Allahabad High Court said that the conduct of Sanjay Prasad shows deliberate and willful disobedience of the orders passed by the writ Court as well as this Court. Thus, it issued bailable warrants against him.
Allahabad High Court: In a suo motu contempt application against an Advocate, the division bench of Ashwani Kumar Mishra and Shiv Shanker
Disobedience of this Court’s order strikes at the very root of the rule of law on which the judicial system rests. The rule of law is the foundation of a democratic society, and the Judiciary is the guardian of the rule of law. Hence, it is not only the third pillar but also the central pillar of the democratic State
In a matter relating to criminal proceedings against Reliance Industries, SEBI had failed to comply with the Supreme Court’s order directing it to furnish a copy of documents, leading to initiation of contempt proceedings against SEBI.
“Every order that is passed by a superior court, is liable to be followed by the lower court. Even assuming the case of the petitioners is to be accepted of certain misapplication of the law, that does not amount to contempt.”
Madras High Court: In a suo motu contempt petition against the YouTuber Savukku Shankar, the division bench of G.R. Swaminathan and B.
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Supreme Court observed that Vijay Mallya “never showed any remorse nor tendered any apology for his conduct” of transferring a huge sum of US$40 million to his children instead of repaying his debt of more than Rs. 9000 crores to the banks.
TOP STORY OF THE WEEK Anganwadi Workers/Helpers entitled to payment of gratuity; ‘Time to take serious note of their plight’ In a
Delhi High Court: Najmi Waziri, J., observed that “Arrest and incarceration destroys a person and collaterally affects many other innocent relatives. Subsequent release
Here’s a short recap of what we covered under the High Court’s section on the SCC Online Blog for the month of November.
Delhi High Court: While addressing an issue of non-compliance of Court’s order with regard to paying maintenance to wife, Division Bench of
Supreme Court: The bench of Sanjay Kishan Kaul* and R. Subhash Reddy, JJ has temporarily restored the senior designation of Advocate Yatin
“Merely because a subordinate official acted in disregard of an order passed by the Court, a liability cannot be fastened on a higher official in the absence of knowledge.”
by Nihit Singhal†
“Such litigants cannot be permitted to have their way only because they can plead and write anything they feel like and keep on approbating by sometimes apologising and then again bringing forth those allegations.”
Supreme Court: The Division Bench of Indira Banerjee and V. Ramasubramanian, JJ., observed that, an undertaking given by a party should be
Madras High Court: The Division Bench of P.N. Prakash and R. Pongiappan, JJ., addressed a contempt petition filed under Section 10 of
Orissa High Court: S. K. Sahoo J., ordered the petitioner to be detained in judicial custody and rejected the prayer sought. The
Andhra Pradesh High Court: Taking a stern stand against several instances of abuse of power by the Andhra Pradesh State Government, the