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Supreme Court sought apology if acceded tantamount to contempt of my conscience says Bhushan

Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Monday filed a supplementary statement refusing 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 continued to hold.   An insincere apology would amount to the contempt of my conscience and Read More…

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India against Corruption Hazare former team Bhushan declared guilty of contempt by Supreme Court

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 August 20 the arguments on quantum of sentence to be awarded to Bhushan in the matter.   A contemnor can be punished Read More…

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Eminent 16 Civil Society members intervene for Bhushan against SC Contempt proceedings

Sixteen prominent civil society members from varying fields of work have filed an intervention application in the suo moto contempt proceedings pending against Prashant Bhushan before the Supreme Court, legal news confirmed LiveLaw legal news portal The applicants, through Advocate Prasanna S, have stated that expressing opinion about functioning of the constitutional judiciary or any Read More…

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Sr Advocate Bhushan to fight against SC judges in defamation case

Senior journalists N. Ram and Arun Shourie and advocate Prashant Bhushan have jointly moved the Supreme Court against a law that allows criminal contempt action to be initiated on the “incurably vague” ground that a publication may tend to or even scandalize or lower the authority of a court of law. Advocate Prashant Bhushan, who Read More…