SC imposes 4-month imprisonment on Vijay Mallya for contempt of court

Resuming after a 50-day summer break, the Supreme Court on Monday imposed four months imprisonment on fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya for contempt of court. A fine of Rs 2,000 was also imposed on him. The apex court directed him to deposit 40 million USD with interest within four weeks and asked the authorities to…

SC likely to pass orders on Vijay Mallya’s sentence in contempt case today

The Supreme Court is likely to pass orders against fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya on the issue of his sentence in a contempt case today at 2 pm. The Centre had asked for adjournment as the extradition process is stalled in the UK due to ongoing confidential proceedings. However, the court said it was not concerned…

After SC warning, Army agrees to grant permanent commission to 11 women

The Army on Friday, November 12, assured the Supreme Court that it will grant permanent commission to 11 women who moved the court alleging that their applications for permanent commissioning had been rejected despite fulfilling all eligibility criteria. The Supreme Court had earlier warned that Army officials would be…

Criticism of Supreme Court: A-G nod to contempt proceedings against portal editor

Attorney General K K Venugopal on Monday granted consent to initiate contempt of court proceedings against Ajeet Bharti, editor of the newsportal dopolitics.in, over a video critical of the Supreme Court and judges. “I find that the contents of the video which has been watched by about 1.7 lakh viewers are…