Maoists Quit Government. What Next?

On Tuesday, Nepal Communist Party (Maoists) quit government vowing to begin an agitation and to disrupt the Constituent Assembly election. It came after five months of Maoists joining the government. The latest turn-around of the Maoists, whose 13-year-long People’s War put the country into unprecedented trouble, has ignited the fear of them returning to from […]

Teej – My 22 Hour Fasting

I am writing these lines immediately after breaking my 22-hour fasting with two apples and a glass of sweetened hot water – in a particular fashion of how the Hindu women break their Teej fasting. Teej [more info at NepalHomePage and Wikipedia] is a festival known for the fasting as the women fasts whole day […]