In his letter, Srivastava had written to the AG that Justice Katju has scandalized the Supreme Court by saying that the institution has practically surrendered before the Indian government and has become politicized.
A-G KK Venugopal has suggested that the apex court only hear cases of constitutional and national importance. Instead, there should be a Court of Appeal above High Courts, with four benches of 15 judges each.
In response to a letter written by law student Aditya Kashyap, Attorney General KK Venugopal has granted his consent to initiate contempt of court proceedings against comic artist Rachita Taneja, for a cartoon uploaded on her Twitter handle that depicted the Bharatiya Janata Party.....
New Delhi (ILNS): Attorney General KK Venugopal today gave his nod to initiate criminal contempt of court proceedings against stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra for his tweets against the Supreme Court of India.
In response to Upadhyay's letter requesting reconsideration, Venugopal reiterated his stand that the issue of contempt is a matter between Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde and Andhra CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy and his principal advisor.
The Supreme Court today adjourned till the first week of November, a 2009 contempt case against Senior Advocate Prashant Bhushan and Tarun Tejpal for allegedly casting aspersions on some sitting and former top court judges in an interview to the news magazine Tehelka.