KATHMANDU, Sept 29: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued a mandamus for a second time, instructing the government to remove all illegal physical structures within 65 meters from the banks of Phewa Lake within the next six months. The SC order aims to demolish buildings constructed on public land surrounding the lake.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26:The Supreme Court has asked for a reason for not prosecuting former Prime Minister duo Madhav Kumar Nepal and Dr Baburam Bhattarai in the Lalita Niwas land-grab scam.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Minister for Forests and Environment Birendra Mahato has drawn widespread criticism for his controversial proposals such as advocating for tiger hunting and promoting commercial activities like hotels, lodges, cable cars, and paragliding within the national park areas.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued a mandamus to ensure the prompt resolution of juvenile cases within 120 days in accordance with the law. The SC has directed the district court to expedite the resolution of cases after juvenile cases have been unnecessarily delayed in juvenile correctional houses during judicial custody for preliminary investigation. This decision was made by the full bench of Justices Prakashman Singh Raut, Sapana Pradhan Malla, and Til Prasad Shrestha while addressing a writ petition related to habeas corpus.

KATHMANDU, September 1: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) has initiated a 10-day period for accepting complaints against the nomination of Supreme Court (SC) Justice Binod Sharma. In a meeting held today, the committee decided to invite complaints against Sharma within the specified timeframe.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued an interim order not to take any long-term decisions, stating that the vote of confidence taken by the Chief Minister of Koshi Province Government, Uddhav Thapa, cannot be considered constitutional.

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 23: The leaders of CPN-UML have filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court (SC) against the Chief Minister (CM) of Koshi Province, Uddhav Thapa, on Wednesday, claiming that Thapa obtained the vote of confidence by violating the Constitution. The UML leaders from the Koshi Province Parliamentary Party, along with Hikmat Kumar Karki, approached the SC.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the Kanti Children's Hospital in Kathmandu to provide Rs 3 million in compensation to the family of a child for showing sheer negligence in the treatment.

KATHMANDU, July 27: There have been instances of people marrying outside their castes against the consent of the girl’s family facing charges of kidnapping, hostage-taking, and rape. Giving its verdict on a similar case, the Supreme Court has (SC) ruled that such mariages are child marriages and not a case of abduction, hostage taking, and rape.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The Supreme Court (SC) is delivering its verdict on the habeas corpus application filed by the accused in the forgery case of obtaining government signatures and documents to register the government land of Lalita Niwas in the name of individuals.

KATHMANDU, July 19: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court demanding cancellation of the controversial Constituency Infrastructure Development Fund.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Hearing on the writ petition filed against Koshi government is going to take place in the Supreme Court today.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued a show cause order on the writ petition of the three accused arrested in connection with the Lalita Niwasland-grab scam.

KATHMANDU, June 9: The Supreme Court has ordered the bodies concerned to submit a copy of the Citizenship Bill certified by President Ram Chandra Paudel. During the hearing of the petition filed against the Citizenship Bill on Friday, the court demanded for the certified copy.

KATHMANDU, May 28: The Supreme Court has ruled that six months imprisonment will be imposed in the case if someone who doesn't have a driver’s license kills a person in a motorcycle accident. The Supreme Court has interpreted the two-wheeler accident in a different way and decided to imprison the driver if one does not have a driving license.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Resham Chaudhary, who was found guilty in the Tikapur massacre, has said that the verdict of the Supreme Court is acceptable to him.

KATHMANDU, May 17: The Supreme Court (SC) has requested relevant government bodies to provide evidence of Rabi Lamichhane, the President of Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP), renouncing his US passport.

KATHMANDU, May 16: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued an interim order not to immediately implement the government's decision to distribute Rs 200,000 each to disqualified Maoist combatants. A single bench of Supreme Court Justice Kumar Regmi issued the order on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The Supreme Court (SC) has asked the government not to hike taxes on electric vehicles (EVs) in the Financial Bill for the next fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, April 5:  The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed an appeal at the Supreme Court against former Minister Bikram Pandey and 21 others, who were acquitted by the special court on corruption charges related to the Sikta Irrigation Project.

KATHMANDU, April 5:  The  hearing on a writ petition filed against Rabi Lamichhane, the chairman of Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP), is currently underway at the Supreme Court (SC). The hearing, which was scheduled for Wednesday, is being conducted by the single bench of Justice Hari Prasad Phuyal. The petition was filed by Yuvraj Paudel (Safal) and requests the annulment of the decision to acquit Lamichhane on charges of passport misuse.

KATHMANDU, March 10: The Supreme Court has refused to issue an interim order on a writ petition filed by advocate Gyanendra Aran and others demanding the arrest and investigation of Prime Minister and Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Hearing on a writ petition filed against Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the Supreme Court has started. Petitioners’ lawyers have started making their arguments before a single bench of Justice Ishwar Prasad Khatiwada.

KATHMANDU, March 10: The writ petition filed at the Supreme Court (SC) demanding the immediate arrest of and investigation into Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is also the chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center), holding him responsible for the deaths and destruction during the decade-long Maoist armed insurgency, could not be heard on Thursday. The first hearing of the case was scheduled for Thursday, but the hearing did not take place because the bench could not manage time to hear the case. The next hearing is scheduled for Friday.

POKHARA, March 8: CPN (Maoist Center) Gandaki Province has said that the court cannot interfere in matters that fall under the jurisdiction of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).

KATHMANDU, March 8: The Supreme Court (SC) released the full text of the verdict on the case against Rastriya Swatantra Party Chairman Rabi Lamichhane on Tuesday, saying that there is no need to elaborate on the matter further as his passport is under investigation.

KATHMANDU, March 5: The CPN (Maoist Center) has objected to the Supreme Court (SC)'s order to the SC administration to register writ petitions against the Prime Minister and Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

KATHMANDU, March 2: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the government to release Shova Kanta Dhakal, one of the masterminds behind the Lalita Niwas land grab scam.

KATHMANDU, March 1: Not only the Supreme Court but also the high courts are dependent on acting heads in the absence of a Chief Justice and chief judges, respectively.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The Supreme Court (SC) has a constitutional system of 21 justices including the Chief Justice. Due to the expiry of the tenure of the justices in the SC due to the age limit, now the posts of five justices including the Chief Justice are vacant.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday issued an order allowing rape-accused cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane to travel to foreign countries to play cricket matches.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday issued an interim order prohibiting the advertisement of alcoholic beverages by media houses.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8:  The Supreme Court has ordered the concerned authorities to submit the report prepared by the impeachment recommendation committee against the suspended Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: The Supreme Court has refused to issue an interim order in the case filed against Rabi Lamichhane, chairman of Rastriya Swatantra Party.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: The Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday issued an interim order against the Election Commission (EC) to not take forward its action against the persons involved in ‘No Not Again’ campaign.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The Supreme Court (SC) has asked authorities concerned not to implement the distribution of licenses of stock exchange, stockbrokers and micro insurance, citing that it will breach the code of conduct of the November 20 election.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The Election Commission (EC) has sought a clarification within 24 hours from Minister for Urban Development Metmani Chaudhary on charge of distributing foodstuffs in his constituency against the election code of conduct.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The Supreme Court has issued a show-cause order on Sunday regarding the writ petition regarding the tenure of the Speaker and Deputy Speaker. A single bench of Judge Hari Prasad Phuyal gave priority to the writ petition and asked for reasons within 15 days.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday issued a show-cause order on writ petitions filed against President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Hearing on the writ petitions filed against President Bidya Devi Bhandari for not authenticating the Citizenship Bill is scheduled to take place today. The hearing will be conducted by a single bench of Supreme Court Justice Hari Prasad Phuyal on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The suspended Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana on Wednesday furnished his statement before the Impeachment Recommendation Committee of the federal parliament. Suspended CJ Rana will be quizzed on Thursday as well as the recording of his statement Wednesday could not be completed.

KATHMANDU, August 29: The Supreme Court (SC) has directed Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balendra Shah (Balen) to furnish written clarification within seven days on a contempt of court case filed against him.

KATHMANDU, August 7: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued a verdict to consider the cheque-bounce under criminal case, correcting its earlier decision of three years ago.

KATHMANDU, May 30: The government has said that the Nijgadh International Airport Project will be taken forward by preparing an investment structure for the project through Investment Board Nepal. The Supreme Court, however, has recently overturned the government’s decision to build the airport.

KATHMANDU, May 28: Senior Nepali Congress leader Ram Chandra Poudel has termed the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) to overturn government's decision to build Nijgadh International Airport as an irrational decision.

KATHMANDU, May 3: The Supreme Court (SC) has sought a written response from the government on its failure to submit its reports on the implementation status of various international conventions and treaties related to human rights that Nepal is party to.

KATHMANDU, April 29: As the hearing on a case filed by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Maha Prasad Adhikari against the government's decision did not complete at the Supreme Court on Thursday, the hearing on the petition has been scheduled for Friday as well.

KATHMANDU, APril 27: The hearing on the case filed by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Maha Prasad Adhkari against the government’s decision to suspend him could not be completed at the Supreme Court on Tuesday. As a result, the hearing on the case was postponed for Thursday (April 28).

KATHMANDU, April 21: The Supreme Court has issued an interim order to not implement the arrangement that prevents contractors from contesting the local level election.

KATHMANDU, April 20: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered full implementation of the election code of conduct issued by the Election Commission of Nepal for the upcoming local level election scheduled for May 13.