Stories Tagged 'Citizenship'
A 19-year-old woman in Saptari has been hospitalised after sustaining serious injuries in an incident of domestic violence.
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Saptari police are investigating into a fake citizenship racket after three Indian nationals were caught with fake citizenship documents.
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Out of the 3,133 people at the Susta rural municipality in Parasi of Province 5, only 256 own a citizenship document, depriving the majority of Susta residents of state facilities.
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As Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa tabled in Parliament the bill to amend the Citizenship Act-2006 for ensuring citizenship in the mother’s name, lawmakers from the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) were working on a draft amendment proposal on Monday claiming that the new measures would make citizenship from mother more difficult.
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An estimated 5.4 million individuals (24 percent of the population age 16 and over) lack citizenship in Nepal compelling them to experience discrimination in employment, education property ownership and even in receiving disaster relief, says a human rights report.
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District Administration Office, Bardiya, has recommended that the Ministry of Home Affairs take action against 450 people who acquired Nepali citizenship by providing false details.
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