KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The Supreme Court will remain open from 11 AM to 3 PM even during the Dashain holidays.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Hearing on the writ petitions filed against President Bidya Devi Bhandari for not certifying the citizenship related bills has been deferred until Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court demanding that the posts of Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota and Deputy Speaker Pushpa Bhusal be vacated.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court against President Bidya Devi Bhandari for not certifying the Citizenship Bill as per the Constitution.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: A writ petition has been registered at the Supreme Court (SC) demanding the suspension of the Citizenship Bill.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Police personnel have been deployed at the Supreme Court premises after rumors that the suspended Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana is returning to regular work.

KATHMANDU, August 29: Hearing on contempt of court case registered against Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Balendra Shah (Balen) took place on Monday.

KATHMANDU, August 25: The Supreme Court has issued an order that the Judicial Council could remove the judge who lacks minimum qualification.

KATHMANDU, August 18: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court, demanding the recognition of the digital currency cryptocurrency in Nepal as well.

KATHMANDU, August 11: The Supreme Court has issued an interlocutory order to not remove the structures set up by the Norvic Hospital in public land.

KATHMANDU, August 5: The government, which made a decision by violating the law, has defied the court on the same day as the Supreme Court (SC) issued an order. On the same day that the Supreme Court ordered a minister to appear in person on contempt of court charges, the government committed another contempt.

KATHMANDU, August 5: The services at the Supreme Court will be available full hours on Friday as well. The apex court decided to work full time with the aim of implementing the action plan to reduce the outstanding cases.

KATHMANDU, August 3: The Supreme Court (SC) has rejected a writ petition demanding the formation of a high-level investigation against Finance Minister Janardan Sharma.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued an order to conduct simultaneous hearings on the appointment of office-bearers of the constitutional bodies and Judicial Council members.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Today's hearing on the writ petitions  filed against 52 constitutional appointments made during the erstwhile KP Oli government has been postponed. The hearing was put off after the lawyers pleading on behalf of the defendants of the case - the office-bearers of the constitutional bodies - raised some questions.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The Supreme Court (SC) is conducting a hearing today on the writ petitions filed against the appointment of 52 constitutional office-bearers during the erstwhile KP Sharma Oli government.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The Supreme Court (SC) has directed the Election Commission (EC) to not immediately implement its decision to deny the Kamal Thapa-led Rastriya Prajatantra party, Nepal the election symbol of cow.

KATHMANDU, July 17: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered that government employees, security personnel and prisoners, too, be allowed to vote in the House of Representatives and Province Assembly elections.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Supreme Court (SC) has denied issuing an interim order saying that it cannot be even speculated that the CCTV footage of the Ministry of Finance was deleted.

KATHMANDU, July 15: The Supreme Court (SC) has rejected a writ petition filed by Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Bishwaraj Pokharel. The court on Friday dismissed the writ petition filed by AIG Pokharel against the appointment of IGP.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The full court meeting of the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday decided to confer the title of 'senior advocate' to 133 advocates across the country.

KATHMANDU, July 11: The hearing on the writ petition filed against the government's decision to promote Dhiraj Pratap Singh to the post of Inspector General of Police (IGP) is taking place today.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Yuvaraj Adhikari has resumed his work as the Executive Chairman of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

KATHMANDU, July 8: Several old cases are pending at the Supreme court (SC) - some for the past two decades - due to the ‘lack of time’ to hear these cases. One such case in point is the case involving former executive general manager of Nepal Oil Corporation, Yuvraj Sharma. After a series of hearings on the corruption case filed against Sharma, the SC ruled to announce the final verdict on the case. It’s already been two years since that SC decision, but the final verdict on the case hasn’t been announced. The SC ruled two years ago that Sharma had embezzled Rs 5.4 million, but the final verdict on the case is yet to be made.

CHITWAN, July 8: The Supreme Court has ordered the authorities to stop the distribution of driver's licenses from Chitwan. The court, on July 5, ordered to halt the entire process until further notice after a petition was filed alleging irregularities.

“Why do they think that an international airport  should be built in Nijgadh when the country's economy is collapsing, the national treasury is empty and the country is facing elections and farmers are not getting fertilizers?”

KATHMANDU, July 1: The Supreme Court (SC) has stayed the government’s decision to amend the standard on excavation of stones, pebbles, and sand and their sales.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The Supreme Court has made public the full text of the verdict it had announced earlier over a case involving the proposed construction of Nijgadh International Airport on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The Supreme Court has refused to issue an interim order in a writ petition seeking to stop re-polling in Bajura's Budhiganga municipality.

KATHMANDU, June 28: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued an interim order in the name of the government to collect and update the name of prisoners to ensure their voting rights in the proportional representation electoral system in the upcoming House of Representatives (HoR) election.

KATHMANDU, June 27:  Continuing with its short-term interim order issued four months ago, the Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday ordered the government not to remove Chairman of the Press Council Nepal Bal Krishna Basnet from his post.

KATHMANDU, June 27: The Supreme Court on Sunday dismissed a writ petition filed against the outgoing Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Prem Bahadur Ale Magar. A single bench of Justice Anil Kumar Sinha dismissed the writ petition that demanded relieving  Minister Ale from the post.

KATHMANDU, June 23: A case against Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Prem Bahadur Ale is going to be taken up in the Supreme Court (SC). A writ petition was filed in the Supreme Court on June 19 alleging violation of public decency and conduct.

KATHMANDU June 21 - The Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation (MoLMCPA) has stated that the recent Supreme Court decision has only allowed people to take loans by keeping their land as collateral and that land has to be classified for fragmentation.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday issued an interim order in the name of the government not to implement its decision to stop issuing loans from banks and financial institutions by accepting land as collateral.

Hearing on IGP promotion case today

June 19, 2022 11:16 am

KATHMANDU, June 19: The hearing on the writ petition against the government's decision to promote Dhiraj Pratap Singh to the post of Inspector General of Police (IGP) is taking place today.

On the one hand, a Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the Nijgadh International Airport has not been prepared while on the other its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report is ready. Why and how was the EIA of a project possible without a DPR?

KATHMANDU, June 4: Demonstrations have been organized in Kathmandu in support of the Supreme Court's order not to proceed with the work of constructing the Nijgadh International Airport.

KATHMANDU, June 3: A group of citizens have seriously objected to the criticisms and comments made at the political level against the Supreme Court’s full-bench decision of May 26 that annulled the government decision to build an international airport in Bara’s Nijgadh.

KATHMANDU, May 28: Days after the Supreme Court overturned its own decision to reduce his prison term, police have arrested former Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Armed Police Force (APF) Ranjan Koirala.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Former Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Armed Police Force (APF) Ranjan Koirala, who was convicted of murdering his wife, has been sentenced to life imprisonment.

KATHMANDU, May 26: The Supreme Court has overturned the government's decision to build an international airport in Nijgadh, Bara.

KATHMANDU, May 13: The courts across the country, including the Supreme Court, will be closed till May 16 due to the local level elections.

KATHMANDU, May 6: The Supreme Court has upheld the order issued by the District Court of Rautahat to keep former minister Mohammed Aftab Alam to stand trial while still remaining in custody.

KATHMANDU, May 6: The Supreme Court (SC) has directed the Chief Secretary of the Government of Nepal, Shankar Das Bairagi, to furnish a written response within seven days on a case relating to contempt of court for his failure to implement the court’s decision to restrict the use of plastic bags.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Hearing on a writ petition filed at the Supreme Court against the appointment of the new Inspector General (IG) of Nepal Police is set to continue today as the hearing could not be completed on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The hearing on writ petition filed by Additional Inspector General of Police Bishwaraj Pokharel against the appointment of AIG Dhiraj Pratap Singh to the post of Inspector General of Police (IGP) by the government is currently underway at the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, May 2: A writ petition filed by Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Bishwaraj Pokharel of Nepal Police against the appointment of AIG Dhiraj Pratap Singh to the post of Inspector General of Police (IGP) as per the decision of the Cabinet on Sunday was registered at the Supreme Court on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 30: The Supreme Court has upheld the interim order that allowed Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank Maha Prasad Adhikari, who was suspended by the government, to resume work.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Supreme Court has issued a short-term interim order against the government’s decision to suspend Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank Maha Prasad Adhikari.