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Supreme Court holds 8 political parties guilty of contempt of court, imposes hefty fines

The political parties held guilty include Janata Dal (United), Rashtriya Janata Dal, Lok Janshakti Party, Indian National Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party, Communist Party of India (Marxist), Nationalist Congress Party and the Communist Party of India. 

Top Stories Aug 10, 2021, 5:05 PM IST

SC tells Centre: Clampdown on COVID information will be treated as contempt of court-dnmSC tells Centre: Clampdown on COVID information will be treated as contempt of court-dnm

SC tells Centre: Clampdown on COVID information will be treated as contempt of court

Observing that even frontline doctors and healthcare workers were not getting beds for treatment, the bench said the healthcare infrastructure inherited over past 70 years was not sufficient and the situation was grim.

Top Stories Apr 30, 2021, 3:17 PM IST

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Bombay HC slams media trial in Sushant case, says it's contempt of court

The Bombay High Court has slammed the media coverage Sushant Singh Rajput death case and said that in some instances the coverage by certain television news channels was 'prima facie contemptuous'.

Top Stories Jan 18, 2021, 5:19 PM IST

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Supreme Court decides to proceed with contempt of court case against Kunal Kamra, Rachita Taneja

Supreme Court has decided to go ahead with contempt of court case against stand up comedian Kunal Kamra and cartoonist Rachita Taneja for their tweets allegedly denigrating judiciary and judges.

Top Stories Dec 18, 2020, 11:30 AM IST

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Kunal Kamra's 'middle finger' tweet to CJI lands him into trouble

Attorney General KK Venugopal has granted consent to initiate contempt proceedings against satirist Kunal Kamra for obscene and derogatory comments against Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde.

Top Stories Nov 20, 2020, 5:14 PM IST

Comic Kunal Kamra's twitter message to SC judges in contempt case: 'No lawyers, no apology'-VPNComic Kunal Kamra's twitter message to SC judges in contempt case: 'No lawyers, no apology'-VPN

'No lawyers, no apology, no fine': Comic Kunal Kamra's message to SC judges

Comedian Kunal Kamra, who is facing contempt of court charges after a series of tweets criticising the Supreme Court for granting interim bail to Republic TV Editor Arnab Goswami, has refused to apologise for his remarks. Kamra took to Twitter to say, "No lawyers, no apology, no fine, no waste of space." 
 

India Nov 13, 2020, 4:16 PM IST

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Comedian Kunal Kamra faces contempt proceedings for criticising tweets on SC granting bail to Arnab Goswami

AG KK Venugopal gave consent to 8 persons to initiate contempt of court proceedings against Kamra for his 'objectionable' tweets on SC order granting bail to Arnab Goswami.

India Nov 13, 2020, 6:56 AM IST

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SC reserves order on fugitive Vijay Mallaya’s review plea on transfer of $40 million to his children

Supreme Court reserved its order on fugitive former liquor baron Vijay Mallya's petition for review of apex court's 2017 judgment holding him guilty for contempt of court.

India Aug 27, 2020, 12:14 PM IST

Contempt of court case: How missives are used as missiles in support and against Prashant Bhushan-cdrContempt of court case: How missives are used as missiles in support and against Prashant Bhushan-cdr

Contempt of court case: How missives are used as missiles in support and against Prashant Bhushan

While one set of lawyers have written to the Supreme Court, revealing that the action against Prashant Bhushan is wrong, another  set of lawyers and judges have written to the Chief Justice of India, asking him to punish the guilty and take corrective measures  
 

India Aug 20, 2020, 2:04 PM IST

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Contemnor Prashant Bhushan files petition before SC, seeks deferment on his punishment hearing

Convicted for contempt of court, Prashant Bhushan has filed an application before the top court seeking deferment of hearing on his sentencing 

India Aug 19, 2020, 6:14 PM IST

Swara Bhasker in trouble as petition seeks contempt action against her for remarks on SC in Ayodhya issue-cdrSwara Bhasker in trouble as petition seeks contempt action against her for remarks on SC in Ayodhya issue-cdr

Swara Bhasker in trouble as petition seeks contempt action against her for remarks on SC in Ayodhya issue

A petition has been filed before the Attorney General seeking permission initiate contempt proceedings against actress Swara Bhasker  

India Aug 18, 2020, 2:44 PM IST

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Contempt of court case: Lawyer Prashant Bhushan to file a review petition

Prashant Bhushan, who has been convicted by the top court in the contempt of court case, will be filing a review petition  
 

India Aug 17, 2020, 5:49 PM IST

SC holds Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt for tweets against Judiciary, CJI SA Bobde-dnmSC holds Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt for tweets against Judiciary, CJI SA Bobde-dnm

SC holds Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt for tweets against Judiciary, CJI SA Bobde

The Supreme Court has held senior advocate Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt of court for his tweets against Chief Justice of India SA Bobde and Supreme Court.
 

India Aug 14, 2020, 12:43 PM IST

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Contempt plea against Congress social media in charge Ramya at Supreme Court

  • An application seeking initiation of contempt proceedings on Congress' Social Media chief was filed
  • She is alleged of tweeting against the system of judiciary

May 2, 2018, 6:40 PM IST