India News | Written by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday May 19, 2015
A political tussle has broken out in Bihar over the compensation that is being paid to the families of the 70 people who lost their lives in the two massive earthquakes that struck the region in the past month.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 27, 2015
Taiwan's foreign minister has said that the government of earthquake-devastated Nepal had rejected its offer of a 20-man rescue team, but denied diplomatic pressures were behind the decision.
People | Agence France Press | Monday February 10, 2014
Sushil Koirala, Nepal's new prime minister charged with steering the strife-torn country towards stability, is well versed in the rough and tumble of his country's politics, having spent three years in jail for helping to hijack a plane.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 29, 2013
Crimes against women related to snooping, stalking or outraging the modesty will get strict punishment under the law and there should be no politics on these issues, Union minister RPN Singh today said.
Tuesday October 8, 2013
Binod Chaudhary, recently valued by Forbes at a billion dollars, says he would give up business for a shot at governing one of the world's poorest countries. But not yet. Nepal's politics are just too messy, even for a man who was able to build a business empire during a civil war.
Purnima Ranawat | Wednesday October 3, 2012
Manisha Koirala, who is all set to make her Bollywood comeback, is also not ruling out entering politics in Nepal sometime in the future.
Agence France-Presse | Friday June 15, 2012
Thousands of young Nepalese have united behind a new Facebook campaign to stop paying the country's battling politicians if they cannot produce a new constitution by the May 28 deadline.The diverse group, which includes politicians, activists and the reigning Miss...
Thursday March 8, 2012
India lags much behind other countries including its neighbouring countries when it comes to women's participation in politics.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 24, 2011
Political uncertainty gripped Nepal as the Opposition has stepped up pressure on Maoist-backed government of Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal to resign, a day after a key Madhesi alliance partner split.The Madhesi Peoples Rights Forum's split on Tuesday is a setback for the Khanal government, which has been seeking support from the Opposition parti...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 18, 2011
Thousands of young Nepalese have united behind a new Facebook campaign to stop paying the country's battling politicians if they cannot produce a new constitution by the May 28 deadline.The diverse group, which includes politicians, activists and the reigning Miss Nepal, gave voice to growing public anger with the lawmakers the country voted in thr...
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 4, 2011
US has congratulated people of Nepal on the election of its new Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal and said it looks forward to working with him in the coming days. "We congratulate the people of Nepal on the election of a new Prime Minister. We look forward to working with incoming Prime Minister Khanal and continuing the warm and constructive relat...
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 9, 2010
After he finishes predicting the winner of the World Cup, would Paul, the octopus, now revered as Paul, the oracle, like to take up a new assignment?Nepal, lying in another part of the hemisphere, wants the new star of World Cup 2010 and the biggest attraction of Germany's Oberhausen town to make forecasts about its dilemma, though some are warning...
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 8, 2009
Nepal is planning to build four new museums to showcase various phases of political changes.