JANAKPUR, Sept 9: Dilip Kumar Sah, a member of Province 2 assembly, is to face suspension for polygamy. His suspension follows a suggestion by the Office of Chief Attorney to the Speaker of the provincial assembly to suspend lawmaker Sah for polygamy, citing the high court's recent verdict.
Supreme Court (SC) has ordered not to arrest actor Shilpa Pokhrel immediately who has been charged of polygamy. A single bench of Cholendra Shumsher JBR, chief justice of SC on Sunday, ordered not to arrest Shilpa.
KATHMANDU, August 1: Although the law strictly prohibits polygamy, the practice of polygamy is common in the Karnali state. In most of the districts of Karnali state, the number of polygamous marriages has increased drammatically.
CHITWAN, July 6: Chitwan has recorded 53 incidents of human rights violation in the past six months alone, a slightly increase as compared to the same period last year, according to a half yearly report made public by the Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) amid a programme here on Friday.
ROLPA, March 5: Sirmaya Pun, 50, is not happy. Poverty, loneliness and poor health define her life, she says. Child marriage coupled with her husband’s second marriage largely led to her present condition. “When I got married to him, both of us were underage. That was perhaps not a good decision. But then, if he had not brought another woman home, I would still be in a better position,” she stated.
KATHMANDU, Feb 21: If a draft of the Criminal Code revised by a parliamentary panel is endorsed by the full House, a polygamous man or a polyandrous woman could get a jail term of up to five years and a fine of Rs 50,000.