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.
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 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.
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 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.
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, 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: 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, 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 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.