Prashant Bhushan Contempt Case

Supreme Court imposes Re 1 fine on Prashant Bhushan for committing contempt. Let's look at the timeline of events

9 July 2020

The Petition filed by Advocate Mahek Maheswari on July 9, seeking to initiate criminal contempt proceedings against Bhushan and Twitter India

21 July 2020

Supreme Court registers Suo Moto Contempt Case aganist Prashant Bhushan and Twitter India

22 July 2020

SC Issues Contempt Notice To Advocate Prashant Bhushan Over His Tweets On Judiciary

1 Aug 2020

Prashant Bhushan Files Writ Petition In SC Seeking Recall Of Contempt Notice

3 Aug 2020

'Raising Concerns About The Manner In Which 4 CJIs Have Used Or Failed to Use Their Powers Doesn't Amount To Contempt' : Bhushan Files Reply In SC

4 Aug 2020

SC registry rejects the impleadment application filed by 16 civil society activists in the contempt case against Prashant Bhushan, citing the SC judgment in the case of Justice CS Karnan, which held that contempt is a matter strictly between the Court and the contemnor.

5 Aug 2020

Comments Were Not Out Of Malice; But Out Of Love & Affection For Court', Says Bhushan As SC Reserves Orders On Contempt Case

6 Aug 2020

Prashant Bhushan Files Fresh Application In Contempt Case To Lead Further Evidence

13 Aug 2020

Plea Challenging Contempt Law Withdrawn From SC; Liberty Granted To Approach HC

14 Aug 2020

There is no requirement of taking Attorney General's consent in Suo Motu Contempt proceedings said Supreme Court. It held Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt for tweets aganist Judiciary

17 Aug 2020

Contempt Verdict aganist Prashant Bhushan suffers from Great Imbalances. Will file review: Dhavan tells Supreme Court

19 Aug 2020

Under takes to file review in 30 days. Bhushan files application to defer sentence hearing in Contempt case

20 Aug 2020

I do not ask for mercy, I do not appeal to Magnanimity, I am here to cheerfully submit to any penality: Bhushan tells Supreme Court. Attorney General requests Supreme Court to not punish Prashant Bhushan

24 Aug 2020

Offering Apology would ne comtempt of my conscience: Prashant Bhushan refuses to apologise to Supreme Court

25 Aug 2020

Tell us what is wrong in using the word "Apology" asks Justice Mishra. Not asking mercy, asking for Judicial statesmanship: Dhavan to Supreme Court

31 Aug 2020

SC imposes Re 1 fine on Prashant Bhushan for committing contempt. SC says if he does not pay Re 1 by September 15, he will have to undergo 3 month imprisonment and be debarred from practice for 3 years