KATHMANDU, April 8: Gopal Krishna Ghimire has been elected the new president of Nepal Bar Association (NBA) through an election held earlier this week. The vote counting which ended today saw candidate Ghimire representing the ruling coalition win the elections with 4,433 votes. His rival candidate Bishnumani Adhikari received only 2,482 votes.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Gopal Krishna Ghimire has continued to lead in the counting of votes for the election to the post of Nepal Bar Association Chairperson.

NBA election: Vote count underway

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KATHMANDU, April 5: Vote count under the 26th central working committee election of Nepal Bar Association (NBA) is currently underway.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Voting for the election of new leadership of the 26th Central Working Committee of the Nepal Bar Association is currently underway.

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 and agitators demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Choendra SJB Rana have submitted a memorandum at the Money Laundering and Investigation Department to investigate the assets of the chief justice and his family members.

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: 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 3: Hearing on the cases at the Supreme Court (SC) has been affected after justices refused to hold the hearings despite the benches being fixed through the automation system. The automation system was introduced at the court on Wednesday, however, the hearings on the scheduled cases have not started.

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 26: The Professional Alliance for Peace and Democracy (PAPAD) staged a march protest, demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana on Thursday.

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 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 21: President Chandeshwor Shrestha of Nepal Bar Association said that the trend of middlemen in the judiciary will not end until the rights of the administrations of the Supreme Court are curtailed.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra SJB Rana today assigned benches to hear all types of cases including the habeas corpus ones. He has assigned hearings for 334 cases in ten benches (nine joint and one single). He has however not assigned a hearing for himself. despite the benches being fixed, the hearings have not started yet.

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: Senior advocate Tulsi Bhatta has urged the political parties to dismiss Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana from his post through the constitutional process of impeachment.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has fixed ten benches for the hearing of all types of cases including cases of habeas corpus at the Supreme Court for today. Chief Justice Rana, however, has not scheduled a bench for himself.

UDAYAPUR, Nov 15: Lawyers affiliated to Nepal Bar Association (NBA), Udayapur district chapter, have staged a protest against Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana at the call of NBA on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has urged agitating lawyers, who have stepped up protests demanding his resignation, to come for dialogue to resolve their demands.

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.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The Advocacy Forum Nepal has urged the bodies concerned to take initiatives in order to resolve the problems seen in the judiciary in a sustainable manner.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JBR has scheduled hearings for all types of cases including the habeas corpus cases for Friday. Out of the eight benches assigned for the hearing, seven are joint benches and one is single bench.

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

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana scheduled six benches including for himself on Monday. The chief justice scheduled four joint benches and two single benches to oversee the cases related to habeas corpus on Monday.

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, 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).

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Lawyers associated with Nepal Bar Association (NBA) have staged a protest by tying black ribbons around their arms, demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Supreme Court justices seeking the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana did not attend any hearing on Friday. Cases including those requiring habeas corpus have been affected due to the justices’ protest.

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: A bitter brawl broke out between two legal practitioners on the premises of the Supreme Court on Friday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Nepal Bar Association (NBA), the umbrella organization of lawyers across the country, has apologized for the inconvenience caused to the service seekers due to obstruction seen on the hearing at the Supreme Court.

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, Oct 24: Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has clarified that he does not have any involvement in making Gajendra Hamal a minister.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Nepal Bar Association (NBA) has recommended senior advocates Raghav Lal Baidya and Usha Malla Pathak as amicus curiae to represent the umbrella organization of lawyers across the country in the case related to the dissolution of House of Representatives at the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Nepal Bar Association (NBA) has strongly objected to the remarks made by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli targeting the legal professionals including senior advocate Krishna Prasad Bhandari.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Four former chairpersons of Nepal Bar Association (NBA) on Sunday strongly opposed Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's remarks denigrating senior-most advocate Krishna Prasad Bhandari.

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, Aug 3: Nepal Bar Association (NBA) has urged the media and ordinary public to respect judiciary amid public criticisms against judiciary for not being able to uphold justice.

KATHMANDU, April 29: Nepal Bar Association (NBA) and Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) have expressed objection to the hearing of writ petitions at the Supreme Court at a time when the government has announced the lockdown period as public holidays.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Nepal Bar Association (NBA) on Thursday called upon the government and the Supreme Court (SC) to effectively fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) by providing essential equipment and gears to the medical teams mobilized for testing coronavirus patients.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Nepal Bar Association (NBA) has called for boosting up confidence of health workers involved in lab testing and treating COVID-19 patients by equipping them with necessary health appliances and protective gear.

KATHMANDU, March 18: The Nepal Bar Association (NBA) and Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) on Tuesday have requested the Supreme Court (SC) to suspend regular hearings of cases except habeas corpus for at least three weeks to prevent a possible spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Nepal Bar Association (NBA), the umbrella organization of lawyers across the country, on Friday condemned what it called the government's violation of Supreme Court order issued in relation to the release of a detainee.