Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 16:43
A nationwide general strike on Sunday enforced by the political parties opposed to the Chief Justice-led caretaker government crippled life across Nepal.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 16:06
Normal life was on Wednesday crippled across Nepal due to a general strike called by the fringe Left parties to protest the major political parties` efforts to form a Chief Justice-led election government.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 15, 2011, 00:40
Normal life was paralysed in nine districts of eastern Nepal after a local council
and four other ethnic groups enforced a shutdown demanding more rights and representation in the new constitution.
Last Updated: Monday, May 09, 2011, 18:09
Demanding that the government ensure the rights of ethnic communities and get cracking on the new constitution, a cluster of 19 ethnic organisations has announced a nationwide general strike May 13.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 15:43
Only 30 days are left for the framing of Nepal`s new Constitution.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 15, 2010, 20:50
More than 1,000 protesters
were arrested as agitators belonging to an indigenous
group demanding timely drafting of Nepal`s constitution
torched vehicles in the capital, crippling normal life.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 08, 2010, 20:42
Markets reopened for business, vehicles returned to the streets and some banks allowed customers to withdraw cash in Nepal on Saturday.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 08, 2010, 17:10
Bustle returned to the Nepalese
capital on Saturday with markets reopening and traffic back on the
streets after Maoists called off their six-day crippling
Last Updated: Saturday, May 08, 2010, 00:28
Amid intense pressure from the public, Nepal`s Maoists today called off their 6-day-old anti-government general strike.
Last Updated: Friday, May 07, 2010, 15:52
Hundreds of apolitical protesters in Nepal demonstrated against the former rebel cadres dressed in red.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 06, 2010, 11:18
Nepal`s Maoists have thrashed and beaten up four journalists while enforcing their strike in the national capital despite their commitment to respect press freedom.
Last Updated: Monday, April 12, 2010, 13:05
Nepal`s opposition Maoist party has called off the nationwide general strike declared on Monday, but said its protests against the coalition government would continue.
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