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Police kill gangster Pun in Devdaha shootout, by Manish Gautam and Ghanashyam Gautam (kp 22/02/2018)

Police constable and journalist injured in Pokhara IED blast (kp 21/02/2018)

Chand-led Maoists hurl bomb at moving bus, dozens injured  (rep 21/02/2018)

Rape accused man on the run (kp 20/02/2018)

Why #rageagainstrape?, by Shiksha Risal (rep 20/02/2018)

No toilets for Dalits in ODF Rukum, by Ganesh BK (20/02/2018)

Locals terrorized after abducted son of ward chief killed, by Kiran Man Bajracharya (rep 19/02/2018), Missing boy found dead in Kapilvastu, by Manoj Poudel (kp 20/02/2018)

Two men rape girl, 16, in Bajura: Villagers threatened to kill us if we filed a police case, said the victim’s father. They prevented us from filing a police complaint at the district headquarters, he said (kp 18/02/2018)

Electricity theft down in Lalitpur (kp 18/02/2018)

Suspicious foreigners under police surveillance (kp 18/02/2018)

4 rapes reported in different parts of country: Three victims below 13 years; Cousin rapes and murders 11-year-old girl; Saptari police arrests a 12-year-old boy after a two-year-old is raped  on Thursday (kp 17/02/2018), Man arrested for raping, killing cousin (ht 17/02/2018), Man accused of raping child escapes, police accused of collusion, by Madan Thakur (rep 17/02/2018)

Child marriage still rampant although illegal, by Ram Saran Tamang (rep 17/02/2018)

Mentally-challenged man forced in shed since four decades, by Maheshwor Chamling Rai (rep 17/02/2018)

Waiting and waiting: Conflict victims have been demanding a fair investigation, but it is nowhere in sight, by Ram Kumar Bhandari (kp 16/02/2018)

Girl raped, police blamed for letting of perpetrator (ht 16/02/2018)

Child rape accused bribes victim’s mum to lie in court, by Shiva Puri (kp 15/02/2018)

Cases of violence against women decreasing in Bhaktapur district (ht 15/02/2018)

Illicit network businesses thriving by selling illicit drugs, by Raju Adhikari (rep 15/02/2018)

Cases of sexual violence increasing (kp 14/02/2018)

Assailants attack Ncell towers (kp 14/02/2018)

Six-year-old found dead (ht 14/02/2018)

Single women in Rolpa facing domestic, social violence (ht 13/02/2018)

No safe zones for women; Chronic anxiety of sexual harassment in public transport narrows down socio-economic prospects of women, by Biranchi Poudyal and Samikshya Thapa (rep 13/02/2018)

118 kg illegal gold bust in six years (kp 13/02/2018)

Morang police free three men from abductors, by Deo Narayan Sah (kp 13/02/2018)

Five held for abducting Indian nationals (ht 13/02/2018)

Police in Kathmandu and Itahari tried to obstruct access to justice, interview with Gita Upreti (kp 12/02/2018)

Two Nepali Army men among three held with rhino horns (ht 12/02/2018)

No one owns explosion at UKHP (ht 12/02/2018)

Four held for running hundi racket (ht 12/02/2018)

Smuggling of Indian chicken rife in Siraha, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 12/02/2018)

TJs begin new term with little hope for result, by Binod Ghimire (kp 11/02/2018)

11-year-old girl raped, suspect absconding (ht 11/02/2018)

Police arrest rape accused in India (kp 11/02/2018)

Schoolchildren at high risk of online sexual abuse (ht 11/02/2018)

Interpol India hands over murder convict to Nepal (ht 10/02/2018)

Not pushed around anymore: A young school girl from a remote Nepali village dares to take a molester to court, by Sahina Shrestha (nt 09/02/2018)

Hunger for justice: Ganga Maya Adhikari refuses to give up her struggle for justice, by Makenzie Stallo (nt 09/02/2018)

Everest Hotel chair held (kp 09/02/2018)

Unsafe and insecure: Recent media disclosures of police complicity with rape perpetrators tells a lot about our society (kp 08/02/2018), Crime and clarity: The police must institutionally do away with the current iniquitous practice of finding a compromise solution over rape, by Deepak Thapa (kp 08/02/2018), ‘Grave mishandling of rape case', by Manish Gautam (kp 09/02/2018)

UML dumped me: blast victim, by Pawan Yadav (kp 08/02/2018)

Man attempts to burn wife to death, by Santosh Singh (kp 08/02/2018)

Rights groups demand justice for 14-year-old rape victim in Itahari (kp 07/02/2018)

Dharan police investigates abduction, rape of student (kp 07/02/2018)

Rights chair slams delay in war-era cases probe: Tenures of TJ mechanisms extended by another year (kp 06/02/2018)

Criminalize conflict-era torture and enforced disapperaces: NHRC (rep 06/02/2018)

Govt staff killed during 10-year insurgency declared martyrs, by Roshan S. Nepal (ht 06/02/2018)

Teenager rapes 3-year-old girl: Two girls gang-rapedl (kp 05/01/2017)

Birgunj capital demand enters 32nd day: Protesters burn tyres and damage vehicles, by Bhushan Yadav and Shankar Acharya (kp 05/02/2018)

Police arrest main accused in Lalu Khan shooting (kp 03/02/2018)

NHRC panel to probe Durbarmarg gang rape case (kp 01/02/2018), Victim changes her statement (kp 02/02/2018), Durbarmarg gang rape: Suspension recommended for Inspector Thakuri (kp 03/02/2018), Process on to suspend Inspector: HQ (ht 04/02/2018), Police fail to trace suspects’ whereabouts (ht 10/02/2018)

Police arrest four suspects in Bhaktapur robbery case (kp 01/02/2018)

17 sent to judicial custody for illegal medical practice (ht 01/02/2018)

Ganga Maya on another death fast (kp 31/01/2018)

Police HQ probes officers for refusing rape victim’s plaint (kp 31/01/2018), Police inspector under scannerAccused of taking bribe to let ‘gang-rapists’ off the hook (ht 31/01/2018)

The world watches: Transitional justice bodies are being criticised for delays but bulk of blame lies with parties (kp 31/01/2018)

Security guard held over murder of colleague (kp 31/01/2018)

17 held on charges of practising medicine illegally (kp 30/01/2018)

Fourteen-year-old thrashed in police custody (ht 30/01/2018)

Oli moots one-time amnesty to money launderers (ht 30/01/2018) [???], Oli for legalizing 'underground money': Repeated statements from would-be prime minister indicate incoming government's lenient  attitude, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 30/01/2018) [Politicians and criminals are a mutually supportive community!!]

Whereabouts of missing schoolboy still unknown (ht 29/01/2018)

Fugitive robber ‘Tike’ hurt in police crossfire (kp 28/01/2028)

Youths take initiative in fight against crime (ht 28/01/2018)

CIB steps up crackdown on traffickers (ht 27/01/2018), Call to end human trafficking in the guise of foreign employment (ht 27/01/2018)

TRC asks govt, parties not to meddle in war-era incidents, by Binod Ghimire (kp 27/01/2018)

Two elected representatives thrashed (ht 27/01/2018)

Cultural rights and wrongs: How many more women must die before defining how far Chhaupadi is acceptable?, by Prakash Budha Magar (kp 26/01/2018), Chill adds to woes of menstruating women (ht 26/01/2018)

Body of minor girl found (ht 26/01/2018)

TRC, CIEDP ‘in dilemma’ on term extension, by Roshan S. Nepal (ht 26/01/2018)

Dozens, including 38 blast victims, declared martyrs (ht 26/01/2018) [??]

SC decision to jail me influenced by media, activists: Dhungel (rep 26/01/2018) [????????]

Human rights watch: TRC and CIEPD have done very little to earn the victims’ families respect and goodwill (kp 25/01/2018)

Minor girls employed in entertainment industry (25/01/2018)

Family held hostage in Bhaktapur, robbed of cash and jewellery (kp 25/01/2018)

CIEDP for Rs 2m in compensation: Proposes the sum to Peace Ministry as relief for each family of the disappeared, by Binod Ghimire (kp 24/01/2018)

International community calls for ‘credible’ TJ process (kp 24/01/2018)

Eight-year-old murdered in cold blood (kp 24/01/2018)

Main shooter in Gauchan murder case arrested (kp 24/01/2018), Court sends nine suspects to prison, one more nabbed (ht 24/01/2018)

CIEDP, NEFAD deliberate collaboration, by Roshan S. Nepal (ht 23/01/2018)

Diffusion notice against former DIG Silwal (ht 23/01/2018)

Police fail to nab gold smuggling kingpins (ht 21/01/2018)

Nepal Police mobilises all units to arrest Manange (ht 21/01/2018) [Why not long before the elections?], Police still clueless about Manange: Ex-AIG of police blames inept leadership in law enforcement agency (kp 23/01/2018)

Jail sentence awarded to Dipak Manange remained unimplemented for five years (ht 20/01/2018)

Expired goods sold to hilly markets (rep 20/01/2018)

Dealing with sexual harassment, by Anweiti Upadhyay (rep 19/01/2018)

Transitional justice mechanism: ‘Political will to deliver justice crucial to settle conflict-era cases’; With the tenures of the two transitional justice bodies  due to expire in less than a month, the government is planning to seek a year extension through an ordinance (kp 18/01/2018)

Illegal mining puts Changu area at risk, by Anup Ojha (kp 18/01/2018)

SC sentences Manange to five years in prison (kp 17/01/2018)

Increasing demonstration challenge court's credibility in Dhanusha, by Suresh Yadav (rep 17/01/2018)

Apex court acquits four of attempt to murder charges (ht 17/01/2018)

Jeweller arrested for involvement in 33.5 kg gold smuggling (ht 17/01/2018)

Post journalist attacked by sand smugglers in Gorkha (kp 16/01/2018)

Police bust gang that duped scores with RAW job offers (kp 15/01/2015)

Sinjali nabbed after being deported by Qatar: Sinjali had supplied fire-arms used to kill Durga Tiwari, Rupandehi chair of the CPN-UML-aligned Youth Association Nepal (kp 14/012/2018)

Betrayed by delay: Many houses would have been rebuilt by now if the government had not promised reconstruction grants, by Ravi Lochan Paudyal (rep 14/01/2018)

Continuous isolation: Changing a long-held tradition requires a more comprehensive approach than legislation alone can ever provide, by Navaraj Pudasaini (kp 14/01/2018) [on Chhaupadi]

Chronicles of crime: Incidents of murder are on the rise in Nepal but culprits that claim the responsibility manage to stay away from police net, by Kanchan Jha (rep 14/01/2018)

Chandrapur blast victim in financial crisis (ht 14/01/2018)

Cops clueless on Khotang ‘murders’ (ht 13/01/2018)

6 convicted of leaking MBBS question paper (kp 12/01/2018)

Sumargi firms laundered Rs9b into Nepal: Govt report, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 11/01/2018), KMG statement on its coverage of Sumargi’s financial transactions (kp 17/01/2018)

Invisible thieves: Recent cyber-attacks have shown that Nepali banks need to keep up with technology, by Haribol Acharya (kp 11/01/2018)

Judge has no time for hearing Adhikari murder case, date fixed 15 times (ht 11/01/2018)

Tamang to face attempt to murder case in Nuwakot (kp 10/01/2018)

Calls for amendment to laws before extending tenure of TJ bodies: Rights activists have warned that extension of  the terms of TRC and CIEDP in status quo would  be unacceptable to them (kp 09/01/2018), One year term extension won’t do: TRC reps; Conflict victims say that inept transitional justice bodies also to blame for delay in investigation of war-era cases (kp 10/01/2018)

Woman Dies in Chhaupadi practice: Chhaupadi tradition  was criminalised by  the government  in August 2017, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 09/01/2018), Woman in Achham dies in Chhaupadi shed, by Khamma Khatri (rep 09/01/2018), Woman suffocates in ‘menstruation hut’ in Achham (ht 11/01/2018)

Child marriage rampant in Bara (ht 09/01/2018)

10 held on question leakage charge (kp 07/01/2018)

Conflict victims working on demand paper: With support from donors, Conflict Victims Common Platform is finalising the paper defining criteria and schemes for reparation by categorising victims (kp 07/01/2018)

Inebriated man beats wife to death, by Pratap Bista (kp 07/01/2018)

Trader shot dead in Rupandehi, by Amrita Anamol (kp 06/01/2018)

CIEDP draws flak for not tracking down disappeared: Sudden confirmation of kin's death angers families of conflict victims, by Arjun Oli (rep 06/01/2018), Truth on Disappeared Fleeting, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 08/01/2018)

Conflict victims want their personal details secured (kp 05/01/2018)

Woman beaten on witchcraft charge (kp 05/01/2018)

Warrant issued to arrest MP-elect Silwal, by Manish Gautam (kp 03/01/2018), Will not cooperate in biased investigation process: Silwal, by Manish Gautam (kp 04/01/2018) [??]

New ordinance to extend term of TRC, CIEDP by a year, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 04/01/2018), Ordinance for extending TJ commissions’ tenure (kp 06/01/2018), TRC investigates 285 plaints in seven months (ht 06/01/2018)

Ward secretary at large with Rs 2 million, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 04/01/2018)

People practicing child marriage to be ostracized and penalized, by Jagat Khadka (rep 03/01/2017)

Police teams deployed to curb sexual assaults (ht 03/01/2018)

Over 100 drug smugglers, users arrested in Udayapur this fiscal (ht 03/01/2018)

60 killed in East in a year: INSEC (kp 02/01/2018)

CIEDP declares 400 missing people killed ‘without probe’ (ht 02/01/2018)

Another cop held for APF HQ arson (kp 01/01/2018)

Violence against young girls on the rise in Jhapa, by Raju Adhikari (rep 01/01/2018)

2 held for, extortion, rape attempt (kp 01/01/2018)

Female cops to frisk women crime suspects (ht 31/12/2017)

Abolishing Chhaupadi: Jumla women in period no longer deemed unclean, by DB Buda (rep 30/12/2017)

Sumargi may have formed shell company to cleanse dirty money, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 29/12/2017)

To forget or not to forget: Can new provincial governments address hardships of war victims?, by Shreejana Shrestha (nt 29/12/2017)

50 firms busted for selling inferior food (kp 29/12/2017), 50 firms accused of adulteration (ht 29/12/2017)

Wife eats husband’s fingers in Dang (kp 29/12/2017)

Post-quake reconstruction: Only 11 pc private homes built so far, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 28/12/2017) [a crime committed by NRA, government and administration!], Relief materials rot in storehouse while quake victims battle with cold and hunger, by Bhagawati Lama (rep 28/12/2017)

Untouchability cases being settled under duress (ht 28/12/2017)

SC directs police not to harass people based on appearances (kp 28/12/2017)

Punishable but pervasive: Incidents of child marriage in Nepal are widespread yet remain woefully underreported, by Chun Bahadur Gurung (kp 28/12/2017)

Attack on election rally: 2 accused remanded in custody (kp 28/12/2017)

Smuggling of petro products rampant in eastern Nepal: A litre of petrol is  Rs16 cheaper in Nepal  than in India while  diesel costs Rs22 less per litre in Nepal, by Binod Bhandari (kp 28/12/2017)

APF head constable held over Halchowk HQ arson (kp 27/12/2017)

Quake victims lack resources to rebuild (ht 27/12/2017)

Ward chief held on trafficking charge (kp 26/12/2017)

Nepali woman returns home from Iraq incapacitated, by Pradeep Menyangbo (kp 26/12/2017)

Child marriage rampant in far flung areas of Bajura district (ht 26/12/2017)

Quake survivors battling with extreme cold, by Kishan Sangeet Nepali (rep 26/12/2017)

Rautahat woman thrashed for 'practicing witchcraft' (ht 25/12/2017), Long way to go: Fighting this illegal and abominable practice is not just the duty of government; NGOs also should come up and act against the social scourge (ht 26/12/2017)

Contractors, suppliers paid Rs 20 billion in bribes last year, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 25/12/2017)

Police shoot dead Myadi recruit for protesting pay cut, by Tularam Pandey (kp 23/12/2017), Curfew clamped in Manma, by Tularam Pandey (kp 24/12/2017), Curfew clamped in Kalikot: dozens injured including one policeman (ht 24/12/2017), Temporary police intensify protests in Kalikot, by Pabitra Kumar Shahi (rep 24/12/2017), Kalikot under curfew again after 2-hr respite, by Tularam Pandey (kp 25/12/2017), Curfew lifted in Manma (kp 26/12/2017)

People practicing or promoting Chhaupadi in Dhamile to be punished, by Jagat Khadka (rep 23/12/2017)

Buddhist ‘spiritual guru’ Tulku Lama sent to prison (ht 23/12/2017)

Maoists preparing to validate conflict-era land deals, by Devendra Basnet and Ganesh BK (rep 22/12/2017)

Six of armed group arrested in Bara (ht 21/12/2017)

Quake victims to spend third winter in tents, by Madhusudan Guragain (rep 20/12/2017) [This is a grave crime committed by politicians, NRA and other administrators!!]

Police accused of breaking hand of a suspect, by Nagendra Upadhyay (rep 20/12/2017)

4 Indians flee after swindling Rs 100m from Pokhara folk, by Deepak Pariyar (kp 19/12/2017)

Police arrest alleged human trafficker: He left several women in the lurch promising them high-paying jobs in Iraq (ht 17/12/2017)

Women risking their lives in Achham in obsession for a male child, by Khamma Khatri (rep 16/12/2017)

New law to be tough on absconders (ht 16/12/2017)

Terai-Madhes unrest probe commission submits report to govt (rep 16/12/2017)

Syndicate practice: Crony capitalism, by Guna Raj Bhatta (ht 15/12/2017)

Cop-turned-politician Silwal in the dock? Apex court orders action against those involved in forging appraisal documents related to former DIG; After resigning from police force, Silwal joined the  CPN-UML and went on to win a seat in the House of Representatives (kp 15/12/2017) [The connections between politics and crime can never be close enough! This cannot be colled rule of law!], Lal commission submits report: Recommends govt declare 4 killed in Madhes movement as martyrs (kp 16/12/2017) [And the main accused culprit is elected into parliament??]

Child marriage blamed for adolescent violence (rep 15/12/2017)

Criminal activities on rise after the elections in Rautahat, by Madan Thakur (rep 14/12/2017)

Man on the run set to walk into Parliament: Resham Chaudhary wins election from Kailali-1; He is on our wanted list; we will arrest him: Police (kp 13/12/2017) [Question to EC and RJPN: What about artiucle 87 of the constitution??], SC refuses Chaudhary’s writ petition (kp 16/12/2017)

Outlawed Chhaupadi still in practice: The Criminal Code stipulates a three-month jail term or Rs 3,000 fine, or both, for anyone forcing a woman to follow the custom (ht 13/12/2017)

CIB to launch crackdown on gangsters (ht 13/12/2017)

Helpline for GBV plaints launched (kp 11/12/2017), Zonta marks 16 days of activism against GBV (kp 11/12/2017)

Girls fight back: Self-defence is not all about kicking and punching with fancy moves like in films, by Giri Bahadur Sunar (kp 10/12/2017)

Forgetting something: The transition is said to have been a success, but conflict victims still wait for justice, by Ram Kumar Bhandari (kp 10/12/2017)

Several idols in Pashupati temple go missing, by Anita Shrestha (ht 09/12/2017)

#16 Days: Make the call: Only if the culture of shame and silence around Gender Based Violence is broken will we be able to create a safe environment, by Biska Thapa (kp 08/12/2017)

FNJ moves SC demanding release of arrested journalists (kp 06/12/2017)

TRC ignored due process while probing war-era cases: Victims, by Binod Ghimire (kp 05/12/2017)

Leave no one behind: Nepal can be proud of its efforts to tackle gender-based violence, but a lot remains to be done, by Richard Morris and Rurik Marsden (kp 05/12/2017)

Contractor murder: ‘Mastermind’ in police net, by Manish Gautam (kp 04/12/2017)

Dahal signs deal with Bandarmude blast victims, by Shiva Puri (kp 04/12/2017) [This means that he at last admits the crime, but justice looks different!! And who will pay all this, the state or the Maoist party??], Justice eludes conflict victims, by Ujjwal Satyal (ht 04/12/2017), Dahal's deal with Badarmude victims draws flak (rep 05/12/2017), TRC takes exception to Dahal’s deal with Madi blast victims (kp 06/12/2017)

One held with 17 kg gold from Balaju (kp 04/12/2017)

Couple murdered in cold blood in night attack, by Laxmi Sah (kp 03/12/2017)

Bank employee among three held for banking fraud (ht 03/12/2017)

Online listing of VAW cases from Dec 11 (kp 02/12/2017)

Cyber threat corners banks: Use of pirated software is quite rampant in financial  institutions in Nepal. This has prevented them from installing new patches to upgrade the software, making them vulnerable to cyber attacks, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 01/12/2017)

Families of Maleth victims want jobs, education (ht 01/12/2017)

‘Chand-led CPN grave threat to security’ (ht 01/12/2017)

Temporary cop injured in Dang explosion dies: 1st casualty of anti-poll activities, by Durga Lal KC (kp 30/11/2017), NC candidate among seven hurt in Udaypur IED blast, by Dilliram Khatiwada (kp 30/11/2017), NHRC condemns rising incidents of bomb attack (kp 30/11/2017)

Transitional justive: Lack of designated law minister puts MoPR in quandary: Act amendment process stalled as commissions’ term nears end (kp 29/11/2017)

IEDs detonated targetting ballot boxes (kp 28/11/2017)

Better safe than sorry, by Giri Bahadur Sunar (rep 27/11/2017)

Transitional justice: Probe into 500 cases completed in 2 provinces: Reports to be sent to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission head office for review before further process; Commission unable to review the investigated cases  as senior officials from the TRC headquarters  have been deputed for the elections, by Binod Ghimire (kp 26/11/2017)

Violence against women continues (ht 26/11/2017)

CIB arrests two TIA officials for allegedly colluding with wildlife smugglers (ht 25/11/2017)

‘Godman’ held on sexual exploitation charges: The incident came to light only recently, after the woman revealed her ordeal to her family members who reported it to the CIB, by Manish Gautam (kp 24/11/2017)

Transitional justice: CIEDP to summon Deuba over conflict-era disappearances, by Chitranga Thapa (kp 23/11/2017)

Speakers stress effective implementation of CEDAW (kp 23/11/2017)

11 years of peace agreement: Conflict victims’ wait for justice continues, by Binod Ghimire (kp 22/11/2017), Piecemeal process: 11 years after CPA, political parties are still to internalise the essence of transitional justice (kp 23/11/2017)

Govt to file cases against anti-poll elements in court, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 22/11/2017)

Bomb hoax terrifies people at Supreme Court (kp 22/11/2017), Bomb hoax creates panic in apex court: Staff evacuated from premises, court business closed for the day, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 22/11/2017)

Eight arrested for running fake certificate racket (ht 22/11/2017)

Achham rife with cases of violence against women (kp 21/11/2017), VAW cases rampant in Achham district:  Much of the violence unreported; Five rapes reported in five months (ht 21/11/2017)

Police seize 17kg smuggled gold, by Balaram Ghimire (kp 19/11/2017)

NC, Maoist Centre leaders attacked: Blast targeted at Mahat injures six in Nuwakot (kp 18/11/2017)

Blasts targeting candidates cause for concern, say poll observers (kp 15/11/2017)

Five arrested in connection with Gauchan murder case: Killed after refusal to pay extortion money; mastermind at large: Police, by Manish Gautam (kp 15/11/2017), Gauchan murder case: Two more suspects Held (kp 18/11/2017)

Banda hits life in Rolpa (kp 14/11/2017)

Unidentified group fires at Pun’s team, by Kashiram Dangi (kp 13/11/2017)

IEDs hurled at election motorcade of Sharma (kp 11/11/2017)

Eleventh grader stabs classmate to death (kp 09/11/2017)

TRC, CIEDP stare at crisis as term sees end: Act needs to be amended to give the commissions more time to work, by Binod Ghire (kp 08/11/2017), Trauma in transition:Tenures of toothless transitional justice bodies need to be renewed; given greater independence (kp 09/11/2017)

Maina Sunuwar murder case: SC orders Kavre court to produce documents; three ex-Nepal army officials were sentenced to life in prison in April (kp 07/11/2017)

Guilty of Madi bus ambush should face legal action: Dahal (kp 05/11/2017) [Change of mind?]

Call to end impunity for crimes perpetrated against journalists (ht 04/11/2017)

Woman killed for refusing group sex proposal: Police (kp 04/11/2017)

Gandaki Medical College padlocked over new mother’s death (ht 04/11/2017)

19 govt sites breached in latest cyberattack (kp 04/11/2017)

Candidates' lists infested with criminals, goons, by Manish Gautam (kp 03/11/2017)

Justice delayed and denied: Many more cases like Dhungel’s will have to be brought to justice before some kind of normalcy returns, by Deepak Thapa (kp 02/11/2017)

Krishna Adhikari's murder: Hearing put off for December 11 (kp 02/11/2017)

Murder convict Dhungel sent to prison: Maoist leader, who was walking free despite being convicted eight years ago by apex court, will remain behind bars for 12.5 yrs, by Manish Gautam (kp 01/11/2017), Arrest of Dhungel raises hope of justice for war-era victims (kp 02/11/2017), Search for truth and justice continues in Nepal: ICJ; Says arrest of Maoist leader Dhungel highlights weaknesses, as well as promises, for conflict victims seeking accountability (kp 02/11/2017), Belated action: In 2016, the Judgment Implementation Directorate of the SC had also written to the Nepal Police to execute the verdict, but the police never responded (ht 03/11/2017)

Dalit activists demand justice for 14-year-old rape victim (kp 01/11/2017)

Murder accused girl, 16, kills self in police custody, by Bharat Jargha Magar (kp 30/10/2017)

New law sets five-year jail term  for marital rape (ht 30/10/2017)

Mother of two flees abusive husband, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 30/10/2017)

Protest over minor’s death: One dead, over 50 hurt as locals clash with police in Birtamod, by Lila Baral (kp 28/10/2017), Birtamod staggers back to normalcy after all-party meet (kp 29/10/2017)

Crime does pay: If there’s one thing we’ve learnt from watching too many films it is that participation in politics is natural progression for gangsters, by Gunjan Upadhyay (rep 28/10/2017)

New law criminalises acid attacks (ht 28/10/2017)

Hospital vandals beware: People who engage in violent acts must be punished according to the existing laws, by Ghanashyam Chapagain (kp 26/10/2017)

Contempt of court writ filed against police chief: Petitioner says failure to arrest murder convict Dhungel is wilful disobedience by security force (kp 25/10/2017)

Woman held for burning hubby (ht 25/10/2017)

Minor’s decapitated body found (ht 24/10/2017)

Three-yr-old girl raped, murdered (ht 23/10/2017)

NIC Asia cash stolen in cyber heist: Central bank confirms the reported cyber theft  from the SWIFT system of the bank which  took place during the Tihar vacation (kp 23/10/2017), Hackers steal from NIC Asia Bank via SWIFT, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 24/10/2017), Bank’s weakness helped criminals to hack into its system, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 24/10/2017), Digital fortress: The cyber-attack on NIC Asia Bank points to the ineptitude of banking security systems (kp 25/10/2017), Nepali banks ‘not prepared’ to ward off cyber threats (kp 25/10/2017), Possibility of insider involvement in illegal transfer of funds (ht 25/10/2017), NRB not keen on learning lessons from cyber heist: The central monetary authority has not monitored whether other banks have taken measures to avoid stumbling into the pitfall that brought troubles to NIC Asia Bank, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 26/10/2017)

Man injured in Mhepi shooting (kp 22/10/2017)

Theft case reported from various locations of Kathmandu (ht 22/10/2017)

Four foreign employment fraudsters in police net (kp 18/10/2017)

Two Nigerian hackers among four held for e-mail, facebook fraud (ht 18/10/2017)

88kg gold smuggling: Congress PR candidate arrested; Police: Those held earlier named Man Bahadur Tamang as point person, by Manish Gautam (kp 17/10/2017)

Stolen baby boy was sold to Siraha woman, by Shyamsundar Shashi (kp 16/10/2017), Babies as items to steal for some, throwaway for others, by Suresh Yadav (rep 16/10/2017)

Two brothers murdered over land dispute (kp 15/10/2017)

NRNA member Arrested for duping Japanese prof (kp 15/10/2017)

‘Nagarjun murder connected to gold smuggling’: Body of a man was found on Oct 2 (kp 13/10/2017)

Plus and minus: Just because the Maoists are subsumed within the UML, it doesn’t mean their war crimes will be erased, by Nilamber Acharya (nt 13/10/2017) [Please do not conceal that war crimes were committed in the same way by security forces and at least protected by the then responsible politicians from NC, CPN-UML and RPP as well as Gyanendra Shah!]

Bullion trader shot dead in Sarlahi, by Aman Koirala (kp 12/10/2017)

Business community in Morang demands security (kp 12/10/2017)

Pistol seized from Godavari house, suspect at large (ht 12/10/2017)

Army petitions SC over Kavre court verdict in Maina case, by Bhasha Sharma (rep 11/10/2017), Set it right: Nepal Army has to come clean on the Maina Sunuwar case, as it is an emblematic one (kp 12/10/2017)

Nine arrested for 'involvement' in murder and abduction, by Rekha Bhusal (rep 11/10/2017)

Builder shot dead in broad daylight in city: Police say three persons arrested with bullets, pistol, by Chandan Kumar Mandal and Anup Ojha (kp 10/10/2017), FCAN President Gauchan shot dead in Kathmandu: Murder in broad daylight is a threat to business, says private sector (ht 10/10/2017), Criminals Raising Head, by Bhimsen Thapaliya (rn 11/10/2017), Builders say they feel threatened after Gauchan’s killing: Inform prime minister about threatening calls they have been receiving since the incident, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp), Dark days: Yesterday’s fatal shooting in the Capital demands action against gun violence (kp 11/10/2017), No headway in identifying culprits (ht 11/10/2017), FCAN announces series of protests (ht 12/10/2017), Police release sketches of murder suspects (kp 13/10/2017), Agitating contractors end all protests (ht 14/10/2017)

Six held for abducting woman (kp 08/10/2017)

Murderers of NC leader still on the run (ht 08/10/2017)

Man held from Kirtipur for killing mother (ht 07/10/2017)

Smuggling of goods from India rampant in Kailali (ht 06/10/2017)

Govt bans essential services strike (ht 05/10/2017)

Law on cards to treat attacks on docs as non-bailable offence, by Manish Gautam (kp 05/10/2017)

Govt to crack down on illegal chemical trade: The guidelines are expect-ed to control illegal imports of such refrigerants and regulate the market for devices that use these chemicals amid a thriving illegal trade (kp 03/10/2017)

Safe Migration: Reducing Human Trafficking, by Jhabindra Bhandari (rn 03/10/2017)

Saw mill owner murdered in Rautahat (kp 30/09/2017), 3 murdered in 10 days in Rautahat (ht 30/09/2017), Tensed post-election scenario in Rautahat, four killed in 12 days (kp 01/10/2017)

Man shot dead in Rautahat; two suspects arrested (kp 26/09/2017), Rautahat youth shot dead (ht 26/09/2017)

Women rights activist attacked for ‘witchcraft’, by Shankar Acharya (kp 25/09/2017)

Closure of OPD services in hospitals hits patients hard (ht 23/09/2017), OPD services closed in hospitals for third day, by Sabitri Dhakal (ht 25/09/2017), Doctors’ strike ‘inhuman’, says NHRC (ht 25/09/2017), Pregnant women hit hard, by Anita Shrestha (ht 25/09/2017), OPD services closed on fourth day of strike (ht 26/09/2017), Patients bear brunt of docs’ strike: Hundreds of thousands of patients across country deprived of medical services as doctors refuse to budge, by Manish Gautam (kp 26/09/2017), Lives in peril: The strike goes against the provision of the Essential Service Operation Act that forbids strikes in hospitals and health centres (ht 26/09/2017), Docs up the ante as govt renews call to end strike: NMA warns of stern protest as patients suffer (kp 27/09/2017), Malpractice: Extreme demands have been made by both sides of the case in holding doctors accountable (kp 27/09/2017), OPDs closed for 5th day, thousands affected (rep 27/09/2017), Doctors call off strike after 4-pt deal with govt; hospitals reopen across country (kp 30/09/2017)

Nanda Prasad’s last rites yet to be performed (ht 23/09/2017)

28 dead goats found in trunk of Kathmandu-bound bus, by Anup Ojha (kp 22/09/2017)

Criminal Code: Chhaupadi and community, by Mukesh Adhikari (ht 21/09/2017)

Police adopt new strategy to combat theft (ht 20/09/2017)

Hotline for victims of sexual harassment (ht 16/09/2017)

Thawang chief kidnapped by cadres of Chand-led party: CPN members say they will release Ghartimagar after interrogation, by Kashiram Dangi (kp 16/09/2017), Ghartimagar released (kp 18/09/2017) [Bring the culprits behind bars if you ever want to end political impunity!!], Abduction 'experience' of Thabang Rural Municipality chief, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 19/09/2017)

Smuggling of 22 kg gold: Cops hunting for rural municipality chair (ht 13/09/2017)

CIB urges caution in wake of paedophile arrests (kp 12/09/2017), Nepal Police intensifies vigilance against potential paedophiles (ht 13/09/2017)

Lankan women saved from traffickers: New phenomenon in trend of Nepali men and women being trafficked via Colombo (kp 11/09/2017)

70 booked for sexually harassing women (kp 11/09/2017)

Fourteen-year-old dies in police custody (kp 09/09/2017)

Two Indian nationals shot at (ht 08/09/2017)

Kidnapped girl rescued in Dhading (kp 08/09/2017)

Second suspect arrested in Budhanilkantha murder case (ht 07/09/2017)

Criminalisation of Chhaupadi: Bajhang women sceptical about effective implementation of law, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 06/09/2017), Saving their honor: While Chhaupadi ban is indeed a major step towards women’s empowerment and emancipation in our highly patriarchal society, it also has many hitherto ignored ramifications, by Basant Kumar Chaudhary (rep 06/09/2017)

Conflict victims: The mechanical way of taking statements will neither reveal the truth nor heal the trauma, by Suman Adhikari (kp 06/09/2017)

Smuggling rife at Biratnagar customs, by Ajit Tiwari (rep 06/09/2017)

Smuggled gold worth over Rs 340m seized in biggest haul ever, by Manish Gautam (kp 05/09/2017), Police launch manhunt to nab Chinese couple (ht 06/09/2017), Gold smuggling a cause for concern: If not checked, it could foster shadow economy, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 07/09/2017), Multiple drivers used: Police (kp 08/09/2017), Police nab five traders (kp 21/09/2017)

The Wait Unto Death For Justice, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 04/09/2017)

Murder convict released at the order of Home Minister Sharma, by Upendra Yadav (rep 01/09/2017)

The disappeared: The state must deliver justice and criminalise enforced disappearance as a crime against humanity, by Ram Kumar Bhandari (kp 30/08/2017), Frustration mounts among war victims’ families (kp 30/08/2017), Hope fades for families of disappeared (kp 31/08/2017), ICJ calls for criminalising enforced disappearance (kp 31/08/2017)

Efforts on to minimise VAW: State Minister Hussen (ht 30/08/2017) [Minimise??????]

Largest case on hundi deals filed (kp 29/08/2017)

Women on warpath over tardy probe (ht 29/08/2017)

Kin of war victims from security forces seek ‘justice’, by Anita Shrestha (ht 29/08/2017)

Nepal Police plans to set up anti-trafficking bureau (ht 29/08/2017)

CIEDP begins detailed study of complaints (ht 27/08/2017)

Absconding human trafficker arrested (ht 27/08/2017)

Time to end impunity: Nepal should immediately ratify the ICC treaty to strengthen the national justice system, by Raj Kumar Siwakoti (kp 25/08/2017)

Turning black into white: The government needs to take a more forceful approach if money laundering is to be curbed, by Atit Babu Rijal and Manish Raj Kharel (kp 22/08/2017)

Dharan jewellers making residents insecure (ht 22/08/29017)

Police arrest main accused in 33kg gold haul (kp 22/08/2017), Alleged gold smugglingmastermind brought to Nepal (ht 22/08/2017)

Rape, murder cases up (ht 20/08/2017)

Panchthar witnesses rise in crime (ht 20/08/2017)

Relief distribution: SC orders govt not to adopt one-door policy (kp 19/08/2017), Meagre ration infuriates flood survivors, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 19/08/2017)

Rights defenders object to Lama’s promotion (kp 18/08/2017)

Additional 2,264 cases registered with TRC: The second deadline for insurgency victims to file their pleas ended  on August 11, by Binod Ghimire (kp 18/08/2017)

Parliament passes criminal offences bill: Punishment for offenders from higher social strata will be more severe (ht 11/08/2017), Jail term till death for attempted murder, killing of president (ht 11/08/2017) [???]

Illegal sale of tobacco products continues unabated (ht 11/08/2017)

New law criminalises Chhaupadi custom (kp 10/08/2017), Ending bad blood: Criminalising the practice of Chhaupadi is a milestone in Nepali women’s fight against patriarchy, by Supriya Gurung (kp 11/08/2017)

13 arrested for sexual harassment on public transport in a week (ht 10/08/2017)

Supreme Court orders government to regulate sale, distribution of acids, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 10/08/2017)

ICJ calls for reforms in transitional justice bodies (kp 09/08/2017) [see discussion paper by ICJ], Transitional justice bodies failing to give fair deal to victims: ICJ (ht 09/08/2017)

Drug dealer’ dies in shootout with cops (kp 08/08/2017)

Bad traffic: Women and children have become particularly vulnerable to trafficking after earthquakes, by David Kainee (rep 08/08/2017)

Parliamentary panel finds govt officials involved in human trafficking to Gulf countries, by Ashok Dahal (rep 08/08/2017), MoFA failed to act, says House panel report: ‘Immigration officials colluding with traffickers, state turning a blind eye to the crime’ (kp 09/08/2017), MoFA officials involved in trafficking: House panel, by Sabin Mishra (ht 09/08/2017), Criminal alliance: A thorough investigation into the matter is required. Otherwise trafficking in Nepali housemaids would continue as usual (ht 10/08/2017)

Abductors of 5-year-old boy arrested (kp 06/08/2017)

Government forms special cell to tackle financial crime (kp 06/08/2017)

Kavre transport operators warn of blocking Sajha (kp 05/08/2017)

Unidentified gunmen attack tile shop (kp 05/08/2017)

MoF forms Anti-Money Laundering Cell (ht 04/08/2017)

Internal Need: While cross-border trafficking of Nepali women gets attention, domestic trafficking does not, by Kate Ryan (nt 04/08/2017)

Bharatpur mayoral candidate’s son held (ht 03/08/2017)

Valley recorded highest number of crimes in Bhadra last fiscal (ht 03/08/2017)

Cops make public two arrested for attempt to kill spouses in Dolakha (ht 03/08/2017)

Efforts to bring Baker to trial in Nepal under way, say police: Wildlife body parts, including skin, skulls and bones of tiger, leopard and antelope as well as archaeological items were seized from Baker’s house (ht 03/08/2017)

Sting operation to discourage sexual harassment on public transport (ht 02/08/2017)

Sub-metropolis executive officer thrashed in Janakpur (ht 02/07/2017)

Call bypass operators made public (ht 02/08/2017)

Father, brother held over ‘honour killing’ (kp 01/08/2017)

Police head constable gets life for murdering lover (kp 01/08/2017)

Female suspect held behind cop’s death (kp 31/07/2017)

Boy, 17, arrested for raping 10-year-old girl (kp 31/07/2017)

Woman allegedly tortured for giving birth to a baby girl, by Manoj Paudel (kp 30/07/2017)

Chhaupadi still prevalent in hilly districts, by Govind KC (rep 30/07/2017)

The world forgetting, by the world forgot: Transitional justice is lost in transition in sluggish world of delays and apathy, by Reena Chikanbanjar (ht 30/07/2017)

Reported cases of human trafficking doubled last fiscal (ht 28/07/2017), Countering human trafficking: Importance of coordinated effort, by Alaina B. Teplitz (ht 28/07/2017), World Day Against Trafficking In Persons, by Abgur Baba Joshi (rn 30/07/2017)

Man arrested on human trafficking charge (kp 27/07/2017)

A road to nowhere: Attitude of the state and major political parties must change to reflect concern for conflict victims’ demand for justice, by Ram Kumar Bhandari (kp 25/07/2017)

Superstition And Social Suppression, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 24/07/2017)

Safe house built for domestic violence victims gathering moss, by Bira Gadal (rep 24/07/2017)

Woman held for murder (ht 24/07/2017)

Couple held on charge of killing daughter (kp 23/07/2017)

All 4 members of family found dead in Banepa restaurant, by Rajkumar Parajuli (ht 23/07/2017)

Assault on couple caught on tape: 4 booked for attempted murder (kp 22/07/2017)

Missing woman found dead, naked in Khotang jungle (ht 22/07/2017)

Nepal lacks law criminalising terrorism, says US; Tribhuvan International Airport lacks baggage screening technology (ht 21/07/2017)

Man arrested for impregnating his own granddaughter, by Yogesh Rawal (rep 20/07/2017)

DSP Sharma suspended (kp 20/07/2017)

Fuel dealers’ syndicate affects supply, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 20/07/2017)

60 percent people in Karnali unaware of Chhaupadi ban: Report (kp 18/07/2017) [And govt and administration do nothing to implement it!], National disgrace: A clean or dirty shed is not the issue, the issue is women’s dignity and human rights, by Radha Paudel (kp 18/07/2017), The second sex: Menstruation - a natural, physiological cycle - should be destigmatised (kp 20/07/2017) [Why do you not call male gender the second sex? Life is given by women!], Call to enact laws against Chhaupadi practice (ht 20/07/2017)

11-year-old pregnant girl banished from village, by Akson Rai (rep 18/07/2017), Raped, pregnant and banished, 11-yr-old struggles for justice, by Bidhya Rai (kp 19/07/2017), 11-year-old rape victim rescued (kp 22/07/2017)

Squatter settlement demolished, by Anup Ojha (kp 16/07/2017)

Missing daughters: At the root of sex-selective abortion lies the culture of preferring sons,  by Anjita Parajuli (kp 16/07/2017)

Witch doctor charged with rape (kp 15/07/2017)

The murders at Ranibari: This week the 15-year-old Ranibari dual murder case ended with the two culprits sentenced to life in prison. But some questions remain far from answered, by Manish Gautam (kp 15/07/2017)

CIB arrests fugitive murder convicts after 23 years (ht 15/07/2017)

Cooperatives operator goes missing leaving depositors worried, by Madan Wagle (ht 15/07/2017)

Kidnapping incidents continue unabated (ht 14/07/2017)

Chhaupadi: A heavy burden, by Arun Bam (rep 14/07/2017)

Four trucks of ‘plastic rice’ seized (kp 13/07/2017)

Rape, divorce top cases in Dolakha (ht 13/07/2017)

Backlog of trafficking cases soaring: NHRC (ht 13/07/2017)

TRC urges PM not to discontinue district peace committees (ht 13/07/2017)

Dang abduction case: Rana Bdr found dead; 28-year-old murdered on the same night as Shrestha; His suspected involvement in the incident was unfounded, by Durgalal KC (kp 13/07/2017), Abducted contractor Gharti’s body found in Salyan forest (ht 13/07/2017)

Husband surrenders to police with wife’s decapitated head, by Krishna Prasad Gautam (kp 12/07/2017), Banke man slits wife’s throat, beheads her, surrenders to police (ht 12/07/2017)

Three held for gang raping a woman in Birgunj (ht 12/07/2017), Woman gang-raped; three held (rep 12/07/2017)

TRC, CIEDP seek continuation of local peace panels (kp 11/07/2017)

Main accused of Shrestha’s murder still at large (kp 11/07/2017), Six arrested on charge of Shrestha’s murder, by Durga Lal KC (kp 12/07/2017)

Panel to probe kidney extraction (ht 11/07/2017)

Transitional justice: An uphill task, by Roshni Kapur (ht 10/07/2017)

Woman thrashed after her semi-nude photo posted on imo (ht 09/07/2017)

Chhau shed snakebite kills woman (kp 08/07/2017), Chhaupadi: A tradition that continues to claim women's live, by Govinda KC (rep 09/07/2017)

Nepal Earthquake and Human Trafficking: Nepal is a source country for women, men and children subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking, primarily across Asia and the Middle East, by Prabin Manandhar (sp 07/07/2017)

No roof over their heads, by Anish Tiwari (kp 07/07/2017), Post-quake reconstruction fails to pick up pace, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 07/07/2017) [This is a great failure by the state to render assistance even though funds are there!!]

More than a victim: Healing after harassment, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 07/07/2017)

Five held on different charges (ht 07/07/2017)

Families of war victims to get relief (ht 06/07/2017) [And when will those guilty be punished??]

Over 6,000 trafficked in 2015-16, says NHRC report (kp 05/07/2017) [see NHRC report], NHRC report shows rise in human trafficking post-quake; 23,000 cases of trafficking or attempt to traffic reported in FY 2105/016 (rep 05/07/2017), Modern day slavery: Trafficking is a thriving business whose constant evolution makes it tough to combat effectively (kp 07/07/2017)

Woman stabbed to death by her husband (rep 05/07/2017)

Pokhara High Court sends a rapist teacher for 9 yrs in prison (ht 04/07/2017)

Smuggling turning into ‘lucrative business’, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 03/07/2017)

VAW continues to plague Nepali society (kp 02/07/2017)

1,381 face action in four years for polluting Valley rivers (kp 02/07/2017)

TRC opens offices in seven provinces, members to lead, by Binod Ghimire (kp 02/07/2017), Lost in reconciliation: There are widespread fears that the new TRC offices in the provinces won’t deliver much (kp 03/07/2017)

German national arrested on paedophile charges, child rescued (ht 02/07/2017)

Abducted Tulsipur trader Shrestha found dead, by Drgalal KC (kp 01/07/2017), Businessman Raj Kumar Shrestha found dead in Salyan: Four persons arrested, six at large (ht 01/07/2017)

Women make up majority of rights victims, shows study (ht 01/07/2017)

Drug-related crimes growing at an alarming rate: Police; Authorities call for concerted efforts to control trafficking and abuse; The average age of drug users, according to the five-yeardata, is 27.07 years (minimum 13 and maximum 50 years) (kp 30/06/2017)

Nepal being used as human trafficking transit: US report; Unregistered migrants are more vulnerable to forced labour and sex trafficking (ht 30/06/2017)

KMC tears down Kasthamandap rebuilding structure (kp 30/06/2017) [???]

Three injured in Bajhang clash: The Maoist Centre threatens to obstruct the vote count if the arrested party cadres are not freed immediately (kp 30/06/2017) [Crimes are not punishable if they are committed by party cadres??]

Dalit beaten for entering temple (kp 29/06/2017), Dalit thrashed for entering temple in Bode Barsain Municipality (ht 29/06/2017)

Head constable saves hundreds from fatal bomb explosion (ht 29/06/2017), Policeman risks his own life to save voters from bomb explosion, by Devendra Basnet (rep 29/06/2017)

Call for collaborative efforts to fight gender-based violence (ht 29/06/2017)

Body found in ex-major general’s house; Itahari locals turn violent (ht 28/06/2017)

Rape, murder accused arrested after five years on the run, by Prachi Aryal (kp 27/06/2017), Rape-and-murder-accused lands in police net finally (rep 27/06/2017)

Elderly woman found dead after acid ‘attack’ (ht 27/06/2017)

IED detonated at house of UML candidate (kp 27/06/2017)

7 injured in explosion during Maoist Centre’s election rally (kp 26/06/2017)

Dalit fined Rs 2,000 for touching cowshed, by Krishna Oli (rep 26/06/2017)

It’s not right: Historically the security forces in Nepal have used force, threats and torture to control the population, by Praveen Kumar Yadav (rep 26/06/2017)

Drug crimes increasing at alarming rate (ht 26/06/2017)

TRC hands over 1,000 cases each to six provinces for probe (ht 25/06/2017)

CIEDP to collect ante-mortem data from tomorrow (kp 24/06/2017)

Domestic violence, a leading cause of suicide in Kavre (ht 22/06/2017)

Code prepared for collection of DNA evidence (ht 21/06/2017)

Many wartime rape victims have no access to justice, by Anita Shrestha (ht 20/06/2017)

Girl gang-raped (ht 20/06/2017)

2 Thai Embassy staff held after 13 years in Visa fee scam (ht 20/06/2017)

34 pc women victimised by kin (ht 19/06/2017)

Post-reconciliation blues: Bardia had highest number of enforced disappearances, most of them picked up by the security forces. Their whereabouts remain unknown, by CK Lal (rep 19/06/2017)

Fugitive trafficker sent behind bars (kp 19/06/2017)

UML cadre killed in clash with NC in Bajura (ht 19/06/2017)

Honey trap gang busted, two held (ht 19/06/2017)

Tikapur incident victims receive compensation (ht 17/06/2017) [And what about punishing those guilty?], Tikapur incident-accused get hefty compensation: Resham Chaudhari receives Rs 17.4 million; Of the 46 accused in the killings, 22 including Resham are still at large, by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal (rep 17/06/2017)

Blood components being 'smuggled' to India, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 16/06/2017)

Panchthar man arrested for raping teen daughter (ht 15/06/2017)

'Fake banknotes entering circulation from rural areas', by Santosh Pokharel (rep 15/06/2017)

Bajhang women to vote for those pledging to end chhaupadi (rep 15/06/2017)

EC concerned as officials detained (kp 15/06/2017)

Illegal networking business: QNet’s transactions worth in excess of Rs200 million: CIB (kp 14/06/2017)

Police, villagers clash over gang rape incident, by Rabindra Uprety (kp 13/06/2017)

RJPN cadres beat up 3 polling officers, vandalize vehicles (rep 13/06/2017)

Over 100 nabbed over illegal network business: CIB files fraud case against 14, the rest released on bail (kp 13/06/2017)

Businessman’s whereabouts still unknown (ht 12/06/2017)

Kin of poll-clash victim stage mute rally (ht 12/06/2017)

Motorcycle thefts on the rise (ht 12/06/2017)

Orientation on human trafficking issues (kp 11/06/2017)

Man, 40, stoned in drunken brawl, dies (kp 11/06/2017)

Police step up vigilance against burglaries (ht 11/06/2017)

Woman horrifically attacked by hubby: 34-year-old mother of three suffered burn injuries after her partner poured boiling oil on her head, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 09/06/2017)

Abducted boy, 7, freed from India, 3 arrested (kp 09/06/2017)

Protest over two minor girls’ death (kp 08/067/2017)

12 years on, Bandarmudhe victims await justice (kp 07/06/2017)

Three held for running illegal VoIP centre (ht 07/06/2017)

Politics of syndicates: The chief justice has made damning accusations against Dahal and Deuba (kp 05/06/2017)

Truth and Reconciliation Commission Office set up in Biratnagar (ht 05/06/2017)

TRC begins probe into war-era cases from Surkhet, by Nagendra Upadhyaya (rep 05/06/2017)

Bharatpur vote counting fiasco: 90 ballot papers found torn, 70pc in shreds, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 02/06/2017)

74% women in Jumla still sent to sheds during menstruation, by DB Buda (rep 01/06/2017)

Musahars deprived of allowance for not having toilets, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 01/07/2017)

318 Nepalis languishing in foreign prisons (ht 01/06/2017)

Oxygen bottle theft rampant in high camps of Mt Everest (ht 01/06/2017)

Widow and kids of slain Tamang seek protection, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 31/05/2017)

Rally taken out in memory of martyr Krishna Sen (ht 28/05/2017)

TRC, CIEDP unlikely to accomplish task, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 28/05/2017)

10 IC racketeers arrested (kp 27/05/2017)

Temporary cop held for rights activist’s murder (ht 26/05/2017)

Police blamed for candidate’s death in Malkot firing (kp 25/05/2017)

Elderly couple killed for property in Dhangadi (ht 25/05/2017)

Chairman of Nepal Kumal Sangh attacked (kp 24/05/2017)

Rally to demand end to VAW in public places (kp 21/05/2017)

Who will deal with ‘disappearances’ registered as ‘death’ cases?, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 21/05/2016)

Maina murder case: Amnesty seeks review of Maj Basnet’s acquittal (kp 20/05/2017)

Man, 80, caught for four murders he committed 42 years ago (kp 19/05/2017)

Male victims of child sexual exploitation overlooked, by Anita Shrestha (ht 19/05/2017)

Govt to drop charges in Kailali lynchings, other cases (rep 19/05/2017) [???], Decision on Tharuhat, Madhes movement: NHRC objects to govt move; NHRC says decision to grant amnesty to the guilty of the dreadful incidents amounts to promoting a culture of impunity (kp 20/05/2017), ‘Serious criminal cases have not been withdrawn’: The agitating Tharus and Madhesis have long been demanding that cases related to the political movements be withdrawn (kp 20/05/2017), Tikapur carnage: UML condemns govt decision to drop cases; The main opposition party terms the move a mockery of rule of law and rank disregard for human rights (kp 20/05/2017), NHRC condemns govt decision: Says culprits of criminal offences should be brought to justice (ht 20/05/2017), Tikapur carnage victims cry foul, by Tekendra Deuba (ht 20/05/2017), Dahal government under fire over decision on withdraw criminal cases, by Roshan Sedhai (rep 20/05/2017), Pardoning murder (rep 20/05/2017), Petition against move to pardon Tikapur accused (kp 22/05/2017), SC refuses to issue interim order (ht 23/05/2017)

Re-examining gender based violence, by Ayushma Basnyat (rep 19/05/2017)

24 Nepali girls rescued from Delhi: The victims were rescued from a house in Uttam Bihar by the Embassy of Nepal and Crime Branch of Delhi Police, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 18/07/2017)

Kin of Maleth clash victims get Rs 1m each (kp 18/05/2017) [And what about punishing the guilty persons?? This is continued politics of impunity!!]

NC’s memo against killing of its cadre (ht 17/05/2017)

Malkot clash: RPP candidate succumbs to bullet injuries (kp 16/05/2017)

Family members of victim shot by APF seeking justice, by Madhusudan Guragain (rep 16/05/2017)

Mother accused of selling three children in Ilam, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 16/05/2017)

Election cancelled in three centres; one killed (kp 15/05/2017), APF accused of killing youth in Kavre: Protest over murder disrupts polling in Namobuddha (ht 15/05/2017), Dhading CPN-UML cadre beaten to death (ht 15/05/2017)

Blast in Lamjung (ht 15/05/2017)

Three arrested in Pariyar murder (kp 16/05/2017)

Cylinder bomb goes off in Bhaktapur (kp 13/05/2017), IEDs found outside two candidates’ homes (kp 13/05/2017)

Woman burns self; four homes destroyed (kp 12/05/2017) [?]

Imposter held for swindling women (kp 12/05/2017)

UML activist killed in clash, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 11/05/2017), ), Unidentified groups detonate explosive devices in three districts (kp 12/05/2017), Police alerted by recent acts of violence, by Manish Gautam (kp 12/05/2017)

Fine on smugglers gets steeper (kp 10/05/2017)

Cops file public offence case against 19 CPN M cadres (ht 09/05/2017)

6 Kuwait-bound women rescued, 3 traffickers held (kp 08/05/2017)

Teacher accused of molesting girl students (kp 08/05/2017)

Chand-led CPN supporters arrested with explosives (kp 08/05/0217)

IED recovered from NC candidate’s house, 5 held (kp 06/05/2017)

Human trafficking cases decline in Valley (ht 04/05/2017)

4 policemen suspended for abetting smugglers, by Laxmi Sah (kp 02/05/2017)

Valley sees rampant cases of sexual exploitation of girls, by Anita Shrestha (ht 02/05/2017)

Groom involved in child married arrested (rep 01/05/2017)

Dad kills daughter, makes suicide bid, by Biplab Bhattarai (kp 30/04/2017)

Beware of beautiful dreams: Poverty, unemployment and lack of awareness are among the many factors that feed human trafficking, by Reena Chikanbanjar (ht 30/04/2017)

Woman beaten in captivity by husband, in-laws over dowry (kp 28/04/2017)

End the conflict: Political parties have been debating amnesty while making no effort to strengthen the existing justice system, by Ram Kumar Bhandari (kp 28/04/2017)

Catch those pirates: Intellectual property infringement must be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law, by Pratyush Nath Upreti (kp 26/04/2017)

Police patrol attacked, shotgun robbed (kp 25/04/2017)

CIB probing man on women trafficking charge (kp 25/04/2017)

Organ trafficking rife in Kavre, expanding to other districts (ht 25/04/2017)

People’s Movement victim living with paralysis (ht 24/04/2017) [To remember: Now DPM Thapa ordered the brutal procedure of police forces in April 2006!!]

No promising leads in recent shooting cases (kp 23/05/2017)

Probe into war-era cases affected as CIEDP staffers deployed for polls (ht 23/04/2017)

Organ traffickers ‘run health camps’ to lure people (kp 21/04/2017)

Police rescue abducted man; two arrested (kp 20/04/2017)

Rise in crimes involving social networking sites worries police (ht 20/04/2017)

Pokhara-based banker ‘flees with millions of rupees’, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 20/04/2017)

Arson attack on Dhobighat church (kp 19/04/2017), Christian federation demands swift action against attackers (kp 20/04/2017), Christian community demands security (ht 20/04/2017)

Circulation of fake Rs 500 notes rife in Pokhara, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 19/04/2017)

3 ex-NA officials convicted of killing Maina Sunuwar: Kavre court passes landmark verdict on a case that had been dragging on for 13 years; Sentences former soldiers in absentia to 20 years in jail for the murder of teenage girl, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 18/04/2017) [The verdict remains symbolic as long as they are not arrested and serve their sentences!!], UN welcomes court verdict on Maina Sunuwar murder: Calls ruling a significant step towards ensuring victims’ rights to justice (kp 19/04/2017), Fresh wounds: Conviction of the perpetrators of war-era cases provides hope for justice, but enforcement is key (kp 19/04/2017), Nepal: Need Effective Steps to Enforce Court Verdicts; Rule of Law Should Prevail, Not Political Protectionism (Amnesty International 20/04/2017), Maina case forwarded to High Court (kp 04/05/2017)

Caste discrimination: Where Dalits can’t buy milk, by Jagat Khadka (rep 18/04/2017)

Elderly woman attacked on ‘witchcraft’ charge (kp 18/04/2017)

Neighbours attack couple for witchcraft (ht 18/04/2017)

Vandals set ablaze NC’s Kailali office (ht 18/04/2017)

Rukum struggling to contain illegal poppy cultivation, by Hari Gautam (kp 17/04/2017)

Bus mafia controlling Nepal’s transport (kp 17/04/2017), The bus mafia controlling Nepal’s smog-choked capital (ht 17/04/2017)

Boy, 14, dies at police school; kin cry foul play , by Anup Ojha (kp 16/04/2017)

Govt delay in releasing funds puts temporary cops at their wits’ end: With no cash in hand, recruits are facing hard time managing food and lodging, by Manish Gautam (kp 15/04/2017)

The Red Line for Holi: In light of last month’s social media furore regarding harassment during Holi, the authors conducted a short poll to understand the extent and dimension of the issue. Here is what they found, by Supriya Manandhar and Nasala Chitrakar (kp 15/04/2017)

Court to govt: Arrest murder convict Bal Krishna Dhungel (kp 14/04/2017), SC orders police to arrest murder-convict Dungel within 7 days (rep 14/04/2017), Arrest Order Against Dhungel: A Blow To Prachanda, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 16/04/2017)

Conflict-era cases: Official’s error deprives a family of compensation, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 13/04/2017)

Local gangster shot at in Boudha: Police claim to have identified assailant, by Manish Gautam (kp 12/04/2017)

Nepal Airlines captain held with  $93,600 (kp 11/04/2017), CIB likely to take up Awale case (kp 12/04/2017), Cpt Awale freed on bail (kp 17/04/2017)

DAO employee among 3 held for Abduction (kp 11/04/2017)

Dealing with crime (ht 10/04/2017)

16,808 persons go missing in three years (ht 08/04/2017)

Cyber crimes of harassing women on rise, by Samipa Khanal (kp 07/04/2017)

Female cop files assault complaint against DSP (kp 07/04/2017)

Absconding human trafficking convict held after 18 years (ht 07/04/2017)

Even with health posts, Mugu women give birth in cowsheds (ht 07/04/2017)

Chand-led Maoists threaten aspiring candidates (ht 06/04/2017)

I/NGOs told to follow election code (kp 05/04/2017) [Those providing relief to earthquake victims before the elections shall be arrested????]

Two murder suspects held (kp 05/04/2017), 2 Chand-Maoist workers held for NC leader’s murder, by Janak KC (rep 05/04/2017)

Security in mess as some in police turn criminals, by Manish Gautam (kp 04/04/2017)

Fire the slowpokes: A new Truth and Reconciliation Commission consisting of nonpartisan experts should be formed; Nepal’s experience suggests that when perpetrators hold the key to power, truth and justice for conflict victims can be sidelined, by DB Subedi (kp 04/04/2017)

4 foreigners nabbed for stealing cash from ATMs (kp 04/04/2017)

Punish human traffickers, House panel directs govt: Committee instructs government to punish traffickers sending women to the Gulf for ‘maid’ jobs (kp 03/04/2017)

Police constable among six arrested for robbery (kp 03/04/2017)

Neighbours thrash Dalit boy for entering kitchen, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 01/04/2017)

Woman found hanging, father suspects murder, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 01/04/2017)

NC leader murdered; Khalanga shut in protest (kp 30/03/2017)

Smuggling of Nepali women: House panel says immigration officials involved; Finds nexus between DoI employees and smugglers (kp 29/03/2017)

Drug cartels tapping women to smuggle cocaine through Nepal (ht 27/03/2017)

Give justice: Parliament should also take up this issue seriously if the State remains apathetic to the CIEDP’s call (ht 27/03/2017)

Woman arrested on charge of murdering husband, by Pabitra Kumar Shah (rep 27/03/2017)

Conflict victims allowed to move SC against TRC Chairman Gurung: Apex court quashes registrar's refusal order (ht 25/03/2017)

Police clueless about gruesome murder of teenage girl (rep 25/03/2017)

Gunman shoots at teacher (kp 23/03/2017)

Two held for selling fake licences (ht 23/03/2017)

Six arrested for stealing electricity (ht 23/03/2017)

Torture victims compensated, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 22/03/2017)

Eight arrested for stealing millions (rep 22/03/2017)

Drive to control drug abuse, sale in western region (kp 21/03/2017)

Man stabbed to death, three others hurt (kp 19/03/2017)

Drug offences top crime chart in Nepal (ht 18/03/2017)

SSP Khatri released on bail, 7 others sent into custody, by Deepak Kharel (rep 18/03/2017)

‘Govt fully committed to stopping financial crime’ (kp 17/03/2017), ‘Govt mulling more stringent AML/TF rules’ (ht 17/03/2017)

UDMF activists vandalise sign boards (ht 16/03/2017), UDMF cadres tear down local unit signboards, padlock offices, by Mithilesh Yadav /rep 18/03/2017)

2 incidents of theft in Capital (kp 16/03/2017)

Woman kills brother-in-law (rep 16/03/2017)

War-victims demand TRC office bearers’ resignation (ht 16/03/2017)

SLMM activists set passenger bus on fire (kp 15/03/2017)

Additional 14,988 conflict victims verified, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 15/03/2017)

Murder-convict Dhungel felicitated in Okhaldhunga: Dhungel and seven others had been convicted for the murder. Six have already completed their jail terms while the seventh, Pushkar Gautam, is still in jail, by Anil Bhandari (rep 14/03/2017)

DoSM drags six firms to court over malpractice: The department filed cases based on a provision in the Black-Marketing and Social Offences Act 1975 (kp 14/03/2017)

Youths vandalise Seti Zonal Hospital (ht 14/03/2017)

Boy, chained up for 17 years, in want of medical attention, by Surendra Bhandari (rep 14/03/2017)

6-year old girl roped to wooden bed for two years, by Shankar Shrestha (kp 13/03/2017)

Man allegedly killed by co-workers (rep 13/03/2017)

Bill moots alternative punishment to prison (ht 12/03/2017)

Vehicles vandalised for defying bandh in Gaighat (kp

161 hooligans under police surveillance (ht 10/03/2017)

New bride forced out of home on charge of witchcraft (rep 09/03/2017)

Is Women's Day only for the well-offs?, by Jagat Kahdka (rep 09/03/2017)

Woman found murdered (kp 07/03/2017)

Women exploited in entertainment sector (ht 07/03/2017)

Three protesters killed in police firing in Saptari, by Abadhesh Kumar Jha (kp 07/03/2017), 3 dead as UDMF cadres clash with police, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 07/03/2017), CPN-UML’s East-West Campaign And PN Shah’s Sword, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 07/03/2017), Police killings spark protests: Morcha supporters enforce strike, shut eastern Tarai districts, by Abdhesh Kumar Jha (kp 08/03/2017), Govt recalls Saptari CDO, security chiefs: Decides to deploy additional 300 security personnel in the district, by Manish Gautam (kp 08/03/2017), Congress lawmakers demand judicial probe (kp 08/03/2017), Family members inconsolable after death of breadwinner, by Mikthilesh Yadav (rep 08/03/2017), NHRC concerned over obstruction: Commissioner Ansari’s vehicle vandalised (kp 10/03/2017), UDMF cadres torch bus for defying strike in Saptari (ht 10/03/2017), Death toll in Saptari incident rises (ht 10/03/2017), Probe into Maleth incident begins (kp 24/03/2017), Parliamentary team in Rajbiraj to study shooting incident (ht 24/03/2017)

HRC begins probe into teenager’s murder (ht 06/03/2017)

Shootout at Swoyambhu: Police rescue 3, arrest abductors after gunfight (kp 05/03/2017)

Chhaupadi tradition: Women’s monthly exile continues (kp 05/03/2017)

CIB submits case to govt attorney (kp 05/03/2017), Gold smuggling: Case filed against 12 suspects (kp 06/03/2017), Court records statements of accused (kp 07/03/2017)

Health staff obstruct polio vaccination in many districts, by Manish Gautam (kp 05/03/2017), 18 officials booked for disrupting polio drive (kp 06/03/2017)

Surge in opium cultivation posing threat to security (ht 05/03/2017)

OAG stresses scientific investigation of crime (kp 04/03/2017)

Rape tops list of crime against women in Nepal (ht 03/03/2017)

Bhatta asks TRC secretariat to call meeting pronto (ht 03/03/2017)

Cashing in on tragedy: The growing epidemic of hospital vandalism and attacks on health workers reflects extreme politics and erosion of the rule of law in Nepal, by Sonia Awale (nt 03/03/2017)

Teenage girl’s death sparks tension in Dharan: Locals claim that the girl was  murdered by her foster parents (kp 02/03/2017), Dharan teen’s death: Autopsy reveals she was sexually abused; 13-year-old Anusha of Punya Marga, Dharan, died while being treated for insecticide poisoning on Monday (kp 04/03/2017)

Man found dead under mysterious circumstances (kp 02/03/2017)

Daylight thefts on the rise in Valley (ht 01/03/2017)

Students break norms as FSU election nears: Padlocking, vandalism, arson, clashes common at TU campuses (kp 28/02/2017), 12 injured as students clash (rep 28/012/2017), Explosion at college in Gorkha, padlocking at another, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 28/02/2017)

Experts call for revising torture bill (rep 28/02/2017)

Fight against dirty money: 50 laws need to be amended by 2018, by Kuvera Chalise (rep 28/02/2017)

Eight suspects arrested in Tiwari murder case, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 27/02/2017), Manoj Pun anchored to Tiwari's murder: Police, by Sher Bahadur KC (rep 27/02/2017)

16,717 drug traffickers booked in six years, shows NCB data 27/02/2017)

Police round up four on charge of fraud: Rs 2.3 million without any legal source of income was found in the accounts of one of the arrestees (kp 26/02/2017)

Smuggling of medicinal herbs goes unchecked in Salyan, by Biplav Maharjan (kp 26/02/2017)

Underage marriage bid thwarted in Sindhuli (ht 25/02/2017)

Police arrest six for robbing businessmen (kp 24/02/2017)

Pro-UDMF students torch Thakur Ram College office, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 24/02/2017)

Politics and policing: Evidence suggests a strong police-politician nexus has the potential to embolden criminal elements, by Subindra Bogati (kp 24/02/2017)

Still no clue about missing woman’s whereabouts (ht 24/02/2017)

Newborns battle to survive in sheds, by Prakash Singh (ht 23/02/2017)

Progress on transitional justice precious little: AI (kp 23/02/2017)

Police not taking VAW cases seriously: Victims, by Madan Thakur (rep 22/02/2017)

School vandalized after student's sudden death (rep 21/02/2017)

Families of the disappeared to side with CIEDP, by Dewan Rai (kp 20/02/2017)

CMBFL loan scam: Another fugitive in police net (kp 20/02/2017)

Caste-based discrimination still rife in Bajhang villages, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 19/02/2017)

Teacher beats up student unconcious, parents demand action (rep 18/02/2017)

Four held with Buddha statue, animal paw: Police say the racket’s link in Pokhara and other parts of the country has been established (kp 17/02/2017)

Lamki Multiple Campus chief, deputy missing; abduction suspected (kp 16/02/2017)

Excavations in Chure go unabated with backing from authorities: Locals face shortage of water, ruined farmland, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 16/02/2017)

Scholarship students say medical colleges cheating them, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 16/02/2017)

Missing girl, 7, found murdered, by Manoj Paudel (kp 15/02/2017)

Parliamentary panel defines heinous crimes: Proposes sentence till death; Ups life sentence to 25 years, by Rupesh Acharya (ht 15/02/2017) [Chhaupadi still punished mildly and only if a woman dies; else, it's still not treated as crime!!]

Chand-led Maoists step up extortion drive (rep 15/02/2017) [Party leaders who order such crimes have to be punished severely!!]

Three girls rescued from Indo-Nepal border, by Nirmal Ghimire (rep 15/02/2017)

Six boys gang-rape 17-year-old girl, film video (kp 14/02/2017)

Families of Kotbada victims still await justice, by Shankar Shrestha (rep 14/02/2017) [This has been cold-blooded murder committed by the army and those responsible have been well known from the very first moment!]

TU rector's vehicle set on fire (rep 14/02/2017)

'Consultancies into human trafficking, money laundering', by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 14/02/2017)

Murder convict extradited from Saudi 18 years after the crime (kp 13/02/2017)

‘Keep TRC, CIEDP out of politics’, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 12/02/2017)

Students enforce vehicular strike (kp 11/02/2017) [Vandalism is a severe crime and must be punished accordingly! Strikes cannot be forced by crime!]

Teenage girl raped, murdered in Sindhuli (ht 11/02/2017)

Trafficking in women, children on the rise (ht 11/02/2017)

Man held for trying to sell woman (rep 11/02/2017)

Teenagers’ club foils child marriage (rep 10/02/2017)

Highway robbery: Nepal’s public transport is in the grip of cartels which will do anything to prevent competition, by Shreejana Shrestha (nt 10/03/2017)

Transitional justice act amendment: Draft defines disappearance, by Dewan Rai (kp 09/02/2017)

2 temple priests held for abusing Dalit worshipper (kp 08/02/2017)

Toilets off-limits to menstruating females in Bajhang, by Jagat Khadka (rep 08/02/2017)

'Woman killed for refusing to have sex' (rep 08/02/2017)

Girl dies after jilted lover attacks her with acid in Butwal: The boy, who had returned from Dubai a month ago, is learnt to have thrown  acid after she refused his marriage proposal, by Madhav Dhungana and Amrita Anmol (kp 07/02/2017), An heinous crime: Perpetrators of acid attacks deserve stronger punishment than what the law provides for (kp 08/02/2017)

Boy, 3, found murdered; aunt held (kp 07/02/2017)

No. of cyber crime cases topped 550 this fiscal: Police; The MPCD says easy  access to technology has resulted in rise in number of such crimes (kp 07/02/2017)

SSP Khatri remanded in 4-day judicial custody (kp 07/02/2017)

Jajarkot woman found murdered: Family of 24-year-old Radhika Sunar has claimed that she was murdered by her  husband Dal Bahadur (kp 06/02/2017)

Newborn baby goes missing from hospital ward in Birgunj: Relatives accuse doctors, nurse, administration of negligence (kp 04/02/2017), Whereabouts of missing infant still unknown (kp 05/02/2017), Missing from hospital, infant found after 48 hrs: Police say a childless woman had taken away the newborn three hours after delivery, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 06/02/2017)

Cooperative in Bajura collecting millions without registration (ht 02/02/2017)

Woman set on fire by husband dies, by Arjun Oli (rep 02/02/2017)

INTERPOL Red Corner Notice against 14 Nepalis (ht 01/02/2017)

First meet on investigation concludes (kp 30/01/2017)

Sign agreements to extradite transborder criminals, govt told (ht 30/01/2017)

Nurses being paid nominal salaries by private hospitals: NNC; Montlhly pay of nurses a little more than Rs 3,000, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 28/01/2017)

Aussie envoy launches smpartphone app Nidarr (kp 28/01/2017)

All in the family: Girls are not safe even within their own homes, especially in households dislocated by the earthquake, by Sahina Shrestha (nt 27/01/2017)

‘Foreign fraudsters targeting ATM kiosks’ (kp 26/01/2017)

Criminalizing of Chhaupadi proposed in new legal code: Offenders may get 3 months in jail (rep 26/01/2017) [This is insufficiant against the severe suffering of the women!]

TRC presses for firm govt commitment: Demands legal prerequisites and logistics before term extension, by Dewan Rai (kp 26/01/2017)), TRC fails to decide on term extension (ht 26/01/2017)

Panel on disappearances to seek 1-year term extension, by Dewan Rai (kp 25/01/2017)

Schools turning into playground for politicians, by Raju Adhikari (rep 25/01/2017)

Violence against women: 8 Banke women set on fire in 2 and half yrs, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 24/01/2017)

12 NEA officials among 16 held for electricity theft, by Manish Gautam (kp 23/01/2017), Hunt for power pilferers on: SSP Sarbendra Khanal  says police are looking  for other owners who earned millions through meter tampering (kp 24/01/2017)

TJ bodies divided over extra tenure: The mandate of the TRC and the CIEDP, formed to look into conflict-era  cases, expires on Feb 10, by Dewan Rai (kp 21/01/2017)

Hubby sets wife on fire after dousing her in kerosene, by Arjun Oli (rep 20/01/2017), Drunken man sets wife on fire in Banke, by Arjun Oli (rep 21/01/2017)

3 among CA brawlers have become ministers: Vandals still not punished two years on; Probe committee report not published, by Ashok Dahal (rep 18/01/2017) [politics of impunity!]

Secretaries with VDC budgets out of contact, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 18/01/2017)

Police confiscate weapons and wildlife parts from forest guard's house, by Madan Thakur (rep 18/01/2017)

Woman found murdered (kp 17/01/2017)

TRC working to set up regional office in Dipayal (rep 17/01/2017)

Police seize 15kg gold, arrest jeep driver (kp 15/01/2017)

Man hacked to death in Mahottari (kp 15/01/2017)

Mental patient languishing in iron cage (ht 14/01/2017)

Probe launched into illegal land registration (ht 14/01/2017)

IC demonetization may have upped gold smuggling, by Deepak Kharel (rep 13/01/2017)

Hindu-Muslim dispute upsets harmony of Kapilvastu village, by Manoj Paudel (kp 11/01/2017)

Rampant smuggling through tia: Stakeholders blame lack of coordination among govt agencies, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 11/01/2017), Gold haul at Tribhuvan International Airport: Probe to be turned over to CIB: Nidhi (kp 12/01/2017)

Shahi, Budha get 1 month for smearing soot on Karki (kp 10/01/2017)

Long road to justice: Conflict victims have been waiting and waiting for transitional justice bodies to act, by Ram Kumar Bhandari (kp 10/01/2017)

Rautahat woman murdered mysteriously (ht 09/01/2017), Woman found dead; parents claim ‘murdered over dowry’, by Pawan Yadav (kp 10/01/2017)

Victims of real estate scam demand justice (ht 08/01/2017)

Rs 11.68 bn compensation claimed from VoIP racketeers (ht 08/01/2017)

No justice, no peace: The commissions have made reasonable progress in the transitional justice process, despite non-cooperation from the government, by Dewan Rai (kp 07/01/2017)

Polygraph test conducted on 1,314 suspects so far (ht 06/01/2017)

Wrongfully shot suspect turns out to be innocent: Victim's family accuses police of shooting Shahi despite knowing he was innocent, by Nirmal Ghimire (rep 06/01/2017)

Superstition-based violence on the rise (kp 05/01/2017)

Stop the scourge: We must come together as a society  to reject the woeful practice of dowry (kp 05/01/2017)

Living in constant fear: Children learn from what they see at home and outside. No wonder they believe gender inequality is normal in society, by Aleena Udas Sharma (rep 05/01/2017)

Transitional justice: Boundary dispute leaves bill to amend act in the balance, by Dewan Rai (kp 05/01/2017)

14 Chandannath idols recovered, by LP Devkota (kp 04/01/2017)

Mum and daughter dead, 2 girls hospitalised (kp 04/01/2017), Mother commits suicide after feeding poison to three daughters, by Santosh Singh (rep 04/01/2017)

Private drugs sellers’ syndicate blocks procurement for hospital pharmacy, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 03/01/2017)

Abduction, murder case still unsolved after 14 months (ht 03/01/2017)

Forest guard brutally killed, by Ananda Gautam (kp 02/01/2017)

Smugglers after Bajura’s rich herbs repository, by Arjun Shah (kp 01/01/2017)

48 rapes recorded in three months (ht 01/01/2016)

1 SUV torched, another vandalised in Capital (kp 31/12/2016), Kohalpur tense after attack on YAN central member, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 31/12/2016)

Settle VAW cases within 3 months: CJ, by Nagendra Upadhyaya (rep 31/12/2016)

Smuggling of medicinal herbs to China on the rise (ht 31/12/2016)

Rasuwagadhi becoming a ‘new transit for gold smuggling’ (kp 30/12/2016)

Police probe woman’s death (kp 30/12/2016)

Two policemen hurt in firing AT Nepal-India border (kp 30/12/2016)

Poisoned greens: Farmers’ tendency to spray banned pesticides on vegetables poses grave health risks to consumers, by Vikash Raj Satyal (rep 28/12/2016)

Fraudulent agents tricking unwitting migrants in Delhi: Nepal Police receives 281 plaints on fraud cases from Nepalis based in  various countries between Sept 2015 and Oct 2016, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 27/12/2016)

Man on police most wanted list arrested: Bijay Patel is arrested by Indian police in Raxaul  before being handed over to a team from the Central Regional Police Office, Hetauda, by Laxmi Sah (kp 27/12/2016)

Police find new lead on stolen idols from Jumla, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 27/12/2016), ‘I was wrongfully shot by police’, by Nirmal Ghimire (rep 30/12/2016)

Speech impaired minor gang-raped, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 26/12/2016)

Supreme Court asks police again to arrest Dhungel, by Dewan Rai (kp 26/12/2016), SC body again tells police to arrest murder convict Dhungel, by Nabin Khatiwada (rep 27/12/2016)

Girl, 14, quits school to support mother, sister after quake: The 14-year-old says her family did not get housing aid because her uncles took away the papers after her father’s death, by Anish Tiwari (kp 25/12/2016)

Govt set to introduce bylaw to crack down on oil pilferage (ht 25/12/2016)

Black soot smeared on suspended CIAA chief’s face, two held: The Chand-led CPN-Maoist says the move was preplanned (kp 23/12/2016), Suspended CIAA chief manhandled on SC premises (kp 23/12/2016)

Nepali air passengers being levied excess tax illegally: NTB has been pocketing the sum since long (ht 23/12/2016)

Enforce laws to check VAW, say rights activists: Call for bringing guilty to book (kp 22/12/2016), Violence against women unabated (ht 22/12/2016)

Children vulnerable as rapes and murders soar, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 22/12/2016)

13 child marriages stopped in 8 mths in Baitadi (kp 22/12/2016)

‘Parties reluctant to approve Rome Statute’: Rights activists say party leaders fear they will be dragged into cases of human rights abuses (kp 21/12/2016)

Youth Association Nepal Rupandehi chief shot dead: Durga Tiwari succumbed to bullet injuries while undergoing treatment, by Amrita Anmol (kp 20/12/2016), Police arrest 3 in connection with Tiwari murder, by Amrita Anmol (kp 21/12/2016), Police play down political motive in Tiwari murder, by Sher Bahadur KC (rep 21/12/2016), Tiwari cremated, Rupandehi admin to recommend for martyr’s honour (kp 22/12/2016)

Embassy alerts Nepalis on trafficking trend via Thailand: Fraudsters said to be  trapping Nepalis by  making them overstay in Thailand and sending them to other countries (kp 20/12/2016)

Chhaupadi takes away 15-year-old girl’s life in Achham, by Prakash Singh (ht 19/12/2016), 15-yr-old dies in Chhaupadi shed (rep 19/12/2016)

Domestic violence in Jhapa: Girls more susceptible to domestic violence, by Raju Adhikari (rep 19/12/2016)

Plug loopholes: A significant number of crime suspects being able to give the police the slip is another way of saying that impunity exists (ht 19/12/2016)

Police bust human trafficking racket (kp 19/12/2016)

Bajura women compelled to give birth in cowsheds (ht 18/12/2016)

9,975 crime suspects give cops the slip in two years (ht 18/12/2016)

Man held with fake notes, by Aash Gurung (kp 18/12/2016)

8-year-old boy murdered after abduction, three suspects held, by Abdhesh Kumar Jha (kp 16/12/2016), Neighbor kidnaps and murders minor, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 17/12/2016)

CID to create central criminal record system (ht 16/12/2016)

Dowry contributes significant share in earnings of ministers, by Binod Ghimire (kp 16/12/2016)

Student rally to protest ‘murders’ of two women (kp 15/12/2016)

UML workers injured in attack (ht 15/12/2016)

Youth arrested on charge of raping Mahottari teen (ht 14/12/2016)

Teenager raped by Baglung man in Gongabu (ht 14/12/2016)

Suspects behind robbery, murder spree captured: Police believe the terror reign of the gang in Rupandehi since 2011 has ended with the arrest of Pasawan and Bishwokarma, by Amrita Anmol (kp 14/12/2016)

Group of teenage girls foils underage marriage: According to the District Women and Children Office, about 52 percent of girls in Bajhang marry before their legal age (kp 13/12/2016)

Mystery surrounds death of a woman accused of 'practicing witchcraft', by Madhusudan Guragain (rep 12/12/2016), NHRC probes death of Dalit woman in Kavre (kp 13/12/2016), Probe Pariyar’s death, says NHRC (kp 21/12/2016), Speedy justice sought for Laxmi Pariyar’s family (ht 22/12/2016)

Months on, Special Court struggles to serve notices to ex-APF chiefs (rep 12/12/2016)

25 arrested after attack on police post in Bouddha (kp 12/12/2016), Mob vandalises Nayabasti police beat (ht 12/12/2016), Bauddha cop beat vandalized over cabbie's 'suspicious' death (rep 12/12/2016), Police arrest suspects in taxi driver’s death (ht 14/12/2016), Police finally crack taxi driver death mystery, nab five suspects (ht 15/12/2016)

Violence taking its toll on women, girls (ht 12/12/2016)

Vegetable market in Baneshwor demolished: Structures pulled down after vendors refused to vacate land as per court order, by Anup Ojha (kp 11/12/2016), Government officials demolish Baneshwor vegetable market (ht 11/12/2016)

Sexagenarian sent to jail over attempted rape charge (rep 10/12/2016)

Three arrested for stealing Rs 3.5 million (rep 10/12/2016)

The gods will be angry: In the remote mountains of western Nepal, women still deliver babies in dirty, cold and stuffy cowsheds, by Mina Sharma and Prakash Singh (nt 09/12/2016)

NIC, UN Women, Zonta Club stand against VAW (kp 08/12/2016), Violence against women: Central role of health workers, by Giulia Vallese and Jos Vandelaer (ht 08/12/2016)

Kin of deceased vandalise Chitwan Medical College: The patient had died due to eclampsia (ht 08/12/2016)

Chand Maoist men held with huge cache of ammunition (kp 08/12/2016)

Business community in Bhairahawa condemns murder bid on Neupane (kp 08/12/2016)

High Court upholds verdict in torture case (kp 07/12/2016)

Man kills woman after attempts of abortion fail (rep 07/12/2016)

Where mothers give birth in cowsheds, by Prakash Singh (ht 05/12/2016)

Scant incentive fails to impress informers of gold smuggling, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 05/12/2016)

Rs 6m robbed in cash, gold (kp 05/12/2016)

Diesel smuggling reports: Ministry intensifies checks of tankers, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 05/12/2016)

Government fails to amend TRC Act to facilitate transitional justice process, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 04/12/2016), TJ act amendment: Old definition of murder retained in proposed bill; Murder redefined as ‘all kinds of killing’ from ‘act of killing under control’, by Dewan Rai (kp 05/12/2016)

Rolpali women seeking justice (ht 04/12/2016), Rolpali women seeking justice, by Kabita Upadhyay (rep 05/12/2016)

Domestic violence on the rise in Sindhuli (ht 03/12/2016)

TRC records 295 complaints on sexual assaultRights activists say the real number could be higher: A human rights lawyer Rukmani Maharjan says many victims have not shared their stories with their partners, by Dewan Rai (kp 02/12/2016)

Violence against women: Slippery path to justice, by Wenny Kusuma and Kirti Thapa (ht 02/12/2016)

#IWalkFreely: Survey reveals young women in Nepal are exposed to greater dangers than just cat calls and wolf whistles, by Asmita Gauchan (nt 02/12/2016)

Police arrest fugitive for duping foreign job aspirants (rep 02/12/2016)

'Little progress made against Chhaupadi', by Menuka Dhungana (kp 01/12/2016), Reform begins at home: Behavioural changes are needed to remove the stigma associated with menstruation (kp 02/12/2016)

SC orders TRC to investigate all complaints: Court scraps standard guidelines for shelving complaints while the TRC regulations remain, by Dewan Rai (kp 30/11/2016)

Something amiss: Violence on women (rep 30/11/2016)

Six Nepalis arrested for transporting explosives from India, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 30/11/2016)

Violence against women continues unabated, by Santosh Singh (rep 29/11/2016), ‘1 in 7 suffered abuse in the past 12 months’ (kp 30/11/2016)

"Complaints against police helping in effective policing", by Kamal Pariyar (rep 29/11/2016)

CIEDP calls for clarity on defintion of disappearance, by Dewan Rai (kp 28/11/2016)

Women working in informal sector: Rights groups call for law to combat internal trafficking; Poor young girls are being forced to work in massage parlours and dance bars in city areas with fake offers of respectable jobs (kp 28/11/2016)

Tansen locals protest against police for failing to arrest murderers (rpp 28/11/2016)

Final hearing in Adhikary murder case deferred (ht 28/11/2016)

28 ancient idols stolen from Chandannath, by LP Devkota (kp 28/11/2016)

A burning issue: Violence against women is detrimental not only to the victim but to the whole community (kp 25/11/2016), Women suffered more violence at home than outside last year: Worec report, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 26/11/2016), Violence against women continues unabated (ht 27/11/2016)

Police arrest two agents trying to settle rape case (rep 25/11/2016)

Govt told to probe fraud cases in foreign job sector (kp 25/11/2016)

Transporters start installing security locking system in fuel tankers: The system is expected to control possible leakage of petro products, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 25/11/2016)

Rape of 5-year-old girl revealed after two months: The girl’s family did not report the incident fearing stigma (kp 24/11/2016)

Corporal punishment rampant in pvt schools (ht 24/11/2016)

Chhaupadi takes its toll on women in Achham (ht 24/11/2016)

Bajhang village ends Chhaupadi, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 23/11/2016)

One injured in explosion (kp 22/11/2016)

Chhaupadi practice: Achham woman’s death concerns PM (kp 20/11/2016)

Act amendment delay stymies TRC: Term expiring in two months, by Nabin Khatiwada (rep 19/11/2016)

Prosecution in serious rights violations, says PM, by Dewan Rai (kp 18/11/2016)

262.82 kg smuggled gold seized in three years (ht 18/11/2016)

Social stigma related to sexual violence still rampant in society (ht 17/11/2016), Women’s security is responsibility of all citizens, says DPM Nidhi (ht 17/11/2016)

More children lost, abandoned (ht 17/11/2016)

Stakeholders ignored while framing TRC Act amendment bill, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 17/11/2016)

Police shoot dead armed man in Rautahat, by Laxmi Sah and Pawan Yadav (kp 15/11/2016), Police, robbers exchange fire (ht 15/11/2016)

Police highhandedness becomes viral (ht 15/11/2016)

KU VC’s office vandalised (kp 15/11/2016), Ruling Maoist party's students vandalise KU VC's office, by Madhusudhan Guragai (rep 15/11/2016), ANNISU-R leader held for vandalising KU VC office (kp 17/11/2016), ‘PM attends KU convocation after his party cadre was freed’ (kp 23/11/2016) [???]

Illegal export of boulders rampant (ht 15/11/2016)

Banda affects normal life nationwide (kp 14/11/2016), 295 detained for vandalism during banda (rep 14/11/2016)

Quake victims in Laharepauwa camp brace for another winter under tents, by Nirajan Paudel (rep 14/11/2016) [Those responsible in government and administration should be punished severely!]

CIAA riding roughshod over right to privacy: Sophisticated gear used to collect private and confidential information on people not related to any investigations, by Deepak Kharel (rep 14/11/2016)

Police step up vigilance to check ATM fraud (ht 13/11/2016)

Karki ‘ran safe house’ to spy on people: Multiple sources say police complicit in CIAA chief’s shenanigans (kp 12/11/2016)

Elderly couple beaten to death for ‘witchcraft’, by Krishna Thapa (kp 11/11/2016)

Police probe suspected ‘murder-suicide’ (kp 11/11/2016)

Legal hurdle delays probe into TRC cases, by Dewan Rai (kp 10/11/2016)

Nepal Police hails ban on IRs 500, 1000 notes: Expects the move will help put an end to smuggling of fake Indian currency using Nepali territory (ht 10/11/2016)

Assaulted by hubby, woman in hospital for past 1 month (kp 09/11/2016)

Final hearing in Adhikary murder case deferred (ht 09/11/2016)

Husband who burnt wife alive refuses to divorce her, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 09/11/2016)

6 Bangladeshis held for suspicious activity (kp 09/11/2016)

Impeachment and impunity: Impeachment of CIAA chief would be an important symbolic step, but it must not be used to hide or side-step widespread systemic impunity in Nepal’s body politic, by Kul Chandra Gautam (rep 09/11/2016)

Defrauders in net, PIN change suggested (kp 08/11/2016), Romanian gang active in ATM fraud shifts focus to Nepal, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 08/11/2016), A stitch in time: Greater vigilance and stricter enforcement of  regulations are needed to curb electronic crimes (kpm 09/11/2016), Banks told to make card  transactions more secure, by Bibek Subedi (kp 09/11/2016), Data of clients not compromised, say local banks: All the reported cases related to ATM fraud involved accountholders of foreign banks (ht 11/11/2016), ATM skimmers had criminal records, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 28/11/2016)

Attempts to cover up rape case riles rights activists, locals (ht 08/11/2016)

Tackling Human Trafficking, by Rupa Sharma ‘Neha’ (rn 08/11/2016)

Manipal teachers strike to press their demands: Students say classes have not taken place since August 23, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 08/11/2016), Teachers’ agitation hits students hard (ht 08/11/2016)

Decomposing body of woman found in Bhaktapur (rep 07/11/2016), Decomposed body identified to be of a girl killed by her lover (rep 09/11/2016), 19-year-old man held for girlfriend’s murder: The victim’s body was found inside a jute sack in a field in Bode recently (kp 10/11/2016)

Govt set to add 17 more shelters for trafficking victims (kp 06/11/2016)

‘Resource crunch affecting probe into conflict-era cases’ (ht 06/11/2016)

Women hesitant to report cases of sexual harassment, by Gyanu Sapkota (rep 05/11/2016)

Two arrested over Itahari shootout: DSP Naresh Raj Subedi says the main suspect is on the run (kp 03/11/2016), Police capture main accused of Itahari shootout (kp 04/11/2016)

More women face domestic violence (ht 03/11/2016)

Disappearance cases: CIEDP to start exhumation of burial sites, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 29/10/2016)

CIEDP proceeds investigation with no clear law, by Dewan Rai (kp 27/10/2016)

More than laws needed: A number of factors prevent Nepali women from reporting marital rape, by Saloni Maheshwari (kp 25/10/2016)

Maoist Centre whip to vote for Karki’s impeachment (kp 24/10/2016), Discussion after motion is tabled tomorrow (kp 24/10/2016), Central bank releases Rs8b in Ncell profit: Permission for FY2011-12 dividend repatriation at suspended CIAA chief Karki’s behest, sources claim (kp 24/10/2016), CIAA releases frozen bank lockers sans NRB consent (kp 24/10/2016)

AHW accused of selling medicines that patients should get for free (kp 23/10/2016)

Two more held for explosions at Capital schools: Police say the duo had planted explosive devices outside two schools in Jorpati on September 20 (kp 22/10/2016)

Three arrested for fraud, trafficking: Owners of two educational consultancies are being investigated after seven of their Europe-bound clients were stranded in Russia (kp 20/10/2016)

Human trafficking up through border entry points in far-west (ht 20/10/2016)

Missing man found dead (kp 20/10/2016)
Recalled SPs told to rejoin duty, by Manish Gautam (kp 20/10/2016) [Political intervention tp prevent legal investigation!]

Kathmandu crime rate highest across nation (ht 19/10/2016)

Drug convict nabbed 20 years after crime (ht 19/10/2016)

CIEDP asks complainants to provide further information: The commission, which has received 2,893 complaints so far, has sent letters to all the petitioners across the country, by Dewan Rai (kp 18/10/2016)

Illegal mustard oil imports put local producers on brink (kp 18/10/2016)

Disappearances truth and reconciliation act: Amendment proposal stirs a fresh debate; Proposal to restore the constitutional rights of attorney general to decide whether the perpetrator is to be prosecuted as directed by the Supreme Court, by Dewan Rai (kp 17/10/2016)

Passengers complain of high transport fares during Dashain (ht 17/10/2016)

Man killed in police action was ‘involved in Kedia abduction’: Ahmad had been involved in criminal activities such as abduction and robbery, by Bhushan Yadav (kp 16/10/2016)

‘Chhaupadi-free’ village still follows repealed tradition (ht 16/10/2016)

Smuggling of goods on the rise in Rautahat (ht 16/10/2016)

18 types of reparation schemes proposed for war-era crimes, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 15/10/2016)

Vehicles fleecing passengers (ht 15/10/2016)

Woman’s murder sparks protest, by Dilliram Khatiwada (kp 14/10/2016)

Dalits deprived of social security allowance (ht 14/10/2016)

Woman rescued from traffickers’ clutch (ht 10/10/2016)

Husband arrested in connection with wife's suicide case (rep 09/10/2016)

80 girls, women raped in past three months, says SMN report (ht 08/10/2016)

an arrested for attempting to murder ex-wife (ht 07/10/2016)

Rupadiya border a transit point for human trafficking (ht 07/10/2016)

Crime growth lowest in decade: IGP Aryal (rep 07/10/2016)

400 women, children saved from trafficking in eight months (rep 06/10/2016)

A temple in Janakpur where women are not allowed (kp 05/10/2016)

Public vehicles overcharging passengers (ht 05/10/2016)

Dalit man from Bajhang tortured for ‘defiling temple’ (kp 04/10/2016)

Bill seeks to make parties pay for their cadre's vandalism, by Ashok Dahal (rep 04/10/2016) [This has been overdue for long! Besides, the culprits have to be punished!]

Take action: Govt needs to wake up to the misery caused by the transport syndicate (kp 04/10/2016)

Legal lapses: "If there were more cases of domestic violence and sexual assault against men piling up at our offices, the court would have no choice but to work on building stronger laws", interview with advocate Sushma Gautam (rep 30/09/2016)

Govt calls taxi drivers' demands irrational: 56 protesting cabbies arrested, released, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 29/09/2016) [There is no difference between politicians and taxi drivers: Both think they have the right to break the law and cheat the people!]

Five officials transferred from CIEDP: CIEDP Chairman Lokendra Mallick says the decision has upended everything they had planned and been working on until now, by Dewan Rai (kp 29/09/2016) [?? Preventing justice in every possible way!!]

Women's shelter demolition: Women’s rights defenders draw PM Dahal’s attention (kp 29/09/2016)

Police intercept 21 children from Nepal-India border in Baitadi, by Bira Gadal (rep 29/09/2016)

MPs spar over withdrawing Tikapur carnage cases (kp 29/09/2016), House witnesses heated exchange on case withdrawals (ht 29/09/2016)

19 killed in Dhading bus accident: Vehicle lacked road permit; Most victims quake survivors returning home with house rebuilding cash, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 28/09/2016), Bus operators told to pay for treatment of injured (kp 29/09/2016), Tragic accident: We see that the provision of safer journeys is not followed by the transport operators who seem to care only about earning handsome profits (ht 29/09/2016)

46 per cent victims of sexual violence minors, report says (ht 28/09/2016)

Transitional justice: Writ against criteria for dropping complaints, by Dewan Rai (kp 28/09/2016)

‘Witch’ accused tortured, fears filing complaint: A single mother from Dada Gaun in Salyan is tied to a post and tortured for hours on witchcraft charge by her relatives, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 27/09/2016)

Conflict victims concerned about TRC Act bill amendment (ht 27/09/2016)

Seeking justice: Without a credible transitional justice roadmap, path will be open for specific and personally targeted prosecution, by Hari Phuyal (kp 26/09/2016), Ensure justice: Past instances have proved that some of the cases not related to political agitation were withdrawn under political pressure (ht 26/09/2016)

Child rape rate alarming: Report (kp 26/09/2016)

Ministry working to amend Act: The Act which came into effect in 2007 does not acknowledge trafficking can take place inside the country (kp 26/09/2016)

Hearing on Krishna Prasad Adhikari’s murder starts, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 26/09/2016), Chitwan Dist Court completes hearing, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 28/09/2016)

Sandalwood, herbs smuggling up in Bajhang, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 25/09/2016)

Torture in detention in Dipayal: Army offers mea culpa for barring NHRC from probe; Says not letting investigating officials enter NA barracks a mistake, by Dewan Rai (kp 23/09/2016)

Blasts outside schools cause panic: No injuries, minor damage; Police arrest 2 persons, identify them as Maoist Communist Centre members, by Pratichya Dulal and Manish Gautam (kp 21/09/2016), Heinous act: Swift, stern and well-publicised action has to be taken against the perpetrators (kp 21/09/2016), Two behind IED explosion at schools chargesheeted (rep 22/09/2016), Schools remain open defying threat (rep 22/09/2016)

Court records Ganga Maya’s statement: It is the fifth time the court has ordered the petitioner to appear before the court to testify (kp 19/09/2016), Ganga Maya says suspects should take ploygraph test (kp 21/09/2016), Punish my son’s murderers, says Gangamaya, by Tika Ram Rimal (ht 22/09/2016)

Female feticide rampant in far-west (rep 16/09/2016)

Girl, 5, killed by boy, 9, for taunting (kp 15/09/2016)

Cases of human trafficking on the rise: Reports (kp 14/09/2016)

Woman attacked by in-law dies (ht 14/09/2016)

Herbs smuggling goes unchecked: Villagers say the smugglers are taking advantage of lax security in border areas like Limsa where the local police post is vacant from the time it was attacked during Maoist insurgency, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 14/09/2016)

Paedophilia case: American man arrested, five children rescued (kp 12/09/2016)

3 girls raped in a week (kp 12/09/2016)

Human trafficking on rise after earthquakes (ht 10/09/2016)

With banking crimes on rise, new bill takes tougher tack, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 10/09/2016)

Transitional justice: Commissions should be made strong: TRC chair, by Dewan Rai (kp 09/09/2016)

Nab the serial killers: Accidents cannot be prevented but they can and should be minimised so that five innocent people do not die every day, by Shyam KC (kp 09/09/2016)

It’s not over yet: Nepal should hold people accused of torture and other ill-treatment accountable through fair trials in its own courts, by Champa Patel (kp 09/09/2016)

Narjit Sir: A school teacher whose hand was cut off by Maoists 20 years ago has another generation of students as pupils, by Prabir Dadel (nt 09/09/2016), The tears never stop: Nutan Thapa still cannot hold back her tears when she remembers her father, by Om Astha Rai (nt)

Man arrested for trying to get his Indian son-in-law Nepali citizenship as dowry: The accused had bribed officials at Rangeli Municipality to prepare fake birth registration paper for his son-in-law, by Binod Bhandari (kp 08/09/2016)

Dad-son duo held for rape, forced abortion: Police say the father aided his rapist son abort the baby after learning that the minor girl was pregnant (kp 08/09/2016), Paying for torture: Col Lama’s acquittal only underscores how difficult closure of war-era cases can be (kp 08/09/2016)

Man hacked into pieces: Police round three suspects (kp 08/09/2016)

Nepal emerging as major hub for drug trafficking (ht 08/09/2016)

UK court acquits Lama of charges, by Nabin Pokharel (kp 07/09/2016), Col Lama’s acquittal: Setback for moment, but ‘victory in long run’, by Dewan Rai (kp 08/09/2016), Col Lama returns home: The case of Col Kumar Lama, who was acquitted this month by a UK court, is the first war-time crime tried abroad (21/09/2016) [The case is not cleared at all though the army wants to celebrate and honour him!]

Police book 118 taxis for fleecing passengers (kp 06/09/2016)

Ex-minister Gupta held (kp 06/09/2016), Police inspector, ex-minister Gupta partners in crime (kp 07/09/2016)

Call for concrete steps to combat human trafficking: A report by the National Human Rights Commission states that around 16,500 Nepalis were trafficked in the last two years (kp 04/09/2016), National Anti-Trafficking Day: Sex Trafficking Under Our Nose, by Sunil Sainju (rn 04/09/2016), Fight against human trafficking: Calls louder for SAARC convention revision (kp 05/09/2016), Chief Justice for stern law against human trafficking: Ranju Jha, chairperson of parliament committee for women and children, calls for collaboration from all sides to fight trafficking (kp 06/09/2016), The human trail: Improving economic conditions in the country is key to curbing trafficking (kp 06/09/2016)

Police bureau spreading net to nab smugglers, by Pragati Shahi (kp 03/09/2016)

Killer roads: Traffic Police attribute 90 percent of all road accidents in Nepal to transport syndicates, by David Kainee (rep 03/09/2016)

Hiding hidden wounds: After facing years of abuse in Indian brothels, rescued young women have to then struggle to fight stigma back home in Nepal, by Shreejana Shrestha (nt 02/09/2016)

Epicentre of trafficking: Long before the earthquake hit last year, the districts around Kathmandu were already hotbeds of trafficking, by Om Astha Rai (nt 02/09/2016)

Women trafficking continues unabated (rep 31/08/2016), A tell-tale story of a Nepali woman trafficked to Oman, by Rohit Rai (rep 31/08/2016)

Revenge plot backfires as police arrest three for misleading report, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 31/08/2016)

24 dowry cases in six months: WOREC (ht 30/08/2016)

‘28pc women suffer VAW by intimate partner in lifetime’ (kp 28/08/2016)

Woman raped at knifepoint (kp 28/08/2016)

Probe terrifies kin of Nepali Army personnel, by Tekebdra Deuba (ht 28/08/2016)

Public bus operators fleecing passengers (ht 28/08/2016)

Illicit, spurious liquor flowing freely in Valley (kp 28/08/2016)

6-year-old abducted girl raped, murdered (kp 26/08/2016)

Face-to-face: Driver meetHome Ministry for strict
implementation of lawHome Ministry for strict
implementation of laws Maoist activists who set fire to his taxi and destroyed his livelihood
, by Shreejana Shrestha (nt 26/08/2016)

Highways of death: Transport syndicates guarded by greedy politicians and corrupt bureaucrats kill six Nepalis on the road every day, by Santa Gaha Magar (nt 26/08/2016), Cartelling of carnage: The bloodbath on Nepal’s highways is a direct result of Kathmandu’s syndicated politics (nt 26/08/2016), This syndicated state, by Gunjan Upadhyay (rep 26/08/2016)

Motorbike thefts increase slightly (ht 26/08/2016)

Probe Dalit youth’s murder: PM (kp 25/08/2016)

Travellers at the mercy of bus syndicate on Tansen-Butwal route: Vehicles not affiliated to Western Nepal Bus Operators Committee are not allowed to pick up passengers on the road, by Madhav Aryal (kp 25/08/2016)

18 Susta villagers face murder charge, by Narayan Sharma (kp 25/08/2016)

Family, neighbors 'torture' woman for 16 years, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 24/08/2016)

Ramdulari Rana murder case: Panel tells Home Ministry to probe (kp 23/08/2016)

Syndicates rule roost in Pokhara, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 22/08/2016)

Pregnant woman beaten, thrown out of house: Victim’s husband and father-in-law arrested for questioning (kp 22/08/2016)

Laser emitters target NAC aircraft at TIA, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 22/08/2016)

Stolen artefacts recovered (kp 22/06/2016)

5pc of 2,846 plaints ineligible for second phase of inquest: The commission will probe only those incidents that are directly linked with the armed conflict between 1996 and 2006, by Dewan Rai (kp 22/08/2016)

Authorities urged to check smuggling of female Nepali workers (kp 21/08/2016)

Motorcycle thefts on the rise in Saptari (ht 21/08/2016)

Syndicate continues to flourish unabated: Worn-out vehicles carry passengers thrice their seating capacities (kp 20/08/2016)

Govt ‘selling’ rice meant for quake victims, by Tekendra Deuba (ht 20/08/2016)

Mockery of martyrdom: Most of those who have been declared martyrs after 2007 are actually the victims of police brutality and angry mobs, by David Kainee (rep 18/08/2016)

Ministry intensifies market monitoring, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 17/08/2015)

Not enough reporting about cybercrime in BFIs: Police (kp 17/08/2016)

Dahal for swift crackdown on black marketing, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 16/08/2016)

Four murdered in separate incidents (kp 15/08/2016)

Philippine woman rescued from abusive husband (kp 14/08/2016)

Amendment to transitional justice act: Proposed bill sets new definition of murder; Stakeholders say it specifies crimes of certain nature as pardonable, by Dewan Rai (kp 13/08/2016)

Human trafficking cases on the rise in Doti (ht 13/08/2016)

Overall crime rate remains unchanged (ht 13/08/2016)

13-year-old girl raped in Rautahat (ht 12/08/2016)

Uproar over bid to free criminals: Leaders in Parsa demand exoneration of persons involved in serious crimes during Madhes protest (kp 11/08/2016)

Female feticide: Unpardonable crime, by Ajay Shankar Jha and Roshan Kumar Jha (ht 11/08/2016)

Bound pregnant woman rescued in Bajura (ht 11/08/2016)

Woman assaulted over ‘dowry’ (kp 10/08/2016)

Abducted 5-year-old from Bihar rescued in Morang (kp 09/08/2016)

Trafficking charge: Police seek original documents from Spanish embassy, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 09/08/2016)

Theft on the rise in Dhangadi in recent days (ht 09/08/2016)

Reports of rape rise by 6.3 per cent in Valley (ht 08/08/2016)

Police raid four shops for selling counterfeit goods, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 08/08/2016)

Money laundering risk: ‘Nepal second most vulnerable in SAsia’ (kp 06/08/2016)

Human trafficking cases increase by seven per cent (ht 05/08/2016)

Sanghai, others sent to 7-day custody (kp 03/08/2016)

Five trafficked Nepalis rescued from Micronesia (ht 03/08/2016)

Quake-hit girls falling into trafficking trap: According to Maiti Nepal, trafficking in the earthquake-affected districts has increased after the earthquakes (kp 02/08/2016)

UK court acquits Col Lama on one count of torture: Trial continues with hearing on second count postponed until Sept (kp 02/08/2016), ‘A watershed moment for Nepal’s transitional justice’: Rights defenders say the trial in a British court proves that universal jurisdiction does get attracted, by Dewan Rai (kp 03/09/2016)

Police seize contraband drugs worth Rs1.32b: A member of Sanghai Group among five persons held, by Manish Gautam (kp 01/08/2016), Business family involved in drug smuggling: NCB (ht 01/08/2016), Pharmaceutical companies under scanner: Given a dramatic surge in import of chemicals used to produce Amphetamine, a contraband, many firms thought to be misusing it (kp 02/08/2016)

‘In camera’ hearing brings relief to victims, witnesses, by Shiva Puri (kp 01/08/2016)

Tikapur revisited: Those who masterminded the attack that led to the henious killings of eight unarmed policemen are walking free with political protection, by David Kainee (rep 01/08/2016)

794 persons held in Makawanpur (ht 01/08/2016)

Man hacked to death in Dharan (kp 31/07/2016)

Two women rescued (kp 29/07/2016)

Theft, robbery cases on steady rise (ht 29/07/2016)

20 traffic police facing bribery charges undergo polygraph test, by Kamal Pariyar (kp 27/07/2016)

Woman attacked on ‘witchcraft’ charge (kp 26/07/2016)

Shutdown affects public (kp 26/07/2016), Bandh cripples life nationwide (ht 26/07/2016) [Every bandh is a fundamental crime! Its organisers should be punished severely!]

UK court ruling on Col Lama due next week, by Dewan Rai (kp 25/07/2016)

Woman held for helping her nephew cover up teen’s rape (kp 24/07/2016)

NHRC reminds govt to prosecute Godar massacre: The state security force killed five Dhanusha youths on suspicion of helping the insurgency in 2003, by Dewan Rai (kp 24/07/2016)

Five held for force-feeding faeces to woman (kp 22/07/2016)

Rape victim claims police let off one of her assaulters: Says the man has been coercing her to take money and not press charge (kp 21/07/2016)

AI report shows police torturing detainees: Report claims police arrested villagers arbitrarily, tortured  and coerced them into  signing confessions (kp 20/07/2016) [see AI report: Nepal - Torture and Coerced Confessions], Bhatta demands answer from TRC chair (ht 20/07/2016), Nepal Police dismisses AI report as false, biased (kp 28/07/2016)

3 die in separate attacks (kp 20/07/2016)

Complaint registration ends: TRC has over 52k cases to decide in 7 months (kp 18/07/2016)

Abducted Bhaktapur girl rescued (kp 17/07/2016)

3 arrested in Rajbiraj for raping 15-yr-old girl (kp 15/07/2016)

Govt employees beat up client (kp 15/07/2016)

Punish cops involved in misleading the case: House panel; The committee says police personnel investigating the murder of Ramdulari Rana have been accused of distorting evidence and protecting the perpetrators (kp 13/07/2016), Woman seeks justice in capital for slain daughter-in-law, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 13/07/2016)

Woman rescued from forest after two months: The 72-year-old was left in a cave by her son and daughter-in-law, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 13/07/2016)

5 arrested in separate rape incidents, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 12/07/2016)

FNJ condemns threat against journalist Koirala: Japan-based Nepali Anoj Shakya threatens journalist Ashwini Koirala over a news published in Saptahik weekly (kp 11/07/2016)

Nepal ranked 11th in skewed child sex ratio (ht 10/07/2016)

Col extradition may be affected: Experts say criminalising torture and setting up a competent court equivalent to the UK court to continue Col Lama’s trial are fundamental bases on which the extradition process can be negotiated, by Dewan Rai (kp 10/07/2016)

Stigma-free life is what we want: Survivors (kp 10/07/2016)

Fugitive VDC secretary held with Rs 2.4 million (kp 10/07/2016)

Another Maoist MP under scanner, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 09/07/2016)

Janakpur appellate court orders probe into Tarai protest death: Rambibek Yadav was allegedly gunned down by security personnel during a protest in Jaleshwor, Mahottari (kp), Oli proposes fresh deal on power sharing, urges NC to join govt (kp 08/07/2016)

Probe sought into MPs’ alleged role in forgery, human trafficking (kp 07/07/2016)

Wife, daughter convicted in ex-lawmaker’s murder (kp 07/07/2016)

Prez pardons jail time for shooter (kp 06/07/2016) [?? Is this the Nepali idea of justice?]

Chand Maoists on extortion drive (ht 06/07/2016)

Unidentified group torches excavator at road project site (kp 06/07/2016)

Still in the Middle Ages: Torture has yet to be criminalised and it is seen as a legitimate method of investigation, by Randhir Chaudhary (kp 05/07/2016)

Licence to kill? Use of licensed arms to commit crime rife: In majority of arrests, criminals using ‘legally acquired weapons’, by Manish Gautam (kp 03/07/2016)

Gangster Manange, henchman arrested (kp 02/07/2016)

Nepal fares well in trafficking report (kp 02/07/2016)

‘Quake-hit people at higher risk of trafficking’: Traffickers using media and mobile technology to exploit the victims (ht 02/07/2016)

Arrested doctors’ cases handed over to govt attorneys: Preparations underway to file charge-sheet against 36 doctors at district courts, including 12 in Kathmandu (kp 01/07/2016)

45,000 cases registered at TRC so far (kp 01/07/2016)

7 men sentenced in absentia in 2014 gang rape case (kp 30/06/2016)

Sikta irrigation canal crumbles during trial run, by Arjun Oli (rep 29/06/2016), 'Use of substandard materials led to collapse of canal', by Arjun Oli (rep 30/06/2016), Trial and failure: Big infrastructure should be prevented from becoming a Damocles sword (kp 01/07/2016), Quality of work questioned, by Janak Nepal and Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 04/07/2016)

Man gets three years in jail for committing marital rape (kp 28/06/2016)

A horrible business Trafficking has become a low-profit, high-risk enterprise, but traffickers are not aware of this, by Jonathan Hudlow (kp 28/06/2016)

Transitional justice: At least 15 plaints registered against Col Kumar Lama, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 28/06/2016)

CIB launches fresh manhunt to nab criminals on the run: Arrests six murder convicts n Some committed crime 20 years ago (kp 26/06/2016)

Fatal attraction: Traffickers are luring girls with foreign job offers after the old tricks stopped working, by Durga Gautam (kp 26/06/2016)

14 children ‘trafficked’ from Dhankuta rescued in Capital, by Pragati Shahi (kp 25/06/2016)

‘Arrest fear’ cited for cancelled tour: Maoist Centre chief Dahal cancels Australia trip at the last moment, by Dewan Rai (kp 24/06/2016) [Obviously, he feels guilty!]

Six held for raping girl, 19 (kp 23/06/2016)

Critics question CIEDP approach, by Dewan Rai (kp 23/06/2016)

Sexual violence victims wary of case, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 22/06/2016), Victim wrongs: Secrecy shrouding sexual assault cases has prevented understanding of 10-year conflict (kp 23/06/2016)

Serial killer nabbed after 20 years on the run (kp 21/06/2016)

‘Punish perpetrators of sexual violence’ (ht 20/06/2016)

Woman forced out of house by in-laws ‘over dowry’ (ht 19/06/2016)

Flesh trade flourishing along highways (ht 19/06/2016)

Injured Yarsha pickers rescued (kp 18/06/2016)

APF men accused behind gang rape of mute woman, by Manoj Poudel (kp 16/06/2016), NHRC probes into gang-rape (kp 17/06/2016), Punish them: The security agencies must take rape cases seriously, more so when accused are within (kp 17/06/2016), Rape victim has nightmares: Activists wary of attempts to weaken the case (kp 19/06/2016), Deaf-mute rape victim responding to treatment: Lawmakers vow to bring Armed Police Force personnel involved in the ‘barbaric act’ to justice, by Kokila KC (ht 22/06/2016), Rape of speech-impaired woman: House committee orders thorough investigation (kp 09/07/2016), Security chiefs assure action against culprits (ht 09/07/2016) [And why has nothing happened even after almost three weeks?]

73 children, women rescued from Birgunj in 3 months: Most of the victims are from quake-affected districts: Police, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 15/06/2016)

Too scared to talk: Conflict victims face a number challenges and receive threats when giving testimony, by Suman Adhikari (kp 14/06/2016), Procedural ambiguity halts TRC probe, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 14/06/2016)

Chand Maoists torch 10 Ncell base towers: Telecom company says about 250k customers hit (kp 12/06/2016), 7 Chand Maoist cadres held on arson charge (kp 14/06/2016)

Woman shot dead (kp 12/06/2016), 20-year-old woman shot dead in suspected love rage in Doti (ht 12/06/2016)

Violent cases across country: Taxi torched at Tinkune n Two Sajha buses vandalised n 99 persons rounded up in total (kp 10/06/2016)

Depositors at receiving end as co-op operators flee with cash, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 10/06/2016)

Decade-long civil war: Victims against amnesty for sex abusers (kp 09/06/2016)

Road to nowhere: The violent attack on an INGO office this week is based on a now-defunct ideology (kp 09/06/2016)

Taplejung businessman found dead (kp 09/06/2016)

Krishna Prasad's murder: Ganga Maya says her fast won’t stop, by Dewan Rai (kp 07/06/2016)

‘Terrorism financing through Nepal overstated’: The NRB official said the magnitude of risk is not like as mentioned in the report since it has not given any concrete evidence, by Bibek Subedi (kp 07/06/2016)

Initiate the investigation: The state should probe the killings that took place during the Tarai unrest, all of them, by Randhir Chaudhary (kp 07/06/2016)

Importers evading tax by submitting bogus bills: Importers have been submitting fake handwritten bills showing lower prices and payingmuch less customs duty (kp 07/06/2016)

Registered cases outnumber Peace Ministry’s count: TRC chair says he won’t disappoint conflict victims, by Dewan Rai (kp 06/06/2016)

6 held over women trafficking in two weeks (rep 06/06/2016)

Govt pushing for pre-emptive amnesty for war crime accused: The government seems to be pushing for general amnesty even before facts are established and due process is met, by Dewan Rai (kp 03/06/2016)

Periodic blues, by Ayushma Basnyat (rep 03/06/2016)

Chand's Maoist party sets fire to excavator, by Arjun Oli (rep 03/06/2016)

TIA emerging as major drug transit hub (ht 03/06/2016)

Victims’ plaints at CIEDP top 1,500, by Dewan Rai (kp 02/06/2016), 96 complaints in Tanahun (kp 02/06/2016)

Talk therapy: Gender-based violence in Nepal is deeply rooted in social norms, values and cultural practices, by Binita Shrestha (rep 01/06/2016)

UML, Maoists for narrowing down list of offences of serious nature; Crimes to come down from nine to four: rape, torture,
disappearance and cold-blooded murder
, by Dewan Rai (kp 31/05/2016)

Number of complaints of disappearances exceed official data, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 31/05/2016)

Vehicles fleecing passengers in rural Udayapur (ht 31/05/2016)

Boy frees himself from abductors: Kuse Kumar Mahato of Dhungrekhola VDC in Sarlahi gives the slip to his abductors (kp 30/05/2016)

Tanker driver beaten to death (ht 30/05/2016)

Footballer Bimal Gharti Magar’s sister found dead, by Narayan Sharma (kp 27/05/2016), Football striker Bimal Gharti’s sister found dead Police suspect murder, arrest her boyfriend, by Shreeram Sigdel (ht 27/05/2016), ‘Hanging cause of teen’s death’: Doctors say investigators should ascertain if it was suicide or murder, by Manish Gautam (kp 28/05/2016), Relatives rule out suicide: Boyfriend's overbearing nature had Manisha under stress, say friends, by Kalpana Bhattarai (rep 28/05/2016), Manisha's death becomes more mysterious after polygraph test of her boyfriend, by Kalpana Bhattarai (rep 02/06/2016), Case against Chaudhari ‘for Ghartimagar murder’ (kp 21/06/2016)

Four rape cases registered within a month, by Narahari Sapkopta (rep 27/05/2016) [related to Gorkha district]

More than 100 complaints filed in Kavre district (ht 27/05/2016)

Birgunj businessman abducted (kp 27/05/2016), Traders terrified after Kedia’s abduction: Kidnappers took advantage of the open border and lax security situation, says a representative of the Birgunj Chamber of Commerce and Industry, by Bhusan Yadav and Laxmi Sah (kp 28/05/2016), Businessmen picket police premises, demand prompt rescue, by Upendra Yadav (rep 28/05/2016), Abducted Kedia rescued from Bihar: A suspected Indian national held, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 30/05/2016), Cops suspended over Kedia’s abduction (ht 04/06/2016), 12 arrested for Kedia’s abduction (kp 08/06/2016), Kedia abduction accused paraded (ht 09/06/2016)

17 girls, women murdered in a month, says report (ht 26/05/2016)

3 foreigners, 1 Nepali caught with 2 kg cocaine (kp 26/05/2016)

2 rape victims disowned by families (kp 25/05/2016)

Lifting ban on IRs 1,000 abd 500 spawns fake notes in market, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 25/05/2016)

Daughter-in-law goes missing after dowry dissatisfaction, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 24/05/2016)

Communities add to misery of rape victims: Communities get involved in pressuring rape victims and their families to settle the cases at village level, by Ramesh Khatiwada (rep 23/05/2016)

Documenting torture: In the current institutional practices of documentation, the poor and the marginalized can't even report their human right violation, by Jeevan R. Sharma (rep 23/05/2016)

Nepal Police’s forensic lab to be upgraded (ht 21/05/2016)

Badarmudhe incident unnecessarily publicized: TRC member, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 21/05/2016) [??]

Teenager girl being trafficked to Pakistan rescued (ht 20/05/2016)

Woman robbed by biker who offered her lift (ht 20/05/2016)

Police arrest 4 for transferring subsidized diesel, by Ritesh Tripathi (ht 20/05/2016)

Victims’ response spurs on CIEDP, by Dewan Rai (kp 18/05/2016)

Ex-Maoist MP assaulted (kp 18/05/2016)

Travel warning: The way Pushpa Kamal Dahal exploded at the possibility of prosecution suggests that neither will justice be done nor will it seen to be done, by Aditya Man Shrestha (rep 17/05/2016)

Arun Singhaniya murder: One of accused admits to killing; Tells court suspended lawmaker Sanjay Kumar Sah was also involved, by Shyam Sundar Shashi (kp 17/05/2016)

Four cases of theft reported in Kathmandu Valley (ht 17/05/2016)

Dashdhunga mystery still haunts the country (rep 17/05/2016)

Woman burnt alive in Kanchanpur (kp 16/05/2016)

Criminal cases decline in western development region (ht 16/05/2016)

Poacher kills self in police custody (kp 15/05/2016)

Three houses looted in Siraha (kp 15/05/2016)

MPCD cracks down on hundi operators (ht 14/05/2016)

Tracing the missing: In spite of strict laws against child trafficking, the scourge remains rife (kp 13/05/2016)

Victims outraged at 9-point deal (kp 12/05/2016), Two ex-Army chiefs accused of war crimes, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 12/05/2016)

Two statues of medieval period stolen (kp 12/05/2016), Thefts of idols on rise in Bhaktapur (ht 12/05/2016)

Two held with pangolin scales (kp 11/05/2016)

Police parade juveniles with garland of shoes, by Nagendra Upadhyay (ht 11/05/2016) [The public parading of persons accused of crimes, as it is normal with Nepali police, is a grave violation of fundamental human rights!!]

Panama papers: 19 Nepalis listed in database of shell companies released by ICIJ (kp 10/05/2016), Authorities to probe into names in Panama Papers: Say first task is finding out who these people are, by Bibek Subedi (kp 11/05/2016) [??], Nepalis linked to Panama leak preferred British Virgin Islands (ht 11/05/2016), 7 Nepalis named in new Panama Papers revelations (rep 11/05/2015), ‘All my investments are legal’ (kp 12/05/2016)

Two migrant workers rescued from TIA: Foreign employment agency offices raided (kp 10/05/2016), Minister joins raids aimed at thwarting women trafficking, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 10/05/2016), Human trafficking: Police suspect travel cos’ involvement (kp 11/05/2016)

Mother, daughter rescued from hotel in Khotang (ht 09/05/2016), Four arrested for assault, sexual abuse in Khotang (ht 11/05/2016)

Missing boy found dead (kp 09/05/2016)

Smuggling of river products up (ht 09/05/2016)

CEDAW: Govt ‘blocks’ civil society’s report (kp 08/05/2016)

‘Maoist-UML accord violates SC ruling, CPA: Conflict victims, rights defenders seek annulment, by Dewan Rai (kp 07/05/2016), CVCP concerned about nine-point deal: Says there can be no amnesty for heinous crimes (ht 07/05/2016)

Hindu Morcha Nepal on ‘extortion drive’ (ht 07/05/2016)

Transitional justice: Surveillance making conflict victims wary, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 06/05/2016) [?!]

Baptism by fire: While the government has tried to tackle domestic violence, burn violence in particular has never even been on their agenda, let alone their list of priorities, by Cilla Khatry (rep 06/05/2016)

Nepal urged to act speedily on Tarai abuses (kp 06/05/2016)

VDC secy, tech asst ‘on the run’: Bindulal Chaudhary and Dhirendra Yadav are out of contact for the last 10 days with Rs 2.2 million (kp 05/05/2016), VDC secy decamps with Rs 2.2 million in social security funds, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 05/05/2016)

Still trapped: Around 16,500 Nepalis, mostly women and children, have been trafficked from Nepal in the last two years alone, by David Kainee (kp 05/05/2016)

Dailies prioritising VAW news (ht 03/05/2016)

ANNISU-R declares closure of Valley schools (ht 03/05/2016)

Man killed on witchcraft charge, by Krishna Thapa (kp 02/05/2016)

Dadeldhura DPO tightens security (ht 02/05/2016)

‘Recognise work in informal sector’ (kp 01/05/2016)

Man in drunken stupor sets fire to wife, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 30/04/2016), Woman allegedly set ablaze by husband died after four days, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 03/05/2016)

Kusawaha gets 10 yrs for killing fellow UML leader, by Laxmi Sah (kp 28/04/2016), Khatun misbehaves with Bara district judge (ht 28/04/2016)

Panchthar, Ilam girls vulnerable to human trafficking (ht 28/04/2016)

Missing teen’s body brought home after months of absence (ht 28/04/2016)

Fake engineering degree racket busted, five held: The fake engineer episode comes on the heels of recent arrests of doctors possessing fake academic degrees (kp 28/04/2016), After quacks, it’s bogus engineers’ turn now (ht 28/04/2016), Five more bogus engineers held (kp 29/04/2016), More engineers caught with fake degrees (kp 30/04/2016)

Four family members found murdered (kp 28/04/2016), Police arrest Salyan family murder suspect (kp 29/04/2016)

They are sufferers too: Women victims of sexual violence during the Maoist conflict must get due priority, by Neetu Pokharel and Som Niroula (kp 27/04/2016)

Women victimized by polygamy hesitate to go to court, by Chhabilal Tiwari (rep 27/04/2016)

Convicted, prosecuted Maoists form protest group (rep 27/04/2016)

Human trafficking through Birgunj up (ht 27/04/2016)

Om Hospital vandalised (kp 27/04/2016)

Khara conflict victims demand justice (ht 26/04/2016) [The NA will demand their names and addresses immediately!?]

Elderly accuse VDC secy of misuing social security funds, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 26/04/2016)

Naya shakti member held for running lottery scam (kp 25/05/2016)

NA seeks details of complainants: Transitional justice commissions turn down request, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 24/04/2016) [Unbelievable demand by the army!!], File complaints without fear, TRC member tells conflict victims (ht 24/04/2016) [??]

‘131 VAW cases recorded in a month’ (ht 23/04/2016)

Police step up crackdown on unscrupulous taxi drivers (ht 22/04/2016)

Young girls facing harassment unaware of legal remedy, by Isha Pandey (rep 22/04/2016)

Golden 1,000 days public awareness campaign launched (ht 22/04/2016)

Man held for ‘rape, murder’ of 8-year-old, by Madhav Aryal (kp 20/04/2016)

Army took her little girl away, claims one mother in Baglung, by Prakash Baral (kp 19/04/2016)

Far too common: Reports from human rights organisations suggest that Nepali police and armed forces regularly practice torture, by Jeevan Raj Sharma (rep 19/04/2016)

CEDAW convention: Civil society to send alternate report (kp 19/04/2016)

Over 31,000 families rebuild on their own: One year since disaster, survivors are frustrated at slow govt response, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 18/04/2016) [Now, NRA and government have a new job: Controll of NGOs and private persons who try to help the victims!! The inaction of the state fulfils the criminal offence of failure to render assistance!!]

Now TRC starts registering cases: 125 complaints received in the first day, by Binod Ghimire (kp 18/04/2016)

Hearing begins on Krishna Prasad murder case, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 18/04/2016), Chitwan court completes recording statements (kp 20/04/2016)

Youths demand safe city for women (ht 17/04/2016)

Man accused of niece’s murder held after 20 years (ht 17/04/2016)

Three girls raped in a week in Dharan (kp 16/04/2016)

Cops get five years in jail for raping teens (ht 16/04/2016)

Police alerted to changing modus operandi of criminals (ht 16/04/2016)

CIEDP takes plaints amid questions about process: 15 registered on the first day as rights defenders call for law criminalising disappearances, by John Narayan Parajuli (kp 15/04/2016), Victims can now file complaints to CIEDP, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 15/04/2016)

Girl’s complaint stops wedding (ht 15/04/2016)

Hit-and-run driver nabbed after 15 hrs (kp 15/04/2016)

Police in hunt for Nepali ringleader of int’l drug racket: Nepal used as hub to push drugs to several countries, by Manish Gautam (kp 15/04/2016), Police uncover Nepali involvement in 'ice' smuggling, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 15/04/2016)

Bhojpur man arrested for killing wife (kp 13/04/2016)

Man arrested for thrashing wife (ht 13/04/2016) [The families who married this girl at the age of four have also to be punished severely!!]

Child marriage cases high in Jumla village, by LP Devkota (kp 13/04/2016)

Youth thrashed by police admitted at ICU, by Arjun Oli (rep 13/04/2016)

Man injured in robbers’ attack (kp 13/04/2016)

Many destitute children trafficked to India: CIB; Central Child Welfare Board says 237 children have gone missing in the wake of last April’s earthquake (kp 12/04/2016)

Government agencies to coordinate actions against dirty money (kp 12/04/2016)

Police beat up journo (kp 11/04/2016)

Maoist, Madhesi civil servants' trade union officials resort to vandalism (rep 11/04/2016)

Rs7.94 b in 22 yrs committed for investment by British Virgin Islands: NRB and DoI point to each other for investment records, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 09/04/2016), There’s a dirty nexus between businessmen and politicians, interview with Mahan Prasad Adhikari (kp 11/04/2016)

Six arrested with Indian bills worth over IRs 10m: Police say many terrorist groups have been found using counterfeit currency as a means to fund their illegal activities, by Manish Gautam (kp 09/04/2016)

Double taxation hits Ramechhap folks (ht 08/04/2016)

Court tells police to file case in Ganesh murder by 4 months: Second murder case against Bal Krishna Dhungel , by Nabin Khatiwada (rep 08/04/2016)

Teenager leaves home to escape ‘forced marriage’, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 07/04/2016)

Public transport is living hell for young women, by Isha Pandey (rep 07/04/2016)

Alleged gangster nabbed with two guns, 158 bullets and drugs (ht 07/04/2016)

‘High time Nepal opened own probe’, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 05/04/2016), Panama papers finger seven Nepalis, by Kuvera Chalise (rep 05/04/2016), Panama Papers leak sets off alarm bells in Nepal: Govt agencies to step up surveillance; To probe whether Nepalis hold offshore accounts, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 06/04/2016)

Court hearing for murder-accused UML leader begins, by Suresh Yadav (rep 05/04/2016), Report on kid-selling racket shocks govt: Sun reveals Nepali children being sold to UK families (ht 05/04/2016), UK paper exposes slave trade in post Nepal-quake children: Indian dealer demands NRs 800,000 per child (ht 05/04/2016)

Quake survivor children ‘being sold’ in Britain (kp 05/04/2016)

Regmi’s murder accused held, two others absconding (ht 05/04/2016)

1995 Italian tourist murder case: US dweller fugitive in net, by Manish Gautam (kp 04/04/2016)

Mules fox cops with varied methods, by Manish Gautam (kp 03/04/2016)

Minor rape accused held after 5 weeks (kp 02/04/2016)

Six Nepalis jailed in India for child trafficking (ht 02/04/2016)

Alternative politburo member of UML presented in court (ht 01/04/2016)

Singhaniya murder suspect arrested: Chandradeep Yadav is said to be the mastermind behind 2010 murder of media entrepreneur Arun Singhaniya, by Shyam Sundar Shashi (kp 31/03/2016), Sah linked to Singhaniya murder, by Shyamsundar Shashi (kp 06/04/2016), Suspended MP among four brought to Janakpur for probe (ht 06/04/2016), Suspended lawmaker Sah masterminded the murder: Police, by Shyam Sundar Shashi (kp 07/04/2016), Sah on hunger strike, alleges 'wrongful implication', by Suresh Yadav (rep 09/04/2016), Murder case filed against suspended lawmaker Sah at Dhanusha court, by Shyam Sundar Shashi (kp 11/04/2016)

Involvement of youths in serious crimes on rise in Khotang, by Daman Rai (rep 31/03/2016)

Two bodies of infants found: Police suspect the newborns could have been abandoned after they were born of an illicit relationship, or born out of wedlock or rape (kp 30/03/2016)

Conflict victims want firm commitment from TJ bodies: They also warn of withdrawing support to Truth and Reconciliation Commission unless it will make the process victim-centric (kp 30/03/2016)

Two women held with liquid cocaine worth over Rs 50m (kp 29/03/2016)

Man beats mother to death in Dang (kp 27/03/2016)

Victims initiate unofficial truth-telling activities_ The victims as well as international bodies have voiceed doubts over the credibility of the transitional justice mechanisms (rep 26/03/2016), TRC says it will collaborate with victims’ platform: The TRC expedites its effort to reach out to the victims to make transitional justice credible and successful, by Dewan Rai (kp 28/03/2016)

Criminals thriving behind wall of internet, social networks (ht 26/03/2016), Users warned over rise in crimes involving social networking sites (ht 26/03/2016)

Three arrested for gang rape, murder of 20-yr-old (ht 25/03/2016), Press code violated (ht 25/03/2016)

Venisha murder suspects nabbed: She was found dead in Nagarkot on February 26 (kp 25/03/2016), Girl killed for 'refusing sex', by Kamal Pariyar (rep 25/03/2016)

Two, including an NC leader’s murder accused, arrested (ht 25/03/2016)

Police initiates campaign against vehicle harassment (kp 25/03/2016)

MPCD campaign against trafficking gets int’l support (ht 24/03/2016)

Teenager who hacked 200 websites held (ht 24/03/2016)

Boy foils middleman's plan to send mom abroad, gets thrashed, by Rohit Rai (rep 23/03/2016)

Police detain 328 persons and 1661 vehicles for Holi holliganism (rep 23/03/2016)

One year after: The TRC and the CIEDP have not laid the groundwork for ensuring truth and justice, by Suman Adhikari (kp 22/03/2016), TRC to receive complaints from April 17: War-era crimes probe to start June 15 (rep 22/03/2016)

Rampant smuggling of betel nuts: Mechi Customs Office intensifies monitoring, by Parbat Portel (kp 21/03/2016)

Agents cheating migrant workers with tourist visas, by Devendra Basnet (rep 21/03/2016)

Rape case filed 11 days after incident: Rapist had threatened victim’s family not to file FIR (ht 20/03/2016)

Morcha insists govt drop charges against its leaders, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 20/03/2016) [??]

Man beats father, uncle to death: Mom, aunt hurt in attack of reportedly mentally-ill person, by Aash Gurung (kp 20/03/2016)

CIEDP to start taking plaints from mid-April: Case registration through Local Peace Committees; The regulations have been
finalised, but an Act to criminalise acts of disappearance is yet tos be brought
(kp 19/03/2016)

Woman murders daughter in cold blood (kp 18/03/2016)

Succour for victims of trafficking: Listening to those who’re hard of hearing; New law has been brought to ensure facts don’t get lost in translation in courts, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 17/03/2016)

Dalits in Saptari deprived of social security allowance (ht 17/03/2016)

2 held for minor’s abduction: According to police, there is no evidence of rape or molestation (kp 17/03/2016), Police rescue abducted girl, arrest kidnappers (ht 17/03/2016)

Panchthar trader found murdered (kp 17/03/2016), Missing trader found dead (ht 17/03/2016)

SC quashes 2 petitions related to war-era cases: Paves way to arrest Maoist cadres accused of murder; the move allows district court to proceed with its arrest warrant, probe and prosecution as per criminal justice process, by Dewan Rai (kp 16/03/2016)

The black money: Nepal was ranked as having the 64th largest underground economy of 162 countries and the second largest in South Asia after Sri Lanka, by Nirmal Kumar Raut (rep 16/03/2016)

Tricksters misusing CIB name (kp 16/03/2016)

Mahanagar bus vandalised, by Anup Ojha (kp 15/03/2016)

TRC talks   of oversight mechanism: The TRC discusses with conflict victims on setting up an oversight body to avoid possible interference from power centres (kp 14/03/2016)

MP Lama caught for bullets in bank locker (kp 14/03/2016), UCPN-M lawmaker Lharkyal Lama arrested: 14 bullets found from his Nepal Investment Bank locker, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 14/03/2015), MP Lharkyal Lama held after 14 bullets found in bank locker: Lama says he was framed, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 14/03/2016), Suspended MP Lharkyal Lama’s house raided (kp 15/03/2016), Lama denies polygraph test (kp 16/03/2016), Old cases against Lama to be reopened (ht 17/03/2016), Lharkyal Lama’s remand extended for three days (ht 19/03/2016), Lharkyal Lama freed on bail, re-arrested on fraud charge: Accused of duping youths of Rs 21.9 million (ht 22/03/2016), Former MP Lama released on Rs 3m bail (kp 24/03/2016)

Infant body found on riverbank sent to TUTH (kp 13/03/2016)

CPN Maoist men held for arson (kp 13/03/2016)

Probe into Tarai violence: UN; Expresses concern over Nepal’s piecemeal progress in transition to peace, by Dewan Rai (kp 12/03/2016)

Woman attacked with acid in Dang: 32-yr-old was tending grocery store (kp 12/03/2016), Police still clueless about perpetrator behind Thursday’s acid attack, by Devendra Basnet (rep 12/03/2016), Two held on acid attack charge (kp 14/03/2016)

Man kills co-tenant for molesting his wife (ht 11/03/2016)

Lahan hospital selling unwanted newborn to childless women, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 10/03/2016)

Man ‘thrown into’ furnace, by Bechu Gaud (kp 06/03/2016)

Teacher held for caning students (kp 06/03/2016)

DAO raids DJPL, Lomus Pharma: Arrests senior officials, seals distribution units, by Manish Gautam and Rajesh Khanal (kp 05/03/2016), Drug makers warn of shutting factories if arrestees not released (kp 06/03/2016), Police release pharma officials: The arrestees have been released on condition  that they will present  themselves to the police  when demanded (kp 07/03/2016), Unethical demand: Demanding that they should be released unconditionally suggests that the business community does not want the rule of law to prevail when it comes to any of their members (ht 07/03/2016)

Online violence against women: Nepal lacks adequate laws to deal with increasing violence and harassment of women in cyberspace, by Sahina Shrestha (nt 04/03/2016), Trapped in the Net: The parallel universe of social media is inhospitable terrain for women, by Rubeena Mahato (nt 04/02/2016)

Charge sheets filed against 12 fake docs: The Central Investigation Bureau seeks three-year jail terms, by Manish Gautam (kp 03/03/2016), District Court takes statements from 3: Statements from nine other doctors to be  recorded before the court delivers verdict today (kp 04/03/2016)

Singhaniya murder case: 6 years on, suspects still at large, by Shyam Sundar Shashi (kp 03/03/2016)

2 more trafficking arrests (kp 02/03/2016)

Nepal rejects UN suggestions on TJ-related cases: Govt tells UN Human  Rights Council it is yet to be prepared to enact  conventions ratified earlier, by Dewan Rai (kp 01/03/2016)

108 VAW cases reported in one month (ht 01/03/2016)

Hotelier found murdered (kp 01/03/2016)

Maoist victim living with a bullet lodged in head, by Durgalal Kc (kp 01/03/2016)

Child workers flee carpet factory due to poor condition, sexual harassment (kp 29/02/2016)

Lalitpur brick kiln found using child labor, by Deepak Kharel (rep 29/02/2016)

Opium farming goes unchecked in Bara, by Laxmi Sah (kp 29/02/2016)

Women freed from traffickers’ clutches, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 28/02/2016)

Policing the police: The police must obey the law while enforcing the law, by Dipendra Adhikari (kp 28/02/2016)

Bajhang police arrest fake doctor, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 28/02/2016)

‘Illicit trade in arms leading to growth in crime’, by Prakash Acharya (ht 28/02/2016)

A collective crusade: There can be no justice for recent atrocities so long as past atrocities remain shrouded in a cloud of impunity, by Bidushi Dhungel (nt 26/02/2016)

Woman held for masterminding father’s murder, by Manish Gautam (kp 25/02/2016), Woman arrested for plotting father’s murder: Admits she hired hitmen after he refused to give her money to open a beauty parlour (ht 25/02/2016)

‘New forms of violence emerging in society’ (ht 25/02/2016)

Transitional justice delayed: NHRC continues to seek action in war-era cases, by Dewan Rai (kp 25/02/2016)

Boy hurt in teacher’s beating (ht 25/02/2016)

Valley police raid manpower agencies, arrest eight suspects: Certain manpower agencies have been forcing migrant workers into unpleasant jobs (ht 25/02/2016), Manpower agencies protest against ‘uninformed raids’: Shut offices decrying what they call ‘police raj’; service seekers affected (kp 26/02/2016)

Rice meant for relief rotting in food corporation godown (ht 24/02/2016)

Police probing witchcraft-related attack: A 23-year-old woman is assaulted and made to eat human faeces by her husband and in-laws, by Abdhesh Kumar Jha (kp 23/02/2016)

Police free district court judge accused of sexual assault, by Mukesh Kumar Das (rep 23/02/2016), 2 district judges in dock over ‘sexual misconduct’: SC summons the duo - JC conducting investigation, by Bhadra Sharma and Rabindra Upreti (kp 24/02/2016), SC suspends two judges accused of sexual assault, by Mahesh Kumar Das (rep 24/02/2016), Sexual offence-charged judges fail to show up (kp 25/02/2016)

Absconding multi-billion dollar fraudster in police net (rep 23/02/2016)

Daylight thefts keep police on their toes (ht 22/02/2016)

Action sought against institutions issuing fake health certificate to migrant workers (ht 22/02/2016)

Computer crime: As Nepal moves towards a digital democracy, there is a need to develop a safer cyberspace, by Mahesh Singh Kathayat, Manish Pokharel and Bimalpratap Shah (kp 21/02/2016), Cyber crime incidents on rise (ht 21/02/2016)

Robbers kill man (kp 20/02/2016)

Maina Sunar's memorial: ‘Transitional justice faces threat’, by Dewan Rai (kp 18/02/2016), Krishna Prasad murder: Ganga Maya’s condition ‘critical’ (kp 18/02/2016)

Fake earthquake victims disrupt data collection, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 18/02/2016)

Minor raped on school premises, suspect arrested (ht 17/02/2016)

India rescued more than 160 trafficked Nepalis after earthquake (ht 17/02/2016)

Syndicate supporters vandalize buses in Pokhara, by Keshavsharan Lamichhane (rep 17/02/2016)

Two involved in murder of 16-year-old remanded to custody, seven sent to rehab (ht 16/02/2016)

4 killed in 7 years for witchcraft, by Pratap Bista (kp 15/02/2016)

Two held with foreign currencies worth Rs 7.7m (kp 15/02/2016)

Birtamod bus park turning into crime hub, by Govinda Chandra Chhetri (ht 14/02/2016)

Daytime burglaries up in Valley: Police (kp 13/02/2016)

Cong cadre shot dead (kp 13/02/2016)

Teacher accused of thrashing student with pipe, by Arjun Oli (rep 13/02/2016)

Police arrest two persons threatening to kidnap schoolchildren for ransom (ht 13/02/2016)

Sitting on hands awaiting financial leg-up: TRC and CIEDP have received only token budget from government; Conflict victims voice frustration at slow pace of work, by Dewan Rai (kp 12/02/2016)

3 persons arrested for murder (kp 12/02/2016)

86-year-old man burnt alive over witchcraft charge: Police say the accused, Krishna Bahadur Tamang, splashed petrol on Hasta Bahadur Tamang before setting him on fire, by Pratap Bista (kp 11/02/2016)

Kidnapped boy found murdered (kp 11/02/2016)

Girl jailed for fabricating rape case (ht 11/02/2016)

VAW spikes women’s suicide (ht 10/02/2016)

Neha Pun murder accused made public (kp 09/02/2016), Neha murdered after gang-rape, police hiding truth: Pun Society (ht 11/02/2016)

Measures taken against human trafficking (ht 09/02/2016)

One year on, transitional justice bodies yet to sharpen their focus, by Dewan Rai (kp 08/02/2016), Support us in time or lose control of Maoist war-era cases: TRC; Transitional justice bodies alert govt, political leaders against transitional cases coming under international action, by Kamal Pariyar (rep) 08/02/2016, TRC urges govt to solve war-era cases, by Prakash Acharya (ht 08/02/2016), Govt employees reluctant to join truth commissions: Govt had sanctioned 100 positions for the TRC and 70 for the CIEDP, by Dewan Rai (kp 09/02/2016)

12 doctors held for doing just what the doctor didn’t order: Arrested from different districts for possessing fake school certificates, by Manish Gautam (kp 07/02/2016), Fake degrees: Rajbiraj doctor rounded up; Dr Manoj Kumar Sah, who was held on fake degree charge, returns to work after the police found his qualification to be genuine, by Manish Gautam (kp 08/02/2016)

NC district leader shot dead, by Shyamsundar Shashi (kp 07/02/2016), NC regional representative murdered: Underground outfit by the name of Janatatrik Tiger Janashakti Party claims responsibility for the shooting (ht 07/02/2016), Killers of Congress leader still at large (ht 08/02/2016)

Couple admits to making up rape claim to settle scores with neighbours (ht 07/02/2016)

Women demand action against Shah’s killers (ht 06/02/2016)

Apex court tells govt to formulate laws to protect rape victims (ht 05/02/2016), Ruling for law to protect rape survivors hailed (kp 06/02/2016)

Protest against murders (ht 05/02/2016)

A lost opportunity: Nepal’s transitional justice mechanisms have failed to involve victims in their activities, by Ram Kumar Bhandari (kp 03/02/2016)

CIEDP bill will criminalise disappearances, by Dewan Rai (kp 02/02/2016)

Woman gang raped, suspects at large: Police say unidentified gang of about six tied the woman’s husband and children and took her away in the middle of the night (kp 02/02/2016), Woman raped in Rautahat (ht 02/02/2016)

12 girls, women raped in a month, says Report (ht 02/02/2016)

Teachers out of contact after police thrashing (ht 02/02/2016)

Five persons held on abduction charge, by Pratap Bista (kp 02/02/2016)

Bill on increasing quantum of punishment for murder in House, by Prakash Acharya (ht 01/02/2016)

10 hurt as SLMM cadres and police clash in Janakpur: The clash erupted after the SLMM supporters started hurling Molotov cocktail targeting the house of a Nepali Congress lawmaker, by Shyamsundar Shashi (kp 01/02/2016), SLMM cadres attack NC leaders’ homes, by Shyamsundar Shashi (kp 02/02/2016)

Taken from Nepal: Holistic legislation is needed to deal with the rising incidence of human trafficking, by Saloni Maheshwari (kp 31/01/2016)

Fugitive arrested from TIA (ht 31/01/2016)

Looters murder local youth: Robbers attack three locals, kill one (kp 31/01/2016)

Drug trafficker held in Parsa (kp 31/01/2016)

CIEDP demands war-era dossiers: Around 77 percent of 1,400 disappeared cases were committed by the state and 10 percent by the rebel Maoists, by Dewan Rai (kp 30/01/2016) [!!], Three-decade long wait for disappeared son (ht 30/01/2016)

Cops attacked during NC ward committee convention (ht 30/01/2016)

Assaults against women in camps ‘on the rise’, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 29/01/2016)

Govt not cooperating with TRC: Spokesperson; Bhatta warns of internationalising cases of rights violations if there was no environment for commission to perform its duties, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 29/01/2016)

Man convicted on six counts nabbed after 14 years (ht 29/01/2016)

Teen with disability rescued from barn (ht 28/01/2016)

Eight held for child abduction, murder (kp 27/01/2016)

Humla women giving birth in cowsheds, by Prakash Singh (ht 27/01/2016)

TRC, CIEDP remain idle for lack of regulations: Transitional justice bodies rendered defunct as Maoists oppose some provisions, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 27/01/2016)

Court reopens Maina murder case: She was tortured to death by NA officials during the Maoist insurgency (ht 26/02/2016)

106 VAW cases recorded in a month (ht 26/01/2016)

Spurt in rape cases alarms Gorkha, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 26/01/2016)

Woman hired hitman to murder her husband (ht 26/01/2016)

Kin of Doramba massacre victims hopeful of justice, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 25/01/2016)

MRPs forged for migrant workers under illegal status, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 25/01/2016)

‘Conflict victims feel justice denied’, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 23/01/2016)

Threat bars victim of rape from court visit, by Kamal Panthi (kp 22/01/2016)

‘Woman abused by employer in Lebanon’, by Parbat Portel (kp 22/01/2016)

Woman kills stepsons (kp 22/01/2016)

6 arrested for running fake currency racket (kp 22/01/2016)

Girl gang-raped, murdered, by Janak KC (rep 21/01/2016)

NAMS official among 4 held for hatching false alibi: Member Secretary of NAMS and 3 Bir Hospital officials are arrested for falsifying evidence to protect a rape convict, by Manish Gautam (kp 21/01/2016), Bir Hospital staffers held for forging medical documents: They had produced fake evidences to secure the release of a man serving term in Central Jail for attempted rape (ht 21/01/2016), Bir officials remanded to custody for forging papers over rape case (rep 21/01/2016)

Toddler branded with heated rod to avert black magic, by Giriraj Baskota (rep 21/01/2015), Witch doctor held for singing child (ht 22/01/2016), Toddler who was branded with spatula hospitalized, by Giriraj Basjota (rep 22/01/2016), Shaman charged with attempt to murder (ht 23/01/2016)

Man held for trying to burn wife alive (kp 21/01/2016)

Govt agencies found involved in smuggling of fuel: NHRC, by Dewan Rai (kp 21/01/2016)

Kids’ murder scares locals (kp 20/01/2016)

Crime flourishing in Madhes: Six including 2 abducted children murdered, by Ajit Tiwari (rep 20/01/2016)

Bogus Avatari Lama absconds with millions (ht 20/01/2016)

Tanahun police probes 12 murder-accused (ht 20/01/2016)

KSL Report rejects influence of traditional common law principles (19/01/2016)

Girl raped in Panchthar (ht 19/01/2016)

Rights defenders seek revision to transitional justice Acts (kp 18/01/2016)

Human trafficking charges pressed against sex trade operators (rep 18/01/2016)

Cops ‘trying to extort’ businessman arrested (ht 18/01/2016)

Police step up patrolling amid rampant smuggling, by Bhushan Yadav (kp 18/01/2016)

INTERPOL issues Red Corner Notice against banking fraudster Karki, by Kamal Pariyar (kp 18/01/2016)

Human trafficking via Delhi-Colombo route rife, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 17/01/2016)

Child abducted in Mahottari (ht 17/01/2016)

Acid attack victims struggle on their long road to recovery: The only help Bindabasini has received to date is a computer training course and Rs 35,000 provided by Burn Violence Survivors-Nepal, an NGO, by Pratichya Dulal and Garima Chauladain (kp 16/01/2016)

SC quashes govt’s decision to withdraw criminal cases against 227 individuals, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 15/01/2016)

Court: reopen Maina Sunar murder case (kp 14/01/2016), Kavre District Court reopens Maina Sunar murder case, by Nabin Khatiwada (rep 14/01/2016)

Six held for domestic violence (ht 14/01/2016)

Constituency budget allegedly distributed among lawmakers' favorites, by Jagat Khadja (rep 14/01/2016) [This had to be expected!!]

Four money changers booked in Jhapa: Charging exorbitant fees, by Parbat Portel (kp 13/01/2016)

Serious warning: It seems that the real conflict victims have not come forward to both the commissions due to their distrust of the commissions formed under a political compromise (ht 13/01/2016)

‘Loan shark’ singer faces music: Rekha Shah arrested for lending money for what’s called ‘meter interest’, by Manish Gautam (kp 12/01/2016)

Promise of peace: It is important to understand that transitional justice and traditional justice systems are two different things, by Yogendra P. Paneru (kp 12/01/2016)

TRC plans to set up its own local offices: Sceptical about plaints recorded by peace committees, by Dewan Rai (kp 09/01/2016) [??]

The Gods are still leaving: Despite their theft finding national and international limelight, antiques from Nepal remain vulnerable as ever, by Sewa Bhattarai (kp 09/01/2016)

Apex court denies clemency to murder convict Dhungel: Issues mandamus order to send Maoist leader to prison for life, by Dewan Rai (kp 08/01/2016), No clue for staff supply at NRA (kp), UCPN-M urges SC to reverse order (ht 22/01/2016) [Long live impunity and glorification of murderers!!]

Jobless southerners take to smuggling gasoline, by Abdesh Kumar Jha (kp 07/01/2016)

Police officer shot dead (kp 05/01/2016)

TRC team meets conflict victims in Rukum: Locals demand probe into killings and torture by State and Maoist rebels (ht 02/01/2016)

Govt, political parties not cooperating, says CIEDP (kp 01/01/2016)

Over 400 girls missing in India: The Nepalgunj office of Maiti Nepal says most of the girls were under 18, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 01/01/2016)

Police rescue 3 girls after 19 days in 'captivity': Two women arrested on kidnapping charges (rep 01/01/2016)

Madhes sees sudden spike in crimes, by Santosh Singh (rep 01/01/2015)

13 girls, women raped in a month: Report (ht 31/12/2015)

CDO warns journalists (ht 31/12/2015)

UML district leader killed, by Aman Koirala (kp 30/12/2015), CPN-UML leader Yadav killed (ht 30/12/2015)

Morcha wants murder suspect released: Amar Yadav is in police custody on suspicion of his role in the murder of Dinesh Kushawaha two months ago (kp 30/12/2015)

Woman gets 20-yr jail for human trafficking charge (kp 30/12/2015)

Relief items vanish from warehouse, by Sudip Kaini (kp 30/12/2015)

Woman raped, murdered (kp 29/12/2015)

Human trafficking: ‘Jurisdiction overlap hinders prosecution’ (kp 29/12/2015)

Fuel adulteration at pumps: DoCSM moving slowly despite irregularities (kp 29/12/2015)

Kantipur van torched (kp 28/12/2015)

Mining co’s machines set on fire, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 28/12/2015)

Crossing borders: Nepalis being trafficked all around the world should alert the government (kp 25/12/2015)

Jail term for acid attacker: Punishment not enough: Victim, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 24/12/2015), Acid attacker sentenced to 10 years in jail (ht 24/12/2015)

NOC drivers among 15 held for selling fuel from tankers, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 23/12/2015)

More boys than girls victims of ‘non-touching’ sexual abuse (kp 22/12/2015), Send Paudel to judicial custody: SC (ht 22/12/2015)

Police posts, govt offices in Rautahat, Sarlahi vandalised, by Shiva Puri and Aman Koirala (kp 22/12/2015), Students attack police posts, offices torched (ht 22/12/2015)

Krishna Prasad murder case: SC revokes appeals court bail for accused (kp 22/12/2015)

Schoolboy killed in police firing; curfew imposed in Gaur (ht), Protester killed in police firing in Gaur: Indefinite curfew clamped in the Rautahat district headquarters, by Shiva Puri (kp 21/12/2015)

Police draw blank in idol theft case, by Anup Ojha (kp 21/12/2015)

Bus found torched under mysterious circumstances (ht 21/12/2015)

7 suspected robbers arrested (kp 21/12/2015)

Mother, daughter found murdered, by Shiva Puri (kp 20/12/2015)

Male security personnel accused of sexual assault, by Shyamsundar Shashi (kp 20/12/2015)

Motorcyclist set on fire in Birgunj, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 19/12/2015)

Unrest, embargo prove bonanza for smugglers (kp 19/12/2015)

Krishna Prasad murder case: NHRC to govt: Bring culprits to justice (kp 18/12/2015)

Dish Home’s Bhaisepati transmission unit torched, by Manish Gautam (kp 17/12/2015)

Four kidnappers sentenced to jail, by Manish Gautam and Binod Ghimire (kp 16/12/2015)

When danger lurks close to one’s home: Relatives and friends involved in most trafficking cases, by Praticgya Dulal (kp 15/12/2015)

Two bodies found (kp 14/12/2015)

Chand party owns up Arun III arson (kp 14/12/2015)

Six women rescued from traffickers at TIA, 2 held (kp 11/12/2015)

18-year-old Surkhet woman gang-raped (kp11/12/2015)

Man held for carjacking (kp 11/12/2015)

Many VAW cases go ‘unreported’, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 10/12/2015)

Birgunj hospital vandalised (kp 08/12/2015)

Man kills 4 children, bodies found buried (kp 30/11/2015)

Statute of limitations on rape extended to 180 days (kp 30/11/2015)

Two teenage girls found dead, by Ramesh Chandra Adhikari (kp 29/11/2015)

Court of inquiry instituted (kp 28/11/2015)

Govt broadens definition of rape (kp 28/11/2015)

A horrible business: Nepal needs accurate data and urgent action to ensure that human trafficking does not continue to persist at disturbing rates, by Sarah Ivy Hurtes (kp 27/11/2015)

Man ferrying fuel set on fire in Morang, by Pradip Manyangbo and Abdhesh Kumar Jha (kp 27/11/2015)

26,000 litres of smuggled fuel seized, by Madhav Dhungana and Rajesh Khanal (kp 27/11/2015)

Bomb hurled at radio station (kp 27/11/2015)

Over half of rape survivors are minors: Study, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 26/11/2015), Looming shadows: Data on the increase in sexual assaults of children is alarming (kp 27/11/2015)

Journos killed, disappeared: FNJ urges TRC to look into cases (kp 26/11/2015)

Pumps found dispensing less fuel to motorists (ht 25/11/2015)

WHO calls for ending violence against women and girls (ht 25/11/2015)

Tarai protests continue: Protesters, cops injured in Sunsari clash: Ambulance vandalised, by Bedraj Paudel and Abdhesh Kumar Jha (kp 22/11/2015)

Protests turn violent in Tarai districts: Truck carrying drugs torched in Birgunj, dozens of vehicles vandalised, by Bhusan Yadav and Abdhesh Kumar Jha (kp 21/11/2015), UDMF agitation turns violent: Medicine laden truck torched; Ambulance carrying sick child vandalised (ht 21/11/2015), UDMF cadres vandalize ambulance, torch drugs truck, by Binod Subedi, Ritesh Tripathi and Madan Thakur (rep 21/11/2015), Brutal blockade takes toll on thirteen-year-old heart patient, by Arjun Poudel (rep 21/11/2015)

Sale of adulterated fuel rampant: Vehicle entrepreneurs, passengers at the receiving end (ht 19/11/2015)

Chhaupadi practice still continues in Dailekh villages: Arjun Shahi of Rakam in the district says VDC offices banned the superstitious practice without proper preparations, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 18/11/2015)

School headmaster shot at (kp 17/11/2015)

Eleven-year-old raped after playing bhaili (ht 16/11/2015)

Unrest in Madhes boon to smugglers, by Upendra Yadav (rep 16/11/2015)

Amnesty for war crimes: Govt’s disregard for court order upsets victims of conflict (kp 16/11/2015)

SLMM cadres torch UML district party office in Parsa (kp 14/11/2015), UML Parsa party office vandalised, torched (ht 15/11/2015)

Agitating UDMF cadres torch truck in Birgunj (ht 13/11/2015)

Two women found dead in Mahottari, by Mahesh Kumar Das (rep 13/11/2015)

Women in entertainment sector rue police brutality, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 12/11/2015)

Govt limits TRC posts to 100 against 144 proposed (kp 11/11/2015)

Kin demand arrest of Dev’s ‘killers’ (ht 09/11/2015)

Armed group extorting cardamom traders, by Ananda Gautam (kp 08/11/2015)

UDMF cadres set motorbike on fire, by Santosh Singh (rep 07/11/2015)

Woman hospitalised with serious head trauma inflicted by husband (kp 06/11/2015)

Criminal activities drop across country: Police (ht 06/11/2015)

Public vehicles fleecing passengers (ht 02/11/2015)

Kathmandu tenants suffer humiliation from landlords amid fuel crisis, by Anjali Subedi (rep 02/11/2015)

Man arrested with fake currency notes, printer, by Aman Koirala (kp 01/11/2015)

Former minister Kandel survives bid on life, by Narayan Sharma (kp 31/10/2015)

Two held for rape cases (kp 29/10/2015)

12 held for black marketing petrol: Over 2,100 litres of petrol confiscated (ht 29/10/2015), Black-marketing of fuel on the rise, by Mahesh Kumar Das (kp 29/10/2015)

‘SLMM cadres beat a man to death’, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 28/10/2015), Tarai protestors set man ablaze for carrying petrol, by Amar Khadka (rep 28/10/2015)

Illegal fishing goes unchecked in Makwanpur, by Pratap Bista (kp 27/10/2015)

Seized engines reported due to adulterated fuel, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 27/10/2015)

Transporters fleece Dashain travellers, by Madhav Aryal, Aman Koirala and Agandhar Tiwari (kp 26/10/2015)

Protesters vandalise dozens of vehicles in Saptari (rep 26/10/2015)

2 held on murder charge in Tanahun, by Madan Wagle (ht 25/10/2015)

UCPN-Maoist cadre injured in Dhading khukuri attack (ht 25/10/2015)

Tarkeshwor women unsafe in public spaces, shows safety audit: Women Safety Audit conducted at Tarkeshwor in Kathmandu shows women felt unsafe in open ground, health post, temples, bus station and schools, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 19/10/2015), Women Safety Walk held at Dharmasthali (ht 19/10/2015)

Govt to provide counselling to CAPs: The project aims to provide support services to the needy, by Kokila KC (ht 19/10/2015)

Police unveil strategy to combat organised crimes (ht 19/10/2015)

Morcha protesters vandalise industry, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 18/10/2015)

Raid on armed outfit’s ‘shelter’: Police seize six weapons, explosives from the hideout in Taplejung forest, by Ananda Gautam (kp 18/10/2015)

Nepal: Investigate Deaths During Terai Protests: Hold Perpetrators to Account (Human Rights Watch 16/10/2015), Tarai protest killings: HRW urges govt to book culprits; The rights body has pointed out use of arbitrary force and extrajudicial killings by police against protesters (kp 17/10/2015)

Skipper Thapa among five held, by Adarsh Dhakal (kp 15/10/2015), Match-fix footballers hit with treason charge (kp 16/10/2015), Fix this now: Players accused of throwing away football matches should be dealt with severely (kp 16/10/2015), Police to book tainted footballers for treason (ht)

Smuggling of precious stones on the rise in Jajarkot villages, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 15/10/2015)

Criminal cases up after police post relocation, by Rabindra Uprety (kp 14/10/2015)

Gendercide: Nepal needs serious advocacy against sex-selective abortion to put an end to it, by Geha Nath Khanal (kp 13/10/2015)

Vehicles booked for cheating passengers (ht 12/10/2015)

Study: Many women feel unsafe at home (kp 12/10/2015), The lurking fear Much needs to be done in the Tarai to make women feel safe in their houses (kp 14/10/2015)

Armed group robs three passengers buses in Salyan, by Devendra Basnet (kp 10/10/2015)

Administration turns blind eye to gasoline smuggling, by Rajendra Nath and Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 08/10/2015)

Drug smugglers held with press ID, by Bhusan Yadav (ht 08/10/2015)

Two arrested for trying to sacrifice a woman (kp 07/10/2015)

CJ calls for efforts to fight human trafficking (ht 07/10/2015)

Nepal tourism board scam: NTB director released on bail (kp 07/10/2015)

Man murders wife, uncle, by Raj Bahadur Shahi (kp ß5/10/2015)

Woman murdered for refusing marriage (kp 04/10/2015)

New law to protect women branded ‘witches’ in offing (ht 03/10/2015)

Smuggling of small arms continues unabated in Valley (ht 03/10/2015)

Girl displaced for protesting against forced marriage: Thirteen-year-old Jamuna Rai of Tamilcha-1 in Udayapur says she has kicked out of her village for refusing to accept marriage with a 52-year-old man, by Dilliram Khatiwada (kp 02/10/2015)

Man gets 44 years for selling wife (ht 02/10/2015)

Six unidentified bodies found (kp 02/10/2015)

Mobile app to counter violence against women (kp 29/09/2015)

Women not safe anywhere: WOREC (ht 28/09/2015)

Smuggling of gold into Valley continues unabated (ht 28/09/2015)

Girlfriends involved in murder of amorous youth, by Prabhat Kumar Jha (ht 27/09/2015)

Human trafficking spreading far and wide: Police (ht 26/09/2015)

Police rescue seven women being trafficked to Iraq via India (ht 24/09/2015)

Gender-related violence up in Makawanpur (ht 24/09/2015)

Three held on church explosion charge, by Parbat Portel (kp 23/09/2015)

Three vehicles including ambulance vandalised in Taplejung (kp 23/09/2015)

District court’s verdict upheld: The District Court had decided to slap two-year jail term for the murderers of journalist Dekendra Thapa, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 18/09/2015) [This shows how little worth a journalist's life has in the opinion of politicians and judiciary!], SC upholds Sanjay Sah’s conviction (ht 18/09/2015)

Police crack down on thefts in capital (ht 18/09/2015)

Rape incidents on rise, by Amrita Anamol (kp 17/09/2015)

4-yr-old among four killed in Rupandehi police firing (kp 16/09/2015)

Tikapur protest deaths: Murder case likely against 22 people, by Mohan Budhair (kp 16/09/2015)

Smuggling rife in Kailali after Tikapur incident: Armed Police Force from border areas has been mobilised to inner towns of Kailali district after the deadly Tikapur riot, by Mohan Budhair (kp 15/09/2015)

Web of lies: The govt still needs to be more vigilant about human trafficking (kp 15/09/2015)

Jewellery shops booked for quality violations (kp 15/09/2015)

Bomb hurled at THT scribe’s house (ht 14/09/2015)

Lalpatta fast becoming transit point for drug smugglers (ht 14/09/2015)

Captors held, 3 hostages freed, by Lila Baral (kp 13/09/2015)

Tarai protest: 14-yr-old among five killed in police firing (kp 12/09/2015), Six killed in police firing in Janakpur, Jaleshwor, by Brij Kumar Yadav (ht 12/09/2015), APF ASI lynched in Mahottari (ht 12/09/2015)

The Human Business: Human trafficking is a serious issue that is largely going unchecked, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 11/09/2015)

4 dead, scores hurt as police, protesters clash (kp 10/09/2015), Four killed in police firing in Mahottari, Saptari, by Brij Kumar Yadav and Byas Shankar Upadhyaya (ht 10/09/2015), Protestors try to burn police personnel alive in Biratnagar (kp 10/09/2015), ‘Excessive’ use of force concerns rights groups (kp 10/09/2015)

Police arrest two on charge of committing property crimes (ht 10/09/2015)

Saudi diplomat accused of raping, locking up Nepali women in India (ht 10/09/2015), Women allegedly ‘raped’ by Saudi diplomat return home: CIB launches investigation to nab their traffickers (ht 11/09/2015), Rights activists demand Saudi embassy to punish diplomat (kp 12/09/2015), ‘Diplomatic immunity shouldn’t trump justice’ (kp 14/09/2015), CIB probes Saudi diplomat rape case: The victims claim they were raped first by their employer, who police believe has a first secretary rank in the embassy, then by up to six men at once, by Manish Gautam (kp 15/09/2015), Victim’s daughter-in-law arrested, by Manish Gautam (kp 17/09/2015), Alleged traffickers of Gurgaon rape victims held (ht 17/09/2015)

Man beaten, force-fed human excreta on witchcraft allegation, by Bharat Jarghamagar (kp 09/09/2015)

Tharu leader killed by his son (kp 09/09/2015)

Clamour for probe into teenager’s murder; victim’s kin seek justice (ht 09/09/2015), Relatives demand action against Tanahun teenager’s murderer(s) (ht 11/09/2015), Ale’s kin force shutdown in Damauli (ht 12/09/2015), One dies, two injured in protest over Ale’s death (ht 13/09/2015), Two dead as demo continues into sixth day (ht 14/09/2015), Inspector suspended, 17 others booked for mischief (ht 16/09/2015)

NC party office torched in Janakpur: Protestors torch 2 police beats in Jaleshwar, by Suresh Yadav and Mahesh Kumar Das (rep 08/09/2015)

Police nab two for banking fraud (kp 07/09/2015)

Missing American woman ‘murdered’ (kp 06/09/2015), American’s murderer confesses (ht 09/09/2015)

Robbers target trucks stranded along border, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 06/09/2015)

Love triangle ends in shocking murder, suspect nabbed (ht 05/09/2015)

UDMF cadres set fire to land office, jeep (ht 04/09/2015)

Man brutally thrashes wife: The woman claims to have been regularly beaten up by family members, twice being hospitalised in past, by Lawadev Dhungana (kp 03/09/2015)

Red Cross ambulance vandalised (ht 03/09/2015)

Counterfeit currency racket busted in capital: One arrested, fake Nepali banknotes worth Rs 135,000 seized (ht 03/09/2015)

Longer jail term sought for ex-minister Gupta (ht 02/09/2015)

CIEDP asks govt to criminalise enforced disapperances (kp 01/09/2015)

Nepali Congress, UML tie their CA members’ hands: Prohibit them from registering individual amendment proposals (ht 01/09/2015) [Unbelievable procedure! According to the interim constitution, the CA members first of all have to represent the interests of their social groups and not those of their party leaders!!], NC, UML discourage lone charter amendment bids, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 01/09/2015) [Long live the highly undemocratic state of Nepal!!]

New Delhi traffickers: CIB to file ‘one more case’, Police want to provide max compensation to victims and ensure culprits face maximum punishment (kp 31/08/2015)

UDMF cadres vandalise offices in Janakpur during demos (ht 31/08/2015)

Man’s head shaved for stealing Rudraksha bead, by Dipendra Shakya (kp 30/08/2015)

Tarun Dal town Chair among seven injured in attack (ht 30/08/2015)

VAW cases up substantially (ht 29/08/2015), Domestic violence tops VAW charts: As per the report, 58 percent of the total alleged perpetrators are husbands and another 15 percent of abuse comes from other family members (kp 30/08/2015)

All wrong: Human traffickers have been good at persuading poor parents in quake-hit districts to part with their children, by Giri Bahadur Gurung (rep 29/08/2015)

Three buses torched (ht 29/08/2015)

Keeping it in the family: Approximately 4 in 5 of all rapes are committed by someone the victim knows, and 98 per cent never go to jail, by Anjana Rajbhandary (nt 28/08/2015), Behind closed doors: Only 20 per cent of rape involving family members get reported, by Namrata Sharma and Aruna Upreti (nt 28/08/2015)

Teenage girl found dead at Gaushala guesthouse: Murder-accused nabbed within two hours of the incident (ht 28/08/2015)

Nine held for banking fraud: They embezzled more than Rs 330 million from Agricultural Development Bank (ht 28/08/2015)

Seven being probed for killing cop in Kailali (ht 28/08/2015)

New opium epicenter: Farmers in western Nepal are lured to grow opium by Indian middlemen, by Damodar Bhandari (nt 28/08/2015)

Five more held for Tikapur killings, by Tekendra Deuba (ht 27/08/2015)

Con man in police net (ht 27/08/2015)

Thief injured while trying to flee (ht 27/08/2015)

Everyday aggression: Govt must introduce stringent measures in the Domestic Violence Act (kp 26/08/2015)

Chand-led Maoists unleash donation drive in Khotang (ht 26/08/2015)

Don Rigaj presents self at court (ht 25/08/2015)

Traffickers of 27 Nepali Women arrested (ht 24/08/2015)

Shaman in custody for rape (ht 24/08/2015)

I shot Justice Bam to land party vice-chair, ministership: Magar, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 24/08/2015)

Domestiv violence: Provisions too weak to protect victims, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 23/08/2015)

Head teacher held for sexual harassment (ht 23/08/2015)

Villagers thrash an entire Dalit family (ht 23/08/2015)

Vehicles booked for overcharging pilgrims (kp 23/08/2015)

Govt in dilemma over Col Lama’s defence, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 22/08/2015)

Kathmandu sees rise in polygamy cases (ht 22/08/2015)

Goon killed in ‘encounter’, by Manish Gautam (kp 21/08/2015) [including "Ghainte’s political nexus" to NC], Ghainte’s death: Observers, locals contest police claims (kp 22/08/2015), Ghainte opened fire at cops: HM (ht 22/08/2015)

Kin admits to killing five of family (ht 21/08/2015)

Human traffickers ‘active’ in earthquake-hit villages, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 21/08/2015)

Annapurna Post office vandalised (ht 21/08/2015)

Banking fraud convict nabbed, jailed (ht 20/08/2015)

Crackdown on edu consultancies: Police raid 22 firms, detain owners, by Manish Gautam and Binod Ghimire (kp 19/08/2015), Owners of edu consultancies sent to custody, Manish Gautam and Binod Ghimire (kp 20/08/2015), 23 educational consultancy owners arrested in raid (ht 20/08/2015), 11 more illegally operated education consultancies booked (ht 22/08/2015)

Protester dies in Saptari firing; 7 hurt in Taulihawa, by Jitendra Khadka and Manoj Poudel (kp 19/08/2015), Protester killed in police firing, by Byashshankar Upadhyay (ht 19/08/2015), Protests continue, man dies in Saptari firing, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 19/08/2015), Saptari death sparks stir, by Jitendra Khadka (kp 20/08/2015), Protesters shot at cops in Saptari, says Gautam (ht 20/08/2015) [??]

1047 bandas in 5 yrs as wide criticism falls on deaf ears, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 19/08/2015)

Murder suspect held (ht 19/08/2015)

Two held for manhandling APF men (kp 19/08/2015)

Fake victims start returning relief amount, by Tika Prasad Bhatta and Nagendra Adhikari (kp 18/08/2015)

Locals, APF clash in Nawalparasi (kp 18/08/2015)

Trafficking survivor reunites with family: Sagar’s father had washed his hands of his 3 young sons after losing his wife in the April 25 earthquake (kp 17/08/2015)

Murder accused CPN-UML leader sent to prison (ht 17/08/2015)

Bajhang teen escapes rape attempt inside ambulance, by Mohan Shahi (kp 16/08/2015)

Congress local leader murdered in Pokhara (kp 15/08/2015), Nepali Congress Kaski leader murdered, by Bharat Koirala (kp 15/08/2015), NC leader Ramji cremated, action pledged (ht 16/08/2015), NC leader held on charge of murdering fellow party worker, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 16/08/2015)

Dalit couple unable to complete puja at Swargadwari, by Devendra Basnet(rep 15/08/2015)

Government’s bid to prevent ‘bride’trafficking (ht 15/08/2015)

Man murders wife over relief funds (kp 14/08/2015)

Rapist caught in the act (ht 14/08/2015)

8 fuel pumps sealed for short measures (kp 13/08/2015)

CPN Maoist cadres thrash DoFE chief (kp 13/08/2015)

Makawanpur Campus vandalised, torched (ht 13/08/2015)

Doctor faces action for sex-selective abortion (kp 12/08/2015), Doctor ousted for three months: Nepal Medical Council has suspended gynaecologist Dr Nutan Sharma for determining sex of foetus (ht 13/08/2015), Interim order allows Dr Sharma to practice (kp)

Civil and Criminal Codes to rid Jari (kp 12/08/2015)

3 ex-MPs convicted for PP misuse (kp 12/08/2015)

Protest in Surkhet turns violent, 2 killed, by Motilal Poudel (kp 11/08/2015), Incident occured while protecting lives, properties: Home Ministry (kp 11/08/2015), 15 hurt in Surkhet police firing (ht 12/08/2015), NHRC begins probe into Surkhet violence (ht 14/08/2015), Kin of deceased refuse to accept bodies in Surkhet (ht 16/08/2015), Kin of dead take bodies (ht 18/08/2015)

Two arrested for abducting 8-yr-old boy (kp 11/08/2015)

200 fake quake victims booked (ht 11/08/2015)

Soldier arrested for killing wife, dumping daughter (ht 10/08/2015)

Body found in forest, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 09/08/2015)

Nepali women trafficked to Syria, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 08/08/2015)

Elderly held on rape charge (ht 08/08/2015)

Eight-year jail term mooted for acid attackers: New bill proposes to fine perpetrators up to Rs 3 Lakh (ht 08/08/2015)

72-year-old convict nabbed for raping maid (ht 07/08/2015)

Police help Dom family gain access to village well, by Bharat Jarghamagar (kp 06/08/2015), Dalits barred from well: Ministry seeks clarification from Siraha authorities (kp 08/08/2015), Rights groups clamour for legal remedy to Dom family, by Bharat Jarghamagar (kp 08/08/2015)

Kin of girl found hanging say she was murdered (ht 06/08/2015)

Cyber crime threatens Kathmandu (ht 06/08/2015)

Woman with speech impairment gang raped, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 05/08/2015)

Raped minor dies in Bir Hospital: Activists seek justice for victim, punishment for perpetrator (ht 05/08/2015), 14-year-old raped, force-fed toilet cleaning solution, dies: Perpetrators use political pressure to make victim’s family drop charges, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 06/08/2015)

Transitional justice act: ‘Amendment must’ for effective TRC, CIEDP (kp 05/08/2015)

Protests for equal rights: House asks govt to clarify police action (kp 05/08/2015)

Call for awareness drive to combat superstition (kp 05/08/2015)

A step forward: Implementation of Witchcraft Act is crucial to assure vulnerable women (kp 04/08/2015)

Nepali girl's China dream turns into nightmare: Rescue efforts a tough task in lack of identity, address details, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 04/08/2015)

Three women killed in 20 days (ht 04/08/2015)

Former CA member held for public offence (ht 04/08/2015)

27 Nepali women to return home after their release, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 03/08/2015), CIB to investigate Delhi trafficking (kp 04/08/2015), 27 rescued Nepali women return home (ht 05/08/2015), Victims hindering investigation: CIB (kp 07/08/2015)

Police step up security measures to combat crime (ht 03/08/2015)

Woman arrested for banking fraud: She was on the run since May 2014; Fined Rs 22m (ht 03/08/2015)

TRC will not look into the cases sub-judice at the court, interview with Surya Kiran Gurung (kp 03/07/2015)

Three people murdered in separate incidents (kp 03/08/2015)

Rape victim in critical condition: Eight cases in Rautahat in 4 months, by Shiva Puri (kp 02/08/2015), 10-year-old girl raped in Rautahat (ht 02/08/2015)

Foreign job fraud cases increase (ht 02/08/2015)

Unity honchos in net after 5 yrs on the run: Held from Himanchal Pradesh, India, by Manish Gautam (kp 01/08/2015), Unity Life International MD, director nabbed (ht 01/08/2015), Chhetri brothers were hatching another big plot, by Manish Gautam (kp 02/08/2015), Chhetri brothers sent to Nakhu Jail (kp 03/08/2015)

Foreign employment fraudster arrested (ht 01/08/2015)

Dept stores found selling expired food (kp 01/08/2015)

Criminal cases up in Tanahun (ht 01/08/2015)

Investigate police beating of 14-yr-old in Janakpur: NHRC; Dinesh Sah, who suffered serious head injury, is undergoing treatment in a Biratnagar-based hospital (kp 30/07/2015) [The brutal beating of people with wooden sticks by police is a fundamental crime in general!!]

Legal omission: The draft constitution should include a provision against untouchability practised during menstruation, by Chandra Bhadra (kp 30/07/2015)

Record shows most city crime occurs from 6pm to midnight (ht 30/07/2015)

‘Little progress in fighting trafficking’ (kp 29/07/2015), Nepal needs to up efforts to fight trafficking (ht 29/07/2015)

2 police held on theft case (kp 29/07/2015)

Crime cases up in Janakpur (ht 29/07/2015)

15 girls, women raped in a month, says SAS (ht 28/07/2015)

Women thrashed on the charge of witchcraft (ht 28/07/2015)

Awareness drive against Chhaupadi (ht 28/07/2015)

Domestic violence up (ht 28/07/2015)

Fertiliser contractors short-changing farmers (ht 28/07/2015)

Ex-FNCCI chief Pandey among 21 pardoned by president, by Manish Gautam (kp 28/07/2015) [??], Lawmakers criticise
Pandey’s amnesty
(kp 02/08/2015),
Executive overreach: Government has shown height of irresponsibility by granting pardon to corruption convict, sending the message that well-connected criminals can go scot free, by Roshan Kumar Jha (rep 04/08/2015)

Woman found murdered: Man arrested for cannibalism, by Durgalal KC (kp 27/07/2015)

VAW cases up in private spaces: WOREC (ht 27/07/2015)

21 Dubai-bound Nepali women held in India, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 27/07/2015)

15 booked for arson, vandalism: Police initiate legal action against leaders, cadres of CPN Maoist (ht 27/07/2015)

Irregularities found in weighing loads on trucks, by Keshav Adhikari (ht 27/07/2015)

Husband, in-laws beat woman to death ‘for not making chapatis’ (ht 26/07/2015)

Boy murdered in suspected child sacrifice, by Devendra Baduwal and Bechu Gaud (kp 26/07/2015), 10-year-old boy murdered in the name of sacrifice: Police arrest five; All admit to killing the minor, by Shreeram Sigdel (kp 26/07/2015), 11 remanded in custody, by Bechu Gaud (kp 27/07/2015), Child sacrifice traumatises locals, by Bechu Gaud (kp 27/07/2015), ‘Book Those involved in boy sacrifice’ (kp 03/08/2015), Villagers demand harsh punishment, by Bechu Gaud (kp 04/08/2015)

VAW cases being settled at village level in far-west a cause for concern Stakeholders say perpetrators must be brought to book, paying money to victims to silence them is against law, by Prakash Singh (ht 26/07/2015)

Man held for uploading video of sex with girlfriend on Internet (ht 26/07/2015)

Saudi govt prepares to deport Magar: Envoy, by Manish Gautam (kp 26/07/2015)

Tricked and trafficked: Human traffickers are now ferrying Nepalis to more places around the globe. Both the
profiles of their usual victims and the way they are going about their business has changed
, by Manish Gautam (kp 25/07/2015)

Banda affects life; enforcers commit arson, vandalism (kp 25/07/2015), “They burned my taxi while I was inside” (kp 25/07/2015)

Book guilty of Godar incident: NHRC (kp 25/07/2015), NHRC wants action against indicted officials (ht 25/07/2015)

Undercover cops nab two with 7.3 kg opium: Largest drug seizure so far in the Kathmandu Valley (ht 25/07/2015)

Women-only hearing for rape victims on the cards: Panel led by Commissioner Manchala Jha has prepared victim-friendly procedure for recording statements (kp 24/07/2015)

Trafficking bid foiled (ht 24/07/2015)

NP to make crime investigation more effective (ht 24/07/2015)

AHRC condemns use of undue force by police (kp 23/07/2015)

ANNFSU (R) torches school bus (kp 23/07/2015), CPN M torches school vehicle (ht 23/07/2015), Modern Indian School
bus arsonists nabbed
(kp 29/07/2015)

Man caught on rape charge (kp 20/07/2015)

Woman held for murdering newborn (ht 20/07/2015)

20-yr-old Man arrested for murdering wife (kp 19/07/2015)

Villagers turn against mother, daughter for filing rape case, by Nirajan Poudel (rep 18/07/2015)

Cocaine through Kathmandu: The TIA has turned into a transit hub of choice for cocaine traffickers, who funnel their cargo from here to cities in the US and Europe, by Manish Gautam (kp 18/07/2015)

161 held in oneweek as part of  MPCD’s drive (ht 18/07/2015)

Crimes ‘drop’ in Capital (kp 17/07/2015), Rape, attempted murder cases up: Overall crime rate fell by 17.87 per cent in Kathmandu (ht 18/07/2015)

106 women and children missing in Parbat, by Chhabilal Tiwari (rep 17/07/2015)

Swami held, disciples stage protests, by Bhusan Yadav, Bechu Gaud and Pragati Shahi (kp 16/07/2015), CNP officials release Swami Krishna (kp 23/07/2015)

Rotten relief rice ‘on sale’ at Dolakha store, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 16/07/2015)

Cases of daylight robbery on rise (ht 16/07/2015)

‘Criminology tools can curb illicit trade in artefacts’ (ht 16/07/2015)

Man killed 7 months after his daughters’ murder (ht 15/07/2015)

Sub-engineer caught in bribe scandal (kp 14/07/2015)

Cops hard put tackling cyber crime (ht 13/07/2015)

Subsidised rice ‘sold’ midway: Locals say foodstuff being ferried to Humla from Gamgadhi was sold to hotels in Bam and Chankheli in Mugu, by Raj Bahadur Shahi (kp 12/07/2015)

Man held at TIA with hashish in stomach: The contraband in capsules weighs around one kilogram (ht 12/07/2015)

Kavre DAO orders police to arrest bogus quake victims, by Raj Kumar Parajuli (ht 12/07/2015), DAO begins action against bogus victims (kp 13/07/2015)

Serial fraud offender in police net (ht 12/07/2015)

Digitising crime fighting: The Nepal Police have been increasingly turning to digital technology to help improve the services they provide, by Manish Gautam (kp 11/07/2015)

APF under scrutiny for thrashing locals (ht 11/07/2015)

Mum kills self, daughter; 2 poisoned kids critical (kp 10/07/2015)

Mother caught while dumping her newborn: Four-day-old baby boy rescued alive, sent to hospital; Woman in custody, gives conflicting statements to police (ht 10/07/2015)

Superstition taking its toll on women (ht 10/07/2015)

Police to strengthen drive to curb crime in public vehicles (ht 10/07/2015)

Woman jailed for life for child sacrifice (kp 09/07/2015)

Youth arrested on cyber crime charges (ht 09/07/2015)

‘Jail escapee’, who was arrested on Saturday, was never in jail! Had walked free by ‘convincing’ someone else to go to Sindhupalchowk Prison in his place (kp 09/07/2015)

Chand-led Maoists on donation drive (ht 09/07/2015)

Woman expelled from her house (kp 08/07/2015)

Three held on fraud charge, by Shiva Puri (kp 08/07/2015)

Man murders mother’s lover (kp 07/07/2015)

Family murders mentally ill woman (ht 07/07/2015)

Male teacher bags maternity allowance (ht 07/07/2015)

Gaighat girl raped, murdered (ht 06/07/2015)

Nepalis being sent to Afghanistan illegally, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 05/07/2015)

Neighbours beat woman for ‘practising witchcraft’ (ht 05/07/2015)

‘Strengthen criminal justice system’ (ht 04/07/2015)

Rapist grandfather sent to prison (ht 04/07/2015)

Man held for faking own abduction to avoid paying loan (ht 04/07/2015)

Adhikari murder Case in apex court (kp 03/07/2015)

Rejected pulses found in Chitwan godown, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 03/07/2015)

Minister Parajuli finds his job on line over unseemly act (kp 02/07/2015), Minister in hot water for paddy field antics: His ‘indecent’ behaviour draws flak in Parliament (ht 02/07/2015), Under-fire Agriculture Minister Parajuli quits (kp 03/07/2015), Woman says minister was not misbehaving (kp 03/07/2015), Paddy field antics cost minister Parajuli job (ht 03/07/2015), Action sought against Parajuli (ht 03/07/2015)

Save our daughters: To add to the grief of losing loved ones, young women have to go through the trauma od sexual mistreatment, by Sudeshna Thapa (rep 02/07/2015)

Journalist arrested for ‘no reason’ (kp 02/07/2015)

DAO to curb relief anomalies: To monitor whether genuine victims are benefiting (ht 02/07/2015), Irregularity in ID card distribution: Ward secretary accused of giving fake cards to Congress loyalists (ht 02/07/2015)

Black market in zinc sheets spreads amid high demand (kp 02/07/2015)

Youth arrested for Rs 1.2 million fraud (ht 02/07/2015)

Extortion, robbery plot foiled; four in police net ( 01/07/2015)

Ex-DSP Chand sent to judicial custody (kp 29/06/2015), Former DSP Chand presented at court: To be tried for aiding killers of media entrepreneur Jamim Shah, who was murdered in February 2010 (ht 29/06/2015)

Human trafficking in Pokhara on the rise, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 29/06/2015)

Police on high alert against human trafficking (ht 29/06/2015)

12 suspects arrested in Lalitpur for involvement in crime (ht 29/06/2015)

Thieves made public (ht 29/06/2015)

Police start drive against human trafficking, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 28/06/2015)

Torture in police custody declining (ht 28/06/2015)

Over 100 VAW cases reported every month (ht 27/06/2015)

Six months on,girl’s kin refuse to receive body: Demand fair probe, saying the teenager died in mysterious circumstances (ht 27/06/2015)

Adhikari murder case: Appellate Court upholds lower court decision (ht 27/06/2015), Nepal Police replies to Ganga Maya Adhikari: Says Interpol help has been sought to bring main accused home (ht 27/06/2015)

Incidents of unsafe migration, trafficking up after quake (ht 27/06/2015)

Man held with Rs 6.1 million,prayer beads (ht 27/06/2015)

Joint efforts needed to combat violence, say stakeholders (ht 26/06/2015)

Accused rapists held (ht 26/06/2015)

UML district leader’s main murder convict arrested (ht 26/06/2015)

Police dismantling drug racket (ht 26/06/2015)

Opium cultivation rampant in mid-west (ht 25/06/2015)

Man shoots brother dead over property dispute, by Mohan Budhair (kp 24/06/2015)

Elderly beaten to death (kp 24/06/2015)

Absconding in-laws accused of killing woman (rep 22/06/2015)

Yarsa smuggling incurs millions of loss annually, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 23/06/2015)

5 dead, 30 fall sick after consuming poisonous liquor (kp 22/06/2015)

Six persons held with two pistols: Police say potential armed robberies in city foiled (ht 22/06/2015)

Dark matter: If law enforcement agencies are serious about reducing human trafficking they should remain watchful of the dark web, by Bimal Pratap Shah (kp 21/06/2015)

Five held for giving fake details, taking cash relief (ht 21/06/2015)

7 held for ‘child trafficking’, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 20/06/2015)

Human trafficking on rise in Nuwakot after earthquake (rep 20/06/2015)

Six nabbed for providing false info to get relief, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 20/06/2015)

Hope of acid attack victims dashed (ht 20/06/2015)

Wife accuses lawmaker of domestic violence Says she was tortured for not bringing SUV (ht 19/06/2015)

Four girls rescued, trafficker nabbed (ht 19/06/2015)

Human trafficking, black marketing cases up (ht 18/06/2015)

Eight arrested for thefts 34 electronic gadgets confiscated (ht 17/06/2015)

Woman critically injured in hubby’s attack (kp 16/06/2015)

Cop held for rape attempt (ht 16/06/2015)

Livestock office sells meat of dead she-goats, by Pavitra Kumar Shahi (16/06/2015)

Murderer sentenced to life in prison (kp 15/06/2015)

Murder case filed against 13 (ht 15/06/2015)

Nepal nach dem Beben: "Leichte Beute für Menschenhändler", von Simone Utler (Spiegel 14/06/2015), Quake victims in fear of child traffickers, by Nirajan Paudel (rep 15/06/2015)

Student hospitalised after teacher thrashes him for not doing assignment (ht 12/06/2015)

Five arrested for misappropriation (kp 11/06/2015), Case filed against five for selling relief materials in Kavre (ht 12/06/2015)

Nepali girls trafficked to Punjab post quake, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 10/06/2015), Rescued women recount their stories (ht 10/06/2015)

16-yr-old gang-raped (kp 10/06/2015)

Ganga Maya threatens to resume hunger strike (ht 10/06/2015)

Stolen relief materials seized,eight arrested (ht 10/06/2015)

Four die, 18 fall ill after drinking illicit moonshine in Siraha (kp 10/06/2015), One more dies after consuming toxic liquor (kp 11/06/2015)

Two arrested for abducting, burying 10-year-old boy (ht 09/06/2015)

Text messages to warn people against trafficking, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 08/06/2015)

Seven arrested for banking fraud (kp 08/06/2015)

Four charged in separate rape cases (kp 07/06/2015)

Convicted fugitive held after 4 years (kp 06/06/2015)

Cops teach quake victims self-defence skills (ht 06/06/2015)

11 held for witchcraft beating (ht 05/06/2015)

Three held for banking fraud (kp 05/06/2015

85-year jail for Samanta Shrestha’s killer (ht 03/06/2016)

Suitcase containing decapitated body found in sewer line (ht 02/06/2015)

Women living in tents learn to fend off sexual harassment (kp 01/06/2015)

Burglars, buyers of stolen goods in police net (ht 01/06/2015)

Banking offence convict arrested: Sentenced to six years in jail, fined Rs 133 million (ht 01/06/2015)

Human trafficking risk ‘increases’ (kp 30/05/2015)

3 sentenced to life in prison for kidnap, murder, by Laxmi Sah (kp 30/05/2015)

Theft cases on rise in post-quake situation: Police say they have cautioned general public to remain alert (ht 29/05/2015)

Series of robberies mark quake aftermath, by Chandni Hamal (rep 29/05/2015)

Youth flees with girlfriend after killing grandma: Cops suspect the youth killed his grandma after she disapproved of his marriage (ht 29/05/2015) [a case of caste discrimination?]

Time to prey: Escaped traffickers are back in business luring quake survivors with promises of a better life for their children, by Bhrikuti Rai (nt 29/05/2015)

Rape, abuse reported in encampments, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 28/05/2015)

Abducted boy freed after 4 wks (kp 28/05/2015)

Chakrapath Fuel Centre booked for adulteration (kp 28/05/2015)

SC registers petition seeking review of TRC, CIED acts, by Durga Dulal (rep 25/05/2015)

Police constable thrashed while in custody of DPO (ht 25/05/2015)

Theft, burglary after quake: Criminal cases filed against 23 people (kp 21/05/2015), Thieves capitalising on post-disaster situation: Police have arrested 15 persons on charge of property crime in city (ht 21/05/2015)

Gang raids houses in Saptari, two injured (ht 20/05/2015)

Landlords hiking rent, asking tenants to vacate, by Thomas Bogaty (ht 19/05/2015)

Five rape cases filed after April 25 earthquake in Kavre (ht 18/05/2015)

Thieves targeting unattended houses (ht 07/05/2015)

Man injures five guests in Khukuri attack (kp 25/04/2015)

UML leader among 25 face arrest order, by Shyam Sundar Shashi (kp 24/04/2015)

Will murder case against UCPN-M leader be revived? (ht 24/04/2015)

Rape accused arrested (ht 23/04/2015)

Journo singh’s murderer gets life sentence (kp 23/04/2015)

Fuel adulteration case: Govt to take legal action (kp 23/04/2015)

Battered and bruised: Strict enforcement of the law is crucial to reducing violence against women (kp 22/04/2015)

Ex-female cop sold off in Bangkok seeks justice, by Anjali Subedi (rep 22/04/2015)

Death penalty sought for rapists in statute (ht 22/04/2015)

SC seeks update on probe against Agni Sapkota (ht 22/04/2015)

Suspect held 18 yrs after Fr Gaffney’s murder (kp 22/04/2015), Fr Gafney’s suspected killer nabbed after 18 years (ht 22/04/2015)

Students vandalise TU department (kp 22/04/2015)

Orchid smuggling goes unchecked in Udayapur, by Dilliram Khatiwada (kp 22/04/2015)

Chand-led outfit Beat up advocate (kp 22/04/2015)

CPN M cadres seize 1,500 ropani land (20/04/2015)

Incidents of violence on the rise in Dhading (ht 20/04/2015)

Five held with arms for planning to eliminate recruiting agent: After failing to murder the agent, they had planned to kidnap a businessman in Narayanghat, by Pawan Yadav (kp 20/04/2015)

One murdered for eve-teasing (ht 20/04/2015)

Minor murdered in Bara, kin stage protest (ht 19/04/2015)

Call for swift justice in VAW, domestic violence cases (ht 19/04/2015)

CPN Maoist captures land in Sindhupalchowk (ht 18/04/2015)

A city of price-tags: It seems as though Birgunj is capable of putting a price tag on everything, including on the future of its girls, by Darshan Karki (kp 18/04/2015)

‘Punish rapists strongly’ (ht 17/04/2015), Teenager gets five years in prison (ht 17/04/2015)

Kin of woman who died allege murder (ht 17/04/2015)

Stakeholders call for ending corporal punishment (ht 17/04/2015)

Report on conflict time rights violation out (ht 16/04/2015)

Probe into Birgunj shooting hits snag (kp 15/04/2015)

‘Majority of crimes happen in capital on Friday’ (ht 15/04/2015)

Looters gun down trader, injure three (kp 15/04/2015)

Two persons nabbed for Prithvinagar dacoity (ht 15/04/2015)

Armed robbers shoot one dead, injure three, by Govind Chhettri (ht 14/04/2015)

‘Kin, acquaintances perpetrate sexual violence’ (ht 13/04/2015)

Man sent to jail (ht 13/04/2015)

Case filed against acid attacker (kp 13/04/2015), Perpetrator sent to jail until final hearing (ht 17/04/2015)

Indian nat’l gets Nepali passport by forging docs, by Laxmi Sah (kp 13/04/2015)

Cycle rally organised to raise awareness against VAW cases (kp 12/04/2015)

Cops suspended, held for raping teens (ht 12/04/2015), Police lodge rape case against two cops (ht 13/04/2015)

Couple found dead in Chabahil (kp 12/04/2015)

Police destroy poppy cultivation in Salyan (kp 12/04/2015)

Rapist sentenced to 10 years in jail, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 11/04/2015)

Violence against women on the rise in Chitwan (ht 11/04/2015)

Absconding ‘murderer’ held (kp 11/05/2015), Man arrested for murdering wife (ht 11/04/2015)

Newborn found dead (ht 11/04/2015)

Bardiya teenage girl gang-raped (kp 10/04/2015)

Police constable held for rape (ht 10/04/2015)

Caste as culprit: Was the recent acid attack on two schoolgirls an outcome of a lover’s rejection or of being rejected by society?, by Hritika Rana (kp 10/04/2015)

Accused of Ranibari case in custody (kp 10/04/2015)

CPN Maoist captures land (kp 10/04/2015)

Cops fail to bust gangs involved in vehicle theft, by Janak Nepal (kp 09/04/2015)

Bhaktapur court sentences murderer to life in prison (ht 09/04/2015)

Taxi set on fire with cabbie inside, motorbike torched (ht 08/04/2015), I have nothing left now (kp 08/04/2015)

Violence against women: Rape cases rising, by Roshan Kumar Jha (ht 07/04/2015)

Cases of sexual violence rising in Makawanpur (ht 07/04/2015)

Official receives ‘death threat’, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 07/04/2015)

Domestic violence forcing children onto streets, by Chandni Hamal (rep 06/04/2015)

Human trafficking ring busted, trafficker arrested (ht 06/04/2015)

Amend TRC Act in line with SC verdict, demand victims (kp 05/04/2015)

Malaysian woman held with cocaine (kp 05/04/2015), Malaysian woman held with 11 kg cocaine (ht 05/04/2015), Women being used as drug mules (kp 06/04/2015)

Convicted rapist held, sentenced to life in prison (ht 04/04/2015)

Five killed, six raped in three months in Saptari (ht 04/04/2015)

Sixteen-year-old girl ‘gang-raped’ in Saptari (kp 03/04/2015), Kin of rape victim accuse police of refusing FIR (ht 03/04/2015)

Elderly woman beaten to death (kp 03/04/2015)

Class, no bar: Violence against women is prevalent in high income families too, they are just better at hiding it, by Sahina Shrestha (nt 03/04/2015)

Rage against rape: What should the punishment for our ‘soul snatchers’ and ‘life spoilers’ be?, by Chandra Bhadra (kp 03/04/2015)

Wives file cases against husbands for polygamy (ht 03/04/2015)

Right groups start 3rd VAW drive: Right activists claim the government has failed to uphold international convention on gender discrimination (kp 03/04/2015)

Three arrested with forged papers for land ownership, by Bhim Ghimire, Shiva Sharma and Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 03/04/2015)

Pregnant woman murdered, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 02/04/2015)

Abducted minor freed after a year, by Rabindra Upreti (kp 02/04/2015)

Woman found dead in Dhumbarahi (ht 02/04/2015)

Brothel keeper arrested after 17 years of conviction (ht 02/04/2015)

Chain-snatchers rob 4 ladies (kp 02/04/2015), Chain-snatchers held (ht 05/04/2015)

Three held with gold (ht 01/04/2015)

Woman found dead after dowry dispute, by Amrita Anmol (kp 31/03/2015)

Domestic jobs abroad: Women continue to fall prey to traffickers, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 31/03/2015)

13-year-old girl raped (kp 30/03/2015)

Murderer nabbed after seven months (kp 30/03/2015)

Transitional justice: Ensure our participation: Victims (kp 30/03/2015)

Kin seek probe into Pyuthan bomb blast (ht 30/03/2015)

Capital punishment: There is a need to revive the provision of death penalty for inhuman crimes like rape-cum-murder and gang rape, by Khagendra N. Sharma (kp 29/03/2015) [Capital punishment is an inhuman crime itself! So many innocent people are murdered time and again by this way!]

Rapist held after more than two years (ht 29/03/2015)

5 Dhading murder cases: 23 held, 30 still at large, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 28/03/2015)

Man held for raping 12-yr-old girl in Rautahat, by Madan Thakur (rep 27/03/2015)

CA panel instructs govt to adopt chemical castration (kp 26/03/2015), Gautam backs chemical castration for rapists (ht 26/03/2015)

TRC: Col Lama could be extradited without treaty (kp 26/03/2015)

Bam murderer held in SArabia (kp 26/03/2015), Absconding shooter nabbed in Saudi Arabia (ht 26/03/2015)

Stones hurled at Mahat’s vehicle (kp 26/03/2015), Stones hurled at Mahat’s vehicle in Pokhara (ht 26/03/2015)

6 held for aiding Indian nat’l get Nepali citizenship, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 26/03/2015)

Bulgarian national held for using fake ATM cards, by Manish Gautam (kp 26/03/2015)

Four-year-old rape victim hospitalised again after health deteriorates (ht 25/03/2015)

Rape convict gets 15-year jail term (kp 25/03/2015)

Man accused of daughter’s rape, flees (kp 24/03/2015)

Case unsettled: I submit that the case of six-year-old Pooja’s rape and subsequent death remains grossly unsettled, by Sandhya Regmi (kp 24/03/2015)

Lack of data on conflict-era sexual violence hampers support (rep 24/03/2015)

4 women rescued while being trafficked to India, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 24/03/2015), Seven rescued from being trafficked at Nepal-India border (ht 24/03/2015)

Men march in city to call for end to VAW (ht 24/03/2015), Gender violence (ht 24/03/2015)

Two killed in attack on school meeting (ht 24/03/2015)

‘Most domestic violence cases are reconciled’ (ht 23/03/2015)

Man hurt in ‘rape attempt’ dies (kp 22/03/2015)

Men too are victims of gender-based violence: However, police statistics show more than 90 per cent women are subjected to abuse (ht 22/03/2015)

‘Acid attacker’ in police net: Investigators say consequences of his unrequited love had made him revengeful, by Manish Gautam (kp 21/03/2015), ‘Jilted lover’ arrested for acid attack on teenage schoolgirls (ht 21/03/2015), Acid attack: BK remanded in custody (kp 23/03/2015)

Move Forward In Rape Cases, by Roshan Kumar Jha (rn 21/03/2015)

Simraungadh shooting: Victim’s family gets Rs 1 million (kp 21/03/2015)

A legislative emergency: Following the recent acid attack in Basantapur, stronger and more specific legislation is needed, by Binayak Basnyat and Bikalpa Raj Bhandari (kp 20/03/2015), Nepal Women's Union seeks life term for rapists (ht 20/03/2015)

Examinee survives rape attempt (ht 20/03/2015)

Rape victims show suicidal tendencies, by Devendra Basnet (rep 19/03/2015)

Bara rapist gets 35 years in prison, by Laxmi Sah (kp 18/03/2015), 35-year jail term for Bara minor’s rapist, killer, by Ram Sarraf (ht 18/03/2015), Life term for Bara rapist, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 18/03/2015), Victim’s family against legal reprieve for rapist, by Laxmi Sah (kp 19/03/2015)

Rape accused teacher remanded in custody (kp 18/03/2015)

Police crack major human trafficking racket, by Manish Gautam (kp 18/03/2015), Women trafficking ring busted, seven arrested: Were long involved in ‘selling’ Nepali girls in foreign countries (ht 18/03/2015)

Halchok Fuel Station found cheating on quantity (kp 18/03/2015), Govt seals police, army-run fuel pumps (ht 18/03/2015), Army, police form panels to probe irregularities, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 19/03/2015)

Experts call for better definition of rape in Criminal Code Bill (kp 16/03/2015)

Bad to worse: Rape has become the most common violence inflicted on women in Nepal and over the world, by Mukesh Khanal (rep 16/03/2015)

Attempts to ‘settle’ rape case foiled, by Ananda Gautam (kp 16/03/2015)

Husband, father-in-law held for sexual abuse of woman (ht 16/03/2015)

More women go missing in Kailali district (ht 16/03/2015)

Two suspects of Ranibari murder held after 12 yrs (kp 16/03/2015), Two nabbed for 2002 killing of couple (ht 16/03/2015)

Opium farms destroyed in Rukum (ht 16/03/2015)

Three minors raped in four days (kp 15/03/2015)

Minor girls raped in Jhapa, Terhathum: Alleged rapist held (ht 15/03/2015)

Rights activists demand stern action against culprits (ht 15/03/2015)

Kathmandu not safe for women, girls: MPCO says 67 cases of rape reported in seven months (ht 15/03/2015)

Police set to launch mobile app for complaint registration: The app can be used to inform police about crime College student goes and accidents with photos (kp 15/03/2015)

Six-year-old raped in Tehrathum, by Lawadev Dhungana (kp 14/03/2015)

Incidents of sexual violence on rise (ht 14/03/2015), Rapes rising: Rapists who come from powerful families are never punished; The poor victims never get justice, by Roshan Kumar Jha (rep 14/03/2015)

Army man held for killing fellow soldier (ht 14/03/2015)

Chand-led CPN M on donation drive in Kavre (ht 14/03/2015)

Govt to punish outlets cheating customers, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 14/03/2015)

Acid attack on teenage girls: Police say victims not cooperating; Kin dismiss claim; Describe charge as cops’ tactic to hide their failure (ht 13/03/2015), ‘Bring guilty to book at the earliest’ (ht 13/03/2015), ‘No clue on acid attackers’ (kp 14/03/2015), Even after three weeks cops draw a blank: Law enforcement agency says it is investigating the case from three different angles (ht 14/03/2015), Girls prepare for exam on hospital bed, by Weena Pun (kp 17/03/2015)

Accused rapist nabbed (ht 13/03/2015)

Teacher arrested for sexual harassment (ht 13/03/2015), 11 injured in scuffle over allegation teacher sexually abused student (ht 14/03/2015)

Hundreds rally in Kathmandu against brutal rape, acid attack, by Anup Ojha (kp 12/03/2015), Protest against rape of minor continues (ht 12/03/2015), Protesters clash with cops in Bara: Body of seven-year-old rape victim who died on Sunday yet to be cremated, by Laxmi Sah (kp 13/03/2015), Activists injured in Kalaiya Protest (ht 13/03/2015), Bara victim’s body yet to be cremated (kp 14/03/2015), Kalaiya locals demand death penalty for rapist: Continue protest; Refuse to perform final rites of seven-year-old victim until demands met (ht 14/03/2015), Final rites for 7-yr-old bara rape victim, by Laxmi Sah (kp 15/03/2015), Agitation against rape called off (ht 15/03/2015)

Domestic violence up in western region (ht 12/03/2015)

Number of women going missing in Kailali on the rise, say police (ht 12/03/2015)

4 held with gold hidden in rectum (kp 12/03/2014)

Boy killed, kmc vehicles burnt (kp 12/03/2015)

Financial crime: ‘Involvement of staff, directors key challenge’ (kp 12/03/2015)

Four girls raped in a month (kp 11/03/2015)

Kalaiya rape culprits: Leaders press for life sentence (kp 10/03/2015), Strict action sought against man who raped minor (ht 10/03/2015), Rape victim’s death sparks protests, by Laxmi Sah (kp 11/03/2015), Public condoles death of minor rape victim (ht 11/03/2015), Rape victim’s kin demonstrate (ht 11/03/2015), Protesters stage sit-in with rape victim’s body, by Laxmi Sah (kp 12/03/2015)

‘Janajatis more prone to foreign job fraud’ (kp 10/03/2015)

Opium, pot farming goes unchecked in remote villages, by Pratap Bista (kp 10/03/2015)

Police bust major gold smuggling racket, by Manish Gautam (kp 10/03/2015)

Dozens of Nepalis suffer in St Lucia as racketeers dupe, by Roshan Sedhai and Anup Ojha (kp 08/03/2015), More Nepali students left in lurch in St Lucia, by Roshan Sedhai and Anup Ojha (kp 09/03/2015), Lost in Lambirds: The students smuggled to St Lucia deserve an answer from the state (kp 10/03/2015), Victims await court hearing, by Anup Ojha (kp 11/03/2015)

Two schoolgirls have been missing for month (ht 08/03/2015)

Phoney VDC secretary swindles three months’ salary (ht 08/03/2015)

Marijuana smuggler shot dead, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 08/03/2015)

OHCHR hails SC verdict on TRC amnesty provision (kp 07/03/2015), OHRC hails SC ruling on rights violation cases: Apex court had upheld international standards rejecting TRC, CIEDP’s role in securing amnesty (ht 07/03/2015), Apex court ruling on transitional justice mechanism: UCPN (Maoist) objects to curbs on commissions’ jurisdiction (kp 10/03/2015), Down comes the gavel: Conflict victims are waiting for the Supreme Court verdicts to be implemented, by Ram Kumar Bhandari (kp 10/03/2015)

Lama’s repatriation unlikely under current law, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 07/03/2015), House panel summons PM, CoAS in Lama’s case (kp 13/03/2015), Parliamentary panel summons PM, army chief: To ask what is being done to bring Colonel Lama back (ht 13/03/2015), House panel asks govt to repatriate Col Lama (kp 14/03/2015), Extradite Lama,directs House panel (ht 14/03/2015), Govt hesitant to send witnesses to London: Fears they may be arrested by British police, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 14/03/2015) [???], Chances of Col Lama’s release from UK ‘slim’, by Dewan Rai (kp 16/03/2015) [No wonder as long as the Nepali state promotes impunity!!], Beside the mark: Instead of Col Lama’s repatriation, TRC must prioritise needs of victims (kp 16/03/2015)

Man confesses to slitting wife’s throat (ht 07/03/2015)

Sit down, please: Reserved or not, I will be battling for a seat and some males would not miss an opportunity to poke and grab, by Prateebha Tuladhar (kp 06/03/2015)

Police raid marriage bureaus sending girls to China, Korea, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 06/03/2015), China, Korea marriage racket busted, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 07/03/2015), Korean national among three arrested for involvement in bride trafficking (ht 07/03/2015), CIB: Chinese, Koreans pay up to Rs 2.5m to marry Nepali girls, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 07/03/2015)

Corrosive laws: Lenient punishment is not a deterrent for heinous crimes like acid attacks, by Binita Dahal (nt 06/03/2015)

Couple held for feeding urine to woman on witchcraft charge (ht 05/03/2015)

Students vandalise campus in Rajbiraj (ht 05/03/2015)

Woman assaulted on witchcraft charge (kp 03/03/2015)

Robbers gang-rape Dhanusha woman, by Shyam Sundar Shashi (kp 02/03/2015)

Means and ends: Critical engagement with the transitional justice commissions will permit victims to tell their stories, by Simon Robins (kp 02/03/2015)

Man accused of theft suffers severe abuse, by Parbat Portel (kp 02/03/2015)

Nepali raped, murdered: India to provide compensation, by Kamal Panthi (kp 02/03/2015)

71-yr-old Canadian gets 7 years for paedophilia (kp 02/03/2015)

Neutralising acid: Why is civil society concerned only when acts of gender-based violence take place in Kathmandu?, by Pratyush Nath Upreti (kp 01/03/2015)

Woman kills 9-year-old son: She had quarelled on phone with husband in India (kp 01/03/2015)

Murderers out, victims’ kin upset, by Janak Nepal and Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 28/02/2015)

Transitional justice act: Court rescinds amnesty clause (kp 27/02/2015) [!!!!!], SC annuls discretionary powers of TRC, CIED, by Nabin Khatiwada (rep), SC rules out general amnesty for serious rights violation, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 27/02/2015), Transitional justice: Implement SC decision: ICJ (kp 28/02/2015)

Man gets three yrs for cheating conflict victims’ compensation, by Laxmi Gautam (ht 27/02/2015)

Border smuggling on rise for lack of female cops (ht 27/02/2015)

One step ahead: Nepal Police must be commended for their stellar work in apprehending assassins behind Justice Bam’s murder, by Kishor Kumar Lama (kp 27/02/2015)

10 held for running illegal Dhukuti (kp 27/02/2015)

Woman who sold girl for IRS 150 and radio held after 35 years, by Devendra Basnet (rep 26/02/2015)

Enforce laws to curb VAW: NHRC (ht 26/02/2015)

Five India bound women rescued at border (kp 26/02/2015)

Amnesty report: Transitional justice law entrenches impunity (kp 26/02/2015) [see AI Nepal report], Impunity deepening roots in Nepal: AI (ht 26/02/2015)

Ruckus in CA: Probe panel fails to identify culprits (ht 25/02/2015) [?????]

Col Lama’s hearing begins in UK, by Navin Pokharel (kp 25/02/2015)

Dhading Cops arrest 45 fugitives, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 24/02/2015)

Former ministers yet to clear lakhs in dues: Drew dashainbonus they were not entitled to between 1998 and 2001, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 24/02/2015)

Funds in foreign banks: Lax law prevents govt from extracting information, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 24/02/2015)

2 schoolgirls hurt in acid attack, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 23/02/2015), Acid thrown on teenage girls in heart of city (ht 24/02/2015), Action, restorative justice sought (kp 24/02/2015), Corrosive violence: Incidents like Sunday’s acid attack can be devastating to women’s sense of security (kp 24/02/2015), NHRC asks govt to bring culprit to book (ht 24/02/2015), Students protest acid attack (ht 25/02/2015), Protest continues for justice, rehabilitation of victims, by Weena Pun (kp 25/02/2015), State of siege: Sunday’s acid attack is the product of a rapacious mentality that sees women as objects to be possessed, by Pranaya Shamsher JB Rana (kp 25/02/2015), Panel: Book assailant, cover expenses, by Weena Pun (kp 26/02/2015), Acid attack on girls draws condemnation (ht 26/02/2015), Hunt for acid attacker intensifies, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 26/02/2015), Police draw blank even after five days of incident (ht 27/02/2015), Victims demand strict laws, action, by Bedraj Poudel (kp 28/02/2015), Govt to regulate acid sale, distribution (kp 28/02/2015), Inconsistent information hampers probe: Gautam (kp 03/03/2015), Students march demanding justice for acid attack victims (kp 04/03/2015)

Women unsafe in their own homes (ht 23/02/2015)

CIB dealt with 103 crimes in three months (ht 23/02/2015)

7-year-old raped, admitted to ICU (kp 22/02/2015), Protests against spike in rape, murder in Bara, by Laxmi Sah (kp 23/02/2015), Bara police arrest 28-year-old man, by Laxmi Sah (kp 25/02/2015), Rapist of a minor made public, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 26/02/2015), 6-year-old rape victim alive but ‘brain dead’, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 28/02/2015), 7-year-old rape victim critical: doc (kp 03/03/2015)

Eastern, central regions top crime registration rate (kp 22/02/2015)

Far West ‘transit’ for wildlife smugglers, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 22/02/2014), Illegal trade of pangolin grew ‘eight-fold’ (kp 22/02/2015)

Women complain of groping on staff buses (ht 21/02/2015)

House panel: Probe Swiss accounts: Committee also asks govt to initiate measures to sign pact with Switzerland for mutual legal assistance, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 16/02/2015), House panel issues ambiguous fiat: Doesn’t specify which govt authority should launch probe, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 16/02/2015)

Kantipur vehicle torched in Bara: Newspaper distribution obstructed for two days; FNJ condemns act (kp 14/02/2015), Kalaiya agitation takes ugly turn Agitators vandalise UML office, set newspaper vehicle on fire (ht 14/02/2015)

Man held for cheating young women (ht 14/02/2015)

Investigating Offshore Accounts: Political Will Power Is Needed, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn 14/02/2015)

Pumps found selling poor quality fuel, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 14/02/2015)

Women facing dowry torture from in-laws (ht 13/02/2015)

Relatives involved in forced child labour, trafficking (ht 13/02/2015)

Two thieves held, four laptops seized, by Manish Gautam (kp 13/02/2015)

Bike theft cases down,221 plaints so far this fiscal (ht 13/02/2015)

Rape victim offered million rupees to keep mum (ht 12/02/2015)

Bir union secy among three held for duping doc (kp 12/02/2015), Doctor cheated of six million rupees (ht 12/02/2015)

Witchcraft victims: Entire family suffers inhumane treatment, abuse, by Raj Kumar Karki (kp 12/02/2015)

Reconciliation out of court leading to rise in crime (ht 11/02/2015)

Recently-married girl burnt to death in Siraha (ht 10/02/2015), Kin demand probe into woman’s death (kp 12/02/2015)

Technical institute operator held for fraud (ht 10/02/2015)

Smugglers traffick rural kids to work in brick kilns, by Dilliram Khatiwada (kp 10/02/2015)

Over 371 foreign drug offenders in Nepal jails, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 10/02/2015)

‘Rs 5.4b held in Swiss bank in ’07’: ICIJ reports 8 unnamed Nepalis parked the illegal cash in HSBC’s private banking arm in year 2006-07, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 10/02/2015), HSBC helps Nepalis hide 54 million US dollars in ill-gotten wealth, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 10/02/2015), Swiss connection: Govt must investigate Nepali accounts in foreign banks (kp 11/02/2015), Investigate it (ht 11/02/2015)

5 traders found selling illegal gold (kp 10/02/2015)

‘Sharp shooters’ used in kidnapping of trader, by Awadhesh Kumar Jha (kp 10/02/2015)

Five arrested with 5.23 kg gold, cash (ht 09/02/2015)

Teachers beaten up, school vandalised (ht 09/02/2015)

INTERPOL's most wanted Nepali poacher brought to Nepal, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 09/02/2015)

Fear of abuse keeping girl students out of school: Rising cases of violence against women a bane of those who wish to pursue studies, by Prakash Singh (ht 08/02/2015)

CPN Maoist cadres held on extortion charge (kp 08/02/2015)

Man arrested with fake Nepali currency notes (ht 08/02/2015)

Suspended SP lawmaker’s house raided (ht 08/02/2015)

Nepal urged to accede to Rome Statute (kp 07/02/2015)

Sexual harassment on public vehicles on the rise: Women commuters say they feel unsafe (ht 06/02/2015)

More women in far-west region approaching court to seek justice (ht 06/02/2015)

7 held with ancient Buddha statue, by Rajendra Nath (kp 06/02/2015)

Woman looted of Rs 1.8m in broad daylight (kp 05/02/2015), Woman robbed of Rs 19 lakh in heart of capital (ht 05/02/2015)

Court orders compensation for youths thrashed by cops (ht 05/02/105)

Cops suspended for illegal detention (ht 05/02/2015)

Jailed for marrying underage girl (ht 04/02/2015)

Bank security guard killed (ht 04/02/2015)

Man hacks wife to death (kp 03/02/2015)

Around 4,000 girls rescued every year (ht 03/02/2015)

3 cops convicted for torturing man in custody, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 03/02/2015)

Publicly humiliated Dalit couple seeks justice, by Dilli Ram Khatiwada (kp 02/02/2015)

Man accused of ‘abetting’ suicide of girlfriend (kp 02/02/2015)

CIB cautions people against SMS, mobile phone lottery scams (ht 02/02/2015)

‘Witchcraft’ victim’s family face social boycott, by Mohan Budhair (kp 01/02/2015)

Man arrested for raping minor (kp 01/02/2015)

Woman shot dead over domestic tiff, by Kashiram Dangi (kp 01/02/2015)

Q1 crime statistics show upward trend: More offences reported in the first quarter of this fiscal compared to previous years (ht 01/02/2015)

CIB catches two alleged frauds (ht 01/02/2015)

Rhino poacher ‘held’ in M’sia (kp 01/02/2015), Poacher who killed ‘20’ rhinos, by Pawan Yadav (kp 16/02/2015)

In-laws, husband selling women to Indian brothels, by Upendra Yadav (rep 31/01/2015)

Fake driving licence racket busted, by Kaushal Ghimire (kp 31/01/2015), Police bust fake driving license racket, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 31/01/2015)

School buses ‘smuggle’ drugs, by Awadhesh Kumar Jha (kp 31/01/2015)

Local-police collaboration helps curb crime, by Kaushal Ghimire (kp 30/01/2014)

Donation makes gangster Chakre Milan ‘special guest’, by Sudeep Kaini (kp 30/01/2015)

Woman, relatives get life sentence for murder (ht 30/01/2015)

Nepal asked to redress teen’s murder case (kp 29/01/2015)

Conflict era cases: Govt disregards NHRC’s request (kp 29/01/2015)

Child trafficking goes unchecked in central, western Tarai districts (kp 29/01/2015)

Four-year-old killed after kidnap, by Laxmi Sah (kp 28/01/2015), Minor killed in Kalaiya after abduction (ht 28/01/2015)

Woman’s throat slit (ht 28/01/2015)

Poaching, illegal trade in protected rare species up (ht 28/01/2015)

Agents found putting goods into customs cleared cargo (kp 28/01/2015)

Mega Bank fraud: Mastermind turns himself in to police; Surrender follows arrest of his three accomplices last week (ht 28/01/2015)

Youths departing for foreign jobs swindled (ht 27/01/2015)

Hubby, in-laws accused of killing woman; cops turn down complaint (kp 26/01/2015)

Five wildlife crime suspects nabbed: Rhino horn, leopard hide seized from their possession (ht 26/01/2015)

Four con artists arrested: Used to cheat unsuspecting people on the pretext exchanging dollars (ht 25/01/2015)

Unbecoming Behaviour: Stop Hooliganism In Constituent Assembly, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn 24/01/2015)

Rape attempt foiled, 3 nabbed, by Pawan Yadav (kp 24/01/2015)

Child marriages rampant in Pyuthan, by Devendra Barma (ht 24/01/2015)

Police dig out TDBL's missing Rs 21 million, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 24/01/2015)

Man involved in many thefts arrested (ht 24/01/2015)

Three in police net for Rs 20.99 million Mega Bank fraud: Were rounded up over a period of one week; Notes found buried in Dhading (ht 24/01/2015)

Two arrested for rape, one at large (ht 23/01/2015)

Three street robberies in two days in capital (ht 23/01/2015)

32-yr jail for raping minor, by Kamal Panthi (kp 22/01/2015)

Convicted drug dealer arrested after 9 years (kp 22/01/2015)

CA vandalism draws criticisms on social media (kp 21/01/2015), Who resorted to brawl in CA? (kp 21/01/2015)

Attacks on media condemned (kp 21/01/2015)

214 kg hashish seized, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 19/01/2015)

‘Tip-top’ man, tiptoeing with laptops, by Manish Gautam (kp 18/01/2015), Serial laptop thief in police net: Had burgled computers from 28 offices, companies in capital (ht 18/01/2015)

Law on abrogation of criminal charges (ht 18/01/2015)

Explosives, pistol recovered after blast (kp 18/01/2015)

Woman detained with IED, firearm (ht 18/01/2015)

Man thrashes wife whenasked to end illicit affair (ht 17/01/2015)

Police say polygraph tests proving to be successful (ht 17/01/2015)

In-laws arrested in woman’s death (kp 16/01/2015)

Man burns alcoholic wife to death (ht 15/01/2015), Hubby admits to killing wife for her ‘drinking habit’, by Mohan Budhair and Ganesh Chaudhary (kp 18/01/2015)

Man deceives wife into signing divorce papers (rep 15/01/2015)

Trafficked victim escapes from brothel (kp 14/01/2015)

Rape-accused acquitted (ht 14/01/2015)

Court frees man wrongly jailed for two weeks, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 14/01/2015)

CIB nabs three swindlers (ht 12/01/2015)

Fake driving licence use widespread, say police (kp 11/01/2015)

Organised crime in guise of political outfit, say police: Police suspect the group could also have been backed by mainstream political parties, by Lawadev Dhungana (kp 11/01/2015)

Teachers suspended for making sexual advances (ht 10/01/2015)

Rapist father gets 34-year prison term, by Rajendra Nath (kp 09/01/2015)

Sexual abuse against children on rise, by Rekha Bhusal (rep 09/01/2015)

Rescued kids handed over to parents (kp 09/01/2015)

Trafficking victims shunned by own family: Most of the victims said they were forced to take shelter at Maiti Nepal after their families turn their backs on them, by Mohan Budhair (kp 08/01/2015)

Child marriage rife among Chepangs, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 08/01/2015)

Chand-led CPN Maoist steps up donation drive: Industrialists say cadres of Chand party ask for tidy sum when they visit them in person (kp 08/01/2015)

Group issuing fake citizenship certificates held (kp 08/01/2015)

Rapist father jailed for 18 years (ht 07/01/2015)

NHRC recommends action against APF personnel (ht 07/01/2015), Govt told to Take action against Erring cops (kp 08/01/2015)

Perpetrator who shot father of gang-raped minor held (kp 07/01/2015)

Police: Financial issue behind tourists’ abduction, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 07/01/2015), Abduction bid foiled: Kidnapped Indian nationals rescued from hotel, by Bharat Koirala (ht 08/01/2015)

Man detained for raping his daughter (ht 06/01/2015)

Man murders landlady in cold blood (kp 06/01/2015)

Two arrested for rape (ht 04/01/2015)

75 VoIP centres busted: 31 foreigners among 129 racketeers held (ht 04/01/2015)

Law proposes pardon for convicts (ht 04/01/2015)

‘Political motive’ behind Justice murder: Crime mastermind Thapa, a cadre of then Chure Bhawar Party, had high aspirations, by Manish Gautam (kp 04/01/2015), Verdict on Chure Bhawar Ekata Party cost Justice Bam his life, by Basant Sharma (ht 04/01/2015), Diffusion notice against Sanjay Ismali Magar, by Manish Gautam (kp 07/01/2015), Diffusion notice issued against on-the-run killer: Sanjaya Ismali Magar, one of the two who opened fire, is in Saudi (ht 07/01/2015)

Bodies of 3 kids found in pool (kp 04/01/2015), Woman accused of killing her children held (ht 18/01/2015)

Drunken man murders father-in-law, niece (kp 04/01/2015)

NOC lifts ban on oil thieves: House panel to govt: Reverse decision (kp 03/01/2015)

Home truths: Targeted govt programmes in the Tarai against domestic violence are required (kp 02/01/2015)

Rapist jailed for 16 years (ht 02/01/2015)

New Maoist party into extorting money (ht 02/01/2015)

Man arrested for raping five minors (kp 01/01/2015)

Domestic violence: Victims shy away from informing police, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 31/12/2014)

Cabbies held for committing night-time robberies (ht 31/12/2014)

Finding solutions: There might be problems in the implementation of rule of law, but provision of a death penalty is no solution to deterring cases of rape, by Meera Rajbhandari Amatya (kp 30/12/2014)

Middlemen-official nexus in selling stolen vehicles, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 30/12/2014)

Foreign employment fraud up 14.83 pc, by Ramesh Shrestha (ht 29/12/2014)

Illegal trade in leopard hide rampant (ht 29/12/2014)

New penal code proposes extended life sentence: Imprisonment until death proposed for those who commit aggravated murders (ht 28/12/2014)

Man arrested on murder charge: Sixteen-year-old Sonali Mishra of Dhamaura in Mahottari was found hanging in her room (kp 28/12/2014)

Murder cases of girls, women on rise (ht 27/12/2014)

Murder convict APF DIG Koirala dismissed: Rendered disqualified forany govt service in future (ht 27/12/2014)

Burn victim appeals DPM Gautam for justice (kp 26/12/2014)

Hurdles for justice, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 26/12/2014)

Over 250 VAW cases reported in a month (ht 26/12/2014)

Three held for killing girl after rape, by Laxmi Sah (kp 25/12/2014), Accused rapists made public (ht 25/12/2014)

26 women, kids rescued in Valley in five months: Were subjected to physical and mental torture (ht 25/12/2014)

Couple appeals for security (ht 25/12/2014) [on a case of inter-caste marriage]

Thai abduction ‘Ransom agent’ caught in Kathmandu (kp 25/12/2014), One suspect arrested in capital (ht 25/12/2014), Maoist involved in Thai kidnap racket, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 25/12/2014)

Gold smuggling: Crime can pay, but grassing pays more! (kp 24/12/2014)

Banke court slaps student’s murderer 30 years in prison (kp 24/12/2014)

Rape victims must get enhanced state aid: Authorities discuss ways to address cases more effectively (ht 23/12/2014)

Disabled women falling prey to sexual abuse, by Raju Adhikari (rep 23/12/2014)

Govt to ban corporal punishment in schools, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 23/12/2014)

Terre des Hommes red-faced over ‘sex workers avialable’ SMS: Struggles to justify move, says intentions were right (ht 23/12/2014)

Man held with two kg gold (ht 23/12/2014)

‘Divorced’ Muslim women lack access to justice, by Rabindra Upreti (kp 22/12/2014)

Minor abused (ht 22/12/2014)

3 arrested on charge of kidnapping woman (rep 22/12/2014)

Court releases Adhikary murder accused on bail (kp 22/12/2014) [?????], Nanda Prasad's last rites: Arrest murderers first, says widow (kp 25/12/2014), Ganga Maya refuses permission to cremate Nanda Prasad, by Arjun Poudel (rep 25/12/2014)

6 staff of Jyoti Bikas Bank held for fraud (kp 22/12/2014)

Cardamom farmers of Lelep falling prey to robbers (ht 22/12/2014)

Hubby, in-laws ‘torture’ woman (kp 21/12/2014)

Man beats wife, locks her for 20 days (kp 21/12/2014)

FNJ lauds SC verdict (kp 21/12/2014), WWJ praises courage of raped journalist (ht 22/12/2014), Rape victim recalls agonies in fight for justice, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 22/12/2014)

Bought and sold: Nepal must work together with India to curb human trafickking, by Kreeti Khatiwada Pandey (kp 21/12/2014)

Chand accused of extortion (kp 21/12/2014), Chand in donation drive: CPN Maoist seeks contributions for gen convention (kp 23/12/2014), Chand’s Maoist party begins donation drive (ht 24/12/2014)

Cops arrest human trafficker (ht 20/12/2014)

Three arrested for mobile phone lottery fraud in capital (ht 20/12/2014), 3 fraudsters in police net (kp 21/12/2014)

SC convicts NT official of rape: Slaps rapist with five-year jail term (ht 19/12/2014)

Rape victim gets justice after 7 years of struggle (rep 19/12/2014)

Letang rape: 3 jailed for 10 years (kp 19/12/2014)

Seven involved in criminal activities held, by Awadhesh Kumar Jha (kp 19/12/2014)

‘Tortured for years’, woman seeks justice, by Anup Ojha (kp 18/12/2014)

Gang-rape victim still traumatised: The 17-year-old girl is yet to return home fearing that the rapists may attack her again, by Kamal Panthi (kp 18/12/2014)

Ex-lawmaker held on charge of beating ‘corrupt’ VDC secy, by Shahiman Rai (kp 18/12/2014), Former CA member held for roughing up VDC secretary (ht 18/12/2014), Irregularities in social security allowance, by Dambar Singh Rai (kp 18/12/2014)

Government fails to initiate action against syndicates (kp 18/12/2014), Destroy Syndicates: The extractive economy is not only stifling competition in transportation, it isa also discouraging new investments and service upgrades, by Subhash Ghimire (rep 18/12/2014)

Two bank robbery accused in custody (ht 18/12/2014)

Law minister assures rape victim justice (kp 17/12/2014) [???], Mockery of justice The Law Ministry must amend punishment for rape in the pending Criminal Code bill (kp 17/12/2014), Bhattarai vows justice for gang-rape victim (kp 18/12/2014), Rape victim calls for justice system reform (ht 18/12/2014), BRB, Yami Offer Rs 50,000 to Rape victim (kp 22/12/2014)

Elimination of VAW: ICT tools can help, by Sarita Khanal (ht 17/12/2014)

CPN M’s donation drive (ht 17/12/2014) [This is not donation but extortion!]

Gautam moots jail for traffic offenders‘: Licences of drunk drivers should be revoked for life’ (ht 17/12/2014)

Rs 761 bn flew out of Nepal in a decade (ht 17/12/2014)

23 kg smuggled gold: Biggest haul this year, by Manish Gautam (kp 17/12/2014)

Elusive justice: Experts say unless a holistic approach is applied to tackle rape, victims will remain far from justice, by Weena Pun (kp 16/12/2014), There should be stringent laws against VAW cases, interview with Ranju Jha (kp 16/12/2014)

Police under pressure not to file charges against tanker vandals, by Rishiram Poudel (kp 16/12/2014) [Of course, impunity for crimes committed by cadres of the main political parties!!]

Prank calls clog police helpline (kp 16/12/2014)

Public menace: Hundreds of young women in Kathmandu face sexual harassment in public vehicles every day, by Alisha Ghimire (rep 15/12/2014)

Co-op looters held after 14 months (kp 15/12/2014)

Teenager stabs father to death (kp 15/12/2014)

Man kills neighbour and surrenders (ht 15/12/2014)

Gang behind series of thefts busted (ht 15/12/2014)

Rise in reported rape cases ‘increased legal awareness’, by Kamal Panthi (kp 14/12/2014)

Cops draw blank on death of girl (ht 14/12/2014)

Illegal remittance transfer: Ministry orders investigation, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 14/12/2014)

Ensure rights of domestic violence victims, govt told (kp 13/12/2014)

Caste-based discrimination: Dalits barred from public tap, by Bhushan Yadav (kp 12/12/2014)

Rapist gets 10 years in jail (ht 12/12/2014), Teenager gets 10 years for raping mentally retarded woman, by Daman Rai (rep 12/12/2014)

Misuse Of Information Technology, by Laxmi Gautam (rn 12/12/2014)

Game over for gang of teen thieves, by Manish Gautam (kp 12/12/2014)

APF constable among 13 arrested for several burglaries (ht 12/12/2014)

Policewoman found murdered, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 11/12/2014)

VAW incidents cast shadow over 16-day campaign, by Benupraj Bhattarai (rep 11/12/2014), Slack implementation of laws behind rise in VAW, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 11/12/2014)

Woman released after three decades in confinement, by Chandni Hamal (rep 11/12/2014)

Student detained for demanding info from govt office (kp 11/12/2014) [?????]

Ex-Maoist rebels involved in bank robbery, by Madan Thakur (reep 11/12/2014)

Gautam orders NP to dismantle crime networks (ht 11/12/2014)

Gold smuggling: Lawmakers grill IGP, Home secy (kp 11/12/2014), Police seize 284.6 kg smuggled gold in 3 yrs, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 11/12/2014)

Kidney racketeering up in Kavre district (ht 10/12/2014)

Disabled women face many kinds of violence (ht 10/12/2014)

Teen kills octogenarian grandmom (ht 09/12/2014)

Women in Madhes more prone to witchcraft allegations, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 08/12/2014), Only tough laws against witch-hunt can deter accusers, say experts, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 08/12/2014)

Valley college girl stabbed to death (kp 08/12/2014), MPCD’s manhunt to nab student’s killer (ht 08/12/2014), Ritu’s murderer made public (kp 12/12/2014), Spurned youth, 27, held for murdering 20-year-old girl: Had stabbed her to death in the capital on Saturday (ht 12/12/2014)

‘Lenient’ rape punishment  sparks debate, by Weena Pun (kp 08/12/2014)

Journo murder: Dailekh court delivers verdict: Jail terms for 5 convicts; TRC Act, Civil Code cited, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 08/12/2014), Verdict issued in Dekendra murder case (ht 08/12/2014), Families of conflict-missing hoping against hope, by Nabin Khatiwada (rep 08/12/2014)

Father kills children, self (kp 08/12/2014)

Laws alone cannot stop VAW cases: Experts (kp 07/12/2014)

Far west women still bearing chhaupadi brunt (ht 07/12/2014)

One arrested with 15 kg of undeclared gold (ht 07/12/2014), Cops close in ongold smugglingracket in capital (ht 08/12/2014)

Fake helicopter rescue business booming: Insurers suffer as agents, trekking guides make a fast buck by inflating, and ‘even faking’, bills, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 06/12/2014)

Property thefts major cause of concern (ht 06/12/2014)

Girl ‘asked’ to wed rapist (kp 05/12/2014)

Man convicted of rape, murder nabbed after 14 years (rep 05/12/2014)

Domestic violence: Orange revolution (sp 05/12/2014)

Woman’s death rouses suspicion foul play is involved (ht 04/12/2014)

Seven youths held for gang-rape (ht 04/12/2014)

PAC summons officials to discuss gold smuggling (kp 04/12/2014)

Drug smugglers get 17 years imprisonment (ht 04/12/2014)

Fighting rape: Most victims fear rejection and reprisal from the perpetrators; and when they report, the conviction rate is very low, by Neelam Adhikari (rep 03/12/2014)

Save the sisters: The status of human trafficking in Nepal is deeply worrying; Our sisters are sold and resold like commodity goods, by Shristi Kafle (rep 03/12/2014

Bal Mandir rape: Two jailed for 17 years (kp 03/12/2014), Two orphanage workers jailed for raping autistic girls (ht 03/12/2014), Bal Mandir rapists jailed: Court hands 16.5 years jail term to two Bal Mandir employees for abuse and rape of three autistic girls, by Sunir Pandey (nt 05/12/2014)

Bardiya teen gang raped in India; three in custody (kp 03/12/2014), Police lodge case against five accused (kp 07/12/2014)

Journo muder case: Court to deliver verdict on Sunday, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 03/12/2014)

Five Indian nationals arrested with arms (kp 03/12/2014), 10 youths arrested with weapons (ht 03/12/2014)

Three of gang held for vehicle theft (ht 03/12/2014)

Fugitive Dongol held for Rs 57.5-million card fraud, by Manish Gautam (kp 02/12/2014), Man behind Himalayan Bank ATM scam held after two years (ht 02/12/2014)

Pokhara bank robbery mastermind in police net, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 02/12/2014)

Not in our name: A Truth Commission cannot impose reconciliation upon victims of conflict under any circumstance, by Suman Adhikari (kp 01/12/2014)

Girl child ‘sold’ at a Rupandehi shop, by Bechu Gaud (kp 30/11/2014)

18-yr-old girl raped, woman found dead (ht 30/11/2014)

Murder-accused remanded in custody, by Awadhesh Kumar Jha (kp 30/11/2014)

Old and unsolved cases tough nuts to crack: MPCD; Officials say many a time investigation draws a blank; Only half of total files they scan mention crucial evidences (ht 30/11/2014)

Rape cases: Bill proposes time limit removal, by Weena Pun (kp 29/11/2014)

Putting humanity to shame: Woman banished for ‘practising witchcraft’ (ht 29/11/2014)

Serious crime cases up (ht 29/11/2014)

Woman beaten to death by hubby, in-laws over ‘dowry’, by Aman Koirala (kp 28/11/2014)

A never-ending tale: Violence-free Asia and the Pacific for women is just a mere facade, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 28/11/2014)

Teach to fight trafficking: #TaughtNotTrafficked campaign aims to raise awareness about trafficking by improving education in rural schools, by Stéphane Huët (nt 28/11/2014)

Shopkeepers overcharging customers to face action (kp 28/11/2014)

16-day activism against GBV (ht 27/11/2014)

Couple held for selling kin (ht 27/11/2014)

Community health worker injured in assault (kp 27/11/2014)

Police accused of thrashing child, by Amar Khadka (rep 27/11/2014)

Everyone’s problem: Given the scale of enforced disappearances in a number of South Asian countries, SAARC must act in a collaborative manner to address this human rights issue, by Ram K. Bhandari and Erik B. Wilson (kp 26/11/2014)

Nine girls, women killed in a month: Report (ht 25/11/2014)

Scrap time limit for filing case of sexual violence: Experts (ht 24/11/2014)

Minors vulnerable to rape, exploitation, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 24/11/2014)

Cyber crime continues unabated (ht 24/11/2014)

Loan shark threatens to seize properties of more than 50 people: Moneylender reportedly started threatening those who had spoken up against him in the media, by Sudip Kaini (kp 23/11/2014)

Police tighten net on smugglers, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 23/11/2014)

Police gun down armed criminal, by Shreeram Sigdel (ht 23/11/2014)

Turkish man nabbed in ATM thefts, by Manish Gautam (kp 21/11/2014)

Anti-witchcraft bill: Parliamentary committee holds clause-wise discussions (ht 20/11/2014)

Rape victims lack family support, rehabilitation: Police say victims of nine out of 17 rape cases in the past four months have been displaced, by Amrita Anamol (kp 20/11/2014)

Govt bank ‘rejects’ Dalit woman’s job application (kp 20/11/2014)

Bajura folks cheated with expired daily items, drugs (ht 20/11/2014)

20-year old girl ‘molested’ by traffic officer (kp 19/11/2014)

Gender violence victims’ minds affected (ht 19/11/2014)

Human traffickers arrested, made public (ht 19/11/2014)

Rs 2m robbed outside bank, by Shiva Puri (kp 19/11/2014), Two million rupees robbed from SBI Bank gate: Former PLA member shot and arrested from jungle; Three suspects at large; Guard injured (ht 19/11/2014), Early probe suggests ex-PLA man in robbery, by Shiva Puri (kp 20/11/2014), IDB bank employee behind SBI heist: Gang had hatched plan to rob bank one month ago (ht 20/11/2014), IDB employee’s involvement in Nov 18 robbery confirmed (ht 22/11/2014)

Teacher murders colleague (ht 19/11/2014), Teacher’s murder main accused still at large (ht 20/11/2014)

Five held for banking fraud (kp 19/11/2014)

Simraungadh shooting: House committee completes probe (kp 18/11/2014), Injustice in Simraungadh: The shooting of Jay Narayan Patel is one more example of the continued colonisation of the Madhes, by Dipendra Jha (kp 18/11/2014)

Police accused of brutality (ht 18/11/2014)

‘Murderer’ held after eight years (kp 18/11/2014)

Under-secy appeals for life (kp 17/11/2014)

3 Gorkha families lose property to moneylender: Victims say Shankar Dhital registered their property in his name even after their loan was cleared, by Sudip Kaini (kp 17/11/2014)

In Bajura village, marriages are fixed even before birth (ht 16/11/2014)

Sarwanam theatre vandalised (kp 16/11/2014)

Woman thrashed on witchcraft charge, by Santosh Singh (rep 15/11/2014)

Corporal punishment by teacher leaves five-year-old with broken leg, by Tekendra Basyal (rep 15/11/2014)

Govt drive to curb hooliganism fruitful (ht 15/11/2014)

NC Itahari town president sent to prison: Convicted of abduction; Police searching for accomplice (ht 15/11/2014)

Gold smuggling incurs loss of Rs 600m to govt, by Sujan Dhungana (rep 15/11/2014)

Violence against women ‘up’ in Mid-western districts: INSEC says 190 cases of vio-lence against women were reported in three months, by Rajendra Nath (kp 14/11/2014)

12 pc of gold demand met by illegal supply: 140 kg of illegal gold nabbed last fiscal year, by Sujan Dhungana (rep 14/11/2014)

Man remanded in custody for raping 12-yr-old girl (kp 13/11/2014)

PrimeLife starts action over embezzlement of Rs 25 million, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 13/11/2014)

Man gets 25-year jail for trafficking of girls, by Anup Ojha (kp 12/11/2014)

Woman sets ‘lover’ on fire, by Rajendra Nath and Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 12/11/2014)

Bad business: Govt, private sector must raise awareness on sexual harassment in workplace (kp 12/11/2014)

Murder convict held after 15 years of crime (ht 12/11/2014)

Banke police stunned by increase in rape cases (kp 11/11/2014)

Domestic violence against women on rise, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 11/11/2014)

10 members held as cops bust crime group (kp 11/11/2014)

Cops accused of hiding 15 kg gold, by Abadhesh Kumar Jha and Jitendra Khadga (kp 11/11/2014)

Killer held after six years (ht 11/11/2014), Murder-accused Maoist cadre held after 7 years (rep 11/11/2014)

8-year-old girl killed after rape, by Laxmi Sah (kp 10/11/2014), Minor murdered after rape, body found behind hospital (ht 10/11/2014), 8-yr-old raped, killed in Bara, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 10/11/2014), Police clueless about Bara killer rapist (kp 11/11/2014), Cruel and culpable: Rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Kalaiya cannot go unpunished (kp 11/11/2014), Protestors enforce banda in Kalaiya, by Laxmi Sah (kp 14/11/2014), Demonstration against rape, murder of 8-year old, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 14/11/2014)

Human trafficking rampant through unmanned checkposts, by Nirmal Ghimire (rep 10/11/2014), Traffickers finding border areas along west Nepal more convenient, by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal (rep 10/11/2014)

Witchy justice: Victimization od women (rep 10/11/2014)

Woman meets family after 11 yrs, by Parbat Portel (kp 09/11/2014)

Five arrested for abducting woman: Victim’s ex-husband among kidnappers (ht 08/11/2014)

Radisson MD held for sexual harassment charge (rep 08/11/2014)

Monastery idols stolen (kp 08/11/2014)

Teenage girl accuses employer of raping her (kp 07/11/2014) [including the short article: Eight-year-old girl ‘assaulted’]

Women's safety in public places still a myth, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 07/11/2014)

Rahughat contractor flees without paying debts: the locals have filed com-plaints at dAO against the contractor Binod Lama of Gorkha Construction, by Ghanashyam Khadka (kp 07/11/2014)

Hearing on suspended CA member Sanjay Sah begins (ht 07/11/2014)

Justice eludes women attacked over witchcraft allegations, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 06/11/2014)

Rapes continue unabated in Dang District, by Durgalal KC (kp 06/11/2014)

Official held for harassing minor (kp 06/11/2014)

Sexual harassment at work: Parliamentary committee passes Bill unanimously (ht 06/11/1014)

Operation launched to catch extortionists, by Bhushan Yadav (kp 06/11/2014))

Vandalism, arson at MJF Rajbiraj office (ht 06/11/2014)

Man arrested with 7kg gold from Nagdhunga (kp 06/11/2014)

250 kg of pot seized from Indian milk tanker, by Pratap Bista (kp 06/11/2014)

‘Rapist’ stepdad sent to custody (kp 05/11/2014)

Rapist slapped 10years in jail (ht 05/11/2014)

Forgers sent to jail (ht 05/11/2014)

Fake banknotes in wide circulation in bordering areas of Jhapa (kp 05/11/2014)

Youth held for murder (ht 04/11/2014)

Blast at DPO Taplejung (ht 04/11/2014)

Burnt women still living in terror: NWC report, by Rajendra Nath (kp 03/11/2014)

Seven suspects held within four months: Metropolitan Police Crime Division also focusing on ‘old  andunsolved’ files related to heinous crimes like murder, extortion (ht 03/11/2014)

Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn 01/11/2014)

Narco, human trafficking on rise along Indo-Nepal border in Saptari, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 01/11/2014)

VDC secy boycotted for failing to pay donation (ht 01/11/2014)

Rape as a weapon of war: Perpetrators of conflict-era sexual violence walk free as women suffer in silence and fear, by Tufan Neupane (nt 31/10/2014), Married to the military: Nepal’s ‘conflict wives’ have been invisible and ignored, by Trishna Rana (nt 31/10/2014)

Mystery behind man’s death solved, wife held (ht 31/10/2014)

Cop charged with rape bid (ht 31/10/2014)

Girl betrayed over love and job seeks justice, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 31/10/2014)

Party cadres posing as flood victims take away relief money, by Tekendra Basyal (rep 31/10/2014)

Eight girls, women killed in amonth: Sancharika Samuha (ht 30/10/2014)

Charred female body found (kp 30/10/2014), Woman's charred body found in Rautahat, by Madan Thakur (rep 30/10/2014)

Mentally-ill man tied for seven yrs, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 30/10/2014)

Govt for tough measures to curb serious crimes: Proposed amendments to penal code, by Pranab Kharel (kp 30/10/2014)

Banned medicinal herbs beingsmuggled from far-west districts (ht 30/10/2014)

Animal parts smugglers to Tibet make hay while it snows, by Bikram Giri (rep 30/10/2014)

Beltar preferred ‘transit point’ for drug trade, by Dilliram Khatiwada (kp 30/10/2014)

Man held for selling daughters (ht 29/10/2014), Father among three held for selling girls, by Rameshwor Karki (rep 30/10/2014)

1,304 arrested in two months in Kathmandu Valley (ht 28/10/2014)

APF cop charged with rape, by Dilip Poudel (rep 28/10/2014)

Man held for raping disabled woman (ht 27/10/2014)

Bardiya Police make three rapists public (nn 27/10/2014)

Man held for murdering mother in capital (rep 26/10/2014)

Sijuwa VDC turns tense over alleged death in police custody, by Ajit Tiwari (rep 25/10/2014)

Rape cases on the rise in Makawanpur district: Heinous cases of rape have started coming to the fore, thanks to police’s presence even in rural areas, by Pratap Bista (kp 24/10/2014)

Married woman gang-raped, by Kamal Panthi (kp 24/10/2014)

Husband thrashes wife to death (Setopati 23/10/2014)

Three policemen injured in clash with local smugglers (ht 23/10/2014)

Bajura yet to rid itself of Chhaupadi tradition: New trail built for menstruating women (ht 22/10/2014)

Man tries to burn sons alive (kp 22/10/2014)

One hacked to death (kp 22/10/2014)

APF rescues kidnapped girl (kp 21/10/2014)

Govt official held on rape charge (kp 20/10/2014)

Time to heal: Transitional justice (rep 20/10/2014)

Violence against women on rise in Banke, by Janak Nepal (kp 19/10/2014)

SAsian countries pledge to curb human trafficking (ht 18/10/2014), Man netted for selling girl (ht 18/10/2014)

Man involved in assault, robbery arrested: Had robbed a woman by tying her limbs with a shawl (ht 17/10/2014)

Where is the justice? There is little sign that Nepal’s leaders are prepared to address atrocities during a war that ended eight years ago, by David Seddon (nt 17/10/2014)

Domestic help missing for past 3 months (kp 17/10/2014)

Drug smuggling bid foiled at TIA (ht 17/10/2014)

VAW on rise in Makawanpur, 21 rapes reported in nine months (ht 16/10/2014)

Cops ‘unable’ to locate missing, by Abadhesh Kumar Jha (kp 16/10/2014)

Banke Woman ‘murders’ stepson (kp 16/10/2014)

Contractors using minors as construction workers (ht 16/10/2014)

Former cadre Accuses Paswan of abduction (kp 15/10/2014)

Marijuana farming goes unabated in Udaypur district, by Dilliram Khatiwada (kp 15/10/2014)

Four arrested for murder (kp 15/10/2014)

Two Banke women ‘burnt alive’ in a single day (kp 14/10/2014), Extreme cases of violence against women: Husbands set their wives on fire in Banke; Both in critical condition, flown to Kathmandu, by Damodar Bhandari (ht 14/10/2014), Two more Banke women allegedly set on fire, by Rudra Khadka (rep 14/10/2014), Banke burn victims defend their husbands, by Arjun Poudel (rep 15/10/2014), Deep burns: Violence on women (rep 15/10/2014), Banke burn victim dies (rep 22/10/2014), Children helpless after mom dies of burns, by Arjun Oli (rep 03/11/2014)

Cops take half-charred female body under control: Suspect her in-laws could have murdered and cremated her (ht 14/10/2014)

Murderer on-the-runlands in police net (ht 14/10/2014)

Ganga Maya suffering from high fever, in critical condition (rep 14/10/2014) [Another murder committed by criminal politicians???]

Two thrashed on witchcraft slur, by Madhav Aryal (kp 13/10/2014)

Two criminals on-the-runnabbed (ht 13/10/2014)

Shaman ‘rapes’ woman (kp 12/10/2014)

Demonstrator shot dead in police firing: APF personnel shot at protesters who were demanding maintenance of the 25 km Kalaiya-Simroungadh dirt road, by Laxmi Sah (kp 12/10/2014) [???], One killed in police firing in Bara district: As many as 33 hurt in clash; District Administration Office imposes curfew (ht 12/10/2014), Protests against death, by Laxmi Sah (kp 13/10/2014), Demos continue in Baraafter shooting incident, by Prabhat Kumar Jha (ht 13/10/2014), Parties back protests in Bara over death of civilian in police firing, by Madan Thakur (rep 13/10/2014), On oppn outrage, govt pledges House probe (kp 14/10/2014), Govt to implement agreements reached with Bara protesters Parliamentary probe committee to be formed (ht 14/10/2014), Tension eases in Bara, life returning to normal: Agitating locals, local administration, political party representatives reach 11-point agreement (ht 14/10/2014)

Report blames poor law enforcement for rising VAW cases (rep 11/10/2014)

APF, armed men exchange fire in Kapilvastu (ht 11/10/2014)

Rights activists say police failed to proceed with conflict-era cases (ht 10/10/2014)

‘Police assist illegal mining business’ (kp 10/10/2014)

Sainju, Dhungana of H&B arrested on fraud charge (kp 10/10/2014), Ex-CEO, director ofH&B Bank arrested (ht 10/10/2014), Ex-bank chiefs held over swindle of Rs 47.8 m (rep 10/10/2014)

Women assaulted on witchcraft slur (kp 09/10/2014)

Counterfeit currency in circulation at the border: Daily wage workers as well as district leaders of various political parties are among those arrested for currency counterfeiting, by Laxmi Sah (ht 09/10/2014)

Pvt vehicles ferry passengers: Cabbies say authorities concerned are doing nothing to curb the illegal practice, by Anup Ojha (kp 09/10/2014)

Minor raped in Rautahat (ht 07/10/2014)

Four held with 78 kg hashish, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 07/10/2014)

Acharya’s repatriation can save Ganga Maya’s life: Activists (ht 07/10/2014)

1,078 crimecases in Valley in two months (kp 07/10/2014)

Discrepancy in data of disappeared persons (ht 07/10/2014)

Donation drive unleashes terror in Khotang (ht 07/10/2014)

Four family members found murdered (kp 06/10/2014)

Fast track court for rape cases, by Pranab Kharel (kp 06/10/2014)

One killed, two injured at clash in Rautahat, by Madan Thakur (rep 05/10/2014)

Four held on charge of gang rape in Dang (rep 03/10/2014)

Man involved in trafficking people to US, Australia nabbed (rep 01/10/2014)

Witchcraft-accused displaced (kp 30/09/2014)

A vow to fight violence against women: Feminist leaders and women rights advocates take stage to express their solidarity to a global campaign for gender equality, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 29/09/2014)

Police arrest thieves behind 14 burglaries inside valley (kp 29/09/2014), Thieves involved in 14 cases caught Police arrest five members, including gang leader (ht 29/09/2014)

Adhikari murder case: No evidence to nab accused: Home minister (kp 29/09/2014), Nanda Prasad Adhikari's death: Gautam admits govt failed (ht 29/09/2014) [And when will you resign, Mr Gautam??]

Abducted businessman found dead (kp 29/09/2014)

7 fuel pumps sealed for short-delivery (kp 29/09/2014)

Abducted man found murdered (kp 28/09/2014)

Victims seek warring parties’ presence in TRC: ‘Individuals without pains of conflict cannot deliver justice’ (kp 28/09/2014)

Krishna Prasad Adhikari murder: Red Corner Notice to nab Acharya; Main accused believed to be hiding in Northern Ireland, by Lekhanath Pandey (kp 27/09/2014), Victims unhappy with work procedure of TRC panel (rep 27/09/2014), Nepal govt has failed to deliver justice: ICJ, HRW (ht), In Death, Nanda Prasad Adhikari Mocks Us, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 28/09/2014), Bid to identify priority issues of conflict-hit women (ht 28/09/2014)

TRC formation: Victims say panel is not legitimate (kp 26/09/2014), Nepal govt Responsible for Adhikari’s Death: AFAD (kp 26/09/2014), Nanda Prasad, in memory: We may run but we cannot hide from the values that Nanda Prasad Adhikari was trying to teach us, by Kanak Mani Dixit (kp 26/09/2014), The sad saga of the Adhikari family: It was murder, not a fast-unto-death, by Damakant Jayshi (nt 26/09/2014), Children of war: The most vulnerable victims are still those who were children during the war, by Kunda Dixit (nt 26/09/2014), Still missing them: Most families of the estimated 1,400 disappeared have no information about their relatives, by Deepak Gyawali (nt 26/09/2014), Death of justice: If the perpetrators and the state showed even the slightest sign of remorse for wartime atrocities, survivors may be willing to forgive; But they will never forget (nt 26/09/2014)

Statute of denial: Nepal’s archaic laws put a deadline on reporting sex crimes, by Mallika Aryal (nt 26/09/2014)

Curbing passport forgery: 84,000 lost passports on Interpol site (kp 26/09/2014)

CNP staff shot dead (kp 26/09/2014)

Gang shoots biker dead, another hurt (ht 26/09/2014)

HRW calls for removal of 35-day statute limitation to file rape case (kp 25/09/2014)

Woman found raped and murdered (kp 24/09/2014)

‘Conflict-era rapes unpunished’: HRW says both Maoist combatants and govt forces sexually harassed women and girls (ht 24/09/2014) [see HRW report]

Misery of Chhaupadi for new mothers (ht 24/09/2014)

Job application call for TRC challenged in SC (kp 24/09/2014), Ganga Maya urged to end fast (kp 24/09/2014), Both govt forces, Maoists raped women during insurgency: HRW, by Nabin Khatiwada (ht 24/09/2014), Justice delayed: Death of Nanda Prasad is an indictment of the callousness of the state and political parties (kp 24/09/2014), Death without justice (ht 24/09/2014), Justice silenced: Nanda Prasad’s passing (rep 24/09/2014), Adhikari died after refusing food, treatment: Govt (rep 24/09/2014) [?????], Govt pledges justice just as it is delayed (ht 24/09/2014), UN bodies concerned over Nanda Prasad’s death: Urge govt to step up probe into murder of his son (kp 25/09/2014), UN expresses sadness at: Nanda Adhikari’s death Urges govt to honour its promise to deliver justice (ht 25/09/2014), Efforts on to get Ganga Maya to end fast: Bir Hospital (rep 25/09/2014), Kin yet to claim Adhikari’s body (kp 28/09/2014)

Hospital vandalised, seveninjured after woman dies (ht 24/09/2014)

Six-year-old ‘raped’, by Manoj Poudel (kp 23/09/2013)

Four traffickers held (kp 23/09/2014)

End to VAW not possible without men's support‚ say activists (ht 23/09/2014)

Righting the wrong: As Nepal draws up post-2015 development agenda, it should prioritise justice and governance, by Neetu Pokharel and Som Niroula (kp 23/09/2014)

Adhikari’s cry for justice dies down: Widow lives to fight against her son’s murderers (kp 23/09/2014) [A true martyr! Resposible for his murder are all those from politics and judiciary who denied justice!!], Nanda Prasad Adhikari dies fighting for justice, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 23/09/2014), Nanda Prasad Adhikari loses battle for justice: Hunger strike ends in death, by Arjun Paudel and Nabin Khatiwada (rep 23/09/2014), Fellow villagers mourn Adhikari, by Sudip Kaini (kp 23/09/2014)

Enough of cosmetic exercises: Substantive efforts to tackle violence against women lack in Nepal where social ills are real culprits, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep22/09/2014)

Despite year-long effort, rape cases rising (ht 22/09/2014)

Disputes over finance behind high crime rate (ht 22/09/2014)

Sacked lecturers resort to vandalism at varsity (ht 22/09/2014)

Cops step up action against pickpockets, robbers (ht 22/09/2014)

Officials: Unregulated border main reason behind crimes, by Laxmi Sah (kp 22/09/2014)

NC protests attack on its district cadre (ht 22/09/2014)

Begwani couple murder case takes a leap: Two more fugitives arrested from Sunsari (ht 22/09/2014)

Pregnant woman left with burns (kp 21/09/2014)

Violence keeps women poor, says World Bank (kp 21/09/2014)

Arrest of youth sparks protest (ht 20/09/2014)

Rapist father remanded to custody (ht 20/09/2014)

Man kills wife (ht 20/09/2014)

Nepal ranks high in violence against women (rep 20/09/2014)

Campaign against illegal kidney trade launched (ht 20/09/2014)

Visually-impaired girl ‘raped’ in hostel, by Basanti Bastola (kp 19/09/2014)

19-year-old gang-raped (kp 18/09/2014)

TRC: Acharya: Two panels will get officials shortly (kp 18/09/2014), TRC, CID appointment process from today (ht 18/09/2014), Conflict victims continue to experience hardships, says ICTJ (ht 18/09/2014)

For one another: Victims have recently formed a common platform to address their transitional justice concerns, by Ram Kumar Bhandari (kp 17/09/2014), Healing scars left by conflict and rights abuses: Comprehensive reparations measures a must, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 17/09/2014)

SC tells police to make investigation reliable, effective (ht 17/09/2014)

TUTH vandalised after woman dies (ht 17/09/2014)

Gender-based violence: Call for bringing victim-friendly laws, provisions (ht 16/09/2014)

Women thrashed, left homeless: Their husband also beaten up, missing; In-laws involved in the beating are at large (ht 16/09/2014)

Six-year-old frequently raped by grandfather, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 15/09/2014)

Victims seek amendment in TRC formation (kp 15/09/2014)

Government launches campaign against corporal punishment, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 15/09/2014)

Kapilvastu riot anniversary: 7 yrs on, victims await relief, by Manoj Poudel (kp 15/09/2014)

82% of cooperatives scams in Valley alone: 160 cooperatives in capital misused Rs. 11 billion, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (rep 15/09/2014)

Special squads to nab convicted fugitives: Plan to come into effect in 16 districts in first phase before being expanded later (ht 15/09/2014), Special cells to execute verdicts on cards, by Nabin Khatiwada (rep 15/09/2014)

The culprits first: The patriarchal society has built such a strong safety net for rapists that they will be bailed out even if they are arrested, by Sabina Shrestha (rep 14/09/2014)

Caste-based discrimination: ‘7 Dalits killed, dozens faced stigma in a year’, by Dipak Bayalkoti (kp 14/09/2014)

Human trafficking on the rise: Women misled with hope of lucrative jobs (ht 13/09/2014)

Hope in stills: When a loved one is disappeared, their conspicuous absence becomes the strongest mark of their lingering presence, by Darshan Karki (kp 13/09/2014)

Taxi-drivers ripping off gullible passengers, by Chandi Raj Dahal (kp 13/09/2014)

Disappearance: Just Search; Almost a decade after 15,000 people disappeared, their fate is still unknown (sp 12/09/2014)

Teen rape victim cries for justice, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 12/09/2014)

Panel set to start TRC formation: Vacancies in transitional justice panels to open soon, by Dewan Rai (kp 12/09/2014), Satyagraha, 324 x 2 days: The politics of constitution writing has blocked the fasting Adhikari couple’s search for justice, by Kanak Mani Dixit (kp 12/09/2014)

Police using lie detector in unresolved cases, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 12/09/2014)

‘Murderers’ arrested after three years (kp 12/09/2014), On-the-run robbers, murderers held: Had killed two persons, opened fire on as many between March and November 2011 (ht 12/09/2014)

Man held on women trafficking charge (kp 12/09/2014)

Suspected extortionists arrested (kp 12/09/2014)

Local syndicate creating hassles, complain traders, by Rishi Ram Poudel (kp 11/09/2014)

Towards a safer city: Strategies against uncontrolled urbanisation and unemployment are needed to reduce youth violence, by Subindra Bogati (kp 11/09/2014)

Student battered forbeing noisy in class (ht 10/09/2014)

30 held in a month for illegal sand extraction (kp 10/09/2014)

Relatives ‘involved’ in most trafficking cases, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 07/09/2014), Human trafficking cases on the rise (ht 07/09/2014)

Murdered woman’s body found after 12 days (ht 07/09/2014)

Sandalwood loads held near China border (kp 07/09/2014)

Tricked into slavery, by Nirmala Adhikari (kp 06/09/2014)

Nearly half of missing children are never found: NHRC report (rep 06/09/2014)

Gauri Phanta check post turning into major transit point for women traffickers, by Dil Bahadur Chantyal (rep 06/09/2014)

Kin of missing girl allege police refused to register case (ht 06/09/2014)

Four rape accused remanded to custody (ht 06/09/2014)

SC to begin fresh hearing on appeal against Dhungel, by Pranab Kharel (kp 05/09/2014)

Traffickers using formal channels to sneak out women, children, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 05/09/2014)

Rape accused escapes from Kathmandu District Court, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 05/09/2014)

Domestic violence: ‘Clinic’ to hand out awareness materials (kp 04/09/2014)

More than dozen schools under CIAA scanner (ht 04/09/2014)

Sold to slavery: Time to review and amend activities and laws against human trafficking (kp 03/09/2014)

AIRC proposes amnesty for cadres of armed groups (ht 03/09/2014) [???? Once again no justice for victims?]

Police starts drive to curb theft cases (kp 03/09/2014), 212 arrested for burglaries, thefts in city: MPCD steps up security to curb property crime (ht 05/09/2014)

Two thefts in capital (ht 03/09/2014)

NHRC reports alarming rise in trafficking rate: 60.34 pc growth in human trafficking in one-and-half yrs, by Nirmala Adhikari (kp 02/09/2014)

Call for social movement to end VAW (ht 02/09/2014)

Fuel stations engaging in malpractices: Survey finds over 23 per cent of petrol pumps in central region ripping off consumers, by Chandi Raj Dahal (ht 02/09/2014)

Operation Mustang: United Kingdom’s MI6 aided torture of Maoist cadres, by Ammu Kannampilly (kp 01/09/2014), NHRC asks government to probe Dhading, Kailali cases (kp 01/09/2014)

Police officer critically injured (ht 01/09/2014)

Two girls ‘raped’ in separate places (kp 31/08/2014)

Inter-caste marriage creates commotion, by Manoj Poudel and Anand Gurung (kp 31/08/2014)

Raped girl conceives, rapist on the run (ht 31/08/2014)

Enforced disappearances: 8 yrs on, kin have only hope to cling on, by Dewan Rai (kp 31/08/2014), 32nd international day of the disappeared: Kin hoping against hope, by Rajendra Manadhar (kp 31/08/2014), Right bodies seek justice for missing persons (ht 31/08/2014), ‘Probe killing of five Dhanusha youths’ (kp 31/08/2014), Kin of dissapeared vent their ire, by Amar Khadka (rep 31/08/2014)

Teens more inclined to crime? Police arrest six of them in as many days (ht 31/08/2014)

Impostors held for swindling millions (ht 31/08/2014)

Man held while trying to traffic sixth wife, by Bikram Giri (rep 30/08/2014)

Two sent to custody (ht 29/08/2014)

DAO employee jailed for rape attempt (ht 29/08/2014)

The disappeared: Addressing the impact of disappearance means understanding how victim needs emerge from the social worlds they live in, by Ram Kumar Bhandari (kp 29/08/2014)

11-year-old raped, paid Rs 50 to stay mum, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 28/08/2014)

Man kills wife in forest (ht 28/08/2014)

Elderly man dragged in rape case kills self (kp 27/08/2014)

Yet another Nepali maid's tale of Saudi torment, by Rohit Rai (rep 27/08/2014)

‘Change nat’l animal’ (ht 26/08/2014)

Gold smuggling from Tibet spikes: 16 kg gold confiscated in three weeks, by Dhruva Dangal (rep 26/08/2014)

Eight-year-old girl tortured, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 25/08/2014)

One held on charge of killing rag-picker (kp 25/08/2014), Youth charged with murder (ht 25/08/2014)

Class Teacher breaks pupil’s finger (kp 25/08/2014)

269 cases of fake passports registered in 7 months, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 25/08/2014), Interpol to get lost passport info (kp 27/08/2014)

Anti-money laundering report: Nepal is second riskiest in SAsia (kp 25/08/21014)

Witchcraft related crimes: Bill passage could encourage victims to report crime, by Weena Pun (kp 24/08/2014)

Youth hacked to death in city: Second such incident in the last nine days; Woman was killed in same fashion in Dallu (ht 23/08/2014)

Baidya union plays foul: Kantipur Publications (kp 23/08/2014), FNJ, Media Society deplore obstruction (kp 23/08/2014), Kantipur staff attacked, papers looted (kp 25/08/2014), Assault on press widely deplored (kp 26/08/2014), Minister asks union to end Kantipur violence (kp 26/08/2014)

Supreme Court orders Basnet back into custody (kp 23/08/2014)

Police step up action against Valley’s ‘wanted gangsters’: Have arrested two criminals in a week (ht 23/08/2014)

Four held for robbery (ht 23/08//2014)

Nepali housemaid returns to tell harrowing Saudi tale, by Anup Ojha (kp 22/08/2014)

Justice under threat: Key witnesses in the prosecution of Dekendra’s killers forced to retract statements, by Tufan Neupane (nt 22/08/2014)

Chari death probe plea: SC declines to issue interim order (ht 22/08/2014)

11-year-old gang-raped, killed (kp 21/08/2014)

AHRC slams police ‘brutality’ (kp 21/08/2014)

‘Learned women’ suffer domestic abuse in Kaski (kp 20/08/2014)

Woman’s death raises suspicion (ht 20/08/2014)

Woman thrashed on witchcraft charge (ht 20/08/2014)

Murder accused remanded to custody (ht 19/08/2014)

Minor sexually exploited (ht 19/08/2014)

History of violence: Political leaders must speak out against the recent spate of gender-based violence (kp 19/08/2014)

Girl trafficking: 54 rescued in 6 months (kp 18/08/2014)

Neither truth nor justice: Parties have demonstrated time and again that they intend to do nothing to stop extrajudicial killings, by Suhas Chakma (kp 18/08/2014)

8-year-old ‘gang-raped’, murdered, by Manoj Basnet (kp 17/08/2014), Minor gang-raped, murdered in Kavre: A search party involving locals and police found the body buried under a heap of stones and dry leaves in the forest (ht 17/08/2014), Minor’s rape, murder accused arrested (ht 19/08/2014)

Dolpo residents demand probe into Dho police brutality (kp 17/08/2014), Agitating Dolpa folks warn of sterner protests (rep 17/08/2014)

18 girls and women killed inJuly, says Sancharika (ht 16/08/2014)

Rihana brought back to capital in poor health, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 16/08/2014)

Five members of underground outfit held (ht 16/08/2014)

Woman murdered in Dallu: Police hunt for suspect spotted on CCTV (kp 15/08/2014), Woman hacked to death in city (ht 15/08/2014), Police capture suspect in Dallu murder case (kp 16/08/2014), Police arrest alleged beau (ht 16/08/2014)

No licence to kill: Legal amendments must be made to ensure that crimes by security agencies are investigated independently, by Dipendra Jha (kp 15/08/2014)

Itahari NC president arrested after bail (ht 14/08/2014)

Forty-plus men involved in rapes (ht 14/08/2014)

Young woman freed from captors (kp 13/08/2014), Bid to kidnap girl in broad daylight foiled (ht 13/08/2014)

Two decades on, Majhi families await rehabilitation, by Dilip Poudel (rep 13/08/2014)

Man nabbed for hostage-taking: Had kidnapped Nepalis in Kota Raya of Malaysia (ht 13/08/2014)

Ex-Maoist commander held with M16 rifle in capital: Was involved in 'robbing' yarsa traders in Manang, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 12/08/2014)

Illegal trade inconstruction materials up (ht 11/08/2014)

Bird of prey: Chari's death may not be the beginning of end of crime-politics nexus; But people's appreciation of police killing shows they have had enough, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 11/08/2014), Activists, lawyers call for fair investigation (ht 12/08/2014)

NWC drafts bill to criminalize dowry-related violence, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 11/08/2014)

Shops charging customers wilfully (ht 11/08/2014)

Teachers’ involvement in crime ‘on rise’, by Mohan Shahi (kp 10/08/2014), Incidents of crime involving school teachers on the rise: As many as six in this far-west region have been facing different charges (ht 10/08/2014)

Women ‘unsafe’ in public vehicles, by Rajendra Nath (kp 10/08/2014)

Banke woman ‘thrashed’ on witchcraft charge, by Janak Nepal (kp 09/08/2014)

Girl ‘gang-raped’ in mango grove (kp 09/08/2014)

Drug peddler held for killing female companion (ht 09/08/2014)

New mother wakes up to realize one of her twin babies was stolen, by Arjun Oli (rep 09/08/2014)

Teacher accused of sexual harassment (kp 08/08/2014)

Two juveniles convicted of raping 9-yr-old girl (kp 07/08/2014)

Teenager gang-raped in bus, by Rajendra Nath (kp 07/08/2014), Five charged in Nepalgunj rape case, by Rajendra Nath (kp 08/08/2014), Life term sought for rapists (ht 08/08/2014)

Criminals roam free, Nijgad folks in fear (kp 07/08/2014)

Abhisek Giri arrested again for abduction, extortion, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 07/08/2014)

Apex court frees two suspects in murder case of journalist (kp 07/08/2014)

Chaukath flays Hindu group for vandalism, threat (kp) 07/08/2014, Reclaiming spaces: Extremist Hindu elements should be kept at the margins of public discourse (kp 07/08/2014)

Gangster ‘Chari’ falls to police bullets, by Manish Gautam (kp 07/08/2014), Gangster Chari killed in police action (kp 07/08/2014), ‘Chari’ killed in cold blood: Oli; Acted in self-defence after ‘Chari’ opened fire, police maintain; Premeditated act: UML chairman (kp 08/08/2014), Grounds for suspicion: Though a criminal, Chari’s death at the hands of the police is suspicious (kp 08/08/2014), Uproar in Parliament over killing of Chari, lawmakers term it fake encounter (ht 08/08/2014), KP Oli says Chari killed as part of premeditated plan, demands probe (ht 08/08/2014), On dangerous terrain (ht 08/08/2014), UML chief says police set up Chari killing, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 08/08/2014), UML lawmakers seek home minister's clarification (rep 08/08/2014), ‘Chari’ killed in crossfire: HM (kp 09/08/2014), Gautam says Chari was killed in encounter (ht 09/08/2014), Deputy PM Backs Police Claim In Chari Killing: UML lawmakers create ruckus in parliament (rep 09/08/2014), Bandha against Chari killing called off (ht 09/08/2014), Chari's kin warn of protests (rep 09/08/2014), Good job: Dinesh Adhikari case (rep 09/08/2014), Kin of slain don to file plaint against cops (kp 12/08/2014), Police refuse to register complaint on Chari’s death (kp 13/08/2014) [?? The circumstances of his death and his relations to leading politicians have to be checked immediately!!!], Chari kin to move court as police refuse to register FIR (rep 13/08/2014), Slain Chari’s brother seeks NBA legal aid (ht 14/08/2014), Petition filed for writ seeking probe into Chari’s killing (kp 16/08/2014), Post-mortem performed 10 days after ‘encounter’ (kp 17/08/2014)

Gangster, three accomplices held for abduction: Had lured a KUKL employee into honeytrap; Robbed him of Rs 1 lakh (ht 07/08/2014)

Man held on abduction charge (kp 07/08/2014)

Hindu group vandalises public event (kp 06/08/2014)

Woman held for running brothel (kp 05/08/2014)

In cold blood: It is time for the government to initiate prosecution for the extra-judicial killings of five youth at Godar, by Sushil Pyakurel (kp 05/08/2014)

Five injured defending themselves from robbers (kp 04/08/2014)

Bike theft cases declining: Cops (ht 03/08/2014)

Woman thrashed for 'practising witchcraft': ’Three perpetrators arrested from a Saptari VDC (ht 02/08/2014)

Dalit woman accuses police of taking bribe, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 02/08/2014)

When it comes to crime, elderly ‘are also active’: Police records show 229 individuals above 50 arrested in last three years (ht 02/08/2014)

Three accused in Adhikari murder freed on bail (ht 01/08/2014) [!!???], Three 'absconding' Accused Show Up At Court, by Ramesh Kumar Poudel (rep 01/08/2014), ‘Conflict wounds psychological’, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 01/08/2014), Govt urges Adhikari couple to end hunger strike (ht 09/08/2014), Adhikari couple's health deteriorating (rep 09/08/2014)

Call for fighting scourge, giving hope to victims (ht 31/07/2014)

Three arrested for trafficking girls to India (ht 31/07/2014)

Driving schools operating ‘illegally’, by Nirmala Adhikari (kp 31/07/2014)

Upward trend in Valley crimerate, show police statistics (ht 31/07/2014)

State killing Adhikari couple: AHRC (kp 31/07/2014), Speaker wants details on Adhikari couple (ht 31/07/2014)

383 VAW cases recorded in a month, says WOREC (ht 30/07/2014)

Man kills wife seeking ‘dowry’ (ht 30/07/2014)

Bill mooted to adjudicate witchcraft related crimes: Proposed bill envisions increasing prison term and fine for convicts, by Pranab Kharel (kp 30/07/2014)

Class and justice: The marginalisation of victim’s priorities widens the gap between the powerful and powerless, by Ram Bhandari and Erik Wilson (kp 30/07/2014)

8 hurt in acid attack (kp 29/07/2014), Five injured in acid attack in Khalanga; two critical (ht 29/07/2014), Acid attack victim in ‘critical’ state, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 01/08/2014)

Missing pregnant woman''s body found in Rautahat, by Madan Thakur (rep 29/07/2014)

Janabadi Workers’ Party leader charged with forgery (ht 29/07/2014)

Woman murdered on way home (ht 29/07/2014)

Women rights activists stagesit-in demanding end to VAW (ht 29/07/2014)

Relatives of dead detainee seek NHRC help for justice (ht 29/07/2014), Action sought againstdeath in detention (ht 31/07/2014)

Drugs smuggling flourishes along Nepal-India border, by Santosh Singh (rep 29/07/2014)

53 women, kids rescued (ht 28/07/2014)

Man held with 20 kg gold at Tatopani, by Raj Kumar Parajuli (ht 28/07/2014)

Start at home: The problem has resisted solution since we have tried to address the symptoms, not the root causes: lunacy and skewed power relationship, by Neelam Adhikari (rep 27/07/2014)

Settling things among themselves: Titihiriya is supposed to be a ‘gender-based violence free VDC’, but things are not exactly what they seem, by Ashish Pokharel (kp 26/07/2014)

Poisoning death of newly-wed over dowry suspected, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 26/07/2014)

Man gets 11 years for forcing wife into flesh trade (ht 26/07/2014)

UCPN-M leader suspended over rape charge (ht 26/07/2014)

Nine nabbed with drugs (ht 26/07/2014)

CCM coordinator injail for cyber crime (ht 26/07/2014)

Trafficking goes on despite rising awareness (kp 25/07/2014), Nine women rescued,two traffickers arrested (ht 25/07/2014)

Young and criminal: The treatment of juvenile criminals only perpetuates a vicious criminal cycle (kp 25/07/2014)

Man held for ‘raping’ teenage daughter (kp 24/07/2014)

VAW cases up in Kaski (ht 24/07/2014)

Victims’ remains handed over to kin: Nepal Army involved in the killings of 5 men in their twenties in Godar, Dhanusha, forensic report confirms, by Shyamsundar Shashi (kp 24/07/2014) [And what about the murderers???], Kin get remains of five youths, by Brij Kumar Yadav (ht 24/07/2014), Govt hands over remains of victims to kin: Families demand immediate action against perpetrators, by Suresh Yadav (rep 24/07/2014), Half truths, no justice: The government didn’t even bother to send a representative for the funeral of the Dhanusha Five this week, by Trishna Rana (nt 25/07/2014)

Police bust robbery rackets employing children, by Manish Gautam (kp 24/07/2014)

Kirat Janabadi Workers’ Party leader charged on many counts (ht 24/07/2014)

Govt told to be strict with convicts on the run, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 23/07/2014)

Missing woman found ‘murdered’, by Manoj Poudel (kp 23/07/2014)

Mastermind behind robbery, murder of four women arrested (ht 23/07/2014)

Woman kicked out from home for dowry (ht 23/07/2014)

Two notorious conmen nabbed, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 22/07/2014)

Five arrested for robbing Chinese traders (ht 22/07/2014)

Tri-Chandra library turns to ashes, by Binod Ghimire (kp 21/07/2014), Tri-Chandra student unions clash; library set on fire (ht 21/07/2014), Tri-Chandra's library set ablaze after clash between student unions, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 21/07/2014), Old Tri-Chandra In Flame, by Prem Khatry (rn 22/07/2014), Enemies of the future: Political parties must take responsibility for the actions of their affiliated student unions (kp 22/07/2014) [Those who burn down libraries should not be called students; they are criminals, nothing else, and should be punished as such!!], Students, academicians outraged by library arson, by Anup Ojha (kp 24/07/2014), One ‘involved’ in Tri-Chandra attack held (kp 25/07/2014), An irreversible loss, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 26/07/2014)

Gold smuggling via TIA up (ht 21/07/2014)

10pc trafficked women rescued in a year: Report, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 20/07/2014)

A burning issue: Current legal provisions are inadequate for treatment and rehabilitation for victims of burn and acid attacks, by Pratyush Nath Upreti (kp 20/07/2014)

Tampering goes on despite police move, by Nirmala Adhikari (kp 20/07/2014)

Gang involved in slew of robberies busted: Detained members used to run away with cash, valuables after distracting victims (ht 20/07/2014)

Uneasy silence: Rising rape cases (rep 19/07/2014)

Girl gangraped in Kanchanpur (ht 19/07/2014)

Rapists not identified a week after minor's rape, by Dil Bahadur Chantyalo (rep 19/07/2014)

Six face charge of beating woman for witchcraft (ht 19/07/2014)

Three robberies reported in two days (ht 19/07/2014)

Stoning the calm waters: Rape is punishable by law, but again, there are many formalities to be fulfilled, by Nitya Pandey (rep 18/07/2014), A crime obscured within honor, interview with Rama Shrestha and Uma Tamang (rep 18/07/2014)

Two arrested for rape (kp 18/07/2014)