first_imgTop Stories[LIVE UPDATES] Prashant Bhushan-Tehelka 2009 Contempt Case LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK17 Aug 2020 12:16 AMShare This – x…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginLive Updates 17 Aug 2020 12:34 AM2. What is the process to be adopted for making such allegations with respect to sitting and retired judges?Dr.Dhavan said matter needs to b referred to a larger bench.We would like to hear on that aspect as well”17 Aug 2020 12:33 AMThe bench adjourns the case to August 24.States in the order :”The questions framed by this court have certain ramifications1. If statements as to corruption of judges can be made, in what circumstances it can be made.17 Aug 2020 12:30 AMDhavan submits that the questions raised by the bench are very ‘meaningful’ .Dhavan submits that these questions need to be examined by a larger bench.17 Aug 2020 12:28 AMDhavan submits that the questions raised by the bench are very ‘meaningful’ .17 Aug 2020 12:26 AMDhavan also submits that ‘he certainly wants to give the matter a quietus’.17 Aug 2020 12:24 AMJustice Arun Misra says that the Court is keen to have a ‘quietus’ to the issue.17 Aug 2020 12:23 AMJustice Arun Mishra says that the cirucmstances of the allegations have to be looked into. Says there is a judgment by Justice J S Verma, which says corruption allegations against judges should not be made public at the first instance, and should be made to the Court for probe.17 Aug 2020 12:22 AMAdvocate Shanti Bhushan submits that the matter should be heard only after the court starts physical functioning.17 Aug 2020 12:21 AMAdvocate Shanti Bhushan submits that the matter should be heard only after the court starts physical functioning.17 Aug 2020 12:21 AMCorruption allegations per se cannot be contempt, submits Dhavan. He says that Justice Arun Mishra, while he was a judge of Calcutta HC, was part of a judgment which held that the corruption allegations made by Mamta Banerjee against judges did not amount to contempt per se.>Load MoreNext Storylast_img

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