KATHMANDU, July 13: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has put undue pressure on a doctor of the National Trauma Center to issue disability certificates even to those ex-Maoist fighters who are physically fit.
MoHA is collecting the details of the ex-Maoist fighters disabled during the decade-long armed conflict in order to provide them monthly allowances. Up to Rs 12,000 will be provided monthly to each of the disabled Maoist fighters as allowance, according to MoHA.
ROLPA, June 12: Seven-year-old Jiwan BK often breaks into tears over the painful condition of his mother. She had joined the Maoist armed insurgency to improve the lot of people like herself. Since the last two years she has been suffering from mental illness. When night falls, she is shifted to a shed for goats and chicken, and is released in the morning. Such has been the living hell of Sadhana BK, 30, of Tribeni-5 ever since illness overtook her seven years ago.
BAJHANG, July 24: It has been more than four years since Surendra Damai,40, a former Maoist combatant, has been struggling with life in a small dilapidated hut, which too is built in someone else's land because he doesn't have his own land.
BAJHANG, Jan 30: There was a time when Hari Datta Awasthi of Sunkuda, Bajhang proudly walked with his rifle and a bag of dynamite on his back with the aim of changing the society with his revolutionary spirit. This former deputy battalion commander of the Maoist army is now reinventing his life by starting a vegetable farming in the dry lands of Sunkuda.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Ten years after signing the signing the Comprehensive Peace Accord (CPA) since the decade-long civil war came to an end, the former Maoist guerrillas now feel that the agreement was 'a tool for party segregation and compromise on the promises made'.
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.