SC says travel ban on Bista unlawful

November 1, 2019 07:53 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: The Department of Immigration’s decision to bar former Maoist child solider Lenin Bista from travelling abroad was unlawful, the Supreme Court has ruled. Responding to a writ petition filed by Bista, a division bench of SC Justice Ananda Mohan Bhattarai and Kumar Regmi on Thursday said that the authorities concerned had breached laws and violated Bista’s fundamental rights by prohibiting him from travelling to Thailand.

DAMAK, Jhapa, Sept 15: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Co-chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal, addressing a gathering in the home district of Prime Minister KP Oli, who is also a co-chair of the party, has sought party members’ support to lead the newly-unified party single-handedly in the coming days.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Former Maoist child solider Lenin Bista wants the Government of Nepal to address the youth combatants' demand through social and economic packages based on the principle of social justice.