Nirmala and mother’s DNA match

The blood sample collected from Durga Devi Panta, mother of 13 years old murdered teenager Nirmala Panta, to cross verify her DNA with her murdered daughter, has matched with the DNA sample... Read more »

Dr Govinda Kc postpones hunger strike

Dr Govinda KC has postponed his 16th hunger strike, following the government’s assurance to endorse the proposed Medical Education Bill. The ruling Nepal Communist Party and the opposition Nepali Congress however are... Read more »

151 days since justice has been delayed

Sunday, the 23rd of December marked 150 days since the death after rape of a 13 year old girl in Kanchanpur District, Nepal. The 150 days have been a witness to a... Read more »

UN special rapporteur says ‘Nirmala’ a test case for Nepal, and much more

Concluding her 10 day visit to Nepal, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women Dubravka Simonovic on Thursday spoke of a myriad of issues, the most important take away being the case... Read more »

MRR initiates ‘justice campaign’ for Nirmala Panta

Remember waking up to PM Oli’s face the other day? Like we said in an earlier article – it could backfire. Well, it has. Activists of a Facebook page by the name... Read more »
Venue of sit-in protest in Kanchanpur

Nirmala Panta’s parents sit-in protest redraws attention to case

Frustrated with the inability of the authorities’ to provide their daughter justice, the parents of Nirmala Panta initiated a 24 hour sit-in protest in front of the District Administration Office, Kanchanpur from... Read more »

Parents of Nirmala begin ‘sit-in’ protest until justice delivered

Parents of Nirmala Panta, Yagya Raj Panta (father) and Durga Devi (mother) after having appealed for justice for their daughter to a police constable of the police department, to the Prime Minister... Read more »

Nirmala Panta Rape Case: Govt to take action against SP Bista

The decision to take departmental action against SP Dilli Raj Bista will be taken within a couple of days, according to top government sources who said the officer was visibly negligent in... Read more »

Nirmala Panta Investigation report raises more questions than provide answers

The government yesterday made public the ‘investigation report’ submitted by the high level probe committee. All fingers, as said earlier, point to the inefficiency and carelessness by the district police handling the... Read more »

NC’s Student Wing shut down Kanchanpur, demand Nirmala’s culprit be arrested

Protesting against the inability of the government to arrest the culprit behind the murder and rape of 13 year old Nirmala Panta from Kanchanpur, members of Kanchanpur’s Nepal Student Union have shut... Read more »