CONTEMPT PETITION

  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Victim moves Supreme Court against Mulayam January 13, 2014

    A contempt petition has been filed against Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and the Uttar Pradesh government in the Supreme Court by one of the victims of Muzaffarnagar riots. The victim was protesting against a comment made by Mulayam where he had said that the victims at relief camps were...
  • SC initiates contempt proceedings against VK Singh over his age row September 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday took suomoto cognizance over the alleged contemptuous remarks that former Army Chief General VK Singh made against the apex court on September 22 in connection with his age row case in a report that was published in 'The Indian Express'. The General had made...
  • SC dismisses contempt plea on IAS officer Nagpal's suspension August 27, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a contempt plea against IAS officer Durga Sakthi Nagpal, who had cracked down on the sand mafia in Gautam Budh Nagar. The contempt plea filed by an advocate had contended that the officer had only complied with the orders of this court...
  • Durga suspension row: SC agrees to hear petition against UP government August 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a contempt petition against the Uttar Pradesh government for suspending IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal. The petition filed by advocate ML Sharma said the IAS officer was suspended even after she followed the Supreme Court's orders. Durga, in her reply to...
  • Speaker gets 7 days time to file counter on contempt plea April 16, 2013

    Cuttack: Odisha High Court on Monday asked Assembly Speaker Pradeep Kumar Amat to file a counter affidavit within seven days in response to a contempt petition filed against him by the state NCP president Utkal Ranjan Parida. A Division Bench of Justices Indrajit Mahanti and BN Mohapatra after taking up...
  • Cauvery row: TN to file contempt petition against K'taka October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government has said it will file a contempt petition against Karnataka in the Supreme Court over its decision to halt the release of water from the Cauvery to the state. Karnataka on late Monday stopped releasing Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu, hours after the...
  • Mamata judiciary row: HC may pronounce its verdict today October 8, 2012

    Kolkata: The Kolkata High Court is expected to pass an order on Monday on whether criminal charges should be filed against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her comments against the judiciary more than a month ago when she had claimed that the judgments of the judiciary can be...
  • Mamatajudiciary row: SC to hear contempt petition September 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday hear a contempt petition against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her comments against the judiciary more than a month ago when she had claimed that the judgments of the judiciary can be bought. Mamata had made the comments in the state...