KATHMANDU, May 20: A protest was staged today at Bhatbhateni, Naxal, demanding justice for a victim who spoke out regarding her horrible experiences with sexual abuse, violence and blackmail for over eight years on social media.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Employees of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) launched protests against the government’s move to suspend NRB Governor Maha Prasad Adhikari.

ISLAMABAD, April 10: Candidates for Pakistan's next prime minister are due to file nomination papers on Sunday after incumbent Imran Khan lost a no-confidence vote in parliament, bringing an end to the former cricket star's nearly four years in power.

KATHMANDU, March 11: A group of medical students are on a relay hunger strike demanding a safe environment for studying at Maitighar area in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Members and cadres of various political parties and student activists have continued with their protests against the US-funded Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement in the New-Baneshwor area, where lies the federal parliament building.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The government has deployed a large number of police personnel along the road from Maitighar to New Baneshwor in Kathmandu after cadres of various political parties staged a protest against the US assistance project Millennium Challenge Compact (MCC).

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: New Baneshwar where the federal parliament building lies is overwhelmed with protestors against the US-funded Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Members and cadres of various political parties and student activists have continued with their protests against the US-funded Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement in the New-Baneshwor area, where lies the federal parliament building.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: There have been protests throughout the country against the US-funded Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement, saying it should not be accepted. For the last few days, the area in the capital from Maitighar to New Baneshwar has become tense due to the protests against MCC.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City witnessed another tense day on Wednesday after agitators protesting against the ratification of the US-funded Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement clashed with the police in the capital.

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 11: The employees of the National Examination Board have postponed their agitation after an agreement was reached on Thursday’s talks between the employees and NEB management.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The National Examination Board Employee Association has demanded the National Examination Board (NEB) fulfill their institutional and professional demands amid a discussion held with the board on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Various student unions have demanded the government to withdraw the price hike of petroleum products.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Amid uproar in Nepal over the ongoing road construction by India in Lipulekh area, India has said that established inter-governmental mechanisms are appropriate for communication and dialogue to resolve the boundary issue.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Sugarcane farmers are yet to receive Rs 126.40 million in outstanding dues from sugar mills.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Agitators demanding the withdrawal of the US government-funded Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) gathered outside the Federal Parliament building in New Baneshwar to protest against the project’s implementation.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The legal practitioners have continued their protests on the premises of the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: The Federation of Truck Transport Entrepreneurs Nepal (FTTEN) has warned of launching protests if the government does not withdraw the recent hike in the prices of petroleum products.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The Nepal Bar Association (NBA) staged a sit-in at the main gate of the Supreme Court on Sunday. The agitating lawyers staged a sit-in at the Supreme Court premises from 10 AM to 11:30 AM on Sunday demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Agitating lawyers are preparing to stop Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Rana from entering the Supreme Court on Sunday as well.

Protest against MCC in Bhaktapur

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KATHMANDU, Nov 13: People staged a protest against the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact agreement at an inauguration program organized in Bhaktapur on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: The agitating lawyers have announced not to plead cases before any of the benches at the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Lawyers continued with their protests on the premises of Nepal Bar Association (NBA), demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The agitating lawyers have announced to continue their protest unless Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana steps down from his post.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Lawyers affiliated to the Nepal Bar Association (NBA) have continued their protest for the third consecutive day on Tuesday demanding resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: People from various walks of life staged a demonstration at Maitighar Mandala in the capital  on Thursday,  demanding an end to all kinds of interventions in the independent judiciary.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Supporters of the Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) staged a demonstration at at Maitighar Mandala in the capital city, shouting slogans demanding that the government ensure social justice and take action against the murderers of Bhim Bahadur Bishwakarma.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The operators of short-distance public transport halted their services in the Kathmandu Valley on Monday, as a protest against “the apathy shown by the government authorities” to the issue of hiking transport fares.

MBBS students who have not been able to complete their internships in China due to the coronavirus pandemic have continued their protest programs.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Examinees of the Public Service Commission (PSC) examinations have taken to the streets demanding immediate publications of the final results of the section officers.

KATHMANDU, August 26: Petroleum transporters have withdrawn their protests after a three-point agreement reached with the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) on Thursday evening.

KATHMANDU, August 23: Sugarcane farmers have urged the government to help them get the past dues of their sold out products from the sugar producers.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Youths affiliated to Akhli Revolutionary have staged a protest rally in front of Indian Embassy in Kathmandu demanding fair investigation on Darchula incident and holding those responsible for the crime accountable. Akhli Revolutionary is a student wing of the NCP (Revolutionary Maoist) led by Hari Krishna Gajurel.

LONDON, July 29: From Tunisia and South Africa to Colombia, social unrest is sweeping through developing countries, a reminder of income inequalities that have deepened during the COVID-19 crisis.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Transport entrepreneurs on Thursday staged a protest in the Kathmandu Valley, demanding the province and local governments enforce the new fares in line with the revised transport fares by the federal government last week.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Protests against caretaker Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli have intensified in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Employees of a number of commercial banks on Wednesday staged protests against the Social Security Fund (SSF) expressing their dissatisfaction over being taken to the SSF forcibly, without addressing their grievances.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Five major student unions are staging protests against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) in all 77 districts across the country today.

Miwako Sakauchi stands in her studio and brushes spinning swirls on torn cardboard and drawing paper, using the five colors designated as symbols of the modern Olympiad.

A professor from a Barcelona art school has staged a protest at a museum dedicated to Pablo Picasso intending to shed light on the Spanish painter's sometimes callous behaviour towards women.

KATHMANDU, June 6: The opposition alliance has said that the controversial decision taken by the government to export stones and pebbles to India to minimize trade deficit is aimed at appeasing a foreign country and using the national resources for vested interests to prolong its stay in power.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Members of civil society have staged a protest against President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s move to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR) on Thursday evening.

KATHMANDU, May 27: A protest led by activists against the government amid the prohibitory order took place in Kirtipur on Wednesday. The group of activists staged the protest at Kirtipur against the government in memory of Surya Bahadur Tamang, who died of starvation during the first wave of the pandemic last year.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Civil society activists staged a protest against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) at Kirtipur in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 14: A group of animal activists staged protests against animal cruelty at Maitighar in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

The unabashed dislike of PM KP Oli by civil society ‘stalwarts’ has not proved enough to dislodge Oli, so what is their Plan B?

The participants of the symbolic protests drew attention of the government to immediately implement the Kathmandu Valley Air Quality Management Action Plan-2020

MYANMAR, April 7: Myanmar troops fired at anti-coup protesters on Wednesday, killing at least seven people and wounding several, media said, as a Chinese-owned factory was set on fire in the commercial capital Yangon and activists burned the Chinese flag.

MYANMAR, April 3: Myanmar security forces opened fire on pro-democracy protests on Saturday killing at least five people, a protester and media said, as the military reinforced its bid to end dissent with arrest warrants for online critics and internet blocks.