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“Precious Judicial Time Wasted On Contempt Hearings”: Bombay HC

"Judiciary must be open to criticism. Contempt is the last resort and weapon. This is my personal opinion. Because precious judicial time is wasted...

AG Declines consent to Initiate Contempt Proceedings against Swara Bhasker

Attorney General KK Venugopal has declined to grant consent to initiate contempt proceedings against actress Swara Bhaskar. He further stated that her remarks about...

Contempt of Criticism: Prashant Bhushan contempt case

The Hon’ble Supreme Court on 14th August held Mr. Prashant Bhushan guilty of criminal contempt for making two tweets: When historians in the future...

Prashant Bhushan: Open criticism of Institutions is necessary in a democracy

Senior advocate and activist Prashant Bhushan on Thursday told the Supreme Court that he was “pained” that the bench had held him guilty of...

Prashant Bhushan Contempt Case: Are Judges above the law?

Advocate Prashant Bhushan has not backed down from exposing corruption within the judiciary even after the Supreme Court charged him with contempt of court...

Criminal Contempt: Should It Be Unconstitutional?

Last week, a petition was filed before the Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of a criminal contempt provision. This was filed by Advocate Prashant...

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