World | 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.
World | 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 Premi...
India | 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 shou...
India | 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 so...
World | 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 | 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, ...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 7, 2014
Former Rashriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideologue K N Govindacharya today moved a fresh plea in the Delhi High Court seeking contempt proceedings against the Secretary, Information and Technology Ministry, for "failure to comply with the provision to...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 9, 2014
Unrecognised Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) secretary Aditya Verma said Srinivasan cannot represent the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the April 9-10 ICC meeting in the light of the recent Supreme Court order that sidelined him from...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 19, 2014
The Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered issue of notice to the Chennai Collector, Commissioner of Police, and Corporation Commissioner on a contempt petition regarding erection of digital banners praising Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and hoping she...
Saturday December 28, 2013
State-owned Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) has filed a contempt of court petition in the high court against the Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) for not supplying the agreed quantity of CNG.
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar (with PTI inputs) | Monday November 18, 2013
Former Army Chief General VK Singh has tendered an "unqualified apology" to the Supreme Court for his remarks following the top court's verdict in the age row.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 9, 2013
Former telecom minister A Raja and top corporate executives said the continuance of the trial would amount to contempt of court.
Press Trust of India | Friday November 1, 2013
The Islamabad High Court has restrained Sethi from working as the PCB chief and ordered fresh elections in the board.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday October 1, 2013
The Supreme Court has issued a contempt notice to former army chief General VK Singh for allegedly criticising its handling of his case against the government over a dispute about his age.
Tuesday August 27, 2013
Two Sahara Group firms and their chief Subrata Roy, facing contempt proceedings for alleged non-refund of around Rs 24,000 crores to investors, told the Supreme Court on Monday that contempt proceedings cannot be started for ensuring compliance of th...
Chandni | Monday August 26, 2013
Actor Salman Khan has filed a petition in the Bombay High Court seeking quashing of a complaint filed against him in a magistrate's court which wants contempt action for posting court orders in cases against him on his website.