Contempt Case
World  /  Published 21.04.22

Partygate: Boris to be grilled

Boris Johnson will face a parliamentary probe after members of Parliament voted in the House of Commons on Thursday in favour of an investigation into whether the British prime minister broke coronavi...
By Reuters in London, Ahmedabad

India  /  Published 22.11.21

Tripura: SC to hear TMC plea

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear on November 23 the Trinamool Congress Party's plea seeking contempt action against the Tripura government and others for failing to curtail violent incid...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.09.21

SC: Power of contempt our right

Observing that the court's power of contempt can't be taken away even by legislative enactment, the Supreme Court on Wednesday held the chairperson of an NGO guilty of contempt for not deposit...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.08.21

SC fines several parties over criminal candidates

Maintaining that persons with criminal antecedents and involved in criminalisation of politics cannot be permitted to be lawmakers, the Supreme Court Tuesday held nine political parties including ruli...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.05.21

SC protects Centre from Delhi HC contempt notice

The bench of Justices Chandrachud and Shah on Wednesday told Piyush Goyal, an official from the Union home ministry, that the Centre should try to replicate in Delhi the “model” adopted by...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 18.12.20

Kamra contempt decision on Friday

The Supreme Court will on Friday pronounce its verdict on a batch of petitions seeking contempt proceedings against stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra and cartoonist Rachita Taneja for alleged contemptuous...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.08.20

Bhushan: Long live democracy

Activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan, who said on Monday that he would submit the token fine of Re 1 imposed by the Supreme Court, described the contempt case for his tweets against the judiciary as water...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.08.20

Bhushan contempt sentence on Monday

A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra will on Monday pronounce its sentence on advocate Prashant Bhushan, who was held guilty of criminal contempt of court on August 14 for t...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.08.20

Bhushan declines SC offer to apologise for tweets

The following is Bhushan’s supplementary statement, filed through advocate Kamini Jaiswal on Tuesday: It is with deep regret that I read the order of this Hon’ble Court dated 20th of Augu...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.08.20

Need to verify link: Bhushan

Lawyer Prashant Bhushan has insisted that he should be given a copy of the original complaint made by advocate Mahek Maheshwari that triggered the Supreme Court’s criminal contempt case on two t...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi


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