December 19, 2020 5:34 am
A Bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R S Reddy, and M R Shah directed stand-up comic Kunal Kamra and cartoonist Rachita Taneja to file their replies in six weeks.
December 18, 2020 5:11 pm
On Thursday, a three-judge bench, comprising justices Ashok Bhushan, R S Reddy and M R Shahon, heard the submissions of advocate Nishant R Katneshwarkar, who appeared for one of the petitioners and claimed that Kamra had posted several tweets scandalous to the judiciary, reported PTI.
December 18, 2020 11:10 am
The Supreme Court on Thursday said it will pronounce its order on Friday on a batch of petitions seeking initiation of criminal contempt proceedings against stand-up comic artist Kunal Kamra for his alleged scandalous tweets against the apex court.
November 21, 2020 2:11 am
Granting consent under Section 15 of the Contempt of Courts Act, Venugopal wrote the tweet was “grossly vulgar and obnoxious”.
November 20, 2020 10:46 pm
Kunal Kamra, in his November 18 tweet, had made an objectionable gesture while making a comment against the Chief Justice of India.
November 20, 2020 8:41 am
While the Sudha Bharadwajs of this country languish for years in illegal detention, Arnab Goswami is released at lightning speed, with hollow, sanctimonious proclamations in defence of democracy, freedom of speech, and about the impermissibility of a person languishing in jail for a day longer than necessary.
November 19, 2020 6:15 pm
"It is shameful that Twitter is allowing its platform for obscene remarks like the one by stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra against the Supreme Court and the CJI," the panel's chairperson Meenakshi Lekhi said.
November 14, 2020 7:55 am
Attorney General K K Venugopal on Thursday said Kamra's tweets "are not only in bad taste but clearly cross the line between humour and contempt of the court".
November 14, 2020 7:52 am
Highest court does well to underline what it should do. Hopefully, it listens to itself — and stands up for a stand-up comedian.
November 13, 2020 8:23 am
The top headlines this morning: Centre tightens rules for NGOs to get foreign funds, criminal contempt of court proceedings against Kunal Kamra, and Kruna Pandya stopped at airport for carrying luxury watches.