Contempt petition against Tehelka

A contempt petition was filed against weekly news magazine Tehelka at the Allahabad HC alleging that "defamatory" comments had been published against some judges in one of its issues.

Last Updated: Dec 20, 2010, 22:02 PM IST

Allahabad: A contempt petition was today filed against weekly news magazine Tehelka at the Allahabad High Court alleging that "defamatory" comments had been published against some judges in one of its issues.
The petition was filed by an advocate Sushil Kumar Mishra who has sought suo motu action against the weekly in connection with its issue dated December 18, 2010, wherein photographs of 35 High Court judges along with "defamatory comments", had been published.
The petition is likely to be taken up for hearing on Wednesday.

PTI