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Jagan Mohan Reddy's faceoff with judiciary: Here's what law states on A-G's consent for criminal contempt cases
India

Jagan Mohan Reddy's faceoff with judiciary: Here's what law states on A-G's consent for criminal contempt cases

Attorney General KK Venugopal recently refused to give his consent to initiate criminal contempt proceedings against YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and his advisor

Supreme Court set to pronounce quantum of sentence in Prashant Bhushan contempt case today
India

Supreme Court set to pronounce quantum of sentence in Prashant Bhushan contempt case today

The activist-lawyer, who faces imprisonment of up to six months or a fine of up to Rs 2,000 or both, refused to offer an apology for his tweets against the judiciary

SC should put in place mechanism for corrective measures, not initiate contempt proceedings against judges
India

SC should put in place mechanism for corrective measures, not initiate contempt proceedings against judges

The 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.

EC should be given contempt of court powers against parties questioning its neutrality, says Nasim Zaidi
Politics

EC should be given contempt of court powers against parties questioning its neutrality, says Nasim Zaidi

The Election Commission on Thursday defended its decision to seek powers to initiate contempt proceedings against political parties