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Corruption unabated during lockdown: CIAA

Kathmandu, May 8 The constitutional anti-corruption watchdog, Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, has said corruption seems to have continued unabated in the country during the lockdown imposed to control the coronavirus outbreak also. The commission’s spokesperson Pradeep Kumar Koirala says the number of complaints received during this period is slightly higher than […]

Nine lawmakers of ruling party against time limit for filing corruption cases

Kathmandu, February 18 Nine lawmakers of the ruling Nepal Communist Party have objected to a proposal that introduces a five-year time limit for filing corruption cases against government officials. The government has recently registered two bills to amend the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority Act and the Prevention of Corruption Act, introducing […]

Baluwatar land scam: Court asks CIAA why it spared ex-PMs Nepal and Bhattarai

Kathmandu, February 14 The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority to submit a written response on why it decided not to indict former prime ministers Madhav Kumar Nepal and Baburam Bhattarai for their alleged involvement in the notorious Baluwatar land scam. Responding to a writ petition filed […]

Baluwatar land scam: Petitioner demands CIAA to indict ex-PMs Nepal and Bhattarai also

Kathmandu, February 12 A senior advocate on Wednesday filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court demanding that the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority indict former prime ministers Madhav Kumar Nepal and Baburam Bhattarai also for their alleged involvement in the notorious Baluwatar land scam. Last week, the anti-corruption constitutional body had […]

Former bureaucrat who led Baluwatar land probe says CIAA decision disappointed him

Kathmandu, February 11 The former government secretary who led the team that revealed many plots of government land in Baluwatar of Kathmandu were sold to individuals has said he was disappointed by a recent decision of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority about the issue. Sharada Prasad Trital says the constitutional body […]

NRNA to pursue legal remedy over Baluwatar land

Kathmandu, February 9 The Non-Resident Nepali Association has said it will pursue a legal remedy against the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, which has indicted it among 65 persons and organisations demanding that the land they own in Baluwatar of Kathmandu be returned to the government. After concluding that several government officials […]