Anirban Roy

Anirban Roy

Anirban Roy is the Deputy Resident Editor of HT’s Bhopal and Indore editions. A journalist for last 22 years, he has reported from India’s north-east and closely covered the Maoists’ Peoples’ War in Nepal.

Articles by Anirban Roy
HT Image
HT Image

Sobhraj to sue The Bikini Murders author, publisher

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2008 12:44 AM IST
Bikini-killer Charles Gurmukh Sobhraj threatened to file a defamation case against the author Farrukh Dhondy and the publisher of the novel The Bikini Murders for “tarnishing” his image, reports Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

Resurgent Nepal

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2008 12:30 AM IST
The Maoists are now leading the government and are talking of robust plans to bring about overall development in the impoverished country.
HT Image
HT Image

Chinese army delegation to visit Nepal

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2008 09:30 PM IST
As political parties are fighting over the issue of integration of Maoist’s People’s Liberation Army soldiers with the Nepal Army, a high-level delegation of Chinese Army is planning a to the Himalayan nation. Anirban Roy reports.
HT Image
HT Image

The ‘Ayurveda industry’ in Nepal

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2008 11:02 PM IST
Nepal has a glorious history of Ayurveda, and it is generally believed that most of the original understandings of the centuries-old healing process have come from the Himalayan nation, writes Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

Nepal’s Maoist Govt under pressure

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2008 06:52 PM IST
Nepal’s Maoist-led government, which aspires to transform the impoverished Himalayan nation into a developed country, is under tremendous political pressure.
HT Image
HT Image

Nepal palace to be opened for public

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2008 12:59 AM IST
The majestic Narayanhitty palace, which was the castle of the dethroned Shah Dynasty of Nepal, will be made public in April 2009, writes Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

Majestic Narayanhity Palace to be made public

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2008 03:15 PM IST
The majestic Narayanhity palace, which was the castle of the dethroned Shah Dynasty of Nepal, will be made public in April 2009, reports Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

Prince Harry to launch expedition at Mt Everest

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2008 07:11 PM IST
Prince Harry is always adventurous after his highly publicised stint with the Gorkha soldiers in Afghanistan, the British royal is now all set for an expedition at the Mt Everest.
HT Image
HT Image

Govt recalls ambassadors to India and US

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2008 11:58 PM IST
In an attempt to neutralise opposition, Nepal's Maoist-led government on Monday asked its ambassador to India, Durgesh Man Singh, to return to Kathmandu immediately.
HT Image
HT Image

Govt recalls ambassadors to India and US

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2008 10:29 PM IST
In an attempt to marginalise the opposition, Nepal’s Maoist-led government on Monday asked its Nepali ambassador to India, Durgesh Man Singh, to return to Kathmandu immediately.
HT Image
HT Image

Nepal's casino industry caught in war with Govt

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2008 07:48 PM IST
The Roulette wheel, which once used to be the money-spinning machine in Nepal, is now stressed to rotate as thousands of employees are now caught in a war with the government.
HT Image
HT Image

Momos, Nepal’s new national dish

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2008 11:44 PM IST
What is the national dish of Nepal? For the elderly people, it may still be Daal Bhaat Takaari (lentils, rice and vegetable curry). But, it is definitely not true for the youths. They love Momos and endorse it as the Himalayan nation’s new national dish. Read on...
HT Image
HT Image

In Maoist Nepal, dogs still have their day

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2008 11:55 PM IST
The proverb—Every dog has his day — literally came true when people in Nepal, the world's last Hindu nation, worshipped their dogs with utmost devotion. Anirban Roy reports.
HT Image
HT Image

Koirala takes on the Maoists

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2008 12:35 AM IST
Playing the active role of opposition, Nepal’s former Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala has declared a massive war against the Maoists, reports Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

Indo-China golf ties built in Nepal

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2008 01:22 AM IST
Sandwiched between India and China, the Himalayan Nation of Nepal has suddenly become the new ground for a stronger Hindi-Chini bhai-bhai diplomacy, reports Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

Questions of integration

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2008 01:41 AM IST
Nepal’s Maoist Prime Minister Prachanda, who has vowed to transform the impoverished Himalayan Nation to a developed state, is set to face a series of new challenges, probably the toughest of his political career, writes Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

With the Prez’s blessings

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2008 12:02 AM IST
After the fall of the world’s last Hindu kingdom, Nepal is a secular nation now. But, even after the transformation, Nepal’s first President Ram Baran Yadav seems desperate to be a new avatar of the Hindu monarchy, reports Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

Bikini-killer Sobhraj ties the knot in Nepal

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2008 11:47 PM IST
64-year-old Charles Gurmukh Sobhraj tied the nuptial knot with his 20-year-old Nepali fiancée Nihita Biswas after a tumultuous courtship marked by media glare and controversy, reports Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

Secular Nepal makes some Hindus uneasy

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2008 11:07 PM IST
Come Dashain, the biggest religious festival in Nepal, and the Hindu population is uncertain about the future of their centuries-old religious traditions, writes Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

Nepali leaders train guns at Maoists in Prachanda’s absence

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2008 11:58 PM IST
As Nepal’s Maoist Prime Minister Prachanda is having his first political exposure in the US, the insurgent-turned political party is caught in a political assault, reports Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

Moral policing, the Maoists’ way

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2008 12:08 AM IST
Within days of taking over, the new socialist government in Nepal is all set to stamp out ‘evils’ from the society. And, Kathmandu’s dance bars have become the first target of the campaign, reports Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

Political feud in Nepal

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2008 12:47 AM IST
Within hours of Prachanda’s high-profile visit to India, Nepal is caught in a spiteful political feud between Deputy Prime Minister Bamdev Gautam and Land Reforms minister Matrika Prasad Yadav, reports Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

A ‘red’ carpet awaits Prachanda in India?

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2008 12:21 AM IST
As Nepal’s insurgent-turned PM Prachanda begins his five-day visit to India, people of the Himalayan Nation are anxious as to how New Delhi welcomes the new leader, reports Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

Parties coach Prachanda before India visit

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2008 12:11 AM IST
Nepal’s major political parties have suggested to PM Prachanda not to strike any new deal with New Delhi without wider consultation during his upcoming visit to India, reports Anirban Roy .
HT Image
HT Image

Prez against autonomous state in Terai

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2008 12:10 AM IST
President Ram Baran Yadav has discarded the ‘One-Madhesh-one-pradesh’ call and said that the slogan would push the insurgency-ravaged nation into a new conflict, reports Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

UN gives new Nepal Govt $10 million

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2008 12:20 AM IST
The United Nations (UN) has approved $10 million in assistance to Nepal for peace-building, reports Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

'Resolve contentious issues with India'

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2008 12:56 AM IST
The Maoist Central Committee instructs Prachanda to make his proposed visit “meaningful” for the people of Nepal, reports Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

Red is not Maoists’ colour

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Nepal
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2008 01:08 AM IST
Red, no longer, seems to be the most favoured colour for the Maoists in Nepal. Within two weeks of leading the new government in the Himalayan nation, the radical communist party is fast changing its colour, reports Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

Nepal PM to meet Chinese President

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2008 11:36 PM IST
Nepal’s Prime Minister Prachanda will meet Chinese president Hu Jintao and premier Wen Jiabao during his visit to China, reports Anirban Roy.
HT Image
HT Image

PM Prachanda to visit China

Hindustan Times | By Anirban Roy, Kathmandu
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2008 11:13 PM IST
Nepal’s Maoist chairman Puspa Kamal Dahal alias Prachanda will fly to Beijing on Saturday to take part in the closing ceremony of the Beijing Olympics, reports Anirban Roy.
SHARE
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • ...
Story Saved