KATHMANDU, April 23: Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Home Minister Bam Dev Gautam has said that there is no problem for any genuine Nepali citizen to get citizenship certificate in the country.
Taking strong exception that some sections of intelligentsia have been advocating an ‘uncalled–for issue’ of statelessness for their personal benefits and gain at the cost of national interest, DPM Gautam claimed that every bona fide Nepali national except any foreigner has full and equal access to citizenship in the country.
Justice Sah writes note of dissent, NBA voices dissatisfaction
KATHMANDU, April 22: Recommendations by the Judicial Council (JC) for filling vacant positions of permanent justices at the Supreme Court have drawn controversy. The JC on Tuesday recommended the names of eight chief judges at appellate courts for the vacant posts.
A meeting of the JC, which is headed by Chief Justice Damodar Prasad Sharma, recommended Baidyanath Upadhyaya, Gopal Parajuli, Deepak Raj Joshi, Govinda Upadhyaya, Om Prakash Mishra, Devendra Gopal Shrestha, Cholendra SJB Rana and Jagadish Sharma for the vacant SC posts.
KATHMANDU, April 22 : Demanding eight seats in the Constituent Assembly (CA) and representation of the Dalit community in the cabinet, the United National Dalit Rights Movement (UNDRM) has declared to stage protests.
A joint meeting of political parties, civil society, organizations, journalist, and social workers held on Tuesday has also forwarded a six-point demand that include leadership of the Dalit community on the Constitution Drafting Committee.