UDAYAPUR, May 6: Until a few years ago, protests used to be city-centric in Nepal. However, that has changed in the recent years. These days, people living in cities seem less bothered by strikes, rallies and sit-ins. But it's the people living in remote areas who suffer the most by the protests staged by various groups.
DANG, Jan 20: A banda (shutdown) that continued in Dang for the past five days demanding that Dang be named the temporary capital of Province 5 will be called off at 11 pm on Saturday, said a struggle committee meeting held on Saturday.
DHANKUTA, Jan 11: The banda imposed by the locals demanding that Dhankuta district be declared the capital of Province-2 has entered the fourth week today, continuing to cripple life in the hill districts.
LAHAN, March 8: Life in various parts of Siraha district has been affected by the general strike called by the United Democratic Madheshi Front (UDMF) to protest the killings of protesters in Saptari on Monday.
RAJBIRAJ, March 6: CPN-UML leaders are scheduled to address mass meeting in Saptari on Monday under the party's Mechi-Mahakali National Campaign while the cadres of United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) are making preparation from early morning to disrupt the UML's program in the district.
JANAKPUR/ RAJBIRAJ, Feb 23: The Tarai-Madhes banda called by the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) in protest of the local level election date announcement by the government brought life in the southern plains to a grinding halt on Wednesday.
BUTWAL, Dec 20: The CPN-UML aligned youths and students in Rupendehi have taken out a demonstration in protest of the daylight murder of Youth Association of Nepal (YAN) – Rupendehi Chairman and Devdaha's youth entrepreneur, Durga Tiwari, by unidentified assailants.
NEPALGUNJ, Dec 17: Life continued to be affected on the second consecutive day on Saturday in the mid-western region due to a banda (general shutdown) called by local people to protest the constitution amendment proposal registered in Parliament.
ARGHAKHANCHI, Dec 10: The Joint Struggle Committee, Arghakhanchi, an alliance formed to protest the constitution amendment bill that proposes to transfer five hill districts from Province 5, has resumed banda in the district yet again.
DANG, Dec 7: Life in Dang has been paralyzed today due to a banda called by the All Nepal National Free Students Union and Youth Association Nepal affiliated with the opposition CPN-UML to protest the proposal to split Province 5.
KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The nationwide general strike called by the Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN (Maoist) on Sunday partially affected life across the nation, followed by few incidents of vandalism and torching of vehicles.
CHITWAN, July 25: Three protesters have been arrested on the charge of their involvement in vandalizing the vehicles and affecting normal life in course of the general strike called by Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist, in Chitwan today.
KATHMANDU, June 9: The banda organizers have torched a taxi here in Koteshwore on Thursday morning. CPN-Maoists led by Netra Bikram Chand had called a nationwide banda (strike) today.
According to SSP Sushil Bhandari, the assailants torched the taxi,Ba 1 Jha 8206, stopping it on mid-way minutes after they got in. They had hired it to go to Kalanki from Koteshwor.