KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Nepali Congress leader Arjun Narsingh KC accused party President Sher Bahadur Deuba of violating the party's statute by appointing Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar to the post of vice president.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: In a dramatic move, a member of the high-level probe committee formed to investigate the rape and murder of Nirmala Panta, has withdrawn his resignation from the probe, stating he has received assurances from the home minister, the home secretary and the police chief of support for independent investigations.
KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Dr Govinda KC, who is being treated at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) after ending his 15th hunger strike on 27th day on July 26, is to be discharged from the hospital within a couple of days.
What will happen to Dr Govinda KC? Will the government address his demands? Will his life be saved? For 27 days since the senior orthopedic surgeon of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital started hunger strike, his 15th in a row, on June 30, these questions had troubled the general public.
KATHMANDU, July 28: If the government works sincerely to implement the agreement signed with Dr Govinda KC, it will not find it a tough task as it has a two-thirds majority in parliament. But without sincerity, it will be challenging to address some of the demands raised by Dr KC, the senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM).
KATHMANDU, July 27: If the government works sincerely to implement the agreement signed with Dr Govinda KC, it will not find it a tough task as it has a two-thirds majority in parliament. But without sincerity, it will be challenging to address some of demands raised by Dr KC, the senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM).
KATHMANDU, July 27:A nine-point agreement reached between the government and Prof Dr Govinda KC was tabled at the parliament. The government tabled the document, following the demand of main opposition Nepali Congress for the same.
KATHMANDU, July 27: Nepali Congress lawmaker Minendra Rijal questioned the rationale of the government to force Dr. Govinda KC for his 15th hunger strike when it eventually had to agree with the demands.
KATHMANDU, July 24: The meeting between the government representatives and representatives from Dr Govinda KC has ended inconclusively. The meeting held at the Ministry of Education on Tuesday evening could not reach to the agreement.
KATHMANDU, July 24: The government is preparing to hold a meeting with Dr Govinda KC, who is in hunger strike for the past 25 days, the longest so far. The meeting is reported to be held on Tuesday evening.
KATHMANDU, July 24: While criticizing the Nepali Congress (NC) for extending support to the agitating Dr Govinda KC, Prime Minister and Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Chairman KP Oli and fellow-Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal have spit venom against the main opposition party and Dr KC for their ongoing protests.
Naresh Kumar KC had his heed set into becoming a doctor until he joined a four-month-long workshop on film making. The incident took a beautiful turn in his life. Later, he went on to attend the University of California for Film making. He entered into the Nepali cinema fraternity with ‘Dying candle’ in 2013. Having helmed a plethora of short movies, he is currently gearing up for his next release, ‘Romeo and Muna’, which is scheduled to hit the big screen this Friday.
KATHMANDU, July 22: A task force formed by the government to hold talks with Dr Govinda KC has urged the physician, who has been on a fast-unto-death for the last three weeks, to accept dialogue without any conditions.
POKHARA, July 21: A rally has been organized in Pokhara-Lekhanath Metropolitan City to pile pressure on the government to address demands of Dr Govinda KC. Civil society, businessmen, officials representing medical sector, students, general people took part in the pressure rally.
UNITED STATES, July 21: A petition filed on Change.org in the United States urging the government to save life of Dr. Govinda KC and fulfill the raised demands he’s championed for has seen support of 15,000 people so far. Once 100,000 people sign the petition, the organizers aim to submit it to the United Nations, according to activist Shiva Prakash.
KATHMANDU, July 21: The political parties always support Dr Govinda KC when they are in opposition but oppose him when they are in government. It is as though they are only using him for their own political interests.
KATHMANDU, July 21: Although the agitating Dr Govinda KC was brought to the capital from Jumla on Thursday amid deterioration of his health condition, talks with the government to resolve his demands and end his 21-day fast-unto-death have fallen into uncertainty as both the government on one hand and Dr KC and his supporters on the other are sticking to their stances.
KATHMANDU, July 20: Former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged the government to immediately hold talks with Dr Govinda KC and save his life by fulfilling his demands.
KATHMANDU, July 20: The agitating Dr Gobinda KC, who was brought by the government to Kathmandu from Jumla by force on Thursday, has said that he will not accept any medicine or medical treatment until his demands are met .
KATHMANDU, July 19: Even after the government airlifted Dr Govinda KC by force from Jumla Thursday, the 20th day of his fast-unto-death, he has continued the fast at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) here.
JUMLA, June 20: Over 40 people including doctors, nurses and students were injured on Thursday when security personnel entered the premises of Jumla-based Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS), used batons to disperse the opposing crowds, and forcefully took Dr Govinda KC out of the hospital for airlifting to Kathmandu.
JUMLA, June 19: Dr Govinda KC, whose fast-unto-death for reforms in medical education entered the 19th day on Wednesday, said the current government has lost any basis for holding the next round of dialogue.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Instead of addressing the demands raised by Dr Govinda KC, the senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) on the 18th day of his fast-unto-death, the government seems only interested in bringing him to Kathmandu.
JUMLA, July 17: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging a hunger strike in Jumla for the past 17 days, is undergoing severe respiratory problems. The severity of the condition became clear as the man who had refused any medication earlier appealed to doctors Sunday night to help him.