KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The National Association for Rural Municipalities in Nepal (NARMN), an umbrella organization of local bodies in the country, has decided to start lobbying the provincial governments to revise laws pertaining to service and facilities of local representatives.
KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Supreme Court on Friday directed the Federal Government not to pay monthly salary to people's representatives at the local levels across the country as it contravenes the constitution.
KATHMANDU, July 1: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA) had made it mandatory for local units across the country to unveil the budget before June 25. However, around 118 local units are yet to do so despite missing their deadline. The dispute between local representatives, lack of manpower and coordination between the officials have been learnt to be the major reasons behind the delay.
KATHMANDU, May 19: Two parallel administrative centers have been in existence for the past two years in Thulibheri Municipality of Dolpa, following a dispute among the local representatives over the center of the local unit.
SINDHULI, April 25: Local representatives in Sindhuli have blamed the hectic process and negligence from technical staff for the delay in the reconstruction of houses damaged by the ravaging earthquake of 2015.
SINDHULI, Oct 28: The misuse of government vehicles has emerged as a major concern with more local representatives and leaders using the government resources for their personal affairs even on public holidays.
KATHMANDU, Sept 9: A year has passed since local elections took place in most of the provinces. During this period, countless reports have surfaced about local representatives enmeshed in disputes, abuse of power, corruption, and chaotic offices. Amid these clouds of gloom are a few silver linings.
BIRATNAGAR, Aug 4: The very local representatives who were elected after promising to serve their constituencies are currently busy only serving themselves. While villages lack ambulances and other basic necessities, the local representatives are spending the taxpayers' money lavishly to fulfill their own selfish needs, such as cars and other luxuries.