KATHMANDU, June 14: A writ petition to annul the ordinance on the Constitutional Council issued by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers has been filed at the Supreme Court. The writ petition was filed on Sunday by advocate Omprakash Aryal claiming that the ordinance issued on May 4 was unconstitutional.
KATHMANDU, June 9: Following a continuous raising of questions regarding the formation of the Constitutional Bench formed to conduct hearings on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case, the Supreme Court justices on the bench are currently engaged in internal discussion.
KATHMANDU, June 8: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued an interim order asking the government authorities concerned not to stop online transactions and home delivery services even during the prohibitory period imposed to control and reduce COVID-10 transmission.
KATHMANDU, May 24: The opposition parties have filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court (SC) demanding restoration of the House of Representatives (HoR) and appointment of Sher Bahadur Deuba as the Prime Minister on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, May 18: The Supreme Court has asked the defendants to submit a written response, refusing to issue an interim order on a writ petition filed against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and six other ministers.
BUTWAL, May 17: Four Lawmakers representing Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) in Lumbini Province have filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court against the party’s decision to suspend them from the position of lawmakers and the party.
KATHMANDU, March 7: The Supreme Court has invalidated the unification between the erstwhile CPN-UML led by KP Oli and CPN (Maoist Center) led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal that took place some three years ago.
KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Supreme Court (SC) has refuted news reports published in a section of media about the meeting between Prime Minister K P Oli and the SC justices assigned to the Constitutional Bench that is entrusted with the responsibility to decide the fate of the dissolved parliament.
KATHMANDU, Dec 23: Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JBR presented the Annual Report of the Supreme Court, Judicial Council and the Judicial Service Commission for Fiscal Year 2075/76 BS to President Bidya Devi Bhandari today.
KATHMANDU, July 2: The Supreme Court on Monday gave the go ahead to government authorities– Public Service Commission and Ministry of General Administration— for recruiting over 9,000 personnel for the local governments.
KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court on Friday began final hearings on two writ petitions seeking court intervention to punish former Maoist leader Agni Prasad Sapkota for his alleged involvement in the murder of a schoolteacher.
KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued a verdict, ordering the release of Lokendra Raj Thapa and Keshab Bahadur Budha of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal from the detention.
KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The Supreme Court (SC) has scrapped the actions taken by the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) and the District Administration Office (DAO), Lalitpur, against Social Science Baha, a research organization established a few years ago.
KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Challenging a two-year-old Supreme Court order to nationalize 15 ropanis [1.89 acres] of her land, former princess Prerana Rajya Laxmi Singh, daughter of former king Gyanendra, filed a writ petition at the court on Friday seeking to strike down the judgment under its extraordinary jurisdiction and to return the land.
KATHMANDU, Nov 1: The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted permission to former chief executive officer of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) Subash Nirola to file an appeal against a verdict of the Special Court while remaining free on bail .
KATHMANDU, Aug 23: A meeting of the Constitutional Council (CC) is taking place to recommend the name of Chief Justice for the Supreme Court and the Chief Commissioner of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, July 15: A writ petition was filed at the Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday, challenging a provision of the House of Representatives Rules, 2018 that prevents the suspension of lawmakers accused of criminal offenses at courts.
KATHMANDU, July 15: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court on Sunday challenging a provision of the House of Representatives Act, 2018 that prohibits suspending lawmakers even after facing charges on criminal offenses.
KATHMANDU, July 13: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued an interlocutory stay order against the decision of the government cancelling two appointments made by the cabinet led by then prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.
KATHMANDU, July 11: The Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs on Tuesday signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Norwegian government “for enhancing access to justice for women, poor and vulnerable groups in Nepal.”
KATHMANDU, July 11: It has been revealed that a team led by Supreme Court (SC) Justice Ananda Mohan Bhattarai left for a week-long trip to Georgia on Sunday without seeking prior approval from the government. The visit is in violation of the recently introduced Foreign Trips Management Directives-2018.
KATHMANDU, June 28: The Supreme Court on Wednesday annulled a provision in Mountaineering Expedition Regulations that bars double amputee and blind persons from climbing mountains including Mt Everest.
KATHMANDU June 26: The Supreme Court on Monday gave continuity to its earlier stay order against the decision of the Investment Board Nepal (IBN) to seek Rs 100 million as performance guarantee from the Kathmandu Monorail Company Ltd (KMCL) before signing an MoU to prepare the detailed project report (DPR) for Kathmandu Monorail Project.
KATHMANDU, June 21: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the government to formulate a six-month long action plan to save the Bagmati River and submit its report to the apex court. A division bench of justices Dr Ananda Mohan Bhattarai and Sapana Pradhan Malla issued the order on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, June 20: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the government to formulate a six-month long action plan to save the Bagmati River and submit its report to the apex court. A division bench of justices Dr Ananda Mohan Bhattarai and Sapana Pradhan Malla issued the order on Tuesday.