Vote Counting Postponed in Manahari Rural Municipality Until Further Notice

The vote counting at Manahari Rural Municipality-9 has been postponed until further notice due to dispute during the counting. The dispute was caused on May 18 after the staffs were accused of not covering the ballot boxes with a plain cloth. A statement issued by Manahari Rural Municipality’s Election Officer…

May 18, 2022  
Staff Deployed in Polling Centres with Necessary Materials

Staff have been deployed at the designated polling stations after receiving the election materials required for the local level election to be held on May 13, 2022. The staff have received the appointment letter from the office of the Chief Election Officer and had received necessary materials like the ballot…

May 9, 2022  
Protest and Vandalization Against Teachers Accused of Sexual Abuse

Students of Janata Secondary School of Faparbari in Bagmati Rural Municipality-8 have staged a protest and sabotaged the school on April 5, 2022, asking to take action against the three teachers accused of sexually abusing the students. The students have accused the teachers named Rudra Bahadur BK, Hem Bahadur BK…

April 6, 2022  
Court Orders 18 Years of Imprisonment to the Guilty of Rape

The District Court of Makwanpur ordered the imprisonment of 18 years to Bimal Lama, 39, of Hetauda Sub-Metropolitan-11 for raping a 12-year-old girl. The verdict was given by the single bench of Judge Dilli Ratna Shrestha. The court also ordered the guilty to deposit NPR. 100,000 as compensation to the…

March 27, 2022  
Guardians Demand Action Against the Teacher Accused of Beating

The guardians and student union have demanded action against Yogbahadur Rai, 37, a teacher accused of beating and injuring Sagar Thing, 14, a student of Budhha Secondary School located at Bakaiya Rural Municipality-3. A press statement was released by All Nepal National Free Students Union on January 9, 2022 and…

January 9, 2022  
Budget of Bagmati: Two Billion Allocated for Vaccination

The Bagmati province government has allocated Rs 2 billion for the purchase of vaccine against COVID-19 for the coming fiscal year. Kailash Prasad Dhungel, Minister for Economic Affairs and Planning informed that the amount was allocated on behalf of the government in the provincial assembly. The provincial government has allocated…

June 15, 2021  
By-Election: Voting Begins for National Assembly Members

Voting has started at Bhutan Devi Secondary School in Hetauda, the capital of Bagmati Province, on the morning of May 20 in the by-election for the vacant National Assembly member. According to the Election Commission, the polling program will continue till 3 pm. Provision has been made for voting in…

May 20, 2021  
National Assembly By-Election: Separate Polling Booth for COVID Infected

A separate polling booth has been provided for Covid infected voters in the by-election to the vacant post of National Assembly member from Bagmati. According to the Election Commission's Bagmati Provincial Office, three separate polling booths have been set up for the election to be held at Bhutan Devi Secondary…

May 20, 2021  
Role of Organizations is Important to Achieve the Goals of the Province: Minister Mahato

Minister for Women, Children, and Senior Citizens Julee Kumari Mahato said that the role of the organization would be important for achieving the development goals set by the state. Speaking at a dialogue program organized by the Social Welfare Council and NGO Federation of Nepal Bagmati Province in Hetauda on…

April 20, 2021  
Use of Force by Security Personnel in Peaceful Demonstrations: Amnesty International

Amnesty International has released a report on the use of force by Nepal's security personnel in peaceful demonstrations. Amnesty International has released a report on April 7, 2021, stating that security forces have used force to disperse and detain protesters and human rights activists during peaceful protests. Amnesty also said…

April 8, 2021