KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The Professional Alliance for Peace and Democracy (PAPAD) has announced its participation in the ‘Baluwatar justice march’, demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The stand off seen at the Supreme Court is heading towards the resolution as agitating lawyers and Supreme Court justices are close to consensus to schedule cases through lottery system.
KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The Nepal Bar Association (NBA) staged a sit-in at the main gate of the Supreme Court on Sunday. The agitating lawyers staged a sit-in at the Supreme Court premises from 10 AM to 11:30 AM on Sunday demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana.
As the tussle between the NBA and chief of the judiciary continues for weeks, ordinary people who wait for justice for years, if not decades, are left in the lurch and their hope to get justice is fast fading away. Such a situation must end.
KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Nepal Bar Association—the umbrella organization of lawyers across the country—has served a five-day ultimatum to Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana to tender resignation from the post.
KATHMANDU, Oct 28: People from various walks of life staged a demonstration at Maitighar Mandala in the capital on Thursday, demanding an end to all kinds of interventions in the independent judiciary.
KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Hearings on the cases under the single bench of Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana took place at the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Other justices, however, refused to hear any case today. Hearings on the cases could not take place on Monday and Tuesday as well.
KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Nepal Bar Association (NBA) has held political parties responsible for disputes in the judiciary. The NBA has also urged Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana to resign immediately.
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, Jan 29: While expressing serious dissatisfaction over the criticisms being made against the apex court in relation to the ongoing hearing on the case related to the dissolution of the House of Representatives(HoR), Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has urged lawyers' bodies to help protect the independence of the judiciary.
WASHINGTON, Jan 2: U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts will be a central figure in the ongoing drama of the Donald Trump presidency in coming months. He is due to preside over a Senate impeachment trial, while the Supreme Court he leads will rule on a titanic clash over the president’s attempts to keep his financial records secret.
Kathmandu, Aug 11: Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana has urged one and all to extend support to court for building independent and fair judiciary because judiciary's lone efforts were not adequate.
KATHMANDU, August 1: Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JBR has urged the media persons not to carry news on the cases that are sub-judice in the court, arguing that it could affect the judiciary's performance for justice delivery.
KATHMANDU, April 29: Chief Justice Cholendra Shumser JB Rana has said the culture of settling disputes through mediation would help build smooth relations between the two ( disputing) parties, thus contributing to the creation of a just and peaceful society.
MUMBAI, April 20: The chief justice of India’s Supreme Court, Ranjan Gogoi, on Saturday denied allegations that he made unwanted sexual advances towards a junior court assistant who worked in an office at his home and that she was subsequently victimised.
KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana has asserted that preparations were being made to bring to book those tarnishing the image of the court under the contempt of court.
KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the government and Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) not to bar businessman Ajeya Raj Sumargi from withdrawing the USD 7 million that he had brought from foreign banks and has been blocked at the central bank for lack of clear sources for the money.
KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Chief Justice Om Prakash Mishra assumed leadership of the judiciary some four months ago with a stated commitment to zero tolerance for corruption. But he has not decided even a single graft case at his own bench.
KATHMANDU, Dec 3: The Constitutional Council (CC) headed by Prime Minister KP Oli is scheduled to meet on Monday morning to pick the successor to Chief Justice Om Prakash Mishra, the prime minister’s secretariat said on Sunday.