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Prashant Bhushan
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

India  /  Published 21.08.20

AG speaks, not on govt behalf

The Supreme Court on Thursday gave Prashant Bhushan “two to three days” to consider apologising for his tweets and avoid being sentenced for contempt, which the lawyer-activist agreed to c...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.08.20

Bhushan: not seeking mercy

Advocate Prashant Bhushan on Thursday invoked Mahatma Gandhi to tell the Supreme Court that he was not seeking “mercy” or “magnanimity” in the criminal contempt proceedings aga...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.08.20

Free of fear: Bhushan on SC judgement

The health of a democracy is at risk when its people fear that criticism is being silenced. It is even more intimidating when institutions upholding justice are perceived to be using the law for this ...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.08.20

Ranchi activists back Bhushan

Civil rights groups joined hands with various Left-backed outfits on Thursday to stage a demonstration near Shaheed Chowk to express their solidarity with Supreme Court lawyer-activist Prashant Bhusha...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

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India  /  Published 20.08.20

Tweets expressed my bona fide belief, Bhushan tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Thursday granted two days to activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan, who has been held guilty of contempt, to reconsider his 'defiant statement' refusing to apologise for his conte...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.08.20

SC: Bhushan plea rejected

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected advocate Prashant Bhushan’s submission that hearing on quantum of punishment in a contempt case against him be heard by a different bench, news agency...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.08.20

Constitution bench sought

Justice Kurian Joseph, who retired as Supreme Court judge, has said a constitution bench should hear the two contempt cases the top court has taken up suo motu because “substantial questions of ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.08.20

Bhushan seeks time for review

Advocate Prashant Bhushan has urged the Supreme Court to defer the hearing of the sentence it is to pronounce against him on Thursday for criminal contempt of court so that he can file a review petiti...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.08.20

Prashant Bhushan moves SC seeking deferment of sentence

A day before the scheduled hearing on quantum of sentence, activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan who has been held guilty of criminal contempt for his two derogatory tweets, moved the Supreme Court seeking...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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