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
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
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
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
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'
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
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
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
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
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.
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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.