KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Staffers at the parliament secretariat have announced agitation from Wednesday demanding resumption of additional perks and allowances for extra hours spent. The additional allowances were stopped since July.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Supreme Court has scrapped two different writs filed demanding the early appointment of Chief Justice.

BAITADI, May 31: An elderly citizen has been holding a fast – onto – death demanding a blacktopped road in his village for the past four days.

PARSA, April 25: Police here have arrested the father of a man charged of meting out torture to a girl to whom his marriage was fixed and her family also.

RAUTAHAT, March 28: Citing “irregularities” in the development activities conducted by the local government, locals of Gadhimai Municipality have padlocked the municipal office demanding transparency.

RAUTAHAT, March 29: Citing “irregularities” in the development activities conducted by the local government, locals of Gadhimai Municipality have padlocked the municipal office demanding transparency.

DANG, Feb 19: Locals have brought the vehicular movement to standstill for an hour demanding dust control.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: A group of youths has marched in the capital with national flag demanding employment within the country. They urged government to create an environment to work in the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: The Nepali Congress Nuwakot district branch has handed over a memorandum to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba today, calling on the government to provide medical treatment to the people injured in course of the elections, including to Upendra Mishra.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Senior orthopedic at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Dr Govinda KC has begun his hunger strike from Monday afternoon at 4 pm.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Senior orthopedic at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Dr Govinda KC is set to begin his hunger strike from Monday afternoon at 4 pm.

Sit-in demanding provincial capital

January 4, 2018 20:14 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: A sit-in and gherao was organized by the provincial capital formation committee in front of the PM's residence, Baluwatar demanding Dhankuta as the capital of province no. 1.

DHARAN, Dec 25: The locals of Dharan have started a relay sit-in demanding that Dharan be declared as the capital city of Province 1.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Demanding a re-run of parliamentary polls in his constituency, Tanahun-2, Nepali Congress (NC) youth leader Pradip Paudel filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday.

PALPA, Dec 17: Students of Palpa Engineering College burned tyres and vandalized the compound premise and infrastructure after the administration turned a deaf ear to their demands.

Demanding their rupees’ worth

December 15, 2017 09:35 am

Nepal is South Asia’s third most expensive country as noted by The Economist Group earlier this year. Inflation has long become a part and parcel of the capital dweller’s life.

Baglung, Dec 1: The Nepali Congress Baglung has filed a complaint at the District Election Office demanding re-election in three polling centres in the district, alleging rigging.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: The Supreme Court today refused to issue an interim order in response to a writ filed at the court, demanding the printing of separate ballot papers for the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: The Federation of Contractors' Association of Nepal (FCAN) has today organised protest rally, demanding action against the guilty in the murder of its chairperson, Sharad Kumar Gauchan.

KATHMANDU, Sep 1: In the wake of the exposure of several corruption cases by media, lawmakers have registered a resolution motion in parliament, demanding action against the corrupt and strengthening the anti-corruption bodies.

GAUR, August 8: Rautahat farmers have picketed District Administration Office (DAO), Gaur demanding compensation for destroyed crops in planted in thousands of Bighas caused by toxic liquid discharged by factories such as Jyoti Distillery, Baba Distillery and Shreeram Sugar Mill during monsoon.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr. Govinda has started his hunger strike for the 11th time demanding reforms in medical education sector including edorsement of Medical Education Bill and sacking of some Tribhuvan University office bearers.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Hundreds of youths from Karnali region staged a peaceful protest in the capital on Saturday demanding that the government increase budget for Dolpa and Humla districts which still lack road connectivity with the rest of the country.

BAGLUNG, June 8: The family of a boy, who had reportedly gone missing in his attempt to get away with police arrest on the charge of possessing illegal drug, shut Baglung district headquarters today, demanding that the whereabouts of the boy be found at the earliest.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Senior Lawyer Purna Prasad Rajbanshi on Monday filed a writ of habeas corpus at Supreme Court (SC) demanding release of Deputy Inspector General(DIG) Nawaraj  Silwal who was detailed by Nepal Police Administration earlier today.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Bibeksheel Nepali Party has filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court on Sunday challenging the provision of Local Level Elections Act 2017, which does not allow parties, other than currently present in the parliament, from contesting the elections with same election symbol across the country.

KATHMANDU, March 26: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court today demanding management and control of the open border between Nepal and India.

SOLUKHUMBU, March 24: Agitating locals of Tila VDC staged sit-in before the Solukhumbu District Administration Office and District Development Committee protesting the integration of their VDC into Nechasalyan rural municipality against their interests and needs.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Five political parties in the parliament, including the Madhesi People's Right Forum - Democratic (MPRF-D) led by Bijay Gachchhedar, registered a further amendment proposal on the constitution amendment bill on Sunday demanding eight provinces.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The views on the arrest of CK Raut tweeted by Naya Shakti coordinator Dr Baburam Bhattarai two years ago has gone viral on Thursday.

BARA, Jan 27: A joint team of entrepreneurs and representatives of various political parties encircled the District Administration Office of Bara on Thursday, demanding to declare Kalaiya Municipality as a sub- metropolitan city.

BARA, Jan 26: Entrepreneurs, cadres of political parties and locals have picketed the district administration office demanding that Kalaiya Municipality be created as Sub Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The Environmental Development and Conservation Law Forum has filed a writ petition at Supreme Court demanding the rights to life in a salubrious environment as guaranteed by the constitution.

CHITAWAN, Oct 27: The misuse of social network sites has increased along with the spread of social media like Facebook and Twitter. Are not social media sites accessible on portable devises like laptops and cell phones creating a problem of social isolation? Women in Bharatpur on Sunday staged a demonstration focused on this question.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Solidarity for Dr Govinda KC Alliance is organizing a street march in the capital city on Saturday, to pressure the political parties to pass the impeachment motion against Lokman Singh Karki, the chief of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA).

GORKHA, Aug 23: The quake-survivors from Aarughat in Gorkha have arrived at the district headquarters demanding compensation and house reconstruction grant.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC has announced to stage fast-unto death demanding impeachment against Chief Commissioner at the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lokman Singh Karki among other demands.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Some 10 doctors arrested by the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on the charge of using fake certificates for medical studies have moved Supreme Court (SC) demanding their release.

RAUTAHAT, June 18: Farmers from Rautahat blocked the East-West Highway on Saturday demanding payment of sugarcane.