KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana retired on Tuesday due to the age limit of 65 years, nine months after he was suspended from the post. The impeachment motion against him could neither be endorsed by parliament nor could he get a clean chit.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Suspended Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JBR retired from his post on Tuesday even as the impeachment motion filed against him in parliament remains yet to be concluded.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Former Chief Justice Kalyan Shrestha has said that parliament should not enact laws without adequate discussion.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: The Supreme Court has constituted a constitutional bench to hear the writ petition against the lifting of suspension of Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra SJB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Legal practitioners staged a sit-in at the main gate of the Supreme Court on Wednesday after the Parliament Secretariat issued a letter to suspended Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana stating that the impeachment motion against him was no longer relevant as the term of the parliament has expired.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The first-round interrogation of the suspended Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has concluded.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The suspended Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana on Wednesday furnished his statement before the Impeachment Recommendation Committee of the federal parliament. Suspended CJ Rana will be quizzed on Thursday as well as the recording of his statement Wednesday could not be completed.

KATHMANDU, August 26: The Impeachment Recommendation Committee has published a public notice demanding evidence, documents and information to be provided to the committee regarding the allegations against the suspended Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana.

KATHMANDU, August 24: The Impeachment Recommendation Committee of the House of Representatives will question suspended Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra SJB Rana on August 31.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, has taken a strong exception to the move of ruling alliance to register an impeachment motion against Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Chairman of the main opposition party, CPN-UML, KP Oli has hinted that his party is not in favor of impeaching Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The Professional Alliance for Peace and Democracy (PAPAD) has announced its participation in the ‘Baluwatar justice march’, demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The Nepal Bar Association (NBA) is going to organize a march from the Supreme Court to the Prime Minister’s Residence in Baluwatar.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Nepal Bar Association is going to hand over a memorandum to the Speaker and top leaders of all major political parties demanding removal of Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The stand off seen at the Supreme Court is heading towards the resolution as agitating lawyers and Supreme Court justices are close to consensus to schedule cases through lottery system.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Police have used force to disperse lawyers protesting against Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Rana has scheduled nine benches for Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Four judges, who had not attended the hearing for three weeks demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana, resumed their work on  Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Agitating lawyers have continued their sit-in protest in the premises of Supreme Court on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has assigned benches to hear all kinds of cases including habeas corpus.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The Nepal Bar Association (NBA) staged a sit-in at the main gate of the Supreme Court on Sunday. The agitating lawyers staged a sit-in at the Supreme Court premises from 10 AM to 11:30 AM on Sunday demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Agitating lawyers are preparing to stop Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Rana from entering the Supreme Court on Sunday as well.

As the tussle between the NBA and chief of the judiciary continues for weeks, ordinary people who wait for justice for years, if not decades, are left in the lurch and their hope to get justice is fast fading away. Such a situation must end.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Lawyers continued with their protests on the premises of Nepal Bar Association (NBA), demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The agitating Nepal Bar Association (NBA) has demanded the resignation of the Chief Justice and urged the Prime Minister and political parties to take appropriate steps.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The agitating lawyers have announced to continue their protest unless Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana steps down from his post.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Lawyers affiliated to the Nepal Bar Association (NBA) have continued their protest for the third consecutive day on Tuesday demanding resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Nepal Bar Association—the umbrella organization of lawyers across the country—has served a five-day ultimatum to Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana to tender resignation from the post.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: People from various walks of life staged a demonstration at Maitighar Mandala in the capital  on Thursday,  demanding an end to all kinds of interventions in the independent judiciary.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Hearings on the cases under the single bench of Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana took place at the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Other justices, however, refused to hear any case today. Hearings on the cases could not take place on Monday and Tuesday as well.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Nepal Bar Association (NBA) has held political parties responsible for disputes in the judiciary. The NBA has also urged Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana to resign immediately.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: The Supreme Court has issued an interim order not to conduct hearings by the constitutional bench without the presence of Chief Justice.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana has formed a Constitutional Bench to hear the case against the dissolution of the House of Representatives. The bench has been formed on the basis of seniority and expertise of the Supreme Court Justices.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has begun reading out the verdict on house dissolution case.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: While expressing serious dissatisfaction over the criticisms being made against the apex court in relation to the ongoing hearing on the case related to the dissolution of the House of Representatives(HoR), Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has urged lawyers' bodies to help protect the independence of the judiciary.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: At a time when the people have been demanding serious reforms in the judiciary, a recently-formed committee to look into the judicial irregularities has raised some hope.

BALEWA, Feb 29: Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra Shamsher Rana has said a five-year plan was developed by the Supreme Court to reform the judiciary, and it was entering the implementing phase.

WASHINGTON, Jan 2: U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts will be a central figure in the ongoing drama of the Donald Trump presidency in coming months. He is due to preside over a Senate impeachment trial, while the Supreme Court he leads will rule on a titanic clash over the president’s attempts to keep his financial records secret.

JC fails to pick SC justice

December 6, 2019 07:58 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The Judicial Council (JC) led by Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana on Thursday failed to pick the nominee for a vacant post of justice at the Supreme Court (SC).

JC recommends 15 for high court judges

November 21, 2019 08:40 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: A meeting of the Judicial Council (JC) on Wednesday recommended 15 persons for appointment as judges at various high courts.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra SJB Rana has insisted on increasing the number of justices and judges at all three tiers of the judiciary, given the load of cases at the courts.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Rana has said that the law practitioners are the ones who illuminate justice in the society.

Kathmandu, Aug 11: Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana has urged one and all to extend support to court for building independent and fair judiciary because judiciary's lone efforts were not adequate.

KATHMANDU, August 1: Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JBR has urged the media persons not to carry news on the cases that are sub-judice in the court, arguing that it could affect the judiciary's performance for justice delivery.

KATHMANDU, April 29: Chief Justice Cholendra Shumser JB Rana has said the culture of settling disputes through mediation would help build smooth relations between the two ( disputing) parties, thus contributing to the creation of a just and peaceful society.

MUMBAI,  April 20: The chief justice of India’s Supreme Court, Ranjan Gogoi, on Saturday denied allegations that he made unwanted sexual advances towards a junior court assistant who worked in an office at his home and that she was subsequently victimised.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Former Chief Justice Sushila Karki has visited TU Teaching Hospital to express solidarity with agitating Dr Govinda KC.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) headed by Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has made a major administrative reshuffle in the judiciary.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Admitting that ‘middlemen’ were unduly influencing the judiciary, Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana on Sunday said he plans to charge them with contempt of court.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana has asserted that preparations were being made to bring to book those tarnishing the image of the court under the contempt of court.