IN PICTURES: Naagpanchami

August 16, 2018 11:25 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Hindus are observing the Naagpanchami festival today as per the time-honored tradition at Naagpokhari, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, March 27: Demanding that a referendum be held to decide whether Nepal should be a Hindu state again, Nepali Congress (NC) leader Khum Bahadur Khadka registered a proposal at the party's central working committee meeting on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 26: A proposal of referendum on Hindu state has been registered in the central committee on Nepali Congress (NC).

KATHMANDU, March 20: Ratriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) cadres on Monday clashed with police as the former moved toward the Office of the Election Commission, Jamal to stage a sit-in against the removal of the terms “Hindu State” and “ constitutional monarchy” from its statute by the Election Commission (EC).

KATHMANDU, March 19: Rastriya Prajatantra Party has registered constitution amendment bill at the Parliament Secretariat demanding for reinstating 'Hindu State'.

LUCKNOW, March 19: A saffron-robed Hindu holy man was sworn in on Sunday to lead Uttar Pradesh, sealing what appears to be a shift in course by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that could redefine the world's largest democracy as a Hindu nation.

KATHMANDU, March 17: The Election Commission has removed 'Hindu state' and 'monarchy' from the party statute of the ruling Rastriya Prajatantra Party. The election body, however, has endorsed 'cow' as the election symbol for the party.

Workshop on Hindu Kush Himalaya

February 3, 2017 15:58 pm

LALITPUR, Feb 3: The environmentalists of the countries of Hindu Kush Himalayan region have underlined the urgency for carving out a common policy for climate change adaptation and mountain ecosystems.

PALPA, Dec 25: A Madrasa established at Islampur in Rampur Municipality – 6 for the Muslim community is now taking in admission of children from the Hindu community.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Minister for Forest and Soil Conservation Shankar Bhandari has claimed that his party, Nepali Congress (NC), has not forged an official opinion that Nepal should be a secular country.

CHITWAN, Dec 2: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chairperson Kamal Thapa has said that RPP will present amendment proposal to the second constitution amendment bill registered at the Parliament Secretariat on last Tuesday to press for reinstatement of Nepal as a Hindu nation.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The meeting of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal held at the residence of party chair Kamal Thapa at Bishalnagar on Sunday has decided to play an effective role as a nationalistic force after its unification with the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP).

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Hindu State Political Committee has stated that International Hindu Conference will kick off at Bankali, Pashupatinath on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: The World Hindu Federation International is organizing the International Hindu Extensive Conference at Bankali in Kathmandu from October 20 to 22.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: An international conference of the Hindus is going to be organized at Bankali in the capital city from coming October 22.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: One of Nepal's right wing parties, Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), has made its stand clear on key contentious issues.

DHAKA, Bangladesh, July 1:  Police say a Hindu temple worker has been hacked to death in southwest Bangladesh in the latest attack blamed on radical Islamists.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS), an organization involved in promoting Hinduism, has demanded that the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘scrap’ Nepal’s secular constitution and use his clout to declare Nepal a ‘Hindu nation’, Indian media reported.

Still a Hindu state

June 21, 2016 00:35 am

It can be argued that new constitution has actually upheld the idea of a Hindu state

KATHMANDU, June 7: The last rites of senior musician, Amber Gurung, will take place as per the Hindu and Buddhist rituals.  Gurung died early this morning while undergoing treatment at Grande International Hospital.