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: 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 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 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.
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 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, 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 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 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).