Supreme Court rejects Prashant Bhushan's submission for hearing on sentence on contempt case

Credit: Mid-Day- Published on August 20, 2020
The *Supreme Court *on Thursday rejected the submission of activist-lawyer *Prashant Bhushan* that the arguments on quantum of sentence in the contempt proceedings in which he has been held guilty be heard by another top court bench.

A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra gave assurance to Bhushan that no punishment will be...

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Published on August 20, 2020 -  02:46
Contempt Case: SC rejects Prashant Bhushan's plea to defer sentencing | Oneindia News
The second serosurvey shows that 29.1 percent of Delhi's population has anti bodies which means that 58 lakh people in Delhi now have antibodies. The highest prevalence was found in the southeast district. A week after lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan was held guilty of contempt for his two tweets on Chief Justice of India SA Bobde and the Supreme Court, SC today rejected his request to defer hearing on his sentence in the contempt case. The government on Thursday announced the results of annual survey of cleanliness, Swachh Survekshan 2020 and Indore once again retained the top spot as the cleanest city of India. A portion of one of the busiest roads in Gurgaon has caved in after nearly two days of torrential rain. A wide area on the busy IFFCO Chowk cracked and caved in this morning. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi paid tributes to his father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi at Delhi’s Veer Bhumi Rajiv Gandhi Memorial on his 76th birth anniversary on Thursday. No sings of the pandemic coming to an end as India registered the biggest single day jump in the Covid-19 cases in the 24 hours.

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