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Prashant Bhushan says ‘defective’ contempt petition ‘unilaterally’ listed by Supreme Court official

Secretary General action amounts to ‘usurpation’ of CJI’s role as ‘master of the roster’, he says in petition Noted civil rights lawyer Prashant Bhushan has approached the Supreme Court for a declaration that a “defective contempt petition” against him was “unilaterally” listed by the court’s Secretary General for judicial hearing before a Bench led by […]

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SC urged to withdraw contempt action against Prashant Bhushan

Group of prominent citizens seek reconsideration of decision in the interest of justice and fairness and to maintain the court’s dignity A group of prominent citizens, including retired judges, former bureaucrats, lawyers and activists, has urged the Supreme Court to reconsider its decision to initiate suo motu contempt proceedings against lawyer Prashant Bhushan and to […]