KATHMANDU, Feb  5: A writ petition has been filed in the Supreme Court against the ordinance issued to provide various facilities to the leaders of the ruling and the opposition parties in Koshi province.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Political pressure has mounted on the Office of the Attorney General to refrain from filing a writ petition against former Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand at the Supreme Court (SC). Due to pressure, the Office of the Attorney General has not submitted an application to the SC against the order of the Patan High Court to release Khand on a bail of Rs 3 million.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: A writ petition has been filed in the Supreme Court, arguing that the right to life is being violated by a legal provision restricting human organ donation.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: The writ petition filed by member of the House of Representatives, Dr Amresh Kumar Singh, against the case of Ncell share purchase and sale in the Supreme Court, has been scheduled for hearing by the single bench of Justice Binod Sharma.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The hearing of the writ petition filed against Ncell has started today in Patan High Court. A single bench of Judge Purushottam Prasad Dhakal has started the hearing on the case.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: A writ petition filed against the decision of the then KP Sharma Oli-led government to make appointments to constitutional bodies is still pending at the Supreme Court. The writ petition that appeared before the Constitutional Court was not forwarded for consideration today as well.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: An additional writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday against the government's decision to ban TikTok.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court (SC) demanding the annulment of the decision of the Council of Ministers to ban TikTok in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: The hearing on the writ petition filed at the Supreme Court against the 'vote of confidence' taken by the Chief Minister of Koshi Province, Uddhav Thapa that began on Monday will continue today.

KATHMANDU, Sep 4: A legal case has been lodged at the Patan High Court, urging action against Pradeep Adhikari, the Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN).

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: The writ petition filed by Hikmat Kumar Karki, a member of Koshi Provincial Assembly from the CPN-UML, against the Koshi government, has been scheduled for hearing today. The preliminary hearing on the writ petition will be conducted by the bench of Justice Ishwar Prasad Khatiwada.

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 23: The leaders of CPN-UML have filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court (SC) against the Chief Minister (CM) of Koshi Province, Uddhav Thapa, on Wednesday, claiming that Thapa obtained the vote of confidence by violating the Constitution. The UML leaders from the Koshi Province Parliamentary Party, along with Hikmat Kumar Karki, approached the SC.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA), the umbrella organization of Nepal's tourism industry, has filed a petition at the Supreme Court against the government’s decision to levy Value Added Tax (VAT) on air services, demanding the withdrawal of the decision.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The hearing on the writ petition that was registered by questioning the constitutionality of the formation of a government in Koshi province has been set for Thursday, citing insufficiency of time to complete hearing over the case on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Hearing on the writ petition filed against Koshi government is going to take place in the Supreme Court today.

KATHMANDU, June 25: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court (SC) accusing Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balendra Shah (Balen) of contempt of court.

KATHMANDU, June 11: A writ petition has been registered at the Supreme Court (SC) against Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and former Maoist leader Baburam Bhattarai.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Supreme Court has ordered to register the writ petition against Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

KATHMANDU, June 2: A writ petition has been filed in the Supreme Court against President Ram Chandra Paudel's approval of the Citizenship Bill, 2079 BS, which was passed by the erstwhile Federal Parliament to amend the Citizenship Bill, 2063 BS, which was put on hold for months by former President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

KATHMANDU, May 26: A writ petition was filed at the Supreme Court on Wednesday demanding that the contradictory constitution and legal provisions for political parties be declared null and void.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The Supreme Court (SC) has demanded pleading notes in the writ petition filed against National Assembly member Bamdev Gautam.

KATHMANDU, April 18: The writ petition filed against the Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), Balendra Shah, for not collecting garbage from different places including Singha Durbar couldn’t be heard today.

KATHMANDU, April 18: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court (SC) demanding the removal of solid waste from Singha Durbar, the Office of the President Office and the Prime Minister's residence.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Hearing on the writ petition against Rabi Lamichhane, chairman of Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP), will be held at the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 3: A writ petition has been registered at the Supreme Court on Monday against the decision of the Attorney General not to pursue a case related to misuse of the passport by Rastriya Swatantra Party President Rabi Lamichhane.

KATHMANDU, April 3: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court (SC) against the decision of the Attorney General not to prosecute Rabi Lamichhane, chairman of the Rashtriya Swatantra Party (RSP), in a case of passport misuse. Advocate Yuvraj Paudel, who previously filed a writ in Lamichhane's citizenship dispute, filed a fresh writ petition at the Supreme Court on Sunday against the decision of the Office of the Attorney General not to prosecute him in the passport dispute.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Hearing on a writ petition filed against Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the Supreme Court has started. Petitioners’ lawyers have started making their arguments before a single bench of Justice Ishwar Prasad Khatiwada.

KATHMANDU, March 10: The writ petition filed at the Supreme Court (SC) demanding the immediate arrest of and investigation into Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is also the chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center), holding him responsible for the deaths and destruction during the decade-long Maoist armed insurgency, could not be heard on Thursday. The first hearing of the case was scheduled for Thursday, but the hearing did not take place because the bench could not manage time to hear the case. The next hearing is scheduled for Friday.

POKHARA, March 8: CPN (Maoist Center) Gandaki Province has said that the court cannot interfere in matters that fall under the jurisdiction of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).

KATHMANDU, March 8: The Speaker and the Parliament Secretariat have replied to the Supreme Court that it is the prerogative of parliament to decide which party would be the opposition party in parliament. In response to the petition regarding the leader of the opposition, the speaker and the Parliament Secretariat have sent a written reply with the same content.

KATHMANDU, March 7: Writ petitions were filed at the Supreme Court (SC) against the Prime Minister and Chairman of CPN (Maoist Centre) Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday. The preliminary hearing on the petitions will take place on March 9.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Hearing on the writ petitions filed against President Bidya Devi Bhandari for not certifying the citizenship related bills has been deferred until Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court demanding that the posts of Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota and Deputy Speaker Pushpa Bhusal be vacated.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: A writ petition has been registered at the Supreme Court (SC) demanding the suspension of the Citizenship Bill.

KATHMANDU, August 18: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court, demanding the recognition of the digital currency cryptocurrency in Nepal as well.

A writ petition has been registered at the Supreme Court against the appointment of actor Bhuwan KC as the chairman of the Film Development Board.

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 15: A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed at the Supreme Court (SC) seeking the removal of the finance and revenue secretaries who have been accused of helping former finance minister Janardan Sharma to delete the CCTV footage, violating state secrecy and affecting the economy.

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, May 2: Additional Inspector General (AIG) of Nepal Police Bishwa Raj Pokharel has knocked at the door of the Supreme Court against the government decision to promote AIG Dhiraj Pratap Singh as chief of Nepal Police.

KATHMANDU, April 18: The Supreme Court is to start hearing on a writ petition filed by the suspended governor of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), Maha Prasad Adhikari, from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: A writ petition filed in the Supreme Court alleging that the government's decision to make it mandatory to produce COVID-19 vaccination cards to avail public services has violated the fundamental rights of citizens is being heard today.

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, Sept 29: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking an order to annul the oath taken by Foreign Minister Dr Narayan Khadka. In the writ petition filed by advocate Bishal Neupane, the Office of the President, Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers and Prime Minister have been named as defendants.

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 hearing on the writ petition filed by CPN-UML Chairman and former prime minister KP Sharma Oli against 14 lawmakers of his party is currently underway at the Supreme Court.

Don't take action against MCC critics: SC

September 21, 2021 13:00 pm

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: 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 10: The hearing on the writ petition filed at the Supreme Court against the appointment of Kulman Ghising as the managing director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), has been put off once again.

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.