KATHMANDU, March 27: Three youths who were earlier arrested for protesting against Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal have been sent to prison.

KATHMANDU, March 19: In the parliament meeting on Sunday, lawmakers protested against the statement made by Speaker Devraj Ghimire that 'journalists are on sale'.

MORANG, March 19: The police have arrested four protesters who violated the restricted area and demonstrated near the Chief Minister's office, demanding that the province be renamed on the basis of identity.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Farmers' associations and organizations including those affiliated to the Nepali Congress and CPN-UML have demanded the government to immediately withdraw the decision to cut the subsidy given to farmers for the purchase of fertilizers.

Kathmandu, March 15: Businesspersons who were protesting against high interest rates of Banks and Financial Institutions (BFIs) have withdrawn their protest programs. The business sector had formed the Bank and Financial Problems Struggle Committee to wage protest programs since the past four days. They withdrew all the protest programs after meeting with the prime minister on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 2: All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU) RR Campus Committee has demonstrated against the government. Students affiliated to the committee demonstrated in front of the campus on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, March 1:  A protest has erupted outside the state assembly of Province 1 after it was proposed to rename the province as Koshi Province.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Public transportation in the Kathmandu Valley came to a grinding halt for several hours on Monday afternoon due to a massive protest launched by transport entrepreneurs against the 'excesses' of the traffic police.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Doctors working at various hospitals in Kathmandu have staged a protest against police assault against Dr Janith Lal Singh, who works at National Trauma Center, on Saturday. Doctors, health workers and human rights workers from various hospitals including Bir Hospital, Trauma Center, Civil Hospital participated in the demonstration held at Maitighar Mandala.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Residents of both the countries of Koshi barrage in the border area are staging a protest demanding the operation of Nepal-India train service.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Nepal Police has arrested Tara Baral after trying to disrupt a peaceful demonstration against the decision of Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) to allow rape-accused Sandeep Lamichhane to play matches. The protest was organized by an independent group at Maitighar.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Farmers of Chitwan on Friday staged a protest by throwing vegetables on the road of Narayanghat. They staged the symbolic protest arguing that the domestic product is not getting fair price due to vegetables imported from  India. Farmers threw vegetables such as tomato, cauliflower, cabbage, pumpkin, pea and other vegetables laden in six tractors on the road.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: There is widespread criticism of and protest on social media against the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) for including Sandeep Lamichhane, a rape accused, in the national team.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Agitating students of Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine (IOM) have staged the sixth round of protest against the IOM Dean from Maitighar towards Baneshwar.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The Federation of Nepal National Business and New Baneshwor Business Association protested against “the government's discrimination against businessmen and the terror of financial institutions.”

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: The much-hyped Nepal T-20 Cricket League, the official tournament recognized by the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), is currently underway in Kathmandu. From foreign players to Nepali national and international players are participating in the league.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Local residents and conservationists have staged a protest against the plan to build an underground parking lot in Tundikhel.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The private sector stakeholders, who had been protesting against the government and Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) for the past one month, have withdrawn their protests after the government pledged to address their demands.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10:  Students of Viswa Niketan Secondary School, Tripureshwor, have staged a protest in Maitighar demanding justice for Sadiksha Chaudhary on Saturday.

BEIJING, Nov 27: Hundreds of demonstrators in Shanghai shouted and jostled with police on Sunday evening as protests over China's stringent COVID restrictions flared for a third day following a deadly apartment fire in the country's far west, Reuters reported.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has requested all its chapters to stop the protest against the high interest rates. Keeping in mind that the House of Representatives and provincial assembly elections are going to be held on November 20, the FNCCI has requested all province chapters and member organizations to suspend the currently ongoing protest programs.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The families of the deceased and the struggle committee, who have been protesting against the Kathmandu Medical College (KMC) for the past few days, have staged a sit-in protest alleging that a patient died due to negligence of doctors involved in the treatment.

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 2: Along with the election fever, the candidates of the political parties in Bhaktapur have started protesting against the delay in the construction of the Nagarkot road in Bhaktapur. They blocked the road for two hours on Wednesday morning.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Leaders other than those in the party establishment of the Nepali Congress (NC) are staging a protest at the party office today. They are going to protest for the internal unity of the party, equal opportunities and justice.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The rival faction led by Dr Shekhar Koirala within the ruling Nepali Congress(NC) has announced protest programs against the unilateral decision of the party President Sher Bahadur Deuba on candidates to be elected under Proportional Representation (PR) electoral system.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The Loktantrik Samajwadi Party (LSP) executive committee has issued a circular to its subordinate committees to hold nationwide protests against President Bidya Devi Bhandari's refusal to certify the Citizenship Bill.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Street vendors have surrounded the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) office. On Thursday, the vendors who came to the KMC office surrounded the office saying that the small street vendors were removed without being given an alternative.

KATHMANDU, September 13: Former Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai said that Dr Gobinda KC staging fast unto death for the 20th time demanding reform in the public health education sector is a matter of shame for the state and everyone.

KATHMANDU, August 31: A group of climate activists gathered today at Maitighar Mandala to protest against the World Bank climate loan under the Green, Resilient, and Inclusive Development (GRID) initiative.

KATHMANDU, August 23: The street vendors have protested in front of the office of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) with various demands. They started the protest after the KMC did not allow business on the footpath. Under the banner of the Independent Nationalist Self-employed Labor Struggle Committee, the street vendors protested in front of the KMC Office.

KATHMANDU, August 18: Deshbhakta Yuwa Nepal has protested against the Citizenship Bill in front of the Parliament Building at New Baneshwar, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, August 17: The employees, who have been working in the public school for a long time, have announced that they will go on strike from Wednesday, demanding a permanent position. The Nepal Public School Employees' Council (NPSEC) held a public program in Kathmandu on Tuesday and demanded that the situation where they have to work in public schools for a long time at low wages should be ended.

JANAKPURDHAM, August 15: Madhesh Chief Minister (CM) Lal Babu Raut and the ministers in his Cabinet staged a sit-in in front of the office of the Province Chief on Sunday, demanding immediate adjustment of the police at the provincial government.

KATHMANDU, August 14: CPN-UML staged a protest program against the neglect of the coalition government in waste management at Bhadrakali, Kathmandu on Sunday.

JANAKPURDHAM, August 14: The Madhesh provincial government has organized a sit-in protest against the federal government as their demand for police adjustment has not been met. Under the leadership of the Chief Minister of Madhesh Province, Lalbabu Raut, the ministers of the provincial government and the members of the provincial assembly staged a sit-in in front of the residence of the provincial chief.

KATHMANDU, August 9: The non-gazetted first class government employees i.e. Nayab Subba, who are working in various offices across the country, are going to take a day off in protest on Tuesday because of the government's unequal salary increment. Uttam Katuwal, Senior Vice President of Nepal Civil Servants Union (NCSU) said that they protested against the unequal increase in salary on Monday and are on a day off today and demanded that their demands be included in the draft of the Federal Civil Service Act.

KATHMANDU, August 8: The non-gazetted government employees have protested as the salaries of the higher-level employees have been increased haphazardly, contrary to the budget announcement. Nayab Subbas (non-gazetted first class officials) have decided to stay on leave tomorrow (Tuesday) as they are not satisfied with the government's decision.

KATHMANDU, August 1: The main opposition CPN-UML has organized a large public demonstration in Basantapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu, today, protesting against the rising inflation and corruption in the country.

KATHMANDU, August 1: The main opposition CPN (UML) has started a large public demonstration in Kathmandu today protesting against the issue of public concern.

KATHMANDU, August 1: Petroleum transporters have called off the protest they scheduled to launch from Monday after receiving assurance from Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) to fulfill their demand.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Petroleum transporters have warned the government that they would stop supplying all types of petroleum products if the authorities do not revise the transportation fares within the prescribed deadline.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Nepal Maoist Victims Association, conflict victim community and civil society staged a protest demanding an immediate amendment to the Bill for the Amendment of the Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Act, 2014 that the Government of Nepal registered in parliament on 15 July 2022, at Maitighar Mandala on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 17: A protest was held demanding the resignation of Nepal Rastra Bank Governor Maha Prasad Adhikari. The Nepal Student Union and All Nepal National Independent Students’ Union (Revolutionary) held a joint protest demanding Adhikari’s resignation.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Urban Rohingya refugees staged a protest outside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office in Kathmandu demanding a permanent solution to their problem.

KATHMANDU, June 21: A group of students belonging to All Nepal National Independent Students Union- Revolutionary (ANNISU-R) affiliated to the CPN (Maoist Center) staged protests against recent hike in the prices of petroleum products on Tuesday.  The agitating students staged a torch rally in front of Ratna Rajya Laxmi Campus in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) is currently in what experts call a “bearish trend” mainly triggered by the uncertainties raised by the worsening performance of the country’s macroeconomic indicators.

BHUBANESHWAR/LUCKNOW, India June 19: Protesters in India's eastern state of Bihar damaged public property and ransacked offices in a railway station on Saturday, expressing outrage at a new military recruitment plan and demanding the government reverse course.

'Our Team Nepal' has protested demanding the release of Actor Paul Shah, who is currently in the custody over the allegation of rape at Maitighar.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Activists affiliated to various student unions besieged the office of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) on Wednesday, demanding withdrawal of the recent price hike of petroleum products and control of market prices.

KATHMANDU, May 24: A delegation of 15 student unions today called on Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Dilendra Prasad Badu, drawing the government's attention to the fresh rise in the prices of petroleum products. During the meeting, they handed a memorandum toward this end to the minister.