India will face Malaysia in the final of the Asia Cup hockey championship after a thumping 4-0 win over arch-foes Pakistan in their final second-round clash in Dhaka on Saturday.After the teams were deadlocked goalless at the half-time, India ran rampage with goals from Satbir Singh (39th minute), Harmanpreet Singh (51st) Lalit Upadhyay (52nd) and Gurjant Singh (57th).India now have seven points from three games, while Pakistan are eliminated as they have one point, having suffered two defeats and...
Weeks after an 11-year-old girl died allegedly due to starvation in Jharkhand's Simdega district because her family was refused rations as they did not have Aadhaar card, the state PDS minister has passed an order against the compulsory linking of Aadhaar cards and ration cards.
State PDS Minister Saryu Roy passed an order citing a central government order of February 8 according to which beneficiaries for PDS can submit any approved identity document to avail their entitled rations.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will once again be returning to his home state, the poll-bound Gujarat on Sunday, where he is scheduled to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for several projects in the Bhavnagar and Vadodara districts.
During PM Modi's trip, he would be inaugurating the first phase of the Rs. 615 crore roll-on roll-off ferry service that would run between Bhavnagar district's Ghogha and Dahej in Bharuch over the Gulf of Cambay.
The ferry service, which PM Modi has touted as his...
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Several refineries witnessed heavy maintenance in July-August. After coming online these refineries had to boost purchases...
Controversial pacer S. Sreesanth has hinted that he may opt to play for another country if the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) does not remove the lifetime ban imposed on him over allegations of spot fixing."BCCI has imposed the ban, not ICC. If not India, I can play for any other country, because am 34 now and I can only play for maximum six more years. As a person who loves cricket, I want to play cricket. And not only that, BCCI is a private firm; it is only us who say that this is...
Amidst all the rumours of linking Aadhar to Bank accounts being an added requirement, the Reserve Bank of India has clarified that Aadhar card linkage to each applicator's respective bank account is mandatory.
While replying to an application filed through Right to Information (RTI) which suggested that no notice signifying the linkage of the 12 digit unique-identity number has been issued by RBI, the apex bank clarified that linking Aadhar to bank accounts is indeed compulsory.
The central bank...
SC Takes Firm Step, Sentences Justice Karnan To 6 Month Jail For Repeated Incidents Of Contempt Of Court
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May 9 , 2017 , 11:24 IST
[caption id="attachment_261600" align="aligncenter" width="700"] SC Sentences Justice Karnan To 6 Month Jail For Contempt Of Court[/caption]
In an unprecedented order, the Supreme Court today directed that Calcutta High Court judge Justice C S Karnan be immediately sent to jail for six months for contempt of court.
A seven-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said, "We are of unanimous view that Justice C S Karnan committed contempt of court, contempt of judiciary and the process."
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The bench also comprising Justices Dipak Misra, J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, M B Lokur, P C Ghose and Kurian Joseph said that it is satisfied that Justice Karnan be sentenced for six months in jail
"The sentence shall be executed and he be taken into custody forthwith," the bench said.
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This is the first time that a high court judge is being sent to jail by the Supreme Court on charges of contempt.
The bench also banned the media, both print and electronic, from publishing the content of further orders, if passed by Justice Karnan.