30 January 2023

Search Results for Tag : Misconduct

International Cases

A trustee has a fiduciary duty to act with due care and diligence in administering property on behalf of another(06.01.2021)

The appeal has its genesis in an urgent application in the High Court, launched by the Appellant. The main relief sought was the removal of Mr. Fronem.....

Tags : Misconduct, Trustees, Removal



Acquittal by a Criminal Court does not preclude a Departmental Inquiry against delinquent officer(16.09.2019)

The judgment of the High Court by which the order of dismissal of Respondent No. 1 from the service was set aside is the subject matter of this Appeal.....

Tags : Departmental Inquiry, Dismissal, Misconduct


Once the order of termination was approved by the Industrial Tribunal, the findings recorded by it are binding between parties(30.09.2022)

Present appeal is against the impugned judgment and order passed by the High Court of Judicature by which the Division Bench of the High Court has dis.....

Tags : Award, Termination, Misconduct


Conduct of judicial officer can be used to conclude charge of misconduct(12.07.2016)

The Supreme Court upheld a 2012 judgment of the Gujarat high court that confirmed charges against the Appellant-Civil Judicial Magistrate at Bhuj in h.....

Tags : judicial officer, misconduct, sentencing, customs


Advocate shall not stipulate for a fee contingent on results of litigation or agree to share the proceeds thereof(05.12.2017)

Instant appeal has been preferred against order of High Court thereby, High Court declined to quash the proceedings initiated against the Appellant un.....

Tags : Advocate’s fee, Contingency, Litigation, Misconduct



Bombay HC Orders Preliminary Inquiry Against Lawyer for Alleged Professional Misconduct(02.08.2021)

Bombay High Court has ordered a preliminary inquiry against a lawyer into allegations of alleged professional misconduct. The Court has directed the P.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Professional Misconduct


Delhi HC:Seeking Permission to Travel to One Country & Going to Other Countries Instead is Misconduct(07.11.2019)

Delhi High Court has ruled that seeking permission from employer to travel to one country due to medical exigencies but going to different countries i.....

Tags : Delhi HC, Misconduct


Allahabad HC Stays Arrest of 2 Journalists Who Posted About Cop's Misconduct on Social Media(23.12.2021)

Allahabad High Court has stayed the arrest of 2 Journalists booked under sections 411 and 413 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 by making a prima-facie obser.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Cop's Misconduct on Social Media


SC Upholds BCI's Order Dismissing Complaint Against Lawyer Alleging Professional Misconduct(22.07.2020)

Supreme Court has upheld an order passed by Bar Council of India dismissing a complaint alleging professional misconduct by a lawyer.

Tags : Supreme Court, Professional Misconduct


Madras HC: Removal from Service for Alleged Past Misconduct Unsustainable(11.04.2022)

Madras High Court has ruled that a past misconduct of the employee can’t be a reason for imposing a major penalty such as removal from service under I.....

Tags : Madras High Court, misconduct, removal, service, Indian Maritime University Teaching and Non-Teaching Employees (Terms and Conditions of Services) Rules)


Calcutta HC: Litigant Should not be Penalised for Advocate's Misconduct(06.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court while allowing application for condoning delay of 9 years in filing revision petition has held that litigant should not be penalis.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Condone, Misconduct


Matters which come purely under the realm of a contract between two parties are not amenable to writ jurisdiction(22.06.2020)

The Appellants/Petitioners are aggrieved by the judgment passed by the learned Single Judge dismissing a writ petition filed by them praying for issua.....

Tags : Alleged misconduct, Termination, Legality


Wrong interpretation of law itself is not misconduct as wrong decision is subject to judicial supervision in an appeal(14.05.2018)

The pivotal issue in this batch of writ petitions revolves around the validity of report dated 30th May, 2008 submitted by the J & K State Accountabil.....

Tags : Report, Misconduct, Validity


Inquiring officer and disciplinary authority are different; proceedings must be held in two separate stages(07.02.2017)

Since, 19 April 1988, Petitioner had been working as a bus driver with Respondent. On 10 May 1996, State Transport bus driven by Petitioner collided .....

Tags : Misconduct, Dismissal, Punishment


Madras HC to NMC: Conversion Therapy for LGBTQ+ Must be Treated as Professional Misconduct(11.07.2022)

Madras High Court while issuing directions for the uplifting LGBTQ+ Community has directed National Medical Council (NMC) to enlist Conversion Therapy.....

Tags : Madras High Court, LGBTQ+, Conversion Therapy, Professional Misconduct


Lawyers' Act to Seek Unnecessary Adjournments Amounts to Professional Misconduct: MP HC(14.01.2019)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has observed that seeking adjournments for no reason by lawyers amounts to professional misconduct.

Tags : Madhya Pradesh, Unnecessary Adjournments Amounts to Professional Misconduct


Rajasthan HC: No Criminal Action Against Advocate if Legal Advice Goes Wrong(20.06.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has held that if any legal advice rendered by an Advocate goes wrong, the same would not subject him to criminal prosecution, as .....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, Legal Advice, Professional Misconduct


NFRA: Chartered Accountant Penalized with One Lakh Rupees Fine for Professional Misconduct(24.06.2022)

National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) has penalized chartered accountant with a fine of one lakh rupees for professional misconduct and debarr.....

Tags : National Financial Reporting Authority, Professional Misconduct, Chartered Accountant


Supreme Court: Indiscipline in Armed Forces Must Be 'Viewed Seriously'(19.12.2016)

Supreme Court has ruled that Indiscipline on part of security force personnel must be "viewed seriously" and deserting work by disobeying orders of su.....

Tags : Supreme Court, security force personnel, gross misconduct


Delhi High Court Allows Judoka Jasleen Saini to Participate in CWG 2022(28.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has granted interim relief to Judoka Jasleen Singh Saini by staying the order of suspension imposed on him by the Judo Federation of .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Judo Federation, CWG, Sexual Misconduct


Madras HC: False Statements Before Criminal Court to Protect Fellow Officer Amounts To Misconduct(04.08.2022)

Madras High Court while upholding the disciplinary action against a police official has held that police officials making false or incorrect statement.....

Tags : Madras High Court, False Statement, Misconduct, Police Officials


Delhi HC: Complaint Against Chartered Accountant After 7 Years of Misconduct is Time-Barred(08.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that a complaint against Chartered Accountant after seven years of alleged misconduct is liable to be quashed as time-barred.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Chartered Accountant, Misconduct


All. HC: Only Governor Can Take Action if Govt Servant Found Guilty of Misconduct After Retirement(28.09.2022)

Allahabad High Court has held that after retirement of government servant, if such employee is found to be guilty of grave misconduct or is found to h.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Governor, Misconduct


SERVICE - Drunkenness While on Duty A Serious Misconduct: SC(29.03.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld dismissal of a police constable for drunkenness and misbehavior with the public and observed that drunkunness while being on .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Drunkenness While on Duty A Serious Misconduct


SC: Joining Force After Suppressing Criminal Cases is a Grave Misconduct(18.01.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that entering service of disciplined force like CISF by suppressing criminal cases is a gross misconduct, has held that .....

Tags : Supreme Court, CISF, Misconduct