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Contempt Against Prashant Bhushan And Twitter [Live Updates From Supreme Court]

22 July 2020 6:08 AM GMT
Contempt Against Prashant Bhushan And Twitter [Live Updates From Supreme Court]
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Bench of Justices Arun Mishra, BR Gavai & Krishna Murari has assembled and will take up the suo motu case.

Matter to be called out shortly.

Live Updates

  • 22 July 2020 6:25 AM GMT

    Povayya for Twitter Incorporated seeks to file a Reply.

    Justice Mishra allows the request.

  • 22 July 2020 6:23 AM GMT

    Justice Mishra also adds that the Tweet in Question was carried (as publication) by Times of India.

  • 22 July 2020 6:22 AM GMT

    Justice Mishra: This petition was placed before us by Administrative Side.

    After examining matter, matter to be listed before court to pass appropriate questions.

    We issue notice to the Attorney General and Advocate Prashant Bhushan. 

  • 22 July 2020 6:20 AM GMT

    Justice Mishra: The subject matter of the petition is a tweet #PrashantBhushan related to the last 4 CJI’s being held accountable for the Destruction of Supreme Court.

  • 22 July 2020 6:16 AM GMT

    Twitter’s Counsel Senior Advocate Sajan Poovayya says he does not defend the tweet of Prashant Bhushan. 

  • 22 July 2020 6:15 AM GMT

    Senior Advocate Sajan Povayya appearing for Twitter.

    Says wrong company impleaded.

    Says the right company to be impleaded is Twitter incorporated.

    Says your lordships can pass an order, will put forth disabling of tweet. 

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