The by-election’s Code of Conduct enforced from 10 April (inclusive of the Code of Conduct).

For the upcoming by-elections scheduled for April 27, 2024, the Election Code of Conduct has been enforced across the districts of Ilam and Bajhang. The Election Commission has announced the implementation of independent, impartial, and fear-free environment for the upcoming by-elections in Province Assembly Election Area Number 2 for Ilam…

April 10, 2024  
Sentenced to Five Years Imprisonment for Inhumane Treatment Related to Alleged Witchcraft

The Court sentenced Chedi Sada, 54, and his son Srichan Sada, 31, to imprisonment and imposed a them fine on March 29 for beating and subjecting 42-year-old Hiradevi Amaat of Mahadeva Rural Municipality-5 to inhumane treatment, accusing her of a witch. The bench of the District Judge Tilak Bahadur Karki…

April 2, 2024  
Accused of Statutory Rape Arrested

Police arrested 20-year-old Suman Patel of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-10 on March 30, 2024 for the charge of raping a 13-year-old girl. A complaint was filed against the accused at the District Police Office on 22 February alleging that he had raped the victim on 16 February. DSP Shriram Bhandari of…

April 1, 2024  
Placement of Exam Center in an Unfavorable Location Created Difficulties to Students.

The students studying in Galchi Rural Municipality expressed their dissatisfaction with the location of the examination center, stating that it has caused difficulties for them to reach the center. INSEC representative was told that 22 students of Shree Balkumari Basic School ,Galchi Rural Municipality-8 were distressed to reach their exam…

March 27, 2024  
Sentenced to Life Imprisonment For Crime of Rape

The District Court sentenced 18-year-old Madan Mijar of Panchkanya Rural Municipality-2 to life imprisonment for the crime of raping a seven-year-old girl. The Bench of District Court Judge Subhash Babu Puri on 18 March sentenced the accused to life time imprisonment along with a fine of Rs 7,00,000 as per…

March 20, 2024  
Demise of INSEC Rukum East District Representative in an Accident, INSEC Expresses Heartfelt Condolence

INSEC  expressed its condolences on the demise of Bikram Pariyar, District Representative of INSEC Rukum East through a statement on 19 March. Pariyar lost his life in a bus accident on the evening of March 18 in Nisikhola Rural Municipality of Baglung. In a statement signed by Dr. Kundan Aryal,…

March 19, 2024  
Fire Destroys Study Materials, Disrupting Educational Activities of Children

The fire in Ramechhap Municipality-9, Ratatar, destroyed study materials of students, leading to difficulties in their education. The fire destroyed 13 households, sheds and other properties on March 14, 2024. As a result, children are currently unable to prepare for their examinations as all their study materials including school uniforms…

March 19, 2024  
Unknown Party Blasts Cooker Bomb at Nepal Telecom Tower in Sindhuli

A cooker bomb was detonated on the tower of Nepal Telecom in Sunkoshi Rural Municipality-1 Dumja by an unknown party on March 16. The blast targeting the Nepal Telecom Tower in Dumja BP Park caused minor damage to the windows of the building. DSP Chiranjibi Dahal, District Police Office, Sindhuli,…

March 15, 2024  
Accused of Sexual Abuse Arressted

Police arrested a 13-year-old boy on March 8, 2024 on the charge of sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl. Rajkumar Shrestha, DSP of District Police Office Dhulikhel, said that the aggrieved party filed a complaint against the boy on 7 March at District Police Office Dhulikhel, alleging that he sexually abused…

March 10, 2024  
Emphasis on Enhancing Access to Resources in Empowering Women

An interaction program celebrating the 114th International Women’s day with the  coordination of INSEC and the National Human Rights Commission  was held on the eve of International Women's Day in Lalitpur on 7 march.  During the program, the participants emphasized that women's access to resources should be increased to reduce the incidence of violence…

March 8, 2024