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KATHMANDU, April 18: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee under the Federal Parliament here today has unanimously endorsed the name of five persons recommended as justices of the Supreme Court.

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.

KATHMANDU, April 3: The Judicial Council on Tuesday recommended five names for appointment as justices at the Supreme Court.

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 14: Eight justices of the Supreme Court boycotted case hearings on Tuesday with a view to pressure Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli to go on leave.

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, Jan 20: The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday defended its decision to provide what it called 'motivation allowances' to the SC justices effective from November 17.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The government recently decided to provide 50 percent of their salaries as 'motivation allowance' to the justices of the Supreme Court (SC) if they work two hours extra daily.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The Supreme Court has upheld its earlier decision to scrap the writ petition filed against the appointment of 11 justices.

3 justices appointed

October 11, 2017 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Tuesday appointed three justices for Supreme Court as per the recommendation of the Judicial Council.

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, 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 3: The Judicial Council (JC) on Tuesday recommended two Chief Judges— Purusottam Bhandari and Tej Bahadur KC—for their appointments as Justices at the Supreme Court (SC).

POKHARA, Dec 17: Chief Justice Sushila Karki said she would strive for appointment of capable and experienced justices in the judiciary.

KATHMANDU,  Aug 1: Newly appointed justices at the Supreme Court (SC) have assumed their office today after taking the oath of office and secrecy.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) on Sunday endorsed the name of all 11 individuals recommended as Justices of the Supreme Court by the Judicial Council.

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.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Most of the complaints registered at the Parliamentary Hearings Special Committee (PHSC) against 11 recommended justices are against the 'flawed' recommendation procedure itself.