KATHMANDU, Oct 19: In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court on Friday invalidated the salaries and salary-based perks being paid to elected local officials under laws that have been promulgated locally.

KATHMANDU, June 8: A group of senior citizens which had been agitating for eight years at New Baneshwar area, putting forth various demands including the rise in the old age allowance, have wishfully terminated the strike, following the rise in allowance during the recent budget speech.

GORKHA, May 4: Ajirkot and Siranchowk rural municipalities of Gorkha have not provided the social security allowances for the past six months.

BANEPA, Feb 10: In its effort to facilitate numerous women living difficult lives owing to unfortunate reasons, Panauti Municipality has introduced a special package of social allowance for such persons.

Local units struggling to spend budget

January 23, 2019 15:17 pm

PANCHTHAR, Jan 23: Budget implementation in the first six months of the current fiscal year in Panchthar is found to be very disappointing.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Staffers at the parliament secretariat have announced agitation from Wednesday demanding resumption of additional perks and allowances for extra hours spent. The additional allowances were stopped since July.

BUTWAL, July 30: The members of the Province 5 assembly are all set to see hike in their pay and will get one personal assistant (PA) each as two bills to this effect tabled in the provincial assembly on April 24 were approved by the Economic, Business and Tourism Committee of the provincial assembly.

POKHARA, April 13: A Bill on Salaries and Allowances of Provincial Lawmakers endorsed by the Provincial Meeting of the Province 4 has laid down a provision according to which a leader of the party having ten percent seats can become chief whip.

POKHARA, March 27: In a provincial assembly meeting held on Monday, Province 4 proposed the monthly salaries and other perks for the chief minister (CM), speaker, deputy-speaker, ministers and office-bearers of the local units.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: A lawmaker will be receiving Rs 124,000 as a monthly salary and allowances after the meeting of parliament on Sunday endorsed the bill to provide perks and facilities to the office-bearers and members of the federal parliament with amendments.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Nepali Congress (NC) lawmaker Ram Ayodhya Prasad Yadav has demanded to increase the salary and allowances of lawmakers.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued mandamus order to the government to provide ample food ration and other allowances to prisoners.