Prashant Bhushan
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

India  /  Published 14.08.20

Key plea in SC withdrawn

Veteran journalists Arun Shourie and N. Ram and lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Thursday withdrew their Supreme Court petition that had challenged the constitutional validity of the provision that criminal...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.08.20

Bhushan: SC to hear contempt case

The bench headed by Justice Mishra will hear a plea filed by Arun Shourie, Bhushan and N. Ram on the constitutional validity of a legal provision dealing with criminal contempt. It was earlier listed ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.08.20

Bhushan: SC to hear contempt case

  The Supreme Court on Monday said further hearing was required in the 2009 criminal contempt case against activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan and journalist Tarun Tejpal to examine whether comment...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.08.20

Bhushan: offer to give proof

Lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Thursday offered to produce evidence in support of two of his tweets that are facing contempt proceedings if the Supreme Court did not accept his “preliminary reply&rd...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 06.08.20

Bhushan: Gogoi parallel cited in SC

When the Supreme Court has reinstated an employee who had accused the then Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexually harassing her, how can it haul up activist Prashant Bhushan for contempt for ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.08.20

16 activists move SC in support of Bhushan

Sixteen civil liberties activists on Tuesday moved an intervention application in the Supreme Court in support of lawyer Prashant Bhushan and urged the top court to drop the contempt proceedings again...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.08.20

Bhushan: not scandalising court

Lawyer Prashant Bhushan has informed the Supreme Court that it was his “bona fide opinion” that democracy was destroyed in the country during the tenure of the last four Chief Justices of ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.08.20

Decriminalise contempt, says Arun Shourie in plea

Arun Shourie, the crusading editor who became a minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, and two others have moved the Supreme Court seeking the quashing of a provision that criminalises conte...
By R. Balaji and Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.07.20

Courtley ire: criticism of judiciary

Critics and commentators have grown in proportion to the burgeoning of social media — everyone has something to say about everything. It is, trolls notwithstanding, apparently an aspect of democ...
By The Editorial Board


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