- Every criticism is not contempt of Court - In the words of Lord Atkin-“Justice is not a cloistered virtue.” Any and every criticism is not contempt. One of the tests is, to use the words of Mukherjea, J. in Brahma […]
- H. P. Singh Vs Thakur Prasad Tewari an another [SC 1950 December] - Keywords : Ignorance of contempt order Notice AIR 1953 SC 436 : (1953) CriLJ SC 1837 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) H. P. Singh Appellant Versus Thakur Prasad Tewari an another Respondent […]
- If Bar Association pass resolutions to boycott Court it amounts to interfering with the course of justice - Even if a lawyer or the Bar Association feels that a Judge has misconduct himself, the boycott cannot be resorted to. Only such remedies as are provided under law can only be […]
- IN RE: HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE C.S. KARNAN - Ever since the initiation of these proceedings, he has been expressing further disrespect to this Court, he has also been making press statements with abject impunity. However, after the last order, he […]
- IN RE: SANJIV DATTA AND OTHERS - The legal profession is a solemn and serious occupation. It is a noble calling and all those who belong to it are its honourable members. Although the entry to the profession can […]
- Pakistan Supreme Court convicted Mr. Talal Chaudhry, State Minster in Suo-moto Contempt proceeding - Mr. Talal Chaudhry made speeches on 24.01.2018 and 27.01.2018 wherein he by his words, gestures and tone not only defamed and scandalized the Court and its Judges but also tended to bring the Court and its […]
- SHRI C.K. DAPHTARY AND OTHERS Vs. SHRI O.P. GUPTA AND OTHERS - A petition under Article 129 of the Constitution of India “We have decided to be lenient because such gross contempts of this Court are happily rare, but any future gross contempt of […]
- Sudama Singh & Ors. Etc. Vs. Deepak Mohan Spolia & Ors. Etc[SC 2017 DECEMBER] - KEYWORDS:Contempt of Courts Act- DATE:-DECEMBER 12, 2017- “The High Court went wrong in referring only to paragraph 62 of the judgment and not to the other relevant considerations leading to the decision […]
- The Companies Act, 2013 [SCHEDULE] - KEYWORDS:- CORPORATE LAW The Companies Act, 2013[CLICK] Schedule I (See sections 4 and 5) Table-A Memorandum of Association of a Company Limited by Shares 1st The name of the company is “…………………………….Limited / […]
- The Rules To Regulate Proceedings For Contempt Of The Supreme Court 1975 - Published Vide G.S.R. 142, dated 1.2.1975, published in the Gazette of India, dated 1.2.1975. In exercise of the powers under section 23 of the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 read with article […]
- When contempt proceeding would not be maintainable - It is a well settled principle of law that if two interpretations are possible of the order which is ambiguous, a contempt proceeding would not be maintainable.
- Willful disobedience – means - KULDIP RASTOGI AND ANOTHER Vs. VISHVA NATH KHANNA - Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 — Section — 12(3), 13 — 'Willful' disobedience — Meaning of 'willful' has the same meaning in the law of contempt as in other branches of the law. no reason why in the matter of contempt it should have some special or peculiar meaning, the ordinary meaning of willful,' as defined in the Concise Oxford Dictionary, is that for which compulsion or ignorance or accident cannot be Pleaded as an excuse, intentional, deliberate ..........'.