contempt of court

Telangana HC orders LIC chairman & others to appear in court

A Srinivasa Rao and others have filed different writ petitions seeking a direction to consider their cases for the non-joining vacancies.

published on : 28th December 2021

Andhra Pradesh HC asks Anantapur DEO to do social service

People have lost confidence in several public institutions. Let it not be the case with judiciary, the court observed while passing the sentence in the contempt case.

published on : 7th December 2021

Man gets three months in jail for contempt of court

“Accordingly, this court is inclined to convict Nagarajan to undergo a simple imprisonment for a period of three months,” he ordered.

published on : 24th November 2021

Maduravoyal tahsildar faces contempt for disobeying Madras HC

The joint inspection was held by the Corporation authorities twice, but no report was forthcoming from the tahsildar, the petitioner had complained.

published on : 12th November 2021

Edu dept officials appear before HC in contempt case 

During an earlier hearing, the court had asked the Principal Secretary (higher education) and Commissioner (school education) and other officials to appear before it. 

published on : 1st October 2021

Court's power of contempt can't be taken away even by legislative enactment: Supreme Court

The top court said that the apology submitted by Dahiya was not sincere and was only an endeavour to get out of the consequences.

published on : 29th September 2021

Relief for IAS officers in contempt of court case 

The bench of Chief Justice Arup Kumar Goswamy and Justice N Jayasurya stayed the implementation of the single judge orders.

published on : 24th September 2021

Jail term for 4 IAS officers for contempt   

The court asked the respondents to file their counters and the case came for hearing before Justice B Devanand.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Telangana Chief Secretary claims funds not for contempt of court cases

The advocate representing the lecturer contended that Rs 58.96 crore was released for defending Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar in about 200 contempt of court cases pending in the High Court.

published on : 6th August 2021

Former South African President Jacob Zuma hands himself over to authorities to start jail term

He had earlier been found guilty of contempt of court after he repeatedly refused to return to the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, where witnesses have implicated him in corruption.

published on : 8th July 2021

Andhra officials face HC wrath in contempt case again

A contempt petition was filed with High Court, after the government officials failed to follow the court's orders to let the petitioners apply for a government post.

published on : 7th July 2021

AP High Court recalls order after ‘jailing’ two govt officials

The High Court issued interim orders asking the government to give an opportunity for the petitioners for the posts.

published on : 23rd June 2021