Father of Dalit youth who died in police custody claims he was forced to change complaint at the behest of a local leader
The father of the deceased was promised monetary compensation and martyrdom for his son if he agreed to receive his body and change his statement.
Police arrest another suspect of Rautahat brick kiln massacre
Badri Sahani, 55, of Simraungadh Municipality-4 in Bara district was arrested near the Nepal-India border on Friday evening.
Construction of railway tracks delayed due to forest clearance issue
The Mechi-Mahakali Railway that passes through Rautahat is yet to receive clearance from Ministry of Forest and Environment for tree felling.
Complaint filed against six police personnel for in-custody torture and death of Dalit youth
The father of the deceased filed the complaint with the Office of District Attorney on Wednesday seeking investigation into the case.
Two former lawmakers stage indefinite hunger strike demanding justice for Dalit youth who died in custody
The struggle committee warns of continuous demonstrations unless their demands are addressed.
Police arrest two suspects in connection with Rautahat priest's killing
The Rautahat District Court has remanded the detainees in custody for 10 days for investigation.
Three police officers suspended over custody death of Dalit youth in Rautahat
All three police personnel have been suspended for six months starting Monday pending further investigation.
Demonstrations continue over custody death of Dalit youth in Rautahat
Family members of Bijay Kumar have refused to accept the probe committee formed by the Home Ministry.
Perpetrators who shot dead Rautahat temple priest remain at large
Police say the suspected shooters are hiding in India as protesters demand they are brought to justice.
Locals in Rautahat protest the death of youth arrested on murder charge
The family of the deceased has accused the police of torture while the police have claimed that the detainee died due to prior illness.
Security personnel injured in Rautahat border clash
Around 200 Indian nationals attacked the security personnel and attempted to snatch away weapons after the Armed Police Force personnel stopped two Indian women from entering Nepal.
Locals still cross Lalbakaiya river in Tikuliya Ghat by boat
A boat capsized by hitting the pillar of the under-construction bridge and killed five people two years ago but the under-construction bridge has not been completed yet.
Heavy rains inundate sections of East-West Highway
Vehicular movement was halted for sometime on Friday morning due to the inundation.
Poor management continues to afflict people quarantined in Tarai districts
Health workers hardly visit those centres and the infected people in the isolation wards are not getting any medical attention, they say.
Frustration grows in quarantine centres as corona test results delayed
While some people have resorted to protests, others have clashed with police demanding that their test results be made available at the earliest.