HETAUDA, July 31: Cadres of Netra-Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal torched two vehicles in Makawanpur on Tuesday night as part of a nation-wide banda called by the group.

Banda affects life in Rolpa

September 26, 2018 12:21 pm

ROLPA, Sept 26:Normal life in Rolpa, the district of province 6, remained affected today due to a banda (shutdown) held at the call of Nepal Communist Party led by Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav'.

NA disposes of 27 suspicious objects

August 15, 2018 08:51 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Nepal Army (NA) has removed various suspicious objects including a few pressure cooker bombs from across the country on Tuesday.

JHAPA, May 13: A nation-wide banda called by Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal has partially affected life in the district.

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.

Banda affects normal life in Udayapur

February 20, 2018 12:57 pm

UDAYAPUR, Feb 20: A normal life has been affected in the district due to bandh called by Communist Party of Nepal led by Netra Bikram Chand alias Biplab.

Dang banda canceled

January 20, 2018 21:15 pm

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.

TERHATHUM, August 6: A banda or general strike called today by the Limbuwan State Council affiliated to Rastriya Janamukti Party has crippled life in nine eastern districts across the Arun River.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Normal life in core tarai districts remained tense on the first day of the four-day strike called by Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) on Tuesday.

Banda affects life in Siraha

March 8, 2017 13:56 pm

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.

Banda affects life in Madhes

February 23, 2017 00:50 am

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.

12 banda enforcers arrested

January 4, 2017 16:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Police arrested 12 banda enforcers from Kalimati area today for their attempt to force the market to shut.

Partial impact of Valley banda (video)

January 4, 2017 11:08 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: There has been a partial impact of the Valley banda announced against the road-widening drive on Wednesday.

Banda cripples life in mid-western region

December 27, 2016 13:45 pm

DANG, Dec 27: Different Hindu organizations have imposed a banda in the Mid-Western Development Region on Tuesday in a protest against cow slaughtering in Kailali district.

Four banda enforcers held from Bhaktapur

December 22, 2016 16:52 pm

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 22: Four banda enforcers were held from various places of Bhaktapur for forcing the market to shut.

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.

Banda cripples life in mid-western region

December 17, 2016 22:25 pm

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.

Limbuwan banda affects east Nepal

December 15, 2016 12:53 pm

BHADRAPUR, Dec 15: Normal life in Jhapa remained affected today due to a general shutdown (banda) enforced by the Federal Limbuwan Party Nepal, protesting over the constitution amendment proposal.

Road upgrading during banda

December 12, 2016 00:00 am

PALPA, Dec 12: A contractor firm has started repairing roads in Palpa taking advantage of the strike enforced by political parties.

Indefinite Palpa banda called off

December 10, 2016 17:03 pm

PALPA, Dec 10: The Indefinite shut down in the district in place for the last 11 days has been called off from Saturday.

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.

Palpa upgrades roads as banda continues

December 9, 2016 15:36 pm

PALPA, Dec 9: Roads are being upgraded in Palpa during the banda enforced by political parties.

Banda cripples life in Dang

December 7, 2016 15:17 pm

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.

Butwal banda called off

December 7, 2016 08:49 am

RUPANDEHI, Dec 7: The banda in effect for a week in Butwal has been called off. The banda was called against government’s effort to amend constitution by re-drawing the boundary of province no 5.

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ROLPA, Nov 28: Residents of Rolpa who have taken to the streets demanding that the district should not be split away from Province-5 shut down the district today.

295 detained for vandalism during banda

November 13, 2016 20:35 pm

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.

Minor effect of banda on Lalitpur

July 25, 2016 17:44 pm

Lalitpur, July 25: The banda called by the CPN Maoist party had minor effect in Lalitpur today, with a significant number of private vehicles plying on the road.

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.