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Baluwatar land scam: Court asks CIAA why it spared ex-PMs Nepal and Bhattarai

Kathmandu, February 14 The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority to submit a written response on why it decided not to indict former prime ministers Madhav Kumar Nepal and Baburam Bhattarai for their alleged involvement in the notorious Baluwatar land scam. Responding to a writ petition filed […]

Baluwatar land scam: Petitioner demands CIAA to indict ex-PMs Nepal and Bhattarai also

Kathmandu, February 12 A senior advocate on Wednesday filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court demanding that the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority indict former prime ministers Madhav Kumar Nepal and Baburam Bhattarai also for their alleged involvement in the notorious Baluwatar land scam. Last week, the anti-corruption constitutional body had […]

Hearing on writ petition against Sapkota unlikely today

Kathmandu, January 26 The Supreme Court is unlikely to hear a writ petition filed at the Supreme Court on Friday demanding that the court stop Nepal Communist Party’s candidate Agni Sapkota from becoming elected the speaker of the House of Representatives. Earlier, the hearing was scheduled for today. Accordingly, Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Rana had […]

Writ petition challenges Agni Sapkota’s nomination for speaker

Kathmandu, January 24 A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court demanding that the court issue an order to halt the election of lawmaker Agni Prasad Sapkota to the position of the speaker in the House of representatives. The candidate of the ruling Nepal Communist Party is all set to become declared the […]

Supreme Court orders registrar to register petition on Prithvi Jayanti holiday

Kathmandu, January 17 The Supreme Court has ordered its Chief Registrar to register a writ petition being filed demanding that the government declare Prithvi Jayanti, the birth anniversary of King Prithvi Narayan Shah, as a public holiday. A single bench of Justice Hari Prasad Phuyal issued the order on Wednesday after senior advocate Surendra Bhandari […]

Morning Starter: Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Good morning! Here’s a summary of important, ignored and interesting reports from Tuesday to kickstart your Wednesday. Important Supreme Court summons govt to discuss Gokarna lease The Supreme Court has summoned the government to a discussion regarding its controversial decision to extend the lease agreement with Yeti Holdings Private Limited for the operation of Gokarna […]