» 07/21/2012, 00.00
Maoist militants throw chairs at Nepal prime minister
More than 500 former fighters carry out the attack, accusing the party's leadership of corruption and lack of economic transparency. Both the party's chairman and vice chairman are targeted. In an official press release, the party dismisses the incident as a "simple argument," but top leaders remain silent.
Maoist war against President Yadav continues
Demonstrations take place in Kathmandu as violence breaks out in the villages. Supporters of former Prime Minister Prachanda are out to get the Nepali Congress and Nepal’s Marxist-Leninist Party which are now the government.
Maoist “truce” allows government to adopt budget and avoid insolvency
Maoist lawmakers lift veto on government budget voted today. Main government services will be up and running. New demonstrations are planned for December.
Nepali nationalists call for vice-president’s resignation
A day after the vice-president’s oath of office, protests continue against Paramananda Jha because he made his inaugural address in Hindi and wore traditional Indian clothes. The leader of the Communist Party (Maoist) sets conditions for forming national unity government.
Maoists confess their crimes on Buddha’s birthday
In Buddha’s birthplace of Kapilvastu, Nepal’s main political parties confess their sins and pledge their commitment to peace. Maoist leader Prachanda is accused however of leading a still violent group.
Repeated Maoist attacks threaten elections in Nepal
As the 10 April elections to the constituent assembly approach, Maoist attacks against opposition parties increase.
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