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From the Kathmandu Press: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

All major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Tuesday have given attention to the arrest of medical education reform campaigner Dr Govinda KC on a contempt of court charge. Other political issues including the government’s preparations to fix provincial capitals and appoint province chiefs, and CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre’s preparations to unify the […]

Dr Govinda KC accuses Chief Justice of corruption, demands resignation as he begins 14th fast

Kathmandu, January 8 Enraged by the Supreme Court’s order to reinstate Dr Shashi Sharma as the Dean of Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine, medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC on Monday has accused Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli of being corrupt and colluding with the ‘mafia’. Dr KC demands that Parajuli resign from the position. […]

New CJ Parajuli assumes office, pledges judicial reforms

Kathmandu, July 17 Newly appointed Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli on Monday took the oath of office and secrecy from President Bidya Devi Bhandari. After the oath ceremony at the Sheetal Niwal, Parajuli directly went to the Supreme Court in Singhadarbar and assumed his office. The Court officials had welcomed the new CJ with bouquets. Speaking […]

Parliamentary committee unanimously okays Gopal Parajuli for Chief Justice

Kathmandu, July 16 The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee on Sunday unanimously endorsed the name of Gopal Parajuli for the appointment to the vacant position of Chief Justice of Nepal. Now, the President has to appoint Parajuli to the top judicial position. Earlier, the House panel had asked members of the public to file complaints against […]

UML objects to Gopal Parajuli’s name for next CJ at Constitutional Council meeting

Kathmandu, June 19 The Constitutional Council on Monday failed to recommend that the most senior justice at the Supreme Court, Gopal Parajuli, be appointed to the vacant position of Chief Justice. During a meeting of the Committee held this morning, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who also chairs the Council, had proposed to pick Parajuli […]

Parajuli goes on leave as CJ Karki reports back to work

Kathmandu, May 7 The senior-most justice at the Supreme Court, Gopal Parajuli, went on a leave on Sunday as Chief Justice Sushila Karki reported back to her office after a suspension of one week. Parajuli had led the Court as Acting Chief Justice in absence of Karki after she was suspended last Sunday following the registration […]