Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
TopicCriminal contempt cases

Topic: Criminal contempt cases

Contempt petition filed in SC against ‘Sanitary Panels’ cartoonist Rachita Taneja

After receiving Attorney General’s consent, law student files petition that Taneja’s viral comic strips ‘attacked the institution of judiciary’.

Hope 2018 press conference was first & last time judges went to media — SC in Bhushan verdict

Supreme Court mentions the 2018 press conference by 4 judges in its 82-page verdict imposing fine of Re 1 on advocate Prashant Bhushan as punishment in contempt case.

Madras HC frames contempt case against actor Ishari K. Ganesh for seeking favour from judge

Tamil actor & film producer Ishari K. Ganesh and his aide Anantha Raman tried get a Madras HC judge to postpone the South Indian Artists Association elections.

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

Army puts out tender for 30k ‘night sights’ so its US-made assault rifles can aim better in dark

While an open tender has been issued for procurement of the optical instruments, Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging, whose services the Army has previously used, is a frontrunner.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.