National

In a first, hearing committee rejects chief justice nominee

In an unprecedented move, the Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) on Friday rejected the nomination of Deepak Raj Joshee as the chief justice of the Supreme Court with a two-thirds majority. This is the first time any nominee for the top judiciary post did not survive hearing since the practice was initiated in 2007. In a first, hearing committee rejects chief justice nominee
bookmark
Binod Ghimire
Published at : August 4, 2018
Updated at : August 4, 2018 18:25
Kathmandu

Binod Ghimire

Binod Ghimire covers parliamentary affairs and human rights for The Kathmandu Post. Since joining the Post in 2010, he has reported primarily on social issues, focusing on education and transitional justice.


Top