Close call

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MAY 25 – Last Wednesday, we reached the central office of Unity Life International Limited in Jawalakhel to collect the information on protest programme being held inside its premises. Everyone knows that Unity is charged of involvement in illegal insurance and deposit collection business. Unity’s head office was under the control of the police and […]

“Indefinite Strike” Becomes Finite

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To the general surprise of most Nepalis, the Maoists called off their “indefinite strike” on Friday evening. In fact, the “indefinite strike” lasted exactly six days, but in those six days, the country saw a series of protests—some of which were violent—and a series of calls for the resignation of Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal. […]