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Tag: Parliamentary hearing

Ambassador appointment: House panel calls for complaints against nominees

Kathmandu, November 21 The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee on Wednesday has called people to file complaints against four persons who have been recently nominated for Nepal’s ambassadors to different countries. A meeting of the Committee held this afternoon decided to give one week’s time beginning this Friday to file complaints against Nilambar Acharya, Anjan Shakya, […]

Parliamentary hearing with CIAA Chief nominee Thursday

Kathmandu, September 18 The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee on Tuesday decided to conduct a hearing with Navin Kumar Ghimire, who has been nominated for the vacant position of Chief of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, this Thursday. An incumbent commissioner of the constitutional anti-corruption watchdog, Ghimire was picked for the top […]

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 […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, August 27, 2018

Major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on continue to highlight stories about the rape and murder of Nirmala Pant in Kanchanpur district of far-western Nepal. Most of the newspapers have narrated the progress reported from the fresh investigation. Nepal is hosting the fourth BIMSTEC summit on Thursday and Friday later this week, […]

Ruling, opposition lawmakers debate CJ nominee’s rejection in Parliament

Kathmandu, August 6 Lawmakers representing ruling and opposition parties have engaged in a heated discussion in the House of Representatives meeting today over the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee’s decision to reject the nomination of Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee for the position of Chief Justice. Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara intervened to control a likely […]

Nepal Parliament rejects Chief Justice nominee amid opposition’s boycott

Kathmandu, August 3 The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee on Friday disapproved the nomination of Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee for the position of Chief Justice. This is the first time in Nepal’s political history that any nominee for the constitutional position has been rejected by the parliamentary committee. A meeting of the panel consisting […]