KATHMANDU, Aug 11: President of Nepal Bar Association (NBA), Chandeshwor Shrestha, has urged the Judicial Council (JC) to immediately launch training programs for 'incompetent judges.'

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Various eight commissions have tabled their annual report of the fiscal year, 2075/76 in today's meeting of the House of Representatives.

Nirala appointed JC member

January 8, 2020 10:26 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Laxmi Bahadur Nirala has been appointed as member of the Judicial Council (JC).

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The government has recommended Laxmi Bahadur Nirala, who served as Attorney General during then King Gyanendra’s direct rule, as a member of the Judicial Council.  The decision has left even the lawyers close to ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) expressing their strong dissatisfaction.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) has announced public complaints against senior advocate and former attorney general Laxmi Bahadur Nirala Khadka who has been proposed a member of the Judicial Council.

JC seeks alternative to Baidik

December 12, 2019 06:46 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: The Judicial Council (JC), which is headed by Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana, has begun searching for alternatives to the candidacy of Padam Prasad Baidik for appointment as a Supreme Court justice.

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.

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KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The Judicial Council (JC) headed by Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has  appointed 15 High Court Judges.

KATHMANDU, July 30: As part of efforts to bring about reforms within the judiciary, the Judicial Council (JC) has formed two separate panels to investigate judges who have allegedly erred in relation to various cases.

Committee formed to probe judges

July 29, 2019 19:45 pm

KATHMANDU, July 29: The meeting of the Judicial Council today formed two committees to probe the performance of four judges of the high court and district court.

KATHMANDU, June 19: The Judicial Council has decided to recommend action against the judges, who were influenced while hearing the case against those involved in 33kg gold smuggling.

HC judges take oath amid controversy

April 11, 2019 06:30 am

KATHMANDU, April 11: Seventeen High Court judges took oath of office and secrecy on Wednesday in the presence of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana despite their nomination courting widespread controversy.

KATHMANDU, March 9: The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) on Monday decided to seek an explanation from a member of the Judicial Council (JC), who also represents Nepal Bar Association, on what ground the recent recommendation for the judges' appointment was made.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Newly elected president of Nepal Bar Association (NBA) Chandeshwar Shrestha has called upon the Judicial Council headed by the chief justice to rethink on its recent selection of judges for the Supreme Court and high courts.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Is the independence of the judiciary in Nepal in danger? It is the question many are asking as the recent nominations for vacant judge positions at the Supreme Court and high courts have courted controversy with a section of senior advocates opposing the proposed names citing favoritism and nepotism in the selection process.

KATHMANDU, April 3: The Judicial Council on Tuesday recommended five names for appointment as justices at the Supreme Court.

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KATHMANDU, April 2: The Judicial Council has recommended the names of five judges to be appointed as justice at the Supreme Court (SC). The Council meeting held under its chairperson and Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana today recommended the names of five judges for appointments to posts lying vacant at the SC.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The Judicial Council (JC) on Thursday formed a probe panel led by Supreme Court justice Hari Krishna Karki to probe into the bribery allegations against Kathmandu District Court (KDC) Judge Babukaji Baniya.

JC reshuffles High Court judges

February 14, 2019 10:20 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The Judicial Council (JC) headed by Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana on Wednesday reshuffled judges of high courts (HC) and assigned additional tasks to some of them.

JC forms panel to investigate judges

February 1, 2019 06:44 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 1:  In an initiative to bring reforms in the judiciary, the Judicial Council (JC) has formed an inquiry panel to investigate complaints filed against district judges.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The Judicial Council (JC) led by Chief Justice Om Prakash Misha is making preparations for the appointment of judges at the Supreme Court (SC) and high courts immediately after the Dashain festival.

Annual reports tabled in House

September 6, 2018 18:33 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bhanubhakta Dhakal, tabled the annual reports of three different bodies in the meeting of the House of Representatives today.