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 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.

Hearing continues on parliament dissolution case

Lawyers argue 11 justices of the Supreme Court cannot be included in the bench

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: A Constitutional Bench has been formed to hear the writ petitions filed against the Citizenship Ordinance introduced by the government.

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.

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

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.

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

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 31: Pleadings on behalf of the writ petitions filed against the dissolution of the House at the Supreme Court’s Constitutional Bench are over now.

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 21:The Supreme Court on Thursday asked for the notice of dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) published in Nepal Gazette.

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.

Hearing on writ petitions filed against the dissolution of HoR to be continued today

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: The ongoing hearing on the writ petitions filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) at the Supreme Court has been put off until next week.

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: Supreme Court has asked the government to furnish a written clarification about its decision to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR).

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.

Although the writ petitioners demanded an interim order against the decision to dissolve the HoR, the apex court has denied issuing any such order.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: The constitutional bench at the Supreme Court resumed work from Wednesday after a gap of three months.