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Parliamentary hearing process to advance on proposed apex court justices

Parliamentary hearing process to advance on proposed apex court justices

  • 2 months ago

The Parliamentary Hearing Committee has decided to carry forward the process of hearing on the proposed names for the appointment of apex court justices. The committee decided following prolonged discussion and debate among its members on how to advance the hearing when the tenure of the committee was about to expire. A meeting of the Judicial Council on August 27 had nominated Chief Judge of High Court Tulsipur Neeta Gautam Dixit, Judge of Patan High Court Binod Sharma, and senior advocate D [...]
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Three justices recommended for Supreme Court

Three justices recommended for Supreme Court

  • 2 months ago

The 21-strong apex court currently has only 19 justices while the chief justice, Cholendra Shumsher Rana, remains on suspension after 98 lawmakers filed an impeachment motion against him on February 13. A meeting of the Judicial Council held on Tuesday decided to recommend three justices for the Supreme Court.  The meeting of the council decided to recommend two chief judges of the high courts–Neeta Gautam Dixit and Binod Sharma and an advocate DN Parajuli, who is also an asso [...]
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Supreme Court turns the page with lottery system, but will the crisis end?

Supreme Court turns the page with lottery system, but will the crisis end?

  • 11 months ago

Supreme Court justices resumed regular hearings of all kinds of cases on Wednesday, more than a month after they started boycotting benches in protest against Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana. Of the 19 justices at the Supreme Court, 18 returned to the benches after a lottery system was introduced on Wednesday to decide which bench hears what cases. One justice is currently out of the country. Introduction of the lottery system was one of the demands of the justices who had accused Chi [...]
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नागरिकतामा गृह मन्त्रालयको परिपत्र कार्यान्वयन नगर्न सर्वोच्चको आदेश

नागरिकतामा गृह मन्त्रालयको परिपत्र कार्यान्वयन नगर्न सर्वोच्चको आदेश

  • 3 years ago

२५ चैत, काठमाडौं । सर्वोच्च अदालतले जन्मका आधारमा नागरिकता लिएकाको सन्तानलाई वंशजको नागरिकता दिन गृह मन्त्रालयले गरेको परिपत्र कार्यान्वयन नगर्न आदेश दिएको छ । सोमबार न्यायाधीश पुरुषोत्तम भण्डारीको एकल इजलासले गृह मन्त्रालयको परिपत्रलाई यथास्थितिमा राख्न आदेश दिएको हो । गृह मन्त्रालयले चैत १९ गते सबै ७७ जिल्ला प्रशासन कार्यालयलाई पत्र लेखी जन्मका आधारमा नागरिकता प्राप्त गर्नेको सन्तानलाई कानून बमोजिम वंशजको नागरिकता दिने निर्णय भएको भनी कार्यान्वयन गर्न आग्रह गरेको थियो । त्यसअनुसार जिल [...]
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परिपक्व बन्दै रोल्पाका न्यायिक समिति

परिपक्व बन्दै रोल्पाका न्यायिक समिति

  • 3 years ago

उमा केसी -रोल्पा, ५ पुस – स्थानीय सरकारका न्यायिक समितिमा कतै बढी मुद्दा परेका छन् भने कतै निकै कम । पूर्वी रोल्पाको सुनछहरी गाउँपालिकाको न्यायिक समितिमा पहिलो एक वर्षमा दुईवटा मात्र उजुरी परेका थिए । ती मुद्दा पनि लेनदेन र बच्चाको हेरचाह नगरेको विषयका थिए । दुवै मुद्दामा मित्रापत्र गराइको जानकारी दिँदै समितिका संयोजक पवित्रा घर्तीले उजुरी नै कम भएपछि न्यायिक समितिको कामभन्दा अन्य काममा समय दिन पाइएको बताउनुभयो । Read more >>   Source:  http://www.a2zsamachar.co [...]
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Special rapporteur: Nirmala murder is a test case for Nepal

Special rapporteur: Nirmala murder is a test case for Nepal

  • 3 years ago

How the government handles the Nirmala Pant rape and murder case will determine its true commitment towards respecting international human rights laws, Dubravka Šimonovic, the UN special rapporteur on violence against women, told reporters during a sparsely attended press briefing on Thursday where she presented preliminary findings from her report examining the state of sexual violence in the country.   Source: http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-11-30/special-rappor [...]
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