On Chief Justice S.A. Bobde' inquiry, Senior Advocate Prashant Bhushan, appearing for the NGO, submitted, “The SPP should be independent of Centre and in such matters, the Court should not be swayed by the names proposed by the Centre.”
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.”
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.
A letter has been written to the Attorney General of India requesting his consent for initiation of fresh proceedings against advocate Prashan Bhushan under Section 15 of the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971, read with Rule 3(c) of The Rules To Regulate Proceedings For Contempt of Supreme Court 1975.
Even as the Covid conflagration rages and the nation hurtles towards an economic crisis of unfathomable proportions, controversies surrounding the judiciary continue to compete for the headlines as they have been doing for the last several weeks.
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.
The Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) has issued a show cause notice to advocate Prashant Bhushan, so as to why action under section 24A and section 35 of the Advocates' Act will not be proceeded against him.
Supreme Court gives two weeks time to RBI and Centre in loan moratorium issue to submit a plan , SC prosecutes Attorney General KK Venugopal in contempt case against Prashant Bhushan, PILs filed in Bombay High Court against media trial in Sushant case.