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Prashant Bhushan
India  /  Published 25.08.20

Bhushan: recall contempt verdict

Activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan urged the Supreme Court on Tuesday to give a statesman-like message by recalling the verdict convicting him of contempt of the court for two tweets against the judicia...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.08.20

Bhushan: 2009 case hearing on Sept 10

The Supreme Court Tuesday decided to refer to another bench the 2009 contempt case against activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan and journalist Tarun Tejpal to deal with certain larger questions related to...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.08.20

Bhushan declines SC offer to apologise for tweets

The following is Bhushan’s supplementary statement, filed through advocate Kamini Jaiswal on Tuesday: It is with deep regret that I read the order of this Hon’ble Court dated 20th of Augu...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 25.08.20

Ask again: Modi govt has no time for dissent

Fears of sickness, strangely enough, may incite stirrings of health. When many in India are disturbed by what appears to be an erosion of democratic principles and institutions, a debate about free sp...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 25.08.20

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Lawyer Prashant Bhushan has insisted that he should be given a copy of the original complaint made by advocate Mahek Maheshwari that triggered the Supreme Court’s criminal contempt case on two t...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 24.08.20

Bhushan: Will not apologise

Activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan refused to offer an apology to the Supreme Court on Monday for his two tweets against the judiciary saying what he expressed represented his bona fide belief which he ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.08.20

Contempt: prison over Rs 100

Pay a fine of Rs 100 or spend a month in prison for contempt of court. The convict refused to pay and was packed off to prison. The scene unfolded not in 2020 but 61 years ago, in 1959, in a courtroo...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 23.08.20

Bhushan: campus assignment on case

A Patna college has set its students an assignment to read, research and comment on the Supreme Court’s contempt conviction of advocate Prashant Bhushan, reflecting how the issue has found reson...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 22.08.20

Bhushan: options for SC limited

The crackdown on two tweets has reached such a pass that the Supreme Court is left with limited options to uphold the “majesty of the court” if lawyer Prashant Bhushan refuses to apologise...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.08.20

US: fast for Bhushan

Six diaspora organisations in the US have called for a one-day fast on Saturday in solidarity with advocate Prashant Bhushan who has been held guilty of contempt of court by the Supreme Cour...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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