KATHMANDU, Jan 3:  The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed corruption cases against 12 officials of Agriculture Inputs Company (AIC) on charge of their involvement in the import of substandard fertilizers.

Youth killed in police action in Udayapur

Published On: May 14, 2022 07:20 AM NPT By: Maheshwor Chamling Rai

UDAYAPUR, May 14: A youth was killed in police action on Friday at Kalika Secondary School polling station in Katari Municipality-10, Udayapur. The deceased has been identified as Bir Bahadur Katuwal, 18, according to Ward Committee member of Maoist Center Arjun Magar.

Voting postponed at four polling centers in Kavre

Published On: May 13, 2022 04:59 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 13: Voting has been postponed at four polling stations in Kavrepalanchowk district after the polling officials were found casting votes of differently-abled people at another symbol than their request, giving over four or five ballot papers to the voters. Police had to fire aerial shots to take the situation under control after clashes erupted.

Chits used to cast votes in Bharatpur

Published On: May 13, 2022 04:40 PM NPT By: Republica

CHITWAN, May 13: People have been found to be using chits to cast their votes in Bharatpur. At a polling center in Krishnapur of Bharatpur, the ruling coalition parties have been found to have given chits to voters to cast their votes.

RAUTAHAT, May 13: There is widespread tension in Sarlahi in the local level elections. Voting is being disrupted and clashes are taking place in different villages of Sarlahi. Meanwhile, a polling official has been beaten for allegedly influencing voters.

GORKHA, May 13: Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) leader Dr Baburam Bhattarai has cast his vote at a polling center in Palungtar Municipality-1. After casting his vote, Bhattarai took a photo of himself with a swastika stamp and posted it on social media.

BIRGUNJ, May 13: A clash broke out at Mirzapur polling station of Chhipaharmai Rural Municipality-1 in Parsa district this afternoon.

KATHMANDU, May 13: The Election Commission (EC) has stated that more than 35 percent of the votes have been cast so far even as voting in a few polling stations in various seven districts were obstructed.

Voting suspended at two polling centers of Pacharauta

Published On: May 13, 2022 01:22 PM NPT By: Republica

BARA, May 13: Voting at two polling stations in Pacharauta Municipality has been suspended. The polling was stopped due to the protest of the locals after it was found that more votes were cast than the number of total registered voters at Srinagar Bairiya polling station and Bargachhi polling station of Pacharauta-2.

ILAM, May 13: Former Prime Minister and senior leader of CPN (Unified Socialist), Jhalanath Khanal  has said that the second local level elections would play an important role in institutionalizing democracy and republic He said that the country would move forward on the journey of socialism while protecting democracy and republic through this election.

13 killed, 12 injured in jeep accident in Syangja

Published On: May 13, 2022 12:32 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

KATHMANDU, May 13: At least 13 people have been killed and 12 others injured in a jeep accident at Panchamul in Waling Municipality-4 of Syangja district.