KATHMANDU, March 23: The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered its own administration to clarify why it had earlier refused to register a contempt of court case brought against the then chief justice Gopal Parajuli.
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 16: Gopal Parajuli tendered his resignation as chief justice as per Article 131 (A) of the Constitution after meeting President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Thursday afternoon, according to a press release from the Office of the President.
KATHMANDU, March 15: Stating that Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli had already received his retirement on August 5, 2017 as per his personal credentials, Judicial Council Secretary Nripa Dhwaj Niraula Wednesday handed him a letter of retirement at a time when the judiciary is facing a serious crisis.
KATHMANDU, Mar 14: Balram KC, former justice of Supreme Court has stressed that Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli should step down for the betterment of the legislative body, over the latest controversies surrounding him.
KATHMANDU Mar 14: Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli today also has formed benches for hearing the cases excluding Justices Cholendra Shamsher Rana, who had withdrawn himself from the bench on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Mar 13: Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli has denied a bench to Justice Cholendra Shamsher JBR. Earlier this week, CJ Parajuli had formed a seven member extended full bench on Monday. However, on Tuesday, Justice Rana had withdrawn himself from the bench.
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, Mar 11: Hearing on contempt of court case against Kantipur daily is scheduled for 11 AM today in a seven-member full-bench of the Supreme Court. The hearing is being led by Chief Justice, Gopal Parajuli.
KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Displaying his academic and citizenship certificates at a press conference on Wednesday, Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), challenged Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli to publicly show his certificates also.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli has courted serious controversy after he allegedly issued a death threat against senior advocate Surendra Bhandari, who recently pleaded on behalf of Dr Gobinda KC in a contempt of court case.
KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Rejecting the contempt of court charge brought against him, Dr Govinda KC has accused Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli of undermining the dignity of the judiciary. He was recording his statement at the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Folk singer Prajapati Parajuli expressed concern over the degrading quality of Nepali music and lyrics. Speaking at the 6th Sports and Teej Fest organized on Tuesday in Baglung, he shared that the Nepali music industry was in peril due to ignorance on the part of music professionals.
KATHMANDU, April 30: Supreme Court's senior most Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli assumed the office as the Acting Chief Justice on Sunday, following the suspension of Chief Justice Sushila Karki with the registration of impeachment motion against her at the Legislature-Parliament earlier on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, April 30: Hours after registering an impeachment motion against Chief Justice Sushila Karki, the government on Sunday appointed Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli as the acting chief justice of the Supreme Court. Parajuli was appointed the acting CJ based on the principle of seniority. The acting CJ took oath of the office subsequently after his appointment.