Corruption on the rise in Nepal

Published On: September 22, 2022 02:06 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Even as corruption has been on the rise in Nepal, the cases registered by the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority are becoming weaker. Of the cases registered by the Authority (CIAA) at the Special Court in the financial year 2078/079, corruption was proved in only about 39 percent cases. The Special Court has acquitted many corruption-accused, citing lack of enough evidence.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court against President Bidya Devi Bhandari for not certifying the Citizenship Bill as per the Constitution.

LSP's circular to protest against President Bhandari

Published On: September 22, 2022 01:06 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The Loktantrik Samajwadi Party (LSP) executive committee has issued a circular to its subordinate committees to hold nationwide protests against President Bidya Devi Bhandari's refusal to certify the Citizenship Bill.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: A constitutional and political crisis has arisen in the country after President Bidya Devi Bhandari crossed the constitutional limits and refused to certify the Citizenship Amendment Bill. Article 113 (3) of the Constitution gives the President the authority to send the bills other than finance bills within 15 days with a message for reconsideration. However, the Constitution does not allow the President to return the bill or not certify it for a second time. According to Article 113 (4), the bill shall be verified within 15 days after it has been passed by the federal parliament with amendments or in the same form.

Abdus Miya, who was to fight elections independently, joins UML

Published On: September 22, 2022 01:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Abdus Miya, who had announced that he will contest elections from Kathmandu Constituency No 6 independently, has entered the CPN-UML.

Meeting of ruling coalition to finalize seat distribution

Published On: September 22, 2022 12:40 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: A meeting of the ruling coalition is being held to discuss the distribution of seats for the upcoming Federal Parliament and provincial assemblies elections.

“Bidya Devi Bhandari has no right to be President”

Published On: September 22, 2022 12:21 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: There has been widespread criticism of President Bidya Devi Bhandari as she didn’t verify the Citizenship Bill within the deadline. The bill was re-passed by the House of Representatives and the National Assembly and submitted to the President for verification.

EC to collect provisional voters list from today

Published On: September 22, 2022 11:32 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The Election Commission (EC) is going to collect the provisional voters list from Thursday for proportional representation in the House of Representatives election to be held on November 20.

Former IGP Khanal joining UML

Published On: September 22, 2022 10:42 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Former Inspector General (IGP) of Nepal Police Sarbendra Khanal is going to join CPN-UML today.

JANAKPURDHAM, Sept 22: Former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has expressed concern over what he said was a threat to the constitution and democracy.