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Attorney General KK Veneugopal criticises reportage in pending cases, say it may amount to contempt of court
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Attorney General KK Veneugopal criticises reportage in pending cases, say it may amount to contempt of court

During the hearing in the 2009 contempt case against Prashant Bhushan and Tarun Tejpal, Venugopal said that TV reports can be very "damaging for the accused" in big cases and may influence the court

Tamil actor Suriya's tweet on NEET is contempt to court, says Madras HC judge; demands action
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Tamil actor Suriya's tweet on NEET is contempt to court, says Madras HC judge; demands action

Suriya's note in Tamil stated that the government should create equal opportunities for everyone.

Supreme Court is about to score an own goal in Prashant Bhushan case; jailing him will turn 'dissident' into public hero
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Supreme Court is about to score an own goal in Prashant Bhushan case; jailing him will turn 'dissident' into public hero

The only way for the Supreme Court to save face right now is if Bhushan apologises. If they don't sentence him for contempt, the message sent would be that the Court bowed to public pressure. If they do, then Bhushan becomes a hero and photos of him happily walking into prison are on the front page of every newspaper.

Prashant Bhushan contempt case: 'Show remorse,' says court; tweets expressed my bonafide belief, argues lawyer
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Prashant Bhushan contempt case: 'Show remorse,' says court; tweets expressed my bonafide belief, argues lawyer

Prashant Bhushan told SC that he did not tweet in 'absence mindedness' and it would be insincere and contemptuous on his part to offer an apology for the tweets that expressed what was and continues to be his bona fide belief

SC to consider larger questions on contempt in 2009 case against Prashant Bhushan, Tarun Tejpal
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SC to consider larger questions on contempt in 2009 case against Prashant Bhushan, Tarun Tejpal

The court said it would like to hear arguments on what should be the process in contempt cases where allegations are being levelled against judges

Prashant Bhushan case: 'No contempt', say 41 practicing lawyers, urge SC to take 'corrective steps'
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Prashant Bhushan case: 'No contempt', say 41 practicing lawyers, urge SC to take 'corrective steps'

The lawyers also questioned the Supreme Court's 'utter disregard' about the presence of the Attorney General, a 'highly-respected lawyer of great eminence.'

SC holds Prashant Bhushan in contempt: How can 2 tweets shake foundations of law and imperil Indian democracy?
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SC holds Prashant Bhushan in contempt: How can 2 tweets shake foundations of law and imperil Indian democracy?

If the Supreme Court is convinced that what Prashant Bhushan has said is false, then surely it is up to the court to show that it is so. If, however, what Bhushan has said is true, then the damage to the institution wrought by the actions of the past four CJIs is greater than two tweets talking about it could ever be

Supreme Court finds Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt for tweets against judiciary; quantum of punishment hearing on 20 August
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Supreme Court finds Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt for tweets against judiciary; quantum of punishment hearing on 20 August

Justice BR Gavai, reading out the judgment, said Bhushan had committed "serious contempt of the court".

Daiichi Sankyo case: SC holds former Ranbaxy promoters Malvinder, Shivinder Singh guilty of contempt of court
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Daiichi Sankyo case: SC holds former Ranbaxy promoters Malvinder, Shivinder Singh guilty of contempt of court

The Supreme Court on Friday held former Ranbaxy promoters Malvinder Singh and Shivinder Singh guilty of contempt of court for violating its order asking them not to divest their shares in Fortis Healthcare Limited

Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case hearing: SC issues notices to two for threatening Muslim parties' advocate Rajeev Dhavan
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Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case hearing: SC issues notices to two for threatening Muslim parties' advocate Rajeev Dhavan

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought responses from two persons for allegedly threatening senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan for taking up the case on behalf of the Sunni Waqf Board and other Muslim parties in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute matter

Won't apologise, nothing wrong in sharing a meme, says BJP worker Priyanka Sharma after release from Kolkata jail
Politics

Won't apologise, nothing wrong in sharing a meme, says BJP worker Priyanka Sharma after release from Kolkata jail

BJP worker Priyanka Sharma on Wednesday asserted that she will not apolosise she sharing a meme of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Facebook.

Release Priyanka Sharma or face contempt charges, Supreme Court warns West Bengal govt for keeping BJP worker in jail
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Release Priyanka Sharma or face contempt charges, Supreme Court warns West Bengal govt for keeping BJP worker in jail

The Supreme Court has warned the West Bengal government of contempt charges unless it orders the release of BJP worker Priyanka Sharma, arrested for sharing a meme of Mamata Banerjee.

Contempt of court case: Meenakshi Lekhi says apology of Rahul Gandhi's lawyer not enough, Congress president should apologise in writing
Politics

Contempt of court case: Meenakshi Lekhi says apology of Rahul Gandhi's lawyer not enough, Congress president should apologise in writing

The Congress president's lawyer had sought an apology on his behalf from the Supreme Court on Monday. A contempt case was filed against Rahul for his 'Chowkidar Chor Hai' remark.

Rafale row: Contempt plea against Rahul Gandhi seems more concerned about 'prejudice' caused to Modi
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Rafale row: Contempt plea against Rahul Gandhi seems more concerned about 'prejudice' caused to Modi

It appears that the contempt petitioner is more concerned about the prejudice Rahul Gandhi's statement is likely to cause to Narendra Modi in the minds of the people.

SC issues contempt notice to Rahul Gandhi for 'chowkidar chor hai' remark on Rafale verdict; next hearing on 30 April
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SC issues contempt notice to Rahul Gandhi for 'chowkidar chor hai' remark on Rafale verdict; next hearing on 30 April

Rahul Gandhi had also assured the bench that he will not attribute his political views to the court unless it made any such statement itself.

EC shouldn't let Rahul Gandhi walk away by expressing ‘regret’ after cynical twisting of SC order on Rafale deal
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EC shouldn't let Rahul Gandhi walk away by expressing ‘regret’ after cynical twisting of SC order on Rafale deal

Rahul Gandhi suffers from low credibility in his charges. Perhaps that’s why he sought to legitimise his allegations by wrongly attributing statements to the Supreme Court.

Rahul Gandhi to face criminal contempt proceedings on Tuesday: SC observations likely to impact remaining phases of LS polls
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Rahul Gandhi to face criminal contempt proceedings on Tuesday: SC observations likely to impact remaining phases of LS polls

Facing criminal contempt proceedings in the Supreme Court, Rahul Gandhi expressed "regret" for wrongly attributing his 'chowkidar chor hai' jibe to an order by the apex court

Rahul Gandhi apologises for attributing 'chowkidar chor hai' remarks to Supreme Court, says he made statement in 'heat of the moment'
Politics

Rahul Gandhi apologises for attributing 'chowkidar chor hai' remarks to Supreme Court, says he made statement in 'heat of the moment'

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has filed his response to the Supreme Court's notice on his comments on the Rafale deal, saying he had made the 'chowkidar chor hai' remarks 'in the heat of the moment'.

SC holds advocate guilty of contempt: Judicious use of law by courts renders reexamination unnecessary
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SC holds advocate guilty of contempt: Judicious use of law by courts renders reexamination unnecessary

The test which is thus applied by the court to decide on the contempt action is the “test of erosion of public confidence”.

Supreme Court verdict against Anil Ambani in Ericsson-RCom case: Chronology of events
Business

Supreme Court verdict against Anil Ambani in Ericsson-RCom case: Chronology of events

The Supreme Court on Wednesday held Reliance Communications Ltd chairman Anil Ambani and two others guilty of contempt of court.