Opposition holds mass rally in the Nepalese capital

Nepal opposition leader vows not to pass constitutional amendment, as tens of thousands protest proposed change.


Increasing number of deaths among Nepali workers

Despite the rising number of deaths caused mainly by heart attacks, an increasing number of Nepalese seek work overseas.

Women's Rights

Nepali girl banished to 'menstrual hut' dies

A 15-year-old girl suffocated to death after she was made to sleep in a shed because she was menstruating.


Nepal: A costly constitution

Crucial issues ignored in the debate over the constitution will create faultlines in Nepali politics once it's passed.

by Anurag Acharya

War & Conflict

Nepal: A decade after the Maoist rebellion

Al Jazeera tells the story of the 10-year-long civil war that ended in 2006 through the eyes of the people and its stakeholders.

Organ trafficking

Q&A: Organ trafficking in Nepal

Human rights lawyer Rajendra Ghimire on Asia's kidney black market and the devastating effects of organ trafficking.

Human Rights

Rights group: Nepal failing to stop child marriage

In a new report, Human Rights Watch criticised the government for failing to follow through with promises of reform.


Nepal: The Maoist dream

Listen to the Al Jazeera story of Nepal's civil war and the subsequent democratic transition in the words of people.

War & Conflict

Nepal: Waiting for the 'disappeared'

Ten years after the war, relatives of nearly 1,400 disappeared see little hope of finding loved ones or seeing justice.


Bus plunges into Nepal river killing at least 21

At least 16 rescued as efforts under way to recover more bodies after bus fell into Trishuli river in Chitwan district.


UN admits role in deadly Haiti cholera outbreak

World body stops short of saying it caused the epidemic, but acknowledges role in crisis that has killed nearly 10,000.


Dozens killed after bus plunges off Nepal mountain road

Rescue operation under way after bus heading to Kavre, east of Kathmandu, veers off a road in Kavrepalanchok district.


Nepal MPs elect Maoist chief as prime minister

Former communist rebel leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal becomes prime minister for the second time.


Scores dead, millions affected as floods hit India

At least 52 dead in the Indian states of Assam and Bihar following monsoon rains that also hit Nepal and Bangladesh.


Nepal’s Maithil women break traditional gender roles

'These women broke the ground; now there's been some societal changes and more women are gaining independence.'