Solicitor General Tushar Mehta Today getting furious over Prashant Bhushan’s statement against the former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said, “Your Majesty has been taken for granted…he has made a habit to accuse every person and institution.”
The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the plea of a non-governmental organisation seeking a stay on the sale of fresh electoral bonds ahead of state assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam and the union territory of Puducherry.
Advocate Prashant Bhushan, appearing for the petitioner, had pointed out that the final decision to close the case has been taken even though several officers of the CBI recommended registration of a regular case for a further inquiry
It is well settled that a citizen while exercising right under Article 19(1) is entitled to make a fair criticism of a judge, judiciary and its functioning. However, the right under Article 19(1) is subject to restriction under clause (2) of Article 19.
New Delhi: The Bar Council of India (BCI) today directed the Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) through a press release to thoroughly examine the judgment of the Supreme Court in Prashant Bhushan’s suo moto contempt petition holding him guilty of criminal contempt of court.
The Supreme Court bench led by Justice Arun Mishra today fined advocate Prashant Bhushan a symbolic Re 1 for contempt of court. The bench said he refused to apologise despite given the opportunity and also released his statement to the media, causing further publicity.
Advocate Prashant Bhushan has filed his supplementary statement before the Supreme Court in the suo motu criminal contempt proceedings initiated against him, refusing to tender an unconditional apology.