KATHMANDU, March 23: It has been revealed that Judicial Council Secretary Nripadhwaj Niraula, who handed a retirement letter to former Chief Justice Parajuli, had posted status on his Facebook account that subsequently forced him to step down.

KATHMANDU, March 14: A question has been raised over the legitimacy of the swearing-in of newly elected President Bidya Devi Bhandari after a letter of termination was handed over to Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli few minutes after he administered oath of office and secrecy to Bhandari.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) has unanimously endorsed the name of Gopal Parajuli for the post of Chief Justice on Sunday.

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.