The CIAA has failed us

September 15, 2020 18:40 pm

This is the question people ask when the country’s anti-corruption watchdog fails on its duty to control corruption. They ask this when they see that the highest anti-graft body is being selective in its prosecution, sparing those with nexus to power centers, and witch-hunting those with minor cases of bribery. This is the question people ask when the corruption cases peak and yet the proven and suspected corrupt walk freely, when their corruption related deeds are not even investigated. We ask this question in this space with the hope and expectation that the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) lives up to its mandate, and that it emerges active and strong to combat corruption which is rampant from the center to the periphery.

KATHMANDU, July 31: It has been stressed that media persons should maintain ethics and credibility while discharging their duties under any circumstances.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Communication Registrar Office under the Province 3 government on Friday held an interaction in the capital on challenges and opportunities of online media in Nepal.

Capacity for credibility

September 24, 2019 01:05 am

Capacity determines credibility. In the case of government, credibility depends on its governing capacity, which is determined by its ability to better engage and serve citizens while being more efficient and accountable. According to experts of public policy and administration, there are four critical components of the governing capacity of a state.

Credibility in question

August 2, 2018 00:30 am

The NHRC’s Maleth report tends to justify use of force by law enforcement agencies. It goes against human rights norms and standards

PARSA, June 22: Province 2 Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut has urged media to play a positive role for the causes of social transformation and positive changes in the society.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an interlocutory stay order in favor of businessman Ajaya Raj Sumargi, allowing him to use Rs 2 billion which was transferred from a foreign bank and subsequently frozen by Nepal Rastra Bank.

JANAKPUR, Jan 17: Very few cases of rape and sexual abuses reach to the court in Madhes. Most vulnerable to such abuses are victims from the poor financial background.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Election experts have said that a series of compromises made by the Election Commission (EC) over enforcement of the election code of conduct has raised a question mark over the credibility of the constitutional election body.