KATHMANDU, Aug 3: As part of efforts to make the process of appointing commissioners for the transitional bodies (TJ) acceptable to all, the recommendations committee formed by the government is to consult stakeholders including the government itself and finalize the relevant laws before recommending any names for commissioners. International rights bodies and the conflict victims have called for suspending the ongoing commissioners' recommendations process and for first ensuring that the law is in place to ensure justice for the victims.
KATHMANDU, March 16: The Transitional Justice (TJ) bodies are likely to be left without any commissioners, at least for a certain period after mid-April, given the government’s delay in forming a recommendations committee as provisioned by law. Mid-April is when the terms of the commissioners expire.
KATHMANDU, September 2: Election Commissioners have left for the various districts of the Province-2 for monitoring all aspects of the election including the overall status of preparation, logistics management, abidance of the election code of conduct and the security arrangements among others.
KATHMANDU, April 23: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has begun consultation with the officials of the Election Commission regarding the reasons behind local polls in two phases aimed at ensuring the participation of maximum parties in election.
RAJBIRAJ, March 8: On account of Saptari incident that left three killed in police firing on Monday, cadres of the protesting United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) today smashed the house of Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhi Prasad Yadav.
KATHMANDU, March 2: Tensions ran high at the Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday after election commissioners and government ministers had a heated debate regarding the election code of conduct that has been brought into force for the upcoming local elections.
KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Commissioners at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) are voicing contradictory views at a time when less than 15 days remain in the TRC’s original tenure of two-years and 57,753 complaints from conflict victims are still pending with it.
KATHMANDU, Nov 17: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court arguing that four commissioners of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority are ineligible for their posts. The petitioner has aruged that the four are also ineligible for their posts just like the suspended chief of the anti-graft body, Lok Man Singh Karki.
KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The task of restructuring the local units under the new federal system is getting tougher as members of the commission formed to restructure the local units are divided over considering Ilakas as a basis for the restructuring. As a result, the commission has not been able to come up with a new number of local units to be created even after continuous deliberations for the past three days.
KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Commissioners at the Local Level Restructuring Commission expressed strong dissatisfaction over government move of asking it to take previous area units (ilakas) as the main basis for restructuring.
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.