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Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi is free now from a sexual harassment complaint after a Supreme Court panel concludes it lacked substance.
Outlining their grounds of appeal in March, the reporters' lawyer cited lack of proof of a crime and evidence that the pair were set up by police.
The Supreme Court slapped down the appeal without explaining the ruling.
The court on a 5-4 vote granted an emergency application to block the Republican-backed law from going into effect while litigation continues.
Ray had asked his imam to replace the chaplain in his death chamber.
Pakistan's Supreme Court Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa said the review petition has been dismissed based on merit.
Bibi was on death row for eight years for blasphemy, a hugely sensitive charge.
China's deputy chief justice says the Supreme Court will begin handling appeals on intellectual property rights cases from Jan 1 where previously only provincial-level high courts would handle them.
Activists and politicians had demanded the court order a probe amid claims the prime minister violated defence procurement rules.
It is world number one Djokovic's sixth while it is Romania's top-ranked Halep's first.
Sirisena violated the constitution when he dissolved parliament and called a snap election nearly two years ahead of schedule.
The government says it wanted to ensure that the Supreme Court would be able to review the dispute before its term ends in June 2019.
Hindu activists meanwhile imposed a strike to protest that the security measures were impeding their ability to worship at the Sabarimala shrine, closing shops and reducing traffic to a trickle.
Whitaker, 49, a former US attorney for the Southern District of Iowa, had served as Sessions’ chief of staff since September 2017.
Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says investigations led to no credible evidence to support allegations against Kavanaugh.
Madara said she had fielded numerous irate calls from critics, with at least one threatening violence.
From talk show hosts to war correspondents and presidents to supreme court justices, women around the world are showing their power and influence.
The confirmation of Kavanaugh has come in the midst of a MeToo movement that has put sexual assault squarely in cultural crosshairs.
A deeply divided US Senate confirmed Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on Saturday, as Republicans dismissed the sexual misconduct accusations and delivered a major victory to Trump.
The Senate voted 50-48 to approve Kavanaugh as more than 1,000 protesters rallied in Washington against a nominee who has been plagued by allegations of sexual misconduct.
With divisive cases on abortion rights, immigration, transgender rights and business regulation headed for the court, Kavanaugh likely would give conservatives the upper hand.
Key senators Republican Susan Collins and Democrat Joe Manchin said they would support Kavanaugh.
With Republicans eyeing Kavanaugh as the justice who will turn the well-balanced Supreme Court in a decidedly conservative direction, Senate leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday demanded a final vote this week on the nominee.
The bureau hasn’t been authorized to investigate the claims of Julie Swetnick, said a person with knowledge of the probe who wasn’t authorized to speak publicly.