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Prashant Bhushan


A-G declines consent for criminal contempt against Bhushan: Expressed regret for error

November 29, 2020 6:12 am

“I do not think it would be in public interest to give consent for proceeding on the basis of the original tweet in view of the subsequent tweet expressing regret,” the A-G said.

Explained: Contempt of court, and why the A-G has to consent to the proceedings

November 19, 2020 11:31 am

Kunal Kamra, a stand-up comedian, will face contempt of court charges for his tweets following the Supreme Court's decision to grant interim bail to television anchor Arnab Goswami. What is the punishment if found guilty? We explain.

Prashant Bhushan regrets 'error' in his Oct 21 tweet on CJI

November 06, 2020 9:17 pm

The top court, on August 31, had imposed a token fine of one rupee against Bhushan as punishment in the contempt case against him.

KK Venugopal: Media comments in sub judice cases causing 'great damage'

October 14, 2020 7:52 am

He submitted that nowadays, when bail applications are about to come up for hearing in big cases, TV channels reports these news, which are very damaging for the accused who Is seeking relief.

Delhi Bar Council asks Prashant Bhushan to appear before it over SC conviction in contempt case

September 23, 2020 2:05 pm

BCD has sought Bhushan's response on as to why proceedings should not be initiated to revoke his enrolment as a lawyer in view of the conviction for his alleged contemptuous tweets against judiciary.

If Prashant Bhushan believes Kejriwal, Anna Hazare were propped up by RSS, then I beg to differ

September 18, 2020 10:10 am

Ashutosh writes: This allegation — that the RSS was behind the Anna movement — is not new. What is new is that the assertion comes from a core member of the movement.

Rahul targets AAP over Prashant Bhushan remark, Sanjay Singh hits back

September 16, 2020 5:41 pm

On Tuesday, Rahul Gandhi tweeted: “What was known to us has been confirmed by a founding member of AAP. The IAC movement & AAP were propped up by the RSS/BJP to subvert democracy and bring down the UPA government.”

Once its core member, Prashant Bhushan says IAC propped up by RSS, BJP

September 15, 2020 12:48 pm

Prashant Bhushan was a core member of IAC, which was the precursor to AAP led by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. In 2015, he was expelled from the party along with Yogendra Yadav over alleged "anti-party activities".

Prashant Bhushan pays Re 1 fine: ‘Doesn’t mean I have accepted verdict’

September 15, 2020 4:42 am

He filed a review petition against the August 14 conviction order, saying the matter “should never (have) been heard by Justice Arun Mishra” who was part of the bench that found him guilty.

'Paying fine doesn't mean I have accepted verdict': Prashant Bhushan files review petition in SC in contempt case

September 14, 2020 10:00 pm

“Just because I’m paying the fine does not mean I have accepted the verdict. We are filing a review plea today. We have filed a writ petition that there must be an appeal procedure created for conviction under contempt,” Bhushan told the media before submitting the fine.


Kanhaiya’s hearing should be adjourned: SC panel

February 17, 2016 2:06 pm

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the present bail hearing of JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar should be adjourned under the present circumstances and formed a panel of five senior lawyers to find out the present situation in the Patiala House Court. Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan said despite the SC order, they received information at around 2'o clock that some lawyers had indulged in beating up some lawyers, some journalists.

SC directs RBI to submit loan defaulters list

February 16, 2016 1:05 pm

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): After the hearing of a public-interest litigation (PIL) against public sector organisation Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (HUDCO), lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday informed that the Supreme Court has directed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to submit details of all the private companies who have more than Rs 500 crore in outstanding dues. The state-owned HUDCO is mandated with building affordable housing and carrying out urban development.