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From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, April 30, 2018

Two key issues that have received topmost attention on the front page of major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu are a Nepali Congress decision about its poll performance and an order of the Supreme Court about controlling encroachment of Phewa Lake in Pokhara of Kaski district, supposedly Nepal’s tourism capital. With the […]

Judiciary still needs 2,000 more employees: Apex court

Kathmandu, April 24 More than 2,000 employees are needed to run the country’s judicial system in a full-fledged manner, the apex court says. According to Supreme Court’s spokesperson Narayan Panthi, an organisational management survey conducted by the SC concluded that 6,665 employees were required across the country for the execution justice. Presently, the judiciary is […]

Acting Chief Justice visiting leaders ‘requesting early appointment’

Kathmandu, April 23 Whereas Indian Chief Justice Dipak Mishra has faced an impeachment motion by opposition parties for meeting political leaders recently, Nepal’s acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee is found to have been meeting political leaders pressing them to appoint him as the Chief Justice at the earliest. After the retirement of then Chief […]

Supreme Court justices accused of misusing govt vehicles after retirement

Kathmandu, April 12 Unions of staff working at the Supreme Court have accused former chief justices and justices of misusing government facilities including staff and vehicles after their retirement. It was revealed after a driver, who gets paid from the apex court, was found driving a vehicle belonging to the court for former Chief Justice […]

Nepal President oath controversy: Supreme Court to check documents

Kathmandu, April 1 The Supreme Court on Sunday has ordered the President’s Office, Sheetal Niwas, to furnish it with documents about decisions related to the oath of President Bidya Devi Bhandari. After being elected for the second term on Marhc 13, President Bhandari had taken the oath of office and secrecy from then Chief Justice […]

Supreme Court CJ selection: Judicial Council recommends three Justices for the post

Kathmandu, 27 The Judicial Council has recommended the Constitutional Council to choose the next Chief Justice from among the three senior-most justices of the apex court. The meeting of the council on Tuesday has forwarded the names of Justices Deepak Raj Joshee, Om Prakash Mishra and Choldendra Shamsher JBR for the top job.¬†According to the […]