Ex-Maoist Soldier attempts suicide at home minister’s office

Former Maoist combatant made a suicide attempt inside the home minister’s office on Wednesday– the day which marked the 12th anniversary of the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Accord (CPA). Kul Prasad... Read more »

Campaign against alcoholism necessary: Home Minister Thapa

Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has insisted on the need of a campaign against social evils like drugs abuse, alcoholism and violence against girls and women. Speaking at an interaction programme on... 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 Rape Case: High-level committee to present report today

The high-level committee formed to probe Nirmala Panta rape and murder case is set to present its report to Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa on Tuesday. According to the committee’s coordinator joint... Read more »

Kanchanpur investigation in final stage: Home Minister

Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa ‘Badal’ said, the Kanchanpur investigation has reached its final phase. Thapa stressed that government is seriously taking the case of Nirmala Panta while addressing the National Assembly... Read more »

Nirmala Panta rape case: Resigned probe members ‘rejoins’

Birendra KC, a member of the government panel  investigating the rape and murder of a teenage girl has agreed to return to the panel two days after resigning. KC, under secretary at... Read more »

Nirmala Panta Rape Case: Home ministry probe committee member quits

A member of the high level investigation committee formed by the Home Ministry toprobe the rape and subsequent murder of 13-year-old NirmalaPanta of Kanchanpur resigned on Monday. Committee member and under-secretary at... Read more »

Kanchanpur rape case: SP Bista suspended

Home Ministry has directed Police Headquarters to suspend Superintendent (SP) Dilliraj Bista, who was recalled from Kanchanpur following a rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Pant. Ministry Spokesperson Ram Krishna Subedi informed... Read more »

‘Bhaktapur encounter not staged’ – Home Minister Thapa

Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa while addressing the media at Bharatpur Airport has said the Bhaktapur encounter of two kidnappers was not staged, and that they were shot dead during an exchange... Read more »

Investigation deadline expires-33kg Gold Smuggling Probe

The deadline of the taskforce formed to probe the 33kg gold smuggling case and subsequent murder of Sanam Shakya, an alleged gold carrier, has expired. Earlier on March 24, the government had... Read more »