Mahara challenges court’s order with defence army of 30 lawyers

Former House Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has filed an appeal at the Patan High Court, challenging the Kathmandu District Court’s remand order against him over attempted rape allegations. Earlier this month, the Kathmandu... Read more »

Mahara and Alam’s cases indicate government seriousness about ‘lawbreakers’ – can we also be hopeful about reviving war-time crime cases?

It seems the Office of Attorney General and District Attorney’s Office are serious – yesterday, disgraced House Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara was remanded to judicial custody despite having one of the best... Read more »

Police arrest former Parliament Speaker Mahara

Immediate past Parliament speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has been arrested by police over the allegation of sexual harassment ahead of the country’s great festival, Dashain. A team of police from the Metropolitan... Read more »
L-R: Accuser/Victim Ms. Shahi, an employee of the Federal Parliament of Nepal, Mr. Mahara, ex-Speaker of the HoR, Mr. Shiwakoti, founder/editor of Hamra Kura

The Mahara Story: Accuser ‘retracts’ statement, journalist feels ‘threatened’, police to continue ‘investigation’

On Monday, a report by, an online news portal based in Kathmandu broke a story which took the nation by a storm – the report alleged that then House Speaker Krishna... Read more »

Speaker Mahara says freedom of press law ‘can be amended’

Lower House Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara on Thursday said some legal articles that limit the press freedom could be amended. Referring to the amendments of some laws on the Right to Information... Read more »