Muraleedharan said in a democracy everyone has the right to criticise, but in his home state Kerala, a person could be put in jail for criticising the chief minister.
Criticising the state government, Bhushan said it has undertaken the project without conducting any preliminary study.
Plea in HC seeking to complete previous recruitment in IAF without being affected by Agnipath scheme
The petitioners also sought a declaration that the 2019 notification shall remain unaffected by the Agnipath Scheme 2022 and June 24, 2022 notification.
Contempt: Justice Lalit offers to recuse from hearing Prashant Bhushan's plea seeking right to appeal
Justice Lalit asked the counsel appearing for Bhushan to file an affidavit stating that he has no objection if he hears the case.
Varun Mitra, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Shefali Bhushan and others discuss their recent legal drama series ‘Guilty Minds’
The plea by advocate Prashant Bhushan has said that there is currently a grave crisis faced by crores of workers under the scheme in the country.
The attack on the Tikunia violence eyewitnesses after his release on bail has only exacerbated Ashish Mishra's troubles.
The court took note of the submissions of lawyer Prashant Bhushan, appearing for PIL petitioner NGO, 'Association for Democratic Reforms', that the issue was 'critical' and needed an urgent hearing.
A petition filed by a former member of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) Jacob Puliyel sought disclosure of post-vaccination data and clinical trial data.
“This communalisation of a murder is being done according to the playbook of the BJP, which was earlier done it in Gujarat.”
Lawyer and civil rights activist Prasant Bhushan has termed the proposed K-Rail project as “socio, economical and environmental disaster”.
Bhushan had said that the CJI availed the special helicopter during his visit to Kanha national park while 'an important case of disqualification of defecting MLAs of MP was pending before him.
Bhushan faces six months simple imprisonment or fine upto Rs 2,000 or both as the maximum punishment for the contempt.
According to the criminal contempt law, the maximum sentence can be of six months in jail or a fine of up to Rs 2,000 or both.
The apex court on Wednesday had agreed to hear on October 26 a separate plea filed by the CBI chief challenging the Centre's decision to divest him of powers and send him on leave.
Bhushan questioned how Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence, the Indian offset partner of French firm Dassault Aviation, could be involved in the project as "most of his companies are in debt."
Shourie said that in just two days Prime Minister Modi completely overturned a process that was in progress for years.
Justice Chelameswar refuses to hear PIL against CJI's powers, says he doesn't want 'another reversal of his orders after 24 hours'
Prashant Bhushan referred the PIL challenging the master of roster concept to Chelameswar's bench as the CJI cannot deal with it but the latter denied it saying the reasons were too 'obvious.'
Former Law Minister Shanti Bhushan filed the PIL through his son and senior advocate Prashant Bhushan who wrote a letter to the apex court's secretary general.
The impeachment motion is in relation to the CJI’s handling of the matters raised by four Supreme Court judges in a press conference on January 11.