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Judiciary: Courts & Contempt

Bollywood Superstar Salman Khan Seeks Contempt Action Against Kamaal Khan

Jun 07, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Salman Khan has sought contempt action against Kamaal Khan for his continued ‘defamatory remarks’ against the former despite telling court he would not do so.

Sunanda Pushkar Death Case: Court Reserves Order On Framing Of Charges Against Shashi Tharoor

Apr 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Pushkar was found dead in a suite of a luxury hotel in Delhi on the night of January 17, 2014


Priya Ramani Verdict: Delhi HC To Hear MJ Akbar's Plea Against Ramani's Acquittal On April 5

The trial court had dismissed the complaint filed by Akbar, saying no charges were proved against Ramani.

Money Laundering Case: Delhi HC Refuses To Stay Summons Issued To Mehbooba Mufti

Mar 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Mehbooba Mufti has been asked by the ED to appear before it in Delhi on March 22.


Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Reply To Plea Challenging New IT Rules

The court listed the plea filed by Quint Digital Media Ltd for further hearing on April 16.

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01 March, 2021

Court Issues Bailable Warrant Against Kangana Ranaut In Defamation Case By Javed Akhtar

Outlook Web Bureau

The court had issued summons to Kangana on February 1, and directed her to appear before it on March 1.


27 February, 2021

AG Venugopal Refuses Consent For Contempt Proceedings Against Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Outlook Web Bureau

Refusing to grant consent, Attorney General K K Venugopal noted that even though the ex-CJI's statements were strong, they only reflected his views on the ills of the judiciary.


22 February, 2021

SC To Hear Contempt Plea Against Comedian Kunal Kamra After 4 weeks

Outlook Web Bureau

The comedian, facing contempt proceedings, also said that there was a growing culture of intolerance


16 February, 2021

Supreme Court Registers Suo Motu Contempt Case Against Journalist Rajdeep Sardesai

Outlook Web Bureau

The case was registered following a petition filed by one Aastha Khurana to initiate contempt proceedings against Rajdeep Sardesai for his tweets that allegedly scandalised the judiciary


12 January, 2021

Are Our Courts Upholding Constitutional Justice Or Justice Of Manusmriti? Asks Meena Kandasamy

Intifada P Basheer

While speaking to Outlook, writer-activist Meena Kandasamy talks about politics, literature, feminism, reservation, Periyarism and poses a few questions to the Indian judiciary.


17 December, 2020

SC To Decide Tomorrow On Contempt Proceedings Against Comic Kunal Kamra

PTI

The pleas claim that Kunal Kamra had posted several tweets scandalous to the top court


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15 December, 2020

Prashant Bhushan Asks SC To Hear Pleas Seeking Review of Sentencing

PTI

The top court had on August 14 held Bhushan guilty of criminal contempt for his two contemptuous tweets against the judiciary


02 December, 2020

Contempt Proceedings Against Comic Illustrator Rachita Taneja For Criticising Supreme Court

Outlook Web Bureau

Taneja had posted a cartoon on the Supreme Court granting bail to Republic TV editor Arnab Goswami.


01 December, 2020

SC Dismisses Pleas Seeking Action Against AP CM For His Remarks Against Judiciary

PTI

On October 6, the AP CM had written to the CJI alleging that the AP High Court was being used to "destabilise” his government


20 November, 2020

AG Venugopal Gives Consent For Contempt Proceedings Against Kunal Kamra Over Fresh Tweet

PTI

Venugopal grants the fresh consent on a request made in this regard by Prayagraj-based advocate Anuj Singh.


12 November, 2020

Attorney General Nods To Contempt Proceedings Against Kunal Kamra

Outlook Web Bureau

The stand-up comic had criticised the SC over its ruling to grant Arnab Goswami bail in his four tweets.


08 November, 2020

AG Again Declines Request To Initiate Contempt Proceeding Against CM Reddy

PTI

Taking the consent of the law officer is a condition precedent for initiating criminal contempt against a person.


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07 November, 2020

Regret ‘Error’: Prashant Bhushan On His Tweet On CJI

PTI

In a tweet last month, Prashant Bhushan was critical of the CJI being provided a special helicopter by the MP government.


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