Netanyahu Again?

March 11, 2020 09:01 am

TEL AVIV – Israel’s third electoral showdown in a year was not kind to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Even though his right-wing bloc of ultra-Orthodox and nationalist parties won more seats in parliament than the center-left bloc headed by former army chief Benny Gantz, he still lacks the parliamentary majority required to form a government. This result does not bode well for Israeli democracy.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Baskota has said that he stepped down from his post over moral grounds following the questions raised over him in connection to bribery bargaining with a local agent of a Swiss company for the procurement of security printing press for the government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Baskota has resigned from his post after being dragged into controversy following the leakage of an audio recording of a conversation between Minister Baskota and Swiss Company local agent Bijaya Prakash Mishra

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Nepal Civil Service Employee's Union (NCSEU), a sister wing of the main opposition party Nepali Congress, on Thursday condemned the abusive words used by the Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Baskota while addressing the government employees in a leaked audio recording of a conversation between Baskota and Swiss Company local agent Bijaya Prakash Mishra.

Traffic policemen held with bribe

February 9, 2020 12:19 pm

RUPANDEHI, Feb 9: Two traffic police officers were held by the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Butwal, with bribe on Friday.

SURKHET, Jan 24: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday caught the chairperson of Junichande rural municipality in Jajarkot district Krishna Bahadur KC red-handed with Rs 800,000 bribe money.

Bribery: A common practice in Province 5

December 13, 2019 07:56 am

RUPANDEHI, Dec 13: It has been found that government officials in Province 5 have been openly asking for bribes with the service-seekers.

Suspend CDO Rijal, CIAA instructs govt

December 11, 2019 09:57 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has asked the government to suspend Khagendra Rijal, chief district officer (CDO) of Dolakha, from his position immediately, saying that a bribery investigation against him is underway.

2 held on charge of bribery

October 26, 2019 09:53 am

BUTWAL, Oct 26: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has arrested two government employees from Butwal, Rupandehi on the charge of taking bribes from service-seekers.

The U.S. House of Representatives has launched an official impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, accusing him of violating the Constitution by seeking foreign help to smear Democratic rival Joe Biden. The rarely used procedure is spelled out in Article II, Section 4 of the Constitution, which stipulates that the president and other officers of government “shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanours.”

BARA, July 1: On June 27, the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Hetauda, arrested Aaspuran Kushwaha red handed while accepting bribe. Later, it was learnt that he was deployed by the section officer of the Planning Department of Prasauni Rural Municipality, Binod Yadav, to collect bribe from the consumer committee.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Former Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is set to be charged with several counts of bribery in the foreign visa system (VLN) case, Malaysian media reported on Tuesday.

No country for Palestinians

April 9, 2019 00:25 am

AMMAN – A bizarre election campaign is heating up in Israel. The incumbent Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, has become the first candidate in the country’s history to seek reelection while facing criminal indictments. Meanwhile, the most important topic—the occupation of the Palestinian territories—has not been mentioned, with candidates instead competing over who can be tougher on the Palestinians.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: On Friday, Dilip Basnet, 34, from Lagan, ward 21 of Kathmandu Metropolitan City, in a drunken state pushed a parked motorcycle down in KMC-32, Bagbazar. A police constable who was watching rushed to the site and started questioning Basnet. Basnet, who was aware of his actions by then, offered the police personnel a bribe of Rs 1,000 for letting him go.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: CIAA Commissioner Raj Narayan Pathak, who has been accused of taking a Rs 7.8 million bribe from an engineering college, resigned from his position on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The Judicial Council (JC) on Thursday formed a probe panel led by Supreme Court justice Hari Krishna Karki to probe into the bribery allegations against Kathmandu District Court (KDC) Judge Babukaji Baniya.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday filed a corruption case against District Government Attorney of Rupandehi, Kosh Hari Niroula, at the Special Court on the charge of bribery.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Neurosurgeon Prof Dr Dhruba Raj Adhikari, who was conferred with the Jewel of Nation award seven years ago, has resigned from Bir Hospital, protesting against "the culture of bribery and the compulsion to butter up a layers of officials for promotions."

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a case at the Special Court against Krishna Prasad Subedi, the Chief Administrative Officer of Tokha Municipality, who was arrested on the charge of taking Rs 100,000 bribe money.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has nabbed Chief of Metropolitan Police Circle Bouddha Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Shyam Kumar Rai with Rs 140,000 in bribe money this evening.

RAUTAHAT, June 6: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) arrested Suresh Das, section officer at District Administration Office, Sarlahi, for taking bribe of Rs. 50,000 from a service seeker.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: A team from the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Tuesday arrested Chudamani Chapagain, section officer of Bhaktapur Land Revenue Office, on the charge of receiving bribe from service seekers.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: A team from the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Tuesday arrested Chudamani Chapagain, section officer of Bhaktapur Land Revenue Office, on the charge of receiving a bribe from service seekers.

BERN, Oct 25:  Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, a Qatari soccer and television executive, was questioned Wednesday by Swiss investigators who say he bribed a FIFA official in a World Cup broadcasting rights deal.

KATHMANDU, September 7: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) today arrested three government employees red-handed taking a bribe.

BRASILIA, August 3: With his job on the line, President Michel Temer eked out a victory in a congressional vote over a bribery charge against him that has fueled angst and anger across Latin America’s largest nation.

KHOTANG, May 1: A first class non-gazetted employee with the District Hospital Khotang has been arrested for seeking kickbacks under the pretext of fixing a job of midwife.

ZURICH, April 30: FIFA Council member Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait is resigning from his soccer roles under pressure from allegations in an American federal court that he bribed Asian officials.

Three arrested on charges of bribery

April 22, 2017 08:13 am

CHITWAN, April 22: The District Administration Office (DAO) on Friday arrested two employees with the Land Reform Office, Bharatpur and one legal consultant on charges of seeking kickbacks from a service recipient.

Govt staffers held for bribery

February 23, 2017 20:02 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Thursday arrested three staffers of the Land Revenue Office, Bhaktapur on the charge of taking bribe from service seekers.

CIAA charges surveyor with bribery

January 31, 2017 09:40 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a case against Machakaji Maharajn, a surveyer at the Kalanki Survey Office, at the Special Court on charge of taking bribe from service seekers.

Surveyor arrested on charge of bribery

January 10, 2017 21:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Monday arrested Prem Chandra Jha, survey officer of Tikathali, Lalitpur, on charge of bribery.

CIAA charges surveyor of bribery

December 29, 2016 20:17 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The CIAA on Thursday filed a charge sheet against Ganga Prasad Sah, a surveyor at Survey Office, Bhairawha, on charge of bribery.

KATHMANDU, July 27: After exhausting all forms of standard techniques and investigation tools, Nepal Police decided to conduct polygraph test on twenty traffic police personnel who faced bribery allegations.