Category Archives: Contempt of Court

Speaker apologises to High Court

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, November 17 The Vidhan Sabha Speaker today tendered an “unconditional apology for any inadvertent or unintentional lapse” to the Punjab and Haryana High Court. The apology came less than 10 days after the High Court took … Continue reading

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Speaker earns HC’s ire

Saurabh Malik/TNS Chandigarh, November 9 The judiciary and the legislature are on a collision course, so it seems. Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker has allegedly defied an order of the Punjab and Haryana High Court directing the maintenance of status quo … Continue reading

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High Court relief for freedom fighter’s wife

Court imposes Rs 2 lakh fine on Centre for denying pension benefits Tribune News Service Chandigarh, November 2 Allowing a petition filed by a freedom fighter’s wife against the rejection of her claim for a revised Swatantrata Sainik Samman pension, … Continue reading

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Give treatment free of cost to poor, SC to pvt hospitals

Legal Correspondent New Delhi, September 1 The Supreme Court today directed Delhi’s private hospitals, built on subsidised land, to provide treatment free of cost to the poor by reserving 25 per cent of the outpatient department (OPD) and 10 per … Continue reading

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Lt Generals move AFT against Defence Secretary

Seek criminal contempt proceedings against him for defying Tribunal orders New Delhi, August 31 Two serving Lieutenant Generals have approached the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) seeking criminal contempt proceedings against the Defence Secretary, accusing him of “open defiance” of the … Continue reading

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HC issues show-cause notice to Punjab Vidhan Sabha secy

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued show-cause notices to Secretary, Punjab Vidhan Sabha, asking him to explain as to why proceedings for contempt should not be initiated against him on account of his willful non-compliance of the court’s … Continue reading

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