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CS Karnan

After 6-month jail term, former Calcutta HC judge Karnan to walk free today

Karnan was arrested from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu on June 20 after he evaded the police for over a month.

20 Dec 2017 8:43 AM

Karnan seeks remission of 6-month jail term from new President

He was arrested from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu on June 20 and is presently lodged in the Presidency Correctional Home in Kolkata.

25 Jul 2017 4:22 PM

Karnan was liable to be punished for gross, unsavoury acts: SC

Retired justice Karnan was the first judge to be awarded jail sentence when he was in service.

06 Jul 2017 8:48 AM

After 40 day hunt, Karnan arrested in Coimbatore

On May 10, 61-year-old Karnan disappeared after checking out of a government guesthouse in Chennai, allegedly without paying the bills.

21 Jun 2017 1:55 AM

WB police arrests Justice Karnan on contempt of court in Coimbatore

The SC had sentenced him to a 6-month jail term on May 9 for contempt of court and had asked West Bengal police to execute the order.

20 Jun 2017 8:34 PM


Karnan has appealed to President against SC order to jail him: lawyers

Karnan's lawyers had earlier claimed that the judge had shot off letters to the president, the PM and others against his jail term.

19 May 2017 9:23 AM

Justice Karnan may have fled to Nepal or Bangladesh: report

Meanwhile, his legal team is planning to approach President Pranab Mukherjee to seek relief from arrest.

11 May 2017 2:09 PM

Karnan issues non-bailable warrants against 7 SC judges, including CJI

Justice Karnan had earlier said he will not appear before a medical board for examining his health as directed by the apex court.

02 May 2017 8:57 PM

Don't allow CJI to fly abroad, he will 'spread virus of casteism': Karnan

ustice Karnan on Friday ‘deferred’ the hearing against 7 SC judges, including CJI JS Khehar, in a case of 'caste discrimination'.

29 Apr 2017 9:20 AM

File reply within 4 weeks on contempt charges: SC to Justice Karnan

Justice Karnan alleged that these seven judges of the Supreme Court were operating on malafide intentions.

31 Mar 2017 4:29 PM


Don't destroy or weaken judiciary: Jethmalani to Justice Karnan

Justice Karnan had said he would not attend the contempt proceedings on March 31 calling the bailable warrant

13 Mar 2017 12:49 PM

Supreme Court warrant for arrest of defiant HC judge issued

Justice Karnan is the first serving high court judge against whom an arrest warrant has been issued by the apex court in a contempt case.

11 Mar 2017 12:53 AM

‘Arrest order issued to ruin my life, career’: Justice Karnan

Justice Karnan created a controversy after he alleged that he was being targeted for being a Dalit.

10 Mar 2017 4:03 PM

Contempt case: Justice Karnan fails to appear in SC

The apex court granted Karnan three more weeks to appear before it and reply to the show cause notice issued to him last week.

13 Feb 2017 11:49 AM

Justice Karnan accuses SC of caste bias in contempt case

Justice Karnan, who has been asked to be personally present in the court on February 13 to show cause.

12 Feb 2017 1:29 AM