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[Contempt Proceedings Against Prashant Bhushan] LIVE-UPDATES From Supreme Court

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4 Aug 2020 5:35 AM GMT
[Contempt Proceedings Against Prashant Bhushan] LIVE-UPDATES From Supreme Court
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  • 4 Aug 2020 7:16 AM GMT

    The 2009 contempt proceedings against Prashant Bhushan continues, sans open Court access.

    Senior Advocates Rajeev Dhavan for Bhushan and Kapil Sibal for Tarun Tejpal & Harish Salve, Amicus - continue to engage in the Off-camera hearing with a SC bench led by Justice Arun Mishra.

  • 4 Aug 2020 6:13 AM GMT

    Senior Advocate Rajeev Dhavan appears on screen but continues to remain muted.

  • 4 Aug 2020 5:58 AM GMT

    Bench and Dhavan are speaking over the phone.

    All mics have been muted.

  • 4 Aug 2020 5:49 AM GMT

    Mics of the Bench are muted and Dhavan is seeking to reach out and speak to the bench. However, he is unable to do so.

    Now, court staff tells Dhavan “Mr. Dhavan sir, please pick your phone”

  • 4 Aug 2020 5:48 AM GMT

    Justice Arun Mishra and Rajeev Dhavan are speaking over the phone.

    All mics have been muted.

  • 4 Aug 2020 5:39 AM GMT

    Justice Mishra says to Dhavan - “This is between you and me”.

    Hints at a hearing which may not be in open court.

    The court is now muted.

  • 4 Aug 2020 5:38 AM GMT

    Justice Mishra explains the issues involved around Bhushan’s contempt case.

    Says that it is about “saving the grace of system”

    Dhavan says that Mr. Ram Jethmalani who appeared for Bhushan earlier had offered an explanantion for Bhushan’s remarks. 

  • 4 Aug 2020 5:38 AM GMT

    Justice Mishra says that we’re all for freedom of speech. Then theres contempt. However, theres a thin line that you may have crossed.

  • 4 Aug 2020 5:38 AM GMT

    Hearing commences.

    Senior Advocate Rajeev Dhavan for Prashant Bhushan


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