The Supreme Court on Tuesday listed the sentence hearing in a contempt case against fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya on January 18. India has been trying to extradite the Kingfisher boss from the United Kingdom for the last few years.
A single-judge bench of Allahabad High Court while hearing a contempt application filed by Harendra Nath Tripathi sought a report from the District Magistrate, Ballia on the action taken against officials guilty of irregularities in the allocation of contracts in the CMO office.
Supreme Court directed the Registry to list the plea before an appropriate bench against three persons accused of levelling serious allegations against Justice Rohinton Nariman and Justice Vineet Saran over their order sentencing Advocate Mathews Nedumpara guilty of Contempt of Court
the bench said that it is often seen that officers do not follow the order in the first place. They force people to file contempt Petitions. Even on contempt Petition, orders are not followed even after being given the opportunity to follow.
The Division Bench of Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Hiranmay Bhattacharyya was hearing a petition filed by Biswanath Chowdhury alleging that a law college was established in another educational institute in contravention of Bar Council of India norms.