KATHMANDU, June 27: It has emerged that the land mafia created fake tenants to illegally grab Lalita Niwas land, as the three-generation identities of nearly five dozen individuals involved could not be established.

KATHMANDU, May 25: The Supreme Court on Friday summoned several government authorities to attend the apex court on Sunday in order to participate in a hearing on whether or not to issue stay order against the government's preparations to pardon jailed murder convict Balkrishna Dhungel, a former Maoist leader.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Supreme Court (SC) has summoned the government in the case of Maoist leader Bal Krishna Dhungel whether he should be given amnesty.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The Asia-Pacific regional office of the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) has summoned Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) Chairman Sanjeev Thapa and NRCS Earthquake Response Operation head Umesh Prasad Dhakal to inquire about the organization's alleged involvement in gross misuse of earthquake relief fund

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: The Supreme Court on Tuesday referred a contempt of court case against Kantipur publications to the full bench considering the serious nature of the case.

SC summons Kantipur

February 26, 2018 03:15 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The Supreme Court on Sunday summoned Kantipur Publications officials in relation to a contempt of court case.

NC summons CWC meeting for Thursday

January 17, 2018 03:30 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has summoned the party's central working committee meeting for Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: In a dramatic new development, police on Monday arrested Dr Govinda KC, who had started his 14th fast-unto-death, against a recent apex court verdict  reinstating sacked dean of Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine (IOM) Shashi Sharma.

SC summons govt over EC letter to parties

December 30, 2017 01:38 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The Supreme Court on Friday summoned government authorities to discuss whether to issue stay a stay order against a recently issued letter of the Election Commission to various political parties.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Acting on a writ petition, the Supreme Court on Friday directed the Election Commission (EC) and the returning officers to submit votes cast in the elections and other documents in relation to parliamentary elections in Sankhuwasabha.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The Supreme Court on Tuesday summoned the Election Commission and the District Election Office Sarlahi to attend the apex court for hearing on Wednesday to discuss the EC's cancellation of candidacy of Shivapujan Ray Yadav from Constituency No 4, Sarlahi District.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: The government has called Chief District Officer of Udayapur, Chandraman Shrestha to the Ministry of Home Affairs after security negligence in the district. Pradip Raj Kandel succeeds Shrestha as the district's new CDO.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The Election Commission (EC) has summoned Željana Zovko, chief of the European Union Observation Mission to Nepal, after a local election office recommended action against the mission's observers deployed in the far-western region of the country on charge of breaching the poll observation code.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The Medical Education Probe Commission (MEPC) has summoned the top officials of Tribhuvan University (TU) and Kathmandu University (KU) for ‘further investigations’.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Former officials of the Tax Clearance Commission, Chudamani Sharma and Lumbadhoj Mahat, who have been facing corruption allegation at the Special Court, have received the court summons after repeated attempts to face the charges.

RPP summons emergency CWC meet

August 15, 2017 15:30 pm

KATHMANDU, August 15: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has summoned an emergency meeting of the central working committee (CWC) for August 18.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Legislature-Parliament has started investigating the alleged irregularities in Sajha Prakashan. Following a series of news reports on the irregularities taking place in Sajha Prakashan in Republica and Nagarik dailies, the parliamentary panel has summoned the Sajha Prakashan officials concerned for discussions on Friday, according to PAC officials. “We have called education secretary Shanta Bahadur Shrestha and Dolindra Prasad Sharma, chairperson and general manager (GM)of Sajha Prakashan tomorrow,” said Ram Hari Khatiwada, a member of PAC. “I wonder what the ministries are doing by not taking action against the corrupt people!” he said.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: The Medical Education Probe Commission 2017 has summoned the former Nepal Medical Council (NMC) officials, who were involved in increasing the enrolment quota at medical colleges, for further investigation.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Two days after the cabinet took a decision to recover capital gains tax (CGT) on sale of shares in Ncell from Swedish telecommunication firm TeliaSonera, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the parliament on Friday summoned Finance Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara and Finance Secretary Shanta Raj Subedi to inquire why such a decision was taken.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: At a time when the political parties are at odds over the constitution amendment bill, President Bidya Devi Bhandari has summoned the top leaders of the major five political parties for discussions.

Speaker summons seven-party meeting

December 25, 2016 14:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar has summoned a meeting of seven political parties including the major three for Monday in a bid to forge a consensus on lifting the obstruction at parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called an all party meeting at Sheetal Niwas on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The CPN-UML has summoned the Parliamentary Party (PP) meeting of the party on Wednesday after the government registered a seven-point constitution amendment proposal amidst protest by the party.

SC summons Karki over contempt of court

November 8, 2016 15:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Acting on a contempt of court case, the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday summoned the suspended Chief Commissioner at the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lokman Singh Karki.

CIAA summons Maoists over cantonment funds

September 17, 2016 00:40 am

KATHMANDU, Sep 17: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has summoned leaders and other members of the ruling CPN (Maoist Center) to investigate into the alleged irregularities at Maoist cantonments.

KATHMANDU, July 23: The Good Governance and Monitoring Committee of the parliament on Friday instructed Chief Commissioner Lokman Singh Karki and other officials of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) to appear at the committee on Sunday to discuss on the CIAA's intervention in the entrance exam of Kathmandu University School of Medicine.

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.

KATHMANDU, July 20: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has taken stock of the health condition of Dr Govinda KC who is on fast-unto-death since 11 days with demands of improvements in medical and health sectors.

NC summons CWC meeting for Tuesday

July 17, 2016 00:00 am

KATHMANDU, July 18: After facing fear criticisms for failing to work as per the party’s statute even after four months of the General Convention, Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deub has called the meeting of Central Working Committee (CWC) of the party for Tuesday.

KATH MANDU, July 9: At the time when there are talks about a change in the government, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called a meeting of ruling partners on Saturday.