Prashant Bhushan

Prashant Bhushan seeks review of contempt conviction by larger bench

Prashant Bhushan seeks review of contempt conviction by larger bench

Advocate Prashant Bhushan on Thursday challenged the Supreme Court order convicting him of contempt of court and asking him to cough up a...Read More

When anything can be 
deemed an offence

When anything can be deemed an offence

Regimes, by the very nature of how they are constituted, will always find it convenient to use the law with a semantic twist. However, th...Read More

Prashant Bhushan claims Anna movement was propped up by BJP-RSS; Congress says 'told you so'

Prashant Bhushan claims Anna movement was propped up by BJP-RSS; Congress says 'told you so'

Prashant Bhushan, noted lawyer and former leader of the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), said on Saturday that the India Agains...Read More

Contempt pe Contempt: Plea filed in SC against Rajdeep for tweets on Prashant Bhushan case

Contempt pe Contempt: Plea filed in SC against Rajdeep for tweets on Prashant Bhushan case

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking contempt proceedings against journalist Rajdeep Sardesai for his tweets on the Pra...Read More

Legal Gallery: AG KK Venugopal roped in to resolve Prashant Bhushan’s contempt case

Legal Gallery: AG KK Venugopal roped in to resolve Prashant Bhushan’s contempt case

The contempt notices were slapped on them suo motu by the Court in November 2009 on them for allegedly casting aspersions on the past Chi...Read More

Contempt of citizens, my lord

Contempt of citizens, my lord

One of the measures of faith in the judiciary is the respect it commands; there has been minimal criticism of courts

Dilution of question hour questionable, say MPs

Dilution of question hour questionable, say MPs

Without actually doing so, the government has diluted Article 105, by allowing only unstarred questions to be asked

At last, Prashant Bhushan chose discretion over valour

At last, Prashant Bhushan chose discretion over valour

If it was the principle and not the quantum of punishment that was at stake, the Supreme Court decision to let off Prashant Bhushan, the ...Read More

Activist and advocate Prashant Bhushan let off with token fine of Rupee one

Activist and advocate Prashant Bhushan let off with token fine of Rupee one

Activist and advocate Prashant Bhushan was on Monday let off with a token fine of Re 1 for his two tweets critical of judiciary, but the ...Read More

'Will respectfully pay the fine': Full statement by Prashant Bhushan after SC fines him Rs 1

'Will respectfully pay the fine': Full statement by Prashant Bhushan after SC fines him Rs 1

On Monday, the Supreme Court of India fined Prashant Bhushan Re 1 who was held guilty of contempt of court by the Supreme Court for two o...Read More

Prashant Bhashant agrees to respectfully pay Re 1 fine to SC

Prashant Bhashant agrees to respectfully pay Re 1 fine to SC

On Monday, Prashant Bhushan agreed to pay the Re 1 fine imposed on him by the Supreme Court of India.

Hookah, Line and Sinker: Legal Twitter in love with Rajeev Dhawan's hookah after Re 1 verdict

Hookah, Line and Sinker: Legal Twitter in love with Rajeev Dhawan's hookah after Re 1 verdict

So, when the SC imposed a Re 1 fine on Prashant Bhushan as the quantum of punishment for his contempt of court charge, the latter put up ...Read More

SC asks Prashant Bhushan to pay Re 1 fine for contempt of court charge

SC asks Prashant Bhushan to pay Re 1 fine for contempt of court charge

On Monday, the Supreme Court of India fined Prashant Bhushan Re 1. Failure to pay his fine would result in him being sentenced to jail fo...Read More

What will happen if Prashant Bhushan refuses to pay Re 1 by September 15?

What will happen if Prashant Bhushan refuses to pay Re 1 by September 15?

On Monday, the Supreme Court of India imposed a fine of Rupee One on Prashant Bhushan.Bhushan has been asked to deposit the fine with the...Read More

Can 2 tweets lower a court's authority?: Justice (retd.) Satyaranjan Dharmadhikari of Bombay HC

Can 2 tweets lower a court's authority?: Justice (retd.) Satyaranjan Dharmadhikari of Bombay HC

The SC judgment convicting Prashant Bhushan of criminal contempt has given an impression that the courts are intolerant and cannot take c...Read More

Justice Arun Mishra cites sufferings due to COVID, declines farewell invitations

Justice Arun Mishra cites sufferings due to COVID, declines farewell invitations

Citing the severe situation and ‘‘sufferings the world over” due to the coronavirus pandemic, Supreme Court Judge Justice Arun Mishra on...Read More

Prashant Bhushan case in Supreme Court on Aug 31

Prashant Bhushan case in Supreme Court on Aug 31

The contempt case against activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan will be taken up by a 3-judge Bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra on Monday.Ho...Read More

SC fails to extract apology, contempt sentence reserved

SC fails to extract apology, contempt sentence reserved

Contempt sentence reserved, Prashant gets 30 minutes to express regrets but none was forthcoming

Prashant Bhushan 2009 Contempt Case: SC asks CJI to refer it to appropriate bench, defers hearing

Prashant Bhushan 2009 Contempt Case: SC asks CJI to refer it to appropriate bench, defers hearing

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday deferred the hearing on a 2009 contempt of court case against senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan and ...Read More

Would be contempt of my conscience: Prashant Bhushan refuses to retract or apologise

Would be contempt of my conscience: Prashant Bhushan refuses to retract or apologise

Lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan on Monday, who is held guilty of contempt for his tweets on Chief Justice of India SA Bobde and the Supr...Read More

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