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Feb 12, 2019
SC finds interim CBI chief Nageswara Rao guilty of contempt of court for transferring officer in Muzaffarpur rape caseThe Court sentenced him to imprisonment till the rising of the Court and imposed a fine of Rs. one lakh — to be deposited with one week, after the CJI noted that the transfer orders were passed by him despite knowing that the top court had ordered that the investigation team should not be changed.
Jan 31, 2019
Attributing 'political colours' to verdicts amounts to sheer contempt, cases can't be decided by 'media trial': Supreme CourtWhile 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.
Sep 01, 2018
Newly elevated Supreme Court judge Indira Banerjee says attempt was made to influence her in Hotel Royal Plaza caseNewly elevated Supreme Court judge Indira Banerjee said someone had tried to influence her in a case related to Hotel Royal Plaza.
Aug 21, 2018
Supreme Court takes stern view against culture of 'judge-bashing', hints at adopting strong measures to stop trendTaking a harsh view over a petition casting aspersions on Chief Justice Dipak Misra, a Supreme Court bench expressed anguish over an emerging "trend of targeting judges" and indicated that it may impose heavy punitive fines against those indulging in unnecessary 'judge-bashing'.
Jan 13, 2018
Panama papers verdict: Lahore court issues notice to Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for making anti-judiciary speechA Pakistani court has issued a notice to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for allegedly making an anti-judiciary speech in which he termed the Panama papers verdict a "piece of trash"
Jan 12, 2018
SC should put in place mechanism for corrective measures, not initiate contempt proceedings against judgesThe Supreme Court (SC), as is the case with any higher court, has a power to reprimand anyone who it finds is in its contempt. This power is known as contempt of court.
Dec 13, 2017
Supreme Court criticises Centre for not following up on its orders on extradition mattersThe Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up the Centre for "not even bothering about" its orders on extradition matters.
Dec 05, 2017
Madras High Court rejects plea seeking release of Justice CS KarnanThe Madras High Court rejected a plea for a direction to the president's office in New Delhi to consider the immediate release of Justice (retd) CS Karnan.
Aug 26, 2017
Donald Trump pardons controversial ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio convicted for targeting Hispanic immigrantsUS president Donald Trump pardoned controversial former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted last month of criminal contempt for illegally targeting Hispanic immigrants.
Aug 23, 2017
Delhi HC dismisses CS Karnan's plea challenging validity of Contempt of Courts ActThe Delhi HC dismissed a plea of jailed former Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan challenging the constitutional validity of the Contempt of Courts Act.