Tag: Supreme Court

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, January 15, 2018

Two major stories that have been highlighted in the Kathmandu press on Monday are the Supreme Court order to postpone the distribution of funds under the Constituency Development Programme and ongoing discussions within the left alliance to distribute key positions as they are preparing to lead the federal as well as six of seven provincial […]

Nepal Bar Association defends CJ Gopal Parajuli, urges Dr Govinda KC to end fast

Kathmandu, January 12 Nepali lawyers’ umbrella organisation, Nepal Bar Association, on Friday defended Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli, in relation to charges labelled on him by senior medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC. Expressing its opinion over the dispute today, the Central Committee of the umbrella body also said Dr KC should end exerting pressure […]

Dr Govinda KC’s lawyers want CJ Parajuli produced before the bench for trial

Kathmandu, January 10 Lawyers advocating for Dr Govinda KC during the hearing on a contempt of court case filed against him have demanded that Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli be brought to the trial as their client accused him of corruption. Earlier, the veteran medical education reform activist had repeatedly told the division bench of justices […]

Dr Govinda KC will spend second night in custody as hearing postponed for Wednesday

Kathmandu, January 9 A lawyer for medical reform education activist Dr Govinda KC says the hearing undergoing at the Supreme Court about a contempt of court charge filed against the veteran orthopaedic surgeon has been postponed for Wednesday. It means Dr KC will stay at a police custody tonight as well. Advocate Om Prakash Aryal […]

It’s not me, but Gopal Parajuli, who is guilty of contempt: Dr Govinda KC

Kathmandu, January 9 Medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC, who is under trail for a contempt of court charge at the Supreme Court, denies the charge. He further says Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli’s activities are against the dignity of independent judiciary. While he was presented before a division bench of justices Om Prakash Mishra […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

All major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Tuesday have given attention to the arrest of medical education reform campaigner Dr Govinda KC on a contempt of court charge. Other political issues including the government’s preparations to fix provincial capitals and appoint province chiefs, and CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre’s preparations to unify the […]