Updated: July 22, 2020 1:06:46 pm
The Supreme Court Wednesday sought an in depth response from senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan in a matter related to some of his tweets. The apex courtroom additionally directed that Twitter Inc be made a celebration to the contempt proceedings and requested it to file its response within the case.
The matter pertains to some tweets made by Bhushan however particular particulars should not recognized.
A discover has additionally been issued to Attorney General KK Venugopal for help. The apex courtroom directed that Twitter Inc be made a celebration, as a substitute of Twitter India, to the contempt proceedings it has initiated suo motu (by itself) and requested the US-based agency to file a response within the matter.
A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra was informed by Twitter’s counsel that if the highest courtroom directs, then they’d disable the alleged contemptuous tweets of Bhushan. The bench, which requested the Attorney General to help within the matter, has posted the case for listening to on August 5.
The prime courtroom can even take up on July 24 one other contempt matter towards Bhushan and former Editor-In-Chief of Tehelka journal Tarun Tejpal. The 2009 matter pertains to statements by Bhushan towards former Chief Justices and the then Chief Justice of India S H Kapadia in an interview to Tehelka.
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