KATHMANDU, July 5: Hearing on the writ petitions over the House dissolution case concluded on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The ongoing hearing on the parliament dissolution case is drawing closer to the conclusion as legal practitioners representing the writ petitioners concluded their counter debate on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has asked the advocates whether the court could order for the appointment of any individual with majority in parliament as the prime minister.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Pleading on behalf of Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota has begun at the constitutional bench on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case.

KATHMANDU, July 3: The Supreme Court (SC) is likely to pass its verdict on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case next week.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Hearing on 26 writ petitions, which seek the restoration of the lower House of the federal parliament, is to continue on Friday as well.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Senior advocate Surendra Mahato has argued that the President did not think that Sher Bahadur Deuba’s claim that he must be appointed as the Prime  minister was rational as his claim was supported by the lawmakers from other political parties.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Former Attorney General Agni Kharel has argued that KP Sharma Oli can stake claim to the post of Prime Minister as per Article 76 (5).

KATHMANDU, July 1: Today’s hearing on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case has begun at the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Senior Advocate Sushil Panta has argued that no case can be filed against the President.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Deputy Attorney General Sanjeev Raj Regmi has said the court cannot question the decisions taken by the president constitutionally in regard with the appointment of Prime Minister.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Government attorneys are scheduled to plead on behalf of the government on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case on Wednesday as well.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Padma Prasad Pandey has argued that the constitution of Nepal does not envisage the Prime Minister's resignation in the current situation.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The government attorneys are scheduled to continue pleading on behalf of the government on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Legal practitioners and government attorneys are scheduled to begin pleading in favor of the May 22’s House dissolution by President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the recommendation of the Council of Ministers.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Debate by the writ petitioners on the House dissolution case concluded on Sunday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, June 27: The hearing on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case will continue on Sunday as well.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Friday’s hearing on the writ petitions registered against the ‘unconstitutional’ dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) has concluded.

KATHMANDU, June 23: The hearing on the writ petitions filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives ( HoR) has begun at the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, June 23: The hearing on writ petitions filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives ( HoR) is to be continued at the Supreme Court from today.

KATHMANDU, June 9: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued a show cause order to the government on the case of the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) refusing to issue an interim order.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The Supreme Court (SC), following initial hearings on a writ petition filed against the ‘unconstitutional’ Cabinet reshuffle, refused to issue an interim-order as demanded by the petitioners, on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, June 7: The hearing on the House of Representatives (HoR) case in the Supreme Court has been postponed for Wednesday after Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra Shumser Rana fell ill.

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

KATHMANDU, May 27: Hearing on the writ petitions registered against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) has begun at the Supreme Court (SC).

KATHMANDU, May 27: Hearing on 19 writ petitions, which were filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) at the Supreme Court (SC) on May 22, is scheduled to begin Thursday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Preliminary hearings on the writ petitions filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) at the Supreme Court have been scheduled for May 27 and May 28.

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.

The hearing on the writ petitions against the move of Prime Minister K P Oli to dissolve the parliament will resume again on Wednesday as the Supreme Court has decided to put off all the hearings scheduled for Tuesday to mourn over the death of former justice Indra Raj Pandey.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2:  Lawyers defending Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s move to dissolve the House of Representatives on December 20 last year at the Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court have said that the prime minister enjoys the prerogative to dissolve parliament in a country with the parliamentary system like Nepal.

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 28: The Supreme Court is conducting a hearing on Thursday on separate contempt of court cases filed against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, former parliament speaker Daman Nath Dhungana and four former chief justices - Kalyan Shrestha, Sushila Karki, Anup Raj Sharma and Min Bahadur Rayamajhi.

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.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Two separate cases of contempt of court were filed against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at the Supreme Court on Tuesday.

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: Four former chairpersons of Nepal Bar Association (NBA) on Sunday strongly opposed Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's remarks denigrating senior-most advocate Krishna Prasad Bhandari.

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 24: Lawyers participating in the hearing on the House dissolution case have accused Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of contempt of court.

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 21: Advocate Om Prakash Aryal has said that President Bidya Devi Bhandari should withdraw the government's decision to dissolve the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Stating that the dissolution of parliament was unconstitutional, Senior Advocate Chandra Kanta Gyawali has said that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli attacked parliament after he failed to settle the intra-party rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Advocate Santosh Bhandari has said that the Prime Minister does not have the right to dissolve the House of Representatives, which has a full term of five years, midway.  Bhandari today on behalf of the writ petitioners spoke during a hearing on a writ petition against the HoR dissolution that is ongoing at the Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: During the ongoing hearing on the writ petitions seeking the restoration of the House of Representatives (HoR), Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra Shumsher JBR said that they would ask for the recordings of series of discussions held at the Constituent Assembly (CA) if necessary.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Hearing on writ petitions filed in the Supreme Court against the dissolution of the parliament will continue in the Constitutional Bench from today.

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: Hearing on the case of dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) is being continued on Friday as well at the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: A hearing on 13 writ petitions filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) at the Supreme Court began on Wednesday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: The hearing on 13 writ petitions filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) at the apex court is scheduled for today.