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Supreme Court's 'life and existence' under threat: Justice Kurian Joseph writes to CJI Dipak Misra; read full text
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Supreme Court's 'life and existence' under threat: Justice Kurian Joseph writes to CJI Dipak Misra; read full text

Supreme Court judge Justice Kurian Joseph wrote a letter to the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra over the government's delay in clearing the Collegium's recommendation to elevate a judge and a senior woman advocate to the apex court.

SC should put in place mechanism for corrective measures, not initiate contempt proceedings against judges
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SC should put in place mechanism for corrective measures, not initiate contempt proceedings against judges

The Supreme Court (SC), as is the case with any higher court, has a power to reprimand anyone who it finds is in its contempt. This power is known as contempt of court.

CS Karnan row: Supreme Court says selection process for judges needs to be revisited
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CS Karnan row: Supreme Court says selection process for judges needs to be revisited

Justice CS Karnan's case calls for revisiting the process of selection of judges to the constitutional courts, a division bench of the Supreme Court has said

Justice CS Karnan taken to Presidency jail hospital for medical tests again
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Justice CS Karnan taken to Presidency jail hospital for medical tests again

The Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan was on Thursday taken to a hospital for another round of medical tests to ascertain his health condition.

Justice CS Karnan lodged in Presidency jail; Supreme Court says won't suspend sentence
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Justice CS Karnan lodged in Presidency jail; Supreme Court says won't suspend sentence

Former Calcutta High Court judge Justice CS Karnan was on Wednesday jailed, a day after he was arrested in the case of contempt but last-ditch efforts by his lawyers to get relief from the Supreme Court failed.

Justice Karnan's arrest: Police say they knew about 'absconding' HC judge's hiding place for three days
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Justice Karnan's arrest: Police say they knew about 'absconding' HC judge's hiding place for three days

Karnan, who was sentenced to six months imprisonment by the Supreme Court for contempt was untraceable.

Justice CS Karnan row calls for greater scrutiny of judiciary, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Justice CS Karnan row calls for greater scrutiny of judiciary, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

The case of controversial former Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan calls for greater scrutiny and screening of the judiciary, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday.

Justice CS Karnan row: SC refuses to hear plea to stay contempt of court order
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Justice CS Karnan row: SC refuses to hear plea to stay contempt of court order

Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan, evading arrest since 9 May, failed to get relief from the Supreme Court, which refused to hear his plea on Wednesday.

Justice Karnan approaches president for suspension of his Supreme Court order
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Justice Karnan approaches president for suspension of his Supreme Court order

Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan claimed that a representation has been made to the president seeking suspension of the Supreme Court order

Supreme Court agrees to consider suspension of Justice CS Karnan's sentence
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Supreme Court agrees to consider suspension of Justice CS Karnan's sentence

Even as Calcutta High Court judge Justice CS Karnan's whereabouts remain a mystery, the Supreme Court was moved on Thursday seeking suspension of the six-month sentence awarded to him for contempt of court, which the apex court has agreed to consider.

Justice Karnan vs Supreme Court: Judiciary must mind its reputation and find a way to deal with maverick judges
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Justice Karnan vs Supreme Court: Judiciary must mind its reputation and find a way to deal with maverick judges

If it weren’t a matter involving the judiciary, a solemn institution, the controversy involving Justice Karnan would be seriously funny.

Justice Karnan refuses to undergo mental checkup, calls Supreme Court judges mad' and 'illiterate'
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Justice Karnan refuses to undergo mental checkup, calls Supreme Court judges mad' and 'illiterate'

Karnan is facing contempt charges for degrading the judiciary and making allegations of corruption against Supreme Court judges in January.

Justice Karnan row: Supreme Court raises doubts over Calcutta HC judge's sanity, says orders passed by him invalid
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Justice Karnan row: Supreme Court raises doubts over Calcutta HC judge's sanity, says orders passed by him invalid

Justice Karnan had in January named 20 "corrupt judges", seeking probe against them to curb "high corruption" in the Indian judiciary

CS Karnan: Calcutta HC judge orders CBI probe against SC judges after warrant
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CS Karnan: Calcutta HC judge orders CBI probe against SC judges after warrant

In unprecedented happenings in the country's judicial corridors, the Supreme Court on Friday issued a bailable warrant against Calcutta High Court Justice C.S. Karnan for refusing to heed summons to appear, and the judge hit back by ordering the CBI to probe all the seven apex court judges in the constitution bench.

CS Karnan: Supreme Court issues bailable warrant against Calcutta HC judge for contempt
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CS Karnan: Supreme Court issues bailable warrant against Calcutta HC judge for contempt

In an unprecedented step, the Supreme Court on Friday issued a bailable warrant against Justice CS Karnan of the Calcutta High Court as he did not appear before it as directed.

Had issued order due to frustration: Justice Karnan on staying CJI's order transferring him
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Had issued order due to frustration: Justice Karnan on staying CJI's order transferring him

Justice Karnan, who courted controversy by staying the CJI's order transferring him, admitted that he had issued order due to his mental frustration