MINNEAPOLIS, April 21: After three weeks of testimony, the trial of the former police officer charged with killing George Floyd ended swiftly: barely more than a day of jury deliberations, then just minutes for the verdicts to be read — guilty, guilty and guilty — and Derek Chauvin was handcuffed and taken away to prison.
A federal judge in Los Angeles handed a major victory to Katy Perry on Tuesday, overturning a jury’s verdict that found the pop superstar and her collaborators copied her 2013 hit “Dark Horse” from a 2009 Christian rap song.
NEW DELHI, Nov 9: India’s Supreme Court on Saturday awarded a Hindu group the ownership of a centuries-old religious site also claimed by Muslims in a case that has caused deep divisions and deadly riots between the two communities.
KATHMANDU, Aug 23: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday rescheduled its verdict on the Ncell capital gains tax (CGT) assessment case for August 26. This is the third time the apex court deferred its verdict relating to the CGT assessment of Ncell.
The way our political class, police administration and, now the court, have responded to Ganga Maya Adhikari’s struggle for justice offers little reason to be optimistic about rule of law and justice in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Nepal Army (NA) has filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court, demanding that the verdict of Kavre District CCourt slapping life terms against three former army officers in the Maina Sunwar murder case be annulled.
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: The Supreme Court has set a date to issue the verdict on a writ petition filed demanding the fixation of the dates of provincial and federal elections by coming January 21 only after formulating laws.
PANCHKULA, India, Aug 26: Thousands of security forces have marched through a northern Indian town to maintain calm after supporters of a quasi-religious sect leader protested his rape conviction with violence that left at least 30 dead.
KATHMANDU, August 21: Five days after putting off his 11th and longest fast-unto-death, Dr. Govinda KC warned on Sunday to launch his 12th hunger strike, demanding that the Tribhuvan University (TU)’s decision to provide affiliation to Kathmandu National Medical College of Ghattekulo, Kathmandu, be scrapped.
Republica and Nagarik dailies have in the past one month uncovered many cases of irregularities and corruption, amounting to billions of rupees, in our public entities. But no one has been punished so far. Is corruption in our public entities so pervasive that fighting it is a lost cause? And what is the judiciary’s role in it? Former Chief
Justice Sushila Karki who during her nine months in office successfully prosecuted many senior corrupt government officials shared her insights with Mahabir Paudyal.
KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The Supreme Court is announce its verdict on Friday as hearing on the writ petition registered citing suspended Director General of Department of Inland Revenue, Chudamani Sharma was kept in custody illegally concluded on Wednesday.
CHITWAN, August 7: Devi Prasad Gyawali, who lost in local level elections in Bharatpur Metropolitan City, said he had to suffer a defeat due to the Supreme Court's delay in delivering verdict to settle a dispute involving a halt in vote counting following the findings of torn up ballot papers with votes during the count.
The main opposition CPN-UML has concluded that the Supreme Court's decision to conduct re-election in Bharatpur Metropolitan City Ward No 19 has disrespected the people's mandate and the party is worried about the verdict setting a wrong precedent.
ISLAMABAD, July 28: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday resigned from his post, his office said, hours after the country's Supreme Court disqualified him over corruption claims against his family.
KATHMANDU, July 27: Justice delayed is justice denied is how a popular saying goes. However, the Supreme Court on Thursday deferred for the 10th time the verdict on a writ petition demanding resumption of vote counting in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.
KATHMANDU, Sept 17: The Supreme Court has decided to review its previous verdict on a writ petition challenging Lokman Singh Karki's appointment as the chief of Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA).
KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The Supreme Court has accepted a review petition from the government and the Nepal Trust over its previous verdict annulling the transfer of land owned by Prerana Singh, daughter of ex-king Gyanendra, to the Neal Trust.
LAUSANNE, Aug 25: Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrived for his appeal hearing against a six-year ban from football on Thursday, pledging to accept the verdict of the Court of Arbitration for Sport.