Thursday, May 23, 2024

Topic: Prashant Bhushan

Supreme Court dismisses Abdul Nazir Maudany’s plea to relax bail condition

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the plea filed by People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader and Islamic scholar Abdul Nazir Maudany, seeking relaxation of conditions imposed by the top court while granting him bail in July 2014 in 2008 Bengaluru blasts case.

International Commission of Jurists urges review of criminal contempt laws after SC order on Prashant Bhushan sentencing

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) on Tuesday expressed its concern regarding the 31 August 2020 and 14 August 2020 decisions of the Indian Supreme Court to convict prominent human rights lawyer Prashant Bhushan for criminal contempt of court, on the basis of two twitter posts in which the lawyer criticized the performance of the Indian judiciary.

Support for Prashant Bhushan and ostracized minorities

It has been just over a week since the Supreme Court of India had pronounced prominent advocate Prashant Bhushan to be guilty of contempt...

“Is a Dalit not allowed to be a victim?” Prashant Bhushan’s tweet against Justice Karnan slammed by Dalit intellectuls

Dalit scholars and writers have expressed their concerns over senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan's comments against Justice C.S. Karnan, who in 2017 became the first serving judge to be convicted for contempt.

SC order against Bhushan will discourage lawyers from being outspoken: 40 prominent advocates to SC

More than 40 prominent lawyers from across the Bar have expressed 'dismay' at the Supreme Court's decision holding Advocate Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt.

This is a little disturbing for me: former Chief Justice of India on SC verdict against Bhushan

Many including former Chief Justice of India R.M. Lodha have condemned the Supreme Court verdict against Lawyer Prashant Bhushan.