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Supreme Court refuses to stay election preparations; polls likely on scheduled dates

Kathmandu, October 18 As the Supreme Court on Wednesday decided that ongoing preparations for provincial and federal parliamentary elections need not be stayed, it is very likely that the polls will take place on scheduled dates of November 26 and December 7. Earlier, it was speculated that the government could choose to postpone elections if […]

Deuba trying to foil elections through Supreme Court: Ishwar Pokharel

Kathmandu, October 18 CPN-UML General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel accuses Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba of trying to foil elections by taking other state organs under control and he is trying to manipulate the Supreme Court now. Speaking at a function organised by his party in Budhanilakantha of Kathmandu today, Pokharel said, “Form the past, Deuba […]

National Archives to be moved to put up parking lot

Kathmandu, October 13 The National Archives (Rastriya Abhilekhalaya), a government body responsible to protect documents related to political, social and economic history of the country, fears it might lose around 25 per cent documents from its store as the government plans to¬†shift the office. The government is planning to give the land of National Archives […]

Gopal Bahadur Khadka moves Supreme Court demanding stay order

Kathmandu, September 20 Sacked Executive Director of Nepal Oil Corporation, Gopal Bahadur Khadka, has moved the Supreme Court, demanding that the government decision to sack him be stayed. Khadka in the writ petition has claimed that he was appointed for four years and he still had around one year and four months to complete the […]

Court refuses to register RJPN’s writ for separate ballot papers for provincial, federal polls

Kathmandu, September 20 The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to register a writ brought by Rastriya Janata Party senior leader Sarvendra Nath Shukla demanding demanding that separate ballot papers be used for elections of House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly. The Court’s Acting Registrar Mahendra Nath Upadhyaya says the Court refused to register the writ […]

Supreme Court full bench conducts ‘final hearing’ on Nawaraj Silwal’s writ

Kathmandu, August 31 A full bench of Supreme Court is holding another round of hearing on a writ filed by Nepal Police DIG Nawaraj Silwal. It has been said that the hearing will conclude today. The petition demanding his promotion to the position of Inspector General is pending for over four months. A seven-member full […]