JANAKPUR, May 10: It has come to light that a man who sprinkled petrol on his wife and set her on fire three weeks ago wanted to kill her to save his illicit relations with his sister-in-law.

ITAHARI, April 26: Two days ago, 25-year-old Mukesh Rishidev of Chandwel, Inaruwa-7,  was murdered with a sharp weapon at his own home. Police have launched an investigation to find the perpetrators. According to police, the culprits had ripped off his head.

KATHMANDU, March 29: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority has filed a case against officer of the National Investigation Department, Bimal Khadka, at the Special Court on the charge of submitting fake academic certificate while joining the government service.

KATHMANDU, March 23: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday filed a corruption case against tax officer Man Prasad BK on the charge of amassing Rs. 18.2 million in unexplained wealth while in government service.

R Kelly walked out of a Chicago jail Monday after posting $100,000 bail that allows him to go free while awaiting trial on charges that he sexually abused four people dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. Hours earlier, the R&B star pleaded not guilty to the allegations after spending the weekend behind bars. He said little during the brief arraignment, telling the judge only his name. His lawyers spoke on his behalf.

Tears streamed down R. Kelly’s cheeks as a court official read a jury’s not guilty verdict to all 14 counts of child pornography at his 2008 trial in Chicago. The R&B superstar had successfully dodged up to 15 years in prison and likely financial ruin.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed the charge sheet at the Special Court against three government employees including secretary of the then Dummana VDC in Bhojpur district.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a case at the Special Court, Kathmandu against Chief of District Attorney Office, Rupandehi, Kosh Hari Niraula.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: A case has been filed against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Nepal Communist Party (NCP) chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) filed a bribery case on Tuesday against Surendra Thapa, joint attorney at Kaski High Court Government Attorney's Office, who was arrested by the anti-graft body on October 11 on the charge of taking bribe.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Claiming that news reports published in the Nagarik and Republica dailies about corruption and irregularities at the state-owned Sajha Prakashan Sahakari Sanstha Limited (SPSSL) have defamed him, then chairman and general manager of SPSSL Dolindra Prasad Sharma recently filed a libel case against Nepal Republic Media (NRM) Private Limited, at Kathmandu District Court.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Sunday filed a corruption case against three officials of the Land Revenue Office, Parasi, including an officer for forging the land ownership certificate of a piece of public land and selling it to a company.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has lodged a case against seven persons including some working in the District Land Revenue Office, Parasi on charge of selling the public land through forgery.

LONDON, Aug 3: A British court recognized Sharia law for the first time after a judge made a landmark ruling on a divorce case, which could have far reaching effects on Islamic marriage in the UK.

MADRID, July 29: Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno stressed the need on Saturday to find a solution to the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange which would protect his rights and would not create problems for Ecuador.

MADRID, July 28: Cristiano Ronaldo will be fined 3.2 million euros (2.82 million pounds)and sentenced to 24 months in prison, a sentence he is unlikely to serve, after settling a tax evasion case with Spanish tax authorities, the prosecutor said on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 24:Claiming that news reports published in Nagarik daily about the court proceedings on a defamation suit filed by the then Managing Director of Nepal Oil Corporation Gopal Khadka against Nagarik daily was defamatory, Khadka’s attorney-in-fact has filed a contempt of court case against Nagarik.

CHITWAN, July 12: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has opined for respecting the verdict of the Supreme Court (SC) on the Phujel incident.

Ed Sheeran is being sued for $100m (€85.6m) for allegedly plagiarising parts of Marvin Gaye's classic 'Let's Get It On' for his hit 'Thinking Out Loud'.

Bill aims to reduce SC case load

June 15, 2018 06:43 am

KATHMANDU, June 15: With the aim to reduce the case load of the Supreme Court, the government has brought a bill in parliament on Thursday to expand the jurisdiction of the Administrative Court (AC).

A case for crypto

June 12, 2018 00:30 am

Nepal’s apprehension on cryptocurrency stems from the notion that digital transaction could promote money laundering

KATHMANDU, June 5: Justice Kailash Prasad Subedi of Kathmandu District Court issued an order stating that he'd no longer see the case of Nepal Republic Media Pvt Ltd.

KATHMANDU, June 5: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has warned all the stakeholders concerned to refrain from making any controversial statement over the ongoing investigation into the 33-kg gold smuggling case.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Former chief of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Gopal Khadka, who tried to avoid final hearings in a defamation case by alleging kinship between the promoters and journalists of Nepal Republic Media Pvt Ltd and a judge at Kathmandu District Court (KDC), has ultimately failed to prove the kinship.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Supreme Court has denied issuing any interim order in a writ filed against the government proposal to grant amnesty to murder-convict leader Bal Krishna Dhungel.

BIRATNAGAR, May 24: District Court  Morang is to continue  hearing testimony on Thursday from Chudamani Upreti aka Gore, who was allegedly involved in the case of the smuggling 33 kg of gold   and murder of Sanam Shakya.

KATHMANDU, May 22: Chudamani Upreti alias Gore, the main accused of the 33 kg gold smuggling case, has been made public after arrest.

KATHMANDU, May 18: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday lodged a case in the Special Court against Acting Director of Nardevi Ayurveda Hospital Dr Ramdev Yadav.

BHAKTAPUR, May 9: A youth proved guilty in a rape case has been sentenced eight years in prison.

BIRATNAGAR, May 8:Police have recorded statements of 27 suspects involved in the smuggling of 33 kg gold and murdering Sanam Shakya.

MORANG, May 4: Morang District Court has selected a judge for conducting hearings in the multi-billion rupee gold smuggling case through a drawing of lots.

BIRATNAGAR, May 3: The Office of District Attorney (ODA), Morang, has filed a case in the infamous 33 kg gold smuggling case, accusing 63 people including six police officials of racketeering, gold smuggling, kidnapping and murder.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Supreme Court has issued an order to present amicus curiae at the court for the constitutional test of the impeachment proposal against then Chief Justice Sushila Karki registered at the Parliament Secretariat.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Nepal Police central command had sanctioned a covert operation which allowed a special squad to reach a fake settlement with mastermind of the 33 kg gold smuggling case, an alleged phone conversation between the officials concerned shows.

Weak case against China

April 30, 2018 00:18 am

The case made by the USTR is an embarrassing symptom of a scapegoat mentality that has turned America into a nation of whiners

KATHMANDU, April 27: The high-level investigation committee formed by the Home Ministry to probe the smuggling of 33 kilograms of gold through  Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) is likely to summon former chief of Nepal Police Prakash Aryal to record his statement.

BARDIYA, April 24: A rape case has been filed against District Education Officer (DEO) Gyanmani Nepal.

DANG, April 21: Babai Rural Municipality office recently extracted mines from over six rivers in the region. The existing laws allow local bodies to use local resources for development, but there certainly are some guidelines.

KATHMANDU, April 17: The House of Representatives, Regulations Drafting Committee is doing home work to incorporate in the regulation the provision on automatic suspension of the post of Member of Parliament if a criminal case is filed against the MP or if the lawmaker is taken into custody for investigation.

KATHMANDU, April 17: The House of Representatives, Regulations Drafting Committee is doing home work to incorporate in the regulation the provision on automatic suspension of the post of Member of Parliament if a criminal case is filed against the MP or if the lawmaker is taken into custody for investigation.

RAJASTHAN, April 7: Bollywood actor Salman Khan was granted bail by a Jodhpur sessions court on Saturday, two days after he was convicted in a 20-year-old case of poaching blackbucks.

NEW DELHI, April 5: A Jodhpur trial court today convicted Salman Khan, while acquitting other accused in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case.

KATHMANDU, March 28: A case filed against the Bhaktapur District Football Association—which had affected the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) elections—was withdrawn on Tuesday.

Death sentence sought in rape case

March 27, 2018 17:12 pm

HETAUDA, Mar 27: Speaking during the special hour of today's Provincial Assembly meeting of Province 3 in Hetauda, the PA members demanded death sentence to the guilty in a girl rape case.

NUWAKOT, Mar 23: A local level representative here has been convicted in the women trafficking case and handed a 37-year jail sentence.

KATHMANDU, March 23: The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered its own administration to clarify why it had earlier refused to register a contempt of court case brought against the then chief justice Gopal Parajuli.

KOLKATA, Mar 10: The ugly spat between Indian pacer Mohammed Shami and his wife Hasin Jahan took a dramatic turn on Friday after the police registered an FIR against the pacer and four members of his family.

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: The Supreme Court on Tuesday referred a contempt of court case against Kantipur publications to the full bench considering the serious nature of the case.

The curious case of Anil Sah

March 6, 2018 09:14 am

KATHMANDU, March 6: Anil Kumar Sah, the Kalaiya-born all-rounder, is one of the many modern prototypes who came to national limelight when no selection-level cricket was going on in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, March 5: A case was filed against government employees, citing violation of norms in the reconstruction of the Ranipokhari, the historic pond situating at the heart of Kathmandu.