In Dahal’s ‘my life under threat’ claim, many see bid for sympathy

Two days after the government said it would act tough on the Communist Party of Nepal, led by Netra Bikram Chand, and its activities, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, co-chair of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, said on Thursday at a public function that his name was on top of the Chand outfit’s hit list.

TIKA R PRADHAN, Mar 16 2019

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Rabindra Adhikari, who rose from a student leader to national politics, dies in a helicopter crash

Rabindra Adhikari, along with six other people were killed after an Air Dynasty helicopter crashed into a cliff in Taplejung.

ANIL GIRI, Feb 27 2019

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In maintaining silence over Chand outfit’s terror, Dahal sees an opportunity to rebuild his own image

Maoist leaders, who are now part of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) after their merger last year, have yet to make any comments on last week's attacks—they look akin to what the Maoists did in the initial days of the insurgency—perpetrated by the Chand outfit.

TIKA R PRADHAN, Feb 26 2019

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