Nepal: CPN-Maoist may join ex-king to protect ‘nationalism’

CPN-Maoist, the breakaway faction of Nepal`s Unified CPN-Maoist, on Tuesday said that it could join hands with former monarch King Gyanendra for the sake of protecting "nationalism".

Man held in Britain for torture during Nepal insurgency

A 46-year-old man living in Britain was arrested Thursday on suspicion of committing acts of torture during the period of insurgency in Nepal between 1996 and 2006, a British daily reported.

Nepal`s ex king Gyanendra leaves for Europe visit

Nepal`s former king Gyanendra is headed to Europe for a three-week long private trip.

‘Dethroned ex- king Gyanendra will be jailed’

Madhav Kumar Nepal warned the Gyanendra that he would be sent to jail if he tried to disrupt the 2006 peace process and drafting of a new constitution.

Ex-king Gyanendra hatching conspiracy: Nepal PM

Nepal PM Baburam Bhattarai
has accused dethroned king Gyanendra of conspiring
against the landmark peace process.

Gyanendra`s India visit fuels speculation in Nepal

This is the third visit to India by Gyanendra after the
monarchy was abolished in Nepal in May 2008.

Govt prevents Nepal`s ex-monarch from key religious function

Nepal`s deposed king Gyanendra
was prevented from attending an ancient religious function to
honour the `Living Goddess` at his former palace on Tuesday.

Gyanendra`s son-in-law joins party close to Maoists

Ousted Nepalese King Gyanendra`s
son-in-law Raj Bahadur Singh has `secretly` joined a political
party close to Maoists, who had waged a 10-year war in the
country to topple the centuries-old monarchy.

Nepal`s deposed king steps up public appearances amid crisis

Nepal`s deposed king Gyanendra
has stepped up his public appearances amid the constitutional crisis in the country.

Ousted king still a threat to Nepal`s ruling parties

More than 2 years after the abolition of monarchy in Nepal, deposed king Gyanendra is still regarded as a threat by the ruling parties, who have sacked an influential regional leader for inviting him to inaugurate a Hindu temple.

Ex-king`s remarks on revival of monarchy raises storm in Nepal

Deposed king Gyanendra`s remarks that monarchy may be revived some day have drawn sharp reactions from political circles.

Nepal`s ex-king says monarchy far from over

Nepal`s deposed king Gyanendra has said monarchy is far from over in the Himalayan nation although he admitted that his taking control five years ago, which led to the abolition of monarchy, was a mistake.

King Gyanendra attends Temple festival in Kathmandu

Nepal`s ex-King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah attended a centuries-old festival at Shwetkali Temple here as Chief Guest.

Nepal govt rejects King Gyanendra`s plea for tax waiver

Nepal government has rejected
former king Gyanendra Shah`s plea for tax waiver on his
personal and family property, including utility bills running
into a whopping USD 2.7 million.

Gyanendra, Paras involved in 2001 royal massacre: Report

Deposed King Gyanendra and his son Paras were involved in the 2001 palace massacre that killed ex-monarch Birendra along with most of his family.

Nepal`s dethroned king Gyanendra gets first passport

King Gyanendra has for the first time acquired a passport in his name, over a year after he became a commoner, a Foreign Ministry official said.