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Former Calcutta HC judge Karnan released from jail

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Former Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan was released from jail today after serving a six- nonth sentence for contempt of court. The sentence was awarded by the Supreme Court in May. Karnan left the Presidency Correctional Home premises around 11.00 am, his wife Saraswati Karnan said. His wife and elder son, who reached […]

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Place on record SC orders against ex-judge Karnan: Delhi HC

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The Delhi High Court today asked the Centre to place on record all the orders passed by the Supreme Court in the contempt case against the jailed ex- Calcutta HC judge C S Karnan who has challenged the constitutionality of the Contempt of Courts Act. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice […]

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SC refuses urgent hearing to Justice Karnan seeking bail

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The Supreme Court today refused to accord urgent hearing on a plea of former Calcutta High Court judge, Justice C S Karnan, seeking bail and recall of the order convicting him for contempt. Karnan, who was arrested on June 20 in pursuance of the apex court’s judgement awarding him six-month jail term for contempt of […]

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SC turns down Karnan’s interim bail plea

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The Supreme Court today refused to entertain former Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan’s plea seeking interim bail and suspension of the six-month sentence awarded to him for contempt of court. A vacation bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul said the court was duty-bound by the order of the seven-judge […]

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SC refuses to hear Justice Karnan’s plea to stay order

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Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan, evading arrest since May 9, today failed to get relief from the Supreme Court, which refused to hear his plea seeking a stay on its order awarding him a six-month jail term for contempt of court. Justice Karnan’s counsel mentioned the matter before a vacation bench comprising Justices […]

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Karnan issues NBWs against 7 SC judges, including CJI

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Calcutta High Court judge Justice C S Karnan today ordered issuance of non-bailable warrants against seven judges of the Supreme Court, including the CJI, for not being represented before him, even as the Attorney General said he was not sure whether the “gentleman” would undergo medical tests as ordered by the apex court. Justice Karnan, […]

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SC orders medical examination of Justice Karnan

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The Supreme Court today ordered the medical examination of Calcutta High Court judge Justice C S Karnan on May 4 by a board of doctors, to be set up by a government hospital in Kolkata. A seven-judge bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar also directed the Director General of Police of West Bengal […]

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SC issues arrest warrant against Calcutta HC judge C S Karnan

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The Supreme Court on Friday issued a bailable arrest warrant against justice C.S. Karnan, a sitting judge of the Calcutta high court, after he failed to personally appear before the apex court for the second time in a contempt case against him. A seven-judge bench of the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice of India […]

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