SC takes cognizance of contempt by Army chief

The Supreme Court Monday took suo motu cognizance of the former Indian Army chief Gen. VK Singh finding fault with its verdict on his age row last year.

HC issues contempt notices to 26 advocates of Bareilly

Allahabad High Court issued contempt notices to 26 advocates practising in Bareilly who raised slogans against District Judge besides vandalising court premises during protest demonstration last year.

Economist magazine faces contempt in Bangladesh

A Bangladesh war crimes tribunal has accused the British magazine The Economist of hacking the computer of its presiding judge to record conversations and read emails he exchanged with a lawyer.

Delhi HC drops contempt reference against senior lawyer

A metropolitan magistrate`s reference to launch contempt proceedings against a senior lawyer for allegedly entering into an "ugly spat" with her has been dropped.

Gilani`s contempt brings judiciary to ridicule: SC

Gilani was convicted for contempt of court and awarded a symbolic sentence of about 30 seconds by the Supreme Court.

Shivani case: Contempt notice against lawyer

Delhi High Court sought a response from noted advocate Ashok Arora as to why contempt proceedings will not be initiated against him.

Advocate who got BSY jail faces contempt of court

Advocate Sirajin Basha, on whose complaints the Lokayukta court issued arrest
warrant against BSY, is facing contempt proceedings in the High Court.

Contempt plea filed against Narendra Modi

A contempt of court petition was filed in the Gujarat High Court against CM Narendra Modi for writing to PM on the Lokayukta issue.

Plea for contempt action against ND Tiwari

A 31-year-old man, claiming to be the biological son of leader ND Tiwari, on Wednesday moved the Delhi HC for initiation of contempt proceedings against the leader after he refused to undergo the DNA test to ascertain his claim.

SC issues contempt notice to Army Chief

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued
contempt notice to the Army Chief for allegedly denying
admission to a civilian in Army medical college in violation
of its order.

Judges can’t be intimidated: SC

A bench of justices BS Chauhan and Swatanter Kumar said
in a judgement that judges cannot be intimidated to obtain
favourable orders as otherwise it would shake the very
foundation of the judiciary.

Ishrat Jahan case: Contempt notice to Gujarat official

Gujarat HC issued notice for contempt proceedings against a senior state home ministry official for delaying transfers of the top police officers in relation to the Ishrat Jehan staged shootout case.

HC contempt notices to top MP govt officials

The Madhya Pradesh High Court has
issued contempt notices against top state government officials
for not abiding by its directive to form a state security
commission to decide on transfer of police personnel.

Court issues contempt notices to Kayani, Musharraf

Pak`s SC issued contempt notices to army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, former president Pervez Musharraf and several army officers for their alleged role in imposing emergency and sacking judges Nov 3, 2007.

SC warns states of contempt action on Disabilities Act

The Supreme Court on Thursday warned of
contempt proceedings against states which fail to provide
sufficient special access facilities for physically challenged
persons as mandated under the Persons with Disabilities Act.

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.

Calcutta HC defers hearing contempt petition against La Matiniere

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday deferred hearing of a contempt petition filed by the father of a student against La Martiniere Boys` School as it has moved the Supreme Court against its order to promote him to the next class.

SC warns of "contempt" against govt on workers row

SC threatened to initiate contempt proceedings against the
govt if it fails to come out with steps to protect the interests of
building construction workers.

Ishrat case: Contempt plea against Guj govt

A contempt petition was filed against the Gujarat government in the High Court for its failure to issue a notification to set up a SIT.

Accidental disobedience is not contempt: SC

Accidental or unintentional
disobedience of court orders does not amount to contempt,
unless there is a wilful attempt to obstruct the course of
justice, the Supreme Court has ruled.