If such an attack is not dealt with, it may affect national honour and prestige: Supreme Court in Prashant Bhushan contempt verdict

"...magnanimity cannot be stretched to such an extent, which may amount to weakness in dealing with a malicious, scurrilous, calculated attack on the very foundation of the institution of the judiciary", the Court held.
Prashant bhushan, Twitter, Supreme Court
Prashant bhushan, Twitter, Supreme Court

Advocate Prashant Bhushan was today found guilty of criminal contempt of court by a three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court over two tweets posted last June that were critical of the judiciary.

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