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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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Nepali PM's India visit gets deserved importance in dailies

Nepali PM's India visit gets deserved importance in dailies

Kathmandu, Aug 24 (UNI) Op-ed pages of broadsheet dailies here today gave deserved importance to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s visit to New Delhi.

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24 Aug 2017 | 12:28 PM

SC delivers landmark ruling to uphold Right to Privacy as Fundamental Right under Art 21

New Delhi, Aug 24 (UNI) In a historic judgement, a nine judge-bench of the Supreme Court today held that the Right to Privacy was a Fundamental Right under Article 21 of the Constitution.

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24 Aug 2017 | 12:15 PM
Militant hideout busted, arms, ammunition recovered in Kashmir

Militant hideout busted, arms, ammunition recovered in Kashmir

Srinagar, Aug 24 (UNI) Security forces today unearthed a militant hideout and recovered arms and ammunition in north Kashmir district of Bandipora, official sources said here.

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24 Aug 2017 | 11:48 AM
PRTC employees launch strike in Pondy

PRTC employees launch strike in Pondy

Puducherry, Aug 24 (UNI) Puducherry Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) bus operations came to a standstill as the crew resorted to a flash strike today to press their demands.

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24 Aug 2017 | 10:16 AM
China tells US that Pakistan's security concerns must be respected

China tells US that Pakistan's security concerns must be respected

BEIJING, Aug 24 (Reuters) The United States must value Pakistan's role in Afghanistan and respect its security concerns, China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi told US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone call, according to Chinese state media.

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24 Aug 2017 | 9:32 AM
Firefighters battle blaze at store in east London

Firefighters battle blaze at store in east London

LONDON, Aug 24 (Reuters) The London Fire Brigade said on Wednesday that 15 fire engines and 97 firefighters and officers were tackling a huge blaze in a discount store in the east of the city.

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24 Aug 2017 | 8:58 AM
Civilians under greater threat as Raqqa fight intensifies: Amnesty

Civilians under greater threat as Raqqa fight intensifies: Amnesty

BEIRUT, Aug 24 (Reuters) Amnesty International said on Thursday a US.-led coalition campaign to oust Islamic State from Syria's Raqqa had killed hundreds of civilians, and those remaining face greater risk as the fight intensifies in its final stages.

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24 Aug 2017 | 9:07 AM
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