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Ananta Raj Luitel

SC justices to get ‘motivation allowance’

January 17, 2018 06:15 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The government recently decided to provide 50 percent of their salaries as 'motivation allowance' to the justices of the Supreme Court (SC) if they work two hours extra daily.

COMMENTARY: SC flexible on freedom of expression in contempt cases

January 12, 2018 05:41 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 12:  Dr Govinda KC is the first to be released after being accused by our judiciary and even after admitting in court to criticizing the chief justice and his decision.

SC directs not to remove 'squatters' from public land

January 2, 2018 03:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: The Supreme Court (SC) has recently directed the government authorities not to remove 309 households of 'squatters' from a public land in Madhyabindu Municipality, Nawalparasi. The squatters have been living there for long.

SC tells NRC to pay Rs 1b taxes, gives respite to Soaltee

January 1, 2018 08:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: In a eight year long dispute between five-star hotels and Nepal Recreation Centre (NRC) regarding paying the royalties and income tax for the operation of casinos, the Supreme Court on Sunday directed the NRC to pay over Rs 1 billion in taxes to the government.

SC tells govt to probe Silwal's performance evaluation report

December 14, 2017 16:28 PM

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The Supreme Court has considered that the performance appraisal certificates tendered by newly elected lawmaker and former DIG Nawa Raj Silwal to the apex court as forged.

Govt decisions, EC role over poll code draw flak

December 2, 2017 08:45 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: At a time when the Election Commission (EC) has sought clarifications from some broadsheet newspapers for publishing an advertisement with a picture of CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli soliciting votes, the government has taken some mysterious decisions on the expansion of roads and announcement of public holidays.

Constitutional Session for 80 judge appointments today

November 30, 2017 10:54 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Supreme Court is set to make the final constitutional audit of 80 judges that were appointed by the High Court 13 months ago.

SC directs govt to review all public holidays

November 16, 2017 17:11 PM

The Supreme Court (SC) has directed the government to review all public holidays. Giving verdict on a writ demanding public holiday on Christmas Day (December 25), a joint bench of Justices Ishwar Prasad Khatiwada and Sapana Malla Pradhan has issued the order to the government.

Grave concerns over ‘bloc hearing’

November 13, 2017 07:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: A total of 71 cases were assigned to a division bench of Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli and Justice Ishwar Khatiwada on October 25.

Contempt as effective weapon for enforcing court verdicts

November 1, 2017 06:45 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: With the arrest of murder convict and Maoist Centre leader Balkrishna Dhungel in an eight-year-old case, it has been shown that the filing of contempt of court charges can be an effective tool for the enforcement of justice.

Justice done

May 10, 2017 00:25 AM

This was a case of dispute among IGP contenders and Supreme Court was the right authority to review the appointment process