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Nepal President oath controversy: Supreme Court to check documents

Kathmandu, April 1 The Supreme Court on Sunday has ordered the President’s Office, Sheetal Niwas, to furnish it with documents about decisions related to the oath of President Bidya Devi Bhandari. After being elected for the second term on Marhc 13, President Bhandari had taken the oath of office and secrecy from then Chief Justice […]

Kantipur Contempt Case: Publisher, editor to record statement on Sunday

Kathmandu, March 2 The editor and publisher of Kantipur┬ádaily newspaper have been told to appear before the Supreme Court on Sunday to record their statements in a contempt-of-court case. Editor Sudhir Sharma and publisher Kailash Shirohiya were preset at the court on Friday, the day the court had ordered them to record thier statements in […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, February 26, 2018

Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Monday have accorded a high priority to contemporary political issues including the ruling coalition’s preparations for the Cabinet expansion, which is expected to happen today, and an interim order of the Supreme Court to stay the oath of three National Assembly members appointed by the President. […]

Dr Govinda KC denies certificate forgery charge

Kathmandu, February 21 Medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC has denied an accusation that he also forged his citizenship certificate. Dr KC, who has accused Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli of forgery, was accused of committing the same crime on social media recently. Following the accusation, the veteran orthopaedic surgeon organised a press meet at […]

Lawyers picket Judicial Council office demanding CJ Parajuli’s resignation

Kathmandu, February 14 A group of lawyers on Wednesday picketed the office of Judicial Council in Pulchok of Lalitpur demanding that Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli resign owing to recent controversies about his date of birth and academic credentials. The lawyers gathered in front of the office as CJ Parajuli was about to lead a meeting […]

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. […]