KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The Supreme Court (SC) has paved the way for CPN-UML lawmakers Som Prasad Pandey and Sharada Devi Bhatta to join the newly-formed CPN (Unified Socialist) led by Madhav Kumar Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The Supreme Court has summoned both sides for discussions on the writ petitions filed by the CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli against Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Agni Sapkota.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: A scheduled hearing on the writ petition filed at the Supreme Court (SC) against the appointment of Kulman Ghising to the post of managing director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has been postponed.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra SJB Rana will look into a writ petition filed at the Supreme Court against the appointment of Kulman Ghising to the post of managing director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA). CJ Rana assigned the writ petition to himself on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: The Supreme Court has issued an interim order not to conduct hearings by the constitutional bench without the presence of Chief Justice.

KATHMANDU, September 2: The Supreme Court has issued a mandamus, allowing the donation of a kidney by a father-in-law to a daughter-in-law.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: CPN-UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court on Wednesday against CPN (Unified Socialist) and Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota. He has accused Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota of helping members of the House of Representatives to open a new party without releasing them from the previous party.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: The Supreme Court has ordered the government to furnish a written response on its decision to bear the treatment cost of former Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The hearing on the murder case against Speaker of the House of Representatives, Agni Sapkota, which was scheduled for today at the constitutional bench of the Supreme Court has been deferred once again.

KATHMANDU, August 27: The hearing on the mass murder case registered at the Supreme Court (SC) against former Minister for Labor and Transport Management and a lawmaker of Nepali Congress (NC), Mohammad Aftab Alam, that was scheduled for Friday by the Supreme Court has been postponed.

KATHMANDU, August 25: The Supreme Court has asked the government to submit the original file including the decision regarding the appointment of Kulman Ghising as the Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).

KATHMANDU, August 20: The Supreme Court has issued an interim order in the name of the government to immediately make arrangements through the Nepali Embassy in the UK to save the life of former ex-Gurkha soldiers, who are staging a fast-unto-death in London.

KATHMANDU, August 17: The Supreme Court has upheld the decision of the Election Commission (EC) and given the official recognition of Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) to Upendra Yadav. Refusing to issue an interim order in the case of leader Mahanta Thakur, the apex court has recognized the decision of the election body to recognize the Upendra Yadav-led faction of JSP as the official party.

KATHMANDU, August 16: The Supreme Court has issued an interim order banning the production, import, sale, distribution and use of plastic bags thinner than 40 microns. A single bench of Justice Nahakul Subedi on Sunday issued a six-point interim order banning the use of the thin plastic bags.

KATHMANDU, August 13: The Supreme Court has issued a show cause order in the name of the government and sought a written response from it relating to the Advertisement Act which asks media to seek approval from the Advertisement Board before publishing advertisements.

KATHMANDU, August 13: The Supreme Court (SC) has given a directive order to medical colleges across Nepal not to enroll more students than the seats allocated to them by the Nepal Medical Council.

KATHMANDU, August 10: The Supreme Court on Monday overturned the Sher Bahadur led government’s decision to dissolve the Land Related Problems Resolution Commission (LRPRC).

KATHMANDU, August 6: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court against the move of the government to dissolve the Land Related Problems Resolution Commission.

KATHMANDU, August 3: The Supreme Court has issued a short-term interim order to not excavate stones and ballast from the river against the law across the country. A single bench of Justice Ananda Mohan Bhattarai has issued an interim order to stop the uncontrolled exploitation of riverine substances in various rivers of the seven provinces.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Four CPN-UML lawmakers in Karnali Provincial Assembly have lost their positions as lawmakers for breaching party’s whips in the vote of confidence motion held in Karnali Province Assembly.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Four former Maoist leaders who were sacked by their parent party from the posts of members of parliament filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday, seeking a court order to reinstate them to their positions.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The Supreme Court on Sunday denied giving an interim order to halt the plan of Election Commission(EC) to settle the demand put forth by both the factions of the Rastriya Janata Party (JSP) to recognize them as official party by counting the number of Central Executive Committee members.

KATHMANDU, July 20: A supplementary petition has been filed in the Supreme Court on Monday stating that hearing of the writ petition filed earlier seeking the annulment of the appointment made to the constitutional bodies by the KP Sharma Oli-led government by bringing an ordinance, has not taken place. The government led by newly-appointed Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has already repealed the ordinance on appointments to the constitutional bodies.

“I have not been ousted because of the people's mandate but because of the court's mandamus”

PM Oli to address nation today

July 13, 2021 11:33 am

KATHMANDU, July 13: With less than six hours left to remain as the prime minister, KP Sharma Oli is preparing to address the nation at 2 PM on Tuesday.

Here are the major highlights of the apex court’s verdict on parliament dissolution case

KATHMANDU, July 12: Nepal’s Supreme Court (SC) on Monday reinstated the House of Representatives (HoR), which was dissolved on May 22.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Supreme Court has overturned the decision of President Bidya Devi Bhandari to dissolve parliament at the recommendation of Prime Minister K P Oli.

KATHMANDU, July 12: The Constitutional Bench presided by Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JBR is likely to pass its final verdict on parliament dissolution case on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Hearing on the writ petitions over the House dissolution case concluded on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The ongoing hearing on the parliament dissolution case is drawing closer to the conclusion as legal practitioners representing the writ petitioners concluded their counter debate on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Senior Advocate Harihar Dahal has started a counter debate on the issue of the dissolution of the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The trade unions of 22 commercial banks on Sunday filed a case at the Supreme Court against the Social Security Fund (SSF) for being forced to join the fund.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Debates by legal practitioners representing Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota on the House dissolution case have concluded.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has asked the advocates whether the court could order for the appointment of any individual with majority in parliament as the prime minister.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Pleading on behalf of Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota has begun at the constitutional bench on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Senior advocate Surendra Mahato has argued that the President did not think that Sher Bahadur Deuba’s claim that he must be appointed as the Prime  minister was rational as his claim was supported by the lawmakers from other political parties.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Former Attorney General Agni Kharel has argued that KP Sharma Oli can stake claim to the post of Prime Minister as per Article 76 (5).

KATHMANDU, July 1: Today’s hearing on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case has begun at the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Senior Advocate Sushil Panta has argued that no case can be filed against the President.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Deputy Attorney General Sanjeev Raj Regmi has said the court cannot question the decisions taken by the president constitutionally in regard with the appointment of Prime Minister.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Government attorneys are scheduled to plead on behalf of the government on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case on Wednesday as well.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The Supreme Court has issued an interim order to allow local government representatives, who renounced membership of their mother party and subsequently faced dismissal from the party’s general membership, to carry out their day-to-day works.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Padma Prasad Pandey has argued that the constitution of Nepal does not envisage the Prime Minister's resignation in the current situation.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The government attorneys are scheduled to continue pleading on behalf of the government on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, June 28: The government attorneys have begun pleading at the Supreme Court in favor of the House dissolution by President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the recommendation of the Council of Ministers. Attorney General Ramesh Badal has started the debate. He has been given three hours. Former Attorney Generals Sushil Pant and Agni Prasad Kharel will also debate after the Attorney General Badal completes putting forth his arguments on behalf of the defendants.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Legal practitioners and government attorneys are scheduled to begin pleading in favor of the May 22’s House dissolution by President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the recommendation of the Council of Ministers.

KATHMANDU, June 28: The Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday issued an interim order in the name of the government not to implement its decision to appoint former Minister Yuvraj Karki as ambassador.

KATHMANDU, June 24: The hearing on the writ petitions filed against dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) is underway at the Supreme Court on Thursday too.

KATHMANDU, June 22: In what appears to be another blow to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday invalidated the cabinet expansion made by him following the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR).