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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
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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.

Saradha chit fund scam: SC to take up contempt case against Bengal chief secy, DGP, Kolkata Police chief on Wednesday
India

Saradha chit fund scam: SC to take up contempt case against Bengal chief secy, DGP, Kolkata Police chief on Wednesday

The Supreme Court on Tuesday decided not to pass any order on summoning West Bengal chief secretary, DGP and Kolkata police commissioner for their personal presence before it in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam, in which the three have been issued contempt notice.

SC finds interim CBI chief Nageswara Rao guilty of contempt of court for transferring officer in Muzaffarpur rape case
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SC finds interim CBI chief Nageswara Rao guilty of contempt of court for transferring officer in Muzaffarpur rape case

The 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.

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

Newly elevated Supreme Court judge Indira Banerjee says attempt was made to influence her in Hotel Royal Plaza case
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Newly elevated Supreme Court judge Indira Banerjee says attempt was made to influence her in Hotel Royal Plaza case

Newly elevated Supreme Court judge Indira Banerjee said someone had tried to influence her in a case related to Hotel Royal Plaza.

Supreme Court takes stern view against culture of 'judge-bashing', hints at adopting strong measures to stop trend
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Supreme Court takes stern view against culture of 'judge-bashing', hints at adopting strong measures to stop trend

Taking 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'.

Panama papers verdict: Lahore court issues notice to Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for making anti-judiciary speech
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Panama papers verdict: Lahore court issues notice to Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for making anti-judiciary speech

A 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"

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.

Supreme Court criticises Centre for not following up on its orders on extradition matters
India

Supreme Court criticises Centre for not following up on its orders on extradition matters

The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up the Centre for "not even bothering about" its orders on extradition matters.

Madras High Court rejects plea seeking release of Justice CS Karnan
India

Madras High Court rejects plea seeking release of Justice CS Karnan

The 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.

Donald Trump pardons controversial ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio convicted for targeting Hispanic immigrants
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Donald Trump pardons controversial ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio convicted for targeting Hispanic immigrants

US president Donald Trump pardoned controversial former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted last month of criminal contempt for illegally targeting Hispanic immigrants.

Delhi HC dismisses CS Karnan's plea challenging validity of Contempt of Courts Act
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Delhi HC dismisses CS Karnan's plea challenging validity of Contempt of Courts Act

The Delhi HC dismissed a plea of jailed former Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan challenging the constitutional validity of the Contempt of Courts Act.

Imran Khan to face contempt of court proceedings for biased allegations against Election Commission
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Imran Khan to face contempt of court proceedings for biased allegations against Election Commission

Imran Khan is facing contempt of court proceedings after the Election Commission on Thursday set aside his objections challenging the EC's jurisdiction.

Over 350 contempt cases pending against govt, Indian Railways tops the list, says law ministry data
India

Over 350 contempt cases pending against govt, Indian Railways tops the list, says law ministry data

The Government of India, the biggest litigator in the country, faces 369 contempt cases across courts, a law ministry document states.

Supreme Court stays criminal proceedings against Arundhati Roy for criticising Bombay High Court
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Supreme Court stays criminal proceedings against Arundhati Roy for criticising Bombay High Court

In a relief to Arundhati Roy, the Supreme Court on Monday stayed criminal contempt proceedings against the renowned author, which was being heard at Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court.

SC refuses urgent hearing on former Calcutta HC judge CS Karnan's bail plea
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SC refuses urgent hearing on former Calcutta HC judge CS Karnan's bail plea

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday refused to an urgent hearing on a plea of former Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan, seeking bail and recall of the order convicting him for contempt.

Justice CS Karnan lodged in Presidency jail; Supreme Court says won't suspend sentence
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Justice CS Karnan lodged in Presidency jail; Supreme Court says won't suspend sentence

Former Calcutta High Court judge Justice CS Karnan was on Wednesday jailed, a day after he was arrested in the case of contempt but last-ditch efforts by his lawyers to get relief from the Supreme Court failed.

SC turns down Justice CS Karnan's plea for interim bail and suspension of six-month sentence
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SC turns down Justice CS Karnan's plea for interim bail and suspension of six-month sentence

A vacation bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and SK Kaul said the court was duty-bound by the order of the seven-judge bench on the case and Karnan.

Justice CS Karnan row: Retired judge arrested from Coimbatore, will be taken to Kolkata
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Justice CS Karnan row: Retired judge arrested from Coimbatore, will be taken to Kolkata

Justice CS Karnan has been arrested by police in Coimbatore, according to several media reports. He will be taken to Presidency Jail, Kolkata, NDTV24x7 reported.