Tag: Supreme Court

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 […]

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 […]