Contempt of Court:

GS Paper 2: Syllabus: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.   Context: The Supreme Court has threatened to initiate contempt proceedings against the chief secretary of Telangana if the state government failed to deposit a cost of ₹2.5 lakh within two weeks.   What’s the issue? The cost was imposed …

SANSAD TV: 75 YEARS- LAWS THAT SHAPED INDIA- THE PROHIBITION OF CHILD MARRIAGE ACT, 2006

  Introduction: The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006 passed by Parliament is the landmark law sets the marriageable age as 21 for males and 18 for females. The statue is armed with enabling provisions to prohibit child marriages and provide relief to victims. It has penal provisions of punishment for those who abet, promote …

Contempt of Court:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.   Context: Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana has agreed to immediately list for hearing a petition to initiate contempt action against Haryana authorities for not reining in ‘hooligans’ who have created an ‘atmosphere of communal hatred and terror’ …