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).

KATHMANDU, June 22: The Supreme Court has decided to add workload and services if the infection of COVID-19 continues to decline. The plenary meeting of the Supreme Court on Monday decided to add work and services by implementing public health standards.

KATHMANDU, June 18: The Supreme Court has issued an interim order against the government's plan to export sand, stones and pebbles to bridge the widening trade deficit.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Arguing that the parliament was dissolved as per the constitutional provisions upon receiving recommendation from the prime minister, the Office of President has argued that the Supreme Court cannot overturn any decision taken by the president within the bounds of the existing constitutional provisions.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Eight days after its  interim order not to implement the decision of Rastriya Janamorcha (RJM) to relieve Krishna Thapa of the membership of Gandaki Province Assembly, the Supreme Court on Monday annulled the membership of Thapa.

KATHMANDU, June 10: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued an interim order in the name of the government  not to implement the Ordinance on Citizenship.

KATHMANDU, June 9: The Supreme Court (SC) has decided to seek the help of amicus curiae to decide the case related to the dissolution of parliament.

KATHMANDU, June 7: A writ petition has been filed in the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday against the move of caretaker Prime Minister K P Oli to reshuffle his cabinet.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana has formed a Constitutional Bench to hear the case against the dissolution of the House of Representatives. The bench has been formed on the basis of seniority and expertise of the Supreme Court Justices.

KATHMANDU, June 4: The Supreme Court is holding a full court meeting of all justices today to discuss various issues including the amendment of the regulation related to the conduct of the Constitutional Bench. The meeting will also discuss the services to be provided by the court during the prohibitory period.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Chief Justice Choldrendra SJB Rana has agreed to reconstitute the Constitutional Bench based on the seniority of justices at the apex court to permanently settle the dispute concerning the formation of the bench.

Sunday’s hearing was centered on questions raised over members of Constitutional Bench

KATHMANDU, May 27: Hearing on the writ petitions registered against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) has begun at the Supreme Court (SC).

KATHMANDU, May 27: Hearing on 19 writ petitions, which were filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) at the Supreme Court (SC) on May 22, is scheduled to begin Thursday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Hearing on writ petitions filed at the Supreme Court against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) is scheduled for May 27 and May 28.

KATHMANDU, May 25: A total of 24 writ petitions were filed in the Supreme Court on Monday seeking reinstatement of the dissolved House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, May 20: The Supreme Court has said that it is unconstitutional to give continuity to seven former Maoist Center leaders as ministers even after they lost their position as lawmakers.

KATHMANDU, May 20: The Supreme Court (SC) has given an interim order to the government to make arrangements for the payment of taxes only one month after the end of prohibitory orders.

Hearing to be conducted by a single bench of Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JBR

KATHMANDU, May 18: While concluding that people infected with COVID-19 were losing life due to lack of treatment as a result of state’s insensitivity, the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday directed the government to formulate a detailed action plan within seven days to ensure effective response to COVID-19 pandemic.

Petitioners also seek dismissal of seven newly-appointed ministers on constitutional ground

KATHMANDU, May 14: The Supreme Court on Friday opened the door for hearing on writ petitions under extra ordinary jurisdictions as an emergency remedy of cases related to serious violation of constition and fundamental rights.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Supreme Court has ordered the government release former Chief Commissioner of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Deep Basnyat on bail.

KATHMANDU, April 28: The Supreme Court (SC) has decided to conduct hearing only on urgent matters starting Wednesday as local authorities prepare to enforce prohibitory orders in Kathmandu Valley for two weeks beginning Thursday to contain further spread of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Supreme Court has denied issuing an interim order to stop Chairman K P Oli from taking action against lawmakers close to Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the CPN-UML.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Kumar Chudal and Nahakul Subedi who were appointed as justices of the Supreme Court (SC) took the oath of office and secrecy on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Kumar Chudal and Nahakul Subedi have been appointed as justices of the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, April 14: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued an order to scrap the provision of annual renewal of online media.

KATHMANDU, April 8: The Supreme Court has issued an interim order not to halt the celebration of Bisket jatra, a cultural festival marked for nine days every New year in the district.

KATHMANDU, April 1: The Supreme Court has refused to review its March 7 verdict to revive the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center).

KATHMANDU, March 15: The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) is preparing to appeal for a review of the verdict issued by the Supreme Court (SC) to revive the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist) and CPN (MC), scrapping the erstwhile Nepal Communist Party (NCP).

The Judicial Council picked High Court Chief Judges Kumar Chudal and Nahakul Subedi for the SC justices. Chudal is currently serving as Chief Judge of High Court in Patan and Subedi as Chief Judge of High Court in Surkhet.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Leaders belonging to the Dahal-Nepal faction of the erstwhile Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have decided to be part of their respective mother party as per the Supreme Court verdict on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that the restoration of the House of Representatives has taken the country toward a fresh round of political instability.

NEW DELHI, March 8: Thousands of women joined protests by farmers on the outskirts of Delhi on Monday to mark International Women’s Day, demanding the scrapping of new laws that open up agriculture produce markets to private buyers.

NEW DELHI, March 6: Indian farmers began gathering on Saturday to block a six-lane expressway outside New Delhi to mark the 100th day of protests against deregulation of agriculture markets, to add pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: One of the two chairmen of the rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal has submitted a written response at the Supreme Court (SC) over a case of contempt of court filed against him.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Former minister and a leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Lalbabu Pandit said that the NCP should not form a new government under the leadership of the Nepali Congress (NC).

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The Supreme Court (SC) has asked Pushpa Kamal Dahal, chairman of Dahal-Nepal faction of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to present himself or his representatives in the court with a written response on the contempt of court case filed against him.

According to Oli, the rival faction leaders would probably ask for his [Oli’s] resignation after one or two days

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: A faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal on Wednesday organized a victory rally in the capital a day after the Supreme Court (SC) dismissed the government’s decision to dissolve the lower house of parliament.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court has reinstated the dissolved House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Supporters of Pushpa Kamal Dahal-Madhav Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and other people have begun celebrations following the verdict of the Supreme Court (SC) to reinstate the House of Representatives (HoR) earlier today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: An influential leader of Nepali Congress(NC) Dr Shekhar Koirala has said that Prime Minister K P Oli should step down from his post after the Supreme Court revoked his decision to dissolve the parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The Supreme Court has scrapped all the appointments made by the Prime Minister K P Oli to various constitutional bodies after the dissolution of parliament on December 20, 2020.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The Supreme Court is delivering its verdict on the House dissolution case shortly.

Army chief Thapa meets Chief Justice Rana

February 22, 2021 16:55 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Purna Chandra Thapa held a meeting with Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra Shumsher Rana at the latter's office on Monday afternoon.

The apex court is expected to issue the verdict anytime after Feb 23.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Prime Minister KP Oli has claimed that a contempt of court case against him was filed with the intention of earning cheap popularity.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli presented himself before the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case.