KATHMANDU, April 8: The Supreme Court has issued an interim order not to halt the celebration of Bisket jatra, a cultural festival marked for nine days every New year in the district.

KATHMANDU, April 1: The Supreme Court has refused to review its March 7 verdict to revive the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center).

KATHMANDU, March 15: The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) is preparing to appeal for a review of the verdict issued by the Supreme Court (SC) to revive the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist) and CPN (MC), scrapping the erstwhile Nepal Communist Party (NCP).

The Judicial Council picked High Court Chief Judges Kumar Chudal and Nahakul Subedi for the SC justices. Chudal is currently serving as Chief Judge of High Court in Patan and Subedi as Chief Judge of High Court in Surkhet.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Leaders belonging to the Dahal-Nepal faction of the erstwhile Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have decided to be part of their respective mother party as per the Supreme Court verdict on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that the restoration of the House of Representatives has taken the country toward a fresh round of political instability.

NEW DELHI, March 8: Thousands of women joined protests by farmers on the outskirts of Delhi on Monday to mark International Women’s Day, demanding the scrapping of new laws that open up agriculture produce markets to private buyers.

NEW DELHI, March 6: Indian farmers began gathering on Saturday to block a six-lane expressway outside New Delhi to mark the 100th day of protests against deregulation of agriculture markets, to add pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: One of the two chairmen of the rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal has submitted a written response at the Supreme Court (SC) over a case of contempt of court filed against him.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Former minister and a leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Lalbabu Pandit said that the NCP should not form a new government under the leadership of the Nepali Congress (NC).

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The Supreme Court (SC) has asked Pushpa Kamal Dahal, chairman of Dahal-Nepal faction of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to present himself or his representatives in the court with a written response on the contempt of court case filed against him.

According to Oli, the rival faction leaders would probably ask for his [Oli’s] resignation after one or two days

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: A faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal on Wednesday organized a victory rally in the capital a day after the Supreme Court (SC) dismissed the government’s decision to dissolve the lower house of parliament.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court has reinstated the dissolved House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Supporters of Pushpa Kamal Dahal-Madhav Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and other people have begun celebrations following the verdict of the Supreme Court (SC) to reinstate the House of Representatives (HoR) earlier today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: An influential leader of Nepali Congress(NC) Dr Shekhar Koirala has said that Prime Minister K P Oli should step down from his post after the Supreme Court revoked his decision to dissolve the parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The Supreme Court has scrapped all the appointments made by the Prime Minister K P Oli to various constitutional bodies after the dissolution of parliament on December 20, 2020.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The Supreme Court is delivering its verdict on the House dissolution case shortly.

Army chief Thapa meets Chief Justice Rana

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KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Purna Chandra Thapa held a meeting with Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra Shumsher Rana at the latter's office on Monday afternoon.

The apex court is expected to issue the verdict anytime after Feb 23.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Prime Minister KP Oli has claimed that a contempt of court case against him was filed with the intention of earning cheap popularity.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli presented himself before the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: With the pleading by the plaintiffs and defendants on the writ petitions on the case related to the dissolution of the House of Representatives coming to an end on Monday,  the Constitutional Bench at the Supreme Court is receiving arguments from the Amicus Curiae starting from Tuesday.

The hearing on the writ petitions against the move of Prime Minister K P Oli to dissolve the parliament will resume again on Wednesday as the Supreme Court has decided to put off all the hearings scheduled for Tuesday to mourn over the death of former justice Indra Raj Pandey.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued a show-cause order in the name of the defendants on a writ petition filed by Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota seeking the invalidation of the recent appointments in various constitutional bodies.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Agni Prasad Sapkota on Friday morning filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court against the appointments made by the government at various constitutional bodies.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Pleadings on behalf of the writ petitions filed against the dissolution of the House at the Supreme Court’s Constitutional Bench are over now.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday ordered Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to present himself at the court with a written response to the case of contempt of court filed against him within seven days excluding travel time.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The Supreme Court is conducting a hearing on Thursday on separate contempt of court cases filed against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, former parliament speaker Daman Nath Dhungana and four former chief justices - Kalyan Shrestha, Sushila Karki, Anup Raj Sharma and Min Bahadur Rayamajhi.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: A contempt of court case has been registered at the Supreme Court against four former chief justices who issued a joint statement three weeks ago against the government's act of dissolving the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Two separate cases of contempt of court were filed against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at the Supreme Court on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The hearing on the case filed at the Supreme Court demanding reinstatement of the dissolved House of Representatives (HoR) continued on Monday, the eight consecutive day of the hearing. It ended for today with a decision to continue tomorrow.

Several controversies have surfaced surrounding the dozen writ petitions filed against the PM’s decision to dissolve the parliament. Have a look.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: A petition has been filed at the Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court seeking the examination of authenticity of the notice published in Nepal Gazette regarding the dissolution of House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Lawyers participating in the hearing on the House dissolution case have accused Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of contempt of court.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: A key leader of the Nepal Communist Party (Dahal-Nepal faction), Jhala Nath Khanal has expressed hope that the dissolved House of Representatives will be reinstated through the Supreme Court verdict.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21:The Supreme Court on Thursday asked for the notice of dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) published in Nepal Gazette.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Advocate Om Prakash Aryal has said that President Bidya Devi Bhandari should withdraw the government's decision to dissolve the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Stating that the dissolution of parliament was unconstitutional, Senior Advocate Chandra Kanta Gyawali has said that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli attacked parliament after he failed to settle the intra-party rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the government not to implement its decision of opening foreign investment in the agriculture sector for now.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana has asked advocates to present their arguments within half an hour during the ongoing hearing on the case against the dissolution of parliament at the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court, demanding that it repeal the provision of renewal of online media every year. Journalists and advocates duo Leelanath Ghimire and Bishnu Giri 'Nischal' on Monday filed the writ petition against the annual renewal of the internet-based media.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Lawyers have recited the statement made by chairman of the Constituent Assembly, Subhash Chandra Nembang, that “the Prime Minister does not have the right to dissolve parliament as per the constitution” during the ongoing hearing on the writ petitions registered at the Supreme Court against the dissolution of the House of Representatives by PM KP Oli.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Advocate Santosh Bhandari has said that the Prime Minister does not have the right to dissolve the House of Representatives, which has a full term of five years, midway.  Bhandari today on behalf of the writ petitioners spoke during a hearing on a writ petition against the HoR dissolution that is ongoing at the Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: During the ongoing hearing on the writ petitions seeking the restoration of the House of Representatives (HoR), Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra Shumsher JBR said that they would ask for the recordings of series of discussions held at the Constituent Assembly (CA) if necessary.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Hearing on writ petitions filed in the Supreme Court against the dissolution of the parliament will continue in the Constitutional Bench from today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Prime Minister K P Oli’s reported meetings with the justices assigned to the Constitutional Bench have raised fresh controversy in the country as the hearing on over a dozen writ petitions filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives is currently underway.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The constitutional bench of the Supreme Court held a hearing on the writ petitions filed at the court challenging the constitutionality of the dissolution of the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Hearing on the case of dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) is being continued on Friday as well at the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Government has expressed its disagreement about the requirement of full bench hearing on the writs filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR).