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Bhadra Sharma



Driving coffin vans a heartbreaking job

December 15, 2016 13:00 PM

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Three to four bodies of dead migrant workers arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport every day from the labor destination countries. The government spends millions having the bodies delivered to the homes of the deceased for last rites.

Demoralized CIAA

December 13, 2016 00:35 AM

If we are serious about controlling corruption there is no alternative to expanding CIAA’s mandate and letting it work independently

CIAA shelves 8 cases citing lack of evidence

December 7, 2016 05:39 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has put on hold the corruption complaints filed against eight prominent politicians and ex-bureaucrats, saying that evidence for the allegations could not be established in the course of investigations.

With transitional setups not ready, crisis looms in local governance

December 6, 2016 00:28 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: As the Local Bodies Restructuring Commission prepares to submit its report to the government next week, a serious crisis is likely to arise in local governance once the report is submitted.

CIAA files corruption case against APF ex-AIG Bhattarai

November 23, 2016 00:20 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The CIAA on Tuesday filed a corruption case against Rishav Dev Bhattarai, former Assistant Inspector General of the Armed Police Force (APF), on charge of accumulating properties through illegal means during his stay in office.

CIAA files corruption case against APF ex-AIG Bhattarai

November 22, 2016 21:15 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: The CIAA on Tuesday filed a corruption case against Rishav Dev Bhattarai, former Assistant Inspector General of the Armed Police Force (APF), on charge of accumulating properties through illegal means during his stay in office.

CIAA internal feud deepens as House delays impeachment motion

November 19, 2016 00:20 AM

KATHMANDU, NOV 19: Following the suspension of Lokman Singh Karki as chief of the CIAA, internal feuding between Karki and the new leadership of the anti-graft body has deepened, damaging the reputation of a key constitutional body.

Karki’s ‘parallel govt’ network in CIAA weakened

November 18, 2016 09:47 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: The new leadership of the CIAA, with support from other government agencies, has tried to dismantle the network set up by suspended CIAA chief Lokman Singh Karki for running the anti-graft body as a ‘parallel government’.

SC expedites hearings on Karki case

November 11, 2016 04:23 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: The Supreme Court (SC) has expedited court proceedings in cases filed against Lokman Singh Karki, the suspended chief the country's anti-graft body, indicating that the apex court is firm in resolving crucial cases against him soon.

SC gives Karki 7 days to appear in court for obstruction

November 9, 2016 01:20 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: In yet another blow to Lokman Singh Karki, suspended head of the CIAA, the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ordered him to appear before the court in person within seven days and furnish clarification in writing for obstructing the court from serving notice on him.

The CIAA saga

October 25, 2016 00:25 AM

The task of removing Lokman Singh Karki should not be equated with halting investigation into political corruption

Bargained away

October 5, 2016 00:15 AM

The ‘paper armies’ never materialized but Maoist leaders continued to collect their salary and perks for five years

Rebuilding mess

September 20, 2016 00:15 AM

In order to please their vote banks parties are making unrealistic promises to quake victims

Speak up

September 5, 2016 00:25 AM

In his three years in power, Karki has done nothing praiseworthy on corruption