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[Prashant Bhushan Contempt Case Over Two Tweets] SC To Pronounce The Sentence] [LIVE-UPDATES]

31 Aug 2020 5:08 AM GMT
[Prashant Bhushan Contempt Case Over Two Tweets] SC To Pronounce The Sentence] [LIVE-UPDATES]

[Prashant Bhushan Contempt Case Over Two Tweets ]

Supreme Court Bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra to assemble soon to pronounce the Sentence

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  • 31 Aug 2020 7:01 AM GMT

    [Breaking] SC Sentences Prashant Bhushan To A Fine Of Rupees One In The Contempt Case Over His Two Tweets

  • 31 Aug 2020 7:00 AM GMT

    The bench observed that the statements given by judges in press are not relevant for consideration of Bhushan's sentence. The bench also deprecated his act of publicizing his statements to bring further disrepute to the Court. 

  • 31 Aug 2020 7:00 AM GMT

    SC sentences Prashant Bhushan to a fine of Rupees 1 within September 15, and in case of failure to deposit, he will have to undergo sentence for 3 months and will be debarred from practise for three months(in case of default)

  • 31 Aug 2020 7:00 AM GMT

    "We have considered the sane advise given by the Attorney General, and have concluded that the conduct of present contemnor also needs to be taken into consideration" : SC

    In the matter also, we not only have an opportunity but also directly and indirectly persuaded the contemnor to express regret. This was not heeded to by the contemnor and he gave wide publicity to his statments : SC

  • 31 Aug 2020 6:59 AM GMT

    SC says that the Prashant Bhushan's act of releasing his statement to the press before the consideration of the same by the court amounted to interference with the administration of justice.

  • 31 Aug 2020 6:59 AM GMT

    Justice Arun Mishra is pronouncing the judgment.

    Judges are not supposed to go to press. Therefore it is not permissible to rely on what is said by judges outside the court : Justice Arun Mishra.

  • 31 Aug 2020 6:12 AM GMT

    In the Second case SC held that Medical Council of India has no power to make any reservation for in-service candidates in Post Graduate Medical Course in any particular state.

    Medical Council of India Act is referable to Entry 66, List 1, which is a limited source of power to lay down standards

  • 31 Aug 2020 6:11 AM GMT

    SC constitution bench holds that it cannot be held as a general proposition that an accused under NDPS is entitled to an acquittal merely because the complainant is the investigating officer.

  • 31 Aug 2020 6:10 AM GMT

    A Constitution Bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra  pronounced two important Judgement Today 

  • 31 Aug 2020 6:08 AM GMT

    The Three Judge Bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra has not assembled yet.

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