Contempt of Court Act 1971

13th Sep, 2018

Contempt Action without framing of charges not sustainable

The Division Bench of the Apex Court set aside the conviction and sentence imposed by the Delhi High Court under the Contempt of Court Act 1971, holding, inter-alia, that formal charges were not framed against […]
10th Jan, 2017

HC does not have the power to punish for contempt of Supreme Court #legalupdates

There is, nothing in Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 or in Article 215 of Constitution which can be said to empower High Court to initiate proceedings suo-motu or otherwise for contempt of a superior Court […]
24th Sep, 2014

Guidelines laid down for handing over the property on Supardari #indianlaws

Delhi High Court has laid down guidlines for handing over of seized properties on Supardari
20th Apr, 2014

Breach of undertaking given to the Court amounts to playing fraud on the Court #indianlaws

Dishonoring an undertaking given to the court would amount to a fraud on court and that would inevitably affect the administration of justice