KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Lawyers affiliated with the Nepal Bar Association (NBA) have staged a protest outside the Supreme Court on Sunday, demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana. Senior advocate Purnaman Shakya, advocate Anantaraj Luitel, and advocate Padam Bahadur Shrestha were also present in the protest.
KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Nepal Bar Association (NBA) President Chandeshwor Shrestha has urged lawyers and service-seekers to inform him about any cases when Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana had passed a verdict with malafide intention.
KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Preparations for the day-to-day assignment of hearing using lottery system in the Supreme Court have reached the final stage. The scheduling of cases that the Chief Justice has been taking care of for years is about to begin using an automation system.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra SJB Rana today assigned benches to hear all types of cases including the habeas corpus ones. He has assigned hearings for 334 cases in ten benches (nine joint and one single). He has however not assigned a hearing for himself. despite the benches being fixed, the hearings have not started yet.
KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Nepal Bar Association (NBA) has announced additional programs to continue their protests outside the Supreme Court to mount pressure on Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra SJB Rana to resign from his post, accusing him of being involved in a ‘give and take’ with political parties for personal gain.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has fixed ten benches for the hearing of all types of cases including cases of habeas corpus at the Supreme Court for today. Chief Justice Rana, however, has not scheduled a bench for himself.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The stand off seen at the Supreme Court is heading towards the resolution as agitating lawyers and Supreme Court justices are close to consensus to schedule cases through lottery system.
KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The Political Coordination Committee that comprises top leaders of ruling parties has said that the stalemate seen at the Supreme Court for the past two weeks should be resolved at the earliest.
KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JBR has scheduled hearings for all types of cases including the habeas corpus cases for Friday. Out of the eight benches assigned for the hearing, seven are joint benches and one is single bench.
As the tussle between the NBA and chief of the judiciary continues for weeks, ordinary people who wait for justice for years, if not decades, are left in the lurch and their hope to get justice is fast fading away. Such a situation must end.
KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Justices of the Supreme Court (SC) have once again refused to hear any of the cases scheduled for today by Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana. The chief justice had constituted nine benches to hear different cases on Tuesday. Among them, eight are joint benches while one is the chief justice’s single bench.
KATHMANDU, Oct 30: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has claimed that there is no possibility for early elections and that an agreement has already been reached among the coalition partners to join hands to contest the upcoming elections.
KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Supreme Court justices seeking the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana did not attend any hearing on Friday. Cases including those requiring habeas corpus have been affected due to the justices’ protest.
KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Justices of the Supreme Court (SC) have demanded the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana, claiming that the issue of the chief justice seeking his ‘share’ in the government through political give-and-take was a very grave one.
KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Former Supreme Court (SC) justice Bhairav Prasad Lamsal passed away on Thursday at the age of 81. The SC has said in a statement that Lamsal's demise has caused irreparable damage to the country’s judicial sector.
KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Nepal Bar Association (NBA), the umbrella organization of lawyers across the country, has apologized for the inconvenience caused to the service seekers due to obstruction seen on the hearing at the Supreme Court.
KATHMANDU, Oct 11: The Supreme Court has ordered the authority concerned to present Ruby Khan, who came to Kathmandu from Nepalgunj, to demand justice. A single bench of Justice Deepak Kumar Karki on Sunday ordered the police to produce Khan before the court within 24 hours.
KATHMANDU, Oct 2: The Supreme Court has ordered the police to register a complaint and conduct necessary investigation into the incident involving the killing of a leader close to Netra Bikram Chanda-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN).
KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The Supreme Court has demanded the government to furnish reasons for issuing an ordinance on political parties. The Constitutional Bench led by Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana on Friday issued a show cause order refusing to issue an interim order.
KATHMANDU, Sept 24: A pre-scheduled hearing on a writ petition filed by former minister Mohammad Aftab Alam was deferred on Friday. The hearing was to be conducted by the bench of justices Anil Kumar Sinha and Kumar Chudal today.
KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued an interim order to the authorities not to take action against anyone on the basis of their negative remarks about projects operating in the country, including the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).
KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Due to the Supreme Court’s interim order to suspend the recruitment process, some 30,000 candidates who have completed the examinations for various posts of the Public Service Commission (PSC) are under stress.
KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The hearing on the separate cases filed by CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and Speaker Agni Sapkota has been prolonged after the Supreme Court could not conclude the hearing on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The Supreme Court has summoned both sides for discussions on the writ petitions filed by the CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli against Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Agni Sapkota.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5: A scheduled hearing on the writ petition filed at the Supreme Court (SC) against the appointment of Kulman Ghising to the post of managing director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has been postponed.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra SJB Rana will look into a writ petition filed at the Supreme Court against the appointment of Kulman Ghising to the post of managing director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA). CJ Rana assigned the writ petition to himself on Sunday.