the bench said that it is often seen that officers do not follow the order in the first place. They force people to file contempt Petitions. Even on contempt Petition, orders are not followed even after being given the opportunity to follow.
The Division Bench of Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Hiranmay Bhattacharyya was hearing a petition filed by Biswanath Chowdhury alleging that a law college was established in another educational institute in contravention of Bar Council of India norms.
Advocate Sunil Kumar Singh has made note of Bhushan’s tweet that read “The independence of the judiciary has collapsed: Prashant Bhushan”: This is the full interview online,” along with his half photograph peeping out of the picture frame.
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.
The Supreme Court today dismissed fugitive Indian liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya’s review petition against a May 2017 judgment of the apex court. That order had held him guilty of contempt of court for violating its orders and those of the Karnataka High Court.
The Supreme Court bench of Justices Arun Mishra, B.R. Gavai, Krishna Murari today heard arguments, especially by Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave for advocate Prashant Bhushan, and later gave Bhushan two days to reconsider his statement.
The Central Board of Secondary Education on Wednesday cancelled the class 10 board exams and the class 12 board exams have been deferred in view of a nationwide Covid surge that had led to parents, students, and various states demanding exams to be scrapped.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday ordered for the release of a man from a deportation centre in Narela area of the national capital after observing that "it is being detained by the official without any legal cause, occasion or justification; and in gross violation of the procedure established by law."