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KK Venugopal refuses to reconsider declining  contempt proceedings against YS Jagan Mohan Reddy
India

KK Venugopal refuses to reconsider declining contempt proceedings against YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

The attorney-general had on 2 November declined consent to initiate contempt proceeding against the Andhra Pradesh chief minister for his allegations against judges on the grounds that CJI SA Bobde was seized of the matter

Prashant Bhushan contempt case: SC says 'need to check statements regarding corruption'; next hearing on 17 August
India

Prashant Bhushan contempt case: SC says 'need to check statements regarding corruption'; next hearing on 17 August

The Supreme Court on Monday said further hearing was required in the 2009 criminal contempt case against activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan and journalist Tarun Tejpal and adjourned the matter till 17 August

SC says Rahul Gandhi 'incorrectly attributed' his remarks on Rafale verdict to court, seeks explanation by 22 April
Politics

SC says Rahul Gandhi 'incorrectly attributed' his remarks on Rafale verdict to court, seeks explanation by 22 April

The Supreme Court has made it clear that Rahul Gandhi's remarks on the Rafale case verdict were 'incorrectly attributed' to the bench. The Congress chief has till 22 April to file an explanation.

Attributing 'political colours' to verdicts amounts to sheer contempt, cases can't be decided by 'media trial': Supreme Court
India

Attributing 'political colours' to verdicts amounts to sheer contempt, cases can't be decided by 'media trial': Supreme Court

While referring to various attacks made on the judicial system from time to time, the Supreme Court said a lot of sacrifices are made to serve the judiciary, which is not less than call of military service.

Criminal defamation law: As MJ Akbar files case against Priya Ramani, it's time to re-examine this instrument
India

Criminal defamation law: As MJ Akbar files case against Priya Ramani, it's time to re-examine this instrument

While the gravity of the defamation law was subdued by one stroke, the law of contempt which deters even ‘constructive criticism’ and highlighting of genuine cases of judicial corruption, still remains unbridled.

Dharavi resident accuses police of contempt, files petition against officers who held press conference on 'Naxal sympathisers'
India

Dharavi resident accuses police of contempt, files petition against officers who held press conference on 'Naxal sympathisers'

The petitioner accused the Maharashtra police of contempt, saying that the very officers who said that no information about persons and evidence of the case much be leaked, were themselves revealing confidential details of the arrests in the press conference.

I’m Not An Easy Man movie review: Éléonore Pourriat flips gender roles in this effective but flawed French comedy
Entertainment

I’m Not An Easy Man movie review: Éléonore Pourriat flips gender roles in this effective but flawed French comedy

I’m Not An Easy Man ponders over the possibility of being weighed down by the unbridled power one gender asserts over the other.

Cow vigilantism: Mahatma Gandhi's grandson files contempt plea against Rajasthan, Haryana, UP; SC gives 3 states till 3 April to respond
India

Cow vigilantism: Mahatma Gandhi's grandson files contempt plea against Rajasthan, Haryana, UP; SC gives 3 states till 3 April to respond

A plea seeking contempt action against the governments of Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh for not following its order to take stern steps to stop violence in the name of cow vigilantism, on Monday led the Supreme Court to seek responses from the three states.

BJP leader moves Supreme Court seeking contempt proceedings against Rahul Gandhi for 'politicising' SC judges' rebellion
India

BJP leader moves Supreme Court seeking contempt proceedings against Rahul Gandhi for 'politicising' SC judges' rebellion

A BJP leader on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking suo motu contempt proceedings against Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for allegedly politicising the issues raised by the four senior-most judges

Justice CS Karnan finishes prison sentence for contempt of Supreme Court, to be released on Wednesday
India

Justice CS Karnan finishes prison sentence for contempt of Supreme Court, to be released on Wednesday

Former Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan would be released from prison on Wednesday after serving six months of imprisonment for contempt of Supreme Court.

From Bergman’s Persona to Godard’s Contempt: The bare essentials of world cinema
Entertainment

From Bergman’s Persona to Godard’s Contempt: The bare essentials of world cinema

World cinema isn't just an intimidating thing meant for critics scurrying between films at Cannes and Venice, and they need to be liberated from the echo chamber that they’re so often trapped in.

HC orders Rajpal Yadav to serve six-day jail term for filing a false affidavit
India

HC orders Rajpal Yadav to serve six-day jail term for filing a false affidavit

Delhi High Court directed Rajpal Yadav to surrender before Tihar Jail by 15 July to serve out the remainder six days of his 10-day imprisonment.

Gujarat HC rejects contempt plea on Arun Jaitley
Politics

Gujarat HC rejects contempt plea on Arun Jaitley

The division bench of Justices Jayant Patel and Abhilasha Kumari, while disposing of the petition, observed that every citizen enjoys the fundamental right to express opinion.