KATHMANDU, August 5: The government, which made a decision by violating the law, has defied the court on the same day as the Supreme Court (SC) issued an order. On the same day that the Supreme Court ordered a minister to appear in person on contempt of court charges, the government committed another contempt.
KATHMANDU, August 5: The services at the Supreme Court will be available full hours on Friday as well. The apex court decided to work full time with the aim of implementing the action plan to reduce the outstanding cases.
KATHMANDU, July 27: Today's hearing on the writ petitions filed against 52 constitutional appointments made during the erstwhile KP Oli government has been postponed. The hearing was put off after the lawyers pleading on behalf of the defendants of the case - the office-bearers of the constitutional bodies - raised some questions.
KATHMANDU, July 27: The Supreme Court (SC) is conducting a hearing today on the writ petitions filed against the appointment of 52 constitutional office-bearers during the erstwhile KP Sharma Oli government.
KATHMANDU, July 26: The Supreme Court (SC) has directed the Election Commission (EC) to not immediately implement its decision to deny the Kamal Thapa-led Rastriya Prajatantra party, Nepal the election symbol of cow.
KATHMANDU, July 17: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered that government employees, security personnel and prisoners, too, be allowed to vote in the House of Representatives and Province Assembly elections.
KATHMANDU, July 15: The Supreme Court (SC) has rejected a writ petition filed by Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Bishwaraj Pokharel. The court on Friday dismissed the writ petition filed by AIG Pokharel against the appointment of IGP.
KATHMANDU, July 8: Several old cases are pending at the Supreme court (SC) - some for the past two decades - due to the ‘lack of time’ to hear these cases. One such case in point is the case involving former executive general manager of Nepal Oil Corporation, Yuvraj Sharma. After a series of hearings on the corruption case filed against Sharma, the SC ruled to announce the final verdict on the case. It’s already been two years since that SC decision, but the final verdict on the case hasn’t been announced. The SC ruled two years ago that Sharma had embezzled Rs 5.4 million, but the final verdict on the case is yet to be made.
CHITWAN, July 8: The Supreme Court has ordered the authorities to stop the distribution of driver's licenses from Chitwan. The court, on July 5, ordered to halt the entire process until further notice after a petition was filed alleging irregularities.
“Why do they think that an international airport should be built in Nijgadh when the country's economy is collapsing, the national treasury is empty and the country is facing elections and farmers are not getting fertilizers?”
KATHMANDU, June 30: The Supreme Court has made public the full text of the verdict it had announced earlier over a case involving the proposed construction of Nijgadh International Airport on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, June 28: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued an interim order in the name of the government to collect and update the name of prisoners to ensure their voting rights in the proportional representation electoral system in the upcoming House of Representatives (HoR) election.
KATHMANDU, June 27: Continuing with its short-term interim order issued four months ago, the Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday ordered the government not to remove Chairman of the Press Council Nepal Bal Krishna Basnet from his post.
KATHMANDU, June 27: The Supreme Court on Sunday dismissed a writ petition filed against the outgoing Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Prem Bahadur Ale Magar. A single bench of Justice Anil Kumar Sinha dismissed the writ petition that demanded relieving Minister Ale from the post.
KATHMANDU, June 23: A case against Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Prem Bahadur Ale is going to be taken up in the Supreme Court (SC). A writ petition was filed in the Supreme Court on June 19 alleging violation of public decency and conduct.
KATHMANDU June 21 - The Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation (MoLMCPA) has stated that the recent Supreme Court decision has only allowed people to take loans by keeping their land as collateral and that land has to be classified for fragmentation.
KATHMANDU, June 21: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday issued an interim order in the name of the government not to implement its decision to stop issuing loans from banks and financial institutions by accepting land as collateral.
On the one hand, a Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the Nijgadh International Airport has not been prepared while on the other its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report is ready. Why and how was the EIA of a project possible without a DPR?
KATHMANDU, June 3: A group of citizens have seriously objected to the criticisms and comments made at the political level against the Supreme Court’s full-bench decision of May 26 that annulled the government decision to build an international airport in Bara’s Nijgadh.
KATHMANDU, May 28: Days after the Supreme Court overturned its own decision to reduce his prison term, police have arrested former Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Armed Police Force (APF) Ranjan Koirala.
KATHMANDU, May 6: The Supreme Court (SC) has directed the Chief Secretary of the Government of Nepal, Shankar Das Bairagi, to furnish a written response within seven days on a case relating to contempt of court for his failure to implement the court’s decision to restrict the use of plastic bags.
KATHMANDU, May 5: Hearing on a writ petition filed at the Supreme Court against the appointment of the new Inspector General (IG) of Nepal Police is set to continue today as the hearing could not be completed on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, May 4: The hearing on writ petition filed by Additional Inspector General of Police Bishwaraj Pokharel against the appointment of AIG Dhiraj Pratap Singh to the post of Inspector General of Police (IGP) by the government is currently underway at the Supreme Court.
KATHMANDU, May 2: A writ petition filed by Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Bishwaraj Pokharel of Nepal Police against the appointment of AIG Dhiraj Pratap Singh to the post of Inspector General of Police (IGP) as per the decision of the Cabinet on Sunday was registered at the Supreme Court on Monday.
KATHMANDU, April 17: Suspended Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Maha Prasad Adhikari has knocked on the doors of the Supreme Court. Adhikari has filed a petition at the apex court, requesting his reinstatement to the post at the central bank.
KATHMANDU, April 3: A hearing on the writ petition filed by CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli against 14 lawmakers including CPN (Unified Socialist) leader Madhav Kumar Nepal is currently underway at the Supreme Court. The hearing on the writ petition is being conducted by the joint bench of SC justices Anil Kumar Sinha and Nahakul Subedi.
KATHMANDU, March 30: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Til Prasad Shrestha as Justice of the Supreme Court on Tuesday. President Bhandari made the appointment at the recommendation of the Judicial Council.
KATHMANDU, March 24: The Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court has issued a show cause order in the name of the defendants in a case filed against the appointments to the constitutional bodies through an ordinance.
KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The Supreme Court has rejected two writ petitions demanding that the process of ratifying the US-funded Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement from parliament be stopped immediately.
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The Supreme Court has issued a short-term interim order against the decision of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to grant compulsory leave to Rajkumar Chhetri from the post of Director General.