Contempt of Court

View of Attorney General important in contempt cases: Ex-SC judge Kurian Joseph

Vice-chancellor Dr K C Sunny presided over the event. 

published on : 19th September 2020

BCI asks Delhi bar council to examine Prashant Bhushan’s tweets against judiciary

According to Section 24A of the Act, an advocate can be disqualified while Section 35 pertains to punishment for misconduct.

published on : 5th September 2020

Power of contempt of court misused to stifle free speech: Prashant Bhushan

He called the contempt of court jurisdiction "very dangerous" and said it should be abolished.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Will pay Re 1 fine, but also pursue legal remedies: Prashant Bhushan on SC verdict

A three-judge bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra while reading out the verdict said, court's decisions can’t be influenced by publications or opinions in the media.

published on : 31st August 2020

Pay Re 1 as fine by September 15 or face jail, bar on practising: SC announces token punishment for Prashant Bhushan

The court also said that the press conference by four apex court Judges in January 2018 was wrong and said, 'Judges are not supposed to hold press conference.'

published on : 31st August 2020

Prashant Bhushan contempt case: Here are some of the dramatic arguments, observations made in SC

The arguments and observations were made by Prashant Bhushan's lawyer Rajeev Dhawan, Attorney General KK Venugopal, and the Supreme Court.

published on : 25th August 2020

Three lawyers detained in Chennai for protesting against SC in Prashant Bhushan case

When the advocates proceeded to place a wreath at the pedestal of Mahatma Gandhi statue on the Marina around noon with placards criticising the SC judgment, they were arrested.

published on : 25th August 2020

Why cross the Lakshman Rekha: SC to Prashant Bhushan

The Supreme Court  gave two days’ time to Prashant Bhushan to reconsider his statement on the contempt case against him.

published on : 21st August 2020

Bhushan writes to SC, defends his comments about judiciary

Advocate and activist Prashant Bhushan defended his comments about the judiciary in the 2009 contempt case and has filed a written submission before the Supreme Court.

published on : 17th August 2020