UDAYAPUR, Mar 4: A nationwide general strike by the Laxman Tharu-led Tharuhat-Tharuwan National Front (TTNF) demanding the release of Resham Chaudhary, a member of the House of Representatives, hit normal life in Udayapur district on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday said the government is working to scrap the court cases against those involved in the lynching of seven policemen and a toddler during an anti-constitution protest in Tikapur in 2015.

Chaudhary might not lose House seat

March 7, 2019 08:08 am

KATHMANDU, March 7: Despite the conviction of House of Representatives Member Resham Chaudhary in the Tikapur lynchings case Wednesday, legal experts have said that he might not lose his parliamentary seat any time soon as he has the right to appeal.

KATHMANDU, March 6: The Kailali District Court on Wednesday sentenced Lawmaker Resham Chaudhary among eleven others with life imprisonment, who were accused of masterminding the Tikapur massacre in August 2015 in which seven police personnel and a little child were killed.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: The Supreme Court on Monday upheld lower court decisions to keep Resham Chaudhary, the main accused in the Kailali carnage of August 2015, in judicial custody.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7:  Supreme Court (SC) on Monday sanctioned the lower court’s decision on Ratriya Janata Party Nepal (RJP-N) lawmaker Resham Chaudhary, a main accused in the Kailali carnage that claimed lives of seven innocent people including SPP Laxman Neupane and a toddler.

By administering oath of office and secrecy to Resham Chaudhary, who is accused of masterminding the 2015 Tikapur massacre, the government of K P Sharma Oli has made the most serious mistake.

DHANGADHI, Jan 4: Locals of Tikapur have expressed deep dissatisfaction after lawmaker-elect of Kailali constituency-1 Resham Chaudhary, who is also the main accused in the Tikapur carnage, was sworn in as a member of parliament on Thursday.

Back to jail after oath

January 4, 2019 07:27 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Resham Chaudhary, who is in judicial custody on the charge of masterminding the 2015 Tikapur massacre, has been administered oath of office and secrecy as Member of Parliament on Thursday, more than a year after his election.  Seven policemen including an SSP and a toddler were killed by Tharu protestors in Tikapur of Kailali in August 2015.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Although the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) had long been demanding that the government facilitate the administering of oath of office and secrecy to murder-accused Resham Chaudhary, who was elected to the House of Representatives (HoR) from Kailali, the government had so far been dilly-dallying over the matter.

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KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) on Thursday took strong exception to the oath-taking ceremony administered to jailed lawmaker of Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) Resham Chaudhary.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Parliamentarian-elect from Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal, Resham Chaudhary from Kailali-1's oath taking ceremony has been postponed to 3:00 PM from 11:30 AM as the Dilli Bazaar Prison is yet to receive a letter of Chaudhary's release. Chaudhary will be administered the oath at the Speaker's Secretariat at Singhadurbar, according to Dilli Malla, press advisor to speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara. However, despite the oath, Chaudhary will still be in prison and won't be able to participate in parliamentary meetings.