KATHMANDU, June 25: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court (SC) accusing Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balendra Shah (Balen) of contempt of court.

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, 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, Jan 28: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday ordered Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to present himself at the court with a written response to the case of contempt of court filed against him within seven days excluding travel time.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: A contempt of court case has been registered at the Supreme Court against four former chief justices who issued a joint statement three weeks ago against the government's act of dissolving the House of Representatives.

Understanding contempt of court

August 27, 2020 13:06 pm

“Fair and objective criticism of judicial decision will instill accountability and greater discipline in decision making. If no one is allowed to judge judges, there could be lawless courts and irresponsible judging. But criticism of judgments should not lead to the denigration of judges.” This is the statement from former Chief Justice and Attorney General of Singapore Chan Sek Keong, where he has acknowledged the importance of fair and objective criticism of the courts.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The Supreme Court on Thursday annulled the contempt of court cases filed against Dr Govinda KC and  Kantipur Publications, acquitting them of contempt.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday issued summons to some bigwigs including Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa and Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya for not properly working as directed by the apex court some four years ago.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: A contempt of court charge was filed at the Supreme Court  (SC) on Friday against the high authorities including Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa and Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya, accusing them of not abiding by a court order issued in relation to keeping intact the environment of the capital city by controlling visual pollution

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Admitting that ‘middlemen’ were unduly influencing the judiciary, Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana on Sunday said he plans to charge them with contempt of court.

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.