Tag: Show Cause Notice


BJP pulls up Jayant Sinha for V-day no-show, not campaigning for Hazaribagh candidate | India News – Times of India

HAZARIBAG/RANCHI: Former Union minister and outgoing Hazaribag MP Jayant Sinha was handed a show-cause notice by Jharkhand unit of BJP for not campaigning for party candidate Manish Jaiswal and not casting his vote during polling for the seat, which was held on Monday.Jayant, a two-time MP, had stepped aside from electoral politics before BJP announced its candidates for 13 out of 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand in March and announced that he will work for climate change in India and around the world.Jayant's media secretary Anil Kumar Sinha said the outgoing MP might reply to the notice on Wednesday. On Sinha's whereabouts, Anil said, "We are not aware, but he is not in Hazaribag." BJP sources claimed that the party brass was miffed at Jayant after his son Arish shared stage with Congr...

Litigant can exercise legal remedies but can’t make contemptuous allegations, Delhi HC | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A litigant can exercise his legal remedies but does not have the liberty to make contemptuous allegations and undermine a court's authority, the Delhi high court has said. The court made the observation while taking exception to a lawyer's "patently contemptuous" comments in the chat box of the virtual platform being used for holding a hybrid hearing earlier this month.The court issued a show-cause notice to the lawyer, who was aggrieved by the court allegedly not hearing his personal case, and asked him to state why a notice for contempt should not be issued and contempt proceedings initiated against him. Justice Anoop Kumar Mendiratta noted that the lawyer, who was expected to maintain decorum, has not expressed any remorse and chosen to stand by his comments which seek to ...