KATHMANDU, August 2: Four CPN-UML lawmakers in Karnali Provincial Assembly have lost their positions as lawmakers for breaching party’s whips in the vote of confidence motion held in Karnali Province Assembly.
KATHMANDU, July 28: Four former Maoist leaders who were sacked by their parent party from the posts of members of parliament filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday, seeking a court order to reinstate them to their positions.
KATHMANDU, July 26: The Supreme Court on Sunday denied giving an interim order to halt the plan of Election Commission(EC) to settle the demand put forth by both the factions of the Rastriya Janata Party (JSP) to recognize them as official party by counting the number of Central Executive Committee members.
KATHMANDU, July 20: A supplementary petition has been filed in the Supreme Court on Monday stating that hearing of the writ petition filed earlier seeking the annulment of the appointment made to the constitutional bodies by the KP Sharma Oli-led government by bringing an ordinance, has not taken place. The government led by newly-appointed Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has already repealed the ordinance on appointments to the constitutional bodies.
KATHMANDU, July 5: The ongoing hearing on the parliament dissolution case is drawing closer to the conclusion as legal practitioners representing the writ petitioners concluded their counter debate on Monday.
KATHMANDU, July 1: Senior advocate Surendra Mahato has argued that the President did not think that Sher Bahadur Deuba’s claim that he must be appointed as the Prime minister was rational as his claim was supported by the lawmakers from other political parties.
KATHMANDU, June 29: The Supreme Court has issued an interim order to allow local government representatives, who renounced membership of their mother party and subsequently faced dismissal from the party’s general membership, to carry out their day-to-day works.
KATHMANDU, June 28: The government attorneys have begun pleading at the Supreme Court in favor of the House dissolution by President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the recommendation of the Council of Ministers. Attorney General Ramesh Badal has started the debate. He has been given three hours. Former Attorney Generals Sushil Pant and Agni Prasad Kharel will also debate after the Attorney General Badal completes putting forth his arguments on behalf of the defendants.
KATHMANDU, June 28: Legal practitioners and government attorneys are scheduled to begin pleading in favor of the May 22’s House dissolution by President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the recommendation of the Council of Ministers.
KATHMANDU, June 22: In what appears to be another blow to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday invalidated the cabinet expansion made by him following the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR).
KATHMANDU, June 22: The Supreme Court has decided to add workload and services if the infection of COVID-19 continues to decline. The plenary meeting of the Supreme Court on Monday decided to add work and services by implementing public health standards.
KATHMANDU, June 17: Arguing that the parliament was dissolved as per the constitutional provisions upon receiving recommendation from the prime minister, the Office of President has argued that the Supreme Court cannot overturn any decision taken by the president within the bounds of the existing constitutional provisions.
KATHMANDU, June 14: Eight days after its interim order not to implement the decision of Rastriya Janamorcha (RJM) to relieve Krishna Thapa of the membership of Gandaki Province Assembly, the Supreme Court on Monday annulled the membership of Thapa.
KATHMANDU, June 6: Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana has formed a Constitutional Bench to hear the case against the dissolution of the House of Representatives. The bench has been formed on the basis of seniority and expertise of the Supreme Court Justices.
KATHMANDU, June 4: The Supreme Court is holding a full court meeting of all justices today to discuss various issues including the amendment of the regulation related to the conduct of the Constitutional Bench. The meeting will also discuss the services to be provided by the court during the prohibitory period.
KATHMANDU, June 1: Chief Justice Choldrendra SJB Rana has agreed to reconstitute the Constitutional Bench based on the seniority of justices at the apex court to permanently settle the dispute concerning the formation of the bench.
KATHMANDU, May 27: Hearing on 19 writ petitions, which were filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) at the Supreme Court (SC) on May 22, is scheduled to begin Thursday afternoon.
KATHMANDU, May 18: While concluding that people infected with COVID-19 were losing life due to lack of treatment as a result of state’s insensitivity, the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday directed the government to formulate a detailed action plan within seven days to ensure effective response to COVID-19 pandemic.