ROLPA, Jan 25: Fanning the flames of her wood-burning stove, former Maoist combatant Sukamaya Budha recalled how she had taken up arms during the rebellion, believing to be fighting for change and equality.

Ex-Maoist combatants doing business

November 21, 2018 03:30 am

SURKHET, Nov 21: In 1998, Ramesh Paudel of Lekbesi Municipality-1 joined the 'People's Liberation Army (PLA)' formed by the then Maoist rebels at the tender age of 16.

Kathmandu, Dec 11: A crowd of leaders and cadres of CPN (Maoist Center) assembled at Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar early in the morning today for a purpose.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Nepal Police on Tuesday morning arrested former Maoist combatants who had been picketing the CPN (Maoist Center) party head office, Parisdanda since Monday demanding 'justice' for their contributions during the People's War.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Former Maoist combatants discharged by United Nations mission have picketed Parisdanda, the headquarters of ruling CPN (Maoist Center) on Monday evening.

DANG, Nov 3: Khushi Ram Chaudhary was only 15 years old when he joined the then Maoist Army in 2005. Leaders of the rebel army had tempted him to join the force by promising that he would eventually be enrolled in the Nepal Army if he fights for them.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has resumed investigation into the alleged embezzlement of fund related to the then cantoned Maoist combatants two years after it raised the issue.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: The Supreme Court has asked the government to furnish a written clarification over the allocation of budget for providing Rs 200,000 each to disqualified combatants in the name of relief payment.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: The Supreme Court (SC) has stayed the provision made in the annual budget to dole out Rs 200,000 each to the disqualified Maoist combatants.