KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Bibeksheel Party has staged a unique protest, carrying clocks against the ‘unconstitutional’ dissolution of House of Representatives (HoR).

NEW DELHI, Jan 15: The Indian government will hold new talks with the leaders of tens of thousands of farmers camped on the outskirts of New Delhi for almost two months protesting for the repeal of new agricultural laws they say threaten their livelihoods.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Student affiliated with the Nepal Student Union (NSU), one of the sister wings of the main opposition party Nepali Congress, staged a protest demonstration against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Students close to the faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal clashed with police during their protest demonstration at Maitighar in Kathmandu on Sunday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Students affiliated to the Nepal Students Union (NSU), a sister wing of the Nepali Congress, have taken to streets to uniquely protest against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: The Bibeksheel Party has staged a symbolic protest and demonstration against the dissolution of House of Representative (HoR) at Maitighar in Kathmandu on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Chairman of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Dahal-Nepal faction, Madhav Kumar Nepal has accused Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of destroying not only the party but also the country and has proposed an all-party protest agitation against it.

NEW DELHI, Jan 5: The government on Monday refused to roll back farm reform laws, prompting farmers to threaten to step up their weeks-long protests, but the two sides agreed to meet again on Friday.

SINGHU, Jan 4: In a standoff between farmers from India’s northern breadbasket and the government that has convulsed the country, the farmers have a 21st-century ally: a handful of supporters scattered around the world running a Twitter handle.

After PM Oli decided to dissolve the lower house, protests and demonstrations have erupted in all major cities

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Chairman of the rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Madhav Kumar Nepal has maintained that the NCP can still be united if Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is willing to accept his mistakes.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The Puspha Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal faction of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Tuesday is staging a nation-wide protest against the dissolution of the House of Representatives.

‘Down with KP Oli!’

December 28, 2020 17:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: People from various walks of life ranging from politicians to civil society activists have taken to the streets to protest against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), on Monday held a mass demonstration in the capital city Kathmandu demanding the reinstatement of the House of Representatives (HoR).

Deuba appeals to party rank and file to join mass protests against parliament dissolution on Monday

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) held a mass demonstration in Kathmandu on Saturday demanding the restoration of monarchy and Hindu state.

NEW DELHI, Dec 21: Farmers’ leaders sought to step up pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to repeal three agricultural reform laws on Monday by starting a 24-hour relay hunger strike.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC) has called an all-party meeting to forge a common strategy to fight back the 'unconstitutional' move of Prime Minister K P Oli to dissolve the parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20:  Following the latest move of dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli earlier on Sunday morning, people across the country have taken to the streets to express their dissatisfaction against the ‘undemocratic’ and ‘unconstitutional’ step taken by the country’s executive head.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: After having been deceived time and again by sugar mills and even by the government, sugarcane farmers from the southern plains of the country have continued their protest in Kathmandu for the second consecutive year.

KATHMANDU: After having been deceived time and again by the sugar mills and even by the government, sugarcane farmers from the southern Plains of Nepal have continued their protest in Kathmandu for the second consecutive year.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Sugarcane farmers on Tuesday staged a protest with their citizenship certificates and receipts for sold sugarcane after the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Supplies claimed that they are not the farmers but middlemen.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Bowing to the pressure of the agitating sugarcane farmers, both the government and the sugar mill owners have expressed their promptness to clear outstanding dues of the agitating farmers.

KATHMANDU: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC) has launched massive protests against the government in all 77 districts across the country.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The agitating sugarcane farmers have demanded that the government guarantee that their outstanding dues for their produce will be cleared before they sit for the talks.

NEW DELHI, Dec 14:  Leaders of protesting Indian farmers began a one-day hunger strike on Monday against agricultural reforms they say threaten their livelihoods, stepping up pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government to withdraw the legislation.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Nearly a year after their agreement with the government in which the latter expressed commitment to ensure timely payments for their produce, sugarcane farmers, who have not been paid by sugar mills for as many as the past six years, have launched protests in Maitighar Mandala, Kathmandu.

New Delhi, Dec 10: India’s farmers on Wednesday rejected the government’s proposal to amend three controversial laws and said they would step up protests seeking withdrawal of these laws which they said would harm their economic interests while helping big food retailers.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Staffers at Nepal’s premier health institution, Bir Hospital, have continued their protest for the fifth consecutive day on Thursday demanding the fulfilment of promises made earlier to provide them with incentives and proper safety equipment during the work.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: The government has formed a three-member probe committee to investigate the death of a man protesting against the “rape” and murder of a minor in Bardibas Municipality in Mahottari district.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Agitating doctors, health officials, and staffers at Bir Hospital in Kathmandu have obstructed senior officials at the National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) from entering the hospital.

BANGKOK, Nov 21: Thousands of people joined a protest led by high school students in Bangkok on Saturday to call for education reforms as well as the demands of a broader movement pushing to remove the government and curb the powers of the monarchy.

WASHINGTON, Nov 15: Several thousand supporters of President Donald Trump in Washington protested election results and then hailed Trump’s passing motorcade before nighttime clashes with counterdemonstrators sparked fistfights, at least one stabbing and at least 20 arrests.

WASHINGTON, Oct 18: Thousands marched to the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Saturday to commemorate the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and protest President Donald Trump’s rush to push through Amy Coney Barrett as her replacement.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: A group of independent youths have staged a demonstration against the increasing number of rapes in the country in recent days.

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 9: Tens of thousands of households in several parts of Nepalgunj have been deprived of power supply as the ongoing electrification projects have not yet been completed.

Photos: “Preserve the heritage”

October 5, 2020 21:05 pm

KATHMANDU: Locals residing around Pashupatinath Temple staged a protest against the newly-proposed Master-plan for Expansion and Development of Pashupati Area by Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) starting Monday.

POKHARA, Oct 5: Youths in Pokhara staged a demonstration on Monday to express their solidarity with Dr Govinda KC.

Security personnel in huge numbers deployed around the Province Assembly Building as the protests intensify

Republica Morning Brief : Sept 29

September 29, 2020 06:00 am

Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali on Monday said the risk of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country is beyond the prediction of the government.

“Don’t let rapists walk free”

September 28, 2020 17:20 pm

Youths stage protests in the capital demanding justice for Samjhana and severe punishment against the perpetrators

KATHMANDU, Sept 26:  A group of youths have staged a demonstration in Kathmandu demanding justice to a 12-year-old Samjhana Kami from Bajhang district in Far-western Nepal. She was murdered after rape a few days ago.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Supporters of Dr Govinda KC took to the streets in Kathmandu on Thursday to express solidarity with the demands raised by him.

MUMBAI, Aug 29: Hundreds of masked protesters demonstrated in major Indian cities on Friday against a government plan to hold exams for millions of students during the coronavirus pandemic, as the daily tally of infections hit a record.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Students studying A-levels at various colleges across the Kathmandu Valley organized a peaceful protest in front of British Council to show their discontent over their final grades marked by Cambridge International.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: A group of people were seen protesting symbolically at Basantapur Durbar Square in front of Kal Bhairav on Saturday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Police have arrested independent youths affiliated to Enough is Enough Campaign who were protesting peacefully in Baluwatar, demanding transparency and accountability from the Oli-led government. Nepal Police used force to disperse the crowd.

KATHMANDU, July 24: A mass demonstration was held in the capital on Friday demanding impeachment against the Supreme Court (SC) justices freeing murder-convict former Armed Police Force (APF) DIG Ranjan Koirala

KATHMANDU, June 20: A group of youths took to the streets in the capital city on Saturday morning to exert pressure on the government for reforms in the medical sector.