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.

Chief Justice’s reform initiatives

January 20, 2019 02:30 am

One unfortunate case of our judiciary is that it requires a major reform but the reform is not happening.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Justice Cholendra Sumsher Rana has been sworn in as the 29th chief justice of the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the government and Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) not to bar businessman Ajeya Raj Sumargi from withdrawing the USD 7 million that he had brought from foreign banks and has been blocked at the central bank for lack of clear sources for the money.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The Constitutional Council (CC) meeting held on Thursday finally picked Justice of the Supreme Court Cholendra SJB Rana as the new Chief Justice of Nepal.

Dec 13: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

December 13, 2018 18:00 pm

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Deuba's absence postpones CC meeting

December 13, 2018 09:05 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The Constitutional Council (CC) meeting held on Wednesday failed to pick new chief justice, therefore, the meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: The Constitutional Council (CC) meeting scheduled for Tuesday evening for selecting new chief justice has been postponed for the third time.

CC meeting to pick new CJ rescheduled

December 8, 2018 04:00 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The Constitutional Council (CC) meeting scheduled for Saturday to pick a new chief justice has once again been postponed, to Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Chief Justice Om Prakash Mishra assumed leadership of the judiciary some four months ago with a stated commitment to zero tolerance for corruption. But he has not decided even a single graft case at his own bench.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: The Constitutional Council (CC) headed by Prime Minister KP Oli is scheduled to meet on Monday morning to pick the successor to Chief Justice Om Prakash Mishra, the prime minister’s secretariat said on Sunday.

Dec 2: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

December 2, 2018 18:00 pm

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Nov 29: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

November 29, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

JC recommendations draw mixed views

November 29, 2018 08:11 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Politicians representing the ruling and opposition parties have given mixed reaction to the Judicial Council’s recommendation for the next chief justice.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Beginning the process to appoint the next chief justice, the Judicial Council (JC) secretariat has recommended seniormost justice Deepak Raj Joshee and justice Cholendra SJB Rana for the top post.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24:  Former Chief Justice Kedar Prasad Giri who had scrapped the Royal Commission for Corruption Control (RCCC) formed by then King Gyanendra to suppress the democratic leaders, passed away on Friday. He was 75.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: The constitutional bench at the Supreme Court resumed work from Wednesday after a gap of three months.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Chief Justice Om Prakash Mishra on Sunday said that the people have high expectations of the judiciary.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: A photo showing former chief justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli going down on both knees to receive tika from President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday went viral on social media within minutes. Members of the general people, noted personalities and even central level leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party criticized the president and her secretariat for arranging the event in such a way that it reminded one of the practice of kings and queens before the monarchy was abolished in 2008.

KATHMANDU. Oct 15: Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Om Prakash Mishra launched the book ‘Reincarnation, Karma and Destiny’ along with the calendar at Osho Tapoban, Nagarjun Hills on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: The senior- most justice of the Supreme Court (SC), Deepak Raj Joshee, skipped a tea reception hosted by Chief Justice (CJ) Om Prakash Mishra at his official residence in Baluwatar on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Chief Justice Om Prakash Mishra has said that media comments on sub judice matters is hindering the work of the judiciary and has called for a halt to such comments.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The senior-most justice at the Supreme Court (SC), Deepak Raj Joshee, who was rejected by the Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) as the Chief Justice, resumed office from Tuesday, after a month-long leave.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The Supreme Court has found a new head seven months and 17 days after then chief justice Gopal Parajuli stepped down from the office over the issue of his date of birth.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Justice Om Prakash Mishra has expressed his commitment to make necessary reforms in justice mechanisms while adhering to zero tolerance against corruption in his address to the Parliamentary Hearing Committee at Singha Durbar.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Parliamentary Hearing (PHC) Committee to be held on 9 AM at Singha Durbar on hearing of nominated Chief Justice Om Prakash Mishra.

Four complaints against CJ nominee Mishra

September 6, 2018 04:00 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Four complaints have been registered at the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) against Om Prakash Mishra, the nominee for chief justice.

Meeting of CC begins

August 23, 2018 17:41 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: The meeting of the Constitutional Council (CC) has begun this afternoon. The meeting is reported to be focused on the appointment of the chiefs at various constitutional bodies.