CAT can exercise same powers as HC

The Delhi High Court has ruled that the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) can exercise the same jurisdiction and powers as a High Court in respect of its contempt proceedings. The case relates to the contempt case registered on the basis of a reference received by the Registrar General,Delhi High Court against a Supreme Court lawyer.… Continue reading CAT can exercise same powers as HC

Rahul on the verge of contempt of court, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister has said that the Congress president’s comments on Rafale review petition amount to contempt of the Supreme Court. Earlier,Congress President has thanked the Supreme Court for rejecting the Centre’s objections over the admissibility of the leaked documents cited by petitions seeking a review of the Rafale verdict. Contempt of court is an offense… Continue reading Rahul on the verge of contempt of court, says Nirmala Sitharaman

SC sentences lawyer to 3 months in jail for contempt, suspends term on apology

The Supreme Court had sentenced an advocate to three months jail for committing contempt of court by browbeating the judges.However the apex court suspended the sentence with a condition that he would abide by his own undertaking that he won’t insult judges in future. Contempt of court is an offense of being disobedient to or… Continue reading SC sentences lawyer to 3 months in jail for contempt, suspends term on apology

SC stays contempt order against The Shillong Times editor and publisher

The Supreme Court has stayed the judgment passed by Meghalaya High Court.The court had held Shillong Times editor and publisher guilty of contempt of court and had asked them to pay fine of Rs. 2 lakh. Contempt of court is an offense of being disobedient to or being disrespectful towards a court of law.A judge… Continue reading SC stays contempt order against The Shillong Times editor and publisher

CONTEMPT OF COURT

Context: Attorney-General K.K. Venugopal on Monday declined to give consent to the initiation of contempt proceedings against A.P. Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy and his Principal Adviser Ajeya Kallam. What is Contempt of court? Contempt of Court is the offense of being disobedient to or being disrespectful towards a court of law. Any action which… Continue reading CONTEMPT OF COURT