KATHMANDU, April 7: The code of conduct for the by-election of members of the House of Representatives has come into effect from today.

KATHMANDU, April 5: The Election Commission (EC) has said that the election code of conduct will come into force from April 6 for the by-election of members of the House of Representatives to be held on April 23.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The Election Commission (EC) has enforced the code of conduct for the election of the President and Vice President from today. The EC has issued a code of conduct that will remain valid from today till March 19.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The Election Commission (EC) has decided to enforce the Election Code of Conduct, 2079, for the election of the President and Vice President from 1st March to 19th March.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Nepal Medical Council (NMC) has published its annual report for the financial year 2022/023. Through the report, the NMC has introduced a new code of conduct for doctors.

RAUTAHAT, Nov 17:A quintal and a half of chicken meat which was being prepared to be distributed to voters' houses in violation of the code of conduct was seized. Last night Rautahat police seized one and a half quintals of meat from Gaur Municipality 9, Sirsia, Rautahat.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: A special monitoring of the Code of Conduct by the Press Council Nepal has found 84 media outlets disseminating news material going against the journalists’ and election codes of conduct.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The Election Commission (EC) has drawn the attention of the concerned ones yet again to create an enabling environment where all political parties or candidates can run their election campaign without any hindrances.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The Election Commission (EC) has sought nine clarifications in a day, acting on the complaints related to violation of code of conduct issued for the upcoming federal and provincial parliamentary elections.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Cyber ​​law expert Dr Shree Krishna Bhattarai has said that the statement issued by the Election Commission (EC) will remain correct until the court finds it wrong.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The Election Commission (EC) has sought clarification from Durlav Thapa, who is contesting election from Bhaktapur Constituency 2 for the House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The Election Commission has sought clarification from the mayor of Haripurba Municipality and administrator accusing the duo of breaching the election code of conduct.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The Election Commission (EC) has issued a seven-point instruction to political parties and candidates to implement the election code of conduct.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: The Election Commission (EC) has sought clarification from Chhabilal Tiwari, principal of Bal Primary School in Parbat district, over an alleged violation of the election code of conduct.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The Election Commission (EC) has urged candidates to fully abide by the election code of conduct.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: The Election Commission has directed the chiefs of concerned offices to take departmental action against the government employees, university teachers, teachers and other concerned individuals breaching election code of conduct enforced for the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies elections scheduled for on November 20.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: The Election Commission (EC) has said the violation of election code of conduct issued for candidates of House of Representatives (HoR) and provincial assemblies warrants punishment.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The government and political parties have expressed their commitment that they would honestly abide by the election code of conduct.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The Election Commission (EC) is discussing the election code of conduct with the political parties today. Party officials have been called by the commission for the discussion.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Election Commission (EC) has sought clarification from five journalists for violating election code of conduct.

MAKWANPUR, May 4: The Office of the Chief Returning Officer in Hetauda has sought a 24-hour clarification from some government employees for taking part in election campaigns of political parties, violating the election code of conduct.

BUTWAL, May 3: A complaint has been lodged against Basudev Ghimire, the mayor of Tilottama Municipality in Rupandehi district, for violating the election code of conduct.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has urged journalists to play neutral roles in upcoming local elections by adhering to the journalist code of conduct.

The Election Commission (EC) has urged all the stakeholders concerned including the leaders of the political parties not to make confusing statements regarding the election.

KATHMANDU, April 9: The election code of conduct enforced by the Election Commission (EC) has come to effect across the country since April 8.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Secretary at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Baikuntha Aryal, has said that exaggeration in news disseminated by the media would create confusion in the society.

Understanding contempt of court

August 27, 2020 13:06 pm

“Fair and objective criticism of judicial decision will instill accountability and greater discipline in decision making. If no one is allowed to judge judges, there could be lawless courts and irresponsible judging. But criticism of judgments should not lead to the denigration of judges.” This is the statement from former Chief Justice and Attorney General of Singapore Chan Sek Keong, where he has acknowledged the importance of fair and objective criticism of the courts.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Online television operators in Kathmandu Valley have expressed commitment to follow journalists' code of conduct.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: In the run-up to the by-elections, the Election Commission (EC) issued a code of conduct on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Sajha Bibeksheel Party has issued a 13-point diplomatic guideline for its leaders to make party's official meetings, and communications with foreign governments, officials and diplomats, including international organizations in Nepal and their representatives, more systematic and dignified.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Press Council Nepal has decided to remove the categorization of those media not complying with the code of conduct despite repeated notice.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Chief of Army Staff Purna Chandra Thapa today said those within the institution defying the Army's code of conduct and chain of command would be booked.

KATHMANDU, Mar 13: The National Vigilance Centre (NVC) has recommended action to be taken against a total of 1,240 civil servants in various 450 government offices across 28 districts for not abiding by the office’s code of conduct.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: As many as 393 incidents of violation of journalist code of conduct were occurred in a year, reveals the Press Council Nepal.