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Contempt conviction: Apex court registry declines to admit plea of Justice Karnan

Contempt conviction: Apex court registry declines to admit plea of Justice Karnan

New Delhi, May 19 (UNI) The Supreme Court registry today declined to admit a writ petition filed by Calcutta High Court sitting judge, Justice C S Karnan, who was convicted and sentenced to six months imprisonment for contempt of court. The apex court registry said it found the writ petition of Justice Karnan as “not maintainable” and devoid of reasonable cause to be received for registration. Justice Karnan had approached the apex court seeking recall of its order of May 9, in which it had convicted and sentenced him to six months imprisonment for contempt of court. By now, it is fairly well settled that the judicial proceedings of the Supreme Court are not amenable, the Registrar said in its order. A copy of the Supreme Court Registrar's order said that the present writ petition was not maintainable. The order held, "I am constrained, but to hold that the present writ petition is not maintainable, the relief if any lies, somewhere else. I thus see no reasonable cause to receive the present writ petition for registration under the provisions of order XV, rule (5) of the Supreme Court rules, 2013." UNI XC RP2006

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PM greets Amit Shah on his birthday, lauds

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22 Oct 2017 | 11:42 AM
Militant killed in encounter by security forces in north Kashmir

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Srinagar, Oct 22 (UNI) A militant was killed in a fierce encounter by security forces in the frontier district of Kupwara in north Kashmir on Sunday morning, the official sources said.

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22 Oct 2017 | 10:44 AM
UN chief, US Prez commit to work together

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22 Oct 2017 | 10:59 AM
Train service resumes in Kashmir

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Srinagar, Oct 22 (UNI) Train service today resumed in the Kashmir valley, after remaining suspended on Saturday for security reasons as the separatists had called for a general strike against the braid chopping incidents.

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22 Oct 2017 | 10:23 AM
Prominent OBC leader Alpesh Thakore all set to join Congress

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New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) In a development that could go a long way in helping Congress in the poll-bound Gujarat, prominent OBC leader Alpesh Thakore is all set to join the grand old party.

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22 Oct 2017 | 11:10 AM
UNSC strongly condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

UNSC strongly condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

United Nation, Oct 22 (UNI) Condemning “in the strongest terms” the terrorist attack that took place Friday in Egypt's El Wahat desert, the United Nations Security Council has underlined the need to bring the perpetrators and sponsors of such “reprehensible acts” to justice.

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22 Oct 2017 | 11:13 AM
NC finalises its candidates in all 32 districts

NC finalises its candidates in all 32 districts

Kathmandu, Oct 22 (UNI) The major ruling party, Nepali Congress (NC), has finalised its candidates for the House of Representatives and State Assemblies elections taking place in 32 districts on November 26.

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22 Oct 2017 | 11:28 AM
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