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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 […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The issue that received the biggest coverage on the front pages of Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Wednesday is the meeting between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore. The reports have also added that the Nepal government has also welcomed the agreement […]

Constitutional Council meeting to recommend new Chief Justice today

Kathmandu, June 12 The Constitutional Council is holding its meeting on Tuesday to recommend the name of new Chief Justice at the Supreme Court. The position is vacant since then Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli was removed from the position in March after finding that he already crossed his retirement date. The senior-most Justice Deepak Raj […]

Pressure from ‘disqualified officials’ delays district judge appointment

Kathmandu, May 2 Over three dozen positions of district judge across the country are vacant for last few weeks. However, Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee has been unable to call a meeting of the Judicial Council to decide the appointment owing to undue pressure from some officials of Judicial Service who recently could not […]

Acting Chief Justice visiting leaders ‘requesting early appointment’

Kathmandu, April 23 Whereas Indian Chief Justice Dipak Mishra has faced an impeachment motion by opposition parties for meeting political leaders recently, Nepal’s acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee is found to have been meeting political leaders pressing them to appoint him as the Chief Justice at the earliest. After the retirement of then Chief […]