News February 2019

Overcoming Corruption and Impunity

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We need policies for development, rule of law and human security that can get results in spite of corruption and impunity. Political leaders, including Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli, have been talking about the ‘implementation of the constitution’. The ‘implementation’, however, is only about creating laws and new federal structures …

CIAA Commissioner Implicated in Corruption

News Analysis – June 2019

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Summary The US has been tightening its grip in the South Asian region alluring the countries with additional financial assistance. Nepal as a country in the South Asian region cannot remain unaffected of the US assertion and has already received a huge commitment under the MCC. However, Nepal should have …

Tools of Impunity and Political Control

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The recent appointments of five justices to the Supreme Court and 18 judges to the High Court display the extent to which our ‘democratic’ system has broken down. The media narrated how the government, the chief justice and the leader of the opposition colluded, resulting in the appointments of loyal …

K.P and C.K 11-point agreement

Social Roots of Authoritarianism

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We blame the prime minister’s ‘authoritarian’ tendencies for constricting the space of civil society, but we need to do some introspection. In the recent months, there are three observations to be made. Civil society and the political opposition is growing weaker, the incidences and magnitude of corruption are increasing and …

On a path of de-democratization

On a path of de-democratization

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While the anti-corruption drive appears to have picked up some speed in recent months, governance practices and policy making processes appear to indicate a process of de-democratization. The Supreme Court’s verdict capital gains tax during the transfer of Ncell’s ownership has been lauded by Nepali people, but the complicity in …

Federal Government – Employee Deployment

Federal Government – Employee Deployment

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Nepal is in its current phase of implementing federalism. The federal government does not have much interest to deploy bureaucrats in provincial and local level. The recent data shows that the demand of the employees do not meet the supply made by government in provincial and local government. Maximum numbers …

Corruption

Corruption

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Nepal this week had exploratory cases, which surprisingly, was solved in time with evident findings, given the pace of development of past cases. Cases regarding corruption, ineligibility, and ideological differences held government’s pace in development, resulting in unattended posts in the requisite governmental bodies. Government methods of controlling social media …

Two Third Majority

दुइ तिहाईले जन्माएको प्रश्नस् भित्रैबाट सिर्जित अस्थिरतालाई के गर्ने ?

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।१। राजनीतिक अस्थिरता र पटक पटक बदलिईरहने सरकारलाई हामीले नेपालको अव्यवस्था, भ्रष्टाचार र कुशासनको कारक मान्दै आएका छौं । राजनीतिक स्थायित्व र स्थिर सरकारकै चाहनाले गर्दा गत निर्वाचनमा धेरैले कम्युनिष्ट गठजोडलाई सहयोग पनि गरेका हुन् । नेपालको राजनीतिलाई अस्थिर बनाउन भारतको चलखेल मूख्य रूपमा देखिएको छ । त्यसपछि नेताहरूको आफ्नै …

CIAA Commissioner Implicated in Corruption

CIAA Commissioner Implicated in Corruption

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A commissioner at the CIAA appointment by the Nepali Congress government, Raj Narayan Pathak, resigned on February 16 after facing the prospect of impeachment for allegedly receiving bribes amounting to Rs 7.8 million for the case of an engineering college that also involved the former Chief Commissioner Lokman Singh Karki. …