Sr Adv S Ganesh: PCRs based on ground that properties belong to central government. Division bench of Karnataka HC in March 2021 held central govt order rules out any possibility of misappropriation of any property.
Justice Kaul: when is the criminal contempt proceeding next listed?
R Subhramanium for respondent: its on October 19
SC: We feel we can do better with our time. We would like to see what happens in the contempt proceedings. There are some things to see if criminal contempt is proceeded with. At the moment we will continue the stay and see what happens.
SC: we are told criminal contempt proceedings are on October 19. List for directions on nov 30
SC: next date modified to December 2, 2021
SC: we are informed that contemnors have not filed any reply to contempt notice but instead filed an application for recall of contempt notice. in this case petitioner before us must file the reply to contempt notice. such a reply be filed before two days of the HC hearing date
Sr Adv Ganesh: Everyday there are new proceedings that are being filed in Karnataka, Delhi, Mumbai. Please pass an order for not initiating any proceedings till 20th
SC: we can’t pass such all-encompassing orders. Let the High Court deal with the matter. Let us see what the high court does or take a call.
Sr Adv Ganesh: this is a blatant abuse of the process of law