Little by little, they are beginning to ask questions and push boundaries. Without a doubt, life in Achham is not easy, and the patriarchy unabashedly cruel. Women are considered impure while they menstruate, and are banished to a rudimentary shed, the infamous chhau-goth, for 7 whole days of every month. For 7 days of every month, women are deemed untouchable.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Politburo member of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Netra Bikram Chand Uma Bhujel has been arrested.

Uma Devi Badi: An epitome of struggle

January 13, 2018 11:35 am

TIKAPUR, Jan 13:  Born in a Badi family of Thapagaun, Salyan district, in the year 1965, Uma Devi Badi is often considered an epitome of struggle. In the recently held provincial elections, she got elected under the proportional representation category in Province 7 after filing her candidacy from Nepali Congress (NC). Her struggle for the rights of and opportunities to the Badi community had grabbed a lot of attention and appreciation. She was the commander of the 48 days long Badi movement which has left its mark in Nepali history.

Uma Kanta Chaudhary wins in Bara-1

December 11, 2017 03:50 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Uma Kanta Chaudhary has won to the member of House of Representatives from Bara-1.

Late journalist Uma Singh remembered

January 12, 2017 11:30 am

DHANUSHA, Jan 12: The eighth memorial day of first martyr journalist of Janakpur Uma Singh was observed here on Wednesday.