KATHMANDU, March 6: Defense Minister Ishwar Pokhrel and Chief of Nepal Army Purna Chandra Thapa on Thursday skipped the parliamentary State Affairs Committee (SAC) meeting which was scheduled to inquire with them about alleged corruption in the military.
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: A taskforce formed by the State Affairs Committee (SAC) of the House of Representatives has sought investigation into the property of former chief of Nepal Army Rajendra Chhetri. The move of the taskforce comes in response to ‘several complaints’ that allege Chhetri’s involvement in ‘massive financial irregularities’ during his term in office. Chhetri served as army chief from September 2015 to September 2018.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Amid an outcry from the Public Service Commision (PSC), a constitutional body, the State Affairs Committee (SAC) of parliament has decided to allow the government to transfer PSC staff without prior PSC consent.
KATHMANDU, July 14: State Affairs Committee of the Parliament (SAC) has directed the government to relocate the people caught in floods and landslides and to make necessary arrangements to prevent the loss of additional lives and poperty.
KATHMANDU, June 25: Parliament’s State Affairs Committee (SAC) on Monday directed the Home Ministry to probe the death of Kumar Poudel, Sarlahi district in-charge of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party Nepal (CPN), and present a report within seven days.
KATHMANDU, June 11: The State Affairs Committee (SAC) of the parliament on Monday directed the government and the Public Service Commission (PSC) to scrap the recently-announced vacancies for civil servants at various local units on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The State Affairs Committee (SAC) of the lower house of parliament inspected the under-construction Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track highway on Thursday even as a section of lawmakers on the committee expressed concern over possible clash of jurisdiction with other parliamentary committees.
KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has disclosed that Nirmala Panta’s father was made to put his thumbprint on a backdated First Information Report on the rape and murder of his daughter.