KATHMANDU, May 17: Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), the umbrella organization of Nepali journalists, has staged a sit-in protest against the proposed Media Council Bill in the capital on Friday.

NEPALGUNJ, May 2: Family members and locals have intensified protests, accusing a federal parliament member of shielding the murderers of Swastika Limbu of Nepalgunj-10 who was killed a few weeks ago.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Police arrested 14 members of the Kamal Thapa-led Rashtriya Prajatantra Party in the capital on Friday.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged his party cadres to hold protests to unseat the Oli-led administration.

BIRATNAGAR, April 11: Doctors unhappy with their adjustment, or appointment at health institutions in the provinces and local units have been protesting all over the country for the past three days as of Wednesday. Biratnagar’s Koshi Zonal Hospital, has also halted its Out Patient Department (OPD) services, which was partially open till Tuesday, in accordance with the ongoing protests by the government doctors.

Nepal’s essential service sectors—such as hospitals and educational institutions—have been victims of protests and obstructions. Whenever the employees therein have to express their resentment with the government’s decisions and policies they resort to protests, halting services and in the process causing great inconvenience to service seekers.

SARLAHI, March 18: Journalists of Sarlahi on Sunday staged a sit-in in front of the District Administration Office (DAO) demanding that the culprits involved in the thrashing of Som Diyali, the station manager of Radio Sarlahi, Harion, be booked soon.

KATHMANDU, March 8: The agitating teachers, who had been staging protests since Sunday, ended their strike after reaching an agreement with the government late Wednesday evening.

KATHMANDU, March 4: Police have arrested four teachers under the government relief quota during a protest at Nayabaneshwar in the capital, on Monday.

NC to step up anti-govt protests

January 28, 2019 07:37 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Angered by the decision of the ruling coalition parties to endorse the disputed National Medical Education Bill by force in parliament amid its objection, the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has decided to intensify protests against the government across the country.

KANCHANPUR, Dec 10: "Sorrow is not necessarily reflected just in shedding tears. My heart aches with pain every second of the day," laments Durgadevi Panta, mother of thirteen-year-old Nirmala of Bhimdatta Municipality who was raped and subsequently murdered four months ago. As it has been a long time since she has been pleading for justice for her daughter, her eyes have dried up.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: The teaching-learning process at 600 government schools in the Kathmandu Valley was affected on Friday as the government teachers gathered at Bhrikutimandap in the capital to join protests organized by the Confederation of Nepalese Teachers (CNT).

SARLAHI, Nov 3: Accusing the government of turning 'blind and deaf' toward the violent attacks against its cadres and murder of one, the Nepali Congress (NC), Sarlahi has announced a series of protests against the government starting Sunday. The party has demanded relief for the victims and legal action against the perpetrators.

UDAYAPUR, Oct 10: Katari bazar, the second biggest market of Udayapur, remained shut for the second consecutive day on Tuesday following protests of local shopkeepers and businesspersons against the 'unexpected' market inspection.

ZIMBABWE, Aug 2: At least three people died in Zimbabwe on Wednesday after political protests bubbled into violence, The Associated Press reports.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Nepali Congress (NC), the main opposition party, has staged protests across the country, accusing the ruling Nepal Communist Party of heading towards authoritarian rule.

KREMLIN, July 31: Thousands in Russia protested pending pension reforms over the weekend that would raise the retirement age to 63 for women, 65 for men. Tens of thousands of Russian protested across the country on Saturday to demonstrate against a controversial pension-eligible age hike in parliamentary debate.

CARACAS, July 28: Almost 450 people were in custody in the Indian state of Maharashtra on Thursday after clashes between thousands of protestors from the Maratha minority and police charging with batons and firing tear gas, officials said.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Supporters of Dr. Govinda KC staged protest against the government’s delay to save his life and fulfill his demands. Dr. KC has been on his 15th hunger strike for the past 25 days, the longest so far. The Today, Nepali Congress's district committees staged protests against the government at Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur.

JERUSALEM, July 22: Israel’s LGBT community launched a one-day strike on Sunday, blocking a main thoroughfare in Tel Aviv, in protest over the exclusion of gay men from surrogacy legislation passed last week.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Protestors and police officials were injured when cadres of Nepal Tarun Dal, a youth wing of the Nepali Congress, clashed with police at New Baneshwar area, Saturday.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Nepal Medical Association (NMA) took to the streets on Thursday to protest against the government’s apathy toward addressing the demands of Dr Govinda KC.

JUMLA, July 15: Nepali Students’ Union took to the streets of Jumla urging the government to back its decision on a revised medical ordinance bill. NSU expressed support with Dr. Govinda KC and his cause as they disobeyed prohibitory zone orders.

U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to Britain will take him to a palace, a country mansion and a castle — and will mostly avoid London, where noisy protests are planned. Prime Minister Theresa May’s office said Friday that Trump will arrive July 12 after attending a NATO summit in Brussels.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Protests have sparked in Kathmandu in support of Dr Govinda KC, who is staging a fast-unto-death in Jumla, demanding reforms in medical education sector since the last eight days.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Challenging the government ban on protests at various places in the capital, a writ petition was filed at the Supreme Court on Thursday.

PORTLAND, June 30: Liberal activists, parents and first-time protesters motivated by accounts of children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border plan to rally in hundreds of cities nationwide Saturday to press President Donald Trump’s administration to reunite the families quickly.

BEIJING, June 27: On Chinese state television broadcasts, President Xi Jinping is often shown clad in battle fatigues inspecting troops, praising their service, and hailing the People’s Liberation Army as key to the country’s rising global power.

NGOs threaten nationwide protests

June 15, 2018 06:41 am

KATHMANDU, June 15: Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) have urged the government to withdraw its decision to seek the property details of non-governmental organization office bearers and employees, saying that the move would largely discourage the work of civil society organizations.

KATHMANDU, June 15: Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) have urged the government to withdraw its decision to seek the property details of non-governmental organization office bearers and employees, saying that the move would largely discourage the work of civil society organizations.

United Nations, June 14: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) held its 10th emergency meeting, Wednesday on Israel's response to protests dubbed the 'Great Return March' along the border with Gaza. The UN voted to condemn Israel's excessive force, marked by the use of live ammunition.

BAGLUNG, June 7: Nepal Student Union (NSU), Baglung staged protests in various parts of the district on Wednesday against the recent hike in the price of petroleum products.

MANAGUA, June 1: At least fifteen people were killed and more than 200 injured on Wednesday in one of the worst days of violence since protests against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega began more than a month ago, police said on Thursday.

BUTWAL, May 25: Outraged by the act of Tiger Palace Resort to dump sewage and garbage into a local canal, residents of the affected Bankatti and Babani villages of Bhairahawa have asked the five-star resort to abide by the past agreement not to pollute the canal. The hotel’s failure to uphold the deal will compel them to stage protests, they have warned.

INDIA, May 19: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate on Saturday a hydroelectric power plant in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting protest from neighbour Pakistan that says the project on a river flowing into Pakistan will disrupt water supplies.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Nepal Students Union (NSU) has orgainzed a protest program on Tuesday to protest the remark made by Kirti Azad, the lawmaker from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

DHANGADI, KATHMANDU, May 12: Bibeksheel Sajha Party, Dhangadi held a silent protest as they welcomed visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi but reechoed they were hadn’t forgotten the blockade.

MOSCOW, May 6: Russians angered by the impending inauguration of Vladimir Putin to a new term as president protested Saturday in scores of cities across the country — and police responded by reportedly arresting nearly 1,600 of them.

Nidhi appointed vice-prez, Khadka general secretary, Mahat joint general secretary

KATHMANDU, April 19: In response to the government's tough stance against the transport cartels, five national federations of transport entrepreneurs on Wednesday jointly announced a series of protests, including an 'indefinite' nationwide strike.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Despite obstructions from transport cartel, Mayur Yatayat, a newly introduced bus service along the Arniko Highway, has gained widespread admiration from service seekers for its lower fare, good facilities and reliable service.

GAZA-ISRAEL BORDER, March 31: At least 16 Palestinians were killed and hundreds injured on Friday by Israeli security forces confronting one of the largest Palestinian demonstrations along the Israel-Gaza border in recent years, Gaza medical officials said.

KATHMANDU, Mar 20: Three student unions affiliated to three major political parties protested in front of Maitighar Mandala and called for an indefinite educational strike from Sunday if their demands are not to be fulfilled.

LAHAN, March 25: Condemning the bomb attack on Bikash Traders (Jewelry shop), Lahan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) enforced a general strike in Lahan Bazaar on Saturday demanding action against the perpetrators.

WASHINGTONG, March 17: President Donald Trump is considering sweeping tariffs on imports from China, with an announcement possible as early as next week. And that has industry groups and some lawmakers scrambling to prevent the next front in a potential trade war that could reverberate across the U.S. economy.

MAHOTTARI, Mar 12: Squatters of Mahottari have warned of taking to the streets if the government provided 61 bighas of unregistered land in Bardibas Municipality for the construction of the middle-east headquarters of Nepal Army in Province 2.

DOLPA, Mar 4: Angry over the shifting of Dolpa's Thulobheri Municipality's center from Dunai to Juphal, agitating locals have intensified protests which are increasingly turning violent.

FLORIDA, Feb 19: Stunned by the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history, students mobilized across the country on Sunday to organize rallies and a national walkout in support of stronger gun laws, challenging politicians they say have failed to protect them.

New Delhi, Jan 24:  A day before the release of Padmaavat, a Bollywood film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, protests erupted in several parts of the country.

Curfew in Dhankuta, protesters burn regional admin office, seven injured.· Police fired tear gas in Dipayal, 13 injured