the New Baneshwar-based Civil Service Hospital on Sunday staged a demonstration demanding their ‘proper management’.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: The agitating sugarcane farmers have called off their protest following a five-point agreement with the government Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Medical colleges across the country have agreed to refund or adjust the illegal fees taken from students.

Peace and injustice

November 21, 2019 08:49 am

Thirteen years ago on November 21, Nepal’s political parties made a breakthrough in peaceful resolution of the armed insurgency launched by Nepal Communist Party (Maoist). The parliamentary forces, in the face of repression by the direct rule of the King, stood together to extend hands with warring Maoists.

Prohibitory order in Melamchi area

September 7, 2019 12:50 pm

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 7: The District Administration Office of Sindhupalchowk has issued an indefinite prohibitory order at Ambathan, Sindhu, Gyalthum Audit camp and Melamchi Drinking Water Project area to be effective from Friday evening given the agitation of the local contractors and labours.

KATHMANDU, July 2: The British Gurkha Satyagraha United Struggle Committee (BGSUTC) UK-Nepal which has been staging protest demanding pay parity for serving British Gurkha soldiers and pensioners with their British counterparts has decided to postpone its protests.

KATHMANDU, April 29: The engineers and technicians deployed by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA)—who halted their works and resigned en masse last week with various demands—were agreed to return to their work on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 5: Taking a strong exception to the civil service adjustment act, the doctors serving in government-run health institutions have started a fresh round of protests from today.

KATHMANDU, March 5: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has termed the agitation by the relief quota teachers as "an immature and irresponsible act."

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Taking strong objection to the recently-endorsed Civil Servants Adjustment Bill, the government doctors have started boycotting their services except emergency across the country since today morning.

MORANG, Feb 2:  Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Prasad Yadav on Saturday urged the protesting entrepreneurs to shun the mindset of agitations for the sake of country's development and prosperity.

MAHOTTARI, June 11: The sugarcane farmers have called off their sit-in programme following the commitment of Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Yadav to clear the dues of the farmers within a week.

KATHMANDU, Nov. 8: The civil servants have warned of agitation if they are prevented from voting in the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies slated for coming November 26 and December 7.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Federation of Contractors Association of Nepal (FCAN) has said that it would continue its agitation programs until the government brings the murderer of Gauchan to book.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Government has urged protesting doctors to withdraw their protest of shutting all health institutions across the country.

MAHOTTARI, September 1: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal's Chairman, Upendra Yadav, has said Madhesi agitation would continue until the demands of Madhes are addressed.

BAJURA, April 19: The Dalit rights activists have been infuriated at the prospect of being denied an opportunity to run for the top posts in the ward, village council and municipalities during the forthcoming local level elections here.

KATHMANDU, April 16: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Ajay Shankar Nayak has remarked that the announcement of the Madhes-centric political parties for fresh agitations against the upcoming local level elections was nothing more than a drama.

MAHENDRANAGAR (Dhanusha), Feb 17: National immunization program including feeding medicine of elephantiasis and polio drop have been affected due to agitation of health workers across the nation including Dhanusha demanding implementation of the act.

BIRGUNJ, Feb 4: The agitating lawyers have halted eight district courts and benches of the three high courts in the Tarai region protesting the appointment of 80 judges in high courts arguing that the appointment breaches the Constitution of Nepal 2072 BS and the Judicial Council Act.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has decided to launch another round of agitation from February 12, if the constitution amendment bill registered in Parliament is not revised and endorsed by the House by then.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The Federal Alliance Central Struggle Mobilization Main Committee is planning to create public opinion in support of what it called a decisive protest movement by organizing interaction program in all the 10 provinces including the non-geographical ones.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: The student unions close to the opposition parties have announced further agitation program against the constitution amendment bill.

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 8: Minister for Irrigation Deepak Giri has urged all political parties to be responsible towards the people and the country.

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 5: The CPN-UML has decided to intensify the ongoing agitation against the constitution amendment bill registered by the government at the Legislature-Parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Chairman of the main opposition party in parliament, the CPN (UML), KP Sharma Oli has said his party would get victory in the movement against the constitution amendment proposal.

BUTWAL, Dec 1: Different protest programmes were held at various places of Rupandehi district against constitution amendment bill registered in the parliament by the government, with changes to the province borders.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The government has decided to provide Rs 14 million to cover the expenses incurred in the treatment of  protesters injured during the Madhes agitations last year. This is as per the demands of the agitating Madhes-based parties.