HONG KONG, August 4: Police in Hong Kong fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters on Sunday, a day after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police, as China’s official news said Beijing would not let the situation go on.
SHANGHAI, July 2: A Chinese state paper on Tuesday called for “zero tolerance” after protestors in Hong Kong stormed and ransacked the city’s legislature following a day of protests against a controversial extradition bill.
HONG KONG, June 21: Several hundred mainly student protesters gathered outside Hong Kong government offices Friday morning, with some blocking traffic on a major thoroughfare, after a deadline passed for meeting their demands related to controversial extradition legislation that many see as eroding the territory’s judicial independence.
HONG KONG, June 18: Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers and activists rejected a new apology Tuesday by the city’s leader over a highly unpopular extradition bill, demanding that she quit and that the legislation be scrapped completely.
KATHMANDU, April 9: Police fired three rounds of teargas shells and baton-charged the cadres and leaders of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) for obstructing vehicular movement on the Exhibition Road, Monday.
ARUGHAT, March 19: Stakeholders took to the streets and obstructed the Kathmandu-Benighat-Gorkha road on Monday to protest against the delays done by the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project in determining rates of land that the project will be acquiring in Arughat, Khahare, and Arkhet area.
KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Police on Thursday briefly detained 12 protestors who were trying to stage a demonstration in front of the official residence of President Bidya Bhandari in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, demanding justice for the rape and murder victim Nirmala Panta. All the protestors were released later in the afternoon.
KATHMANDU, June 30: The government’s decision to ban all kinds of demonstrations at Maitighar Mandala, a roundabout popular for demonstrations given its proximity to Singha Durbar, the government seat, was limited to warnings. But from Saturday, the government has started arresting those demonstrating at the venue under any pretext, violating the ban.
SOLUKHUMBU, Feb 5: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Saturday has assured to carry out investigation into the incident regarding the convention of NC Solukhumbu district committee that had reportedly concluded a year ago.
KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Despite continued criticism over the national holiday announced for avoiding possible security threats and easing traffic management during the visit of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, the security agencies of Nepal braced themselves for ensuring elaborate security in the midst of a few failed attempts at protest.