KATHMANDU, Oct 6: The full court meeting of the Supreme Court has decided to hold hearings on cases of habeas corpus that require immediate hearing during the near-coming Dashain festival.

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, Dec 23: Hearing on writ petitions filed in the Supreme Court (SC) against the dissolution of the House of Representative (HoR) is scheduled for today.

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PHC clears four envoy nominees

July 9, 2019 06:30 am

KATHMANDU, July 9: The Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) has unanimously endorsed the ambassadorial nominees for four countries including Qatar, Bangladesh, Australia and Spain on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: A week after concluding hearings for chief justice nominee Deepak Raj Joshee, the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) remains undecided as the ruling and opposition parties are divided whether to endorse or reject the nomination.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Although the confusion over an academic certificate of chief justice nominee Deepak Raj Joshee has been cleared, the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) put off any decision yet again on Monday as lawmakers of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) were against his nomination.

KATHMANDU, June 23: A joint sitting of the House of Representatives and the National Assembly on Friday endorsed the joint parliamentary regulations, finally paving the way for the formation of the much awaited parliamentary hearings committee.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The Supreme Court (SC) has a trend of postponing hearings on 25 percent cases in its daily cause lists.

Four bench hearings adjourned

March 13, 2018 13:16 pm

KATHMANDU, March 13: Eight Justices of the Supreme Court (SC) were unable to session their benches after Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli formed twelve benches to conduct hearing on contempt of court case against Kantipur daily and Dr. Govinda KC.

KATHMANDU, Mar 12: The Supreme Court has begun hearing the contempt of court cases against Kantipur Publications and Dr Govinda KC in a larger full bench led by Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: The Supreme Court (SC) has begun testing the legality of the appointment of 80 High Court judges by the Judicial Council (JC) headed by former Chief Justice Sushila Karki nine and a half months ago.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli on Monday assured lawyers of introducing a 'systematic mechanism' at the Supreme Court for bloc hearings' of cases of similar nature.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Had the Supreme Court given due priority to settling high-profile corruption cases pending with it for years, NC rebel candidate Govinda Raj Joshi might not have filed as an independent for the parliamentary election from Tanahun constituency 1 on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Lawmakers were  surprised at the meeting of the Parliamentary Hearings Special Committee (PHSC) on Friday morning when officials informed them that not a single complaint had been registered at the committee secretariat against Chief Justice-designate Gopal Parajuli.

KATHMANDU, May 22: The Parliamentary Hearings Special Committee (PHSC) on Sunday endorsed a government decision to appoint Deep Basnyat as chief commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA).

KATHMANDU, May 2: The Supreme Court has postponed the hearings on writ petition filed by DIG Nawaraj Silwal challenging the government decision to promote Prakash Aryal to the post of Inspector General of Nepal Police.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: As the final hearings on the review petition over the Supreme Court verdict to uphold the appointment of suspended CIAA chief Lokman Singh Karki could not conclude Friday, the Supreme Court decided to continue hearings for Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: As the final hearings on the review petition over the Supreme Court verdict to uphold the appointment of suspended CIAA chief Lokman Singh Karki continued Thursday, lawyers in Karki’s defense argued that Karki is eligible to hold the post and said that the court’s decision to review own verdict was flawed.

SC hearings on Karki case continue

December 24, 2016 00:20 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Final hearings on the writ petition challenging the appointment of Lokman Singh Karki as chief of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) continued on Friday, with defense lawyers arguing that Karki was eligible to be appointed chief of the constitutional body.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: The Supreme Court could not conduct scheduled hearings on Thursday on a writ petition against the appointment of Lokman Singh Karki as chief commissioner of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), as Karki's lawyer Bal Krishna Neupane requested a postponement on health grounds.

SC expedites hearings on Karki case

November 11, 2016 04:23 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: The Supreme Court (SC) has expedited court proceedings in cases filed against Lokman Singh Karki, the suspended chief the country's anti-graft body, indicating that the apex court is firm in resolving crucial cases against him soon.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The Supreme Court (SC) has scheduled for Tuesday the hearings on a petition demanding halt to the salary, perks and other government incentives being provided to the suspended CIAA Chief Lokman Singh Karki.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The serving of a Supreme Court notice on Chief Commissioner at the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lokman Singh Karki, on Monday has cleared the way for beginning the hearings process to to establish whether or not he was eligible to have been appointed  to the post.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The Parliamentary Hearings Special Committee (PHSC) has scheduled hearings next week for envoys recommended for India and China.

Envoy hearings begin today

September 6, 2016 00:40 am

KATHMANDU, Sep 5: Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee is set to initiate the process for the parliamentary hearings for two ambassadorial nominees for India and China from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: The Parliamentary Hearings Special Committee (PHSC) has directed the government not to take any decision regarding names recommended for various positions before the House panel completes its hearings process.

KATHMANDU, July 29: The Parliamentary Hearings Special Committee (PHSC) has completed the hearings of 11 nominees for the posts of Supreme Court justices.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) has begun the hearings of 11 individuals recommended for the position of justice at the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, July 11: The Parliamentary Hearings Special Committee (PHSC) has endorsed the recommendation of the Constitutional Council for appointing Justice Sushila Karki as chief justice of the Supreme Court.

PHSC takes steps to begin hearings

June 24, 2016 00:50 am

KATHMANDU, June 24:Soon after endorsing its work procedure on Thursday, Parliamentary Hearings Special Committee (PHSC) has initiated the process for conducting hearings on long-pending recommendations for various constitutional positions.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The parliamentary hearings special committee is set to elect Nepali Congress lawmaker Kul Bahadur Gurung as its chairman by Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 20: With the endorsement of the new parliamentary regulations on Sunday, Parliament has paved the way for initiating parliamentary confirmation hearings for the proposed chief justice, the chief election commissioner, 11 other justices and 22 ambassadors, which have remained pending for long now.