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Supreme Court refuses to release Resham Chaudhary

Kathmandu, September 7 The Supreme Court of Nepal has refused to issue an order to release Resham Chaudhary, who has been elected a member of the House of Representatives representing Kailali-1. Chaudhary is in judicial custody in connection with the killing of eight police personnel and a child in Tikapur of Kailali in August 2015. […]

Deprived of all responsibilities, Deepak Raj Joshee goes on home leave

Kathmandu, January 4 The seniormost justice of Supreme Court, Deepak Raj Joshee, has decided to go on home leave after he was denied all assignments by the new Chief Justice. Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana, after taking over the leadership of the country’s Supreme Court on Wednesday, had said he would not assign any case to […]

Apex court tells govt to implement free visa free ticket provision

Kathmandu, January 2 The Supreme Court has ordered the government to effectively implement the free visa free ticket provision introduced for the migration of Nepali workers for foreign employment. The order tells the government to ensure that there are adequate laws and mechanisms to implement the provision. A division bench of justices Purushottam Bhandari and […]

New CJ likely to deprive controversial justice Joshee of duty

Kathmandu, January 2 Newly appointed Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana has hinted that he will not give any responsibility to Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee after taking the charge of the Supreme Court. Rana was endorsed from the top judicial position by the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee on Tuesday. He is assuming his office […]

Prime Minister calls Constitutional Council meeting to recommend CJ

Kathmandu, December 2 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who also chairs the Constitutional Council, has called a meeting of the Council to recommend the name of the new Chief Justice. Incumbent Om Prakash Mishra is retiring on January 1, and the Judicial Council has already recommended two names to the Constitutional Council, beginning the recruitment […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Wednesday have given the top priority to the government’s announcement of new social security plan announced by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday. Many newspapers have also published reports about comments made by stakeholders including representatives of employers and workers about the new plan. […]