KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The Judicial Council (JC) has transferred three Special Court judges. A meeting of the JC led by Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana on Sunday decided to transfer judges Chandi Raj Dhakal and Ratna Bahadur Bagchand to Jumla High Court and judge Narayan Pokhrel to Rajbiraj High Court.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Beginning the process to appoint the next chief justice, the Judicial Council (JC) secretariat has recommended seniormost justice Deepak Raj Joshee and justice Cholendra SJB Rana for the top post.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The Judicial Council (JC) headed by Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee has decided on Wednesday to probe against Kathmandu District Court Judge Amrit Bahadur Basnet over his controversial decision to grant bail to an accused who faces fraud charges for misappropriating billions of rupees.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Sher Bahadur Tamang said on Monday that the Judicial Council (JC) will be activated soon  for scrutinizing the property details of judges.

JC forwards three names for CJ

March 28, 2018 06:45 am

KATHMANDU, March 28: The Judicial Council (JC) on Tuesday forwarded the names of three justices to the Constitutional Council for the selection of the chief justice.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Nepal Bar Association (NBA) has expressed its deep concerns over the letter issued on Wednesday by Judicial Council Secretary Nripa Dhwaj Niraula to inform Gopal Prasad Parajuli that he has been relieved of the post of chief justice on age ground.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Judicial Council (JC) has called an emergency meeting following the controversy that cropped up after newly elected Bidya Devi Bhandari was sworn in as President by ‘ousted’ Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The Judicial Council (JC) headed by Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli on Thursday has recommended four individuals for appointment as High Court judges.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The Judicial Council (JC) headed by Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli on Thursday discussed the issue of appointment of four chief judges and judges at the high courts (HC) but failed to take any decision on the matter.

JC to award judges for best performance

December 18, 2017 04:45 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: The Judicial Council (JC) is all set to award four judges for best performance on the occasion of Judicial Council Day on Monday. The four jusges include two high court judges and two district court judges.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: In a significant move, the Judicial Council (JC) which is the authorized body to appoint judges is making final preparations to appoint district judges through open competition.

KATHMANDU, July 6: A Cabinet meeting today decided to appoint Secretary of Judicial Council Nahakul Subedi as the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, June 13: The Judicial Council meeting on Tuesday decided to maintain the record of date of birth of the Acting Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli as per his latest copy of citizenship certificate. The council took the decision citing the recent Supreme Court verdict on a writ petition of High Court Judge Surendrabeer Singh Basnyat.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The Judicial Council (JC) on Tuesday said that  copies of the academic certificates of all justices are safely in its keeping.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The Judicial Council (JC) has defended its recent recommendations for the appointment of 80 judges at the seven high courts and their extended benches.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Society of Government Attorneys and the trade unions at the Office of the Attorney General have expressed serious disappointment over the Judicial Council's recommendations for the appointment of  80 judges at the seven high courts and their extended benches.

Situala assumes JC membership

October 3, 2016 21:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: The newly-appointed Judicial Council member Ram Prasad Sitaula assumed office on Monday. Chief Justice Sushila Karki administered him oath of office and secrecy amidst a special function at the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: The Judicial Council has designated chief judges at the newly-formed five high courts and judges at all the seven high courts.