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Parliamentary hearing process for new Chief Justice begins

Kathmandu, July 12 The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee on Thursday has begun the procedure to conduct a hearing for the appointment of new Chief Justice. The Constitutional Council has already recommended Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee for the position. A meeting of the Committee today decided to issue a public notice seeking complaints against […]

Supreme Court refuses to register contempt of court case against Chief Justice

Kathmandu, February 6 The Supreme Court has refused to register an application charging Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli of a contempt of court case. Earlier, advocate Manoj Adhikari had gone to the court claiming Parajuli’s statement in response to senior advocate Surendra Bhandari’s claim that the Chief Justice threatened him to kill disrespected the independent judiciary. […]

Six recommended for next Chief Justice

Kathmandu, June 13 The Judicial Council on Tuesday has recommended the names of six senior-most justices at the Supreme Court for the vacant position of Chief Justice. Those recommended include¬†justices Gopal Parajuli, Deepak Raj Joshi, Om Prakash Mishra, Devendra Gopal Shrestha, Cholendra ¬†Shamsher Rana and Jagadish Sharma Paudel. Parajuli has been taking the responsibility of […]