Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 22, 2015
The Delhi High Court has warned two senior officials of the city government of contempt action if its directions on renovating a district consumer forum at Shalimar Bagh and filling up staff vacancies there are not complied with.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 18, 2015
The Bombay High Court today warned political parties of contempt action for putting up illegal hoardings, posters and banners across Maharashtra despite an undertaking given by them that they would not do so.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 30, 2015
For the first time in its history, the proceedings of the Madras High Court were beamed live when contempt of court proceedings against two Madurai-based Bar leaders were taken up in connection with the anti-helmet rally taken out by lawyers in that city last month.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday September 29, 2015
A journalist who ignored a court order to take down internet videos that risked exposing the identities of witnesses in the case of Lebanese former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri's assassination was fined 10,000 euros ($11,000) on Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 24, 2015
Expressing doubts about his abduction claim, the Gujarat High Court today came down heavily on Patel quota spearhead Hardik Patel and warned him and his lawyer of contempt of court stating that they "misused" the court proceedings.
India News | Reported by Sidharth Pandey and Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday September 9, 2015
The Rajasthan High Court has ordered the Centre to ensure that larger pictorial warnings are carried on all tobacco products. The Centre has time till October 29 to implement the order. In case of violation, the Heath secretary will face contempt charges.
World News | Reuters | Monday September 7, 2015
The lawyer for a Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses said his team filed on Sunday a notice of appeal over a contempt ruling that landed her in jail.
World News | Reuters | Friday September 4, 2015
A county clerk in Kentucky who refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples on religious grounds was held in contempt of court by a U.S. federal judge on Thursday and sent to jail.
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.