The Supreme Court today directed the government to review its ‘discriminatory provision’ in rela
The Corruption Perceptions Index 2013 serves as a reminder that the abuse of power, secret dealings and bribery continue to ravage societies around the world.
The Index scores 177 c
KATHMANDU: The Supreme Court today rescheduled the final hearing on the constitutionality of the Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi-led government for August 1.
The 10-member bench, comprisin
KATHMANDU: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority has initiated action against two dozen officials of the government-owned corporations for indulging in corruption. The action come
The Supreme Court formed a nine member special bench headed by Acting Chief Justice Damodar Sharma for the hearing on two separate petition filed by Bharat Jangam(Chaiperson of AMN) and Om Prakash Ary
Although the notion of corruption has many interpretations, Anticorruption Movement Nepal is mainly concerned with public corruption : we define corrupt people as civil servants or elected representatives of the people who distort the institutions in order to take illegal advantage, for themselves or their relatives, of their functions or social status by cheating the society and the country. Corruption is not a country-specific problem. All the countries in the world suffer from various degrees of corruption, and are trying to control it through their own means. In developed countries, the incidence of corruption is minimal, whereas in developing countries its effect is widespread.
Countries such as Nepal are suffering acutely from this problem. Indeed, corruption diverts resources that were intended for infrastructure and social welfare : if we ignore such a critical issue, all our developmental efforts will be halted, and except for a small group of opportunists, the country as a whole will suffer. Not only does corruption invite poverty, but it also spreads anarchy in politics, which endangers democracy and even the security of