Contempt row: 41 lawyers appeal to the Supreme Court against the conviction of Prashant Bhushan

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Lawyers appeal to SC to turn down conviction of Prashant Bhushan

— Consider reading the article Contempt row: 41 lawyers appeal to the Supreme Court against the conviction of Prashant Bhushan on OpIndia website —

Three days after the Supreme Court found advocate Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt, around 41 lawyers have appealed against his conviction to the apex Court on Monday. On August 14, the Supreme Court found Prashant Bhushan guilty for two tweets where he had raised aspersions on the apex court, and specifically against the Chief Justice of India.

Lawyers urge to prevent ‘miscarriage of justice’

According to journalist Utkarsh Anand, the said lawyers had expressed ‘disappointment’ over the utter disregard of the Supreme Court to the presence of the Attorney General and his opinion in the matter as mandated by law. They had urged the apex court to defer the effect of the judgment until a larger Bench decides on the issue of ‘criminal contempt.’ The lawyers also asked the apex Court to prevent the ‘miscarriage of justice’ and restore the confidence of citizens in the institution.

Earlier, the apex court observed that the insinuation by Bhushan is not an attack against an individual but on the institution itself and that the CJIs who presided over the court in the last 6 years, and particularly last 4, had a particular role in destroying the Indian democracy.

Latest news

Delhi government begins crackdown on Diwali, 11 anti-firecracker squads to be formed to prevent use of crackers other than ‘Green Crackers’

--- Consider reading the article Delhi government begins crackdown on Diwali, 11 anti-firecracker squads to be formed to prevent use of crackers other...
- Advertisement -

“Dawood Ibrahim administrating legal, financial and mental attack on Republic TV, Arnab Goswami may face physical attack”: Former Bureaucrat RV Subramani

--- Consider reading the article “Dawood Ibrahim administrating legal, financial and mental attack on Republic TV, Arnab Goswami may face physical attack”: Former...

Watch: Pro-India accounts disrupt Pakistan’s anti-India online meeting on Zoom, play pro-Hindu and Indian nationalistic songs

--- Consider reading the article Watch: Pro-India accounts disrupt Pakistan’s anti-India online meeting on Zoom, play pro-Hindu and Indian nationalistic songs on OpIndia...

Lord Ram’s effigy burnt in Amritsar on Dussehra, case registered after BJYM and VHP members held protests

--- Consider reading the article Lord Ram’s effigy burnt in Amritsar on Dussehra, case registered after BJYM and VHP members held protests on...

Related news

Delhi government begins crackdown on Diwali, 11 anti-firecracker squads to be formed to prevent use of crackers other than ‘Green Crackers’

--- Consider reading the article Delhi government begins crackdown on Diwali, 11 anti-firecracker squads to be formed to prevent use of crackers other...

“Dawood Ibrahim administrating legal, financial and mental attack on Republic TV, Arnab Goswami may face physical attack”: Former Bureaucrat RV Subramani

--- Consider reading the article “Dawood Ibrahim administrating legal, financial and mental attack on Republic TV, Arnab Goswami may face physical attack”: Former...

Watch: Pro-India accounts disrupt Pakistan’s anti-India online meeting on Zoom, play pro-Hindu and Indian nationalistic songs

--- Consider reading the article Watch: Pro-India accounts disrupt Pakistan’s anti-India online meeting on Zoom, play pro-Hindu and Indian nationalistic songs on OpIndia...

Lord Ram’s effigy burnt in Amritsar on Dussehra, case registered after BJYM and VHP members held protests

--- Consider reading the article Lord Ram’s effigy burnt in Amritsar on Dussehra, case registered after BJYM and VHP members held protests on...
- Advertisement -