Contempt Petition

  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Victim moves Supreme Court against Mulayam 13-01-2014 01:09 PM

    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...
  • SC initiates contempt proceedings against VK Singh over his age row 30-09-2013 07:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday took suo-moto 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...
  • SC dismisses contempt plea on IAS officer Nagpal's suspension 27-08-2013 12:42 AM

    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 19-08-2013 11:32 AM

    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...
  • Speaker gets 7 days time to file counter on contempt plea 16-04-2013 02:02 AM

    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...