KATHMANDU, June 26: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has said that drug addiction is emerging as a challenge in Nepal.

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 15: The committee constituted to investigate the suicide committed by Sundar Harijan, an inmate of Rolpa District Prison, submitted its findings to Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand on Tuesday.

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.

KATHMANDU, June 8: Lawmaker Asha Kumari Bishwakarma from the main opposition party CPN-UML has demanded the resignation of Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has directed the authorities concerned to pay attention to the injured in the accident that took place when a passenger bus heading to Bhairahawa from Janakpur fell off the Rohini Bridge in Rupandehi this morning.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has instructed the authorities concerned to leave no stone unturned to find out the status of a Tara Air plane that lost contact while it was en route to Jomsom, Mustang, from Pokhara of Kaski earlier this morning.

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.

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.

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 directed the bodies concerned to carry out an investigation into the explosion at Sagarmatha Oxygen Plant located at the industrial corridor of Lalitpur.

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, March 27: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has said that an investigation will be launched to investigate an incident involving physical attack against Janata Samajbadi Party(JSP) chief whip MP Pramod Shah in Ishwarapur Municipality-6 of Sarlahi on Saturday.

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.

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 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, March 7: Women lawmakers have urged Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand to address the issues relating to citizenship and visit visa.

KATHMANDU, March 1: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand went to the Pashupatinath Temple and paid homage to Lord Shiva on the occasion of the Mahashivaratri festival today.

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 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 26: Minister for Home Affairs Bal Krishna Khand has said that the country's pride will be promoted if the country’s international airport is well-managed.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has said that mutual cooperation is necessary for disaster risk and damage reduction.

POKHARA, Dec 31: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has expressed confidence that the US aid project, MCC (Millennium Challenge Corporation) will be passed through consensus among the political parties.

LUMBINI, Dec 25: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has said that amazing achievements have been made in the health sector due to development of science and technology.

BUTWAL, Nov 18: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has urged armed groups that have not surrendered their weapons to come to the mainstream national politics by handing over their weapons.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Home Minister Balkrishna Khand has directed the concerned agencies to promptly rescue foreign tourists stranded in different parts of the country due to flooding, landslide and inundation after the incessant rains in the past few days.

KATHMANDU, August 16: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand, has directed the authorities concerned to prepare for repatriation of Nepali nationals living in Afghanistan. Home Minister Khand on Monday invited officials of Foreign Ministry, Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation as well as chiefs of four security bodies at the Home Ministry and issued directive to them in this regard.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has maintained that the government cannot comment anything on the Jay Singh Dami case until it receives report of the investigation committee formed earlier by the ministry.

KATHMANDU, June 11: The newly-appointed Home Minister Khagaraj Adhikari has directed all officials concerned to make the service delivery of home administration efficient and effective.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Minister for Home Affairs, Ram Bahadur Thapa, who lost his ministerial post after the CPN (Maoist Center) relieved him from the post of party’s lawmaker, is taking the oath of office and secrecy again as the home minister later today.

KATHMANDU, April 18:  Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has been relieved from his position as a parliamentarian upon the recommendation of the CPN (Maoist Center).

KALIKOT, Jan 25: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa today said that upcoming mid-term elections may postpone when the court delays its verdict on the dissolution of the House of Representatives that is sub-judice in the court.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has said that the government will take action against those defaming President Bidya Devi Bhandari in social media platforms.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Minister for Home Affairs, Ram Bahadur Thapa has said that regressive forces caused a division in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP).

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Minister for Home Affairs, Ram Bahadur Thapa has hinted at acting tough on the underground Netra Bikram Chand-led Nepal Communist Party (NCP).

BAGLUNG, Sept 4: Minister for Home Affairs, Ram Bahadur Thapa, distributed relief materials to the flood victims in Dhorpatan today. He also visited the flood-hit area of Dhorpatan Municipality-9.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Minister for Home Affairs, Ram Bahadur Thapa, has directed the concerned authorities to clear the traffic jam and make vehicular movement smooth along Naubise-Kalanki road section.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has said that the government has taken the issue of naturalized citizenship sincerely as this tends to affect nationality and development.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has said that all three-level governments are actively involved in relief, rescue and rehabilitation of the victims in all flood and landslides-hit areas.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa on Tuesday said that the government was preparing to take action against 1,848 contractors for failing to meet the deadline in various construction projects.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has said the management of the country's internal security affairs is challenging.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has said that the government could not move the citizenship bill further for the endorsement from the house due to the lack of political consensus.

CHITWAN, June 14: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa today said the government was at work to decrease the existing poverty rate of 18 percent to zero in the next five years.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa today stressed the need for cooperation and solidarity among the South Asian countries to tackle challenges of disaster management and climate change.