KATHMANDU, March 20: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority started interrogating its own former commissioner, Raj Narayan Pathak, on Tuesday, over allegations of his involvement in a bribery scandal involving millions.
Raj Narayan Pathak, one of the commissioners at Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), who resigned on Friday, has defamed the country, and our anti-corruption watchdog, the institution people look up to for corruption control, in many ways.
KATHMANDU, Feb. 15: Commissioner of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Raj Narayan Pathak, who stepped down from the post earlier today on moral grounds, has admitted that he received a bribe from the management committee official of an engineering college in Bhaktapur in return for promising to resolve an ownership row in his favor.
CHITWAN, June 22: Chief Information Commissioner, Krishnahari Baskota, has spoken of the need of establishing information commissions in all seven provinces to ensure the people's right to information (RTI).
KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Just days ahead of the second phase elections of the federal and provincial elections, CPN Maoist (center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday signed an agreement with the victims of the infamous Badarmude massacre in violation of the election code of conduct. As per the agreement, the families of the deceased and injured would be provided employment or allowances on need basis and a memorial will be constructed in 2/5 acre of land.
KATHMANDU, July 7: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said that the Election Commission (EC) is reviewing and assessing the managerial woks of the first and second phases of the local level polls.
KATHMANDU, May 6: United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has condemned moves to impeach the Chief Justice Sushila Karki, warning that such actions suggest a concerted attempt by the government to undermine the independence of the judiciary.
KATHMANDU, Jan 16 : Suman Adhikari lost his father Muktinath Adhikari 15 years ago when the rebel CPN (Maoist) murdered him brutally in Lamjung. Since then, Suman has been fighting for justice. He has been questioning the state as well as the then rebels.
KATHMANDU, Dec 14: As the local restructuring commission is working to finalize the number and boundaries of local units in the eight districts of Province 2 on its own citing non-cooperation from various political parties, a member of the commission Sunil Ranjan Singh, who also works as the in-charge for Province 2 in the commission, has said he is mulling over quitting the responsibility as in-charge.
KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Two days have shot by since the Chief Commissioner of the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Lokman Singh Karki was suspended from the post after an impeachment motion against him was registered at the Parliament Secretariat.But according to the CIAA official website, he is still the Chief Commissioner.
KATHMANDU, July 22: The Good Governance and Monitoring Committee of the Legislature-Parliament has directed all the Commissioners including the Chief Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Lokman Singh Karki to appear at the Parliamentary committee office on Sunday.