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.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The elected body of Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has named a seven-member working committee to call the special general meeting as per the direction of International Cricket Council (ICC).

KAPILVASTU, Feb 20: Cadres of Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist on Tuesday hurled a petrol bomb at a moving bus along the East-West Highway near Khairanipur of Kapilvastu district for defying the general strike imposed by the party.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The government has intensified searches for top leaders of the Netra Bikram Chand (Biplab)-led Communist Party Nepal (CPN), following the increasing number of incidents of attack against election candidates and poll campaigns, at a time when the country is on the verge of key elections.

SARLAHI, Sept 3:  The Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN-Maoist has demanded proper investigation into the land scam involving Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) and stern action against the people involved in the embezzlement of millions of rupees.

NUWAKOT, August 6: At least 450 district leaders and cadres have defected Netra Bikram Chand-led the Communist Party of Nepal. The defection was announced at a press conference organized by Rafat Sanchar Club in Bhaktapur today.

BHOJPUR, June 1: Two cadres of Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal were arrested from Bhojpur for carrying out activities against the elections. The arrestees are the Party's members Jiban Rai and Man Bahadur Rai.

ILLAM, May 28: Police have arrested two cadres of Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal from Danabari in Deumai Municipality in the district for carrying out activities against the elections.

CHITWAN, May 9:   Police have arrested cadres of Communist Party of Nepal led by Netra Bikram Chand with explosive devices on Tuesday.

KAILALI, May 8: All Nepal Independent Students' Union-Revolutionary close to CPN led by Netra Bikram Chand has enforced an indefinite educational strike in Kailali beginning from today.

SURKHET, May 6: Seven policemen have sustained injuries after they were attacked by the cadres of CPN led by Netra Bikram Chand.

GULMI, April 10: The CPN-Maoist led by Netra Bikram Chand has been conducting anti-election campaigns in Gulmi.

Chand-led Maoists step up extortion drive

February 15, 2017 00:10 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: As part of asserting its organizational presence, the Netra Bikram Chand-led splinter faction of the then CPN (Maoist) has intensified its extortion drive from businesspersons and institutions both within Kathmandu Valley and beyond, creating terror among them.