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Bollywood Superstar Salman Khan Seeks Contempt Action Against Kamaal Khan

Bollywood Superstar Salman Khan Seeks Contempt Action Against Kamaal Khan

Salman Khan has sought contempt action against Kamaal Khan for his continued ‘defamatory remarks’ against the former despite telling court he would not do so.

07 June 2021
Sunanda Pushkar Death Case: Court Reserves Order On Framing Of Charges Against Shashi Tharoor

Sunanda Pushkar Death Case: Court Reserves Order On Framing Of Charges Against Shashi Tharoor

Pushkar was found dead in a suite of a luxury hotel in Delhi on the night of January 17, 2014

12 April 2021

Priya Ramani Verdict: Delhi HC To Hear MJ Akbar's Plea Against Ramani's Acquittal On April 5

The trial court had dismissed the complaint filed by Akbar, saying no charges were proved against Ramani.

Money Laundering Case: Delhi HC Refuses To Stay Summons Issued To Mehbooba Mufti

Money Laundering Case: Delhi HC Refuses To Stay Summons Issued To Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti has been asked by the ED to appear before it in Delhi on March 22.

19 March 2021

Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Reply To Plea Challenging New IT Rules

The court listed the plea filed by Quint Digital Media Ltd for further hearing on April 16.

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01 March 2021
Court Issues Bailable Warrant Against Kangana Ranaut In Defamation Case By Javed Akhtar

Court Issues Bailable Warrant Against Kangana Ranaut In Defamation Case By Javed Akhtar

The court had issued summons to Kangana on February 1, and directed her to appear before it on March 1.


27 February 2021
AG Venugopal Refuses Consent For Contempt Proceedings Against Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

AG Venugopal Refuses Consent For Contempt Proceedings Against Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Refusing to grant consent, Attorney General K K Venugopal noted that even though the ex-CJI's statements were strong, they only reflected his views on the ills...


22 February 2021
SC To Hear Contempt Plea Against Comedian Kunal Kamra After 4 weeks

SC To Hear Contempt Plea Against Comedian Kunal Kamra After 4 weeks

The comedian, facing contempt proceedings, also said that there was a growing culture of intolerance


16 February 2021
Supreme Court Registers Suo Motu Contempt Case Against Journalist Rajdeep Sardesai

Supreme Court Registers Suo Motu Contempt Case Against Journalist Rajdeep Sardesai

The case was registered following a petition filed by one Aastha Khurana to initiate contempt proceedings against Rajdeep Sardesai for his tweets that...


12 January 2021
Are Our Courts Upholding Constitutional Justice Or Justice Of Manusmriti? Asks Meena Kandasamy

Are Our Courts Upholding Constitutional Justice Or Justice Of Manusmriti? Asks Meena Kandasamy

While speaking to Outlook, writer-activist Meena Kandasamy talks about politics, literature, feminism, reservation, Periyarism and poses a few questions to the...


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17 December 2020
SC To Decide Tomorrow On Contempt Proceedings Against Comic Kunal Kamra

SC To Decide Tomorrow On Contempt Proceedings Against Comic Kunal Kamra

The pleas claim that Kunal Kamra had posted several tweets scandalous to the top court


15 December 2020
Prashant Bhushan Asks SC To Hear Pleas Seeking Review of Sentencing

Prashant Bhushan Asks SC To Hear Pleas Seeking Review of Sentencing

The top court had on August 14 held Bhushan guilty of criminal contempt for his two contemptuous tweets against the judiciary


02 December 2020
Contempt Proceedings Against Comic Illustrator Rachita Taneja For Criticising Supreme Court

Contempt Proceedings Against Comic Illustrator Rachita Taneja For Criticising Supreme Court

Taneja had posted a cartoon on the Supreme Court granting bail to Republic TV editor Arnab Goswami.


01 December 2020
SC Dismisses Pleas Seeking Action Against AP CM For His Remarks Against Judiciary

SC Dismisses Pleas Seeking Action Against AP CM For His Remarks Against Judiciary

On October 6, the AP CM had written to the CJI alleging that the AP High Court was being used to "destabilise” his government


20 November 2020
AG Venugopal Gives Consent For Contempt Proceedings Against Kunal Kamra Over Fresh Tweet

AG Venugopal Gives Consent For Contempt Proceedings Against Kunal Kamra Over Fresh Tweet

Venugopal grants the fresh consent on a request made in this regard by Prayagraj-based advocate Anuj Singh.


12 November 2020
Attorney General Nods To Contempt Proceedings Against Kunal Kamra

Attorney General Nods To Contempt Proceedings Against Kunal Kamra

The stand-up comic had criticised the SC over its ruling to grant Arnab Goswami bail in his four tweets.


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08 November 2020
AG Again Declines Request To Initiate Contempt Proceeding Against CM Reddy

AG Again Declines Request To Initiate Contempt Proceeding Against CM Reddy

Taking the consent of the law officer is a condition precedent for initiating criminal contempt against a person.


07 November 2020
Regret ‘Error’: Prashant Bhushan On His Tweet On CJI

Regret ‘Error’: Prashant Bhushan On His Tweet On CJI

In a tweet last month, Prashant Bhushan was critical of the CJI being provided a special helicopter by the MP government.


26 October 2020
BJP Leader Seeks To Initiate Contempt Proceedings Against Andhra Pradesh CM

BJP Leader Seeks To Initiate Contempt Proceedings Against Andhra Pradesh CM

AP Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy had written to the CJI, alleging that the Andhra Pradesh High Court was being used to ‘destabilise’ his government....


17 October 2020
UP Special Court Sentences Man To 20 Years In Jail For Raping Minor Niece

UP Special Court Sentences Man To 20 Years In Jail For Raping Minor Niece

The court also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on the 23-year-old convict and ordered that the entire fine amount be paid to the 6-year-old victim.


13 October 2020
Certain Media Reportage Forbidden In Pending Cases, Attorney General Tells SC

Certain Media Reportage Forbidden In Pending Cases, Attorney General Tells SC

Attorney General K K Venugopal was appearing before a bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar to assist it in the hearing of the 2009 contempt case against...


12 October 2020
AP High Court Orders FIR Against YSR Cong Leaders

AP High Court Orders FIR Against YSR Cong Leaders

The court took serious note of the anti-judiciary remarks made by the Speaker, Deputy CM, and others in the ruling party in the state


01 October 2020
Prashant Bhushan Challenges Supreme Court Against Re 1 Fine Over His Tweets

Prashant Bhushan Challenges Supreme Court Against Re 1 Fine Over His Tweets

Referring to a Supreme Court judgement, the review plea said the court never indicated to Prashant Bhushan that it was contemplating barring from practicing as...


12 September 2020
Judges Becoming Victims Of 'Juicy Gossips', Says SC Judge NV Ramana

Judges Becoming Victims Of 'Juicy Gossips', Says SC Judge NV Ramana

Justice Ramana said that life of a judge is no better than others and there has been a misunderstanding that 'judges lead a life of luxury in their ivory...


10 September 2020
SC Seeks AG's Assistance In 2009 Contempt Case Against Prashant Bhushan, Tarun Tejpal

SC Seeks AG's Assistance In 2009 Contempt Case Against Prashant Bhushan, Tarun Tejpal

The Supreme Court had in November 2009 issued contempt notices to Prashant Bhushan and Tarun Tejpal for allegedly casting aspersions on some sitting and former...


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