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, 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, 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 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.
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.
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, 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 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.
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 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.