contempt of court

Second marriage, though against Hindu Marriage Act, can't invite contempt of court

Second marriage, though against Hindu Marriage Act, can't invite contempt of court

In a significant ruling, the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court has held that if a spouse performs a second marriage in breach of the ...Read More

Who is M. Nageswara Rao? Meet controversial ex-CBI director who celebrated the death of Swami Agnivesh

Who is M. Nageswara Rao? Meet controversial ex-CBI director who celebrated the death of Swami Agnivesh

Social activist Swami Agnivesh, who was suffering from liver cirrhosis for a long time, died of multi-organ failure at a Delhi hospital o...Read More

'Will respectfully pay the fine': Full statement by Prashant Bhushan after SC fines him Rs 1

'Will respectfully pay the fine': Full statement by Prashant Bhushan after SC fines him Rs 1

On Monday, the Supreme Court of India fined Prashant Bhushan Re 1 who was held guilty of contempt of court by the Supreme Court for two o...Read More

Hookah, Line and Sinker: Legal Twitter in love with Rajeev Dhawan's hookah after Re 1 verdict

Hookah, Line and Sinker: Legal Twitter in love with Rajeev Dhawan's hookah after Re 1 verdict

So, when the SC imposed a Re 1 fine on Prashant Bhushan as the quantum of punishment for his contempt of court charge, the latter put up ...Read More

Prashant Bhushan fined Re 1: Check out best memes and jokes

Prashant Bhushan fined Re 1: Check out best memes and jokes

The Supreme Court today imposed a fine of 1 rupee on lawyer Prashant Bhushan for contempt of court through two of his tweets. A bench hea...Read More

SC asks Prashant Bhushan to pay Re 1 fine for contempt of court charge

SC asks Prashant Bhushan to pay Re 1 fine for contempt of court charge

On Monday, the Supreme Court of India fined Prashant Bhushan Re 1. Failure to pay his fine would result in him being sentenced to jail fo...Read More

What will happen if Prashant Bhushan refuses to pay Re 1 by September 15?

What will happen if Prashant Bhushan refuses to pay Re 1 by September 15?

On Monday, the Supreme Court of India imposed a fine of Rupee One on Prashant Bhushan.Bhushan has been asked to deposit the fine with the...Read More

SC fails to extract apology, contempt sentence reserved

SC fails to extract apology, contempt sentence reserved

Contempt sentence reserved, Prashant gets 30 minutes to express regrets but none was forthcoming

FPJ Edit: SC should avoid self-goal while punishing 'contemnor' Bhushan

FPJ Edit: SC should avoid self-goal while punishing 'contemnor' Bhushan

If the Supreme Court heeds the incessant media campaign to allow Prashant Bhushan go unpunished after duly convicting him for contempt, i...Read More

Contempt of Court: AG rejects petition against Swara Bhasker for comments about Ayodhya verdict

Contempt of Court: AG rejects petition against Swara Bhasker for comments about Ayodhya verdict

Earlier this month, a petition was filed before the Supreme Court against Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker, seeking initiation of criminal...Read More

'There is a Lakshman Rekha for everything': SC gives Prashant Bhushan 2 days time to reconsider statement

'There is a Lakshman Rekha for everything': SC gives Prashant Bhushan 2 days time to reconsider statement

The Supreme Court Thursday granted two days to activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan, who has been held guilty of contempt, to reconsider his ...Read More

‘I don’t ask for mercy’: Prashant Bhushan quotes Mahatma Gandhi during contempt hearing in SC

‘I don’t ask for mercy’: Prashant Bhushan quotes Mahatma Gandhi during contempt hearing in SC

On Thursday, the Supreme Court of India told Prashant Bhushan’s advocate Dushyant Dave that no punishment will be activated until the rev...Read More

21 politicians back Prashant Bhushan

21 politicians back Prashant Bhushan

Twenty-one politicians from various parties have issued a signed letter in support of lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan after the Supreme ...Read More

1,600 lawyers rally behind Prashant Bhushan

1,600 lawyers rally behind Prashant Bhushan

On Monday, as many as 1,600 lawyers from across the country released a statement addressed to the Supreme Court and the public expressing...Read More

SC finds Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt, commentariat wonders what criticism is ‘acceptable’

SC finds Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt, commentariat wonders what criticism is ‘acceptable’

That Prashant Bhushan is an annoying gadfly is a fact not an opinion. But as FPJ columnist Bhavdeep Kang had once noted, Mr. Bhushan whil...Read More

From CBI to Justice Karnan: Every time Prashant Bhushan accused others of contempt of court

From CBI to Justice Karnan: Every time Prashant Bhushan accused others of contempt of court

A contemnor can be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend up to six months or with a fine of up to Rs 2,000 or wit...Read More

SC's contempt proceedings against Prashant Bhushan: Who is Mehek Maheshwari and why did he file PIL?

SC's contempt proceedings against Prashant Bhushan: Who is Mehek Maheshwari and why did he file PIL?

The Supreme Court today will begin its contempt proceeding case against lawyer Prashant Bhushan and Twitter India for two tweets that hav...Read More

Tadka: HC warns Prakash Raj with contempt of court if his cheque of Rs 2 Cr bounces

Tadka: HC warns Prakash Raj with contempt of court if his cheque of Rs 2 Cr bounces

Justice KR Sriram has warned to charge him with aggravated contempt of court if his cheque of Rs. 2 crores bounces

Not every act contrary to court orders is a contempt, rules Bombay High Court

Not every act contrary to court orders is a contempt, rules Bombay High Court

Every act seemingly contrary to the orders passed by the court is not contempt. A mere breach of the court’s order cannot ipso facto cons...Read More

SC holds Anil Ambani guilty of contempt, jail term on cards if Rs 453 crore not paid to Ericsson

SC holds Anil Ambani guilty of contempt, jail term on cards if Rs 453 crore not paid to Ericsson

Mumbai: In a big setback for Anil Ambani, the Supreme Court today held Reliance ADAG chairman guilty of contempt. Pleas were filed by tel...Read More

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