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 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 8: Nepal Bar Association (NBA)-- the umbrella organization of lawyers across the country– is staging a protest to prevent Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana from entering the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Suspended Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has said that the government has prevented him from coming out of his residence by padlocking the main gate of his residence and deploying a huge number of police personnel outside his residence in Baluwatar. Rana, who was preparing to go to the Supreme Court, said that the government had locked his residence from outside and deployed a police unit.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Parliamentary panel formed to investigate his wrongdoings has begun recording supplementary statements of suspended Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana.

KATHMANDU, September 16: Parliamentary panel formed to investigate his wrongdoings has begun recording supplementary statements of suspended Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The lawyers accused of wrongdoings by the suspended Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra SJB Rana appeared before the parliamentary Impeachment Recommendation Committee and recorded their statements on Thursday.

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, 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.

The suspended Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has said that the impeachment motion filed against him in parliament had already become inactive.

KATHMANDU, August 27: The Impeachment Recommendation Committee (IRC) of the House of Representatives has solicited evidence of the illegal activities done by the suspended Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana while in office.

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, August 8: The investigation process against Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana, who was suspended after an impeachment motion was registered against him in parliament, has started after almost five and a half months. The meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) on Sunday sent the motion to the impeachment recommendation committee of parliament. The committee will call Chief Justice Rana within a week after starting the work.

KATHMANDU, August 7: The House of Representatives (HoR) has sent the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana to the impeachment recommendation committee.

BANKE, March 6: CPN (Maoist Center) senior leader Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana was registered with the consent of the ruling coalition.

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KATHMANDU, Feb 13: An impeachment motion has been filed against Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana at the federal parliament secretariat.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Lawyers affiliated with Nepal Bar Association have continued their protest outside the Supreme Court demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Lawyers affiliated with the Nepal Bar Association (NBA) have continued their protest outside the Supreme Court, demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Lawyers affiliated with the Nepal Bar Association (NBA) have continued their protest outside the Supreme Court demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana on Sunday as well.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Nepal Bar Association (NBA) Chairman Chandeshwor Shrestha has said that the political parties should make a decision to impeach 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, Dec 7: Agitating lawyers affiliated with the Nepal Bar Association (NBA) have reached the residence of major opposition party, CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli, demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Lawyers affiliated with Nepal Bar Association (NBA) have again staged protests outside the Supreme Court, demanding that Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana resign from his post immediately.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: A meeting of the top leaders of the ruling coalition has suggested to Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana to stay on leave and appoint an acting Chief Justice.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Lawyers affiliated with the Nepal Bar Association (NBA) have staged a protest outside the Supreme Court on Sunday, demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana. Senior advocate Purnaman Shakya, advocate Anantaraj Luitel, and advocate Padam Bahadur Shrestha were also present in the protest.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The Nepal Bar Association (NBA) has handed over a letter of memorandum to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba demanding the government to take initiative to resolve the problems seen in the judiciary.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairman and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has said the current disputes in the judiciary should be resolved through talks.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Nepal Bar Association (NBA) President Chandeshwor Shrestha has urged lawyers and service-seekers to inform him about any cases when Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana had passed a verdict with malafide intention.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Nepal Bar Association (NBA) has announced additional programs to continue their protests outside the Supreme Court to mount pressure on Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra SJB Rana to resign from his post, accusing him of being involved in a ‘give and take’ with political parties for personal gain.

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: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the problems seen at the Supreme Court will be resolved in a day or two.

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: Senior Advocate Badri Bahadur Karki said they will be forced to bar Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana from touching the chair of Chief Justice if Rana fails to resign without further delay.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: A minor scuffle ensued between between two groups lawyers outside the Supreme Court on Friday morning as the agitating lawyers tried to stop Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana from entering the Supreme Court.

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 1: Lawyers have staged a protest for the second day inside the premises of the Supreme Court again on Monday as a part of the protest program announced by the Nepal Bar Association (NBA).

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 30: Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has said that the government is in favor of the independence of the judiciary.

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 29: Justices of the Supreme Court (SC) have demanded the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana, claiming that the issue of the chief justice seeking his ‘share’ in the government through political give-and-take was a very grave one.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is also the president of the ruling Nepali Congress(NC), has refused to make any comments on the ongoing controversy surrounding Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Senior advocate Bhimarjun Acharya has said that Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana should resign from the post to prevent further loss of the credibility of the country’s judiciary.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that it is wrong to claim that the court of law was given a share in the ministerial berths.

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