JUMLA, Feb 16: The then Maoist insurgents used to sing songs for Jumla and the locals back then. Songs like ~I'gau gau bata utha, basti basti baata utha' ~I(rise and get ready to change the face of the nation), a thrilling song by Raamesh, used to resonate in the villages and towns of this small district when the Maoists were waging a war against the government in the name of the people and the nation.
BUTUWAL, Jan 16: Rabina Chaudhary of Rajapur of Bardiya district was married off when she was just 16. It was in 2001. The next year, her husband, Krim Kumar Chaudhary went missing. He was reportedly taken away by the police. Krim Kumar was 20 then. Eighteen years down the line, Rabina is clueless about the whereabouts of her husband.
KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Co-chairperson of Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal cautioned that the government's failure to fully implement the constitution and the comprehensive peace accord could invite another conflict, much graver than the 10-year insurgency, in the country.