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From the Kathmandu Press: Friday, August 3, 2018

After the hearing with Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee for his appointment as the Chief Justice of the country last week, the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee postponed its meetings twice, and held the meetings twice. However, the decision on whether to endorse the controversial name has not been made yet. In this context, the […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, August 1, 2018

While the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee has remained undecided about whether to endorse Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Sharma for the position of Chief Justice, lawmakers from the ruling party have claimed they have collected more documents to prove that Joshee’s academic credentials were forged. But, the main opposition party Nepali Congress is about to […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Tuesday, July 31, 2018

All major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Tuesday have highlighted that the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee delayed its decision on whether to endorse Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee for the position of Chief Justice. The unexpected delay has raised different concerns and they have been clearly reflected on the front […]

Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee fails to decide Joshee’s fate yet again

Kathmandu, July 30 The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee did not take any decision on whether to endorse Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee’s name for the vacant position of Chief Justice on Monday as well. The Committee had conducted a hearing with Joshee on Thursday. Then it had called a meeting to make the decision […]

Ruling NCP prepares to reject Deepak Raj Joshee for CJ

Kathmandu, July 30 Ruling Nepal Communist Party says it will vote for rejection of Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee’s name for the Chief Justice. It means Joshee will not get the top judicial position as his name has to be endorsed from the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee for the appointment. Two third members of […]

Hearing committee receives five complaints against Deepak Raj Joshee’s CJ nomination

Kathmandu, July 23 The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee says it has received five complaints against the Constitutional Council’s recommendation that Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee be promoted to the vacant position of Chief Justice at Nepal’s Supreme Court. The Committee has also decided to conduct a hearing over the complaints with Joshee on Thursday. […]