Prashant Bhushan Judgment: "His conduct reflects adamance and ego", Supreme Court observes, but shows "magnanimity" with Rs 1 fine
The contempt case against Advocate Prashant Bhushan over two of his tweets criticising the judiciary came to an end of sorts today, after the Supreme Court opted to show "magnanimity" by letting Bhushan off with a fine of Rs 1.
In its 82-page judgment, the Bench has emphasised that it is "not afraid of sentencing the contemnor either with imprisonment or from debarring him from the practice", but rather that it is choosing not to retaliate.
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