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Kejriwal’s apology to Majithia a bid to reduce defamation burden: Punjab CM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday dismissed Arvind Kejriwal’s apology to Akali leader Bikram Singh Majithia as an antic that not only reflected the AAP national convenor’s political inexperience but also appeared to be a desperate attempt to reduce the burden of defamation cases against him before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Number plates: SC seeks Punjab reply

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought the response of five states — Punjab, UP, MP, Goa and Kerala — within four weeks on a contempt plea alleging non-compliance of the order related to ensuring high security registration plates (HSRP) for all vehicles. The matter came up before a Bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud, which gave the time to the states to file their reply. The apex court had in 2012 asked several states and Union Territories to ensure HSRP for all vehicles by June 15 that year or face contempt of court proceedings. PTI (Follow The Tribune on Facebook; and Twitter @thetribunechd) The Tribune