KATHMANDU, March 27: A single bench of Justice ordered to register the case filed at the Supreme Court (SC) against the oath taking administered by former Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli to President Bidya Devi Bhandari, arguing that it was unlawful.
NEW DELHI, March 9: In a landmark ruling, Supreme Court recognized the right to die with dignity and legalized passive euthanasia on Friday. A Constitution bench comprising Chief Justice of India Dipak Kumar Misra, Justice AK Sikri, Justice AM Khanwilkar, Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice Ashok Bhushan, passed the verdict on the plea to allow "living will" that will authorize the withdrawal of all life support systems if in the opinion of the doctors he has reached an irreversible stage of terminal illness.
As Supreme Court cleared the path for the release of Padmaavat and stayed the ban on the film imposed by Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh, protests are already being reported from various parts of India.
NEW DELHI, Jan 12: Four sitting judges of the Supreme Court of India on Friday said the administration of the highest court was not in order, warning that democracy would not survive in the country unless the institution was preserved.
KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC has been presented before the Supreme Court on Tuesday morning. Dr KC, who was taken into detention on Monday evening, has faced the charge of contempt of court.
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: The Supreme Court cleared the way for telecom company Ncell to repatriate its dividend from Nepal on Sunday. A division bench of Justices Om Prakash Mishra and Kedar Prasad Chalise allowed repatriation of profits earned by Ncell.
WASHINGTON, Dec 5: The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries to go into full effect even as legal challenges continue in lower courts.
KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Supreme Court on Sunday issued an interim order ruling that the government allow now sacked Managing Director (MD) of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Gopal Khadk until the case is finalized.
KATHMANDU, August 9: While the writ petition filed against hotelier Karna Shakya is still subjudice at the Supreme Court, Park Village Water Front Resort is operating in full swing on the Lakeside in Pokhara.
WASHINGTON, June 27: The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by reviving parts of a travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries that he said is needed for national security but that opponents decry as discriminatory.
KATHMANDU, June 4: Gunjaman BK , CPN-UML candidate for the position of the Ward member from Ward 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City, and lawyer Tulsi Ram on Sunday have filed a writ petition at Supreme Court demanding for the scrapping of decision made by Election Commission on Saturday to conduct re-election in Ward 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.
KATHMANDU, April 24: Senior Lawyer Purna Prasad Rajbanshi on Monday filed a writ of habeas corpus at Supreme Court (SC) demanding release of Deputy Inspector General(DIG) Nawaraj Silwal who was detailed by Nepal Police Administration earlier today.
KATHMANDU, Feb 13: The government decision to appoint Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Jay Bahadur Chand as Inspector General (IGP) of Nepal Police has run into trouble, with the Supreme Court staying the decision within hours of its implementation. The apex court has said the stay order is only for until it decides whether or not an interim order is required.
KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Supreme Court (SC) has started hearing on the writ petition filed against now suspended Chief Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, June 16: The Supreme Court administration will be led by a registrar general in near future if the Supreme Court Act amendment bill, which is currently under consideration at Parliament, is passed by the House.