KATHMANDU, April 17: Out of the total five complaints registered at the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC), two complaints have questioned the criteria and selection process of justices recommended by the Judicial Council instead of questioning the recommended individuals.
KATHMANDU, April 4: Is the independence of the judiciary in Nepal in danger? It is the question many are asking as the recent nominations for vacant judge positions at the Supreme Court and high courts have courted controversy with a section of senior advocates opposing the proposed names citing favoritism and nepotism in the selection process.
KANCHANPUR, Sept 19: Parents of 13-year-old Nirmala Pant, who was raped and murdered almost two months ago in Kanchapur district, returned home on Tuesday after meeting the prime minister, the home minister and the inspector general of police (IGP), requesting them to deliver justice.
KATHMANDU, March 13: Justices of the Supreme Court on Monday asked Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli to take leave from Tuesday after a member of the full bench formed to hear two contempt of court cases said Chief Justice Parajuli should have retired on August 5, 2017 on age ground.
KATHMANDU, March 12: Majority of justices in the Supreme Court on Monday have suggested to Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli to stop working at the apex court and not to assign any cases to justices.
KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Dr Govinda KC has registered a Right to Information at District Administration Office, Kathmandu demanding information about debated citizenship of Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli.
KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Hearing a writ petition filed against the appointment of 11 justices at the Supreme Court (SC) during the erstwhile KP Oli government could not take place on Monday after it was known that the justice scheduled to conduct the hearing is a member of the Judicial Council (JC), the body responsible for appointing justices.
KATHMANDU, July 30: The dateline to appoint proposed 11 Justices will expire on Sunday as the meeting of Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) under the Legislature-Parliament slated for Sunday is set to decide on the appropriateness of the appointment.