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Maoists threaten to topple Nepal government
Kathmandu, Oct 9 (IANS) Two days before a battle on the floor of parliament, Nepal's Maoist guerrillas Tuesday warned that the government would fall if the raging dispute over King Gyanendra and the election was not resolved.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007 12:34:36 PM

Is Bihar's dreaded Ranvir Sena targeting Nepal?
Kathmandu, Oct 8 (IANS) After repeated attacks by criminal gangs from India across the border, a frontier district in Nepal now fears incursion by one of the most dreaded private armies in India, the Ranvir Sena.

Monday, October 08, 2007 12:42:16 PM

Nepal magazine apologises for cartoon on 'Idol' Prashant
Kathmandu, Oct 8 (IANS) Soon after an Indian radio station apologised for offensive comments on Nepali-origin policeman Prashant Tamang who won the Indian Idol contest, a Nepal magazine had to Monday publicly say sorry for a cartoon that protestors said maligned both the singer and his community.

Monday, October 08, 2007 11:07:39 AM

Maoists propose new fight against Nepal king
Kathmandu, Oct 8 (IANS) Realising that their battle on the floor of parliament Thursday to oust King Gyanendra is likely to fail, Nepal's Maoist guerrillas are now seeking a new weapon to vanquish the king: a referendum for the nation to choose between monarchy and a republic.

Monday, October 08, 2007 9:40:30 AM

Nepal poll fiasco means another Indian failure (Commentary)
Kathmandu, Oct 6 (IANS) The decision by Nepal's Girija Prasad Koirala government to indefinitely put off a vital election only 47 days before it was scheduled does not reflect discreditably on the ruling coalition and its Maoist allies alone but also indicates yet another failure of India's Nepal policy.

Saturday, October 06, 2007 2:32:04 PM

Protests in Nepal as parties put off polls
Kathmandu, Oct 6 (IANS) Protests began in Nepal with demands rising for the ouster of Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's multi-party government after the alliance called off a much-awaited election to appease the Maoist guerrillas.

Saturday, October 06, 2007 10:14:08 AM

India expresses disappointment over deferment of Nepal poll (Lead)
New Delhi/Kathmandu, Oct 5 (IANS) India Friday expressed disappointment over the indefinite postponement of the November elections in Nepal, stating that the frequent deferment of poll 'erodes credibility' and affects the process of transformation to democracy.

Friday, October 05, 2007 10:08:51 PM

EU and US concerned over Nepal election postponement
Kathmandu, Oct 5 (DPA) Nepal's main donors Friday expressed concern over the postponement of a key November election after disagreement over the Maoist demands for immediate abolition of the monarchy.

Friday, October 05, 2007 10:07:03 PM

Deferred poll erodes Nepal's credibility: India
Kathmandu, Oct 5 (IANS) India Friday said it was disappointed at the repeated postponement of elections in Nepal, and that the deferred November polls eroded Nepal's credibility and affected the process of 'democratic transformation' in the country.

Friday, October 05, 2007 6:50:59 PM

Nepal government fears revolt by soldiers loyal to king
Kathmandu, Oct 5 (IANS) With the election postponed indefinitely to appease the Maoists and King Gyanendra's fate to be decided in parliament in six days, it is speculated that Nepal's government could be fearing a fresh revolt by soldiers still royal to the palace.

Friday, October 05, 2007 6:50:02 PM

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