KATHMANDU, March 13: The Supreme Court (SC) is set to deliver its verdict on March 21 on a corruption case that has been pending for the past 12 years. A joint bench of Justices Saranga Subedi and Abdul Ajeej Musalman is scheduled to deliver the verdict. The case dates back to 2011 (2068 BS).

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the government has been able to reclaim its ownership of public land worth Rs 800 billion.  He made such a remark during his meeting with a delegation led by the Rastriya Prajatantra Party on Wednesday in the context of the recent court verdict in the Lalita Niwas land-grab case.

Maoist Center's Statute Convention begins

February 13, 2024 15:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: The Statute Convention of ruling CPN (Maoist Centre) has commenced at the Nepal Academy in Kamaladi.  During the opening session, Maoist Center Chairman and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal wreathed the portraits of martyrs.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane is currently awaiting the full text of the district court’s verdict to appeal the rape case against him in the high court.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The Supreme Court (SC) is set to deliver its long-awaited verdict today on the seven-year-old contempt of court case filed against Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: The Patan High Court is to issue a verdict today on the writ petition filed against the Kathmandu District Court's order to send the accused to prison in the case of fake Bhutanese refugees scam.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The Supreme Court (SC) is set to announce the verdict on Bharati Sherpa Manandhar's case today.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The Supreme Court (SC) is delivering its verdict on the habeas corpus application filed by the accused in the forgery case of obtaining government signatures and documents to register the government land of Lalita Niwas in the name of individuals.

Amber Heard’s lawyers have asked a judge to throw out the $10.35 million verdict against her in the defamation case filed by ex-husband Johnny Depp, arguing that the verdict was not supported by the evidence and that one of the jurors may not have been properly vetted by the court.

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, September 2: The Supreme Court has issued a mandamus, allowing the donation of a kidney by a father-in-law to a daughter-in-law.

KATHMANDU, July 3: The Supreme Court (SC) is likely to pass its verdict on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case next week.

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.

According to Oli, the rival faction leaders would probably ask for his [Oli’s] resignation after one or two days

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The Supreme Court is delivering its verdict on the House dissolution case shortly.

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.

SC slaps 11 and half-year jail on rapists

November 19, 2019 08:06 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The Supreme Court on Monday slapped 11 and half-year jail terms on the rapists of Pooja Bohara, a minor at the time of the crime.

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.

KATHMANDU, June 4: The Supreme Court will conduct hearing on the much-debated Ncell tax issue today afternoon.

Being pedagogue

December 11, 2018 09:14 am

Unhinged not quite confused a frail verdict I surmised Was it a Sisyphean turmoil? Or way off wise? On a treadmill I’m, catechizing myself Being pedagogue, a Goodwill on pelf

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The Supreme Court has issued the final verdict in favor environment conservation efforts, ordering a clamp down on extreme air pollution in the Kathmandu Valley.

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.

CHITWAN, July 12: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has opined for respecting the verdict of the Supreme Court (SC) on the Phujel incident.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The Supreme Court is to deliver its verdict on the case over the appointment of 80 judges in the high court on February 15.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Inspector General of the Police (IGP) Prakash Aryal has been charged for neglecting the Supreme Court (SC)’s verdict to detain murder-convict Balkrishna Dhungel.

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.

MUMBAI, May 6: Nirbhaya gang rape verdict came out after 5 years and it was first time that the Supreme Court of India decided to hang the rapists till death.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Supreme Court (SC) is set to give its verdict on the writ petitions related to Nepal Police IGP appointment row on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: CPN-UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal today said the verdict of the Supreme Court regarding the constitution amendment proposal has saved the country from division.

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.