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.
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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.
Grievances expressed against judges and judgments are not necessarily without merit. But they can be pursued without bringing the CJI and the judiciary into public disrepute, thereby weakening its popular base of support in these troubled times when there is need for judicial unity.
The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on 03.12.2020 designated 26 Advocates as "Senior Advocate" subject to furnishing of undertaking in terms of Rule (4) of the Criteria for Designating Senior Advocates, 2018.
An Indian-origin 15-year-old scientist and inventor has been named as Time magazine’s first “kid of the year”. Gitanjali Rao, from Denver, Colorado, has invented new technologies across a range of fields, including a device that can identify lead in drinking water, and an app and Chrome extension