Dixit, who also holds the position of the chairman of a transport cooperative board had been arrested on April 22 by the CIAA for investigation into ‘certain irregularities’ after he refused to appear before it.
Dixit had led a street campaign to stop Lokman Singh Karki from being appointed the CIAA chief, calling him “corrupt and unfit” on grounds that a judicial commission had found him guilty.
With little done towards rehabilitation and reconstruction through the year, Bhandari’s and Oli's presence at the anniversary events hardly injects hope among the people in general, and the victims in particular.
Delhi’s Nepal script, written in 2006, has now gone completely wrong
The Maoists had earlier demanded that the TRC be given powers to grant general amnesty had been turned down by the Supreme Court.
That’s Oli’s achievement in China, allowing India an opening
Yet, six months after he assumed office, the ground under his feet is slipping, notwithstanding the red carpet awaiting him in China.
Despite Oli’s claim that he went to Delhi with no list and came back having totally repaired the relationship, the trip is being scrutinised within the governing coalition and by the opposition, with usual suspicions of “secret deals” in the air.
Prince Harry will meet President Bidya Devi Bhandari as well as people affected by the last year's earthquake to "learn about efforts being made to restore buildings of historic significance and to assist in disaster preparedness".
The plane went missing while flying in a mountainous area in Nepal
Nepal PM Oli begins six-day visit today, will lead 46-member delegation
KP Oli, after series of barbed comments against India, will embark on six-day visit to India.
Responding to parliamentary debate on his visit and agenda, Oli said the committee will be constituted before he sets out, and it will give its recommendations within the next three months.
The lifting of the ‘blockade’ was not officially announced - its imposition on September 20 which coincided with India’s curt response to the promulgation of Nepal’s new Constitution had also been without fanfare.
Sushil Koirala was suffering from a chronic respiratory problem and was also receiving treatment for "tongue cancer".
Official sources said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had reached out to all major political parties to ensure that the delegation has leaders from the opposition as well.
Sushil Koirala spent nearly 11 years in India in exile from 1968 and always had close links with Indian politicians, mainly the socialists.
Oli, who is now visiting New Delhi, has invitations from both the prime ministers of India and China.
The announcement to end the border blockade comes ahead of Prime Minister K P Oli's trip to India on February 19, the first overseas visit of the new Nepalese premier.
PM Oli has been lucky, but his political survival looks uncertain
Residents on both sides set ablaze tents that were being used by UDMF activists to block vehicular traffic
Bhattarai began his politics parallel to his student life, first in Chandigarh and then at JNU in the decade between the early 70s and the early 80s, as a human rights activist.
Out of 75 districts, administrative units in the country, 22 fall in Tarai and the rest in the Hill and Mountain.
Eyewitness account said the casualty figure might go higher as “no final and authentic version” has come out yet. One of the persons killed is a woman, police confirmed.
In judgment likely to impact insurgency trials, SC orders life imprisonment for senior Maoist leader.
There are speculations that the Maoists did not “hand over” their entire armoury when they joined the peace process, and a substantial part of it was “hidden” under the supervision of Biplab.
As Nepal and India are squabbling over what constitutes blockade and what does not, China has sent across a message that it will do every thing possible to steer Nepal off the humanitarian crisis looming larger over it.
India's statement that the government’s 'positive steps that will help create the basis for resolution of the current impasse in Nepal," were welcomed.
New Delhi welcomed Kathmandu’s decision and urged all political forces in Nepal to demonstrate “maturity and flexibility” .
What the president faced there was reminiscent of the treatment the orthodox Hindus of Kashi had meted out to Jagjivan Ram, in 1977 when he inaugurated a ceremony at the Sampurnananda Sanskrit University there.
Seventeen-year-old Sheikh Tarvej was hit by a police bullet as Front supporters chased the officers inside a police post showering them with bricks and stones.
Last week, Nepal's anti-corruption body, dropped a bomb shell by summoning 29 people, mostly politicians and public post holders besides a journalist cum civil society leader, for investigation.
Front coordinator Mahanth Thankur announced that its next phase will begin on Sunday. “
In Nepal, a new question: would Gyanendra have been more democratic?
A petrol bomb was hurled at the temple premises immediately after Bhandari left due to which the stage and canopy caught fire.
India’s Minister for External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj only said, ‘if Madhesis get justice, and God willed’, the situation would ease up in Nepal in the coming days. However, that lacked a firm commitment.