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Why shouldn’t NCP’s registration be cancelled? Supreme Court asks Commission over 33% women reservation

Kathmandu, June 17 The Supreme Court on Sunday issued a show cause notice to the Election Commission asking why it should not cancel the registration of newly unified Nepal Communist Party. Earlier, advocates and women’s rights activities had filed a case at the apex court demanding that the decision to register the party be revoked […]

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 […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

All major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Tuesday have prioritised a host of issues. Most of them are centred on contemporary political affairs including activities in the Federal Parliament and post-budget discussions. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s address to Province 3 Assembly yesterday has also drawn significant attention. Few other contemporary sociocultural […]

Bal Krishna Dhungel case: Apex Court issues show cause to govt

Kathmandu, May 25 The Supreme Court has issued a show cause notice to the government on the government’s plan to waive the jail term for murder- convict Maoist leader Bal Krishna Dhungel. A single bench of Justice Deepak Kumar Karki ordered the government to submit in writing within 24 hours why it wants to waive […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, April 30, 2018

Two key issues that have received topmost attention on the front page of major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu are a Nepali Congress decision about its poll performance and an order of the Supreme Court about controlling encroachment of Phewa Lake in Pokhara of Kaski district, supposedly Nepal’s tourism capital. With the […]

Judiciary still needs 2,000 more employees: Apex court

Kathmandu, April 24 More than 2,000 employees are needed to run the country’s judicial system in a full-fledged manner, the apex court says. According to Supreme Court’s spokesperson Narayan Panthi, an organisational management survey conducted by the SC concluded that 6,665 employees were required across the country for the execution justice. Presently, the judiciary is […]