Contempt Case
West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.20

Be cursed with coronavirus, lawyer tells Calcutta HC judge

In an 'abominable' act of misconduct after failing to get a favourable order, a lawyer cursed a Calcutta High Court judge, swearing he be infected with coronavirus, provoking the judge to recommend co...
By PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.11.19

SC closes contempt plea against Rahul

The Supreme Court on Thursday closed the contempt plea against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for wrongly attributing to the apex court his 'chowkidar chor hai' remark in the Rafale case against Prime M...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.11.19

Verdict on contempt plea against Rahul's 'chowkidar chor hai' remark on Thursday

The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce on Thursday its verdict on the criminal contempt plea filed against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi for wrongly attributing to the ap...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.03.19

The law as a weapon of intimidation

Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the conviction and contempt proceedings against the editor of Shillong Times, Patricia Mukhim, and its publisher, Shobha Chaudhuri, those concerned about freedom ...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 15.03.19

SC stays court order on Shillong editor

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the Meghalaya High Court’s judgment convicting The Shillong Times editor Patricia Mukhim and publisher Shoba Chaudhuri in a contempt case.The high court had also i...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.10.18

MP Manoj Tiwari's ‘cosy place’ barb at SC

BJP parliamentarian from Delhi Manoj Tiwari on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that lawmakers were answerable to the people, unlike judges who sit in a “cosy place”, while justifying his action of ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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