Tag: Chief Justice

Embattled Supreme Court Justice Joshee quits

Kathmandu, February 19 The Supreme Court’s senior-most Justice Deepak Raj Joshee, who was denined the leadership of the judiciary by Parliament’s Hearing Committee, has tendered his resignation. Joshee subimitted his resignation to Chief Justice Cholendra Sumsher Rana, who is to present it before the President. Joshee, who was nominated to the post of Chief Justice […]

Nepal Parliament endorses Om Prakash Mishra for new Chief Justice

Kathmandu, September 10 The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee on Monday endorsed the name of Om Prakash Mishra for his appointment as Chief Justice of Nepal’s Supreme Court. The Committee endorsed the name after its members held a hearing session with him for three hours this morning. Mishra will take up the top judicial job after […]

Constitutional Council nominates Mishra for Chief Justice

Kathmandu, August 23 Thursday’s meeting of the Constitutional Council has unanimously nominated Justice Om Prakash Mishra for the post of Chief Justice. Mishra was nominated to the post after acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee appointment to the job was not approved by the Parliamentary Hearing Committee. Mishra was the second justice in terms of […]

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 […]