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Prashant bhushan

Aug 14, 2020 23:38
In a strongly worded judgment, a three-judge bench headed by justice Arun Mishra said that the allegations levelled in the tweets against the court and CJI are malicious in nature and have the tendency to scandalize the court and such conduct is not expected from Bhushan, who is a lawyer of 30 years standing at the Bar. read more
Aug 14, 2020 11:41
A three-judge bench headed by justice Arun Mishra pronounced the judgment at 11 am, and said it will hold a separate hearing to decide the punishment to be given to Bhushan. read more
Aug 14, 2020 11:21
Bhushan had posted two tweets, one on the Supreme Court on June 27 and the second one on CJI Bobde on June 29. He was served notice by the apex court on July 22. read more
Aug 14, 2020 08:57
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Aug 14, 2020 02:38
A three-judge bench headed by justice Arun Mishra and also comprising justices BR Gavai and Krishna Murari will deliver its verdict at 11 am. read more
Aug 13, 2020 12:56
Senior counsel Rajeev Dhavan, who represented the petitioners, sought the permission of the court to withdraw the petition citing pendency of similar cases against Prashant Bhushan before the top court. read more
Aug 10, 2020 23:33
An inquiry has been ordered to ascertain how the petition got listed before a bench other than Justice Mishra. read more
Aug 10, 2020 11:51
Refusing to accept the ‘regret’ offered by Bhushan in a written statement to the top court, a three-judge bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra posted the matter for hearing on August 17. read more
Aug 09, 2020 07:10
Hours after the explanation was sought, an updated list of cases showed that the case will no longer be heard by the justice DY Chandrachud-led bench. read more
Aug 05, 2020 23:51
A three-judge bench headed by justice Arun Mishra heard Bhushan’s counsel, senior advocate Dushyant Dave, before reserving its order. Attorney general KK Venugopal was also present at the hearing although he did not make any arguments. read more
Aug 04, 2020 14:10
The case pertains to an interview given by Bhushan to Tehelka where he alleged that half of past 16 chief justices of India (CJIs) were corrupt. The bench said that there is a thin line between free speech and contempt. read more
Aug 03, 2020 15:07
Bhushan refused to apologise for his tweets stating that it fell within the domain of free speech and also cited the speeches on dissent made by sitting SC judges, Justices DY Chandrachud on February 15 and Deepak Gupta on February 24, when he was a sitting judge before retiring on May 6, to bolster his argument. read more
Jul 25, 2020 07:40
The apex court had issued a fresh contempt notice against the same lawyer this week for his tweets directed against the judiciary and the present CJI which is listed for hearing on August 5. read more
Jul 23, 2020 08:04
On a day when Bhushan was slapped with a contempt notice by the apex court for his tweets accusing the judiciary of “destroying democracy”, the present petition was filed asking Court to hold the government accountable for its “gross mismanagement” of the pandemic situation. read more
Jul 22, 2020 20:00
A three-judge SC bench, headed by Justice Arun Mishra and also included Justices BR Gavai and Krishna Murari, issued notice to Bhushan to respond by August 5. read more