Congress lays claim to Bagmati chief minister seat

https://kathmandupost.com/politics/2021/10/11/congress-lays-claim-to-bagmati-chief-minister-seat The newly-formed CPN (Unified Socialist), a splinter of the CPN-UML, was considering not joining the government when the coalition partners were bargaining hard for ‘powerful’ ministries days before the Cabinet expansion. The party wanted for itself the defence ministry, which other coalition partners were also staking claim to. However, the party agreed to give… Continue reading Congress lays claim to Bagmati chief minister seat

Minister position for non-parliamentarian ‘close to’ chief justice causes uproar

https://kathmandupost.com/politics/2021/10/09/minister-position-for-non-parliamentarian-close-to-chief-justice-causes-uproar Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s decision to appoint Gajendra Bahadur Hamal, a district level leader of his party, Nepali Congress, a minister has created quite an uproar. Hamal is one of the 18 ministers appointed by Deuba on Friday, almost three months after he assumed office on July 13. Deuba gave the full shape… Continue reading Minister position for non-parliamentarian ‘close to’ chief justice causes uproar

Former NAC Chief Chaturvedi found dead – myRepublica

https://myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com/news/former-nac-chief-chaturvedi-found-dead/ MR

As chief justice comes under scrutiny, concerns grow if the rot has set in

https://kathmandupost.com/national/2021/10/05/as-chief-justice-comes-under-scrutiny-concerns-grow-if-the-rot-has-set-in Nepal’s judiciary has often courted controversy, despite it having its own glorious past. In recent years, the Supreme Court has been criticised for becoming a hotbed of corruption—even an internal report prepared by one of its justices says so—and a recruitment centre for political parties. Appointments of justices under political quota have become a… Continue reading As chief justice comes under scrutiny, concerns grow if the rot has set in