KATHMANDU, June 28: A writ petition against Rabi Lamichhane, chairman of the Rastriya Swatantra Party, has been filed at the constitutional bench of the Supreme Court. Yuvraj Paudel filed the writ petition regarding the eligibility of Lamichhane's post as Member of Parliament (MP). In the said writ petition, it has been claimed that Lamichhane is unfit for the position of MP due to his involvement in the dual citizenship case and is not in accordance with the procedure.
KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The Supreme Court (SC) has refused to issue an interim order on a writ petition filed against Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Rabi Lamichhane over his citizenship issue. With the court’s decision, Lamichhane’s position as a Member of Parliament (MP) will remain intact even as the case is sub judice at the apex court.
KATHMANDU, March 4: After a hiatus of six months, a constitutional bench of the Supreme Court is sitting today. Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana, who is currently under suspension after the ruling parties filed an impeachment motion against him, was not able to hold a constitutional bench since September last year.
KATHMANDU, August 27: Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has announced not to be a part of the Constitutional Bench that will pass the final verdict on a writ petition filed against the appointments made to various constitutional bodies by the erstwhile government led by K P Oli.
KATHMANDU, June 9: Following a continuous raising of questions regarding the formation of the Constitutional Bench formed to conduct hearings on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case, the Supreme Court justices on the bench are currently engaged in internal discussion.
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 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.
KATHMANDU, June 1: Despite questions raised by the petitioners over the composition of the five-member Constitutional Bench formed to test the constitutionality of May 22 House dissolution, Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JBR has not made any changes to the bench for Tuesday’s hearing.
KATHMANDU, May 28: Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JBR has picked four justices of the Supreme Court (SC) to conduct hearings on the writ petitions filed against the dissolution of the 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 16: With the pleading by the plaintiffs and defendants on the writ petitions on the case related to the dissolution of the House of Representatives coming to an end on Monday, the Constitutional Bench at the Supreme Court is receiving arguments from the Amicus Curiae starting from Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Attorney General Agni Prasad Kharel has clarified that the incumbent government had the right to govern for five years but the midterm election was announced since the government was not allowed to function for its full tenure.
KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The hearing on the case filed at the Supreme Court demanding reinstatement of the dissolved House of Representatives (HoR) continued on Monday, the eight consecutive day of the hearing. It ended for today with a decision to continue tomorrow.
KATHMANDU, Jan 24: A petition has been filed at the Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court seeking the examination of authenticity of the notice published in Nepal Gazette regarding the dissolution of House of Representatives (HoR).
KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Attorney General Agni Prasad Kharel presented a copy of the Nepal Gazette containing the notice published regarding the dissolution of the House of Representatives to the Constitutional Bench on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Lawyers have recited the statement made by chairman of the Constituent Assembly, Subhash Chandra Nembang, that “the Prime Minister does not have the right to dissolve parliament as per the constitution” during the ongoing hearing on the writ petitions registered at the Supreme Court against the dissolution of the House of Representatives by PM KP Oli.
KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The hearing on the writ petitions filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) resumed at the Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday afternoon.
KATHMANDU, Jan 16: While rejecting the call of petitioners to take the case to full bench, the Supreme Court on Friday ordered that the hearing on the writ petitions filed against the dissolution of House of Representative (HoR) would be conducted by the constitutional bench itself.
KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Supreme Court (SC) has refuted news reports published in a section of media about the meeting between Prime Minister K P Oli and the SC justices assigned to the Constitutional Bench that is entrusted with the responsibility to decide the fate of the dissolved parliament.
KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Prime Minister K P Oli’s reported meetings with the justices assigned to the Constitutional Bench have raised fresh controversy in the country as the hearing on over a dozen writ petitions filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives is currently underway.
KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The constitutional bench of the Supreme Court held a hearing on the writ petitions filed at the court challenging the constitutionality of the dissolution of the House of Representatives.
KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Despite widespread demand for the formation of a larger full bench, there is no certainty that the Supreme Court will set up such a bench to look into the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case.
KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Justice Hari Krishna Karki has decided to abstain from the Constitutional Bench after lawyers making case against the decision of Prime Minister K P Oli to dissolve the lower house of the federal parliament objected to his presence.
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: A constitutional bench headed by Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra Shumsher Rana is scheduled to begin hearings on more than a dozen writ petitions filed at the Supreme Court against the dissolution of parliament.