KATHMANDU, April 7: It has been learnt that Prime Minister's Information Technology Consultant Asgar Ali has been promoting his private company -- eSewa -- by stopping the operation of a payment gateway system purchased earlier by the government for Rs 250 million.

KATHMANDU, April 4: ExtensoData, the prime minister's IT consultant Asgar Ali's data company, has many senior government officials worried over 'possible misuse of government data'. ExtensoData, established in 2018, is one of many subsidiaries of F1Soft International, where Ali is vice president. It has been previously reported in media that Ali has been accessing people's vital data since long back.The recent incident of his alleged involvement in the unauthorized removal of a news story from Kathmandupress.com has raised eyebrows.

KATHMANDU, April 4: A senior leader of the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), Shekhar Koirala has asked Prime Minister KP Oli to immediately sack his IT consultant Asgar Ali as the latter has courted a serious controversy for his alleged involvement in removing of news content from a Kathmandu-based news website kathmandupress.com.

KATHMANDU, Leader of main opposition party Nepali Congress Shekhar Koirala has said that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli should immediately sack his IT consultant Asgar Ali as he has been dragged into controversy after his involvement in removing of news content from a Kathmandu based online news portal kathmandupress.com.

KATHMANDU, April 3: The act of Asgar Ali, an information technology advisor to Prime Minister KP Oli, to make unauthorized access to and delete a news report by Kathmandupress.com, a capital-based online news portal, is tantamount to crime against the media, experts have said.

As eSewa has over 2.1 million customers who park their billions of rupees in the digital wallet, its founder and owner's alleged involvement in unethical 'hacking' of the news website has many people worried about their sensitive data and cash parked in the platform.

KATHMANDU, April 2: KATHMANDU, April 2: Editors of various national dailies and online news portals have strongly condemned the unauthorized removal of a news item from a Kathmandu-based online portal.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Asgar Ali, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s information technology consultant, is once again embroiled in controversy after his software company removed a news item by hacking the backend of Kathmandupress.com, a Kathmandu-based online news portal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Honorary Information Technology (IT) consultant to Prime Minister KP Oli, Asgar Ali, who is also the chief executive officer (CEO) of eSewa Fonepay Private Limited, has been found to be grossly misusing his position to secure major IT contracts at different government bodies without a competitive bidding process.