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Explainer: What is Raj Narayan Pathak bribery case all about?

Until last week, Raj Narayan Pathak was a little-heard name in Nepali politics. Very few people knew that he was in line to become the chief of the constitutional anti-corruption body, Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), after next few months. However, before Pathak’s potential promotion to the top position, he was […]

Kamal Thapa demands CIAA authorised to probe Cabinet decisions

Kathmandu, February 17 Rastriya Prajatantra Party chairman Kamal Thapa has demanded that the anti-corruption constitutional body, Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, be authorised to investigate into decisions made by the Council of Ministers as well. Likewise, the Commission be authorised to investigate into corruption cases of the Nepal Army and the judiciary, […]

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 […]