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[Prashant Bhushan Contempt Case Over Two Tweets] LIVE UPDATES From Supreme Court

25 Aug 2020 7:08 AM GMT
[Prashant Bhushan Contempt Case Over Two Tweets] LIVE UPDATES From Supreme Court
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SC bench now takes up the 2020 suo moto contempt case against Prashant Bhushan with respect to his tweets

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  • 25 Aug 2020 9:51 AM GMT

    Breaking : SC concludes hearing in the #PrashantBhushan case with respect to sentence in contempt case after hearing Attorney General for India, K K Venugopal, and Senior Advocate Dr. Rajeev Dhavan, for Bhushan

  • 25 Aug 2020 9:48 AM GMT

    Justice Mishra thanks everyone. Hearing is over.

    "This is probably my last dialogue with Mr. Attorney", Justice Mishra says.

  • 25 Aug 2020 9:48 AM GMT

    #JusticeMishra : It is not part to advise. You (AG) have known him as a child. You have special love and affection for him. I don't consider myself elder enough to advise anyone.

  • 25 Aug 2020 9:47 AM GMT

     You will got to the category of Mahatma Gandhi if you apologize. Gandhiji used to do that. If you have hurt anybody, you must apply balm. One should not feel belittled by that.

  • 25 Aug 2020 9:46 AM GMT

    #JusticeMishra : Tell us, what is wrong in using the word apology? What is wrong in seeking apology? Will that be reflection of guilt? Apology is a magical word, which can heal many things. I am talking generally and not talking about Prashant.

  • 25 Aug 2020 9:43 AM GMT

    'When the judges are speechless, who will protect them? Only the bar will protect them. Only the Attorney will protect them. How long the system will suffer this criticism : Justice Mishra.

  • 25 Aug 2020 9:37 AM GMT

    Justice Mishra says there are allegations against sitting judges as well.

    Why should these allegations be made?

  • 25 Aug 2020 9:37 AM GMT

    Hearing those judges would mean a never ending enquiry. So, your lordships can say that his defence cannot be taken into account. Therefore, your lordships can leave the matter at rest as it is now, by saying that his defence cannot be looked into : AG

  • 25 Aug 2020 9:35 AM GMT

    Attorney General says that there are third parties involved in the matter - the judges against whom the comments have been made.

    Can his defence be taken into account without hearing those judges?

  • 25 Aug 2020 9:34 AM GMT

    Dhavan now on the question of punishment.

    "Kindly bear this in mind, your lordships can say this kind of criticism should not be made. I will leave it to your lordships to decide what is to be done".

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