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Medals for sale, by Guffadi (kp 20/04/2019)

Firms involved in supplying two A330s given one-week summon extension, by Sangam Prasain (kp 19/04/2019), CIAA summons foreign firms (ht 19/04/2019)

Lalita Niwas Land Scam: Big businesses involved in Lalita Niwas land scam; Nearly 100 individuals own 114 ropani of Lalita Niwas land (rep 18/04/2019), Govt prepares to scrap all controversial cabinet decisions on Lalita Niwas land (rep 19/04/2019)

Complaints about irregularities at local level on the rise, CIAA says, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 17/04/2019)

Land revenue officials, brokers go out of contact, by Matrika Dahal (rep 16/04/2019)

Kathmandu-Hetauda Tunnel Highway: Govt neglect puts public money at risk (rep 16/04/2019)

Flaws in government mechanism led to misappropriation of funds, auditor general’s report says: The flaws reflect weak implementation of laws by the KP Sharma Oli administration, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 15/04/2019)

Irrigation department misusing project budget (ht 15/04/2019)

Land mafia grab 243 bighas of watershed land acquired by govt long ago, by Rohit Rai (rep 15/04/2019)

People above poverty line benefit from poverty alleviation programs, by Himnath Devkota (rep 15/04/2019)

Seed importer charging different prices for same product: Farmers (rep 15/04/2019)

A year mired in big time corruption (rep 14/04/2019)

Land grab cases to be probed (ht 14/04/2019)

'Mafia' grabbed 1,860 ropani govt land in 6 yrs post-Panchayat, by Matrika Dahal (rep 14/04/2019)

Community school denies students their exam results for failing to pay fees, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 14/04/2019)

Government audit highlights dubious accounting practices by emergency rescue agencies, hospitals, by Sangam Prasain (kp 14/04/2019)

Huge profit margin of telecom companies raises OAG’s eyebrow, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 14/04/2019)

Parliament Secretariat spent millions illegally: OAG, by Jagdishor Panday (ht 14/04/2019), Reckless expenses have gone up, says OAG report (ht 14/04/2019), 116 state bodies bypassed Public Procurement Act, by Prahlad Rijal (kp 14/04/2019)

Govt decorating Bhatbhateni owner Gurung with high state honor: Gurung is under CIB investigation for his role in illegally transferring the ownership of Lalita Niwas land to private individuals, by Matrika Dahal (rep 13/04/2019)

Construction materials meant for highway sold elsewhere illegally, by Chhabilal Tiwari (rep 13/03/2019)

Sikta Irrigation Project: Land illegally transferred to private individuals, by Arjun Oli (rep 12/04/2019)

Land brokers ‘capture’ 15 bighas of Guthi land in Janakpur, by Suresh Yadav (ht 12/04/2019)

Fraud cases in the name of foreign employment on the rise in Jhapa district, by Parbat Portel (kp 11/04/2019)

NCP Gen Secy Paudel among those involved in Lalita Niwas scam, by Matrika Dahal (rep 10/04/2019), Billions in bank loans issued with Lalita Niwas land as collateral, by Matrika Dahal (rep 11/04/2019), Lalita Niwas land grab case to be probed, by Jagdishor Panday (ht 12/04/2019), ‘Nepal-led govt facilitated land grab in 2010’ (ht 13/04/2019)

Judge accused of accepting bribe, by Abadhes Kumar Jha (kp 10/04/2019)

Medical colleges charging extra fees even from govt scholarship holders, by Anita Shrestha (ht 07/04/2019)

DoFTQC files 136 cases against businesses selling low quality food (ht 07/04/2019)

City’s broomer machines cleaning VVIP areas only: Kathmandu Metropolitan City officials say they are still imparting training to the machine drivers, by Anup Ojha (kp 07/04/2019)

Police reveals the names of individuals accused of leaking SEE question papers: Two police officers at the district office were involved in stealing the papers, a preliminary investigation finds, by Binod Ghimire (kp 05/04/2019)

Jha and Moktan file applications at anti-graft agency, PM’s Office, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 05/04/2019)

Review electoral system for good governance, says CIAA chief (ht 03/04/2019)

114 ropani of Lalita Niwas land worth billions captured by individuals now under CIB probe, by Matrika Dahal (rep 03/04/2019), 20 land revenue officials under probe over Lalita Niwas land grab: 24 Kathmandu District Land Reform officials also under CIB scanner, by Matrika Dahal (rep 04/04/2019), Lalita Niwas land grabbed after due compensation already provided, by Matrika Dahal (rep 05/04/2019)

House sub-committee finds irregularities in Taragaon Hotels: Recommends PM office to look into ownership transfer of 150 ropani land (rep 03/04/2019)

Judicial Council’s judge picks draw flak from a section of legal fraternity: Senior advocates question competence of appointees and accuse the council of promoting nepotism akin to Rana regime, by Tika R Pradhan (kp 03/04/2019)

Gandaki Med College officials released on bail, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 02/04/2019) [??]

Local units of Kavre spending extravagantly for elected representatives and officials, by Madhusudhan Guragain (rep 01/04/2019)

Jha spared in Nepal Engineering College corruption case for cooperating in probe, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 29/03/2019)

Anti-graft body summons five international firms over Airbus deal: House committee investigation had found wide-body jet deal cost Nepal Airlines Rs4.35b in losses, by Sangam Prasain (kp 28/03/2019)

Corruption rampant in Janakpur labour office, by Santosh Singh (kp 28/03/2019)

CIAA chargesheets ex-commissioner Pathak: Its probe finds he accepted a bribe of Rs 7.8 million from Nepal Engineering College director (ht 27/03/2019), Disgraced anti-graft commissioner Pathak faces corruption case, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 27/03/2019)

Medical colleges accused of charging extra fee from students to be probed, by Jagdishor Panday (ht 27/03/2019)

Businesses fleecing consumers: Sellers, restaurateurs in capital illegally adding value added tax to retail, menu prices of products, food items, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 27/03/2019)

Corruption-accused appointed adviser to provincial government, by Suryamani Gautam (ht 26/03/2019)

Gandaki Med College officials, who are accused of fleecing students, still at large: Police say they are searching for nine individuals, including the college principal, by Nayak Paudel (kp 25/03/2019)

Waling mayor says they will sue Michael Kobold if the fire truck is not delivered: German watchmaker had promised multiple firefighting vehicles for Nepal and raised thousands of dollars, by Tsering D Gurung (kp 23/03/2019)

A man who embezzled money at all three offices he worked since 2015: The account officer faces charge of misappropriating millions from state coffers, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 22/03/2019)

Anti-graft watchdog faces scrutiny as bribe cases involving its staff grow: The involved officers will be prosecuted, the agency’s spokesperson Pradeep Koirala says, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 20/03/2019)

Irregularities reign supreme at Poverty Alleviation Fund: Agency established to combat poverty under probe for misappropriating Rs185 million, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 19/03/2019)

Anti-graft body to probe stock trading software deal, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 19/03/2019)

Eight years on, construction of the Kamala river bridge yet to complete: A joint venture of the disreputed Pappu Construction was contracted to complete the bridge by the fiscal year 2015-16, by Raj Kumar Karki (kp 18/03/2019)

E-procurement system on cards to keep tabs on contractors: Builders have to update the government on the projects they have bagged and the progress made, officials say, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 15/03/2019)

President, public and precedence, by Gunjan Upadhyay (rep 15/03/2019)

Anti-graft agency to mobilise teams to catch corrupt government staff, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 14/03/2019) [Please start at the top!]

More students file fraud case against Gandaki Medical College chair Khuma Aryal and 10 others: The number of students registering the case against the college administration has reached 54, by Nayak Paudel (kp 12/03/2019)

Public entities are recommending errant contractors for blacklisting more than ever: Amid growing media and public scrutiny, the government agencies can no  longer overlook contractors’ shortcomings, officials say, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 12/03/2019)

Consultant hiring process scrapped for Dharahara reconstruction: Bidder evaluated first faces case of corruption from CIAA, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 11/03/2019)

Video of frustrated citizens defying roadblock for President sparks discourse over VIP movements, by Anup Oja (kp 07/03/2019) [This is a special form of corruption by arrogant party politicians with royal ambitions!!]

Students file fraud case against Gandaki Medical College: They have charged college officials with raking in millions by charging them exorbitant fees, by Nayak Paudel (kp 04/03/2019)

The big fish in our midstHow is it that corrupt figures participate in our society with their heads held high?, by Sailesh Tiwari (kp 04/03/2019)

Nepal Police least corrupt among public offices, says CIAA (ht 02/03/2019)

Graft cases against local units continue to surge: CIAA study, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 28/02/2019)

Police inspector faces probe over charge of bribery (ht 27/02/2019)

MoHA recalls personnel being used as orderlies (ht 27/02/2019)

Strengthening CIAA: CIAA should be transformed into  a strong institution led by competent officials (ht 26/02/2019)

Professors demand action against bribe-accused PU dean, by Binod Subedi (rep 26/02/2019)

150 consultancies sent over 700 Nepalis to an Australian institute without accreditation: Education consultancies are asked to furnish details of the number of students they sent to the Australia Institute of Business and Technology, by Binod Ghimire (kp 26/02/2019)

Monitoring the monitors: Fewer people are filing complaints with the anti-graft body, reflecting its fading trust, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 25/02/2019)

CIAA plans dubious means to nab corrupt (ht 25/02/2019)

Teacher, former VDC secy booked for corruption (ht 25/02/2019), Graft cases filed against teacher, former VDC secy (ht 26/02/2019)

Wide-body aircraft scam probe underway: CIAA chief (rep 25/02/2019)

Pappu construction owners released on bail of Rs 1.75 crore each (ht 25/02/2019) [???]

Delayed service, bribery continue to mar government offices: Survey finds service delivery is better in offices of Baitadi compared to Okhaldhunga and Chitwan districts, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 24/02/2019)

Anti-graft body arrested 154 govt employees for bribery last fiscal (ht 24/02/2019)

CIAA says use of fake credentials for govt jobs on the rise (ht 23/02/2019)

CIAA arrests jailer for  bribery (ht 23/02/2019)

Complaint filed to probe properties of tainted anti-graft official and ‘his associates’, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 22/02/2019)

Nominated lawmakers angry as they are not allowed to spend Rs 40m, by Binod Ghimire (kp 21/02/2019) [This once again means that the option is predominantly for male Tagadhari leaders only, expecially male Bahuns! Nevertheless, development investment is not the task of elected legislators, it only helps to promote corruption!]

Passengers obliged to change multiple vehicles in Dolpa-Nepalgunj route, by Bishnu Prasad Devkota (rep 21/02/2019)

Getting off easy: Corrupt officials get to resign and  go scot-free, fuelling impunity (kp 21/02/2019)

Probe opened into graft charge against Pathak (ht 20/02/2019)

Back to misrule: If Prime Minister Oli wants to make the country prosperous on the foundation of corruption and misrule, he will surely fail, by Nilam Sangroula (rep 19/02/2019)

Anti-graft official’s bribe case exposes how corruption thrives: Governance experts say letting go Pathak will perpetuate impunity, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 17/02/2019), CIAA, MPs least interested to implicate Pathak in bribery case (rep 17/02/2019), Prosecute Raj Narayan Pathak (rep 17/02/2019), CIAA discusses probe in Pathak’s graft case (kp 18/02/2019), Take further action: Pathak’s resignation must not make him a free man; he must face charges of corruption and abuse of authority (ht 18/02/2019), CIAA consults AG on Pathak investigation (ht 19/02/2019, Attorney general says CIAA can probe Pathak corruption case: Anti-graft agency sought the office’s opinion if laws allowed it to prosecute him, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 19/02/2019), Graft watchdog puts fallen commissioner Pathak under probe: Three-member committee is announced to look into bribery scandal, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 20/02/2019), New footage shows Pathak planned to flee (ht 21/02/2019), Rs 7.8 million in sweets boxes: ‘Pathak was planning to extort Rs 250 million from local governments of Province 2’. ‘His brother Shubh Narayan took Rs 1.5 million for securing college affiliation’, by KP Dhungana (rep 21/02/2019), Who carried out sting against Pathak? (ht 23/02/2019)

CIAA flooded with graft complaints in far-west (ht 17/02/2019)

Cops crack down on motorists offering bribe (ht 16/02/2019), Nepal Police intensifies action against bribers, bribe-taking cops, by Biken K Dawadi (rep 16/02/2019)

Anti-graft agency official stares at impeachment over corruption: Commissioner Raj Narayan Pathak faces charge of taking bribe to ‘settle a case’, by Tika R Pradhan (kp 15/02/2019), Impeachment looms over CIAA Commissioner Pathak (rep 15/02/2019), Anti-corruption commissioner resigns over bribery scandal, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 16/02/2019), Pathak puts in his papers, prez accepts (ht 16/02/2019), CIAA’s Pathak resigns under bribery cloud: But will he be booked? (rep 16/02/2019)

Corruption at policy making level worries anti-graft body (ht 15/02/2019)

JC names justice to probe bribery charge against judge Baniya (rep 15/02/2019)

Checking Resource Misuse, by Mukti Rijal (rn 14/02/2019)

Tackling Corruption for Good Governance, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 14/02/2019)

Eight people face corruption cases for revenue dodging, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 14/02/2019), CIAA books customs officer, seven others for corruption (ht 14/02/2019)

NOC ex-chief out on Rs 25-million bail (ht 13/02/2019) [Obviously, his corrupt practices have been more lucrative than that for him ridiculous amount! There are 186.6 million Rs accumulated on his bank account!!], NOC ex-chief Khadka freed after posting Rs 20.5 million bail (rep 13/02/2019)

Corruption everywhere: Barely any sphere in Nepal remains secure from the clutches of unblushing bribery and nepotism, by Madhab P Khanal (kp 11/02/2019)

Pappu scam pegs back construction of central bank’s Baluwatar office: Given the contractor’s poor track record, officials at the bank are skeptical, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 10/02/2019)

CIAA suggests measures to fight corruption (ht 10/02/2019)

‘Corruption rampant in public offices’ (ht 09/02/2019)

Government advised to probe corruption in private sector (kp 07/02/2019)

Say watt? Perhaps our elected officials are taking their duty to ‘take charge’ too literally (kp 07/02/2019)

Watchdog draws authority’s attention to one-roomed houses: Transparency International-Nepal alerts the reconstruction body about the suspected bid of families to build small houses to claim the grant, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 05/02/2019)

Ex-minister among 14 people dragged to court in graft case: CIAA has charged them with irregularities worth Rs315m, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 05/02/2019), CIAA files corruption case against 14 persons (ht 05/02/2019)

Corruption at high level: Political will lacking to control it, by Ram Dayal Rakesh (ht 04/02/2019)

Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal lawmaker (ht), 7 projects worth Rs 351 billion for PM's constituency: Jhapa-5 is by far the largest recipient of federal projects under PM Oli, by Yuvraj Biwas (rep 04/02/2019)

Two Sajha Swasthya cooperative staff suspended for irregularities, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 04/02/2019)

As dirty cash flow review nears, Nepal scrambles to make and amend 50 laws: Country runs the risk of being blacklisted if it fails to prepare legislation compatible with global standards, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 03/02/2019)

54 MPs change PAs after parliament paid latter through bank, by Ashok Dahal (rep 03/02/2019)

Mafia 1 KC 0, by Guffadi (kp 02/02/2019), Dr KC ends fast-unto-death, slams govt for 'policy-level corruption' (ht 02/02/2019), Dr KC ends fast after 24 days, accuses Oli of dishonesty (rep 02/02/2019)

CIAA files case against NEA deputy director (ht 02/02/2019)

Cheating cabbies paid Rs 20m in fines in six months (rep 02/02/2019)

Graft case filed against TMO staffers (ht 01/02/2019)

District court official held for graft, by Nayak Paudel (kp 01/02/2019)

Corruption rampant in local governments: Anti-graft body; Municipalities, rural municipalities are among the most corrupt agencies, CIAA survey shows, by Prithvi Man Shrestha(kp 31/01/2019)

NC to continue with pressure campaign to probe shady Aircraft deal, by Sanjaya Lama (kp 31/01/2019)

Nepal falls two places to 124 on Corruption Perception Index: The political leadership prioritised serving the interests of those who run syndicates and contractors with poor track records, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 30/01/2019), Nepal slips two notches in global corruption index (ht 30/01/2019), Graph keeps falling: Nepal has slipped from corrupt to  more corrupt in global rankings (kp 31/01/2019) [And this under a government that one year ago has claimed to eradicate corruption!],

TIA radio operator booked for amassing Rs 14 cr (ht 30/01/2019)

CIAA files case, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 30/01/2019)

Congress mum on wide-body deal: Aircraft purchase scam issue missing from minutes at Deuba’s behest, party insiders say, by Anil Giri (kp 29/01/2019) [This proves the hypocrisy of Nepalese politicians. Civil society is much more effective if the political parties do not participate!]

1,848 projects worth Rs 118 billion fail to meet completion deadline: CIAA (ht 29/01/2019)

Rural roads being constructed in Rolpa without following procedures, by Dinesh Subedi (ht 28/01/2019)

Anti-graft body opens detailed investigation on Airbus A330 deal (kp 25/01/2019), Making hay, our way: Probably nothing much will come out of investigations on wide-body scam. Events bear a “symbolic” and yet uncanny similarity to how Jamal Kashoggi was murdered, by Hemant Arjyal (rep 26/01/2019)

Govt scraps Huawei contract awarded without bidding as CIAA starts probe, by Sunil Sapkota (rep 24/01/2019)

Panel formed to probe into jet purchase deal is directionless: 19 days have passed since the probe body was formed, and it still lacks terms of reference, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 23/01/2019) [It has obviously been formed gang to prevent facts regarding a participation of leading politicians by doing nothing!]

They want to have no truck  with old vehicles: Most of 16 chiefs of parliamentary panels want new vehicles, but govt has allocated funds for only six (ht 22/01/2019)

CIAA requests govt to revise order of precedence (ht 22/01/2019)

Ex-NRB Governor Rawal posts Rs 1 million bail (rep 22/01/2019)

Two oil pumps found guilty of tampering (kp 21/01/2019)

Ex-minister Pandey posts Rs 40m bail: Sikta irrigation project scam (ht 17/01/2019)

‘Dr KC’s demands won’t be fulfilled’ (ht 16/01/2019) [Admits vested interests of NCP affiliated entrepreneurs!]

Politics in full play as accusations fly over tainted jet purchase deal: House panel tweaks report, takes out the part  that calls for ‘lawful action’ against ministers, by Sangam Prasain (kp 15/01/2019) [????], Poudel calls for enquiry into Deuba’s role in aircraft deal, by Anil Giri (kp 15/01/2019), Deuba denies involvemen, by Arjun Shah (kp 15/01/2019)

Plan to punish contractors dropped after pressure from higher-ups: Some companies with political connections were under scrutiny, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 14/01/2019)

Over Rs 6b released to local units to implement lawmaker-led projects: Rs40million allocated to 164 out of 165 constituencies as conditional grant, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 13/01/2019) [Local development projects are not the task of elected legislators! This is a very special form of corruption by the hands of the elected political elite!]

Positive spin gone awry: No bureaucrat or official will have the guts to try to execute this level of fraud without political blessings from the very top, by Hemant Arjyal (rep 12/01/2019)

Accounts committee ignores crucial facts in aircraft purchase probe: Jitendra Dev was not the tourism minister when the first instalment was released to Airbus plane vendor, by Sangam Prasain (kp 11/01/2019), Action against those named in jet scam after panel report, by Tika R Pradhan (kp 11/01/2019) [???], Govt in bid to trash PAC probe report, by Jagdishor Panday (ht 11/01/2019), IRC still probing NAC jet purchase irregularities: Says PAC only considered OAG  report in its investigation, by Jagdishor Panday (ht 12/01/2019), Holes seen in house panel report on jet purchase deal: Despite shortcomings, PAC report has detected stench of corruption wafting over the A330-200 procurement deal, which must be probed, by Rupak D Sharma (ht 12/01/2019)

Anti-graft body drags Shrestha to court, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 10/01/2019), CIAA files graft case against former transport department chief (ht 10/01/2019)

Bribery rampant in govt offices, finds NVC survey (ht 09/01/2019)

House panel goes soft on ministers: Recommends action against two secretaries, acquits Home Secretary Rai, by Tika R Pradhan (kp 08/01/2019) [There is no rule of law as long as the crimes committed by politicians and their clientele remain unpunished!], PAC for action against current and ex-ministers, clean chit for Rai: Directs govt to suspend MD Kansakar immediately (rep 08/01/2019), Adhikari rejects charges of irregularities in Airbus deal, by Sangam Prasain (kp 08/01/2019), Road to misrule: Lawmakers must act on measures to curb abuse of authority and impose harsh sanctions against those implicated and accused of robbing tax payers, by Kedar Neupane (rep 09/01/2019)

Anti-graft body files case against Khadka: Charges ex-NOC chief with amassing property worth Rs186m illegally, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 08/01/2019), CIAA sues ex-NOC chief Khadka over Rs 186m in unexplained wealth (rep 08/01/2019), Former NOC chief charged with graft (ht 08/01/2019)

MPs barred from pocketing salaries of aides, drivers, by Ashok Dahal (rep 08/01/2019), Right step by Parliament Secretariat (rep 09/01/2019)

Corruption watchdog seeks e-bus procurement details, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 07/01/2019)

PM lies to House over contract awarded to Huawei, by Sunil Sapkota (rep 07/01/2019)

Wide-body Plane Purchase and PAC, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 06/01/2019)

PAC report has a long list of recommendations to different entities including CIAA (rep 03/01/2019)

Oli government faces moral quandary: While pressure mounts on the Oli government to open  a fair and comprehensive probe into the case, some  leaders from the ruling Nepal Communist Party say  the government will not take any decision in haste, by Anil Giri (kp 03/01/2019), Wide-body jet deal cost carrier Rs 4.35b in losses: KC report, by Sangam Prasain (kp 03/01/2019), Sky-high corruption: Government must take serious note of the wide-body financial irregularity (kp 03/01/2019), Cabinet forms panel to probe disputed aircraft purchase: Three-member commission set up after a parliamentary subcommittee charges sitting minister and top bureaucrats with embezzling billions, by Tika R Pradhan (kp 04/01/2019), Former ministers Shahi, Dev refute their involvement in NAC irregularities (ht 04/01/2019), Panel fails to endorse subcommittee report for want of revision: Report on aircraft procurement to be endorsed after correcting three major issues, by Tika R Pradhan (kp 05/01/2019), 'Wide-body probe should include aviation expert', by Arpana Ale Magar (rep 05/01/2019), Lawmakers divided over wide-body aircraft scam, by Arpana Ale Magar (rep 05/01/2018) [Stop any form of politicisation in the clarification of corruption cases!], Adhikari upbeat as criticism builds over aircraft deal: Minister says he will  not resign only for the ‘superficial’ charges  even as it created moral pressure on him, by Tika R Pradhan (kp 06/01/2019), ‘Probe panel undermining parliamentary supremacy’: Govt should have formed panel before Parliament started probe’, by Rewati Sapkota (ht 06/01/2019), Bibeksheel Sajha Party files corruption case (rep 07/01/2019), Roll back decision: With much hue and cry being made over the constitution of the probe panel by the government, its very credibility is at stake (ht 07/01/2019)

Payment made for bridges not yet built (ht 03/01/2019)

Complaint filed at CIAA over PMO contract to Huawei agent (rep 02/01/2019)

NVC seeks property details of elected local representatives (ht 02/01/2019)

Around Rs 4b embezzled while buying planes: House sub-panel, by Anil Giri (kp 01/01/2019), Lawmakers call for joint investigation committee, by Anil Giri (kp 02/01/2019), PAC panel faults Minister Adhikari, others in wide-body scam (rep 02/01/2019), Sub-panel recommends action against tourism minister: The PAC sub-committee was formed to look into possible anomalies in NAC’s wide-body aircraft purchase deal, by Umesh Poudel (ht 02/01/2019)

CIAA’s conviction rate in corruption cases takes a hit, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 01/01/2019)

Anti-graft body to quiz driving licence vendor over plaints, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 31/12/2018)

Auditor general says minister lied to House panel: Tanka Mani Sharma says Rabindra Adhikari did not consult his office before making payment for the jets, by Anil Giri (kp 27/12/2018)

Elected officials face close scrutiny of dealings, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 26/12/2018)

CIAA, keep the momentum (rep 26/12/2018)

Land revenue officer among 13 dragged to court over corruption, by Sanjeeb Phuyal (kp 25/12/2018), 16 including land revenue officials charged for selling land by creating fake owner (rep 25/12/2018)

Implement UN’s anti-corruption convention: CIAA (ht 25/12/2018)

CIAA’s 28th annual report: Education sector tops corruption complaints list (rep 25/12/2018)

Cabbies continue to fleece passengers (ht 23/12/2018)

Two secys at health ministry which has office for one, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 22/12/2018)

'Scrap poverty ID cards issued to fake poor', by Janak KC (rep 22/12/2018)

Polymer note printing: Ex-NRB governor Rawal among three faces corruption case; Rawal says he will accept the court’s verdict  while denying any wrongdoing when the contract was awarded to Note Printing Australia, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 21/12/2018)

Deep pockets: Lawmakers have earned notoriety for being unethical and shameless (kp 20/12/2018)

PM’s IT consultant ‘misusing power’ to land big contracts, by Sunil Sapkota (rep 17/12/2018), Misuse of power under PM’s nose (rep 18/12/2018)

Police bust fake citizenship racket in Dhanusha: Seven including four DAO officials arrested, vy Suresh Yadav (rep 17/12/2018), Case filed against eight including assistant CDO for citizenship forgery, by Giriraj Baskota (rep 19/12/2018)

Top leaders’ silence in plane deal conspicuous: Leaders refuse to lead House sub-panels formed to probe dodgy deal, by Anil Giri (kp 16/12/2018)

Fake card holders take bus operators for a ride: Entrepreneurs rue losses due to undeserved discounts n Stationers freely sell fake student IDs, by Bibhu Luitel (kp 14/12/2018)

'Abroad trips by local reps a drain on taxpayers' money' (rep 14/12/2018)

Corruption: Bane of Nation, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 14/12/2018)

Misuse of government vehicles on the rise (rep 13/12/2018)

Legislation planned to pick developer for projects above Rs 50b without bids: PMo pushes draft law with contentious provisions; expert slams decision that ‘will promote corruption’, by Bibek Subedi (kp 13/12/2018), Shaking heads: New law avoiding competitive bidding could breed more corruption (kp 17/12/2018), Don’t award projects without competitive bidding: TIN asks govt (rep 19/12/218)

Taxi drivers face 6-month licence suspension for breaking laws: New rule to fix taxi drivers who cheat passengers, by Nayak Paudel (kp 13/12/2018), Cops book 512 taxi drivers in seven days (ht 15/12/2018), 300 erring taxi drivers penalised (kp 16/12/2018)

Graft rampant in Siraha government offices, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 13/12/2018)

1,020 officials fail to submit property details: Law states that public official should submit personal property details within 60 days of assuming office, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 12/12/2018)

Sudurpaschim solves 3,672 graft cases (kp 11/12/2018) [??]

Forty-two firms booked for revenue fraud, by Umesh Poudel (ht 11/12/2018)

Irregularities seen in development projects (rep 11/12/2018)

Misuse of govt vehicles rife in Khotang (ht 11/12/2018)

Accommodation fees being charged ‘illegally’ for walking to Everest, by Khumba Raj Rai (kp 10/12/2018)

Dilemma of corruption: Both bribe payers and bribe takers gain through corrupt transactions, but the cost is passed on to the poor, honest and disfranchised population, by Narayan Manandhar (rep 09/12/2018)

Watchdog files graft case against former minister: Case filed against 21 people at Special Court; Rs2.54b recovery sum sought from Pandey’s firm, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 08/12/2018), CIAA sues ex-minister Pandey, 20 others for shoddy work on Sikta (rep 08/12/2018), Ex-minister, others booked for embezzling billions (ht 08/12/2018), Welcome initiatives by CIAA (rep 10/12/2018), Will Kalika and its Chinese partner, consulting firm be chargesheated? (rep 10/12/2018)

Court order gives Pappu reprieve: The government had scrapped Pappu’s contract for the construction delay, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 06/12/2018)

Erring builders face seizure of guarantee bond: Politically connected contractors among those on the hit list of the Department of Roads, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 05/12/2018)

CIAA issues work plan to tackle procurement malpractices: Faults mainly MoPIT and PPMO for problems, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 03/12/2018), Follow CIAA’s recommendations (rep 04/12/2018)

57 civil, security officials held with bribe: The anti-graft body received 4,670 fresh complaints in the first quarter of the current fiscal (ht 03/12/2018)

Local officials ‘use government vehicles to visit dance bars’: Ministry of Federal Affairs awakens to the misuse of cars, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 02/12/2018)

Education ministry lies about foreign junket expenses (rep 02/12/2018)

173 convicted of bribing for Nepal Army jobs, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/11/2018)

Health Ministry uncertain of status of 8,000 staff on its payroll, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 29/11/2018)

Funds for new cars but not fire engines, by Yubaraj Bibash (rep 29/11/2018)

CIAA, DMLI join forces to jointly fight corruption (ht 29/11/2018)

Lust for luxury: How do we explain President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s craving for luxury? Is this her obsession with power? Has she started to think of herself in terms of former kings and queens?, by Chiranjibi Paudyal (rep 28/11/2018), Government begins process to buy presidential carcade: Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee asks ministries to furnish documents, by Tika R Pradhan (kp 30/11/2018)

Graft cases filed against 11 persons (ht 28/11/2018)

Government’s purchase of assets abroad is haphazard and ineffective, by Anil Giri (kp 27/11/2018), Auditor general himself audited purchase of Nepal envoy’s mansion in US, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 29/11/2018)

Ministry declines funds to parliament for 23 new vehicles (rep 27/11/2018)

Bus operators defy to register as companies, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 27/11/2018)

President’s motorcade faces red light by Sanjeev Giri (kp 22/11/2018), Minister defends amenities for President, her deputy: It’s the duty of government to strengthen newly established constitutional offices, says Spokesperson Banskota, by Tilak R Pradan (kp 23/11/2018), The People’s President! Why does our President need to live like one of those dictators in a totalitarian regime when most of us barely make enough to provide for our families?, by Guffadi (kp 24/11/2018)

Bir hospital doctor charges ministry with seeking bribes: Officials deny  accusations, say  Dr Adhikari defied the transfer order, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 21/11/2018)

Singha Durbar: Where expensive cars go to die (kp 21/11/2018)

Sugar import quota: Anti-graft body told to look into possible corruption (kp 21/11/2018)

Keep unaccounted transactions below 4 percent: Ministry; Preliminary audit shows sharp rise in financial irregularities, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 18/11/2018)

Corruption rife at local units, by Ganesh BK (rep 18/11/2018)

Mayor’s construction firm embezzles NEA’s Rs 1.4 million, by Nagendra Upadhyaya (rep 17/11/2018)

Govt replaces ambassador to Israel Thapa with Shakya: Shakya is Prime Minister KP Oli’s sister-in-law (rep 16/11/2018)

Corruption case filed against DSP (ht 15/11/2018)

Driving licence vendor hits speed bump: Contractor produces only 45,000 digital driving licences of  the 500,000 ordered, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 14/11/2018)

Salary as well as pension for some ‘lucky’ ex-bureaucrats, by Dipesh KC (14/11/2018), Moral question to former bureaucrats (rep 15/11/2018)

CIAA files case against senior govt attorney Thapa (rep 14/11/2018)

Room for whom?  Public properties are owned by people, not by those at the helm of affairs (kp 13/11/2018)

Sajha GM files libel case against Nepal Republic Media (rep 13/11/2018)

Govt decides to recall its envoy to South Africa (rep 13/11/2018)

Coastal-Pappu venture close to be blacklisted: Irrigation Department to send papers to Public Procurement Monitoring Office within this week, by Sanjeev Giri and Bibek Subedi (kp 12/11/2018)

Baglamukhi Oil Stores sealed for giving short measure, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 12/11/2018)

180 army personnel face court martial (ht 12/11/2018)

Poaching and smuggling unabated under the nose of local authorities, by Bhagiswar Limbu (rep 11/11/2018)

Watchdog chief says joint effort required to eliminate corruption (kp 06/11/2018)

MPs, party honchos pocket funds meant for hiring PAs, chauffers: Height of moral deficiency, says ex-chief secretary Koirala, by Ashok Dahal (rep 06/11/2018)

Red tape, other charges mar free-visa-free-ticket scheme, by Roshan Sedhai (rep 06/11/2018)

Anti-graft body probes more Pappu projects: Seeks details of seven projects handled by joint ventures involving Rauniyar’s construction firm, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 03/11/2018)

Two doctors face lawsuit for ‘protecting rapist’ (kp 03/11/2018)

Vigilance exposes teachers’ avarice: Out of 7,920 permanent teachers of the Tribhuvan University, 1,410 moonlight in other colleges; Teachers conduct just  three to four hours of classes in a week instead of at least 12-15 hours  of classes (kp 02/11/2018)

Price hike of sand, stones affects rebuilding: Quake survivors accuse local crusher operators of profiteering, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 03/02/2017)

Dhading DAO to investigate fake quake victims, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 03/02/2017)

Plans to hand out public land to squatters draw flak: Experts fear misuse by politicians in favor of party cadres, by Santosh Ghimire (rep 12/11/2014)

Donated rice sold in valley in bulk (kp 17/06/2014), NFC suspected of misdoings: DoCSM investigating ‘illegal’ sales of rice received as aid (ht 17/06/2014)

CIAA probes arbitrary fund release (ht 17/06/2014)

Education officials booked for corruption (ht 17/06/2014)

Under-secy fails to post bail, sent to jail (ht 17/06/2014)

Graft-accused official kills self, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 16/06/2014)

Graft case lodged against Siraha District Education Officer (ht 16/06/2014)

NOC manager faces fake certificate charge (ht 14/06/2014)

DAO papers on illegal crusher industries missing, by Manoj Basnet (kp 13/06/2014)

MoE under-secretary faces graftcharge worth Rs 40.5 million (ht 13/06/2014)

Kavre DAO starts probe into peace fund graft, by Manoj Basnet (kp 12/06/2014)

CIAA probes Bajura, Ramechhap VDCs: Social security allowance, development project fund use under scanner (ht 12/06/2014)

MoUD to investigate fraud cases in housing sector: Forms commission for the purpose, seeks detailed report along with policy recommendations within three months (ht 12/06/2014)

School principal accused of fund misappropriation (kp 11/06/2014)

CIAA miffed over release of NOC, DOHS officials, to appeal to apex court, by Santosh Ghimire (ht 11/06/2014)

1,346 MoHP appointments scrapped (ht 10/06/2014)

CIAA prosecutes VDC secy, staffers (ht 10/06/2014)

18 CAN officials dragged to court for graft (kp 09/06/2014), CIAA books CAN prez, general secy for graft: Seeks up to 10-year jail term for 18 officials (ht 09/06/2014)

CIAA probing alleged irregularities at Maoist cantonments, by Santosh Ghimire (rep 09/06/2014)

Collective fight needed towipe out corruption: Karki (ht 09/06/2014)

CIAA deploys teams to probe local body graft (kp 09/06/2014)

RBS recovers Rs 10m from over 200 staff, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 09/06/2014)

Graft watchdog books 29 officials for deforestation (ht 03/06/2014)

Department of Drugs  officials freed on bail (ht 31/05/2014)

CIAA seeks clarification for delay in MA60 operation (ht 31/05/2014)

CIAA investigation: Eight NOC officials held over bonus scam (kp 29/05/2014), CIAA rounds up eight top NOC officials (ht 29/05/2014), CIAA nabs top NOC officials for distributing bonus 'illegally', by Santosh Ghimire (rep 29/05/2014), CIAA chargesheets 20 NOC employees (kp 31/05/2014), CIAA charge-sheets top NOC officials for graft: Accuses them of distributing bonus to the staff while being in the red (ht 31/05/2014)

Suspended VC of PU among six held by CIAA (kp 28/05/2014), CIAA detains top PU officials (rep 28/05/2014), Purbanchal VC, honchos in CIAA charge sheet (kp 02/06/2014), Purbanchal University officials released: Special Court said CIAA didn’t have enough evidence (ht 06/06/2014), CIAA moves SC against Special Court decision (ht 11/06/2014), CIAA appeals against release of PU officials (ht 11/06/2014)

A corrupt region: Corruption as a regional issue must figure prominently at the upcoming Saarc Summit in Kathmandu, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 28/05/2014)

Over Rs 10 million recovered from RBS staffers (rep 28/05/2014)

CIAA probe brings DEO work to a halt, by Aman Koirala (kp 25/05/2014)

Eleven face graft charge (kp 23/05/2014)

Bureaucracy under political siege: Report (kp 22/05/2014) [see report by Transparency International Nepal]

VDC secretary on the run with funds, by Laxmi Sah (kp 21/05/2014)

CIAA raids tobacco firms (ht 20/05/2014)

Officials in CIAA net over irregularities while issuing driving licence (kp 19/05/2014)

CIAA files corruption case against Sajha Prakashan MD Jha (kp 19/05/2014)

CIAA raids transport office in Valley: Four officers among 12 suspects rounded up (ht 19/05/2014)

Govt to rent homes for VIPs after buying plan collapses (kp 18/05/2014) [This is another way of corruption! There are so many poor people who never had such weel-paid jobs!!]

Ex-health dept chief in CIAA custody, by Manish Gautam (kp 17/05/2014), Six senior health officials held, two suspended: Anti-graft body during investigation found they had embezzled money while buying medicine (ht 17/05/2014), CIAA nabs 6 senior health officials, suspends 2 others, by Arjun Poudel (rep 17/05/2014)

CIAA arrests officials while receiving bribe (ht 16/05/2014)

CIAA asks RBS to recover perks given to staff (kp 14/05/2014)

CIAA nabs Saptari officials on school funds misuse charge (kp 12/05/2014), Graft case filed against 14  officials for school aid misuse (ht 12/05/2014)

Corruption blamed for textbook crisis (ht 07/05/2014)

Smugglers ‘bribe’ forest officials, police (kp 04/05/2014)

Govt to bear all treatment cost of KP Oli, support NC leaders (ht 03/05/2014)

Corruption and Constitution: The drafting of a new constitution provides a valuable opportunity to take a broader view of corruption, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 28/04/2014)

Corrupt official faces action (ht 27/04/2014)

NTB misusing resources by amending Financial Bylaws, by Sangam Prasain (kp 26/04/2014)

Rautes being used by interest groups (ht 24/04/2014)

Police probe into alleged corruption (kp 23/04/2014)

CIAA nabs suspended undersecretary (rep 23/05/2014)

Politics And Corruption: Tales Of Healthy Twins, by Prem Khatry (rn 22/04/2014)

Auditor General's report reveals rampant corruption in DEOs, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 21/04/2014)

‘Substandard materials’ used to build police posts, by Bechu Gaud (kp 20/04/2014)

School swindles fund by providing fake data to district education office (ht 15/04/2014)

CIAA case against SI (ht 14/04/2014)

CIAA begins CAN probe (kp 12/04/2014), CIAA begins probe into CAN; All we want is transparency: Paras Khadka, by Santosh Ghimire (rep 12/04/2014), CAN to hold talks with cricketers: Promises to disburse salaries,allowances in a week; forms disciplinary committee (ht 13/04/2014), It’s over, crisis in cricket ends: CAN, cricketers agree on forming Planning and Monitoring Committee (ht 17/04/2014), Game on: The standoff between cricketers and authorities should serve as a lesson to all sports in the country, by Shyam K.C. (kp 18/04/2014)

Rs 1b spent on fake schools: CIAA, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 04/02/2014)

Funds meant for books in Karnali zone ‘missing’, by Binod Ghimire (kp 04/04/2014)

Misuse of migrant workers’ welfare fund goes rampant, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 30/03/2014)

CIAA files graft cases against DoFE officials and manpower agencies (kp 27/03/2014)

Irregularities found in distribution of government subsidised logs: Forest officials and timber traders working in cahoots, forging documents to fatten their wallets (ht 27/03/2014)

CIAA to probe embezzlement  of conflict victims’ fund (ht 24/03/2014)

CIAA arrests nine DoFE officials (ht 20/03/2014), Nine DoFE officials held on graft charge (kp 20/03/2014)

Parsa schools misuse government funds, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 20/03/2014)

Lawmaker accused of misappropriating Rs 20m, by Birendra KC (kp 15/03/2014)

Govt misused migrant workers’ fund, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 13/03/2014)

Fight Against Corruption, by Shyam K.C. (rn 11/03/2014)

Political Corruption: Why Is The Barometer Rising?, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn 08/03/2014)

Millions embezzled in construction of schools (ht 06/03/2014)

Customs officials adopt new methods of bribery, by Parbat Portel (kp 05/03/2014)

Parties eyeing development funds (ht 05/03/2014)

Corruption travails: Seven high-level commissions have been formed to reform the bureaucracy; yet, nothing has changed, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 25/02/2014)

CIAA nabs 4 ex-NEA officials (rep 21/02/2014), CIAA files corruption charges against 18 former NEA officials (nn 21/02/2014), Transformer scam: Former NEA honchos in CIAA net (kp 22/02/2014), Reprieve for ex-NEA officials (ht 27/02/2014)

Check and balance: Dr Govinda KC’s recent fast should motivate all to clean their respective sectors, by Jagannath Adhikari (kp 20/02/2014)

Eight forest officers convicted of graft (ht 17/02/2014)

Over 80 officials, hiring agents face charge: Probe sees role of immigration officers, duty officers at airport desk and manpower agency owners in fraud, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 10/02/2014), Fraudulent nexus: The corrupt coterie in foreign employment can be smashed through transparency, vigilance (kp 12/02/2014)

Ex-official charged with corruption (ht 10/02/2014)

Parbat projects under CIAA probe (ht 09/02/2014)

TIA immigration remains pain for migrant workers, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 09/02/2014)

CIAA files case against govt employee (ht 06/02/2014)

CIAA scanner on fake schools (ht 03/02/2014)

HSEB Joint Secy Barakoti caught red-handed for accepting bribe, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 03/02/2014)

DoFE introducing ways to check malpractices, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 01/02/2014)

Combating corruption: Anti-corruption laws are ineffective in the absence of genuine political will, by Madhab Regmi (rep 30/01/2014)

Education sector under CIAA scanner (rep 28/01/2014)

Officials misusing government funds, by Bishal Bhattarai (rep 27/01/2014)

Fast track: Businesspersons choose to bribe service providers instead of bearing significant losses due to delays, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 26/01/2014)

Cantonment corruption: No concrete evidence against top Maoist leaders: CIAA, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 26/01/2014), Probe corruption in cantonments: Ex-PLAs (ht 04/02/2014)

Over 400 cases lodged at CIAA Surkhet since Sept (ht 26/01/2014)

Elderly allowances misappropriated (ht 26/01/2014)

Lawmaker misuses govt vehicle: He piled pressure on municipality for jeep (ht 24/01/2014)

CIAA begins probe into school graft, by Laxmi Sah (kp 23/01/2014)

CIAA nabs official for forgery (ht 23/01/2014)

CIAA moved against DDC contract appointments (ht 23/01/2014)

Officials colluded in embezzling fund (ht 21/01/2014)

FinMin seeks details on project contracts: Ministries had to give an update on status of contract signing by Jan 15, but none has done so (ht 20/01/2014)

Subsidised salt scam comes to light in Bajura: Traders selling it at exorbitant rates (ht 18/01/2014)

Police intervene sleepless protest against corruption in the Capital, by Weena Pun (kp 17/01/2014)

Tangled webs: Corruption in Nepal is very organised but the fight against corruption is disorganised and uncoordinated, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 17/01/2014)

Maoist cantonment corruption probe in limbo (ht 15/01/2014)

CIAA to probe export of river products (ht 14/01/2014)

Many primary schools exist only on paper: CIAA (ht 14/01/2014)

CIAA goes local, opens regional outlet in Hetauda (nn 08/01/2014)

Corruption in local bodies: Under CIAA scanner, by Bihari Krishna Shrestha (ht 07/01/2014)

News dissemination hurting investigation: CIAA (nn 07/01/2014)

Case against gas companies (ht 06/01/2014)

Ambassador Chalise under CIAA scanner, by Santosh Ghimire (rep 05/01/2014)

CIAA teams out to probe school funds, by Aman Koirala and Pratap Bista (kp 03/01/2014)

Graft charge against four (kp 02/01/2014)

Graft case against ex-SWC official (ht 02/01/2013)

Forest officials found involved in felling trees, by Surya Mani Gautam (ht 29/12/2013)

35,000 officials refuse to file property details, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 28/12/2013), Envoys, poll commissioner fail to submit asset details (ht 28/12/2013), Property report defaulters: CIAA seeks punishment against defiant officials (kp 30/12/2013)

RBS in soup for handing out bonuses illegally (ht 28/12/2013)

NIDC CEO arrested for financial crime (kp 28/12/2013)

CIAA files case against 12 persons (kp 27/12/2013), CIAA books 12 persons in land fraud case (ht 27/12/2013)

Perception of corruption: Why has Nepal improved significantly on the Corruption Perception Index?, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 25/12/2013)

CIAA chief lashes bureaucracy: Complains that civil servants are merely killing time and making money (kp 25/12/2013), Corruption rife in local bodies: CIAA chief (ht 25/12/2013)

SSP charged in fraudulent land deal (ht 23/12/2013)

CIAA raids Mahakali Irrigation Division (nn 23/12/2013)

Control use of pesticides in vegetables: CIAA (ht 23/12/2013)

Hospital under CIAA radar (rep 22/12/2013)

25 forest officials charged with graft (ht 21/12/2013), CIAA files case against 11 forest officials (rep 21/12/2013)

Lokpal Bill And CIAA, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn 21/12/2013)

54 cabbies booked for taking people for a ride (ht 21/12/2013)

Pokhara sub-metropolis officials grilled (ht 20/12/2013)

Graft case against engineer (ht 19/12/2013)

OAG forms special office to deal with financial frauds, by Pranab Kharel (kp 18/12/2013)

Corruption And Culture, by Umesh Prasad Ojha (rn 17/12/2013)

CIAA issues road map to improve national highways: Asks authorities to show results within a month (ht 17/12/2013)

CIB nabs Everest Insurance AGM: Arrest comes less than a week after rounding up of firm’s ex-CEO (ht 17/12/2013)

CIAA acts on textbook crisis (kp 16/12/2013), CIAA directs education ministry to distribute textbooks on time (ht 16/12/2013)

CIAA files ‘loan’ graft case against 5 (kp 14/12/2013)

Anti-graft mechanisms ineffective, says Regmi (kp 13/12/2013)

Bankers rue CIAA intervention, by Dikshya Singh (ht 13/12/2013)

Misappropriation case: Ex-Everest Insurance CEO Shrestha held (kp 13/12/2013), Ex-CEO of Everest Insurance arrested (ht 13/12/2013)

CIAA fiat on medical waste mgmt (kp 12/12/2013)

Nobel, Universal medical colleges raided: CIAA investigating alleged irregularities in the institutes (ht 12/12/2013)

CIAA nabs six for loan fraud (ht 12/12/2013)

Kathmandu cabbies overcharging passengers, by Pratibha Rawal (rep 11/12/2013)

Govt urged to bring BFIs under CIAA scanner (kp 10/12/2013)

CIAA not satisfied with ‘success’ of anti-graft fight (ht 10/12/2013)

Revenue officials charged with graft (ht 09/12/2013)

CIAA files case against 13 officials (kp 09/12/2013)

DoFE director, official charged with graft (ht 07/12/2013)

Better Than Before, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn 07/12/2013)

Foreign employment: 64 officials charged with corruption (kp 04/12/2013), CIAA takes obscure network to court (ht 04/12/2013)

Embezzlement slur on top cop (ht 04/12/2013)

Nepal less corrupt: Transparency International (nn 03/12/2013), Nepal better in new TI graft index (kp 04/12/2013), Nepal still among the most corrupt countries: Improves ranking to stand at 116th position, but there is still much for country to achieve (ht 04/12/2013)

SC asks CIAA to explain‘ intervention’ in pvt banks (kp 02/12/2013)

Schools creating ‘fake students’ to get fund released from DEO, by Prakash Singh (ht 01/12/2013)

Flawed strategies: Nepal, despite a history of anti-corruption efforts, lacks a coherent national-level policy on it, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 27/11/2013)

CIAA interference concerns pvt sector. Warns anti-graft body’s move could affect domestic and foreign investment in the country (kp 26/11/2013)

Govt to buy 50 homes for VIPs, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 23/11/2013), Home affairs: Can the govt provide homes for the poor, instead of VIPs?, by Rudra Prasad Dahal (kp 24/11/2013)

Two top army officers dismissed: Brigadier produced fake documents, major general authenticated the papers, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 15/11/2013)

CIAA seeks client, financial details from commercial banks (kp 15/11/2013)

Off the mark: Political parties are still far away from giving enough space to anti-corruption measures in their agendas, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 11/11/2013)

Fight against corruption to get more teeth: Special Court to constitute regional circuit benches with three justices at each unit (ht 09/11/2013)

Whom to punish: Without a system where people do not seek political patronage, we may not succeed in preventing corruption, by Jagannath Adhikari (kp 31/10/2013)

IB to probe RBS ‘irregularities’, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 31/10/2013), IB Probes Illegal Payment Made To RBS Staffers, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 12/11/2013)

Govt offices under corruption probe (ht 26/10/2013)

Culture of corruption: The CIAA’s recent actions show that corruption is no longer an individual aberration; it has been institutionalised, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 23/10/2013)

‘Corruption-prone offices’ under CIAA scrutiny: Anti-graft body says it will raid these institutions soon,reveals no fixed date (ht 18/10/2013)

CIAA releases five DoI, DoFE officials: Were held on bribery charges (ht 11/10/2013)

CIAA preparing asset probe manual: Aims to bring kin of powerful people under investigation (ht 07/10/2013)

TI call to rid education of corruption (ht 07/10/2013)

Order to free NOC top guns challenged in SC (ht 03/10/2013)

Implementing CIAA orders a tough ask for metropolis: Civic body pins blame on DAO, ministries (ht 02/10/2013)

Half the picture: If it limits itself to prosecuting individuals for personal corruption, what is the difference between CIAA and a constable catching pick-pockets?, by Bishal Thapa (rep 01/10/2013)

Singh accused of milking funds from Dairy Development Corp (kp 01/10/2013)

CIAA files graft case against govt official (ht 01/10/2013)

New MBBS standards amid CIAA concerns (kp 30/09/2013)

CIAA rule ‘hits’ hotel business, by Shankar Acharya (kp 29/09/2013)

RTI And Corruption Control, by Dipesh Kumar Ghimire (rn 28/09/2013)

NOC trade union chief in CIAA custody (ht 28/09/2013)

Board allows NEA to receivereplacement, by Ashok Thapa (kp 25/09/2013)

Anti-graft crusade: The missing aspects, by Pranav Bhattarai (ht 24/09/2013)

Top officials of Nepal Oil Corp arrested by anti-graft agency for distributing bonuses despite loss (nn 24/09/2013), Bonus dole lands NOC officials in CIAA net, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 25/09/2013), Four top NOC officials in CIAA custody, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 25/09/2013), Unions defend NOC bonus, say board approved distribution (kp 26/09/2013)

Prakash, scion of Dahal family, appointed vice president of Nepal Olympic Museum (nn 24/09/2013)

CIAA's regional offices come into operation in all five development regions (nn 18/09/2013)

Cases filed against 22 NEA officials (kp 14/09/2013), CIAA prosecutes NEA officials, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 14/09/2013), Special Court seeks Rs 260 million bail, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 18/09/2013), Rs 240m bail sought from 21 NEA officials, two Chinese, by Gani Ansari (rep 18/09/2013), Power authority chief, supplier sent to jail (ht 18/09/2013)

Some Hope: Pervasive grtaft due to incompetent political leadership and bureaucracy have been strangling economic growth and scaring off potential investors, by Bhagirath Basnet (rep 14/09/2013)

CIAA raids shop, impounds truck (ht 14/09/2013)

Too little, too late? Arresting corrupt officials isn't going to solve the problem unless the system is thoroughly cleansed, by Bhrikuti Rai and Sunir Pandey (nt 13/09/2013)

CIAA arrests 4 ‘corrupt’ CAs (kp 12/09/2013), CIAA arrests Office of Company Registrar chief (ht 13/09/2013), Kawari sent to judicial remand for 15 days (ht 13/09/2013)

Migrant Woes: Several manpower operators admitted that in many cases they themselves issue fake medical certificates for pre-visa purpose, by Ishwar Rauniyar (rep 07/09/2013)

CIAA arrests DoFE section officer (ht 06/09/2013), DoFE official, agents held (kp 07/09/2013)

After CIAA directive Fewa lake being freed of encroachment (ht 06/09/2013)

Don’t Harass The Innocents, by D.M. Thapa (rn 06/09/2013)

Lokman Singh Karki's CIAA appointment: Apex court orders placing 2 petitions for final hearing (kp 05/09/2013)

More NEA officials in net (kp 02/09/2013), CIAA arrests NEA director, nine others: Chinese, Thai firms under anti-graft body’s scanner, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 02/09/2013), CIAA arrests 10 more NEA officials; Graft cases against road, health officials (rep 02/09/2013)

Corrupt officials prosecuted (ht 02/09/2013)

Beema Sansthan employees compel top mgmt to dole out hefty benefits, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 02/(09/2013)

CIAA tells KMC to preserve heritage sites (ht 30/08/2013), After CIAA order, KMC not to enforce deal with Sidewalkers, by Anjit Adhikari (kp 31/08/2013), CIAA withdraws stay against KMC contract (ht 03/09/2013), Hanuman Dhoka locals rue CIAA's latest order, by Pratibha Rawal (kp 03/09/2013)

CIAA raids Nepal Oil Corporation's regional office in Biratnagar (nn 31/08/2013), CIAA starts investigation of NOC regional office, by Shekhar Regmi (ht 01/09/2013)

Too early to judge CIAA's recent actions, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 30/08/2013), Afraid of catching big fish: Top politicians don’t seem to be the target of Lokman Singh Karki’s selective pursuit of the corrupt, by Muma Ram Khanal (nt 30/08/2013), CIAA move sends ripples to revenue offices, by Prabhakar Ghimire (rep 30/08/2013)

Fill void left by NEA, DoI, DoFE arrests, says CIAA (kp 29/08/2013)

CIAA warns ministries, depts to change their tune or face music: Issues directives to secys,office chiefs asking them to act promptly (ht 29/08/2013)

Corruption watchdog seeks timely reforms (ht 28/08/2013)

Govt allows 'illegal' crusher mills to run for another year: Huge corruption suspected in decision, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 28/08/2013)

CIAA's Praiseworthy Moves, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 28/08/2013)

Encroachment of lakes: Field study ends, CIAA to come up with final report (ht 28/08/2013)

CIAA move against corruption wins hearts (ht 26/08/2013)

‘Schools show fake student data’, by Ghanashyam Gautam (kp 25/08/2013)

Misuse of govt vehicles a rare sight now: CIAA (ht 25/08/2013)

New drive to book rogue cabbies, cops: Taxi entrepreneurs included in joint monitoring team (ht 24/08/2013)

CIAA raids two airport-based govt offices related to foreign employment, arrests 35 officials (nn 23/08/2013), CIAA arrests 35
more govt officials
, by Bhadra Sharma and Roshan Sedhai (kp 24/08/2013), CIAA arrests 35 DoI, DoFE officials (ht 24/08/2013), Officials stop 100 Gulf-bound workers for not carrying required papers (kp 25/08/2013), DoFE officials sent to judicial custody: CIAA warns unions of politicking (kp 26/08/2013), 15-day remand for DoI, DoFE officials (ht 26/08/2013), 114 migrants turned away from the airport (ht 26/08/2013), Troubled travellers: CIAA’s arrests are commendable but should not be the end goal (kp 26/08/2013), Foreign employment agencies to protest against foreign-bound Nepali workers being turned away from TIA (nn 29/08/2013)

More DoFE staffers under CIAA scanner (kp 22/08/2013), DoFE Chief Binod KC under close scrutiny of CIAA, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 22/08/2013), DoFE chief surrenders before CIAA (ht 23/08/2013)

CIAA officials feel they deserve more: Say they have got nothing from government for their hard work (ht 22/08/2013)

NTransformer purchase scam: NEA big fish, 9 others in CIAA net, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 21/08/2013), CIAA arrests NEA chief, nine top officials, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 21/08/2013), Power corrupts: CIAA must now courageously uncover politicians involved in the NEA scam (kp 22/08/2013), Seven-day judicial custody for NEA chief, nine others (ht 24/08/2013), NEA transformer supply scam: CIAA files graft cases against 26, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 26/08/2013), 12-yr term sought for top NEA officials: All those who are being prosecuted automatically suspended from their service, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 26/08/2013), Chinese supplier offers to replace bad transformers, by Ashok Thapa (kp 29/08/2013)

Runaway bribes, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 21/08/2013)

Five immigration officials arrested for taking bribe (ht 21/08/2013)

2 customs officials at TIA arrested (kp 17/08/2013)

CIAA to probe Phewa onslaught (kp 17/08/2013), Fewa encroachment under CIAA scanner, by Rishi Baral (ht 23/08/2013)

BPKIHS faces CIAA music for blunder in results: Students had accused exam committee of anomalies (ht 17/08/2013), BPKIHS officials in CIAA custody (kp 19/08/2013), BPKIHS VC, top officials quizzed: CIAA places them under area restriction order in the capital (ht 19/08/2013)

CIAA chief warns NEA top brass (ht 16/08/2013)

CIAA to accept corruption complaints also from social networking sites (nn 16/08/2013)

CIAA chief Karki orders tax evaders booked (ht 14/08/2013)

Bid to rein in free govt rides (ht 14/08/2013)

CIAA drags five NT officials to court (kp 13/08/2013)

CIAA diktat to keep Teej expenses in check (ht 13/08/2013)

Local bodies most corrupt: CIAA chief (ht 12/08/2013)

Anti-graft body to expand tentacles across country (ht 10/08/2013)

Bara DDC officials convicted of graft (ht 09/08/2013)

Varsity gets Rs 500m windfall from unions’ ‘vote-buying spree’, by Binod Ghimire (kp 08/08/2013)

CIAA fiat to curb misuse of govt-owned vehicles (ht 07/08/2013)

CIAA directs public not to indulge in extravagance (kp 07/08/2013)

Rs 4 million meant for conflict victims embezzled by party leaders, activists (nn 06/08/2013)

Tighter security in place for CIAA officials (ht 06/08/2013)

Matter of perception: Corruption index, by Bishal Thapa (rep 06/08/2013)

In CIAA net, 10 NEA officials, 2 suppliers, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 05/08/2013), Transformer scam: CIAA arrests five top NEA officials; Special Court sends them to 10-day judicial remand (ht 05/08/2013), Five NEA officials sent to 10-day custody (kp 06/08/2013), Remand for five more NEA officials (ht 06/08/2013), NEA scam: Two more officials in CIAA net (kp 07/08/2013), Two more NEA officials arrested (ht 07/08/2013)

SSP in HQ for ‘timber smuggling’ role, by Jitendra Khadga (kp 04/08/2013)

Millions meant for war-hit embezzled, by Surendra Kafle (ht 04/08/2013)

Joshi appeals against his sentence (kp 02/08/2013)

CIAA geared up to open regional offices (kp 28/07/2013)

Fighting Corruption, Punishing The Guilty, by D.M. Thapa (rn 26/07/2013)

CIAA chief Karki reshuffles team (kp 24/07/2013)

Royals of republic: Leaders’ lavish lifestyles, by Barsha Paudel (rep 24/07/2013)

Parties to crime: Political corruption, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 23/07/2013)

Gaur municipality under graft probe (ht 20/07/2013)

KMC officials under CIAA, NVC scanner (ht 19/07/2013)

CIAA raids ‘graft-stained’ Rautahat DDC, by Shiva Puri (kp 18/07/2013)

Ripe for reform: Political patronage is ruining Nepal’s anti-corruption efforts and reaping impunity, by Rup Kumar BK (kp 18/07/2013)

Graft watchdog settles 1,120 cases (ht 14/07/2013)

NVC finds Saptari the most corrupt district (kp 13/07/2013)

VDC secys pocket govt funds worth lakhs, suspended, by Byas Shankar Upadhyaya (ht 12/07/2013)

Subsidies for remote districts: Mugu folk say half rice is sold midway, by Raj Bahadur Shahi (kp 12/07/2013)

Corruption in the name of marginalised Chepangs: DFID says Nepal Chepang Sangh embezzled around Rs 10 lakh grants (ht 11/07/2013), Nepal Chepang Sangh draws flak for embezzling fund (ht 14/07/2013)

13 taxi drivers booked on a singleday as complaints mount (ht 11/07/2013)

Corruption alleged at PU (ht 11/07/2013)

Political parties most corrupt in Nepal: Survey (nn 09/07/2013), Parties ‘most corrupt’ institutions in Nepal, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 10/07/2013), Cancer of corruption afflicts state organs: Nepali parties, Parliament, bureaucracy, judiciary most corrupt: Transparency International (ht 10/07/2013), Unsavoury corruption (ht 11/07/2013), Corrupt country: TI’s latest survey results (rep 11/07/2013)

Ex-minister ‘doled out money’ to cadres: Narayan Kaji Shrestha gave away development funds, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (ht 09/07/2013)

Irregularity suspected in road construction (ht 09/07/2013)

Mid-Western University under CIAA scanner (ht 09/07/2013)

Tackling Corruption, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn 06/07/2013)

Bias seen in NMC monitoring, by Manish Gautam (kp 03/07/2013)

Lokman Singh Karki appointment as ciaa chief: Supreme Court puts off hearing for fifth time, by Pranab Kharel (kp 03/07/2013)

Karki briefs Regmi on CIAA’s anti-graft action (ht 03/07/2013)

TU VC, 23 others face CIAA action (ht 01/07/2013)

CIAA watches bigwigs for source of their wealth (kp 29/06/2013)

Graft case filed against govt staffers (kp 28/06/2013)

Probe recommends sacking tainted official, by Anil Giri (kp 27/06/2013)

Bill the President: Until the country has the same health package for all its citizens, the state cannot treat the President, by Suman Khadka (kp 25/06/2013), President’s health condition ‘absolutely normal’ (ht 25/06/2013), More equal: President Yadav’s recent medical trip perpetuates our feudal past (kp 26/06/2013)

Graft alleged in road funds (kp 22/06/2013)

Dahal asks for chopper to visit flood-hit areas (ht 22/06/2013) [??? Then every Nepali citizen can demand the use of helicopters for free!!]

Joshi moves apex court against graft conviction (kp 19/06/2013)

Land officers land in trouble (ht 15/06/2013)

Valley’s local bodies under investigation for corruption (ht 13/06/2013)

NEA documents under CIAA scanner (kp 10/06/2013)

The corruption scenario: Supply side remains the target, by Pranav Bhattarai (ht 04/06/2013)

CIAA raids road tax centres (kp 03/06/2013)

CIAA to target those suggested by Lamsal panel (ht 01/06/2013)

VDC secy lists self as dead to get relief (ht 01/06/2013)

CIAA acts tough on banks, I/NGOs, by Bhadra Sharma and Prithvi Shrestha (kp 29/05/2013)

1 million textbooks meant for students of community schools go missing, by Binod Ghimire (kp 27/05/2013)

Corruption drama: We are living in the most complex and difficult phase of corruption in the history of Nepal, by Abhi Subedi (kp 26/05/2013)

NEA chief involved in irregularities worth millions, by Bhoj Raj Poudel (rep 26/05/2013)

As high profile cases gather dust, CIAA keeps busy in petty issues, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 24/05/2013)

After secretary files, CIAA chief now eyes ministers (kp 22/05/2013)

Karki to secys: Address grievances or face action (kp 21/05/2013)

Karki dared to probe graft in PLA camps (ht 21/05/2013)

CIAA tells local dev authority to satisfy public (kp 18/05/2013)

Watching the watchdog: The new auditor general can counter balance the controversial appointment of a new CIAA head (nt 17/05/2013)

CIAA files graft case against surveyor (ht 17/05/2013)

CIAA warns govt officials of action (ht 15/05/2013)

Locals forced to pay bribe for citizenship, by Arun Gyawali (ht 14/05/2013)

Rautahat DAO raids district hospita: Ex-chief being probed for allegations of taking bribe for appointments (ht 14/05/2013)

CIAA urges public to blow whistle on corrupt (ht 13/05/2013), CIAA asks people to file graft charges (kp 13/05/2013)

Landowners ‘received’ identity cards as landless, by Kamal Panthi (kp 11/05/2013)

CIAA asks MoF to submit details of VAT evaders (kp 10/05/2013), CIAA directs authorities to crack the whip (ht 10/05/2013)

Distant normalisation: Nepal has one of the finest laws to tackle corruption, but in the hands of the wrong person, that law can be lethal (rep 10/05/2013)

Breaking down: Karki’s appointment and parties’ unprincipled compromise is bad news for democracy (kp 09/05/2013), Amid oversight concerns, Karki assumes office; 2-member CIAA board dangerous: Experts (kp 09/05/2013), Heads of constitutional bodies assume office: CIAA chief vows to effect a change within fortnight (ht 09/05/2013), From where will Karki begin? The head of anti-graft body has challenges galore with pending cases abound, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 09/05/2013), Prez, party offices in blame game of sorts, by Phanindra Dahal (kp 09/05/2013), FB,Twitter abuzz with Karki appt stricture, by Samik Kharel (kp 09/05/2013), Civil society leaders picket Congress office (kp 09/05/2013), NC leadership keeps mum (kp 09/05/2013), UML meeting terms decision unlawful (kp 09/05/2013), Agitating student unions call off today’s strike programme (kp 09/05/2013), Move comes under lawyers’ body lash (kp 09/05/2013)

Apex court reopens Khadka's petition (ht 01/05/2013)

Forest officers on run after smuggling bid exposed, by Hari Sharma (ht 26/04/2013)

Civil servants point at politicians’ nexus with businessmen: Blame, albeit obliquely, political leaders for syndicate in public service sectors, by Prakash Acharya (ht 25/04/2013)

Cops arrest convicted fraudster (ht 24/04/2013)

Not aware of action against Karki, Dahal replies to SC, by Pranab Kharel (kp 23/04/2013), UCPN-Maoist chief sticks up for Karki as CIAA head: Says political parties have no knowledge of former chief secretary being indicted ever (ht 23/04/2013), Hearing begins on Karki’s CIAA appointment (ht 24/04/2013), Taking back Karki name ‘best option’ , by Ghanashyam Gautam (kp 24/04/2013), ‘Rayamajhi indictment not binding’ (kp 29/04/2013), Rayamajhi recommendations not binding, says Karki: In his response to the court, the former chief secretary presents a case in which the SC revoked departmental action against a DSP accused by the Rayamajhi Commission, by Pranab Kharel (kp 29/04/2013), Lokman Karki calls writ against CIAA appointment unfortunate: Says Rayamajhi Commission report not above the law; claims SC intervention in the case unnecessary (ht 29/04/2013), Apex court vacates stay on bid to name Karki CIAA chief (nn 29/04/2013), SC order paves way for Karki’s appointment as CIAA chief; Apex court didn't prolong the stay arguing the situation is premature: NBA, by Pranab Kharel (kp 30/04/2013), SC clears decks for Karki's appointment as CIAA chief, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 30/04/2013), Parties still split over Karki appointment, by Phanindra Dahal (kp 01/05/2013), 33 parties warn not to appoint Karki: Say they won’t register with Election Commission (kp 01/05/2013), Rift appears in CC as Karki prospects high: Parties’ help sought not to makehim CIAA chief, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 05/05/2013), CIAA chief appointment: Changed UML stance on Karki irks UCPN-Maoist (ht 05/05/2013), Civil society group stages dharna against plan to appoint Karki as CIAA chief (nn 05/05/2013), Constitutional council names Karki CIAA chief (nn 05/05/2013)

Parsa DEO funds non-existent school (ht 23/04/2013)

DDC Rautahat defies ministry, CIAA, by Madan Thakur (rep 21/04/2013)

Medical School inspection: Anti-graft authority smells irregularity, by Manish Gautam (kp 18/04/2013)

Reform Health, Education, CIAA tells govt (ht 18/04/2013)

Ambulances ‘misused’ in Chitwan, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 17/04/2013)

CIAA drags 87 people to court for corruption in development projects in Dhanusha (nn 15/04/2013), CIAA takes 87 to spl court for ‘pocketing’ DDC funds (kp 16/04/2013), 16 Dhanusha DDC staffers suspended (kp 17/04/2013), Case for Rs 11.3m, not Rs 300m (kp 17/04/2013)

AG report indicts govt, public entities: Says their questionable expenses half the size of budget, by Kuvera Chalise (ht 12/04/2013), Gross misuse of govt funds continues: Since 2003-04 till last fiscal year cumulative questionable expenses stood at Rs 204.26 billion (ht 13/04/2013)

CIAA allows govt to implement telecom policy (kp 10/04/2013)

Rules of the game: Ravi Raj Shrestha and Lokman Singh Karki symbolise the unequal application of law (kp 09/04/2013)

Fund misuse: Prez asks ministry to name beneficiaries (kp 07/04/2013)

Show us the money: Government's utilization of tax, by Angel Sharma (rep 07/04/2013)

Damauli-Banauli VDC secy charged with graft (kp 05/03/2013)

SSP Shrestha gets boot on charges of foreign currency smuggling (nn 05/04/2013), Ministry gives SSP Shrestha the sack, by Ankit Adhikari (kp 06/04/2013)

Hospital staff held on graft charge: Procedure not followed in making new appointments (ht 05/04/2013)

No hand in Karki’s appointment, CIAA tells apex court, by Pranab Kharel (kp 04/04/2013), Should Karki pay, while othersmake hay? (ht 04/04/2013), CIAA against prosecuting Karki (ht 06/04/2013), SSP sacked over currency scam (ht 06/04/2013), Justice postpones hearing on ‘personal grounds’ (kp 08/04/2013), SC puts off hearing on Karki’s appointment (ht 08/04/2013), SC again postpones Karki hearing: Presiding Justice ‘unable’ to hear petition on ‘personal grounds’ (kp 10/04/2013), Karki nomination outside govt purview: Regmi (kp 19/04/2013)

Officials allegedly involved in customs fraud yet to be caught, by Rishi Ram Poudyal (kp 03/04/2013)

Bribery thriving in Sarlahi offices: NVC, by Aman Koirala (kp 02/04/2013)

CIAA directs govt not to implement new spectrum policy (kp 28/03/2013), Ministry, NTA in quandary after CIAA directive (kp 29/03/2013)

CIAA commissioner: Anti-graft activist warns of stir against Karki appointment (kp 18/03/2013), Karki named to head CIAA: Panel urges UML chief to backtrack (kp 20/03/2013)

Hand that feeds: Corruption inside NGOs can be often be traced to donors themselves, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 13/03/2013)

NVC probes TUTH ‘irregularities’ (kp 12/03/2013)

Stop power abuse: NVC to electricity office: Order follows investigation into alleged misuse of authority and state facility by officials (ht 10/03/2013)

Officials above secy level to face greater scrutiny, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 07/03/2013)

VDC to CIAA corruption plagued, interview with Sharada Bhusal (rep 07/03/2013)

Systemic malaise: There’s an urgent need to rejuvenate anti-graft efforts (kp 01/03/2013)

Minister’s bid to capture forest land foiled (ht 24/02/2013)

Don’t squander funds, CIAA tells government (kp 23/02/2013)

Anti-graft activists held ahead of death fast (kp 23/02/2013), Anti-corruption protesters end up behind bars (ht 24/02/2013), Fight against graft to continue in police custody (ht 24/02/2013), Campaigners defy govt crackdown, by Samik Kharel (kp 25/02/2013), Anti-graft crusader in ill health, by Samik Kharel (kp 27/02/2013), Frail, anti-corruption crusader vows to continue fast, by Samik Kharel (kp 28/02/2013), Anti-corruption activist's health worsens as fast-unto-death enters day six (nn 28/02/2013), CIAA asks Bhusal to break anti-graft fast (kp 01/03/2013), Anti-graft strike enters Day 7 (ht 01/03/2013), Govt reaches out to crusaders (kp 02/03/2013), Anti-graft crusader Bhusal ends death fast after govt pledge, by Bhadra Sharma and Samik Kharel (kp 03/03/2013)

Court indicts bank promoter for fraud (kp 15/02/2013)

CTEVT office raided, documents held on anomaly suspicion (kp kp 13/02/2013), CIAA seals Standard Determination Division Office at CTEVT: Action prompted by allegations of financial irregularities in granting of affiliation to nursing and medical colleges (ht 13/02/2013)

Employees ‘misappropriate’ amount, by Ishwori Neupane (kp 10/02/2013)

Dhanusha budget misuse: CIAA quizzes consumer committee representatives, by Shyamsundar Shashi (kp 06/02/2013)

Defence sphere at high graft risk, says TI, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 04/02/2013), 'Nepal defence sector at high risk of corruption' (nn 04/02/2013)

Panels to present graft reports in Maoist closed session, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 03/02/2013)

New policy to recover misused local funds, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 02/02/2013)

DFID launches 'anti-corruption and counter fraud strategy' (nn 01/02/2013)

Touring PM, ministers drain Rs 5m in 8 mths (kp 28/01/2013)

Traders say customs giving hard time after bonus cut, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 28/01/2013)

NOC forms team to investigate bribe scam (ht 18/01/2013) [There must be an independent investigation! Anything else is nonsense!!]

Police accused of ‘extorting’ trucks loaded with buffaloes (kp 15/01/2013)

Graft panel for suspending 62 Maoist leaders (kp 14/01/2013) [Such kind of commission has to be independent! Culprits cannot investigate themselves!!]

SSP Shrestha’s fate hangs in balance, by Ankit Adhikari (kp 13/01/2013)

Head teacher accused of misusing school fund: Locals say he embezzled the money for personal use (ht 13/01/2013)

Apex court convicts former NOC chief of graft (nn 09/01/2013), SC convicts former NOC chief Sharma of corruption (kp 10/01/2013), Ex-NOC chief gets one-year jail for graft (ht 10/01/2013)

The other half: Private sector corruption, by Pranav Bhattarai (rep 08/01/2013)

CAAN appointments in controversy: Disqualified candidates move CIAA, accusing officials of nepotism (ht 04/01/2013)

Penalty elusive for controversial Bir director (kp 03/01/2013)

10 NEA staffers face music for assisting power tariff defaulters (kp 02/01/2013)

Secy effects massive reshuffle at CIAA, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 29/12/2012)

NOC forms team to probe corruption charge (ht 28/12/2012) [There must be an independent probe team!!]

Private perceptions: The private sector’s views on the corruption problem is difficult to gauge, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 27/12/2012)

Elimination of corruption: Wishful thinking, by Surendra R. Devkota (ht 25/12/2012)

Telecom spectrum allocation lawful: CIAA; Anti-graft body’s ruling contradicts PAC decision which had suspected ‘irregularities’ in allocation, by Ramesh Shrestha (kp 25/12/2012), Former PAC members say spectrum controversy will be re-investigated, by Ramesh Shrestha and Bhadra Sharma (kp 26/12/2012)

Corruption charge filed against forest minister (kp 23/12/2012)

NEA staffers seek ‘extra money’ for power connection, by Ashok Thapa (kp 23/12/2012)

Don’t even think about it: Studies have proven that people do not act illegally when they think they are being watched, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 21/12/2012)

NVC recovers bounced cheques from TU body (kp 19/12/2012)

Illegal chicken import: Two under-secys among suspended quarantine officials (kp 17/12/2012)

Foul play: PM has earned infamy by replacing a competent manager by his sister-in-law (kp 14/12/2012)

‘VDC secys embezzle Rs 6.6 m annually’ (ht 10/12/2012)

Ramechhap folk denied social security funds, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 09/12/2012)

Govt efforts to tame corruption ineffective, says PM (nn 09/12/2012), Bhattarai rues graft control failure (ht 10/12/2012)

Crooked ways: The improvement in Nepal’s corruption index is telling of the fact that much more remains to be done, by Shyam K.C. (kp 07/12/2012)

Land encroachment goes unchecked in Dailekh (kp 06/12/2012)

TIA Runway & Helipad Scam: CIAA probe reaching nowhere, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 05/12/2012)

Nepal 139th in global corruption index (nn 05/12/2012), Nepal among most corrupt nations: TI (kp 06/12/2012) [see TI report], Nepal 139th out of 174 countries in Global Corruption Index (ht 06/12/2012)

Apex court rejects Khadka’s appeal (kp 04/12/2012), No review of Khadka case: The ex-minister also not allowed to walk free (ht 04/12/2012)

8 officials suspended for govt funds misuse (kp 03/12/2012)

Local govt representatives’ integrity in question: Four VDC secys of Saptari suspended for gobbling up widows’ funds (ht 03/12/2012), Four VDC secys, division engineers suspended for corruption (nn 03/12/2012)

5 cops caught red-handed taking bribe (kp 02/12/2012), Five traffic cops caught taking bribe (ht 02/12/2012)

12 Dhanusha officialsto face action for graft (kp 01/12/2012)

DoFE officer suspended over bribery charges, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 30/11/2012)

Birgunj sub-metropolis funds misuse: Probe begins, by Shankar Acharya (kp 29/11/2012)

Former joint-secy convicted of graft (kp 28/11/2012), Former joint secy convicted of graft: Sabitri Rajbhandari becomes first woman ex-bureaucrat to get jail term for corruption (ht 28/11/2012)

Another ex-official sent behind bars (kp 24/11/2012)

Spl Court slaps 18-month jail on former secretary (kp 23/11/2012), Former defence secy convicted of graft: Handed down 18-month jail; Slapped with Rs 6.6 million fine (ht 23/11/2012)

Corrupt integrity: Role of integrity in corruption control, by Pranav Bhattarai (rep 22/11/2012)

Ex-minister’s vehicle seized: Auction set to start soon, says district court (ht 19/11/2012)

Schools ‘misuse’ scholarship funds (kp 09/11/2012)

Dealing with dirty money, by Pranav Bhattarai (rep 07/11/2012)

Breaking the vicious cycle: Corruption and development, by Sukhdev Shah (rep 06/11/2012)

Panchthar DEO asked to return misused funds, by Labadev Dhungana (kp 02/11/2012)

Joshi heads CIAA, vows to combat corruption (kp 01/11/2012)

Saptari symptoms: Politicians in collusion with bureaucrats have embezzled billions meant for local development, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 30/10/2012), Donors unite to fight funds misuse, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 09/11/2012)

Bribery thriving in Rolpa DFO: Traders, by Kashiram Dangi (kp 29/10/2012)

CIAA to take up Kumar Belbase bribery scandal, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 27/10/2012)

Corruption in Nepal Police: Off the beaten path, by Pranav Bhattarai (rep 27/10/2012)

Cantonment corruption: Nepal’s peace negotiators have sought an easy and quick access to peace—to buy peace rather than to build it, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 22/10/2012)

SC clips judicial, quasi-judicial powers of PAC: Says parliamentary panels encroaching NAC’s autonomy, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 22/10/2012)

Belbase graft case tip of iceberg: Tape scandal points out a subtle but widespread corruption in bureaucracy, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 21/10/2012)

Minister Belbase caught on tape asking for bribe, by Bhadra Sharma and Roshan Sedhai (kp 20/10/2012), Put in papers: PM to Labour Minister; Belbase's party denies bribery charges (nn 20/10/2012), Minister Belbase resigns
over bribery charges
, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 21/10/2012)

Pokhara sub-metropolis faces graft investigation, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 20/10/2012)

Maoist corruption probe panel misses deadline (nn 19/10/2012) [Corruption has to be checked by an independent institution, not by a panel of the offe nders! This is ridiculous!!]

CIAA to investigate ‘nepotism’ (kp 17/10/2012)

A clear line must be drawn between politics and criminality, interview with Kuber Singh Rana (kp 15/10/2012)

Maoist graft report to be made public on Oct 19 (ht 15/10/2012)

Race for CIAA chief: Banskota likely to pip three others, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 10/10/2012)

Sugar price scam: Consumer forum asks CIAA to probe ‘irregularity’ in Salt Trading, by Ramesh Shrestha (kp 10/10/2012)

PM, 13 ministers yet to furnish property details, by Rudra Pangeni (ht 10/10/2012)

Tanker operators stealing LPG en route to destination, by Bhushan Yadav (kp 10/10/2012)

Khadka’s review petition (kp 09/10/2012)

Malady of misuse at the local level: Bureaucratic path is not the answer, by Mukti Rijal (ht 08/10/2012)

Education Minister’s daughter taking govt vehicle for spin: Using it for personal purpose; Officials complain they don’t have a ride (ht 06/10/2012)

Former secy convicted of graft: Special Court sentences Pokharel to one and a half years in jail, fines Rs 58.5m (kp 05/10/2012), Ex-Home Secy gets 18-month jail: Court imposes Rs 5.8 million fine on Padam Prasad Pokhrel (ht 05/10/2012)

Court convicts former FinMin posthumously, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 04/10/2012), Late ex-minister Sharma convicted: Special Court asks confiscation of Rs 22.7 m from family (ht 04/10/2012)

CIAA moves apex court against Kharel’s acquittal (kp 03/10/2012)

Corruption spree: Government officials vindicate the public claim that corruption has increased manifold, by Udaya R. Wagle (kp 02/10/2012)

Stop facilities for ex-officials: CIAA (ht 02/10/2012)

Barriers to anti-corruption initiative, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 30/09/2012)

Doctors without borders, by Pranav Bhattarai (rep 30/09/2012)

Rotten deals: Peace can be bought in the political markets through the currency called corruption, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 25/09/2012)

Birgunj customs officials involved in fake invoices, by Shiromani Dhungana (ht 24/09/2012)

Probe of graft charge against politicians in final stage: CIAA (ht 24/09/2012)

Corruption charge against Dahal, PM, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 22/09/2012), UML youth move CIAA against Bhattarai, Dahal: Accuse Maoist leaders of embezzling billions (ht 22/09/2012)

Keeping it dark: Climate aid expenses are mandatorily made transparent to the donors while they remain unavailable for the taxpayers, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 21/09/2012)

Ungodly practice at god’s abode! PADT shows unconvincing records of Pashupati income for Teej day (ht 20/09/2012)

Social security fund to be monitored (ht 20/09/2012)

Rautahat VDC secys under CIAA scanner, by Shiva Puri (kp 20/09/2012)

Open corruption flouting all norms: Deadly politician-criminal nexus, by Gyan Basnet (ht 17/09/2012)

Deforestation in Dandeldhura: CIAA drags 196 to court, seeks Rs 43m from them, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 17/09/2012)

CIAA ‘pursuing’ charges of corruption in cantonments (kp 17/09/2012)

CIAA to investigate graft in Maoist cantonments: It’s waiting for reports of two UCPN-M panels (ht 05/09/2012)

Probe on arms purchase begins: ‘Nepal Police bought at inflated prices’ (ht 05/09/2012)

Record corruption cases in 2011-12, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 03/09/2012)

Top cops under CIAA scanner for graft: Anti-graft body launches investigation into property details of DIG Singh and SSP Chand, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 01/09/2012)

Ex-joint secy gets 15-month sentence (kp 29/08/2012), Ex-bureaucrat convicted of graft SC slaps 15-month jail term, Rs 12 million fine (ht 29/08/2012)

UCPN (Maoist) district leader admits taking ‘donations’ from contractors involved in construction of international airport in Pokhara (nn 28/08/2012)

Govt suspends 18 officials for misusing funds, by Bhadra Sharma and Shyamsundar Sashi (kp 27/08/2012)

Dishonesty to cost 21 officials dear (kp 24/08/2012)

Black property: Illegally amassed wealth of politicians needs investigating (kp 24/08/2012), Confessions of a politician: Despite being a politician writing on politics, Prakash Chandra Lohani’s book is not all subjective and filled with political rhetoric, by Aditya Man Shrestha (kp 24/08/2012)

Licence to loot: In the absence of local governance, Dipsung VDC in Khotang has become a hotbed for corruption, by Saindra Rai (nt 24/08/2012)

Corrupt(ion) Verdicts, by Narayan Manandhar (tg 22/08/2012)

Who’s next? A strong CIAA means many powerful politicians in jail. That’s why the anti-graft body is weak, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 22/08/2012)

Metro police stations sans phones following ‘misuse’, by Ankit Adhikari (kp 21/08/2012)

CIAA likely to be more ineffective after secretary’s retirement: Govt not botheredto fill vacancies at anti-graft body (ht 21/08/2012)

JCFL's Gupta convicted of corruption; sent to prison for 4 yrs (nn 17/08/2012)

Catch ‘em all: Khadka’s conviction must have sent shivers down the spines of many ministers, past and present, by Shyam K.C. (kp 17/08/2012)

The larger picture: Recent conviction aside, major anti-corruption efforts have halted (kp 15/08/2012)

SC slaps NC leader Khadka 18 months jail sentence; Rs. 9.5 m penalty for corruption (nn 14/08/2012), Khadka's supporters take to streets against SC verdict (nn 14/08/2012), Former minister Khadka convicted of graft: SC sentences him to 18 months in prison; Slaps Rs 9.47 million fine, by Pranab Kharel (kp 15/08/2012), SC verdict draws widespread applause, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 15/08/2012), Will give in, says convicted Khadka (kp 16/08/2012), NC leader Khadka makes political charged statement as he goes to jail (nn 22/08/2012) [You would lose future elections either! NC politicians currently don't need others to make themselves ineligible!], Khadka
submits self, sent to prison
, by Pranab Kharel (kp 23/08/2012), NC leaders for probing judicial graft (kp 25/08/2012)

Lost in transit: Funds allocated for marginalised groups should reach them in full (kp 07/07/2012)

Graft-plagued districts in focus Govt assessing their performance (ht 05/08/2012)

‘Sthapit siphoned off Rs 38.5m’ (kp 01/08/2012)

CIAA grills NAC chief (kp 01/08/2012)

Final verdict on graft case against former minister Khadka on Aug 14 (nn 31/07/2012), Khadka case final hearing on August 14 (kp 01/08/2012)

SC stays ordinance on state facilities to VVIPs (nn 31/07/2012), SC stays govt move to provide state facilities to former VIPs (kp 01/08/2012), SC stays state facilities to ex-VIPs again, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 01/08/2012), No country for luxury: VIPs should consider what they’ve given before extracting benefits (kp 02/08/2012) [!!!], Former PM Chand also returns state-owned vehicle (nn 02/08/2012), Two former PMs, ten CJs yet to return govt vehicles (nn 03/08/2012)

As pressure mounts, Nepal, Poudel hand back vehicles to govt (kp 27/07/2012), YAN warns to confiscate state-owned vehicle used by VIPs (nn 28/07/2012), More bigwigs buckle under pressure (kp 30/07/2012)

Cast a wider net: CIAA needs mandate to investigate the Army, private sector, (I)NGOs, parties and the judiciary (kp 27/07/2012)

Govt in bid to fight cancer of corruption, by Prakash Acharya (kp 24/07/2012)

Army corruption to come under CIAA ambit, by Kiran Chapagain (rep 24/07/2012)

Govt proposes extradition and legal assistance treaties to combat corruption, by Kiran Chapagain (rep 23/07/2012)

Head teachers charged with corruption (kp 20/07/2012)

Ex-envoys flouting rules, yet to returnred passports: Most of them were political appointees, say officials (ht 18/07/2012)

Govt announces big perks for VIPs (rep 18/07/2012), Ex PMs, Home Ministers, CJs and Speakers to get lifelong state largesse (nn 18/07/2012), SC moved over ordinance (kp 27/07/2012)

Ethics in business: Role of corporate governance, by Pranav Bhattarai (rep 14/07/2012)

Corruption And Water Resources, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn 14/07/2012)

50 projects under NVC scanner (ht 13/07/2012)

Corruption in ongoing development works in Dailekh (nn 11/07/2012)

Ex-minister Khadka’s hearing put off again (ht 03/07/2012)

Cabinet panel okays anti-graft action plan (kp 03/07/2012)

69 ex-MPs yet to part with red passports (ht 30/06/2012)

Urgent Reforms, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn 30/06/2012)

SC convicts ex-customschief of corruption: Slaps nine-month sentence, fines Rs 3.2 million, confiscates property (ht 28/06/2012)

Pumps widely divert cheaper diesel to industries, by Ajit Tiwari (rep 17/06/2012)

Ex-MPs yet to return red passports: 231 former CA members haven’t complied with NVC fiat, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 15/06/2012)

Poverty Fund charters helicopters, by Rudra Khadka (rep 13/06/2012)

Special Court starts hearing on Joshi graft case (nn 11/06/2012), Hearing on Joshi corruption case (ht 12/06/2012), Hearing on graft case put off (ht 21/06/2012), Final hearing on Joshi case on July 25 (kp 22/06/2012)

3 big parties accused of pocketing dev fund, by Krishna Acharya (kp 07/06/2012)

11 ex-MPs fail to return vehicles (ht 04/06/2012), CIAA says get vehicles back from ex-MPS: Directs authorities to do the needful at the earliest (ht 06/06/2012)

CIAA halts ex-lawmakers’ last perks (kp 01/06/2012)

CIAA revokes Dhungel's appointment (rep 25/05/2012)

Official convicted of amassing property illegally (kp 23/05/2012)

Court summons CA on Gupta’s membership (ht 23/05/2012)

Corrupt’s choice: Transport, land and immigration offices, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 22/05/2012)

Private Sector And Corruption, by Anirudra Neupane (rn 21/05/2012)

Revenue chief gets six months in jail for graft (ht 17/05/2012)

Vicious cycle: Corruption during transition, by Anuj Mishra (rep 16/05/2012)

Comprehensive anti-graft action plan on anvil: To be tabled in Cabinet soon for approval (kp 16/05/2012)

CIAA stops export of betel nuts (kp 15/05/2012)

Holes in Education Ministry account book: Rs 20 billion unaccounted for; PAC sub-panel seeks action (ht 15/05/2012)

Shake it up: Restructuring CIAA, by Pranav Bhattarai (rep 12/05/2012), Whither We Go?, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn 13/05/2012)

Former LDO, engineer sent in judicial custody (kp 05/05/2012)

Ex-minister for culture held on fraud charge (ht 05/05/2012), Former minister Prasai accused of selling land using fake papers (kp 06/05/2012)

Report shows how judge, attorney got sacked, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 05/05/2012)

CIAA drags 41 officials to court, by Bhadra Sharma and Laxmi Sah (kp 01/05/2012)

CIAA scrutiny of Cabinet decisions must for controlling policy-level corruption, by Kamal Raj Sigdel (kp 01/05/2012)

Misappropriation thrives in unrepresented local bodies (kp 01/05/2012)

Political Transparency, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn 28/04/2012)

CIAA directs ministries not to transfer funds to politicians’ pet projects (kp 27/04/2012)

CIAA tells govt not to misuse budget (ht 27/04/2012)

CIAA summons KMC chief Adhikari (kp 27/04/2012)

Top traffic cop slams 'smear campaign' (rep 26/04/2012), Am squeaky clean, says traffic DIG (kp 26/04/2012), DIG Rai challenges all to prove he’s at fault (ht 26/04/2012)

CIAA delves into misuse of PLA funds (ht 26/04/2012)

Stop fund transfer, dole-outs, PAC tells govt (rep 25/04/2012)

SC upholds Special Court decision (kp 25/04/2012)

Gupta seeks to attend CA meet (kpo 25/04/2012)

Forms Of Corruption, by Pranav Battarai (rn 21/04/2012)

NHRC members seek CIAA help: File corruption chargeagainst two colleagues, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 21/04/2012)

Ex-Prez, PMs to get quarters, staff (rep 19/04/2012) [This is only practicable if you don't change the government every few months as it is tradition in Nepal! Else, it is a form of corruption!!]

Corruption watch: The anti-graft body CIAA requires some transformations to fight corruption (kp 19/04/2012)

CIAA appointment: Supreme Court asks govt to allow Baral to assume office (kp 19/04/2012)

Army, parties may come under CIAA watchlist, by Anil Giri (kp 18/04/2012)

Judge quits to escape JC probe: Sharma’s verdict on ex-minister Gupta was questioned, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 18/04/2012)

MoAC secy under scanner: Chaudhary had gone abroad without PMO’s prior approval (kp 15/04/2012)

No red herring: Corruption in security sector, by Pranav Bhattarai (rep 15/04/2012)

Wagle to get jail waiver (kp 12/04/2012)

Sudan scam: Special Court finds ‘serious lapses’ in CIAA investigation, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 11/04/2012), Home Ministry turned blind eye (ht 11/04/2012)

CIAA to probe clean-up drive (kp 11/04/2012)

Magar does it again, by Samiksha Koirala (rep 10/04/2012), Minister Magar seek clarification from TIA, NAC officials for 'leaking information' (rep 11/04/2012)

NB Insurance embezzles Rs 58m of public funds, by Rupak D. Sharma (rep 10/04/2012)

Convicted ex-IGPs still enjoying state facilities, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 09/04/2012)

Challenges Of Anti-Corruption Battle, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn 07/04/2012)

Man in the mirror: When Madhav Nepal speaks of corruption, he should know that those who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones, by Shyam K.C. (kp 06/04/2012)

SC seeks treasury dole-out details: Wants names of recipients of govt largesse since 2006-07 (ht 06/04/2012)

Special Court acquits former IGP Kharel, again, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 05/04/2012)

Special Court convicts ex-IGP Bohora of corruption; slaps 18 months jail sentence (nn 03/04/2012), Bohara convicted of corruption, slapped jail term, Rs 2.68m fine, by Sundar Khanal (rep 04/04/2012), Former police chief Bohara sent to jail on graft charge (kp 04/04/2012), 18-month jail term for former IGP Bohara, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 04/04/2012)

Terrible follies: Prime Minister and corruption, by Pranav Bhattarai (rep 31/03/2012)

Frequent fliers: That it requires a sojourn abroad to have any meaningful discussion among politicians is viewed with suspicion by many here in Nepal, by Deepak Thapa (kp 29/03/2012)

Spl court sends IRD officer to jail, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 28/03/2012)

CIAA tightens net around DG Yadav, by Samik Kharel (kp 27/03/2012)

Government suspends TEPC chief Shrestha (kp 27/03/2012)

Officer faces CIAA corruption charge (kp 26/(03/2012)

Graft cases put on SC backburner: Panel’s recommendations for speeding up verdict being ignored (ht 23/03/2012)

SC yet to clear 340 corruption cases, by Pranab Kharel (kp 21/03/2012)

Prison is no deterrent: The only thing corrupt people are afraid of is losing their illegally-amassed wealth, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 21/03/2012)

Corruption and democracy: Any relation?, by Birendra P. Mishra (ht 21/034/2012)

CIAA seeks Pokhara airport details, by Samiksha Koirala (rep 20/03/2012), Pokhara airport MoU signed before calling construction bid (rep 22/03/2012)

Dig Deeper And Further, by Shyam K.C. (rn 20/03/2012)

Frugal PM gives Rs 20m for Maoist Everest bid, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 17/03/2012), Condemnation mounts as govt gives Rs 20m to Dahal son’s Everest team (kp 17/03/2012), Dahal son’s Everest team to get crores: Govt draws flak for doling out money; NC, UML youth wings warn of protests (ht 17/03/2012), Misspending Of State Coffers (rn 18/03/2012), Country outraged by ‘birth of new princelings’; Students to govt: Rescind move in 24 hrs, by Binod Ghimire (kp 18/03/2012), Prakash's team shuns govt aid (rep 19/03/2012), Maoist ‘princeling’ bows to public pressure, rejects state money (kp  19/03/2012), The Prakash Dahal scam, by Shrochis Karki (rep 20/03/2012)

CIAA summons state minister Laxman Mahato (rep 16/03/2012), State minister grilled for ‘graft’, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 17/03/2012)

Leaders, officials on the take: Complaint, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 14/03/2012)

A Flickering Hope, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn 10/03/2012)

Domino effect: Progress on graft, by Pranav Bhattarai (rep 06/03/2012)

Minister Datta aids illegal betel nut export to India, by Bhoj Raj Poudel (rep 05/03/2012)

Under-secy held on Rs 40m graft charge (kp 05/03/2012), Corruption-accused under secy of Foreign Employment Promotion Board sent to judicial custody (nn 06/03/2012)

Govt staff accused of illegal land sale, by Manoj Basnet (kp 04/03/2012)

Hushed up, CIAA letter to SC on ex-registrar probe, by Kamal Raj Sigdel and Bhadra Sharma (kp 03/03/2012)

Missing NAC aircraft wheels found at New Delhi airport (kp 02/03/2012)

Minister's aide caught taking bribe (rep 29/02/2012), State Minister Mahato’s personal assistant caught taking bribe, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 01/03/2012), Minister’s aide held for graft: Caught red-handed with Rs 50,000 bribe (ht 01/03/2012), Forest state minister under CIAA scanner (rep 02/03/2012), Phone conversation shows minister's role in bribery (rep 03/03/2012)

Out on a limb: Nepal's forests are threatened by politicians protecting illegal loggers and corrupt forest officials, by Dewan Rai (nt 24/02/2012)

On a roll: Surpeme Court should continue on its march against the corrupt (kp 23/02/2012)

JP Gupta jailed for graft, fined Rs 8.4m, by Kiran Chapagain (rep 22/02/2012), MPRF-R laments SC verdict on Gupta, by Gani Ansari (rep 22/02/2012), Apex court sends corrupt sitting minister to jail: JP Gupta pleads guilty, but says verdict ‘intended to sabotage’ struggle for Madhesi rights, by Pranab Kharel (kp 22/02/2012), Spl Court judge who acquitted Gupta was mired in controversy, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 22/02/2012), Minister Gupta convicted for graft: First incumbent Cabinet member to be jailed; Gets 18-month term, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 22/02/2012), Madhesi leader who switched many parties (ht 22/02/2012), Dilli Bazaar jail now home to three ex-ministers (ht 22/02/2012), Corruption convict Gupta suspended from party (nn 22/02/2012), Special Court judges who acquitted Gupta set to face action (nn 22/02/2012), Gupta's indictment (rep 23/02/2012), JP Gupta stripped of CA membership (ht 24/02/2012), Gupta’s party to seek SC verdict review (kp 26/02/2012) [???]

Authorities clueless about status of CDCs, by Manoj Poudel (kp 22/02/2012)

IC misappropriation through fake customs documents: Bankers threaten halt to IC transactions, by Milan Mani Sharma (rep 22/02/2012), DRI vows to take action against banks (rep 24/02/2012)

State-owned firm selling pilfered fertilizer packages, by Khilanath Dhakal (rep 22/02/2012)

Transparent money: Growing levels of corruption, criminalisation of politics, widespread impunity and decreasing accountability shows us the importance of controlling money in politics, by Seira Tamang (kp 21/02/2012)

Irregularity slur on Sajha chairperson (kp 18/02/2012)

Making them bare it all: Money is not everything, but following it reveals a lot about the way our public institutions function, by Anil Bhattarai (kp 12/02/2012)

Sudan scam: 3 ex-police chiefs get 2 yrs in jail, 31 officers cleared, by Kiran Chapagain (rep 14/02/2012), Sudan scam: 5 convicted, 31 get clean chit: Special Court sends 3 former police chiefs, two suppliers to slammer, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 14/02/2012), Swift courts: The first verdict on Sudan Scam is welcome change (kp 15/02/2012)

Legalizing corruption: Nothing to lose, by Sukhdev Shah (rep 14/02/2012)

CIAA probes ministers’ property, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 08/02/2012)

CIAA probe confirms massive deforestation in Far-West, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 07/02/2012)

NAC suspends 16 employees (ht 06/02/2012)

CIAA case against two engineers (kp 04/02/2012)

Lights, camera, action! The PM’s action plans may have the best of intentions, but they are not sufficient to curb corruption, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 02/02/2012)

Forest officers suspended for 'timber smuggling', by Gajendra Bohara (rep 01/02/2012)

Wrong diagnosis, by Mukesh Khanal (rep 30/01/2012)

Missing NAC aircraft parts: Probe seeks action against 26 officials (kp 30/01/2012)

Migrant workers greasing TIA officials’ palms, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 30/01/2012)

Reduction in bribery cases? Legalizing corruption!, by Sukhdev Shah (ht 30/03/2012)

Guidelines on fund distribution lands NPC in hot water (rep 28/01/2012)

Corruption case filed against health minister, by Manish Gautam (kp 28/01/2012)

CIAA says helipad crumbled due to poor construction (kp 28/01/2012)

Political Party Finance: A Source Of Corruption: Party politics in Nepal have for long been bounded by intense competition power, by Tanka Raj Niraula (sp 27/01/2012)

40 Jumlis bring corruption case to centre: Say contractors, officials misused Rs 500,000 irrigation budget, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 26/01/2012), Jumla calling: Local corruption cases shouldn’t have to make it to the centre (kp 27/01/2012), Succour to 16 ‘stranded’ Jumla locals (kp 10/02/2012)

CIAA finds no foul play, gives clean-chit to NT plans (rep 22/01/2012)

Civil Society And Anti-Corruption-II, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn 21/01/2012)

Fall from grace, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 21/01/2012)

Sudan scam: CIAA all set to file ‘supplement case’, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 18/01/2012)

CIAA stops selection process of NEA head (rep 17/01/2012)

Irregularities least at MoHP (ht 17/01/2012)

Top officials misusing road funds, says probe (kp 16/01/2012)

Local level corruption: Finally, some hope, by Pranav Bhattarai (rep 14/01/2012)

Cop suspended for accepting bribe (kp 14/01/2012)

Give up dual facilities, CIAA tells minister (rep 13/01/2012), Minister’s facilities blocked (kp 13/01/2012)

WFP food ‘sold’; CIAA orders ignored, by Khagendra Awasthi (kp 12/01/2012)

PAC grills NA, Defence officials: Army denies irregularity allegations (kp 12/01/2012)

PAC refers frequency licensing scam to CIAA (rep 10/01/2012)

One Bold Step Towards Order At The Bottom, by Prem Khatry (rn 10/01/2012)

Parliamentary committee directs govt to 'bring back' military antiques auctioned off to US company (nn 10/01/2012)

Reopen Joshi case: SC to Special Court (rep 09/01/2012), SC redirects Joshi case to Spl Court, by Pranab Kharel (kp 09/01/2012)

CIAA halts APF recruitment, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 09/01/2012), Irregularities in APF selection test: Directive from headquarters led to indefinite postponement of results (ht 09/01/2012)

Corruption watch (kp 09/01/2012)

PAC subcommittee recommends CIAA probe in license, frequency allocation, by Samiksha Koirala (rep 09/01/2012)

CIAA team monitors Dadeldhura forest To probe tree felling case (ht 08/01/2012)

Polymer note printing scam: Pande duo face CIAA probe, by Rupak D. Sharma (rep 07/01/2012)

Corruption In Security Sector, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn 07/01/2012)

TU funds misuse on CIAA radar, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 05/01/2012)

Curbing corruption (kp 05/01/2012)

Special Court begins final hearing on Sudan scam (kp 04/01/2012)

House panel to probe military antiques sale (kp 04/01/2012)

Tainted former chief credit officer of MNDB traceless for two weeks, by Manoj Adhikari (rep 03/01/2012)

Ex-PM aide won’t part with car (ht 03/01/2012)

Corruption and political parties: The rot within, by Pranav Bhattarai (rep 01/01/2012)

Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA)

Transparency International - Nepal (TI-Nepal)

Transparency International Nepal. National Integrity System Assessment – Nepal 2014. Kathmandu

Statement on the CIAA and reports on investigation of Social Science Baha (SSB) and Alliance for Social Dialogue (ASD) (BNAC 01/10/2016)

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