CIAA Chief expresses concerns over institutionalisation of corruption

Kathmandu, December 9 The chief of Nepal’s anticorruption constitutional body says he is worried about the institutionalisation of corruption in the country. Navin Kumar Ghimire, the chief of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, says the government must be serious about controlling corruption. Speaking at a function organised on the occasion of International […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Various issues from sociocultural, political and socioeconomic sectors have been featured on the front pages of major Nepali and English broadsheets published from Kathmandu on Thursday. Among political affairs, internal meetings of ruling Nepal Communist Party and main opposition Nepali Congress have received significant attention from the newspapers. Likewise, meetings of some parliamentary committees including […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Wednesday have given priority to a host of issues from sociocultural, political and economic affairs. The dismissal of Sudurpashchim Provincial Minister for Social Development Dirgha Sodari has been covered on the front pages of most of the newspapers. Likewise, the appointment of first Additional Inspector […]

Municipal official held with Rs 100,000 bribe in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, October 14 A team deployed from the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority on Sunday arrested the Chief Executive Officer of Tokha Municipality, Krishna Prasad Subedi, with Rs 100,000 bribe amount. The team deployed by the anti-corruption constitutional body made the arrest at the municipal office in Kathmandu today. The Commission’s spokesperson […]

CIAA Chief says he won’t tolerate political interference

Pokhara, October 12 Chief of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Navin Kumar Ghimire has said that there will be no political colour in the anti-corruption actions of the CIAA. At an interaction programme organised by the Civil Society for Good Governance, Kaski on Thursday, the Chief Commissioner said that whoever […]

Nepal’s anti-corruption body demands authority to probe local govt, private sector’s irregularities

Kathmandu, October 4 Nepal’s constitutional anti-corruption body, Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, has demanded that laws governing it be amended so that the Commission gets more right to control corruption. The Commission says it has been unable to intervene into many complaints that it receives due to lack of rights to investigate […]