KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has summoned more than four dozen individuals for interrogation in connection with the high profile Lalita Niwas land scam.

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Monday has held four police constables Devendra Balayar, Aakash Khanal, Niraj Bhandari and Hitler Saud for allegedly receiving bribes from service-seekers.

KAVREPALANCHOK, August 17: Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Banskota has said corruption rate was not rising but it was the activism of anti-corruption body CIAA that has debunked corruption cases.

Read the suicide note

August 14, 2019 02:00 am

When the country’s anti-graft agency, which is largely seen as failing to investigate the high-profile cases and take the accused to the court, is accused of pushing the low-ranking officials to the point of committing suicides for its alleged role in framing them, what will happen to the credibility of the anti-graft body?

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: As one after another junior government official commits suicide following implication by the CIAA, a debate has started whether such small fry is being made the scapegoats in various corruption scandals.

Road division chief held with bribe

August 9, 2019 09:30 am

KASKI, August 9: Hari Kumar Pokharel, chief of Division Road Office Pokhara and division engineer, was arrested on Thursday evening while taking bribe.

CIAA arrests 5 cops with bribes

August 3, 2019 07:12 am

BANEPA, Aug 3: A team of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) arrested five policemen from police stations at Hinguwapati and Banepa in Kavrepalanchowk district as they were caught red-handed while taking bribes from tipper truck drivers on Thursday evening.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a charge sheet against six employees, including Chief Administration Officer at Janakpur Sub-Metropolis, Arjun Prasad Subedi, at the Special Court.

KATHMANDU, July 22: The anti-graft team deployed from the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority(CIAA) on Sunday arrested an assistant Sub-Inspector with Rs 3,500 bribe in Rupandehi district.

DOLAKHA, July 20: The anti-graft team deployed from the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday evening arrested the chief of Irrigation Development Division(IDD) in Dolakha district and an engineer working in the same office with huge bribes.

KATHMANDU, July 20: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) received a record number of complaints against corruption in fiscal year 2075-76 which ended on July 16.

KATHMANDU, July 20: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority on Friday said that investigations into the notorious Lalita Niwas land scam have reached the final stage.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The civil society in Bhimsen Thapa rural municipality in Gorkha district has lodged a complaint at the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Thursday seeking a thorough probe into alleged corruption in the rural municipality.

BHOJPUR, July 16: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has caught chief of Irrigation Development Division Office (IDDO), Bhojpur while he was accepting Rs 180,000 in bribe from a consumer committee on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Monday filed a case against six officials of the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) including its former vice-chancellor Bal Bhadra Prasad Das and two suppliers at the Special Court on charges of corruption.

BPKIHS Vice Chancellor arrested

July 13, 2019 07:09 am

DHARAN, July 12: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Thursday arrested Vice Chancellor of the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), Professor Raj Kumar Rauniyar on the charge of taking bribe.

KATHMANDU, July 9: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a corruption case against three persons including a “master’s degree gold medalist of economics” Surendra Prasad Koirala and Tribhuvan University officials on the charge of mark sheet forgery.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Wednesday filed a corruption case against 10 officials at the Tribhuvan University (TU) Service Commission including its head for tampering with the answer sheets to alter the results of their relatives and acquaintances who had applied for different permanent positions at the university.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Special Court has acquitted four former IGPs of Armed Police Force on the corruption charge.

BARA, July 1: On June 27, the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Hetauda, arrested Aaspuran Kushwaha red handed while accepting bribe. Later, it was learnt that he was deployed by the section officer of the Planning Department of Prasauni Rural Municipality, Binod Yadav, to collect bribe from the consumer committee.

RUKUM, July 1: The Commission for the Investigation of Authority (CIAA) has received more than 100 complaints from West-Rukum and Salyan districts in the past two years.

KATHMANDU, June 27: It has emerged that the land mafia created fake tenants to illegally grab Lalita Niwas land, as the three-generation identities of nearly five dozen individuals involved could not be established.

KATHMANDU, June 25: In what appears to be maintaining poor records of important documents, the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) is struggling to get the documents related to a charge-sheet filed against a high-profile corruption case involving former minister Gobinda Raj Joshi.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The CIAA on Thursday filed a corruption case against 13 officials working at the Department of Food Technology and Quality Control, including the department’s director general Sanjeev Kumar Karna, on the charge of misusing Rs 240 million while procuring mobile laboratory vans.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a case of corruption against Director General of the Department of Food Technology and Quality Control Sanjiv Kumar Karna and 13 others.

KATHMANDU, June 18: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Monday filed corruption cases against 16 individuals on the charge of grabbing 590 ropanis of public land in Guthichaur of Jumla.

RAJBIRAJ, June 13: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) today morning caught a government employee red-handed taking a bribe of Rs 100,000.

KATHMANDU, June 7: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a warning to some officials of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) over allegations of obstruction of justice regarding the corruption case against Nepali Congress (NC) leader Govinda Raj Joshi.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Supreme Court has ordered action against the staffs including secretary of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) for not being cooperative in the judicial process.

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KATHMANDU, May 30: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a graft case at the Special Court against immigration officer at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Ramakanta Aryal on Thursday.

JUMLA, May 23: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has given seven days to 11 persons accused of grabbing 590 ropani [30.02 hectares] of land belonging to the Sheep and Goat Research Program (SGRP), in Guthichaur Rural Municipality of Jumla to appear before the commission.

KATHMANDU, May 22: A complaint was filed on Tuesday at the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) against alleged misuse of USAID funds by the officials of the Central Department of Anthropology (CDA), Tribhuvan University (TU).

KATHMANDU, May 21: Chief Commissioner of Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Nabin Kumar Ghimire has underscored the need to review the electoral system in the country.

KATHMANDU, May 14: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Monday raided Tribhuvan University (TU) and seized the documents related to recruitment following media reports that top university officials had recruited their relatives as university staffers.

Saving TU from infamy

May 14, 2019 02:00 am

Tribhuvan University has been in the news this week again, again not for good reasons. Most of the candidates to pass written examinations of Tribhuvan University Service Commission (TUSC) have been the close relatives of politicians linked mostly with ruling Nepal Communist Party or top officials of the university.

SURKHET, May 5: A crusher plant operating illegally at Gochhekhola in the Chure range was shut down in mid-March by the local authorities.

PARBAT, April 12: Dr Sabitri Gurung, commissioner of Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), said the anti-graft body was scrutinizing the performance of local people-elected representatives with the rise in public complaints on irregularities and corruption.

NAWALPARASI, April 8: A team deputed from the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Sunday held two files related to the bidding of Sunawal municipality in west-Nawalparasi.

KATHMANDU, April 5: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) is discussing in detail the multiple irregularities of Sajha Prakashan, according to the officials of the anti-graft body.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Chief Commissioner of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Nabin Kumar Ghimire has said that the anti-graft body is not under any political influence.

KATHMANDU, March 27: In a first of its kind, the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Tuesday filed a corruption case against its own former commissioner Raj Narayan Pathak on a charge of involvement in multi-million rupee bribery while he was at the anti-graft body.

KATHMANDU, March 26: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a corruption case against its own former commissioner, Raj Narayan Pathak, on Tuesday, over allegations of his involvement in a bribery scandal involving Rs 7.8 million.

KATHMANDU, March 23: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday filed a corruption case against tax officer Man Prasad BK on the charge of amassing Rs. 18.2 million in unexplained wealth while in government service.

KATHMANDU, March 18: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a case of corruption at the Special Court today against then accountant of the Nepal Electricity Authority, Ratnapark distribution center, Umesh Kumar Thakur.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Nabin Kumar Ghimire, chief commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Sunday said that the anti-graft body is probing the high-profile corruption cases including the multi-billion rupee wide-body aircraft purchase scam.

CIAA arrests govt employee taking bribe

February 22, 2019 21:14 pm

HETAUDA: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday held a government employee red-handed taking a bribe of Rs 75,000.

Rs 7.8 million in sweets boxes

February 21, 2019 07:00 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Last week, a video clip implicating then CIAA commissioner Raj Narayan Pathak in a bribery of Rs 7.8 million from a Bhaktapur-based college triggered a series of events culminating in his resignation from the post. What was not known was who shot the video, how and why.

CIAA starts probe against Pathak

February 20, 2019 08:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: A day after the Office of Attorney General (OAG) advised the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority to go ahead with a probe into former commissioner at the anti-graft body Raj Narayan Pathak, a three-member probe committee has been formed.

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