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 The government led by newly-appointed Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has already repealed the ordinance on appointments to the constitutional bodies.

“I have not been ousted because of the people's mandate but because of the court's mandamus”

PM Oli to address nation today

July 13, 2021 11:33 am

KATHMANDU, July 13: With less than six hours left to remain as the prime minister, KP Sharma Oli is preparing to address the nation at 2 PM on Tuesday.

Here are the major highlights of the apex court’s verdict on parliament dissolution case

KATHMANDU, July 12: Nepal’s Supreme Court (SC) on Monday reinstated the House of Representatives (HoR), which was dissolved on May 22.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Supreme Court has overturned the decision of President Bidya Devi Bhandari to dissolve parliament at the recommendation of Prime Minister K P Oli.

KATHMANDU, July 12: The Constitutional Bench presided by Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JBR is likely to pass its final verdict on parliament dissolution case on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Hearing on the writ petitions over the House dissolution case concluded on Monday.

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 5: Senior Advocate Harihar Dahal has started a counter debate on the issue of the dissolution of the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The trade unions of 22 commercial banks on Sunday filed a case at the Supreme Court against the Social Security Fund (SSF) for being forced to join the fund.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Debates by legal practitioners representing Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota on the House dissolution case have concluded.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has asked the advocates whether the court could order for the appointment of any individual with majority in parliament as the prime minister.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Pleading on behalf of Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota has begun at the constitutional bench on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case.

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, July 1: Former Attorney General Agni Kharel has argued that KP Sharma Oli can stake claim to the post of Prime Minister as per Article 76 (5).

KATHMANDU, July 1: Today’s hearing on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case has begun at the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Senior Advocate Sushil Panta has argued that no case can be filed against the President.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Deputy Attorney General Sanjeev Raj Regmi has said the court cannot question the decisions taken by the president constitutionally in regard with the appointment of Prime Minister.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Government attorneys are scheduled to plead on behalf of the government on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case on Wednesday as well.

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 29: Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Padma Prasad Pandey has argued that the constitution of Nepal does not envisage the Prime Minister's resignation in the current situation.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The government attorneys are scheduled to continue pleading on behalf of the government on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case on Tuesday.

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 28: The Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday issued an interim order in the name of the government not to implement its decision to appoint former Minister Yuvraj Karki as ambassador.

KATHMANDU, June 24: The hearing on the writ petitions filed against dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) is underway at the Supreme Court on Thursday too.

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 18: The Supreme Court has issued an interim order against the government's plan to export sand, stones and pebbles to bridge the widening trade deficit.

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 10: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued an interim order in the name of the government  not to implement the Ordinance on Citizenship.

KATHMANDU, June 9: The Supreme Court (SC) has decided to seek the help of amicus curiae to decide the case related to the dissolution of parliament.

KATHMANDU, June 7: A writ petition has been filed in the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday against the move of caretaker Prime Minister K P Oli to reshuffle his cabinet.

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.

Sunday’s hearing was centered on questions raised over members of Constitutional Bench

KATHMANDU, May 27: Hearing on the writ petitions registered against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) has begun at the Supreme Court (SC).

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 27: Hearing on writ petitions filed at the Supreme Court against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) is scheduled for May 27 and May 28.

KATHMANDU, May 25: A total of 24 writ petitions were filed in the Supreme Court on Monday seeking reinstatement of the dissolved House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, May 20: The Supreme Court has said that it is unconstitutional to give continuity to seven former Maoist Center leaders as ministers even after they lost their position as lawmakers.

KATHMANDU, May 20: The Supreme Court (SC) has given an interim order to the government to make arrangements for the payment of taxes only one month after the end of prohibitory orders.

Hearing to be conducted by a single bench of Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JBR

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.