Don't intend to retract or apologise for tweets: Kunal Kamra on consent for contempt proceedings

Kamra's statement comes a day after Attorney General K K Venugopal consented to the initiation of criminal contempt proceedings against him for a series of tweets.

published on : 13th November 2020

Attorney General grants consent for contempt proceedings against Kunal Kamra

In a tweet following the release of anchor Arnab Goswami, Kamra wrote 'DY Chandrachud is a flight attendant serving champagne to first-class passengers...'

published on : 12th November 2020

Lawyer urges AG to reconsider decision declining consent to initiate contempt against Andhra CM Jagan

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

published on : 5th November 2020

Attorney General declines consent for contempt proceedings against Andhra CM Jagan

In his letter to the CJI, Jagan had also claimed Justice Ramana was acting on behalf of Andhra Pradesh opposition leader Chandrababu Naidu.

published on : 3rd November 2020

Maharashtra governor Koshyari gets Uttarakhand HC notice on contempt plea

The plea accuses the former CM of committing "willful non-compliance" of the court's May 3, 2019 order which had asked him to pay market rent of the bungalow occupied by him as ex-CM within six months

published on : 20th October 2020

Karnataka snubs Goa govt's contempt petition over Mahadayi river

Goa CM Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said his government has filed a contempt petition in SC against Karnataka for allegedly diverting the Mahadayi river water.

published on : 7th October 2020

Contempt case: Prashant Bhushan summoned by bar council of Delhi

Bhushan, who has to appear either personally or through video conferencing on October 23, has to respond to the Council within 15-days of receiving the notice.

published on : 24th September 2020

View of Attorney General important in contempt cases: Ex-SC judge Kurian Joseph

Vice-chancellor Dr K C Sunny presided over the event. 

published on : 19th September 2020

Prashant Bhushan moves SC, seeks review of his conviction in contempt case

He filed the petition for review of the August 14 judgement holding him guilty for the contempt of court contending that it 'suffers from multiple errors.'

published on : 15th September 2020

Payment of fine doesn't mean I accepted SC verdict: Prashant Bhushan on contempt case

Noted advocate Prashant Bhushan was held guilty of contempt on August 14 and asked to pay a token Rs 1 fine.

published on : 14th September 2020

BCI asks Delhi bar council to examine Prashant Bhushan’s tweets against judiciary

According to Section 24A of the Act, an advocate can be disqualified while Section 35 pertains to punishment for misconduct.

published on : 5th September 2020

Power of contempt of court misused to stifle free speech: Prashant Bhushan

He called the contempt of court jurisdiction "very dangerous" and said it should be abolished.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Will pay Re 1 fine, but also pursue legal remedies: Prashant Bhushan on SC verdict

A three-judge bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra while reading out the verdict said, court's decisions can’t be influenced by publications or opinions in the media.

published on : 31st August 2020

Pay Re 1 as fine by September 15 or face jail, bar on practising: SC announces token punishment for Prashant Bhushan

The court also said that the press conference by four apex court Judges in January 2018 was wrong and said, 'Judges are not supposed to hold press conference.'

published on : 31st August 2020

Supreme Court reserves order on Vijay Mallya's plea seeking review of 2017 order in contempt case

A bench comprising justices UU Lalit and Ashok Bhushan reserved its order after hearing arguments in the case.

published on : 27th August 2020
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