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Ganga Maya ends her fast: Postpones indefinite hunger strike on 46th day after government promised to implement agreements reached with her in the past (kp 14/07/2018), Ganga Maya ends her 45-day-long hunger strike (rep 14/07/2018), Dr KC to be brought to Capital forcibly: Minister (kp 14/07/2018), Dr KC’s supporters to foil govt plans to airlift him to capital (rep 14/07/2018), Fasting doc ‘lost consciousness’, by LP Devkota (kp 14/07/2018), Dr KC losing consciousness, by Devendra Basnet and DB Budha (rep 14/07/2018), Listen To The Doctor, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 14/07/2018), SC issues interim order against Monetary Policy (kp 14/07/2018), SC quashes govt decision to dismiss four top officials (kp 14/07/2018), Top court stay order against ban on rallies to continue (kp 14/07/2018), SC tells govt to submit decision file on protest ban in capital (rep 14/07/2018), TU doctors protest at Maitighar Mandala (kp 14/07/2018), Massive protest rally in support of Dr KC (kp), ‘If govt cares for my health, it should implement my demands’ (kp 15/07/2018), Fasting doc’s health ‘critical’ (kp 15/07/2018), Jumla locals urge govt to come for talks with Dr KC, by Devendra Basnet and DB Budha (rep 15/07/2018), Govinda KC, yet again! It is up to the govt to let Nepali medical education enter a new era of quality and public responsibility, by Naresh Koirala (kp 15/07/2018), Additional medical colleges won’t help quality health services: Thapa (rep 15/07/2018)

Bridge the gap: Ensuring coordination between government and civil society needs clear and facile guidelines (kp 12/07/2018)

Foreign Minister Gyawali allays fears of civil societies (kp 11/07/2018) [??]

Docs seek better facility for fasting surgeon KC (kp 09/07/2018), Safe space: Public protests in support of Dr KC is an expression of a democratic society (kp 09/07/2018), NMA gives govt 72 hrs to fulfill Dr KC’s demands (rep 09/07/2018), PM: KC’s stance impractical: Directs party MPs to strongly defend the government’s stance on medical education bill (kp 10/07/2018) [Yes, KC's demands are against the personal interests of NCP leaders! But they are also against the interests of the people in remote areas!!], Oli, fasting doc may talk on phone today (kp 10/07/2018), Dr KC rejects PM's proposal for one-on-one by phone (rep 10/07/2018), Protest debated in House (kp 10/07/2018), Dr. KC In Headlines Again, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 11/07/2018), Dr KC: ‘New opposition’ for govt, ‘hero’ to locals, by Devendra Basnet, DB Budha and Pushkar Bhandari (rep 11/07/2018), Govt-sent docs not allowed to treat Dr KC (rep 13/07/2018), Govt puts national medical bill on hold: Officials say the govt decided not to table the bill after learning that the NC would obstruct the House if it did so (kp 13/08/2018), Govt drops plan to table Medical Education Bill (rep 13/07/2018), Protesters try to entreat PM Oli with Marsi rice (kp 13/07/2018), Civil society urges government to address Dr KC’s demands (ht 13/07/2018)

Krishna Prasad murder main suspect surrenders (kp 09/07/2018), Main accused in the murder of Ganga Maya’s son surrenders (rep 09/07/2018), Ganga Maya turns down govt request to end hunger strike: Cites amnesty for murder convict Dhungel (rep 10/07/2018)

Protest ban ‘unconstitutional’ (kp 04/07/2018), Writ against Maitighar protest ban (kp 06/06/2018), Top court spikes plan to ban public protests (kp 07/07/2018)

Dr KC starts hunger strike in Jumla (kp 01/07/2018) [Brutal police force against against peaceful civil society action!], Dr KC starts 15th hunger strike, is briefly arrested, by DB Budha (rep 01/07/2018), Locals in Jumla lend support to Dr KC’s indefinite hunger strike, by LP Devkota (kp 02/07/2018), Dr KC offered top post at med panel (kp 02/07/2018) [??????], Dr KC in emergency unit, by LP Devkota (kp 05/07/2018), Dr KC refuses medical aid, says ‘ready to die in Karnali’, by LP Devkota (kp 06/07/2018), Govt registers National: Medical Education Bill: Legislation does not address concerns raised by Dr Govinda KC; Congress leader Thapa says party will block the bill’s passage (kp 07/07/2018), Doctors at Bharatpur Hospital stand in solidarity with Dr KC (kp 07/07/2018), The crazy authoritarian doctor: It is possible to change a corrupt system. You don’t need to form a political party. You just need courage!, by Guffadi (kp 07/07/2018)

Dr KC continues protest at Maitighar Mandala: He vows to continue his protest every week until the government responds to his memorandums (kp 24/06/2018)

PM-led body sought to regulate I/NGOs: Govt yet to respond to stakeholders’ suggestion, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 23/06/2018), ‘Halt moves against civil bodies’ (kp 23/06/2018) [see statement by CIVICUS]

Dr KC tells Parliament to pass health law soon (kp 04/05/2018)

Ban on protest at Maitighar Mandala anti-democratic, says Dr Govinda KC (ht 22/04/2018)

Dr KC gives govt a month to approve Medical ordinance (rep 19/03/2018)

Now Dr KC takes aim at TU VC Khaniya (rep 17/03/2018)

The Spirit Of Political Inquiry, by Dev Raj Dahal (rn 06/03/2018)

Dr KC announces hunger strike against chief justice: Urges members of parliament to impeach CJ Parajuli, by Manish Gautam (kp 04/03/2018)

Civil Society and Democracy, by Mukti Rijal (rn 01/03/2018), Complicated courtship: Media and civil society will have to be vigilant to keep govt with two-thirds majority on its toes (kp 01/03/2018)

Truth to populist power: A civil society shaped by Panchayat era ethos must develop clarity  and courage on the path to implementing the new Constitution, by Kanak Mani Dixit (kp 19/02/2018)

We shall overcome: Progressive thinkers in civil society, who are making entry to clean up politics, have risen in numbers because status quo has not been able to provide a better governing system, by Anusa Thapa (rep 15/02/2018)

Crusader tells CJ Parajuli to resign, by Manish Gautam (kp 11/02/2018)

KC’s unending fight: Dr KC has fasted 14 times in five years and yet the end of his fight is still not in sight, by Naresh Koirala (kp 29/01/2018)

Open letter to Rabindra Mishra: Nepal needs Rabindra Mishra as a leader of civil society, not a politician, by Bishal Thapa (rep 23/01/2018)

Virtue and Vice of Civil Society, by Dev Raj Dahal (rn 16/01/2018)

KC warns of fresh hunger strike (kp 20/09/2017)

Civil society demands action against Khadka (rep 20/09/2017)

Civil society to the fray: You cannot wake up someone pretending to sleep, by Dinkar Nepal (nt 15/09/2017)

Civil society members urge Dr Govinda KC not to protest (kp 24/07/2017), Dr KC launches his 11th hunger strike (kp 25/07/2017), TI urges govt to immediately address Dr KC's demands (rep 26/07/2017), Govt forms talks team to address Dr KC’s demands (kp 28/07/2017), Team formed to monitor Dr KC’s health (kp 28/07/2017), Talks between govt panel and Dr KC ‘positive’ (kp 29/07/2017), Govt seeks more time to address demands (kp 30/07/2017), Hundreds stage rally in Kathmandu in support of Dr KC (rep 30/07/2017), Govt-Dr KC talks fail to make headway (kp 31/07/2017), House committee says HPE Bill top priority (kp 01/08/2017), Govt, Dr KC’s reps talk, make no headway (ht 01/08/2017), In support of Dr KC: TUTH resident docs to skip outpatient duties (kp 02/08/2017), The Fight For Health Sector Reforms, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 02/08/2017), Health profession education bill: Jha feels heat from fellow UML MPs, by Manish Gautam (kp 02/08/2017), Health profession education: Panel to table bill for endorsement on Aug 7 (kp 03/08/2017), Resident docs boycott OPD services, classes at TUTH (ht 03/08/2017), Politicians and profiteers: Fulfilling Dr KC’s demands would adversely affect financial interests of political leaders (kp 03/08/2017), Manmohan Adhikari Institute bill not killed despite pledge to Dr KC, by Ashok Dahal (rep 03/08/2017), Parties agree to endorse HPE Bill in a week (kp 05/08/2017), Prime Minister Deuba dwells on Dr KC’s demands with Oli, Dahal (ht 05/08/2017), Hold decisive talks with Dr KC, NMA tells govt (ht 05/08/2017), Hundreds lend support to Dr KC (kp 06/08/2017), Rainbow of KC’s Satyagraha: Dr KC seeks to tear through the conundrum of self-serving political elites in government, by Abhi Subedi (kp 06/08/2017), Ex-CJ Karki joins rally in support of Dr KC (rep 06/08/2017), UML's conflict of interest in Manmohan Bill, by Deepak Dahal (rep 07/08/2017), Lone Crusader Of Nepal’s Health Education, by David Kainee (rn 08/08/2017), 2 med schools to be affiliated before ban on new colleges (kp 08/08/2017), UML MPs, also patrons of MMIHS, block buyout (kp 08/08/2018), Dr KC’s health critical on 15th day of strike (ht 08/08/2017), NRDA submits letter to president (ht 08/08/2017), No headway in talks as Dr KC’s health continues to deteriorate (kp 09/08/2017), Parliamentary taskforce ignores Dr KC’s calls: Finalises HPE Bill with some crucial amendments, by Manish Gautam (kp 11/08/2017), Parliament’s HR Committee directs govt to save Dr KC’s life, by Ashok Dala (rep 11/08/2017), Nepal’s healer, by Biswas Baral (rep 11/08/2017), Govt docs to boycott outpatient services (kp 11/08/2017), Medical services to be shut from today (ht 11/08/2017), Dr KC to continue fast unto death until his demands are met, by Sabitri Dhakal (ht 11/08/2017)

Power of stories: Nepali civil society organisations should use storytelling as a new technique for communication, by Anurag Devkota (kp 18/06/2017)

Dr KC warns of hunger strike from tomorrow: The Cabinet has decided to put the decision on granting affiliation to new colleges on hold, but the othropaedic surgeon’s other demands still remain unaddressed (kp 04/06/2017)

Dr KC in Dang to stage another hunger strike (kp 28/05/2017)

Civil society group calls for charter revision (kp 19/05/2017)

Dr KC to stage 11th hunger strike from May 23: Demands include withdrawal of impeachment against CJ (rep 18/05/2017)

Impeachment motion against CJ sparks protest (kp 02/05/2017), Civil society, small parties protest impeachment motion (rep 02/05/2017), 4 ex-CJs protest impeachment motion (rep 02/05/2017)

Passive Civil Society, by Bishnu Gautam (rn 02/05/2017)

Civil society raises concern over election code of conduct violation (kp 28/04/2017)

CSOs decide to form common platform of Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna river basins (ht 28/03/2017)

Let’s work together: Civil society organisations and the government should try to become better friends, by Prakash Bhattarai and Samikshya Bhattarai (kp 12/03/2017)

'Civil society should support Election Commission' (rep 02/03/2017)

CSOs in a loktantrik Nepal: A democratic polity should look for ways to further allow Nepali citizens to fully enjoy their fundamental right to organise, by Pratyoush Onta and Avash Bhandari (kp 10/02/2017)

‘Civil society should step in to end impasse’ (ht 01/02/2017)

Civil society urges government to announce local election date (kp 23/11/2016)

Transitional Period Role Of Civil Society Organisations, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 27/10/2016)

Silent and divided: As things stand, most public intellectuals hesitate to take sides even on issues that do not require any ifs and buts, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 28/09/2016), Emerging consensus: The silver lining in the murky skies of Nepali politics is the national consensus at common people’s level, by Aditya Man Shrestha and Dwarika Nath Dhungel (rep 28/09/2016)

Culture of silence: Common people’s ability to speak out against injustices has qualitatively declined over the years, by Jainendra Jeevan (kp 18/09/2016)

A critical civil society: Identity-based politics will continue to intensify and inclusiveness will often be professed but rarely implemented, by Ajaya Bhadra Khanal (kp 17/08/2016)

Role of civil society: Revitalization need, by Dipendra Gautam (ht 25/07/2016)

Civil Society Organisations: In Nepal Is Space For Engagement Shrinking?, by Mukti Rijal (rn 07/07/2016)

Civil Society In Nepal: Role In Democratisation Of The State, by Mukti Rijal (rn 16/06/2016)

Call for Dixit’s immediate release (kp 26/04/2016)

CEDAW convention: Civil society to send alternate report (kp 19/04/2016)

Civil society calls on govt to expedite reconstruction works (ht 14/04/2016)

Civil society demands proportional representation of Dalit community (ht 21/02/2016)

Out with the old: Nepal’s civil society is now more of a hurdle than a contributor to creating an accountable and just society, by Bidushi Dhungel (nt 12/02/2016)

Beyond just voice: A stronger civil society could provide constructive  solutions to the country's political problems, by Prakash Bhattarai (kp 27/10/2015)

Civil society members urge govt to find political solution (ht 24/09/2015)

Civil society calls for genuine dialogue (kp 13/09/2015)

Prez told about flaws in constitution: Doesn’t comply with Interim Constitution and spirit of past movements, say civil society members (ht 13/07/2015)

‘Civil society’s role crucial for recovery’ (kp 01/07/2015)

Civil society seeks role in post-quake recovery: Civil society organisations issue a declaration demanding an environment conducive to post-quake reconstruction (kp 25/06/2015)

Citizenship issue: Civil society concerned over PDCC report (kp 14/06/2015)

Reimagining civil society: NGOs have helped communities assert their rights but left much to be desired on the responsibility front, by Pranab Kharel (kp 02/06/2015)

Youths ‘turn their back’ on govt (kp 02/04/2015)

Civil society against oppn protests (kp 18/03/2015)

Civil society condemns YCL demonstrations (kp 26/02/2015)

Will facilitate talks: Civil society (kp 02/02/2015), Constitution must address both NC-UML and Maoist agendas, interview with Daman Nath Dhungana (kp 02/02/2015)

Reward and responsibility: With public figures, we must encourage brave, practical decisions while shaming selfish, political ones, by Sophia Khatun Tamot (kp 16/12/2014)

Civil Society Alliance For Nutrition, by Jhabindra Bhandari (rn 09/06/2014)

FES: Citizens in State Building (sp 09/05/2014)

Crucible of civil society: Traditionally entrenched forms of identity often interfere with the functioning of non-state organisations, by Gérard Toffin (sp 31/03/2014)

Chinese Army pledges Rs 500m aid to NA (kp 22/02/2014)

Madhesi parties draw civil society’s fire (ht 08/02/2014)

Public eyes needed: The civil society should be involved in closely monitoring the economy, by Bhoj Raj Poudel (rep 06/01/2014)

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