Tag: Supreme Court

Nepal’s Supreme Court orders govt to allow Nepalis abroad to vote in elections

  Kathmandu, March 22 Nepal’s Supreme Court has ordered the government to make arrangements to allow Nepali migrant workers living aboard to caste their ballots during elections in the country. In an order to the government, justices Sapana Pradhan Malla and Purushottam Bhandari said that the government needs to make arrangements for migrant workers to […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, February 26, 2018

Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Monday have accorded a high priority to contemporary political issues including the ruling coalition’s preparations for the Cabinet expansion, which is expected to happen today, and an interim order of the Supreme Court to stay the oath of three National Assembly members appointed by the President. […]

Rejected by President, Deuba’s picks for National Assembly move Supreme Court

Kathmandu, February 23 Three persons who were recommended for the National Assembly by erstwhile Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government have moved the Supreme Court demanding their immediate appointment. Earlier, President Bidya Devi Bhandari had put the names of Krishna Prasad Paudel, Gopal Basnet and Chandani Joshi on hold claiming then PM Deuba did not consult all […]

Supreme Court stays embossed number plate distribution

Kathmandu, February 22 The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the government to put on hold the distribution of embossed number plates to vehicles. In response to a writ filed by Bharat Basnet demanding that the plate carry information in the Devnagari script, in which Nepali language is written, a single bench of Chief Justice Gopal […]

Petitioners claim Dipendra Jha is not qualified for Chief Attorney

Kathmandu, February 20 A writ has been filed at the Supreme Court against the appointment of advocate Dipendra Jha as the Chief Attorney of Province 2. Advocates Madhur Pathak and Dilli Prasad Neupane have moved the court against Jha, Province 2 Chief’s Office, Chief Minister’s Office and Chief Minister’s Secretariat. In the writ, they have […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Two major events that have received the topmost priority in prominent Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Wednesday are the National Assembly elections going to be held in six provinces of the country today and the Supreme Court’s order not to freeze controversial funds belonging to businessman Ajeya Raj Sumargi. Other contemporary […]