KATHMANDU, Feb 3: CPN-Maoist, the breakaway faction of the ruling Maoist party, has met President Dr Ram Baran Yadav on Sunday and demanded the cancellation of the agreements signed with India on the Upper Karnali, Upper Marsyangdi and Arun III hydro projects and utilize the projects for the welfare of the country. A delegation led [...]
Nepal Maoists to change ideology, hint at giving up anti-India stance
In a major policy shift, Nepal’s ruling Maoists will adopt a new path to socialism through capitalism and may also give up their anti-India stance at the upcoming national convention of the party. Some 2,500 delegates of the ruling UCPN-Maoist will attend the six-day [...]
Anti-dam protests in Tawang;
NHPC office attacked Tawang:Anti-dam protests rocked the border town of Tawang, located near international border with China, with protestors comprising largely of local Buddhist monks clashing with the local police on Monday, also defying Section 144 imposed on the town in view of earlier such protests.
According to district officials, protestors [...]
In the last more than two centuries in the world, the bourgeoisie has increasingly exploited the human and natural resources in the development of industrial capitalism. In the era of modern imperialism in the 20th century, the monopoly bourgeoisie has carried out on a global scale unprecedented plunder, destruction and pollution of the [...]
Police resorted to lathicharge and fired in the air here today to disperse anti-dam protesters who blocked NH-52 on the border of Lakhimpur-Dhemaji districts in Assam and pelted stones at security force and public vehicles.
No injuries were reported, official sources said. The administration of the twin districts earlier appealed to the protesters to withdraw [...]