Kathmandu, Sept 17: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has directed the government bodies concerned to carry out rescue of the affected ones by flood and landslide that took place at different places of Achham district. He also directed them to continue the search operations to find the missing ones.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has instructed the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA) to fully utilize the funds provided by the state.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has been recommended as the Nepali Congress candidate for the House of Representatives election to be held on November 20 from Rupandehi constituency no 2.

KATHMANDU, August 3: The Saptakoshi River has eroded Belaka Municipality-1, 2, 8 and 9 of Udaypur. Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has instructed all the agencies concerned to immediately manage the relocation, relief and rescue of the citizens there after the water flow increased and erosion started.

Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has said that the government presented the Citizenship Bill in parliament as per the spirit of the Constitution of Nepal, 2015.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Home Minister Balkrishna Khand has directed the authorities concerned to immediately arrange rescue, relief and residence for those rendered displaced due to landslides at Arughat Rural Municipality-1, Shyamchet in Gorkha.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has urged the parliamentarians to help in passing the 'Nepal Citizenship First Amendment Bill 2079' introduced in parliament. Stating that the government has brought the bill in accordance with the constitution so as not to deprive millions of Nepali citizens of their right to citizenship, Home Minister Khand requested the lawmakers to help in passing the bill.

KATHMANDU, JULY 11: The Nepal Police and Province Police (Operation, Supervision, and Coordination - First Amendment) Bill, 2079 BS has been passed by the House of Representatives for the security of the Kathmandu Valley by Nepal Police in coordination with the Province Police.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand has discussed the Citizenship Bill with CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

KATHMANDU, JULY 7: Today’s meeting of the National Assembly has unanimously approved the proposal to consider the Acid and Other Harmful Chemicals (Regulation) Bill 2079 BS.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has said that the government should prepare to hand over the security of the Kathmandu Valley to the federal police keeping in mind the growing security sensitivities.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand and the Ambassador of India to Nepal, Naveen Srivastava, held a meeting at the Ministry of Home Affairs, Singha Durbar, on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand, has said the five-party alliance was formed to implement the constitution, institutionalize democracy and ensure balanced foreign relations.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has directed the subordinate bodies to make efforts so as to prevent possible losses at Lahure gorge of Dumrekot in Belaka Municipality-8, Udayapur, which is being eroded by the Koshi River.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has said that discussions are underway at a high level to pass the citizenship bill through parliament.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has said the government has put the infrastructure, the important pillar of development, on the top priority.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand, on behalf of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who was unable to participate in today’s discussion on the budget in the federal parliament, has said that neither is Nepal involved in the State Partnership Program (SPP) in any way nor does it have the intention to do so in the future.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand has said that the government is committed to workers’ security and that the Ministry of Home Affairs will sincerely work for the security of workers.

JAJARKOT, June 10: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has directed authorities concerned to rescue the victims of jeep accident that occured in Junichandey Municipality-5 in Jajarkot through helicopter and provide them appropriate treatment.

KATHMANDU, June 4: Minister for Home Affairs Bal Krishna Khand and CPN (Maoist Center) Chairperson and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal held a meeting today.

KATHMANDU, May 19: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand and Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Govinda Prasad Sharma Koirala, held a meeting with the chairperson of the CPN (Maoist Center) and former prime minister, Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' regarding the citizenship bill.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Direct flights between Kunming (China) and Kathmandu are set to resume from May 30.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Minister for Home Bal Krishna Khand has said the government officials concerned could develop an immediate strategy for the resolution of any untoward incidents if factual information is shared on time.

RAJBIRAJ, May 6: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has urged all the political parties and eligible voters to take part in the upcoming May 13 local level election.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has directed security agencies to help organize the May 13 local election in a fair and impartial manner as the government has shouldered the responsibility to this effect.

RUPANDEHI, May 4: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has directed people to treat the temporary police force with respect, as they have been assigned for the May 13 local election.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has said the government hopes to see strengthened and sound security in the nation during the terms of Nepal Police chief Dhiraj Pratap Singh and Armed Police Force chief Raju Aryal.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand met Nepali Congress (NC) leader Jagannath Poudel and his proponents and supporters today. During the meeting, Minister Khand requested Poudel to withdraw his candidacy and support the ruling coalition candidate in the upcoming local election.

CHITWAN, April 28: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand, has said that the local-level election would be held in a peaceful manner on the slated time.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has said that local elections are an important medium to strengthen people's rights.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand has urged all political parties to take part in the May 13 local election so as to make the implementation of the federal democratic republic further effective.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has directed the subordinate bodies to resolve problems seen at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

KATHMANDU, April 15: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand said the government is positive to address the demands put forth by the Janamat Party.

KALAIYA, April 5: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand has assured that the problems related to citizenship certificates will be resolved very soon.

KATHMANDU, April 3: The government has urged the bodies concerned and the traders to provide petroleum products and other daily consumption goods in an easy and smooth manner.

KATHMANDU, April 1: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has been given the responsibility of the acting prime minister.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand, has said that power production should be given first priority by utilizing river water in the country.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand, has said that the government has given special priority for the establishment of border outposts (BOP) for border security.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand has said that the US-funded Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement was introduced because it is in favor of the country.

RAMPUR, March 20: Minister for Home Affairs Bal Krishna Khand has said the upcoming local level election was a vital opportunity for development endeavors.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand has urged consumer rights activists to speak in favor of the Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement which was passed through parliament with an interpretive declaration.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand, has said that the government has been taking initiative to take the amendment of Nepal Citizenship Act-2063 to a conclusion with consensus.

BUTWAL, March 9: Minister for Home Affairs Bal Krishna Khand has asked his party cadres to make people clear about the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) grant agreement as there are various rumors spread against grant agreement.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has begun discussions at different levels in a bid to forge agreement on the bill relating to the amendment of Nepal Citizenship Act, 2063 BS.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand extended thanks to the home administration, security agencies’ chiefs, Chief District Officers and security in-charge of Kathmandu Valley districts for ensuring effective security arrangement by keeping patience in the protests launched against the US grant project, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand called on chairman of the ruling coalition partner CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal and chairman of the main opposition party CPN-UML KP Sharma Oli this morning to discuss issues including approval of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement tabled in parliament.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has directed the officials concerned to provide relief to the families of the three people who died due to strong winds in the Terai and the people affected by the snowfall in the high hilly and mountainous districts.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand on Thursday made public the policy-level and functional progress that he achieved after he assumed the responsibility of the Ministry of Home Affairs.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand today held telephone talks with the police chiefs of 12 districts. The conversations focused on the security situation of the respective districts, impact of COVID-19 on police service and ration meant for the police personnel.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Minister for Home Affairs Bal Krishna Khand today inquired Chief District Officers (CDOs) of 20 districts to take stock of preparedness on part of the concerned authorities to protect vulnerable people from cold wave and snowfall in those places.