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Prashant Bhushan
India  /  Published 19.08.20

‘Two tweets can’t harm SC’

The Bar Association of India has sought a recall of the August 14 judgment convicting advocate Prashant Bhushan of criminal contempt, saying the reputation of the Supreme Court “cannot be d...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.08.20

Troubled waters: Mauritius oil spill

Sir — A massive oil spill on the south eastern coast of Mauritius and consequent oil seepage threatens unspoiled coral reefs and mangrove forests in a protected marine park in the Indian Ocean. ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 18.08.20

Lawyers: Judges can be scrutinised

Several lawyers on Monday asserted the right of the Bar to draw attention to the shortcomings of the judiciary and urged the Supreme Court to put on hold its August 14 order convicting advocate Prasha...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.08.20

SC to vet if fingers can be pointed at judges

The Supreme Court on Monday decided to examine whether a person can make allegations of corruption against sitting and former judges and under what circumstances they can be levelled. The decision wa...
By Our Legal Correspondent and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.08.20

Bhushan: graft not contempt

Advocate Prashant Bhushan has contended that corruption in the judiciary does not mean monetary gratification alone but includes other offences such as fraud, abuse of discretion and favouritism, and ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 16.08.20

Appeal: Bhushan verdict lowers SC dignity, reverse it

Civil liberties organisations Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms (CJAR) and the People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) have said the Supreme Court’s conviction of lawyer P...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.08.20

Bhushan: outrage floods Twitter

If the Supreme Court decision to hold lawyer Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt for two tweets was meant to have a chilling effect and scare people in general and lawyers in particular into silence, ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.08.20

Contempt: iron hand needed

The bench said the Indian judiciary is not only one of the pillars on which democracy stands but is the central pillar and bedrock of the rule of law. “An attempt to shake the very foundation o...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.08.20

Contempt: Supreme Court explains why

The Supreme Court has come down heavily on activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan, ruling that he had damaged “the dignity and authority of the institution” by two tweets and was therefore ...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.08.20

Bhushan guilty of contempt: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday held activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt for his two derogatory tweets against the judiciary. A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra said it would hear on A...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, New Delhi


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