India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 1, 2015
In rare appreciation, the Supreme Court today welcomed the steps taken by the government in filling up vacancies meant for differently-abled persons and disposed of a contempt plea alleging "willful disobedience" of an order to provide three per cent quota to such persons.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 31, 2015
A woman was jailed for three weeks for contempt of court on Thursday after shouting "Don't kill him!" at jurors deciding whether to pronounce a death sentence on "Batman" theater gunman James Holmes.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 28, 2015
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government today moved Delhi High Court seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) chief MK Meena for allegedly violating the court's order by removing an SHO of the anti-graft body.
Press Trust of India | Thursday July 16, 2015
The Lodha panel, in its verdict on Tuesday, suspended Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rrajasthan Royals (RR) from the Indian Premier League (IPL) for two years in the 2013 spot fixing and betting scandal and also barred Raj Kundra from any cricketing activity for life.
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Wednesday May 13, 2015
The Supreme Court today threatened that it will take action for 'contempt of court,' if owners of animals are found to have been cruel to them, even if it was for a festival ritual. A contempt of court conviction can lead to jail time.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday April 21, 2015
The plea filed by Mahendra Singh Dhoni alleged that Maxx Mobilink has not paid dues of over Rs 10 crore, which was agreed upon for using his name on the company's products.
World News | Reuters | Thursday April 16, 2015
A Lebanese journalist and her television channel are due to go before a UN-backed court today in a trial that critics say raises questions about press freedom, but which prosecutors say is essential to protect vulnerable witnesses.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 6, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks that judiciary should guard against 'five-star activists' and it was not as fearless as it used to be were today slammed by opposition parties as "outrageous and damaging" that amounted to contempt of court.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 29, 2015
A contempt of court petition against Karnataka government and three others was filed in the High Court yesterday by the husband of a woman IAS officer who was a batchmate of upright bureaucrat DK Ravi into whose mysterious death a CBI probe has been ordered.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday March 12, 2015
Sauber failed to overturn an order that Giedo van der Garde must drive for them at the Australian Grand Prix. The Swiss outfit were told to hand over a list of their assets on Friday morning to ensure they comply with the court ruling.
Press Trust of India | Monday March 2, 2015
N. Srinivasan's worries deepen as suspended Rajasthan Cricket Association deputy president Mehmood Abdi has alleged him of committing contempt of court by participating in the BCCI Annual General Meeting.
NDTVSports | Friday February 27, 2015
N. Srinivasan faced contempt of court charges for attending a BCCI working committee meeting despite Supreme Court asking him to stay away from Board's affairs.
AVaidyanathan | Sunday February 22, 2015
N. Srinivasan had attended BCCI's Working Committee Meeting on February 8 in his capacity as Tamil Nadu Cricket Association president.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday December 20, 2014
Radical environmentalists who threw acid and smoke bombs at Japanese whalers were found in contempt of court Friday for continuing their relentless campaign to disrupt the annual whale hunt off the waters of Antarctica.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 14, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the withdrawal of a clearance given by Ministry of Environment and Forests to Kerala Government for conducting an Environmental Impact Assessment for constructing a new Mullaperiyar dam.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 2, 2014
A Bangladesh court today found an award-winning British journalist guilty of contempt for questioning the official death toll of three million in the country's 1971 Independence War.
Blog | Sidharth Pandey | Tuesday November 18, 2014
63-year-old Rampal Maharaj has repeatedly defied court orders to appear to answer charges of conspiracy to murder, inciting mobs and contempt of court.
Press Trust of India | Sunday November 16, 2014
The Supreme Court on Friday disclosed the names of N Srinivasan, Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra and former Indian Premier League CEO Sundar Raman among 13 who were investigated by the court-appointed inquiry panel for corruption in Indian Premier League..
India News | NDTV.com | Saturday November 1, 2014
The Bombay High Court has restrained Quantum Securities Private Limited and Sanjay Dutt from issuing or publishing any defamatory content against NDTV. They are now required to personally appear before the court and show cause as to why action should not be taken against them for contempt of court.
India News | Agencies | Friday September 26, 2014
The Supreme Court today stayed the arrest of the country's top two scientists, including former DRDO chief Dr VK Saraswat, in a contempt case.
Press Trust of India | Saturday September 13, 2014
Justice Manmohan Singh issued notice to Google Inc, Google India as well as sanitary ware firm Cera and sought their replies by October 27.
Thursday August 14, 2014
Mr Roy was jailed in March after he failed to appear at a contempt hearing in the long-running dispute with the capital markets watchdog Sebi (Securities and Exchange Board of India) over the company's failure to repay crores to investors who were sold outlawed bonds.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday July 26, 2014
Two government critics in Swaziland have been sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty of contempt of court for publishing articles lamenting alleged threats to judicial independence in the southern African kingdom.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 25, 2014
The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued show cause notices to two lawyers asking them why criminal contempt proceedings should not be initiated against them for allegedly abusing and manhandling people from the Northeast, including a woman advocate, inside a district court premises in Delhi.