Few weeks back, Deuba was pulled in to controversy of the Appointment of Inspector General of Police (IGP) where he was blamed for promoting Nepotism and favoritism for Jaya Bahadur Chand for the position of AIG instead of Nawaraj Silwal. The controversy went with Sher Bahadur Deuba promoting Jaya Bahadur Chand who is from his region far western. According to sources and media Sher Bahadur Deuba allegedly pressured the Nepal Government for the appoint of Jaya Bahadur chand to the position as Chand is from the same Region instead of merit list which was topped by Nawaraj Silwal. The case is under supervision of supreme court.
Deuba was made the Prime Minister of position of Nepal from 1995 to 1997, from 2001 to 2002, and from 2004 to 2005. In 2002 he was coup d'etat by King Gyanendra and was removed from the Prime minister position on lack of governance issues.