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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 […]

Supreme Court refuses to register contempt of court case against Chief Justice

Kathmandu, February 6 The Supreme Court has refused to register an application charging Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli of a contempt of court case. Earlier, advocate Manoj Adhikari had gone to the court claiming Parajuli’s statement in response to senior advocate Surendra Bhandari’s claim that the Chief Justice threatened him to kill disrespected the independent judiciary. […]

Supreme Court stays decision to transfer Rukum East headquarters

Kathmandu, February 1 The Supreme Court on Thursday has ordered the government not to implement its earlier decision to transfer the district headquarters of Rukum East from Rukumkot to Uttarputha. A single bench of Justice Deepak Karki ordered the government to stay the decision. Earlier, advocate Ganesh Hamal among three had filed a writ petition […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld then Appellate Court’s decision to send notorious gangster Deepak Manange to jail for five years for his involvement in a murder attempt. This decision has received the significant attention of major Nepali and English broadsheets published from Kathmandu on Wednesday as Manange has been recently elected a provincial assembly […]